Sara Reusche, CPDT-KA, CVT owns Paws Abilities Dog Training, LLC in Rochester, Minnesota. Sara has ten years of training experience. She became a Certified Professional Dog Trainer in 2005 and a Certified Veterinary Technician in 2006. In addition to training, Sara has worked as a dog groomer, vet tech, doggy daycare attendant, and animal shelter caretaker and trainer. She currently spends the majority of her time working with serious behavior cases and has a special fondness for reactive and anxious dogs.
Sara regularly writes for Dogster and SitStay. She has contributed to the Rochester Women’s Magazine, the Wagazine, the APDT Chronicle of the Dog, and was the 2008 John Fisher scholarship award winner with her article about using the Premack principle, “Lessons from Layla.” Her B.E.S.T. (Behavior, Enrichment, Safety, and Trust) training program for dogs in shelters and foster-based rescues has been replicated across the country.
Sara lives with three adopted mutts, Layla (ARCH RL1X RL3), Dobby (RL1), and Mischief (CGC RLPX), and frequently fosters dogs for rescue organizations. When she’s not working with dogs, Sara enjoys reading, dancing, and staying up too late.
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