About Us

Melanie Phillpot, CPDT, CNWI strongly believes in educated dog training and has studied and tested to that end. She earned her title as a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) via independent testing through the Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers. Melanie also believes K9 Nose Work®  

 k9nosework.com/  is a great new sport for nearly every individual dog and guardian, and again has made great efforts to learn, test and become titled as a Certified Nose Work Instructor (CNWI) through the National Association of Canine Scent Work. https://nacsw.net/   Melanie was trained as one of the first Certified Nose Work Instructors in the state of Florida and is currently the most senior active instructor in the state!  In addition to her current certifications, Melanie earned a degree in Psychology from Rhodes College. Melanie's current mottos are,

"It takes brains, not brawn, to raise a good dog!"


"K9 Nose Work® - Sniffing Great Fun For Everyone!"


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