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Education, Certifications, Publications, and whatnot


Certified Veterinary Technician since 2008

Currently Licensed through the Arizona Veterinary Licensing Board

AKC Herding Judge

Member: International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants

AKC Canine Good Citizen and Trick Dog Evaluator since 2016

Aggression in Dogs Master Course 2021

AKC Herding Trial Judge, Farm Dog Judge, Fetch Judge

Articles Written (publications)

DVM360, Veterinary Economics,,, Vail Voice, Central Valley Hospital, Animal Care Center of Green Valley, Ventana Animal Hospital, Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty Center, Central Vet of Albany, Firstline Veterinary, Veterinary Economics, The Vet Life, Quarter Horse Journal

Articles about (publications)

DVM360, Veterinary Economics,,,, My Herald View

Veterinary Conferences Attended


Western States (Reno, NV), Western Veterinary Conference (Las Vegas, NV), American Veterinary Medical Association Conference (Atlanta, GA), American Animal Hospital Association Conference (Phoenix, AZ and Long Beach, CA).

Study tracks at veterinary conferences


Veterinary rehab, weight loss, canine behavior, feline behavior, Canine and feline anxiety pharmacopeia, Behavioral Analysis, Caretaker stress in aggression cases, puppy and kitten socialization, Fear Free Veterinary Care.

Dog Training workshops, etc...


Clicker Expo (Karen Pryor Academy)

Aggression in Dogs Master Course




International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants Conference (IAABC)

Sheep Camp (Durango, CO)

Aggressive Dog Conference 


Sheep Camp (Mountainaire, NM)



Sheep Camp (Arizona)

Dog Achievements:

Brisco, 2022 (Superfly's Brisco County, jr, ASCA) Do More With Your Dog (DMWYD) Novice Trick Title (2022); BH, IGP (Schutzhund) (2024); Third place Open Australian Shepherd Futurity, Frost TX (2024)

Dice, 2014 (Twisted Dice, ABCA and AKC): Canine Good Citizen (2016), Novice Tricks Title (2017), (AHBA) Ranch Dog I Title (2018), AKC First and Second place Herding (2019), AKC Rally Novice First place (2019), 2021 - Retired due to injury.

Cody 2015 (Cody Noodle, AKC) Novice Trick Title (2017), Rally Second place (Cyanosports) (2017), AKC Herding second and third place (2019), New Mexico Arena Trial, High in Trial (USBHA) (2019), Level 1 Herding Title Geese and Sheep titles (IHDA)(2020), AKC Started and Intermediate Sheep Dog Titles (2021) AKC Reserve High In Trial Started Farm Dog (2021) AKC Started Farm Dog Title (2021), ASCA Started Herding Title Sheep and Ducks (2022); ASCA Open Farm Dog Title (2022), ASCA High in Trial Other Breed Open Sheep Farm Dog (2022), AKC Herding Excellent Title (2023) 

Tagg 2018 (Tagg Monkey, ABCA, AKC), Level 1 Herding Title Sheep (IHDA) (2020), AKC Farm Dog Trial 4th place (2021), Toss and Fetch (2020, 2021, 2022), Toss and Fetch Regional Championships (2021), AKC Reserve High in Trial Started Farm Dog (2021) National Association of Dock Diving (NADD), Junior Title (2021) NADD Master Title (2022), AKC Intermediate Sheep Dog Title (2021), Two First Place placings in Rally Obedience Novice (2021), ASCA Started Herding Dog Title Sheep (2022), ASCA Open Farm Dog Title (2022), AKC Herding Excellent Title (2023) Rally Novice Title (2023)

Ruby 2017  Toss and Fetch Disc (2019, 2020, 2021,2022), NADD Novice Title (2021)

Matilda 2020 (Empire's Bouncing Matilda, AKC) Toss and Fetch Disc (2021, 2022), NADD Junior Title (2021), NADD Master Title (2022) Qualified NADD Nationals (2022) CGC (2023)

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