Liz is a positive-reinforcement based trainer that loves teaching animals to participate in their own care. More than than, she loves helping pet parents develop training skills to help train their own dogs. When working with Liz, you’ll get someone who will cheer you on when you get it right, help you problem-solve when you need more guidance and is committed to seeking out more information if she doesn’t know the answer.
Liz firmly believes that animals deserve to participate in their own care and she is passionate about teaching humans how to read their dogs' body language so that they can better understand each other. Liz is committed to helping you and your pet receive a high level training experience rooted in mutual respect, clear communication, and an animal-centric approach.
Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences – Animal Ecology with an emphasis in Animal Behavior and a Minor in Psychology from Texas A&M University, as well as a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Zoo and Aquarium Studies from Western Illinois University.
Liz has spent a lifetime building a career centered around animals. She raised livestock in the FFA and took agriculture & veterinary technician classes in high school. She worked in animal shelters and interned at the Dallas and Houston Zoo in college. She pursued dog training, eventually rising from a dog trainer, to a teacher for other trainers. Liz is fortunate to have had a lot of different experiences centered around her life long love of animals. She is even more fortunate to have a job that she truly loves to do.