Meet Your Trainers 

Kelly Lee

Kelly is an honors graduate of The Academy for Dog Trainers where she earned her Certificate there in Training and Counseling (CTC). She holds a BS in Zoology, a PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and a masters degree in applied behavior analysis. 

Training philosophy: Dogkind training uses reinforcers like food, toys, attention and play to increase desired behaviors in order to replace problem behaviors. We don't use pain, fear, or startling to train your dog. What this means for you is no risk of increased fear or aggression due to choice of training tools. Dogkind provides results-focused training that you and your dog can feel good about.

Rachelle Gagnon

Meet Rachelle! Rachelle graduated from UC Davis with a BS in Animal Biology, emphasizing in domestic animal behavior. As a result, she fell in love with dog training after interning at the local animal shelter and worked her way up to becoming a lead dog behavior intern. After working closely with Kelly, she began interning with the Yolo County SPCA, helping her lead their dog behavior internship, and she is now the dog foster coordinator for the rescue. When not working, she can be found taking as many videos and pictures of Billie as possible.


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