Lori has been involved in dog sports for over 30 years, and has been an agility instructor for the last 16. She has represented the USA internationally eight times in her career with her Sheltie, Skye and Border Collie, Solei.  Lori and Solei have earned medals in individual and/or team events in 6 of their 8 international competitions (World Agility Open (2012-2015), FCI Agility World Championship (2015, 2016 and 2017) and IFCS World Agility Championship (2014).


Although she and her dogs have enjoyed success in both national and international competition, Lori has a passion for teaching her students the necessary connection and teamwork to reach their own goals with their dogs.  Lori has owned and trained multiple mix-breed rescues, golden retrievers, Shetland sheepdogs and border collies. Her household is currently run by 3 border collies, Solei, C-Ya and Mooz along with Sheltie puppy, Aero. 

You can learn more about Lori and training opportunities with her at  www.lorimichaelsagility.com