Our Team

We take your needs seriously

That’s why all Cold Nose College dog trainers:

  • Actively pursue the highest levels of professional development and ongoing continuing education
  • Pride ourselves just as much on our teaching and interpersonal skills as our dog training ones
  • Customize instruction to best fit you and your dog
  • Strive to make training both fun and effective
  • Are fully committed to using only humane, force-free, scientifically up-to-date training methods

Meet Your Cold Nose College Dog Training Faculty

Founders: Lisa and Brad Waggoner

Lisa with dog in front of barn
Lisa Lyle Wag­goner, CPDT-KA, PMCT-2, CSAT

Lisa’s Credentials At A Glance

Brad with dog in front of barn
Brad Wag­goner, CPDT-KA, KPA-CTP

Brad’s Credentials At A Glance

About Our Founders

Lisa and Brad Waggoner are the founders of Cold Nose College, a labor of love that has blossomed into a world-renowned center of education for both dog owners and professional trainers. The mission of Cold Nose College is keeping dogs in their forever homes through training and education.

Lisa and Brad are well-known for their clear, compassionate, and engaging communication skills. They are dedicated to helping dogs and their owners form a strong bond and enjoy their lives together. “Where cold noses meet warm hearts,” is an exact description of their approach. You will see Brad and Lisa’s warmth and care in their interactions with both species.

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Our Trainers

Space Coast, Florida

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Tiffany Lovell, CPDT-KA, CSAT, AAI

Tiffany’s Credentials at a Glance

Natchez Trace, Mississippi

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Rachel Thornton, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP, CSAT

Rachel’s Credentials At A Glance

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Maggie Pearson
Maggie Pearson, CSAT

Box Elder, South Dakota

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Jenna Powell, CPDT-KA, CSAT

Jenna’s Credentials At A Glance