Garrett is a dog trainer and instructor with over 35 years of experience of field and search and rescue dogs. He has instructed a diverse group of trainers and handlers in search and rescue, law enforcement, field, and companion dog owners. He has instructed and presented at numerous seminars and conferences nationally.
Garrett has responded to numerous missing person searches, HRD, and disaster missions both domestically and abroad. He specializes in teaching the concepts of motivational development that serves as the cornerstone for the working dog, and works with handlers on recognition of canine behavior, modification, and problem solving.
Garrett currently participates as a judge in K9 Nose Work competitions, instructs handlers in canine detection and SAR, and remains active in assisting handlers in their training goals with their canine partners.