Maya Kolankowska, CTC began working with animals in 2018 as a volunteer at the Humane Society International – Canada’s emergency shelter with fearful dogs destined for the meat trade in South Korea. She was able to help with taking care of dogs from the Montreal SPCA who were temporarily housed at the emergency shelter during renovations. This led to her being hired as a Team Lead in 2019. From then, she received a scholarship from the prestigious Academy for Dog Trainers and started her journey to become a dog trainer that same year. She earned her CTC (Certificate in Training and Counselling) in February 2021 and has been working full time as a dog trainer for Ivy League Dogs in Montreal, QC.Maya is certified as an SA Pro to help humanely and effectively guide you and your dog to recovery from separation anxiety.