Maureen and Bo winning the 1989 JRTCA Obedience Nationals.
Dog Works Training Center is located on Lee and Maureen Robinson's farm overlooking Lake Summit, 200 Smyre Road, Zirconia, NC 28790. (828) 697- 2604
Maureen has been owned by dogs and horses her whole life. Learning from knowledgeable trainers, attending seminars, camps, and private lessons has led Maureen down a very successful path of caring for and training dogs of all types and their owners. She competed in agility, obedience and breed for 20 years. Her personal dog endeavors now include competing her Border Collies in USBCHA herding events. All her dogs have first been beloved pets and members of the Robinson household. You can see photos of the SVF dogs by activating the above "home" page link.
Maureen grew up in Central Florida, attended college in North Carolina and Virginia, and has lived with her husband, Lee, in Western North Carolina for 44 years. Her son, James, graduated from UNC-Charlotte and her daughter, Maren, from Appalachian State University. Lee is an accomplished tennis player, while Maureen pursues photography as an outside interest. In December 2012 Maureen had a photography showing at the Flood Fine Art Gallery in Asheville. March 2014 finds Maureen's work chosen to be desplayed with 18 other talented artist in the Upstairs ArtSpace, Tryon, NC
Besides raising quality Border Leicester wool sheep, Maureen has also trained and judged horses in several disciplines, riding her own to multiple National Championships. When you leave your pet with us, you are leaving them in experienced, knowledable hands.
Maureen and Hellbender win "Best Gather Award" at the 2012 Bluegrass Classic.