Carol Noriega resides in North East, Pennsylvania. Carol Noriega

She was introduced to K9 Nose Work from a local trainer while looking for a fun activity for her newly adopted Redbone Coonhound, Copper in 2011.

Soon, Carol was volunteering at ORTs and trials, attending nose work seminars and camps, immersing herself in the sport of K9 Nose Work. Carol and Copper have competed at all levels, including the 2017 NACSW National Invitational.

Her adopted Doberman, Puma is currently competing at the Elite level.

Carol is an active Certified Nose Work Instructor offering classes through her business, Pocono Nose Work. In addition, she is a trial host, Score Room Lead, ORT Certifying Official and judge.

When not scoping out interesting search areas to train her dogs, Carol enjoys hiking with her beloved Copper and Puma.