Dogs Behaving Better
Talbot TTouch LLC


Lisa Benshoff, CPDT-KA is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Tellington TTouch Practitioner and Guild Member, a Pet Professional Guild Member, and an IAABC member. She trained under Pat Miller and Gail Fisher, and has her BA from University of Virginia. She has volunteered at Talbot Humane and been a board member of Baywater Animal Rescue in Cambridge.




Lisa Benshoff, CPDT-KA

Owner and Head Trainer

  • In a previous life, I lived in Washington DC and worked first as a paralegal and later as an editor for law books and a legal newspaper.

  • I reside in Easton with my husband and two pretty perfect Doodles.

  • Current advisor and former secretary, Board of Directors, at Baywater Animal Rescue in Cambridge. Former volunteer at Talbot Humane.

  • I have a big toolbox! Besides my clicker, great treats, and TTouch principles and techniques, I sometimes use essential oils, flower essences, and other natural products for dogs who may need extra help.


  • B.A. University of Virginia

  • Trained by renowned instructors Pat Miller and Gail Fisher

  • Attended 120+ conferences, workshops, seminars, and webinars


  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer

  • Certified Tellington TTouch Practitioner

  • Tellington TTouch Guild

  • The Pet Professional Guild

  • International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants

  • Former member, Association of Professional Dog Trainers

Professional Affiliations

CPDT-KA dog trainer Lisa Benshoff
Tellington TTouch Training certified and guild member Lisa Benshoff
IAABC supporting member Lisa Benshoff
PPG dog trainer member Lisa Benshoff
Dogtec dog trainer Lisa Benshoff

Gretchen has been like a different dog since you worked with us. I have been able to get great communication with her. She seems to love learning and we are really working well together. . . .
— Vicki A.