Marin Dog Sports & Training

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Who We Are

At Marin Dog Sports and Training we are focused on providing  dog training services with the highest levels of customer satisfaction – we will do everything we can to meet your expectations.


With a variety of offerings to choose from, we’re sure you’ll be happy working with us. Look around our website and if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us. We hope to see you again! Check back later for new updates to our website. There’s much more to come!

Why Us?

Our mission is to help people reach their individual training goals and build better, happier relationships with their dogs using a blend of learning research and compassion to achieve results.


We work with a wide range of clients, teaching beginning through competition levels, and initiating new training programs to broaden community interest in dog sports while fostering stronger relationships between humans and dogs.


The founder, Celeste Barker specializes in Agility, Nose Work®, and Tricks.  She has a BA from SFSU, MBA from GGU, graduate of the MHS Canine Behavior Academy I and II, member of APDT, and competes in AKC, NADAC, and CPE agility and K9 Nose Work. She is also a Certified Trick Dog Instructor, CTDI, and ANWI and member of the National Association of Canine Scent Works, NACSW.


Celeste has been teaching dog training classes for over ten years, competes in Agility and K9 Nose Work®  with her own dogs, and is a member of the Bay Team Agility Club.


She is a frequent contributor of several nationwide training forums to exchange best practices, and continues the study of dog training and behavior through seminars, workshops, and training camps led by world-renowned trainers.