David grew up in Washington state and then joined the US Navy. When he joined the Navy he started working in medicine. Being in the Navy took David to multiple different countries to include: Italy, Spain, Turkey, UAE, Bahrain, and Cuba. When David got out of the Navy he lived in Arlington, Va and then moved to Norfolk, VA to be closer to his daughter. While in Arlington, he met his wife, Diane. After they moved to Norfolk, they got their first pet together, Nellie, a staffie terrier mix. Nellie has been Diane’s soulmate! When they first got Nellie, they had no idea how to train or manage her needs. After about a year of reading the wrong training methods Diane got into pet sitting and realized what they were doing wasn’t the best way. That is when Diane started getting involved in Behavioral Training and started her pathway to owning her own pet sitting business, and that evolved into a dog training business. From there Diane started to get David more involved into dog training and dog enrichment. Diane asked David to start making toys and leashes for her clients and that blossomed to where they have grown today! Diane and David have been blessed to participate in APDTs 2023 conference and AIDCs 2022 and 2023 conferences and will be at the AIDC conference in 2024 along with IAABC Foundations conference in 2024!