Our Team

It All Started With a Puppy...

We thrive on creating warm, welcome, and relaxing environments. A well-behaved family dog can contribute toward such in a positive way.   Having a loving and well-trained family dog can be a pleasure and benefit in life. Most of all, the time spent working with your canine companion contributes toward a great bond and relationship with each other for a lifetime of experiences and moments to cherish. After all, that’s what it’s all about!

The Team

Carla Richards, Founder - Golden View Dog Training

Carla W. Richards

MBA - Founder

Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business

Professional Memberships:

  • IACP
  • APDT

Personal Memberships:

  • TBVC
  • Florida Palmetto NAHVDA Chapter

Certifications and Specialties:

  • American Red Cross, Pet CPR
  • E-Collar Training, International School for Dog Trainers

Canine Companions:

  • Gracie, Yorkshire Terrie
  • Addie, Hungarian Vizsla
  • Scout, Hungarian Vizsla
  • Cheveyo, Hungarian Vizsla


Faith, family, fitness, travel, and activities that allow me and my canine companions bonding through actively engaging in learning and experiences together


  • Research before you bring a new dog or puppy into your home to ensure a great fit for you, your family, and the historical nature of the breed you’re considering
  • Engage yourself and your family in a consistent, stable, and loving environment to ensure success for all of you and for your new canine family member. This includes both mental and physical stimulation as well as harnessing natural strengths and purpose for your canine companion’s happiness
  • Commit to the longevity of this precious life you will be / are responsible for caring for, teaching, and spending time with so your canine companion may reach his or her full potential and be the dog you dream of having in your life
Golden View Dog Trainer Megan Devoe

Megan Devoe


Graduate of Florida International University

Professional Memberships:

  • North America Diving Dogs
  • American Quarter Horse Association

Certifications and Specialties:

  • Art of Attention Workshop, Duke Ferguson


Any activities that allow my dogs and I to have fun and learn something new

It is our hope to have an opportunity to help you and your family foster a wonderful environment and consistent training for your
puppy or dog so that you may enjoy many pleasant and memorable moments to cherish for a lifetime.

Carla Willingham-Richards Golden View Dog Training
Carla Willingham-Richards Golden View Dog Training
Carla Willingham-Richards Golden View Dog Training
Carla Willingham-Richards Golden View Dog Training

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Golden View Dog Training LLC

Offering custom, personal, and balanced dog training to the North Central Florida area, located in Marion County between Gainesville and Ocala.

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