Kaysha Rogers – Enrichment & Training Coordinator
Kaysha Rogers, CPDT-KA is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer who discovered her passion for training dogs as a child in Dog 4H. This love of dogs followed her to college where in 2012 she graduated from Oregon State University with an Animal Science degree with an emphasis on Animal Behavior. Kaysha is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers as well as a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator. She has over a decade of experience competing with and clicker training dogs. She strives to use fun, non-aversive methods to help shelter and client dogs overcome behavioral issues. In her free time Kaysha competes with two of her own dogs Rusty and Loki, in a competitive relay race sport called Flyball and is currently training her SafeHaven adopted dog Wiley to play the sport as well. Kaysha also enjoys training her dog Oliver and her deaf dog Archer to compete in an obedience sport set to music called Rally Freestyle.
Michaella Boyd – Dog Training Instructor
Michaella has recently received her professional dog training certification from the CATCH Canine Trainer’s Academy. Not only does she work with and train many of SafeHaven’s shelter dogs, but she also gets to feed them delicious treats while doing it! Michaella has always been an animal lover and has recently begun taking steps to develop her animal-focused career. Before becoming a member of the Enrichment and Training Department, Michaella volunteered faithfully and helped SafeHaven shelter pets of all shapes and sizes. Michaella is the proud Fur Mama to an eight-year-old chocolate Lab named Hershey, three cats, and ten ducks.