Elissa Weimer-Sentner is the owner of Paw & Order Dog Training and co-owner of K9 Companions. She is certified through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT). Elissa is also a certified Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and a member of the IACP and the APDT. She has earned a number of certifications and has been recognized many times for her work. Elissa has even been recognized as VIP Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women.
Elissa served as a Combat Military Police Officer from 2007 to 2014. After graduating at the top of her class from California University of Pennsylvania, Elissa completed a highly selective Professional Dog Training Program as an outstanding graduate. She has also attended many seminars and training classes including, but not limited to:
- Jeff Gellman's Solid K9 Training Seminar, Philadelphia, PA
- Randy Hare's Scent Detection Seminar, Nashville, TN
- Lori Drouin's 'Let the Games Begin' Agility Seminar, Dormont, PA
- Barks & Recreations' ' Walk into Excellence' Training, British Columbia
- Lori Drouin's 'Let the Games Begin' Agility Seminar, New York, NY
- Gary Wilkes' 'Broad Band' Seminar, Phoenix, AZ
Elissa’s goal is to bridge the gap between dogs and their people. With years of experience and a number of expert mentors, Elissa brings a training experience unrivaled by any other to the table. She believes the best method for training is not to rely on a single method, but to tailor a custom method to each dog. This has proven to provide the best results and the happiest, healthiest relationships for a family and their dog(s).