Amanda Fuller is the owner and trainer behind Thumbs Up Training LLC.

Amanda graduated from the Karen Pryor Academy in March of 2019 and is a KPA-CTP. She is also a Certified Trick Dog Instructor and Fear Free Certified Professional. She is currently working towards her Bachelor's in Animal Health and Behavior.

Amanda uses force free, scientifically proven methods to train and achieve new and desired behaviors.


Amanda shares her home with 5 Australian Shepherds, and one Border collie mix.

Pictured from left to right: Kai, Canon (unilaterally deaf), Calamity (deafblind), Clementine (deaf), Hamilton (deaf), and Keller (deaf and vision impaired).


Amanda is one of the co-founders of Keller's Cause, a rescue dedicated to taking in, training, and placing deaf and/or blind dogs. This, and her own dogs, have led her to her love of training special needs dogs and specializing in such.


She is also very active in different dog sports and trains and competes with her dogs in agility, rally, fastcat, disc, dock diving and tricks.

In her spare time she enjoys hiking, reading a good book, or crafting.