Alexa was born in Yorkshire, England, and raised on a small island ten minutes East of Miami, Florida. After graduating from Southern Methodist University in Biology, she received her master degree from NOVA Southeastern University in Marine Biology. While writing her masters thesis, Alexa interned at operant conditioning. Alexa was quickly promoted to an assistant trainer and moved over to the Flipper Lagoon and Whale Stadium to focus her expertise on dolphins and the killer whale. After a final promotion to a Trainer level, Alexa left MSQ after 5 years and ventured off on her own. She started Key Biscayne Pet Training and has worked tirelessly to improve the lives of owners and their furry friends. Alexa’s portfolio is vast working with dogs, cats, birds, pigs, snakes and of course marine mammals. Her expertise in positive reinforcement training has made Alexa a household name on Key Biscayne and the company has now expanded into Miami. Alexa started Your Good Dog to help people understand their dogs and live comfortably with their pets. Alexa is also a certified CGC and AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Evaluator.(MSQ) as a Marine Mammal Trainer. After being hired as an apprentice trainer, she loved working with sea lions and seals using
“You never know where life will take you. I am just lucky I get to go there with animals by my side.”
– Alexa Holloway M.S.