michele mcleod

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How do you serve precious pets?

  • Pet Training
  • Pet Boarding
  • Pet Sitting

Which training type do you employ to encourage paw-sitive behaviors?

  • Pet Behavior Modification
  • Dog Obedience Training
  • Service Dog Training

What part of the animal kingdom do you serve?

  • Dogs

What licensing do you have?

  • Business License

On a scale of snail to elephant, what size animals do you work with?

  • 20-39 lbs
  • 40-79 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
  • under 20 lbs

Pet Certifications

  • American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Approved Evaluator (AKC CGC)
  • Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT)
  • Certified Animal Communicator (Level Two)
  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA / CPDT-KSA)
  • Fear Free Certified Professional
  • International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC)
  • Victoria Stilwell Academy Certified Dog Trainer (VSA-CDT)

Cat-astrophes happen! What is your cancellation policy?

  • Flexible

Which part of the country do you serve pets?

Northeast (in person appointments); nationwide (virtual consults via Zoom and Skype)

What year did you begin serving pets?

2015

How did you hone your craft?

I trained through formal education and hands on experience, apprenticing with experts in the dog training and behavior modification fields. In addition to my multiple certifications, I attend workshops conducted by leading trainers and researchers in the dog training and behavior modification fields.

What tip would you give pet parents for working with animals that you've learned as a pro?

Look at every dog as an individual.

What is one thing you want pet parents to know about you? It can be whatev-fur you'd like!

My journey as a dog trainer began with a beautiful German Shepherd Dog, Sirius, and the lessons I learned about developing communication, connection and focus with him are the cornerstones of my approach to training my clients' dogs.