Woofology - Trainers Academy, LLC - Dog Training and DayCare



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Meet the Staff!


Lisa with Theo
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President, Lisa (Laney) Patrona, Dip. CBST, CPDT-KA, ACDBC, AABP-CDT, is a member of the following organizations:
  • Graduate of the Companion Animal Sciences Institute
  • Certified Member of the Association of Animal Behavior Professionals (AABP)
  • Associate Member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, Inc. (IAABC)
  • Professional Member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)
  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT)
  • Professional Member of the Applied Companion Animal Behavior Network
  • Full Member of The Pet Professional Guild
  • Listed as Truly Dog Friendly at www.trulydogfriendly.com

Lisa teaches Puppy and Intermediate classes and also does private consultations for serious canine behavioral issues, such as extreme fears, anxiety and aggression.


Sue with Maddie
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Sue Esper, BA, CPDT-KA is a member of:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Wayne State University
  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed through the Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT)
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator
  • Listed as Truly Dog Friendly at www.trulydogfriendly.com
  • Associate Member of The Pet Professional Guild
  • "Chicken Camp" Graduate (Introductory Operant Conditioning Workshop with Marian & Bob Bailey)

Sue teaches Puppy and Intermediate classes.

Devene with Sunny
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Devene Godau, CPDT-KA is a member of the following organizations:

Devene currently teaches Greyhound-Only class.



Jessica with Arrow

Jessica Rittenberry, Office Supervisor

Jess joined the Trainers Academy DayCare staff in 2012 and currently holds the position of Office Supervisorr.  She loves being with the dogs everyday and truly enjoys the work she does as a dedicated and hard working member of the team!

Jess shares her life with her canine companion Eve, a 9 year old Pit/Boxer mix. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends, and their dogs too, of course! 


Our DayCare staff  has grown! We'll be updating this page soon!



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