CParf! is owned and operated by Diane Troup. Diane combines her years of experience as a veterinary technician, EMT, and trainer to offer a unique selection of classes for dogs, cats, and their owners. She has met with some of the leading local dog trainers, experienced animal shelter professionals, and both traditional and holistic veterinarians to develop the CParf! curricula. Her classes were specially designed with support from the San Francisco SPCA Curriculum Design course.
Diane has been a firefighter for the City of Santa Clara, and a certified American Heart Association CPR and Basic Life Support instructor. Diane now professionally trains puppies and dogs for Pawsitively Fabulous, offering classes at Pet Food Express in Los Gatos, CA. She also offers private training thru her own company Arf+ Training. She is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA), a member of the Certified Dog Training Professionals, and a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) which provides ongoing educational opportunities.