ABOUT OUR TRAINERS

Meet our Off Leash K9 tEAM

We have the most amazing trainers at Off Leash K9 Training in eRIE

Lyn Trapuzzano is the owner and head trainer of Off Leash K9 Training, Erie. 

Lyn Trapuzzano is the owner of Off Leash K9 Training, Erie. Lyn is a lifelong lover of dogs, and has been rescuing all kinds of animals since childhood. She can’t remember a time when dogs have not been a part of her life. Growing up with a menagerie of domestic and wild animals, her experience and passion were cultivated. She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Muskingum College and then a MBA from Seton Hill University. She spent more than 15 years in the business world while continuing to sharpen her skills and understanding of animal behavior in her spare time.

She has served as a licensed wildlife rehabilitator through the PA Game Commission, became the director of a non-profit wildlife rehabilitation center, as well as spent time working with a wide variety of exotic animals, all of which gave her a comprehensive knowledge of animal behavior and how our energy impacts that behavior. It was a natural transition to apply her skills to her lifetime love of working with dogs. After coming to Off Leash K9 Training, she left her corporate job to dedicate herself fully to her longtime passion of helping others to recognize and understand the wisdom, spirit and individuality that we share with dogs. She prides herself in helping owners deepen their relationship and communication with their canine companions.

Our aMAZING Off Leash K9 Trainers

Rachel DeSanti

Rachel came to us with a lifetime of experience as a dog owner and extensive professional experience working with dogs in a kennel / daycare setting, and volunteering with local shelters. She began her career as a veterinary assistant, but became more interested in animal behavior, which led her away from the medical side of animal care and into positions where she could observe and understand animal behavior. Her greatest joy in training is seeing the transition that occurs between the dogs and their owners as they improve their understanding and communication with each other. In her spare time she enjoys playing soccer, hiking, exploring Presque Isle, and kayaking. She lives in Erie with her German Shepherd / Husky mix named Pepe.Enter your text here...

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About Off Leash K9 Training

Dog trainers who are recognized around the world!

Nick White is the Owner and Founder of Off Leash K9 Training.  Nick is a former US Marine and former US Secret Service. He currently has over 130+ dog training locations throughout the United States. 

Nick is globally recognized as being one of the top dog trainers in the world.  He has 2 official world records in off leash obedience, named on Wikipedia as one of the top 20 dog trainers in the world, recently named top 10 trainer in the world by bestdogtrainers.org, has been featured in many magazines and shows, and he is regularly requested by the top celebrities and athletes! He has been called upon by people such as actor Ryan Reynolds, WWE’s John Cena, MLB All Star Max Scherzer, UFC World Champion Jon “Bones” Jones, and many more!

You can visit our YouTube Channel and watch over 1500+ before/after videos of Nick and his team’s work!  Off Leash K9 Training has more documented videos than any dog training business in the entire world!