Susan has been training dogs for more than 20 years. She is an award-winning dog obedience trainer, teacher and writer. She teaches all levels of dog obedience through American Kennel Club (AKC) Utility Competition.
Prior to re-locating to Chester County PA, Susan was Executive Director and Training Director of Canine Link. She is responsible for training and certifying more than 300 therapy dog teams who offer assistance to people with disabilities, veterans, and children and adults in schools, health care facilities and hospice.
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Jill is a Certified Dog Trainer and AKC evaluator, with background in clinical psychology and physiology.
Jill has worked with Law Enforcement and Search and Rescue teams and adores working with children with special needs at a number of elementary and middle schools with her Labradoodle Nilly.
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Kara and Mike got married in November of 2018.
Kara manages the marketing for a local senior living company and has a particular interest in the bond that can be forged between seniors and canines.
Mike just really loves dogs. He is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries and works as an Actuary for a financial company in West Chester, PA.
They volunteer at local senior living communities with their two dogs, Samson and Cappy.
Kara + Mike
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Susan Fireman | President and co-Founder
Jill Fingerhood | Vice President and co-Founder
Lauren Speakman | Secretary
Lori Saulino I Vice President
Eileen Conway I Vice President
Tim Dumont I Vice President of Fundraising
Kara Abdala | Founding Member
Michael Nesbitt | Founding Member
Dr. Christopher Alston
Dr. David Baugh
Dr. Ellen Gacomis
Paul Rabino, ESQ
Dr. Leigh Ann Ranieri
Dr. Tina Allessandria
Deanne Di Domenico
Mary Jane Rabino