Kristin LaRose Owner & Pack Leader Kristin became the owner of Trots Dog Walking in 2021. She is passionate and committed to creating a dog community based on calm, trust and balance. "I love all dogs and I want what is best for them. Giving them the structure and leadership that they need to thrive in a human centric world is the goal. We aim to create a space for happy and balanced dogs." Kristin joined Trots Dogs in 2017 as a Pack Leader. In 2019, she had the opportunity to attend a Cesar Milan workshop at his Dog Psychology Center. She has a degree in Art from CSULB and has used her love of dogs in her portraits and designs. Follow Kristin on Instagram @kristin_larose
Lisa Darcy Pack Leader & Trainer/Behaviorist Lisa has been working with dogs for the past 8 years, and professionally for the past 5 years. Before becoming involved in training, she has been heavily involved with the Long Beach based Live Love Animal Rescue. She has fostered and/or trained many of the dogs that have been a part of LLAR! Lisa graduated from CSULB in 2011 with a degree in Education and loves to bring her teaching expertise to the table when working with the human side of the dog-human relationship. She has studied under renowned trainers Cheri Lucas, Brian Agnew, and Jo Stanford to help develop and hone her dog training skills. As a Great Dane owner, she has a soft spot for big dogs, but also loves helping small dog owners learn how to transform their little one's behavior! In her free time, Lisa volunteers at a wolf sanctuary where she is involved in the care and exercise of the pack. Follow Lisa on Instagram @livelovedogtraining
Deana Vazquez Pack Leader Deana joined the team in 2019 after her dog, Quinn, did training with Trots Dogs. On top of being a strong Pack Leader, Deana is a full time nurse and leader of her own pack.
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Cinzia Fiorante Pack Leader Prior to joining the Trots team, Cinzia worked for many years in television production. In 2019, she began volunteering at the spcaLA animal shelter where she came to realize that she wanted to pursue working with animals full time. Cinzia loves to learn about dog psychology and utilizes it in her Pack Walks. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her dog, cats and turtle.
Tiffany Zavatson Pack Leader Tiffany joined the Trots team in early 2022. Her interest in becoming a Pack Leader was sparked after seeing the positive impact our Pack Walks had on her dog, Joni. She loves experiencing all the adventures she has with our Packs around town. Outside of enjoying her time with dogs, Tiffany is also a nurse.
Jaymee Pendergast Administrative Manager Jaymee is the hub of Trots Dog Walking and has been a member of the team since 2017. When she's not interacting with our wonderful clients or staff, she enjoys spending time with her Pocket Pit Bull, Ebby.
Jo Stanford Founder/Former Owner Trots Dogs, Inc. Jo started Trots Dogs in 2009 as a premier dog skating business. She is now on staff at Cesar Milan's Dog Psychology center. Jo spent several years working with renowned dog trainers. In 2021, Kristin acquired ownership of what is now Trots Dog Walking. Jo set off on her own adventure traveling with her dogs, Maya & Jaxx. She shares her passion for dog behavior across the country.