• Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner (KPA CTP)
  • TAGteach Level 1 Certification
  • Certified Trick Dog Instructor (CDTI)
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator
  • Professional Member of Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)

Marti has been working with and training dogs for over 20 years. She teaches many classes including Puppy Kindergarten through Intermediate, and trains pups in our Puppy Academy and Boarding School.

Marti volunteers with Veterans groups and has trained Therapy and Service Dogs, and is a consultant for a veterinary practice in Northern Virginia. Her past dog lives include CEO and director of a non profit that raised Labrador Retrievers for Homeland Security divisions, fostering and raising EOD canines as well as socialization protocols for puppy raisers. Her current family dogs are Mojo and Karma. Karma has numerous trick titles and advanced levels of obedience. Marti is also a CPA and mother of two “grown and flown” sons.