Need help with your dog's behavior?
Recently adopted a rescue?
Have a new puppy and want to start them off with good manners?
Working from home and concerned about separation anxiety?
I can help with these issues and more.....
My training is Relationship Centric,
emphasizing communication in a way that builds trust,
deepens connections, and fosters better relationships.
SEPARATION ANXIETY TRAINING
I can help you no matter where you live!
All of our training is done remotely - Click on the
Separation Anxiety Page for more details.
In the Pittsburgh area? I offer in-home private
training for all types of behaviors.
Call or email me for more details.
Congratulations on taking this first step.
It’s also the most challenging part, and it only gets better and easier from here.
I can help you understand your dog and make a
plan to move forward in helping the
dog in front of you, become well mannered,
happy, healthy member of the family.
I am a Certified Professional Dog Trainer - CPDT-KA
Certified FEAR FREE Trainer
Hersenwerk trained mentor in Enrichment.
IAABC - ADT Accredited Dog Trainer
WHY CHOOSE A CERTIFIED CPDT?
Anyone can pick up a leash and call themselves a trainer
The Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers® (CCPDT®).
is the leader in the development of rigorous exams to demonstrate
mastery of humane,
and current science-based dog training practices.
Certification demonstrates a commitment to the profession and
offer proof that they have achieved
the highest standards of education and excellence.
Your dog is an important member of your family,
and they deserve to be treated and trained
positively and respectfully.
IAABC - International Association of Animal
IAABC certifications are the most rigorous in the field. It was founded in 2004.
The goals of the IAABC are to standardize and support the practice of animal behavior consulting, provide quality, evidence-based education and peer and supervising mentoring, and provide resources for pet owners needing advice.
What is Hersenwerk?
Hersenwerk is Dutch a concept that uses
suitable, personalized puzzles for our dogs.
In the Netherlands Hersenwerk is an
essentialt part of dog training, behavior therapy, physiotherapy
and our daily life with our dogs.
I am very proud to be the
FIRST Certified Enrichment
Mentor in the United States.
Enrichment should be a daily part of your dog's life, and I am very excited to share
the Enrichment knowledge I have with you.
For more information -
I also teach group classes at the following facilities:
Group Lessons are available through
ANIMAL FRIENDS SHELTER.
Camp Horne Road
Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania 16066, United States
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