Winner of the 2015 and 2016 “Best of Westchester” Best Dog Trainer for her group classes at Wipe Your Paws in Mt. Kisco, NY!
Alyssa J. Tilley is a Qualified Guide Dog Instructor at Guiding Eyes for the Blind and has been professionally training dogs since 2005. Alyssa joined Guiding Eyes in 2010, where she completed a three year apprenticeship in the training of guide dogs. She is responsible for training guide dogs and placing them with visually impaired clients. While at Guiding Eyes, Alyssa also worked in the Special Needs Department, training guide dogs for visually impaired individuals who had additional disabilities. In addition to her work in the service dog field, Alyssa also does pet dog training. She offers in-home private lessons to clients in Westchester, NY and Fairfield, CT as well as group classes at Wipe Your Paws in Mt. Kisco, NY.
Alyssa is a graduate of the University of Maryland where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, which gave her a solid foundation for understanding how animals acquire new behaviors.