Nicole Ellis is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA), American Kennel Club Canine Good Companion (CGC) evaluator, APDT (Association of Professional Dog Trainers) trainer and co-author of Working Like a Dog. Her expertise as a trainer has led to many media appearances giving training and dog care tips, including Today Show, Good Day LA, NBC, Fox, MSN, Mashable, Pet360, Travel+Leisure, Animal Wellness and Huffington Post.
Using positive reinforcement methods, Ellis has trained hundreds of animals in basic behavior, puppy manners, trick training, therapy work, film/TV production work and service dog skills. Ellis believes that with love and positive reinforcement, we can train any dog and if we train more dogs, we may have fewer on the streets and in the shelters. Her own dogs, Maggie and Rossi, are therapy dogs and movie