Jody received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Marquette University. She is also certifid as a Dog Behavior Consultant through the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants and is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers.
Jody managed the Oshkosh Area Humane Society for six years, giving her invaluable hands-on experience. She continues to work with shelters and rescue groups on a regular basis; assessing dogs, designing treatment plans for behavior issues and training staff and volunteers.
She has been teaching classes and doing pet therapy work since 1992. Jody has competed in AKC Obedience, Rally, Agility, NADAC Agility, and K9 Nosework. She has earned 85 performance titles with her two current dogs and has done pet therapy work with three certified therapy dogs.
Jody shares a home with her husband, Dave and their 3 adopted companions; German Shepherd Dogs Cirrus and Maya, and their cat, Isabelle
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