Muttineer Dog Training is owned and operated by Jocelyn Walls. Jocelyn is a credentialed trainer and behavior consultant. She earned her CTC, with honors, while attending the esteemed San Fransisco SPCA's Academy for Dog Trainers. She is a CPDT-KA (Certified Pet Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed), a member of APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers) and an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator. She also holds a Certification in Applied Animal Behavior through University of Washington. Jocelyn has over a decade of experience instructing group dog training classes, coaching and consulting clients one-on-one and extensive behavior modification expertise.
Jocelyn has spent most of her career working with animals in need through shelter and rescue work. For the past three years, Jocelyn has consulted as a Professional Behavior Responder with the ASPCA’s Anti-Cruelty Behavior Team, responding to natural disasters and criminal animal cruelty cases throughout the country. She has also held Behavior and Training positions at Tony La Russa's Animal Welfare Organization as well as the Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA. Jocelyn is a dedicated volunteer at her local animal shelter and continues to give back to animals in need by donating her time and expertise to help train dogs to be desirable pets. She also works directly with clients in the Los Angeles community.