Co-Founder / Lead TrainerEla is a credentialed trainer with a background in Behavior Science and Canine psychology. Ela holds a certificate in Canine Psychology and is certified in Pet First Aid Safety, Pet C.P.R., Pet Respiratory, Safe Pet Moving, Emergency, and Pet Poisonings. Ela is also an established business entrepreneur and member of The Humane Society Animal Rescue Team (A.R.T.), Association of Professional Dog Trainers (A.P.D.T.), and the International Association of Canine Professionals (I.A.C.P.). She has combined her business background and love and passion for all things dog into a dog training career in Southern California since 2014. Before launching Pawminded, she was training and overseeing C.O.R.E., a premier dog boarding and training company in Los Angeles. Ela continues to enhance her expertise by studying under expert behaviorist James O’Heare (Doctor of Behaviorology and writer of “Empowerment Training” and “Dog Training”) and is on track to earn her Dipl. C.B.S.T.