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Providing Service to  Plainfield, IL and Surrounding Area


Lisa is a compassionate dog trainer with knowledge of animal psychology and a background in multiple training techniques.  She is dedicated to working with animals to resolve behavior issues humanely and effectively.  

Prior to pursuing an education in dog training, Lisa had worked over 18 years at VCA Arboretum View Animal Hospital in Downers Grove.  In January of 2016 she enrolled at Ashworth College in the Dog Training Program.  During this time she also began volunteering at West Suburban Humane Society as a STAR volunteer helping to provide socialization and training to the shelter dogs.   In August 2016, Lisa graduated with honors from Ashworth College in Atlanta Georgia; receiving a diploma in Dog Obedience Training.  After completing her education at Ashworth, she enrolled in Karen Pryor Academy completing their foundations course and then continuing in the professionals program.  In October of 2016, Lisa completed a one week Dog Training Professional Skills Workshop Internship/Audit at CATCH Canine Trainers Academy in Madison, New Jersey.  Lisa continues to pursue her knowledge of training and behavior by regularly taking continuing education classes to stay on the forefront of training methods.  She is currently working toward earning her certification through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT).   Lisa is a Certified AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator and proud member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, Dunbar Academy Top Dogs as well as the Animal Behavior Management Alliance.  She is also a member of the Delta Epsilon Tau honor Society.

Lisa Bonam is a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator in Plainfield, IL
Lisa Bonam is a member of the ABMA
Lisa Bonam and GFU family dog Wesson
Lisa Bonam is a member of the APDT
Lisa Bonam is a proud member of Dunbar Academy Top Dogs