Meredith is a life-long dog lover who first was interested in assistance dogs after writing a research paper in her 7th grade English class. Meredith went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Physical Education from Bowling Green State University. After teaching middle school and high school for a few years, Meredith pivoted her career to focus on assistance dogs. She pursued an associate’s degree in Assistance Dog Education from the prestigious school, Bergin University of Canine Studies in Santa Rosa, California. Outside of dog training, Meredith coaches high school golf at St. Ursula Academy. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, biking, and walking her dog with her husband.