Positive reinforcement for pups & their people


I have a Biology degree from the University of Notre Dame, and I planned to become a veterinarian. 

Once I began working with animals, I preferred the role of a caretaker and became a California Registered Veterinary Technician. I worked in this field for 20 years. 

In 2015 I decided to pursue my passion to strengthen the human animal bond through dog training. My goal is to help people see the potential in their dogs and develop their connection & understanding. 

I volunteer at Pets are Wonderful Support, by giving behavioral training & advice to clients and staff.


Past experience:

I started out at the  SF Puppy Prep Dayschool.

I taught Puppy Manners 1 & 2, Adolescent Manners, Adult Manners & Recall  for the SF SPCA Behavior & Training department.

I also worked in the SF SPCA Animal Assisted Therapy department. 

I took therapy dogs to help people with mental health concerns thru the MESCAAT program- Mastery, Empathy & Social Consciousness through Animal Assisted Therapy.