I’m a KPA-CTP and CPDT-KSA certified dog trainer and a CDBC and CBCC-KA certified canine behavior consultant. I’m also Fear Free certified, and I’m a member of PPG and APDT. As the only certified canine behavior consultant in Iowa, I am uniquely prepared to evaluate and address problematic behaviors. I provide customized private coaching, day training, and virtual services. My specializations include behavior modification, adopted dogs, puppy foundation skills, and family-friendly training. My training philosophy centers on strengthening and celebrating the bond between pet guardians and their dogs. I use innovative, compassionate methods based in behavior science. Pet parents who train the Plucky Paws way enjoy the benefits of sharing their home with a well-mannered, joyful dog.