Dogs have been an important part of Angela Maupin's life, and have led her to become a certified dog trainer. She has been training dogs for the past eight years, and is accredited by the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (ADPT)
. She is also active in a number of animal rescue organizations including the Animal Rescue of Tidewater in Norfolk, Virginia
. She is currently employed as a veterinary nurse, and enjoys the company of her own two rescue dogs, Ruben who is 13, and Scooter who is 7.