Co-owner, co-founder, Kaki graduated from Castleton State College with a BS in marketing. She is certified by the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (CPDT-KA), and is also an AKC registered dog handler. Kaki has been involved in dogs for her lifetime. Her family owned and operated a boarding/show kennel, as well as a satellite grooming facility, both located in New Jersey. Kaki breeds champion Labrador Retrievers under the “Frakari” registered kennel prefix. Her labs have titles in Conformation, Agility, Rally, and Obedience. Her interests include hiking/walking her dogs and going to dog shows with her husband.
Ann Gavett MS, CPDT-KA, CPCFT
Co-owner, co-founder, Ann is a graduate of SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (BS) and Penn State University (MS) with degrees in Forest Zoology and Wildlife Management. Ann has been training dogs and teaching pet dog obedience classes for 30 years. She is certified by the the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (CPDT-KA) and is a Certified Professional Canine Fitness Trainer (CPCFT). Ann lives with 2 cats and one Australian Cattle Dog and in her spare time she enjoys hiking, photography, and spending time at her camp in the Adirondacks.
Darlene has been teaching pet dog obedience classes at Pets Etc. since 2000. She is a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and is currently working towards her certification by the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. She lives with one German Shorthaired Pointer, one Collie, one Shih Tzu, and two cats. Her principle employment is at the Granville Animal Hospital in NY State.