I aim to change the way pets are cared for by professionals in the industry

Check out my recent article on the front page of the business section of the Times Union in Albany, NY today about my national pet educational trainings services that I designed and offer at HVCC in Troy, NY as well as other colleges across the country.

Pet Educational Programs

Classes @ HVCC in Troy, New York

Spring 2015 schedule

Pet Education Certificate: 2/11-4/8

Pet Education Certificate: 4/9-6/4
Grooming School: 4/13-5/25
Pet CPR: 2/26-3/26, skills session 4/1 6:30-8 pm
Pet CPR: 4/9-5/7, skills session 5/13 6:30-8
Starting a Pet business: 2/2-2/16
Starting a Pet business: 4/11-4/25
Pet in the Household: 5/3-5/9

contact 518-629-7339 to register

Classes @ Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida

Spring 2015 schedule

Pet Education Certificate: 2/23-3/10
Pet CPR: 3/16-4/3

To find out about the program before registering, there will be a one-hour information session set for Monday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m. at FGCU’s Office Continuing Education in the Atrium at 8695 College Parkway, in Fort Myers; and Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. at FGCU’s Renaissance Academy at 117 Herald Court, Suite 211, in Punta Gorda.

For more information or to register, call (239) 425-3270, or online at https://registerce.fgcu.edu/; enter search term “CE2866” or “Pet.”



@ 518-663-5732




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I will be offering the following pet programs @ Gulf Coast university in Fort Myers Florida for spring 2015

Join us for a free information night on

February 9 (The Atrium) @ 6 PM

February 10 (Herald Court) @ 6PM.

Pet Education Certificate: February 23, 2015

Pet CPR: March 16, 2015

For more information about the programs call Mary Lynn Gagnon


To  register go to : signmeup.com




I will be offering the following pet programs @ Hudson Valley Community College located in Troy New York:

Pet Education Certificate: 2/11-4/8

Pet Education Certificate: 4/9-6/4

Grooming School: 4/13-5/25

Pet CPR: 2/26-3/26, skills session 4/1 6:30-8 pm

Pet CPR: 4/9-5/7, skills session 5/13 6:30-8

Starting a Pet business: 2/2-2/16

Starting a Pet business: 4/11-4/25

**** NEW PROGRAM:      Pet in the Household: 5/3-5/9

The following program is for students that careers subject them to entering a home with pets. There are certain techniques and strategies that will prevent injury to yourself as well as the pet in the household. This class is especially helpful to career people such as healthcare givers, law enforcement and fireman among the few professions that could benefit. The class is offered online and offers CEU credits. It will be taught by Marlene Wagner who’s credentials are extremely impressive.

Marlene Wagner, BS CPDT

EDUCATION: Marlene Wagner earned a BS at Cornell University in 1981.
She graduated and is certified from Purdue University’s Animal Behavior Clinic certification course: DOGS Principles and Techniques of Behavior Modification in 2005.
Marlene has been a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, CPDT, since 2005 (international standardized testing in animal training and behavior, learning theory, equipment and ethics).


I am excited to announce that my educational pet programs will begin in Florida and New York for 2015



The pet educational programs that are offered in upstate New York @ Hudson Valley Community college will be offered @ Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers Florida starting in February 2015. The programs offered are the pet certificate program as well as the pet CPR/First Aid program. Also, in April they will begin @ Borough of Manhattan community college in New York. Stay tuned for more information.

Looking to start a career working with pets? Join us September 10,2014 from 6-7 pm @ HVCC in the daycare center room 137 to hear more

fbI will be having an information night for students that wish to develop their knowledge, skills and networking in the pet field. Programs include hands on training, internships and more…I will be teaching four programs in the fall of 2014 @ HVCC. The programs offered help the student many times to find employment in the pet field of their choice. Classes are now offered online for your convenience. The four programs offered are:

1. Pet Certificate Program (7.2 CEU’s)                                               cpr 1

2. Pet CPR/First Aid (0.6 CEU’S)

3. P.E.T.S Basics of Grooming School (4.7 CEU’S)

Stay tuned more pet programs are in the near future.

so you want to start a career with pets *******upcoming dates for P.E.T.S classes


Stay tuned for dates for my pet career programs I will be offering @ HVCC in September online. Programs will enhance your learning in the pet field followed by internships in pet related fields to help reinforce your learning and networking in the pet industry. Courses include

1. Pet Certificate program  7.2 CEU’S 

 2. Pet basic grooming program

3. Pet business program

4. pet first aid / CPR

for more information  call 518-663-5732

Reserve your spot class size is limited


Pet first aid/CPR August 2, 2014 @ HVCC


I will be offering the following course @ HVCC

(Hudson Valley Community College)


August 2, 2014 from 9 am – 1 pm

This course has CEU credits 

To register contact:

Office of Community and Professional Education
 (518) 629-7339
Fax: (518) 629-8103
E-mail: communityed@hvcc.edu

* space is limited so register soon. first come first serve

If you have any other questions call or e-mail


or mpetestate@aol.com

Mary Lynn

*** program can also be offered at your place of business


Course for pet-care certificate at HVCC

Pet Estates Inc. owner Mary Lynn Gagnon offering four educational programs @ Hudson Valley Community College. The pet certificate program is CEU credit. Pet CPR/First Aid, PETS grooming and Pet Business course. Enroll early booking for next semester now. Course book quickly.  I will be @ Pet Palozza (Curtis Lumber) June 14 with HVCC taking enrollments. See you There

Pet Certificate Programs offered at HVCC

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You know you want to work with pets but don’t know where to start. I am teaching four programs at HVCC starting in March 2014.  Register now., Space is limited. For more information about these programs call 518-663-5732

Programs being offered include comprehensive certificate programs in Pet Grooming and and a generalized Pet Education program. In addition, we have classes in Pet CPR and First Aid and Starting a Pet Business. For more information on these programs, click here  for a printable flyer. Or, see detailed course and registration information by clicking on any of the course titles to link directly to the HVCC Community & Professional Education site. Be sure to scroll down to find the course you are looking for!