About: Us

The People Behind the Biz

Founders & dogbiz U Faculty​

dogbiz owner Veronica Boutelle

Veronica Boutelle
MA Ed., CTC

Founder, Consultant Lead,
DWA Director

Gina Phairas

Gina Phairas
BSc Comms, CTC

Founder, Consultant Lead,
dogbiz U Director

Support

Deborsha Lashway

Deborsha Lashway

Client Support & Operations
Manager, Organizational Goddess, Glue

Business Consultants

dogbiz Consultant Teoti

Teoti Anderson

CPDT-KA, KPA CTP

dogbiz DWA Instructor

Alexis Davison

CPDT-KA, KPA CTP

dogbiz DWA Instructor Doug Duncan

Doug Duncan

CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CTC

dogbiz DWA Instructor Carol Goldschmidt

Carol Goldschmidt

MSc.

dogbiz DWA Instructor & Consultant Tia Guest

Tia Guest

CPDT-KA, ACABC, KPA CTP

dogbiz Consultant Sarah Hoth

Sarah Hoth

MBA, BA, BS, KPA-CTP

Dog Walking Academy Instructors

dogbiz DWA Instructor Josh Boutelle

Josh Boutelle

CPDT-KA
Oakland, CA

dogbiz owner Veronica Boutelle

Veronica Boutelle

MA Ed., CTC
San Francisco and Oakland, CA

dogbiz DWA Instructor Stacy Braslau-Schneck

Stacy Braslau-Schneck

MA CPDT-KA CBCC-KA CAP2
Silicon Valley, CA

dogbiz DWA Instructor Brian Burton

Brian Burton

CDBC, CPDT-KA, KPA-CTP
New York City, NY

dogbiz DWA Instructor

Alexis Davison

CPDT-KA, KPA CTP
Australia

dogbiz DWA Instructor Kelly Elvin

Kelly Elvin

CPDT-KA
Michigan

Photo of DWA Instructor, Matt Elvin

Matt Elvin

Michigan

dogbiz DWA Instructor June Kim

June Kim

CPDT-KA
Seoul, South Korea

dogbiz DWA Instructor Ruth LaRocque

Ruth LaRoque

CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA, CTC
Seattle, WA

Laura

Laura Monaco Torelli

KPA CTP, CPDT-KA
Chicago, IL

dogbiz DWA Instructor Carolina Rocha

Carolina Rocha

DVM, MA in Animal Behavior
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Photo of Rhiannon

Rhiannon Taylor

CDW
Auckland, New Zealand

Picture of DWA instructor Laura

Laura Sharkey

PhD, KPA-CTP

photo of DWA instructor Barbara

Barbara Walmer

CPDT-KSA, CBCC-KA, KPA CTP, ACDBC
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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