Sarah Christensen is a professional dog trainer and owner of The Heeling Shepherd, based out of Zeeland, MI and servicing the greater West Michigan community. She has earned an Associate's Degree in the arts, as well as studied animal biology, communication, body language, and evolution.
After years of training personal dogs, volunteering at shelters and rescues, mentoring under trainers in the community, and seeing a real need for better communication with our pet counterparts, she decided to make a career of helping families with their pets. Sarah is currently working toward dog training certifications and is a member of the International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP). Sarah continues to stay current with the best practices in the dog world by attending educational workshops, soaking in and applying new studies and research, and studying and networking with other professionals both in the community and around the world.
Sarah owns three personal dogs: Latigo the German Shepherd puppy, Polly the rescue Pittie, and Isa the German Shepherd who inspired her dog training career.