About Bob Ochoa
Bob Ochoa brings over 9 years of basic dog training experience and over 30 years of large and small pet care and basic dog training to the industry.
Bob grew up on a farm in Sterling, Colo. where he enjoyed all types of domestic pets and wildlife. He has experience with dogs, cats, exotic birds, horses and skunks. Yes, skunks; ask him about it sometime.
Starting out as a client with his first German Shepard (GSD), Harlie, Bob discovered he really enjoyed working with animals and has a real talent for connecting and communicating with dogs.
In 2008, he began as an assistant trainer with experienced Head Dog Trainer, Ron Bruce. Ron is the head dog trainer at Dog Train LLC and says that Bob's calm demeanor and good humor has been a big asset to the training program.
The training and experience he has received prompted Bob to start his own basic dog training career, Ruff Riders Pet Services, providing clients Basic Dog Training and other pet services that include pet visits, dog walking and more since 2010.
He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in Sociology and a degree in Coaching and Physical Education. He also holds an Associates in Liberal Arts from Aims Community College.
His experience and education transfers over into his skill set of working with pets and their owners. He continues to learn about the best ways to train family pets and teach clients.
He is also certified in Pet CPR, Insured and Bonded.
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