About: Us

The People Behind the Biz

Founders & dogbiz U Faculty​

Veronica Boutelle
MA Ed., CTC

Founder, Consultant Lead,
DWA Director

Gina Phairas
BSc Comms, CTC

Founder, Consultant Lead,
dogbiz U Director

Support

Deborsha Lashway

Client Support & Operations
Manager, Organizational Goddess, Glue

Business Consultants

Teoti Anderson

CPDT-KA, KPA CTP

Alexis Davison

CPDT-KA, KPA CTP

Doug Duncan

CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CTC

Carol Goldschmidt

MSc.

Tia Guest

KPA CTP, CPDT-KA, ACABC

Sarah Hoth

MBA, BA, BS, KPA-CTP

Dog Walking Academy Instructors

Nan Arthur

CDBC, CPDT-KSA, KPACTP, TAGteach PC
San Diego, CA

Maureen Backman

MS, CTC, PCT-A
San Francisco, CA

Josh Boutelle

CPDT-KA
Oakland, CA

Veronica Boutelle

MA Ed., CTC
Oakland, CA

Pat Blocker

CPDT-KA
Aurora, CO

Stacy Braslau-Schneck

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

Brian Burton

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

Alexis Davison

CPDT-KA, KPA CTP
Australia

Kelly Elvin

CPDT-KA
Michigan

Matt Elvin

Michigan

June Kim

CPDT-KA
Seoul, South Korea

Ruth LaRoque

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

Laura Monaco Torelli

KPA CTP, CPDT-KA
Chicago, IL

Carolina Rocha

DVM, MA in Animal Behavior
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Rhiannon Taylor

CDW
Auckland, New Zealand

Laura Sharkey

PhD, KPA-CTP

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