ABOUT US

Good CitiZEN Dog Training will help you create a healthy, happy home for you and your dog. We put the ZEN in dog training! A good dog trainer enjoys working with people as well as their dogs. That’s our claim to fame. People and their four-legged friends all over the United States enjoy working with our trainers. A first-rate dog training service will support your needs, allow you to enjoy your new addition more, and take the stress out of your home.    

MEET THE TEAM

CEO / FOUNDER

Deborah Rosen

Good CitiZEN Dog’s founder and owner, Deborah Rosen, has raised dogs for more than 40 years. She first began training  professionally in 2002. Shortly thereafter she founded her own firm - Good CitiZEN Dog Training. She is now not just training dogs and their humans, she is also training trainers and putting people into business using the business model that she created and refined over all these years.

Building on this success, Deborah took her innovative business model and incorporated her own proprietary ZEN methodology — emphasizing client education — and built a curriculum around it. "Dogs need jobs - and their owners need an understanding of how to put their dogs back to work in fun and painless ways. Our job is to help our clients build a cohesive bond with their four-legged family member that lasts a lifetime. We create "peaceful living with your dog." 

In 2013, Deborah took her finely honed business model and created Good CitiZEN Dog — a franchise business that uses the training techniques, methodology and business acumen that she has perfected over the years. Franchises exist in Tacoma & Fife, Washington, Suncoast, Florida, and Boise, Idaho — with more on the way."Our hope is to have a Good CitiZEN Dog franchise in every major city in the United States. 

CONSULTING DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL MEDIA & ADVERTISING

Cara Whitcomb

Cara Whitcomb started her advertising career at Ogilvy & Mather working on such brands as IBM, Goldman Sachs, and Fage Greek Yogurt planning media campaigns across the web to deliver the best brand awareness and performance for her clients. The last 10 years has seen Cara continue to dive deep into the quickly changing world of online media, focusing most recently on paid social. She currently manages social budgets across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and SnapChat for some of the world’s largest advertisers. Additionally, she works with advertisers newer to the social space to help them maximize their investments based on the best practices she has learned over the years.

From running campaigns herself to managing teams of up to 20 people, she enjoys the learning process. Whether it is teaching people around her, presenting the latest capabilities to clients, or researching what is next, there is no dull moments when it comes to digital media.

She currently resides on Long Island, about an hour outside of New York City, with her husband Craig and fur son - a 3-year-old French Bulldog named Rex.  Cara looks forward to using her expertise to help our newest franchise partners make an immediate impact in their local communitie

DIRECTOR OF WEB STRATEGY AND DESIGN

Robby Gray

Robby's love for design began as a child in Mexico, with art and painting being his first creative outlet. After learning the ins and outs of art and art history, Robby decided to go into commercial art in high school. He learned the print-press art technique of his uncle, Amado Pena, along with his aunt who was his art teacher. After spending many years working with his hands, painting murals on walls for Mexican American art museums and city water tank installations, he moved into digital art and design.  After graduating from UT, he started Level Nine Media to be able to help small businesses with their online presence. Robby currently resides in Austin, Tx, middle-America's tech hub. When Robby isn't building websites, he and his wife are helping raise their 2 yr old Xander and their 5 rescues Sadie, Daisy, Sparky, Teddy and Lady. 

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