Meet Lindsey Reese
Lindsey Reese is the owner and head trainer of Positively Dogs Behavior and Training and is a long time professional in the animal industry. Lindsey has been working with dogs for 20 years and her experience has allowed her to work hands on with dogs of all breeds, sizes, and temperaments.
Lindsey’s career has included kennel management, professional dog grooming, horse training, canine behavior, and veterinary support care for large and small animals. Her professional dog training career was launched by apprenticing under internationally recognized author and positive trainer Pat Miller. After graduating from the apprenticeship program Lindsey went onto develop multiple behavior and training programs for pet retreats and shelters and then launched Positively DOGS in 2011.
Teaching people about dogs is a passion Lindsey has continued to follow. Whether she is mentoring dog trainers working toward certification, teaching pet care staff, or supporting her training students, her eye for detail creates a fun and educational learning environment that is second to none.
Lindsey’s commitment to positive reinforcement training continues through education where she holds certification as a CPDT-KA. She is committed to keeping her skills and knowledge up-to-date by attending annual accredited conferences that include APDT, Clicker Expo, and accredited educational seminars presented by the nations’ top positive trainers.
When not training dogs, Lindsey enjoys calling Annapolis Maryland home where she shares her canine enriched life with her supportive husband, 2 daughters, and Coon Hound named Pickles.
Certifications & Memberships
Certified Pet Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed® (CPDT-KA®)
Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)
ABC Externship Trainer (Animal Behavior College)
Mid-Atlantic Association of Positive Professional Pet Trainers (MAAPPPT)
CGC Evaluator (Canine Good Citizen)
Certified Kennel Operator (CKO)
Certified Pet Care Tech
Certified Advanced Pet Care Tech
Certified Pet First Aid and CPR
Alexis Bond is the assistant trainer at Positively DOGS, and is a devoted dog lover and longtime pet care professional.
Alexis is a graduate of Pat Miller’s Level I Canine Behavior and Training Academy, in addition to being a professional member of Pet Professional Guild (PPG), and the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT). As a dedicated trainer that practices and promotes science based positive reinforcement training, Alexis is actively working toward her CPDT certification. Her next step toward this goal is attending the Level II Behavior Modification Academy in May 2018 with Pat Miller, and will be attending additional educational workshops and seminars in the New Year.
As a lifelong Annapolitan with more than 25 years in the pet care industry, Alexis has been working with pet owners and their dogs not only in veterinary support care, but also through her established pet sitting business which was one of the first in Anne Arundel Co. She has earned show titles with her previous dogs and earned her Companion Dog (CD) title with her dog Stanley in 1993, and a BH title with her dog Eva in 1996 through the LV-DVG of America. She even finds time to volunteer for the Prince George’s County SPCA and has fostered many puppies.
Alexis lives with her two Shepard mixes Lizy and Benji and her cat Kitty (who also loves clicker training!). Alexis also frequently works with her family rescue dogs Alfie and Gracie who are regular participants in good manners, agility, CGC, and tricks classes.