Meet Our Staff

Heather Watley

Heather Watley

Owner/Dog Trainer

Heather is the co-owner and co-founder of Licks and Loves Dog Training Services. She has five dogs of her own with each having their own very distinct personalities! Licks and Loves was birthed out of Heather’s love and passion to see dogs and their families living together happily. Hailing from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Heather married a Shreveport-Bossier native and has lived in this area since 2011. Her hobbies include traveling to new, fun places, theme parks, playing piano, and singing.

“No pet deserves to be abused, neglected, or left behind.” – Heather Watley

Wayne F. Watley, Jr.

Wayne F. Watley, Jr.

Owner/Administrator

A Louisiana native, Wayne has deep roots in the Shreveport-Bossier area. Although he doesn’t know much about training dogs, he shares in his wife’s passion for animals. Any marketing, insurance, or business related matters are handled by him. If you are interested in inquiring about marketing, contact Wayne at 318-505-3124. Wayne sells insurance currently and was a pastor for 14 years. He enjoys jazz music, playing bass guitar, road trips, and animals.

“I’d rather do everything I can to help someone only to fail than to have never put forth effort to help them in the first place.” – Wayne F. Watley, Jr.