Matt has been training professionally since 2012 and his passion is working with aggression cases and he’s a sucker for the underdog. He is a member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC), the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and is sitting for his CPDT-KA and CBCC certifications in Fall 2017.
Sara Smith, CPDT-KA, CBCCCo-Founder/Behavior Program Chair
Sara has been a professional trainer since 2013 and serves as the Behavior Program lead for #MMK9. Sara prefers working with aggression cases and holds certifications of her knowledge of dog training and behavior consulting from the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers, Inc. She is the ONLY behavior consultant in San Antonio with an independent certification of her knowledge.
January DuganFoster/Volunteer Coordinator
January is a uniquely talented and qualified individual with many years of experience working in animal welfare. Being a certified ACO and having run both her own rescue and a no-kill municipal shelter in the past she brings a unique understanding of the local laws and procedures with her. A motivated motivator January’s vibrant energy, strong work ethic, and innovative approaches to problems mean she’s the perfect candidate to ensure the Miracle Crew volunteer experience is a good one. If you’ve got a foster or volunteer question, she’s got ya covered!