Genie Tuttle is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) and a Professional Member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT). Genie has a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from California State University, Northridge and has been training dogs of all breeds for more than 25 years. A lifelong dog lover, she has worked as a dog trainer for private training companies, Parks and Recreation departments and a big box pet supply chain prior to launching her own business, Dog Genie in 2003.
Dog Genie is a training company specializing in teaching people how to successfully use positive communication techniques with their dogs for a lifetime of happiness and understanding. Genie teaches all kinds of fun and positive ways to train and communicate with dogs including: group classes, private lessons, consultations, puppy classes, nose work, tricks and more. She is an active member in the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce with a background in Corporate Communications, Public Relations, Marketing Operations, Fundraising and Event Planning. She is also a blogger for the world renowned positive dog training website established by Dr. Ian Dunbar, Dog Star Daily (www.DogStarDaily.com). Genie is also the first Certified Dognition Evaluator in California joining Dr. Brian Hare’s team of citizen researchers. In an effort to teach and support others with positive dog training techniques, Genie is a mentor trainer for the Animal Behavior and Training Associates.
Genie has been a greyhound owner since 1993 and serves on the Board of Directors for Homestretch Greyhound Rescue & Adoption, an official 501(c)(3) charity located in Fillmore, California where she serves as the Director of Media Relations and Training.