Our Trainers - Voted Best in Salida!  

Jenna Geldreich, ABCDT started working with dogs in 2011 and is a Certified Dog Trainer via the Animal Behavior College. Jenna has always been an animal lover but her passion for dogs grew while working as a dog Walker. It was then she realized she wanted to pursue a career in dog training. In 2017, she moved to Colorado and began a more formal education in dog training.  Jenna did a Mentorship with Laura in the summer of 2018 and was so impressive, that we hired her!   Jenna is an excellent dog trainer who uses applied canine behavior science to quickly get desired behavior.  She is a dedicated coach to her students, helping them succeed with their dogs. When she's not training at Gone to the Dogs, she's a Canine Specialist at Ark Valley Humane society.  Her job at the shelter involves training new dogs to make them more adoptable.  She lives with 2 rescues canines and a feline.

Caitlin Kuczko, KPA-CTP, CPDT-KA, CTDI, is a graduate of and Certified Training Partner through the prestigious Karen Pryor Academy. She is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Certified Trick Dog Instructor, approved AKC Evaluator, Professional Member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, and a Professional Responder and Anti-Cruelty Behavior Team for the ASPCA.  With 12 years of experience, Caitlin focuses on behavior modification, obedience training and puppy development.  Her background is in Search And Rescue and scent detection. She trains with working canines, companion pets, and shelter animals. Caitlin lives on a ranch in Leadville with her three dogs and bunny rabbit; she plans on welcoming an Australian Koolie to her crew in January of 2021

Laura Bussing, CPDT-KA, COMD-I, CCFT, FP-MT, is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer with over 30 years of experience in obedience, agility, & behavior consulting. She is Certified Agility Instructor via OneMind Dogs of Finland, a Certified Canine Fitness Trainer via the University of Tennessee and a FitPAWS Master Trainer. She is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and an Evaluator for AKC Canine Good Citizen. Laura teaches on a limited basis at Gone to the Dogs and at Team Spirity Agility in Denver.  Laura concentrates on agility training and behavior consultations for a variety of issues.  Primarily, Laura is a travelling Seminar Presenter for Agility Training, Canine Conditioning and Behavior Issues in Performance Dogs.  Laura is a Master Level competitor in AKC, UKI & USDAA Agility with her Border Collies, Rayn and Cam.  She competes regionally and nationally and has made multiple National Finals with Rayn.

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