Jimi is a former resident of Colorado who has years of experience as a dog trainer and pet resort attendant. He started training dogs for his neighbors when he was 12 years old. After 14 years of training dogs privately, he began working at a Board & Train/Daycare facility where he had the opportunity to work and learn alongside seasoned professional dog trainers. There, he learned the nuances of positive reward-based training, dog behaviors and body language, and pet first-aid/CPR. He has been a professional dog-walker for 2 years and began pursuing a veterinary career as a full-time kennel tech at Crystal Creek Animal Hospital in September 2020.