About Me

Barbara is the co-founder of SoCal Pitbull TEAM and a registered nurse at Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego where she lives with her husband Chris and their three pit bulls Buddy, Rocco and Vinny, plus two cats (Dexter and Darla), and a barnyard full of chickens! Buddy is a complex rated certified therapy dog through pet partners, and has his canine good citizen certification through the AKC. Buddy has twice received the highest ranking a therapy dog can achieve. As SoCal Pitbull’s original Street TEAM, Buddy and Barb provide out reach programs and dog safety demonstrations in Southern California and act as ambassadors in the community. Vinny and Rocco are training for their canine good citizenship certification.