Amy Herot

Amy Herot, CPDT-KA, Owner, All Good Dogs, LLC

Co-Founder, K9 Nose Work® & National Association of Canine Scent Work (NACSW)

Amy is a professional K9 trainer and handler and brings over a decade of experience to her work. She has certified teams in Narcotics and Explosives and has logged over 1,500 instructional hours in detection dog training. In the canine sport world Amy has trained dogs for IPO, tracking, agility, sheepherding, protection sports, and detection. She has competed nationally with her Dutch Shepherd, Maya and took ‚Äč1st place, open division, at the Oxnard Police K9 Foundation Inaugural Trial, 2009 and 3rd place in Narcotics Detection at the Gold Coast K9 Working Dog Trials, 2006.  Her Belgian Malinois, Seven, is a nationally certified explosives detection dog and has his IPO BH.  Amy and Seven took 1st place in the Explosives Building Search at the 2009 Ventura County Sheriff's K9 Trial. In addition to her working dogs, Amy’s oldest canine companion is her beloved rescue dog, Jesse, a German Shepherd mix and Canine Good Citizen.  

Amy holds a Bachelor of Science from NYU and is nationally certified through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT). Additionally, she is a graduate of the Balu Academy for Dog Trainers and is a John Rogerson associate here in the U.S.  

Her professional memberships and affiliations include the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), Southern California Dog Trainers’ Forum (SCDTF), Southern California Schutzhund Club, and International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators (IABTI). Amy gives much volunteer time and expertise to the betterment of shelter dogs. Some of Amy’s other achievements have been the 2007 President's Volunteer Service Award, spcaLA's 2005 Outstanding H.E.A.L. (Helping Enhance Animals Lives) Volunteer and 2006 Volunteer of the Year.

Amy is one of three co-founders of K9 Nose Work® and of the National Association of Canine Scent Work (NACSW).