Gil (Giora) Liran, B.Sc., MBA, ACDBC, CPDT-KA®
Gil is a IAABC Associate Certified Dog Behavior Consultant and CCPDT Certified
Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed®. As a Professional dog Trainer, Gil
believes in building a strong bond and relationship with our canine companions through positive reinforcement training. He is a Professional Member of the APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainer). In 2011, Gil served as Director of the Board of the Lagotto Club of America. Gil’s past affiliations include the IDF-K9 Unit (Israeli Defense Force). Gil has used his engineering background and expertise to invent several pet products and has consulted for pet product manufacturers to design products that meet the dogs’ natural needs. Gil has attended Gail Fisher’s All Dogs Academy Instructors School in
Manchester, NH and continues to attend educational seminars and conferences to
further his education in canine behavior and training. Gil’s canine companion is Bruno, a 6 year old male Lagotto Romagnolo.
Susie Petitti, B.Sc., MBA, CBCC-KA®, CPDT-KA®, AKC CGC® Evaluator
Susie is a CCPDT Certified Behavior Consultant Canine – Knowledge Assessed® and a CCPDT Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed® . As a professional canine behavior consultant and trainer, Susie believes in leading your dog through guidance, direction, and influence. Susie has been working with companion animals for almost 15 years. She is an APDT Premium Professional Member, a supporting member of the IAABC, a Member of Pet Sitters International (PSI), and Certified in Pet First Aid. Susie has volunteered her time at local animal shelters and with pet-assisted therapy. She is presently a volunteer at Animal Rescue Veterinary Services, located in Londonderry, NH, where she assists Dr. Kim Trahan, DMV, with spay and neuter clinics. Susie avidly pursues professional development in canine behavior and training by attending educational conferences and seminars held by professional associations and renowned dog trainers and behaviorists. Her inspiration, that ultimately led to a professional dog training career, is Montana, her now 13 year old male rescue Australian Shepherd who was born deaf. Susie also shares her home with a feline pet companion named Nikki, a daughter, and husband.