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The comfort, safety and well-being of your dog is our only priority


Melony has been a professional Dog Trainer and Training Instructor for over 8 years. Using proven positive training and behavior modification techniques, she works to facilitate a happy, healthy relationship between dogs and their human families.

Certifications, licenses, and memberships include:

  • CPDT-KA (Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed)

  • Certified Canine Water Therapist

  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator

  • S.T.A.R. Puppy Evaluator

  • Red Cross Certified in Dog and Cat CPR and First Aid

  • Certified Massage Therapist

  • Licensed VSPDT (Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Trainer)

  • Licensed Presenter: Dogs and Storks, Dogs and Baby Connection, and Dogs and Toddlers

  • Member, Pet Professional Guild

  • Member, The Association of Professional Dog Trainers

  • Member, Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers

She shares her home with her husband, David, and their 2 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, an Old English Mastiff, an Australian Shepherd and 2 wonderful cats.


Biya was raised overseas & worked at a private zoo as a teenager. She is a licensed vet technician with knowledge of pet First Aid & pet CPR. She is actively involved with local pet rescues, Ahimsa House & does other volunteer work. She has her own personal "zoo" at her home. She was as a General Manager at a large daycare facility- a position she held for 9 years. Before partnering with Delightful Dog, she owned & operated PAWtopia Professional Pet Sitting.

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