Sherrie is a knowledgable and seasoned teacher. She has experience from years of teaching and competing in the sport, but also has worked to stay up to speed with current agility trends. She has a keen eye for detail and is very methodical in her approaches to teaching and learning. Sherrie is also very kind and compassionate with regards to both her dog and human students, always keeping a value on partnership at the core of her teachings.
Sherrie Wilkes has a lot to offer at her facility, The Complete K-9.
Sherrie has been involved in agility for many years and was a top competitor in both USDAA and AKC, winning the coveted Dog Agility Masters Team Championship in Scottsdale, AZ and also placing in the Top 10 at AKC World Team Tryouts.
Sherrie has been training with me since she returned to the area over 15 years ago. She keeps up her knowledge by attending seminars, training with top instructors and by hosting events at her location in Pittstown, NJ. When she works with me, she takes diligent notes and always makes sure she understands the concepts thoroughly.
In addition to being a knowledgeable instructor, Sherrie is FUN! She is a hoot to be around and makes sure that learning is fun. She has themed classes that her students really enjoy attending.
In today’s agility world, students have a lot of choices about where to train. I wouldn’t hesitate to train with Sherrie!
When it comes to great dog training I would go to Sherrie Wilkes and The Complete K-9.
Whether it is the basics (or not so basic) or home dog training or agility foundation, I would check her out.
Sherrie is great with masters, advanced and beginner dog trainers/handlers. She knows how to break down the information into understandable parts and then teach you to teach your dog!
As the name says, Sherrie offers complete training from puppy to adult. She continues the training from short sequences both with and without contacts and after that she works into the agility coursework. Upward and onward from there!!
Start and continue your dog’s journey with The Complete K-9!!!!!
Sherrie has had dogs her entire life and has been training in agility for over 20 years. She has trained with top members of the sport such as Jen Pinder, Mary Ellen Barry, Perry DeWitt, Jessica Ajoux, Soshana Dos, Patty and Stuart Mah just to name a few.
Sherrie is proficient in One Mind Dog principles and has trained with Janita Leinonen, Jaakko Suoknuuti, Tuulia Liuhto, Timo Liuhto, and others. She is also well versed in other handling methods such as Linda Mecklenberg and Greg Derrett and can adapt to the needs of each team.
Sherrie has competed in USDAA and AKC putting 4 ADCHs and 7 MACHs on her Aussies and Border Collies. She has also been very successful nationally over the years. She has been in the final rounds of USDAA Grand Prix and DAM team events with placements. Her DAM team became National Champions. Sherrie has also participated in AKC Nationals and was a finalist. She has participated in AKC World Team tryouts several times and has finished 4th and 7th overall.
Sherrie is currently competing with her Border Collie "Remi" and her Aussie "Kit" in USDAA and AKC.
Sherrie prides herself on her ability to work with many varied breeds in agility as well as creating a consistent and fun training atmosphere.