Heather Moore, owner
Heather Moore has 17 years of experience training dogs and helping owners to modify their dogs’ problem behaviors. She worked with Purely Positive Dog Training in Charleston, SC until recently relocating to TN. She has been a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT). Her own dogs have titled in AKC Rally Obedience Novice and Advanced, and earned Therapy Dog Certifications. She has been an evaluator for the Canine Good Citizen Test for the AKC. She also has seven years experience as a teacher of elementary age children. This combination of skills led her to co-found the first Kids and Dogs Camp in Charleston, SC, as well as the first training class for kids and their pet dogs in that area.
Since living in Tennessee, she has spent many hours volunteering at a local shelter helping them assess dogs and promoting them on facebook. She has established a training program and trained staff on how to make a dog more adoptable by using positive training. She frequently offers programs for the public teaching how to train shelter dogs.
Heather also helps several local rescue groups. She loves match making and finding the perfect dog for your family. As a mother of two young boys, Heather has a practical and friendly approach towards training the family dog. Her methodology focuses on leadership, structure, and positive reinforcement. All training is gentle and humane, while also being user-friendly and efficient. Heather, her husband Lance, and sons Parker and Wyatt, share their home with 2 border collies, 2 cats, 9 chickens, 4 horses, and her son’s pet lizard.
Daniel Hunzicker, trainer
Daniel was born and raised in Middle Tennessee. He started his career working in IT where he helped manage the networks for a large insurance company. After several years of this, he realized he wanted a job that he could get excited about and would keep him more active. He then started working with animals. Daniel now spends his days training dogs and working in a veterinary hospital. He has worked with Wag it Better for over a year and really enjoys seeing how happy a family can be with a well trained dog! He is a member of APDT and attended their national conference this past year. In his free time ,Daniel fosters and serves on the board with Operation Education Animal Rescue. He currently has 3 Siberian Huskies, an Australian Shepherd mix, a Shih Tzu mix, as well as a bearded dragon named Yogi.