Trainer Profile
APDT Member Since 2021

Notre Dog Academy

Stephanie has been a dog training instructor for over 10 years. Her journey began in college when she took an intro to Psychology class and fell in love! She continued to study the psychology of learning and got her Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2011. She began an internship at the Prison Pet Partnership while still in school, where she spent 3 years learning the ins and outs of training mobility service dogs, therapy dogs, and pet dogs, too. Meanwhile, she also completed an apprenticeship to become a dog training instructor. In 2015 she passed her exam and earned her certificate as a Certified Pet Dog Training Instructor-Knowledge Assessed through the Certification Council for Pet Dog Trainers.
Certifications: CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA
Designations: Certified Canine Behavior Consultant
Job Title: Owner
Training Philosophy: We use science-backed methods and follow LIMA
Locations Served: Tacoma, WA and surrounding areas
Services Offered
Behavioral Consultation
CGC Training
In-Home Training
Private Lessons
Separation Anxiety