Dr. Elizabeth Wells is an extension educator at Michigan State University. She received her bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Communications and her master's in Continuing Education from Michigan State University. Her doctorate from MSU is in Agriculture and Extension Education. Her research is in the area of the use of technology in extension. She provides leadership for the companion animal 4-H program in Michigan and develops educational programs for the dog project related to training, care, and health issues.
Dr. Wells shares her passion for dogs with her husband Mike, a pharmacist. Together they breed, train, and show Samoyeds and Pomeranians in conformation, obedience, rally, and agility. She has raced her Samoyeds in sprint races in Michigan. She is active in the Greater Muskegon Kennel Club and the Samoyed Club of America and serves as research liaison for alopecia x for the Samoyed Club of America Health Foundation. She enjoys judging conformation, showmanship, obedience, and rally in 4-H and at matches and is a certified Canine Good Citizen evaluator for the American Kennel Club.