Our Team

 Meet our team

Brittney Frazier - Head Dog Trainer
APDT, CPDT-KA, CGC and UCGC Evaluator
Brittney is the Head Trainer here at Found Chicago and is an APDT, CPDT-KA, and CGC and UCGC Evaluator. Brittney was born into a family who has always appreciated animals and welcomed many a dog and cat into their home. Her dream of working with dogs began when she went door to door asking to walk the neighbors’ dogs as a child and proceeded into high school when she worked as a kennel technician at a puppy store. With her added experience as a dog handler in a dog daycare and volunteer work in shelters, Brittney hoped to combine her love of dogs with her love of people and graduated from Monmouth College, where competed on the cross country and track teams. Her major included a concentration in Human Services, where she was able to complete an internship at a Therapeutic Horseback Riding Center, learning even more about animal behavior as it relates to humans. She continued in her training career by volunteering at a service dog organization, where she realized an interest in helping people learn to handle their dogs and work effectively as a team. After receiving her CPDT-KA, she has enjoyed working with Found Chicago's rescues to better her handling and training skills. She enjoys her work representing Found Chicago Boarding and Training in helping clients' to create a lasting training relationship with their dogs because she feels she is impacting lives daily. Brittney has two rescue dogs, lab mix Jolie and border collie mix Mona, who she spends most of her free time with.
Jeff Jenkins - Senior Rehabilitation Counselor and Trainer
APDT, IACP, AKC and CGC Evaluator
Jeff has been on the forefront of dog training in Chicago for nearly 20 years. His innovative work with bully breeds in some of Chicago's most challenging neighborhoods has made him a go-to trainer and resource for people all over the country. His philosophy of firm, fair and overwhelmingly positive training keep him and his rescued Pit Bulls, Junebug & Rosie Rae very busy. When not training Jeff, Junebug, and Rosie Rae can be found entertaining and educating folks at Public Schools, Youth Correctional Facilities and even center court at Chicago Bulls Games where they are part of the Bulls Entertainment Family.
Laura Krueger - Dog Trainer
APDT, CPDT-KA
Laura is a graduate of Oakland University with a B.S. in Biology, emphasis in pre-veterinary studies. She is a CPDT-KA as well as a professional member of both the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and the Midwest Bat Working Group. Since she began training animals professionally in 2012, Laura has trained parrots, chickens, lemurs, sugar gliders, otters, snakes, lizards, deer, pigs, goats, camels, donkeys, tarantulas, cockroaches, skunks, raccoons, cats, and dogs -- just to name a few! Since joining Found in the summer of 2015, Laura utilizes her wide variety of animal training experience to work with our clients and rescue dogs to ensure that canines and humans alike are easily enjoying their lives together. She is always striving to meet the need in our community for a better understanding of animals that will allow humans and animals to happily coexist for years to come. Laura lives in Buena Park with her cat, Azula, and her dog, Zuko.
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