My name is Sal Curcurato. I am a dog trainer, certified by the Animal Behavior College. Dogs have always been a big part of my life, and
I've loved them since we brought little Rudy, a beagle/shepherd mix, home when I was eleven years old. When my son Charlie was twelve, he
wanted a dog. We purchased a Rottweiler puppy named TJ (Tank Jr.). TJ was our pet and our protector. He died far too young, at five years
old, of osteosarcoma. One of the main reasons I am a dog trainer today is to keep TJ's memory alive. When I have a particularly aggressive
dog to work with, I ask TJ to keep an eye on me. He hasn't let me down yet.