The team :: Laura Hartwick


Laura is the Santa Cruz, CA based captain of this dog team and, ha, dig this: horse trainer, riding instructor, dog trainer, dog agility instructor, artist, writer, designer, and hiker of the redwood forests.

Her dogs have competed at the local and National level, and done pretty darn good, for over 10 years.

Read all about the team at

Read an article about Laura from Clean Run Magazine (1-2).
Read an article about Laura from the San Francisco Chronicle.
Read about Laura on Dog Milk.
Find Laura's illustrations on
Buy Laura's t-shirts on Teamsmalldog Teesspring store.

Laura teaches agility at Heart Dog Agility.
Laura teaches riding and trains at Bonny Doon Equestrian.

photo by the amazing Heather Christensen

Some of Laura's writing from Clean Run Magazine:
January 2016, Bringing up Banksy 1-2
February 2016, Bringing up Banksy 1-2-3
March 2016, Bringing up Banksy 1-2-3

Some choice blog tidbits:
The Thing About Luck
Blowback Trending: A Manifestic Call to Arms
What it is, TeamSmallDog goes to the dog show in 4 acts
Greg Derrett Handling system explained