Foxglen - Foxglen

Dog Sports Training • Labrador Retrievers • Pembroke Welsh Corgis


Welcome to the Foxglen Website!

I am fortunate to have dogs that like to do stuff, like lots of cool stuff. Located just outside of Philadelphia, PA., I have the awesome opportunity to be involved in a lot of dog sports and training classes. I have been involved in dog sports since the early 1990's, training and handling Pembroke Welsh Corgis, Rottweilers, and Labrador Retrievers to titles within multiple disciplines. With a foundation in Obedience and Breed, I branched into new sports as they became available; Herding, Agility, Rally Obedience, K9 Nosework, Hunt Work, Tracking, and Parkour. The experience gained from cross-training different breeds allows me a unique insight into behavior, motivation, and limitations that each brings to a performance.

My philosophy is to keep training positive and fun, no matter where a dog is in its career. Handlers get involved in different dog sports to spend time with their companions and that is a key component to a continuing performance. Class exercises should enhance and challenge each team while keeping things simple for motivation and drive.

I am a Certified NoseWork Instructor with the NACSW and an AKC Scent Work Judge. I attend weekly classes, as well as attend seminars with the founding K9NW Instructors, Tracking clubs, Herders, and Breed Handlers to expand on education. Currently I have three dogs successfully competing in multiple dog sports. Aside from teaching K9 Nosework classes at Y2K9s, I also offer private instruction for Agility, Obedience, and Manners.

I have been humbled and exhilarated in what each breed has taught me. Our adventures in Obedience, Agility, Rally-O, and K9 Nosework are always in motion, always different. Feel free to 'Like' us on Facebook for real time updates.

Photos Mike has taken while at the shows and classes can be found under the Photos section.


Joyce Smuda
NACSW CNWI
AKC Scent Work Judge
foxglendogs@gmail.com

Labrador Retrievers

Foxglen's What The River Knows

Foxglen's Way Of The Wind

Foxglen's It's In The Cards NA NAJ OF ORT Elite1  NW3-C NW3-V NW3-I NW3-E L3I L2V L1E CGC TDI

Foxglen's Event Horizon RN AX OAJ XF AD SSA SS SR ORT NW2  LHC

2019

2019

2012

2006 - 2016

Pembroke Welsh Corgis

Corgard's Hot Fun in Th' Stunnertime CGC  ORT

Corgard's Midnight Party at Foxglen NAP NJP NFP RL1 ORT NW2  CGC

VBraun's Pippi Longstocking CGC

CH Sir Forrest Crump Von Braun CD AX AXJ VC AD EAC EJC OGC PHC CGC TDI

2013

2008

1996 - 2012

1995 - 2008

Rottweilers

V Braun's Extra Jazz V Foxglen                Jazzy               2000 - 2008



1998

2004

Crumpet & Sprout

2006

Niven, Crumpet, Joyce, Sprout

2012

Joyce, Tarot, Torch, Niven

2013

Niven, Tarot, Desi, Mike, Torch

2016

Joyce, Torch, Desi, Tarot, & Niven

2017

Last updated on July 27, 2019

This site is maintained by myself, Joyce Smuda
I am not affiliated with another Kennel or Training Facility
Established 1997
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Email to foxglendogs@gmail.com