Our Team

Dedicated, Focused, Caring & Experienced

“… Dan and his staff are incredibly flexible and accommodating with their clients.” Read more >>

Dan Cavalletto combines his lifelong love of dogs with proven training techniques to help you and your dog make the most of your relationship. While Dan is responsible for all private training lessons and behavioral consultations, behind the scenes our team at Cavalletto Canine works together diligently to provide exceptional services and the highest level of customer care. Take a moment and read more about our Cavalletto Canine team!


    Dan is committed to enriching the lives of his clients through a deeper understanding of their canine companions, as well as themselves. Dan’s distinctive approach is relationship-based and client-focused. Through humor, patience, and a sense of each individual’s needs, Dan navigates clients through the complexities involved when teaching a physical skill set in conjunction with practical, thoughtful, relationship-based communication.

  • Shirley & Tug & Angus

    Dan’s trusted canine companions from left to right: Shirley (9 years, female Briard), Sir Nigel-Tug “Tuggy” (4 years, male Yellow Lab), and Angus (R.I.P. 2007-2023).


    Brooke Lyons has been a lifelong animal lover with dogs by her side since the age of 6. Eclectic tastes and aspirations have left her with background experience in art, writing, customer service, exotic animal husbandry, and more. Graduated from UMass Dartmouth in 2015 with a BA in writing and communication, Brooke joined the Cavalletto Canine team in 2018 where she spends each day facilitating communication between our valued clients and our team, managing the office, and getting to know our canine clientele. Brooke is committed to providing our clients with fast, friendly, and convenient service at every opportunity. Outside of work, Brooke spends her free time with her beloved rescue dogs Oreo and Poppie.


    Noah (Murillo) Rush came to America from Brazil in 2016 to start a new chapter in his life. A lifelong dog lover, Noah has been working with dogs professionally for 5 years.  A huge fan of adventure, Noah loves to travel in his free time and is always up for new opportunities.  His canine companion Nacho the Bernese mountain dog, loves to join him on the trails as they hike around the country.


    Sean Hampe has been with Cavalletto Canine since 2015.  A life long love of dogs has been honed into a passion for training.  Working with challenging dogs is especially rewarding for Sean–Learning how to best help dogs overcome their challenges to live better lives is his favorite part of the job.


    Courtney Hyman has been working professionally with dogs for over 5 years.  Graduated from UMass Dartmouth in 2015 with a BFA in illustration, outside of work Courtney loves to spend her time drawing, relaxing in the great outdoors, and working on her training skills with her trusty canine companion Sidney.  Courtney’s favorite part of working with dogs is building strong relationships with each individual and their unique personalities.


    Amanda Ronhock started at Cavalletto Canine in 2019.  She is passionate about dogs and loves to spend her time getting active walking the parks and trails with her canine companions.  She recently rescued Cedar, a mixed breed dog who keeps her busy with lots of training and fun!