Green Festival Speakers

Laura Sharkey



In 2002 Laura left a career as a research scientist to devote herself full time to training dogs. She owns and operates WOOFS! Dog Training Center - Arlington VA.  WOOFS, offer more than 20 classes per week from Puppy Kindergarten to Agility, and Rally Obedience. Laura is obsessed with facilitating communication between owners and dogs and is always striving to find innovative ways to bridge the gap.

In her spare time she competes in agility with her border collies Pagan and Caleb, and spends time training her cockatoo Darwin.