Denise has been a trainer for several years and has a passion to help those who have served their country. She is a retired veteran and graduated from Penn State in 2015 with a B.S. in Psychology. She has worked with dogs and animal shelters since a very young age. Although Denise has worked with dogs for years, it wasn't until working on her Bachelors did she realize a true connection between good mental health and canines.
Denise has studied and has training experience in Basic and Advanced Obedience, Behavior Modification, Agility, Trick, and Service task training. She is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT), the International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP), a Therapy Pets Unlimited evaluator, and an AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator.
Puppy Program Administrator
Jana is a lover of all animals. Growing up with multiple dogs, cats and a few horses instilled a love for animals large and small, and drove a passion for caring for and working with them. Jana has always seen herself as hopefully one day having a career working with dogs. Dogs are a huge passion as always having multiple dogs at once (currently 3) knowing first-hand how their unconditional love can help a person. As a music lover Jana joined the Parrot Head Club Pirates In Paradise over 15 years ago. As a Parrot Head joining with others to “Party with a Purpose” as the motto goes, organizing fundraising events for local charities such as TOV and participating in community service events. Most recently organizing 2 successful events that raised over $11,000 for TOV. As an associate of Home Depot for the last 18 years working in all aspects of operations, Jana has developed strong customer service skills, product knowledge, and general problem solver for fellow associates. Jana is looking forward to putting all her skills and knowledge to use with TOV helping dogs and veterans alike.
Jillian grew up in Dresher, PA and just after graduating from Upper Dublin High School in 2002
she left for the United States Army. She has served all over the world in combat and peacetime on active duty and the Guard for 13 years. Jillian currently lives in Quakertown, Pa with her husband and children and obtained her Certified Peer Specialist certification in 2015 to help her fellow Veterans. In 2018, Jillian reached out to TOV. Now a graduate of TOV with her own service dog, Vaughn, Jillian is giving back through TOV to make a difference in others.