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  • 2016 won Best Dog Trainer of Washington through King 5 News and Evening Magazine
  • 2015 won Best Dog Trainer of Washington through King 5 News and Evening Magazine
  • 2014 voted top 10 dog trainer of Washington through King 5 News and Evening Magazine
  • 2013 voted top 5 Dog Trainer (voted 1st of private dog trainers) of Washington through King 5 News and Evening Magazine
  • 2012 voted top 5 Dog Trainer (voted 1st of private dog trainers) of Washington through King 5 News and Evening Magazine
  • 2011 won Best Dog Trainer of Washington through King 5 News and Evening Magazine
  • 2010 voted top 5 Dog Trainer (voted 1st of private dog trainers) of Washington through King 5 News and Evening Magazine
  • 2009 voted top 5 Dog Trainer (voted 1st of private dog trainers) of Washington through King 5 News and Evening Magazine
  • 2008 won Best Dog Trainer of Washington through King 5 News and Evening Magazine
  • Featured in Mukilteo Beacon
  • Featured in Edmonds Beacon
  • Featured in Mill Creek Living Magazine
  • Canine Behavior Consultant for various different rescue organizations
  • Completed detailed study of 70 dog breeds
  • Completed courses on dog training and behavior, LA, CA

Member of:

  • APDT (association of pet dog trainers)
  • IACP (international association of canine professionals)
  • HSUS DART member (humane society of the US, Disaster Animal Response Team)
  • ASPCA (American society for the prevention of cruelty to animals)

“Maybe there are some areas where, when we are compared to dogs, we come up short. Being called a “dog” might not be such a bad thing after all”.

- John Richard Stephens