Trainer Profile
APDT Member Since

Zippity Do Dog Training and Behavior Modification..

Lee Desmarais is a graduate of the Karen Pryor Professional Dog Trainer Program and a member of the Pet Professional Guild Lee is a positive based, force-free trainer whose primary style of teaching is based in scientifically proven training approaches, according to the ethical guidelines and humane practices as defined by: ​The Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers ​The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior The American College of Veterinary Behaviorists The International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants Linda Michaels Hierarchy of Dog Needs
Job Title: Owner and Trainer
Training Equipment: Flat or Martingale Collar, 4 or 6 foot leash, lunge line and no pull harness
Training Philosophy: Positive Reward based Force-Free Training
Locations Served: Southeastern MA Bristol County and parts of Norfolk County
Lee has personally shared her life with 14 adopted dogs over the past 24 years; always maintaining a multi-dog household. Lee has lived with reactive dogs, as well as resource guarders and dogs with fear based anxiety, including separation anxiety and human aggression. Lee has real world experience and a soft spot for the dogs who live with these day-to-day struggles, which may make them less adoptable, or in many cases, extremely difficult to live with. Lee currently shares her life with, a deaf American Staffordshire Terrier, two American Pit Bull Terriers, a Boston Terrier Beagle mix, and three Cats. ​ ​Whether you’re looking for basic manners, solutions to specific problems, or just simply to improve the bond between you and your dog, Lee has the experience and education you’re looking for, to provide the quality training that you and your dog deserve.
Services Offered
Behavioral Consultation
Clicker Training
Fun Games
In-Home Training
Private Lessons