sarah crothers professional dog trainer

Sarah Crothers, Professional Dog Trainer

Sarah is “professional dog-to-human translator” (aka Dog Trainer) with over 20 years of experience. She lives with her 2 German Shepherds and 1 Siberian Husky mix along with her 8 cats (I am also a crazy cat lady) and her axolotl Fin Diesel (he’s all about family).


Sarah has been a professional dog trainer for more than 20 years. Her experiences include shelter work, animal control, training clients privately and even acting as a K9 Unit Captain for wilderness search & rescue. 

In short, Sarah has done it all when it comes to dog training. She covers a wide range of behavior topics for Not A Bully and her two German Shepherds and you’ll see her German Shepherds making an appearance in a lot of her articles!

Education & Certifications

Sarah completed the Certified Pet Dog Trainer program. 

She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science from Oregon State University. 

Articles Written By Sarah Crothers

Check out the latest articles written by Sarah:

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We Asked Vets: Why Do Dogs Act Strange After Vacation

Vacations are often an exciting period for us humans to plan and anticipate. But with those fun vacations comes the reality that we are not always able to bring our beloved pups along with us. Whether it’s with a boarding facility, pet sitter, or a neighbor, our dogs often have to stay behind. As a

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