Andrea Batista is a co-owner of Canine Sports & Activity Center and owner of VIP Canine, LLC. (link to VIP Canine). Andrea attended Penn Fosters College and Animal Behavior College, earning her certification in dog training from both institutions. She is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) trainer and a member of the APDT (Association of Professional Dog Trainers). She graduated as a groomer from the Nash Academy of Animal Arts in 2007.
Since 2005, Andrea has had the opportunity to work with different breeds, ages, and temperament of dogs with a variety of behavioral problems such as house soiling, destructive behavior, reactivity, separation anxiety, etc.
She continues to attend professional development and educational seminars along with reading current up-to-date literature.
She spends her spare time working with her dog Spartacus (Cane Corso) in agility, rally obedience, nosework, and tricks training.