Michael Blaker is a Pennsylvania native and moved to Arizona after high school. Since relocating to Tucson he has worked in commercial real estate and banking, met and married Crystal and serves as a military reservist. Michael brings years of sales, marketing and operations experience to Ruff House Dog Training’s daily operation.
CCrystal Blaker is a Tucson native. She is passionate about helping people and animals live there best lives. She has worked at dog boarding, doggie daycare, and veterinary facilities since adolescence. She holds a B.S. degree in Animal Science from the University of Arizona. She is a certified trick dog trainer, and certified AKC CGC evaluator. In addition to her natural animal-behavior assessment abilities and years of dog-training experience, she continues to sharpen her skills through formal continuing education and participation in competitive dog agility and pet therapy work. Prior to founding Ruff House, she served as the Animal Enrichment & Behavior Coordinator for Humane Society of Southern Arizona.