Our Team

Get To Know The People That Thoughtfully Care For Your Pups!

Welcome to The Dog Academy! We are a trusted team of experienced trainers offering top-notch dog or puppy training and boarding services in Katy and Houston, TX and surrounding areas. With our expertise and personalized approach, we’ll help you and your furry friend build a strong bond and develop essential skills and provide a safe and comfortable environment. Join us today and unleash your dog’s full potential.


Hey, I’m Franco, the CEO of The Dog Academy! I have the incredible honor of working with some of the most incredible people that I have ever met in my career as an entrepreneur. I learn from the team every day, and I am grateful for the opportunity to grow alongside my squad from sunup to sundown.


Hi, I'm Amber! I am the Front Office Manager; I am focused on creating the customer success to ensure that you receive the best care through every step of your journey with us. I am excited to work with a team full of exceptional people that value continued growth and want to create lasting relationships with our clients!


Howdy, I’m Brooks, one of the Supervisors at The Dog Academy! I absolutely love working with dogs and hope to facilitate the best stay possible for our four-legged guests. I am so grateful to be working with such an amazing team, that is my second family and get to see them grow every day.


Hi! My name is Ashley and I’m a Supervisor here at The Dog Academy! I grew up with a love for dogs and am excited to still have that love in my life today. It’s rare to find a second family within a work environment and I am so grateful and proud to be a part of this group.


Hey there! I’m Cheyenne, and I am the Executive Administrator at The Dog Academy! From my young age I have had a love for animals and knew that I wanted to work around them. The peace that they bring me is something that nothing else in the world does. I never thought that I would be able to work with animals and, on top of that, have a team that supports me the way the TDA team does! Coming to work is such a joy. I am so proud to be able to elevate the experience of those around me, customers, team members, and pups alike!


Riva here! I'm the General Manager of TDA! I've been in the pet services industry for 15 years. From care taking, bathing, grooming assistant, animal rescue, vet tech, surgery assistant, customer service, training coordinator, and office manager- I have grown to love all areas of the business and now have the pleasure of working with an incredible group of people who have the same drive and passion as I do!


Hi guys and gals I'm penny and I'm the Boarding Manager at The Dog Academy!! I’ve come a long way from rescuing and rehoming dogs since I moved to Texas from California, and my newfound passion is making dogs that are away from home, feel just like they are at home!!! I have come far in my journey from the days of poop scooping and I couldn't ask for a better team to be a part of my dream!


Hello Everyone!, my name is Daniel Peterson. I am a boarding technician at The Dog Academy. I’m so excited to build a family, and gain each dog’s trust, I’ve been around dogs since a toddler and these extraordinary animals still amaze me every day.


Hi I’m Kyla, a Customer Experience Rep at The Dog Academy! I am glad to be a part of such an amazing team. Months of working with this group has really boosted my confidence in working with Dogs and has made for an amazing experience!


Hello I’m Andrea, one of the Supervisors at The Dog Academy! The love that I have for my four leg furry friends gave me the passion to work and care for them. AT TDA I love the wonderful people that I work with that give me the motivation and drive to grow personally and professionally.


Hey y’all, I’m Zach, the Facility Manager here at The Dog Academy! I became lucky enough to find a place where I could combine my passion for animals and my years of facility expertise into a single extremely fulfilling career with a truly outstanding group of leaders.


Hi I'm Bri, the Daycare Manager at TDA! I moved to Texas from Connecticut, found the dog industry, and never looked back. I love building relationships with dogs and building them up. Big challenges and a great work environment are what help me thrive!


Hi, I’m Moses Medel, I am a boarding technician for The Dog Academy! It is awesome that I get to work with good people and dogs. I learn a lot of things from my teammates, and I am so glad that I get to work alongside my team and grow as a person.


Hey y’all I’m Adelina, I’m a Boarding Technician at The Dog Academy! Here at TDA there is a lot to learn, from the staff to customers, and that’s one of my favorite things about it. I’ve had pets my entire life and have always loved being around them. As a Boarding Technician at TDA I am able to do just what I’ve always wanted, which is spread my joy and love to as many animals as possible!


Hello, I’m Dom, the Training Manager at The Dog Academy! I have been working with dogs for over 10 years now! My passion and love for animals has brought me to work with the amazing team that I am with now. I am super excited to make new friends with all of your fur babies!

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