Jessica Robichaud has been a CPDT-KA, Knowledge Assessed Certified Professional Dog Trainer for 10 years. She is also a AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator. Ms. Robichaud holds a Bachelors Degree in Journalism/Communications from the University of Hartford.
After holding various positions in corporate America, she decided to pursue her passion for working with dogs. Upon completing her training at a national retail chain, she began teaching puppy and beginner training classes in New Jersey. Ultimately, she became the senior trainer, teaching up to 12 group classes per week and conducting private lessons for owners of dogs with specific behavioral needs. Jessica worked as an assistant volunteer trainer at one the of most influential schools in the country, St. Hubert’s Dog Training School in Madison, New Jersey.
With more than 10 years of teaching humans to train dogs, Jessica’s strength lies in her gentle force-free approach. One of her favorite quotes is “Train with no ego” by Suzanne Clothier. Jessica finds that the most essential building block to creating life long trust in your canine companion is developing a relationship that is built on mutual respect. Committed to the use of positive reinforcement and behavior modification, Jessica has provided practical solutions to help owners better communicate with their dogs.
Jessica is a professional member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and attends numerous seminars each year. She enjoys volunteering for Lucky Pup Rescue, doing pet therapy work and participating in Rally Obedience. Mrs. Robichaud resides in York County with her husband, her daughter and two dogs, a Boston Terrier, Bean (RN, CGC/TDI, AOE – RL1) and an adorable Shetland Sheepdog, Lucas.