Natalie stayed in our home with our pets for 2 weeks. While with them, she provided lots of interesting play opportunities such as nose work, dog parks and walks. Our neighbors reported that our dogs seemed comfortable with her when they saw her in the back yard or on walks. Natalie has been quite responsive to our requests for providing specific things for our pets when requested. She is a friendly young woman with lots ...
I have known Natalie for approx. 3 years through our involvement with the Humane Society of Portage County (HSPC). She formerly worked at HSPC as the Animal Care Staff, Adoption Support and various other random duties. I currently serve on the Board of Directors, act in partial as the Volunteer Coordinator and head the Lead Dog Walker Team. She has a strong dedication not only to the animal’s physical welfare but also their mental ...
Natalie is truly incredible with animals. I met her through an animal shelter she was working for, and it was immediately clear to me that she was compassionate, skilled, and very caring. She is kind enough to take care of my cats when I go away. One of my cats needs a daily medication and she is NOT good about taking it! Natalie had no problem administering the medication - and my cat still liked her ...
Animal Behavior Degree!
I have a bachelor's of Science in Biology and Psychology with a focus in animal behavior. I am currently now going to school for my Vet tech certification. I have worked in animal welfare field for several years with dogs, cats and many other critters alike! I can help with ongoing training, giving medications if needed and providing extra enrichment for your pooch! I also have experience with strong pullers! I am flexible and can ...
What Natalie would like to know about your dog
I would like to know general temperament, any favorite toys or activities, any health or medical issues, and any triggers for the dog along with any commands he/she might know. I do work full time as well up to 10-12 hour shifts at a time. If your dog needs frequent potty breaks, then I am unfortunately not a good fit