Lauren started volunteering at LHS in 2013 as a Dog TLC and Outreach Volunteer. That same year she started working in Client Care at the Intake and Adoption desks, while still volunteering her time walking and learning to handle more difficult dogs. From 2014 to 2016, Lauren held the position of Public Training Program Coordinator, running the public dog training and shelter Adoption Follow-Up programs, supervising puppy playgroups, teaching classes, and handling training questions. She left this position in 2016, but continues to teach classes. Lauren has a Master’s degree from George Mason University, and lives in Fort Collins with her husband and three adopted dogs.