Meet the Team

Jennie Fuller
President/ Head Trainer

  • In September 2005, Jennie Fuller became a certified Police K9 Instructor and Professional Obedience Trainer. This certificate includes, professional obedience and behavior modification, police patrol, narcotics and explosives detection, man trailing and SAR.
  • She personally trained and handled k9 Massima (German Shepherd) for man trailing/SAR.
  • They completed 40 hours of trailing/tracking/cadaver/ and air scenting at an EMS work shop in Virginia.
  • They also trained with the REDS SAR team located in Garner.
  • Jennie personally trained and handled Belgian Malinois, k9 Lester, for narcotics detection.
  • She is a certified CGC evaluator.
  • Her dog, Bogie, (Boxer/Pit) is a certified CGC that’s currently training for his NW1 title.
  • Jennie is also a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers
  • Fostered for Independent Animal Rescue, and the Australian Shepherd Rescue. *Peoples love and awareness of their dogs’ need for structure and exercise has allowed Jennie to follow her passion of training dogs and educating the community.
  • Personally trains and handles K9 Chesni and K9 Lapua in Man Trailing.

Micaela Little
Lead Trainer

Micaela Little
  • Born in Massachusetts has two older siblings, and grew up with dogs.
  • Completed Handlers course in 2017, with 2-year-old Belgian Malinois, “BJ”, who is certified in narcotics detection and patrol
  • Master Trainer certified in pet and police dog trainer through Tarheel Canine Training, Inc
  • Four years experience training and working with dogs
  • Completes with BJ in PSA (Protection Sports Association)
  • Volunteered at the local SPCA

Steve Clevenger
Kennel Manager

Steve -Kennel Tech
  • Born in Newark, Ohio
  • Joined the Marine Corp in 1993
  • While in the Corp he received the National Defense Medal, The Good Conduct Medal, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal
  • He was a Firearms Instructor
  • Member of the Nuclear Weapons Team
  • In 1998 he became a Correctional Officer in which he supervised State Inmates and worked as an Officer-in Charge supervising staff and inmates.
  • He was an Unarmed Self-Defense Instructor
  • Maintenance Officer
  • In 2013 Steve started his own Furniture Restoration business
  • He noticed Top Dog open just a few doors down from where he lives and had to apply because he loves dogs. Steve has been an invaluable part of the Top Dog Team since April 2016.

Diane Pietri
Office Manager

  • Has cared for and loved animals her entire life.
  • Has years of experience dog sitting.
  • Has been an office manager for several companies.
  • She was a small animal care veterinarian assistant, as well as a grooming assistant.
  • Diane has extensively trained all of her previous dogs.
  • In March 2016, Diane started her career at Top Dog Training and Resort as a kennel tech.
  • In April 2016, she demonstrated good organizational and client relations skills and became our Customer Service Representative.

Emma McDonald
Receptionist/ Assistant Trainer


Patricia Mojca 
Kennel Tech/ Play Supervisor

Prayag-Kennel Tech-Assistant Trainer

Prayag Singh
Assistant Trainer

Burke Suda

Burke Suda 


Assistant Trainer


Cheyenne Kolodgie 
Assistant Trainer

John Black

John Black
Shuttle Driver


Anne Fitzgibbo
Group Trainer


Angel Falls
Assistant Trainer