Qualifications

All of our canine behaviorists are certified by:

AKC -  American Kennel Club

CGC - Canine Good Citizen

CCPDT - Canine Council for Professional Dog Trainers

PDTA - Professional Dog Trainers Association

Meet The Team

Andy, Head Trainer

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Andy brings years of experience to CBS. With a truly unique approach to each case. His passion for helping others as well as dogs' is truly unmatched. Andy conducts all Service/Therapy Animal courses as well as Protection. Through the years, he has trained hundreds of dogs' from big to small and loved every second of it.  Andy has a German Shepard of his own named Riley. 


FUN FACT: Andy played Semi-Pro Baseball with the Tampa Bombers for several years. 

Melissa, Office Manager

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Melissa Joined CBS in July of 2018 as The Office Manager with the plan to enroll into a training program to become an AKC Evaluator and potentially move into becoming a trainer.





Riley, K-9 & Demo Dog

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Meet Riley! One of CBS' demonstration dogs'. Riley is a 6 year old German Shepard. She loves people... especially kids. 


FUN FACT: Riley is both a protection dog as well as Service Animal. She also loves belly rubs as much as possible. 

Steven, Trainer

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Steven has worked as a part-time trainer with CBS for 3 years. As of January 2019, we are incredibly excited to announce that he has joined our team full time. Steven has years of experience in several areas of dog behavior. Such as modification, phycology & correction. 


Fun Fact: Steven also works as a coach with Herbal Life.

Roger, Trainer

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Roger has been with the CBS team since May of 2017. He is a subject matter expert in dog behavior as well as agility.


Fun Fact: Roger has been known to get incredibly distracted by Pharaoh the office dog.

Monica, Trainer/Office Assistant

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Monica joined CBS in early 2014. She has (2) dogs herself that all CBS trainers use as demonstration dogs. Monica assists in all of the scheduling in addition to going out in the field and training.


Fun Fact: Monica's 2 dogs, Lola & Max both came from Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center. Monica also volunteers there.