Ranch is owned and operated by the Byerley family.
Dave worked at a boarding kennel south of San Francisco before
he moved North and began working at Guide Dogs For The Blind in San Rafael. It
was at Guide Dogs For The Blind that Dave met and married Maribeth.
Maribeth graduated from Moorpark College with a degree in
Exotic Animal Training and Management. She then worked at the Brookfield Zoo
near Chicago, training dolphins, sea lions, seals and a walrus, as well as
working with the animals in the Brookfield Children's Zoo. Moving back to
California, she received her license as an Instructor at Guide Dogs For The
The Byerley's love for animals has been an influence on their
children, and the entire family is excited to serve you at Maranda Ranch!