About the Trainer

training those paws so you can praise 'em


Lindsey is a graduate of the San Francisco SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers, which has been called the "Harvard of Dog Training Schools."  She holds a certificate in training and behavior counseling. She is a member of APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers, #74970) and is a Certified Pet Care Technician.  She is also a CPDT-KA (Certified Pet Dog Trainer- Knowledge Assessed).

In addition to serving clients privately, Lindsey also works at Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) as the Animal Programs Director. 
Lindsey holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations and Spanish from Simpson College. Before deciding to become a dog trainer, she worked with the American Cancer Society for 6 years and as a veterinary assistant for 1 year.

Lindsey, her husband and son live with a rescued Siamese mix, Sprite, an Orange Tabby, Fudge and a Weimaraner mix Sibley (pictured to the left).