Katrina brings an unprecedented variety of experiences to the pet care
industry. In addition to training alongside a mentor for years, Katrina has worked at "stay and play" style dog boarding
facilities and doggy daycares, a veterinary office and natural pet supply
stores. Katrina & Chad worked as the live-in caretakers for a show dog kennel
with 24/7 responsibility for the breeding stock. Katrina has additionally been a
dog bather at a grooming shop and volunteered for years as a 4-H dog club leader, supervising children from Kindergarten through High School with their dogs. She has opened
her heart and home to countless foster dogs throughout the years.
Chesapeake Bay Retriever and Katrina also braved the world of dog showing where
Katrina owner-handled Scout to her AKC Championship.
Katrina has spent hours every week studying canine body language, play
styles, inherent breed characteristics and “nature versus nurture” as a doggy
daycare attendant and assistant at group dog training classes. Katrina has also personally raised, fostered or adopted
a variety of breeds and breed mixes including Australian Cattle Dog, Australian
Shepherd, Beagle, Brittany, Bullmastiff, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, German
Shepherd, Golden Retriever, Great Dane, Labrador Retriever, Mastiff, Miniature Dachshund,
Siberian Husky and Springer Spaniel.