Alecia is a graduate of Kutztown University(PA), and holds a degree in Criminal Justice. She relocated to Beaufort after living in Cape May, NJ, where combined she spent nearly 12 years in the seafood business. Alecia now lives in  Merritt ,NC. 
Alecia has completed several animal-related courses including:

Pet Care Technician(ABKA)
EARS volunteer training workshop
FEMA-(2) Animals in Disasters courses
Animal Behavior College-Certified Dog Trainer 
George Hickox dog training seminar-(bird dog training)
Equissage, Inc.- Certified Canine Massage Therapist
Pet CPR certification

Present memberships include:

Association of Professional Dog Trainers-
International Asso. of Animal Massage Therapists

Pamlico Correctional Institution- Volunteer Trainer-New Leash on Life Program  2012-2020.

Alecia currently lives with her two dogs- Indy (adopted from NLOL),  and  Remy , a rescued Lab/ Plott mix.