Our Staff

Our Behavior Counselors are Insured, and Bonded

Marie Seelmeyer BSVT

Marie Seelmeyer BS VT

  • Owner
  • Senior Canine/Feline Behavior Counselor
  • Canine Obedience Instructor
  • Therapy Pet Trainer
  • Canine Good Citizenship Evaluator

Specialties:

  • Aggression-including court evaluation and expert testimony.
  • Bully and Nordic breeds, Anxiety/Leash aggression, Therapy Pet Training

Education:

  • BS Veterinary Technology, Minor Animal Behavior (2013)
  • Canine Obedience Instructor (2005)
  • AS Veterinary Technology (1987)
  • Extensive Continuing Education in Obedience Training and Behavior Modification

Detailed list of CE available upon request

Experience:

  • Court Approved Aggression Evaluator/Expert Witness for various Denver metro area city and county courts (2009-present)
  • Mentor Trainer (2006-2013) Animal Behavior College
  • Canine Obedience Instructor (2004-present)
  • Canine and Feline Behavior Counselor (2003-present)
  • Therapy Pet Trainer/Evaluator (2001-present)
  • Canine Good Citizenship Evaluator (2001-present)
  • Certified Veterinary Technician (1988-2016)
  • Registered Therapy Dog Handler (1999-present)

Professional Association Memberships:

  • Joyous Paws Pet Therapy Team -Executive Director (2016 present)
  • Association of Animal Behavior Professionals (2011-2016)
  • International Association of Canine Professionals (2008–present)
  • American Kennel Club, Canine Good Citizen Evaluator (2001–present)

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Training Methods:

  • Owner Education
  • Positive reinforcement—focuses on rewarding desired behaviors.
  • Negative Punishment—removing of attention of rewards to discourage undesired behaviors.
  • Operant Conditioning—teaching new behavior through repeated sequences.
  • Redirection-Teaching alternative, more appropriate behavior, to replace undesired behaviors
  • Acupressure
  • Nutritional Management
  • Aromatherapy

Hobbies:

  • Pow Wows
  • Garage Sales
  • Solving Mysteries/Puzzles

Heroes:

  • Florence Nightingale
  • Carl Sagan
  • Charles Darwin
  • Hiawatha

To contact Marie directly, email marie@helpwithcrazypets.biz or call her cell phone 303-378-5987


TysonTyson Harriger

  • Associate Behavior Counselor
  • Canine Obedience Instructor
  • Therapy Pet Trainer
  • Canine Good Citizenship Evaluator

Specialties:

  • Small and Toy Breeds, Obedience, Therapy Pet Training/Evaluation

Education:

  • Canine Behavior Counseling Apprentice Program (2017)
  • Duke University-Certification in Dog Emotion and Cognition (2015)

Experience:

  • Canine Behavior Counselor (2017-present)
  • Canine Obedience Instructor (2017-present)
  • Canine Good Citizenship Evaluator (2017-present)
  • Therapy Pet Evaluator (2017-present)
  • Canine Behavior Counseling Apprentice Program (2016-2017)
  • PetSitter/Dog Walker (2016-present)
  • Shift Lead @ Doggy Day Care (2015-2016)

Professional Association Memberships

  • American Kennel Club-Canine Good Citizen Evaluator (2017-present)
  • Joyous Paws Pet Therapy Team-Evaluator (2017-present)


Training Methods:

  • Owner Education
  • Positive reinforcement—focuses on rewarding desired behaviors.
  • Negative Punishment—removing of attention of rewards to discourage undesired behaviors.
  • Operant Conditioning—teaching new behavior through repeated sequences.
  • Redirection-Teaching alternative, more appropriate behavior, to replace undesired behaviors
  • Acupressure
  • Nutritional Management
  • Aromatherapy

Hobbies:

  • Snowboarding
  • Hiking
  • Billiards
  • Tennis
  • Watching Football
  • Running Miss Moira

To contact Tyson directly, email tyson@helpwithcrazypets.biz or call 720-500-3022


Our 4 legged staff

moira

Miss Moira (aka Miss Princess)

  • Enforcer, Demo Dog, Therapy Dog
  • Alaskan Malamute-born October 2014
  • Moira joined our family/staff on December 19th, at 8 weeks of age.

ranger

Mr Ranger (aka Blue Eyes)


  • Demo dog, Distraction Dog, Junior Enforcer, Therapy Dog
  • Siberian Husky
  • Born 2006, adopted 2010

Mattie

mattie

  • Reluctant Demo Cat, Eddie's "significant other"
  • Domestic shorthair
  • Born ? / adopted 2009

Eddie Munster

eddie munster

  • Demo cat, Enforcer, therapy cat
  • Domestic Shorthair
  • born Oct 2007 ? Adopted Oct 2008

Jessie

jessie

  • Red Eared Slider
  • Demo Turtle
  • born 2003 ,adopted 2013

OUR SUPPORT STAFF

Greg Schaffer

Greg Schaffer ABCCDT

  • Assistant Behavior Counselor/Obedience Instructor 2008-present
  • Graduated Animal Behavior College 2008
  • semi-retired 2016

lauren piner

Lauren Piner

Quinn Robinson ABCCDT

  • 2016-Enrolled in Veterinary Technology Program @ Denver Community College
  • 2013-Animal Behavior College
  • 2012-Training Assistant

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Main Office

Monday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 AM-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 AM-7:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 AM-7:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Sunday:

12:00 pm-5:00 pm