Linda was formally the President of Heartland Service Dogs that provided service dogs to individuals with disabilities and career changed dogs to educational institutions as a facility dog to help the children in the education system.
Linda has raised service dogs with Leader Dogs for the Blind, New Horizon Service Dogs, and My Angel with Paw, being their Director of Midwest Operations. Her success in training is apparent as she has trained up to 10 dogs with 6 graduates.
Linda has been Assistant Instructor and Primary Instructor for dog obedience classes with 6 years of experience. Linda is an AKC evaluator for the Canine Good Citizen Test and a proctor for the Public Access Test for service dog teams. Linda currently has Coral who is a retired breeder and comfort dog and is training Selene and Callie to be part of the program.
Linda is currently a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and brings unparallel experience to the table of Healing Hearts.