Sorrel is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) and an AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator. They graduated with distinction from SUNY College of Environmental Science in 2017, earning a Bachelors of Science with a major in conservation biology. Following graduation, Sorrel worked in rural Pennsylvania conducting wildlife and ecological surveys, their work ranging from wrangling and measuring snapping turtles to researching tick populations.
Sorrel moved down to Raleigh in 2019 and began working locally teaching group training classes as an AKC Evaluator and doggie dayschool lessons. They also began taking agility classes and private lessons, as well as competing in dock diving with their younger dog, Solas.
Currently Sorrel focuses on in-home private lessons with reactive and anxious dogs, helping owners and dogs build confidence and decrease anxiety, as well as helping owners manage and retrain problem behaviors such as mouthing and counter surfing. Sorrel enjoys using training games based in the science of animal behavior to build engagement, confidence, and communication in pets and their owners.