Patty Armfield, Senior Dog Trainer at Dog Angels, Inc. - Patty is our Senior Dog Trainer at Dog Angels, Inc. responsible for training our Service Dogs from puppy to adult. She provides training for psychiatric service dogs, diabetic alert dogs and emotional support dogs. Patty brings a wealth of experience to Dog Angels, Inc. as she has over 30+ years of experience training all breeds and dealing with behavior issues. Patty left the corporate business world about 15 years ago to become a full-time dog trainer. She was the Training Director for a Florida based Service Dog Organization for over 7 years training Golden Retrievers and Labrador Retrievers. Patty was the Training Director for the Obedience Training Club of Palm Beach County and currently provides training privately thru Polite Dogs. Patty has owned and been owned by many dogs in her life since her first dog at age 8. Her favorite activity with them is obedience training. Working together in a teaching/learning setup really allows bonding with your dog. Teaching them how to use their nose for us is especially worthwhile since it gives the dog great confidence and purpose. Patty is a Charter member of the South Florida Working Dog Association – protection and obedience
Lisa Murphy, Assistant Dog Trainer. Lisa is our Assistant Dog Trainer at Dog Angels, Inc. Lisa loves dogs and provides dog training assistance to our Senior Dog Trainer including dog obedience and teaching scent detection skills to our future diabetic alert service dogs. Lisa is studying to take her CCPDT test from the Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers.