Kelsey has an educational foundation in Animal Science from Cal Poly. A strong believer in continuing education, Kelsey earned her CPDT-KA certification after serving as a mentor trainer for PetCo. She has been a dog training business owner since 2013 and has a particular interest in helping puppies and their people get off to a great start. Kelsey teaches dog training courses remotely and in her facility. In 2019 Kelsey launched Paws for Responders, a program dedicated to raising therapy facility dogs for emergency responders. These Comfort K9s are trained using a carefully structured program and the facility handlers are also instructed throughout the process.