Jamie Weston: Director
Jamie was born and raised in Toronto. She has a Bachelor of Social Work and a Bachelor of Arts (Sociology) from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
Jamie is involved in bulldog and pug rescue in the province of Ontario and has volunteered with various therapy dog programs.
Jamie is the “voice” of our organization; she serves as the primary point-of-contact for clients, is responsible for managing the day-to-day aspects of our organization by sending service and pricing information to clients; scheduling behavioural consults and puppy prep visits; administering our website; and scheduling seminars.
On a personal note, Jamie serves with various volunteer organizations. Jamie can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Joan Weston: Canine Behaviourist
Joan Weston, born and raised in New York City, grew up with dogs all her life. After receiving her Bachelors of Science Degree from Northeastern University in Boston, Joan re-located to Toronto to pursue graduate research in Motor Learning and Sport Psychology, areas that would form the foundation for her career in training and behaviour.
Joan is a member of The Woofjocks, Canine Allstars Team. She also trains for Competitive Obedience, Flyball, Agility, Conformation and Rally Obedience. Joan has also volunteered for both the Burlington Humane Society and St. Johns Ambulance therapy dog programs.
Joan works with all types of behavioural issues, however specializes in aggression. Joan is a proud faculty member with Durham College's Animal Care program. As well, she holds numerous certificates in dog behaviour and attends continuing education seminars on all dog-related issues on a regular basis. Joan serves as an expert witness in various dog-related court cases in Toronto. In addition, Joan is the Behavioural Consultant on staff with Who’s Walking Who Dog Training Centre. Joan has also assisted with temperament evaluations for various Ontario-based SPCAs.
Joan is a published author in the magazine Dogs in Canada and the resident author of “On the Couch” in the newspaper Dogs, Dogs, Dogs.
Joan is involved in bulldog and pug rescue in the province of Ontario. On a personal note, Joan was the first overall pick to the U.S. National Women’s Hockey Team in 1987. She also received the Bronze “T” from U of T, also for Women’s Hockey.