The Chelsea Dog
4515 Columbus Ave. Sandusky, Ohio 44870

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Meet the Owner Bio: 
Jessica Eleanore Castello

Volunteer work and life experience as pertains to dog training, handling and husbandry.

1990-1996 Member: Erie County 4-H, Dogs Hounds and Mutts Club Sandusky, Ohio 44870
    Trained personal dog earning Reserve Champion and other awards for Show at County Fair.
    Assisted other club members in the training and preparation for dog show in obedience and showmanship.
1998-2001 The Retriever Barn, Huron, Ohio 44839
    Hunt Dog Training: Steady to wing, Steady to shot. Upland and Waterfowl. Started and Finished dogs.
    Basic obedience and retrieval work in field, forrest, marsh and water using whistle and hand commands
    Assisted in the breeding and sale of AKC Black Labrador Retrievers
2002-2003 Humane Society Erie County Sandusky, Ohio 44870
    Volunteer Dog Walker
2003-2005 Humane Society Erie County Sandusky, Ohio 44870
    Staff member; Dog kennel attendant maintenance and sanitation, including feeding, cleaning, walking and Socializing
    Adoption specialist tasked with placing and rehoming dogs and cats
    Foster home for both dogs and cats

2005-2010 Northcoast K-9 Monroeville, Ohio 44857
    Kennel attendant
    Dog Groomer
2006-Present Volunteer for Erie County 4-H Program
    Advisor; Dogs Hounds and Mutts 4-H Club
    Key Leader for Dog Projects
2011-Present The Chelsea Dog LLC 4515 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, Ohio 44870
    Owner and Operator Specializing in Dog Training for basic obedience, manners and leash work using positive reinforcement and beyond the backyard techniques
    Volunteer Rescue work with the local Dog Warden’s office to train, rehabilitate and re-home dogs in need of extra handling
    Dog Groomer specializing in holistic and organic grooming, offering show cuts and pet maintenance
December 2015-August 2016 Pilot Dog Program, Columbus Ohio 
    Puppy raiser for Doberman Pilot Dog, successfully went on to Seeing Eye dog program
January 2019 4-H Dog Judges’ Seminar
Ohio State University Extension, Columbus Ohio
    Completed seminar with ability to judge Obedience, Showmanship and Rally
February 2019 Dog Advisor Training
Ohio State University Extension, Columbus Ohio
    Completed Advisor training
March 2019 Master PetPALS Volunteer Leader Training
Ohio State University Extension, Columbus Ohio
    Completed leader training to become a Master 4-H PetPALS Volunteer Leader
    Passed the AKC CGC test with my personal dog, AKC Yellow Labrador, Sunshine Ray of Huron

Established in 2011 A local business specializing in natural and holistic pet care. Offering holistic grooming, positive dog training, handmade leashes-collars and holistic food treats and toys.