Sarah has a Master’s Degree in Education and is a CPDT-KA. She is a certified educator in multiple states, with endorsements in general education, special education, early childhood, and autism. Sarah taught full time for 17 years, has been working with dogs for over 30 years and has been training them professionally for 20. She has personally and professionally committed to improving the lives of animals and their people through education and instruction using scientifically proven methods. She is blessed to be able to do what she loves and loves what she does.

Sarah founded Boxers and Buddies rescue in 2006 and has placed over 1500 dogs into loving homes in the past decade. Prior to that she volunteered with several rescues in Los Angeles. She is involved with her local shelter and rescue efforts and have made a lifelong commitment to animal welfare and personal education.