Meet the trainers
Claren-BA, CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA, Head dog trainer
Claren is a certified professional dog trainer knowledge assessed (CPDT-KA) and a certified behavior consultant canine knowledge assessed (CBCC-KA) through the Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT). She is also a distinguished graduate from New Mexico State University where she completed her Bachelor degree in Animal Science with an emphasis in Companion Animals. Before starting Cloud K-9 Claren worked at a veterinary clinic in Corrales, NM and was a trainer at Petco. While at Petco Claren became a dog training mentor and received her AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator certification. Claren is Pet First Aid and CPR certified.
Aliah is a fourth year student at New Mexico State University working toward her Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science with a minor in Human-Animal Interactions. Aliah has been apart of the Cloud K-9 team since February 2017 and is working toward becoming a trainer with the company. Aliah is an active member of the NMSU club, Aggie PAW. The clubs purpose is to bring education to the community about different types of working dogs. They also hold monthly nail trimming clinics at Tractor Supply. Aliah is trained in Pet Tech Pet First Aid and CPR.
Eric-Ba,Owner, Manager, trainer
Eric has his Bachelor's of Business in Economics from New Mexico State University. Eric works well with large to giant breeds and dogs with concerns about men. Eric has extensive experience with shelter dogs and helping them create a bond with their new owners. Claren and Eric both have been active volunteers at the Animal Services Center of Mesilla Valley (ASCMV) helping to train volunteers how to properly walk the medium to large breed dogs and helping the volunteers understand dog body language. In working with the shelter Claren and Eric hope to help the dog's become more adoptable and stay in their forever homes once adopted. Eric is also a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.
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