Roberta Knauf

Roberta Knauf

Chairperson

ICCFA/PLPA

Biography

Robeta Knuaf has been in the retail pet industry since 1982 owning and operating retail stores as well as a boarding kennel, day care, training facility.  She is an accomplished dog groomer, a member of the American Pet Dog Trainers Association, American Boarding Association, is accredited to give the AKC Canine Good Citizen exam, as well as an evaluator for Therapy Dog International Inc.

She is the co chairman of the education committee for the Pet Loss Professional Alliance (ICCFA/PLPA). Roberta has volunteered for Canine Partners for Life www.k94life.org which places dogs with people with disabilities. She coordinated and oversaw their Prison Puppy Program at five Pennsylvania Correctional Institutions. Her efforts have awarded her the 2006 Pennsylvania volunteer of the Year.

Currently, Roberta is working as a consultant for funeral homes getting into the Pet Loss industry, and also consulting on Grief Therapy Dogs in your business.

Her passion has been and still is to educate pet parents on how to take care of their loyal companions in life and death.

She resides with her husband of 46 years and one beautiful black beauty Remi, soon to be her fourth therapy dog.

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