About Optimal Canine
Optimal Canine provides guidance on how to improve a dog’s obedience, strengthen their performance, and enhance their nutrition. All methods are based on positive reinforcement, choice, physical play, and scientific evidence to empower pet parents and dogs on their journey to better behavior, physical fitness, and diet improvements.
Every household is different and every pet parent will have different goals for their canine companion. Optimal Canine’s guides and courses are designed for family dogs and performance dogs to improve behavior, strengthen performance, and enhance nutrition both at home and in trial competitions!
Optimal Canine is dedicated to the long-term success of pet parents and their dogs by providing free guidance on behavior, fitness, and nutrition; but also provides services for continued education. In-Home Private Lessons and Virtual Classes are additional opportunities to learn more with Optimal Canine.
Mission to Achieve the Optimal Canine
Ronny’s mission is to empower pet parents through progressive and scientific information to improve their dog’s obedience, performance, and nutrition to achieve the Optimal Canine!
Vision for a Progressive Community
Ronny’s vision to develop a progressive community of pet parents who strive to help their dog achieve better behavior and physical fitness though methods founded on positive reinforcement, choice, play, and science while providing an optimized diet to enhance the training and fitness program.
Values of Integrity
Meet Ronny LeJeune
Ronny LeJeune is the owner of Optimal Canine and she has multiple years of experience in the pet care industry where she developed a special interest in canine nutrition, training, and fitness.
Ronny is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers, Certified in Canine Nutrition (Cert.CN) through the Companion Animal Science Institute (CASI), Certified Canine Fitness Coach (CCFC) through the Do More With Your Dog (DMWYD) program, and a Fear Free Certified Pet Professional. She is currently pursuing a higher level canine conditioning certification at the University of Tennessee to become a Certified Canine Fitness Trainer (CCFT) and is projected to complete the program in 2020.
In addition to Optimal Canine, Ronny is the owner of Perfectly Rawsome. Perfectly Rawsome is an informational raw feeding resource for pet parents to provide a home prepared raw diet to dogs and cats. Perfectly Rawsome was created in 2015 and has blossomed into one of the top online resources for raw feeding for dogs and cats.
Ronny also has two Facebook support groups – Raw Feeding University and Mission Slimpawsible. Raw Feeding University is focused on providing a group for raw feeders from across the world to connect with one another. Mission Slimpawsible is a canine fitness group on Facebook focused on helping fight canine obesity and helping canine athletes maintain physical fitness.
Ronny demonstrates her passion and dedication to improve the lives of pets through continued education. She has many certifications through reputable organizations and continues to pursue further education to remain current on progressive methods for behavior, fitness, and nutrition.
Ronny is currently enrolled in school to complete the programs for the following certifications: