Renata Di Battista grew up around parrots, dogs, and cats. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Biological Science and a Masters of Science in Biodiversity. She has volunteered for the Sacramento Animal Shelter at Bradshaw and walked dogs with Midtown Mutts in Sacramento.
Renata firmly believes in training dogs through positive reinforcement and enrichment. She guides dogs to be successful in a variety of environments, using reward based methods, making the training experience upbeat.
Renata began dog training as an assistant in a working dog program in 2013. She is committed to continuing her education through seminars and workshops as well as hands on experience.
Renata now owns and operates Walkie Doggies in Solano County, providing private dog training, dog walking, and pet sitting services. A member of The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), she strives to make training a fun, engaging, and positive experience for owners, handlers, and dogs alike.