Shannon was born and raised in South Florida and has always been passionate about animals. She moved to Orlando in 2004 after graduating from high school and in 2005 she turned her love for animals into a career by becoming a certified Pet Trainer. Shannon is a Certified Trick Dog Instructor, Canine Conditioning Coach and Stunt Dog Judge through Do More With Your Dog and is also an AKC CGC Evaluator. She teaches part-time at As the Tail Wags grooming salon in Oviedo, Florida.
Shannon enjoys keeping busy and works full time as a Registrar at a local college during the weekdays. She has earned her Bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing for Entertainment at Full Sail University. She hopes to utilize her degree to tell stories from her dogs perspectives and also to write dog training books in order to help others and be more successful with their training. Currently she has a children’s book in the works of being published called, Rune Myth’s Adventures: A Tale of a Tail.
In her down time, she spends it training her own four dogs. Valkyrie, Sammy, Phoenix and Rune. Valkyrie currently holds an Expert Trick Dog Title. Sammy currently has an Expert Trick Dog Title. Phoenix has earned his Trick Dog Champion Title. Rune has earned her Trick Dog Champion Title, as well as, her Professional Stunt Dog Title.