Mary Ann Rombold Zeigenfuse is the owner and training director of Best Friends Obedience.
She is the author of the book
Dog Tricks : Step by Step ( Howell Book House; ISBN: 0876055935 )
which has received a 5 star customer review rating at the Amazon.com website.
Mary Ann pursued her lifelong interest in animals with a degree in veterinary technology.
Working at a humane society shelter and in a veterinary clinic
has given her experience with a wide range of animal behaviors and how to deal with them.
In addition to managing and teaching at Best Friends Obedience,
she is a senior instructor at Jack and Wendy Volhard's Instructor Training Camp, and travels internationally with the Volhards as a seminar speaker.
Mary Ann also trains dogs privately. Her most famous student was the Springer Spaniel Millie, "First Dog" of the first Bush White House.
Mary Ann is a member of the National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors, having met
their extensive qualifications.
Mary Ann has hand-picked a fine staff of instructors for Best Friends Obedience. They represent a wide range of backgrounds but they all share in common a love of dogs and a desire to help others achieve that special relationship that comes from training your own dog.