Elise Lalor

Elise is the Founder of Monkey Tail Ranch and is currently serving as President. Elise oversees the Service Dog, and Equine Training Program.

Before founding Monkey Tail Ranch, Elise Co-Founded Good Dog! Autism Companions. In 2006 Elise joined K9 Training Concepts as sole proprietress.

Prior to becoming a professional dog trainer, Elise was a Senior Director with YMCA of San Francisco, a Director for Bay Area Easter Seals, and also worked for Morgan Autism Center.

Elise has certified three Search & Rescue dogs, and was a Canine Search Specialist for FEMA California Task Force Four, Yosemite Search and Rescue (YODOGS) and other Search & Rescue organizations.

When not training dogs, running a nonprofit, or visiting clients, Elise is a competitive equestrian and enjoys training and competing her horses.