Karen Moureaux

Director of training

Karen Moureaux is the owner and training director of Contact Point Agility Center.

When Karen opened Contact Point Agility in 1992, it was the first dog agility training facility in Southern California. Karen has been training dogs in agility since 1989 and has played a crucial part in the development of Dog Agility in the United States. Karen served on the first American Kennel Club agility advisory committee in July of 1995. As a part of that committee Karen was instrumental in the development of the American Kennel Club’s agility program.

Karen is also an extremely accomplished agility competitor. She has enjoyed tremendous success with a variety of dogs and is one of only a handful of agility competitors in the United States to be selected four times for the United States Dog Agility World Team. She has competed in Spain, Austria, Belgium and Switzerland as well as being the leader of the Pedigree Agility Team at the World Dog Show in Mexico City in 2007. She is also one of the few competitors in North America to obtain the USDAA Agility Dog Champion (ADCH) title with three dogs. In addition to teaching and competing in agility Karen has bred Border Collies since 1999 and has bred many pups that are champions in Agility, Herding & Flyball as well as being great therapy dogs, Frisbee dogs and best friends.
 

ADCH3 FDCH "Dallas" MX MXJ CDX EAC
(Border Collie)

  • United States Agility Team member ‚ Spain (1992), Belgium (1994), Austria (1995) & Switzerland (1995)
  • Entered into USDAA Hall of Fame in 1994
  • USDAA National Champion 1994
  • AKC Agility National Champion 1996
  • Finalist AKC National Championships 1998
  • Qualified for USDAA National Championships 1990-1999
  • Qualified AKC National Championships 1996-1999
  • Winner of four USDAA Grand Prix Regional Qualifiers
  • Numerous TV commercials and print ads
     

ADCH FDCH "April" MX AXJ EAC
(Border Collie)

  • United States Agility Team member ‚ Spain (1992), Belgium (1994), Austria (1995) & Switzerland (1995)
  • Qualified for USDAA Grand Prix National Championships 1992-1998
  • Competed in Flyball 1993-2001
  • Rescued from Chatsworth, CA animal shelter at approximately 5 months old in 1991

"Hoop" AAD MX
(Labrador Retriever)

  • Multiple Qualifier for USDAA Grand Prix National Championships
  • TV appearances and print ads
  • Rescued from a parking lot in Calabasas, CA at approx. 5 months old in 1993
     

MACH ADCH "Ravin"
(Border Collie)

  • Finalist USDAA World Championships 2003
  • Qualified for AKC World Team Invitational Tournament 2000-2002
  • 4th place round 4 AKC National Championships 2000
  • 3rd Place 26" USDAA Grand Prix National Championship 1999
  • Qualified for USDAA National Championships 1998-2003
  • 4th Place AKC National Championships 1998
  • Finalist USDAA National Championships 1998
  • TV appearances and print ads
  • Ravin is a "rehome" who came to Karen at 3 years old
     

"Donnay" MX MXJ MAD GM JM RM
(Shetland Sheepdog)

  • Qualified for USDAA National Championships 1999-2003
  • Qualified for AKC National Championships 2000-2001
  • Donnay is a "rehome" who came to Karen at 3 years old
     

ADCH "Quiver" AX AXJ
(Border Collie)

  • Qualified for the USDAA World Championships 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
  • World Dog Show Mexico City 2007 - Pedigree Demonstration Team Member

 

Karen has also shown and titled Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, Jack Russell Terriers, Beagles, Belgian Malinois, Australian Shepherds as well as Border Collies and Shetland Sheepdogs.