These specialized classes will focus on various aspects of this fun sport. Please click on the class titles listed in the schedule below to get more information on each class. All Barn Hunt classes are taught in the R2 facility in Richardson.

After enrollment, watch for a confirmation email with important details.

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Your Instructors

  • Specialty & Pet Manners Trainer

    Gabi Vannini CPDT-KA
    Gabi Vannini CPDT-KA joined the WAGD staff in fall 2018. She teaches barn hunt, agility, conformation, rally and manners. She is an AKC CGC, trick, ACT test, temperament test and farm dog evaluator. Gabi competes in a variety of dog sports with her own dogs and has titled in obedience, agility, rally, conformation, lure coursing, dock diving, barn hunt, tricks […]
  • Barn Hunt Trainer

    Nicole Birnbaum
    In 2021, Nicole joined the What A Great Dog team as a Barn Hunt trainer. She has a solid background in training and competing in Barn Hunt and is able to teach all levels.  Nicole is a member of North Texas Barnhunters. She has served on NTB’s Board since 2019 and was on NTB’s National committee in 2018 and 2019. […]
  • Barn Hunt Trainer

    Pam Opanowitz
    Pam joined the WAGD team in 2019, bringing extensive knowledge of both training and competing in Barn Hunt. She has been an integral part of launching Barn Hunt at WAGD. She is teaching all levels of Barn Hunt at WAGD Pam began training and competing in dog sports with her miniature schnauzer Lucy in 2012. Lucy has earned numerous titles […]