Kristin LaRose Owner & Head Pack Leader Kristin is the proud owner of Trots Dog Walking. She is passionate & committed to creating a dog community that is based on calmness, trust & balance. "I love all dogs & I want what is best for them. Giving them the structure & leadership that they need to thrive in a human centric world is the goal. We aim to create a space for happy & balanced dogs." In 2019, she had the opportunity to attend a Cesar Millan workshop at his Dog Psychology Center. Kristin has a degree in Art from CSULB & 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, & 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 & 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 to help develop & 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 & 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 Dog Walking 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 & utilizes it in her Pack Walks. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her dog, cats & turtle.
Katerina Davetas Pack Leader After seeing "The Dog Whisperer" show many years ago & reading his books, Kat was inspired by Cesar Millan's techniques. She became fascinated with dog psychology, & knew that she wanted to work with dogs in some capacity. Kat joined the Trots Dog Walking Team in 2018. Over the years, having had employment in the corporate culture, retail & the beauty industry, working with dogs has been the most rewarding. Kat loves to learn, & has continued her education in both dog psychology & horsemanship, through workshops with Cheri Wulff Lucas, Oregon Tails & Buck Brannaman.
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.