Building Happy Teams Through Gentle Coaching Peg & Jazz

Step In Time Training, LLC offers nose work events and workshops in the Berkshires. We are also the home of the Berkshire Sniffers - an avid group of Berkshire nose work folks who love playing, working and trialing with our dogs!

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Leea and Clarity

Nosework has been the perfect sport for my high drive dog. I have come to "trust my dog" and Clarity is more delighted with every search she does. We now have a wall full of ribbons and certificates! Leea F., Lenox, MA

Mary Ellen and Renny

My main sport with my dogs has always been agility. I wanted to try something new and we are totally hooked now and love our lessons with Peg! I find it to be a great bonding activity and it really helped to boost my dog's confidence too. Mary Ellen S., Schnectady, NY

Aisling and Archie

Archie has always been a nervous, somewhat fearful pup. He now approaches new situations with more confidence and can't wait to "search"! Peg is an extremely knowledgeable, creative and intuitive instructor with both her canine and human clients. Aisling T., Pittsfield MA

Tammy and Aspen

I got into nosework because Aspen is quite the handful. It is something I can do with him that is one on one since all dogs search without other dogs around. It's a great bonding experience. Tammy C., Pittsfield, MA

Norm and Hank

Nosework has been great for my two dogs, Hank and Norman. It has increased their self-confidence and provides a stimulating activity that can be done anywhere. Plus, they love it. It's much more fun than typical obedience training, and encourages them to work independently and use their brain (and nose!). Working with Peg has been amazing. She always has the dog's best interests at heart, and communicates that in a gentle but effective way. Katie H., Porter Corners, NY

Peg is a Chief Search Designer (CSD), judge and an Affiliate Club with USCSS Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers
World Cynosport Rally Judge for all levels American Kennel Club AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Evaluator
American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator Proud student of The Michael Ellis School
Peg is a trial host and Member of the National Association of Canine Scent Work (NACSW) Please visit my YouTube channel
United Kennel Club Rally Obedience Judge Peg is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers since 2004
Peg is a judge and trial host for Performance Scent Dogs E-mail Peg at

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