Jill Beitel, Owner & Trainer, a graduate of NC State University, has over twenty-five years of dog training experience. She is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Knowledge Assessed, (CPDT-KA) by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers. She is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and Pet Professional Guild, and a member of two local dog training clubs. She is active in several dog rescue organizations, fostering, training, and re-homing rescued dogs. She has prepared many dogs for therapy work and makes regular therapy visits with her own dogs. In addition, Jill has trained her own eight dogs in obedience and agility, showing and earning placements in regional and national AKC agility competitions.
Brooke Crane, Trainer, a graduate from Millersville University and Sante Fe College Teaching Zoo, has a passion for ALL creatures. Brooke got her start training a wide range of exotic animals while receiving her degree in Zoo Animal Technology. She has worked as an animal ambassador, trainer and performer at Busch Gardens Tampa where she found her love for connecting people and animals. She later went on to work at Brevard Zoo where she trained big cats, monkeys, apes, birds of prey, small mammals, and even reptiles! Her experience using positive reinforcement training techniques with a variety of species allowed her to gain a wealth of knowledge. Some behaviors she focused on included voluntary injection, ultrasounds, x-rays, and body presentations!