Angie has owned, trained, and competed with dogs for 30 years. She began training professionally in 2014, and in 2016 she became a certified professional dog trainer through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT), the only independent testing organization in the country. She is an AKC Canine Good Citizen and Trick Dog Evaluator. She also has experience as a veterinary technician and a breeder of Doberman Pinschers. With this knowledge, she can recognize when a dog’s behavior may have a medical or nutritional cause that requires treatment in addition to behavioral modification training.
She understands that you and your dog are individuals, with unique personalities, problems, skills, and goals. She has experience working with children and adults that have different learning or physical abilities, and lifestyles. She trains all dog breeds and sizes. She strives to provide a positive, inclusive, judgement free learning environment. She uses reward-based training methods to create fun, effective training programs that will achieve lasting results.
Angie attends annual conferences, seminars, and workshops to learn new skills and stay up to date on current dog training methods and theories. She is a member of several professional dog training organizations and clubs. In her spare time, she likes to read, travel, compete in dog sports with her dogs and experiment with dog treat recipes and crafts!