Playmates and Playdates

Want to Meet Up?

Socializing your dog can be tough, dog parks are notoriously chaotic and dangerous, and there aren’t enough great ways to keep in touch with your dog’s pals. We hope this page will offer a unique way for pet parents to connect and schedule meet ups and play dates! Double click anywhere on the board below to create a custom post for the public, or comment below an existing post to reply. You can also use the (+) button to start a new post.

Need some inspiration? How about hosting a backyard playdate, or meeting up in a public park for a walk and talk?

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*Please note, Playdates and meet ups are not a service supervised or otherwise hosted by S.A.B.T.C. To keep everyone safe the entries to this page will be vetted to the best of our ability. Please exercise reasonable caution when introducing your pet to others.

Sara Richter, CPDT-KA

Sara Richter, CPDT-KA Founder of Simply Animal Training LLC, began her professional training career in 2008 after 11 years as a student in the equestrian world. Sara began as an assistant horse trainer and horseback riding instructor for JGarvey Horsemanship. During the following 4 years she learned the ins and outs of positive reinforcement training, behaviorism, and operant conditioning. In 2013 Sara formed an equine training business known as Equestrianism. In 2014 Sara became a leader with the Local 4H where she taught children to use clicker training with numerous other animals including pigs, sheep, chickens, and even small animals. In 2014 Sara Joined forces with Root Dog Training LLC as a dog trainer, where she learned to translate her knowledge of learning theory and behaviorism, to the unique behaviors of canines. Sara is proud to continue offering Animal-friendly Force-Free services to pets and owners of all kinds. Sara is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed from the Certification Council For Professional Dog Trainers, and a Canine Life and Social Skills Evaluator with the Association of Professional Dog Trainers. Sara is constantly advancing her education in animal training and behavior through continuing education, certification, and college courses.