CPDT-KA Nationally Certified Professional Dog Trainer
Empowering Solutions for Every Canine Challenge
Aunt Penny’s Comprehensive, Force-Free Dog Training Approach
Aunt Penny is committed to providing the most effective, convenient force-free solutions for clients’ dog training needs, expectant families’ dog challenges, shelter and rescue organizations’ educational needs, school dog bite prevention programs, and first responders’ challenges with dogs on the job.
Penny avidly pursues ongoing continuing education and professional development by attending seminars and webinars and keeping current on all industry literature. Penny is well respected and receives referrals from veterinarians, kennels, rescue organizations, and humane societies, whose staff she educates on handling dogs safely and humanely.
Penny has a diverse background in canines and training through her work with service dogs for people with physical challenges, working in a vet hospital, owning a boarding, grooming, and training kennel, and then branching into Aunt Penny’s Pet Services.
Penny is a National Speaker and licensed presenter for the International Family Paws Parent Education programs– Dogs and Storks and Dogs and Toddlers- an Advanced Certified Pet Tech, a Nationally Certified Professional Dog Trainer, an occupational dog bite prevention instructor, and a media consultant.
Penny and her husband, Shawn, reside in Irwin, PA, and have four adult children and six grandchildren. When not educating humans about canines, Penny enjoys her ten dogs (8 rescued and 2 Newfies). They weigh from 7.4 pounds to 160 pounds. Plus, pygmy goats and African Cichlids.