Melissa is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA), A Certified Separation Anxiety Trainer (CSAT), a member of Pet Professional Guild (PPG) and the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT). She is a graduate of The Academy of Dog Behavior, where she worked closely with renowned trainer and behavior expert, Trish King, for two years. She works closely with the Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV), where she is often called upon to help newly adopted dogs settle into their homes or help resolve behavior problems to ensure pets stay in their homes. Melissa is focused on Early Puppy Socialization and Training and founded the highly successful “Sunday Puppy Socials” at HSSV to help new puppy parents learn about the importance of teaching life skills and helping puppies develop confidence in a safe and controlled manner. She also specializes in treating Separation Anxiety and separation related problems in dogs. For more information about Melissa click HERE.