Our Training & Behavior Team

Our talented team of animal trainers have obtained a variety of certifications and credentials through education based in scientific animal learning theory, with a keen understanding of operant (consequential) and classical (associative) conditioning.  With an enthusiastic and compelling commitment to fun, engaging training sessions for you and your animal, you’ll quickly understand why our team has a great reputation in the Boulder Valley and beyond!

Allison Hartlage, CTC, KPA-CTP, CBCC-KA, CNWI

Director of Animal Traning and Behavior

Anita Hurley, CTC, CBCC-KA

Manager of Animal Training and Behavior

Emily Heitzmann, KPA-CTP

Puppy Club Supervisor


Training and Behavior Consultant, Puppy Club Consultant

Mary Copeland,  CTC, CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA, CGC evaluator

Training and Behavior Consultant, Dog Trainer

Ona Ferens, CPDT-KA

Training and Behavior Consultant

Renee Enroth, KPA-CTP

Training and Behavior Consultant

Andy Merryman, CTC

Training and Behavior Senior Consultant

Will Rounds, CTC, CBCC-KA

Training and Behavior Senior Consultant

Bettina Schaden, CPDT-KA

Dog Trainer

Maylis Casassa Bastres, KPA-CTP

Dog Trainer

Jessica Char, CPDT-KA, CSAT

Dog Trainer

Sarah McIntosh, CNWI, KPA CTP, Certificate in Applied Animal Behavior

Certified Nose Work Instructor

Shannon Rood, KPA-CTP

Dog Trainer

Helena Kokes, ACCBC, ACDBC, ANWI

Training and Behavior Senior Consultant

Danielle Winkelman, KPA CTP, ACDBC, FFCP

Training and Behavior Senior Consultant