top of page
Katie & Dean Shannon Rainwater Homestead it's not the DOG were TRAINING

Katie & Dean

Empathetic | Authentic | Dog Lovers

Authors of | It's not the DOG we're TRAINING

It’s not the DOG we’re TRAINING is a captivating and Authentic educational book. Katie & Dean Shannon provide education through sharing real-life experiences, all the real raw truth. Their highly successful work with dogs in the community is based on the power of love & empathy and reinforcing the positivity in all life. After a tragic event in childhood, Katie has dedicated her life to Dogs. At Rainwater Homestead | It's not the DOG we're TRAINING, we are committed to providing Authentic dog training services through our in-person community classes and our easy-to-read book. With over 20 years of experience, Katie & Dean are passionate dog lovers, here to help you build a strong bond with your furry friend & be the best human you can be in your relationship with your dog, family and commuinity. We offer a variety of classes that focus on pet communication, socialization, and empathy-based behavioural theory. No matter what you feel you need, you're guaranteed to learn everything there is to know about building a strong rewarding relationship with your dog.

Our aim through our book is to provide easy-to-comprehend solutions to the most common challenges that pet owners & people alike, face. Through authentic behavioural education and applying kind, approachable, and Empathetic principles, we are here to help you have the best time together with your dog. Now, tomorrow & forever.

Katie & Dean Shannon  | Rainwater Homestead West Coast Homesteading Couple | 2 Brown Dogs and a Cat Boarding | Cattery NZ
Katie & Dean Shannon Rainwater Homestead it's not the DOG were TRAINING

A Dogs Day Out

Photography by Joanne Matthew

bottom of page