Carolyn Muller, CPDT-KA, ABCDT
Dog Training and Enrichment Manager
Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed, ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Carolyn Muller received her first certification as an ABC Certified Dog Trainer through the Animal Behavior College in 2018. She then went on to receive her second certification as a Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed later that same year. As a certified professional with over 10 years of experience in a shelter setting, Carolyn introduced a core group of low-cost classes to the public that formed PAC’s Behavior Services department. She uses positive reinforcement, science based training methods that make it fun for the family and dog to learn and want to keep learning.
Carolyn started saving lives with Providence Animal Center in 2009. She spent years matchmaking as the Kennel Manager at Providence Animal Center until she discovered her love for canine behavior. Now she is our first in-house Dog Training and Enrichment Manager! Carolyn is affectionately known for her catch-phrase: “I've got a dog for you”.
Marissa Giangiordano, ABCCT
Manager of Intake & Lifesaving
ABC Certified Cat Trainer
Marissa Giangiordano has been certified through the Animal Behavior College, completed August 2019. She has been saving lives with Providence Animal Center since 2012 after having volunteered at the Center for her senior project in high school. She graduated from Penn State Brandywine in December 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Marissa has adopted two cats from Providence Animal Center. She enjoys traveling, foster dogs, country music, and has an affinity for German Shepherds & sassy cats.