Pawsitively Fabulous! LLC Owner, Nancy Weller, CPDT-KA CTC, is an honors graduate of the prestigious San Francisco SPCA’s Academy for Dog Trainers, created and led by Jean Donaldson and widely considered the Harvard for companion dog professionals. Nancy is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA). She is an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator. She is the founder of the San Francisco Bay Area Dog Professionals. She is a professional member of the Pet Professional Guild (PPG). She holds a certificate in pet first aid and CPR from CParf! She is a graduate of the Clickin’ Canines Dog Trainer Mentoring Program for Diabetic Alert Dogs & Hearing Alert Dogs.
Nancy spent over 15 years professionally training thousands of dogs and their owners through classes, puppy socials and private training in the south bay area of San Francisco. In 2015 she relocated to Lewes, Delaware where she primarily offers private training and some classes. In early 2013 she teamed with Pet Food Express, providing classes in four of their locations in Northern California. Prior to that she served as Director of Training for A Dog’s Life, an award winning daycare facility. There she created and implemented a comprehensive training program for them in three locations with eight trainers. Offerings included Puppy and Adult Obedience, Canine Good Citizen, Agility, K9 Nose Work, Rally, Multi-dog Households, Conformation, Freestyle, as well as a wide variety of seminars and workshops. Early in her career she spent six years as one of the top trainers for Ian Dunbar’s Sirius® Dog Training.
Nancy fostered many puppies for the Humane Society Silicon Valley, and, along with her husband and dogs, has provided pet-assisted therapy services to nursing homes and a children’s shelter. She has participated in numerous fund-raising events for a variety of organizations.
She lives with her husband, Bill, and their two Bichon Frises, Iniki and Makani, and a Löwchen, Samba. Iniki is an AKC and International Champion and is a trained diabetic alert dog who has enjoyed nosework, agility, tricks and freestyle through the years. Makani is an International Champion, a trained hearing assistant dog and enjoys nosework, agility, tricks, rally obedience, and Fast CAT. Samba, an AKC Champion, loves agility, tricks and Fast CAT and brings light and laughter into the house every day!