Khara Schuetzner, M.A., CPDT-KSA, CNWI

Khara Schuetzner is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and graduate of the Anti-Cruelty Society’s School of Dog Training. An American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, Khara is also certified in Pet First Aid and CPR and earned her Nose Work Instructor certification from the National Canine Association of Scent Work. She has an undergraduate degree in zoology from the University of Oklahoma, and a Master of Arts degree in Teaching from Chicago’s National Louis University. Khara has worked with animals for more than 20 years and has logged thousands of hours of dog training and animal care experience as a volunteer shelter worker, foster dog parent, and behavioral consultant. She is a professional member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), a member of the Animal Behavior Society, and a supporting member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. She is a member of North American Police Working Dogs and National Association (NAPWDA) and National Network of Canine Detection Services. Khara owns and operates The Doggie Spot, which was the first training facility in Shawnee, Oklahoma, and was the state’s first CPDT-KSA and Canine Nose Work Instructor. Currently, Khara serves as chair on the APDT Board.