Trainer Profile
  • 678-253-7387
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  • Jasper, , GA UNITED STATES
APDT Member Since 2018

The Pet Care Professional

When you want to use "cues" and not "commands", and your desire is to build a strong human-animal bond with your dog, then you're looking for the kind of training that I offer.
Designations: BA, Fear Free Elite, LSHU-S, DN-CPCP, CPPS
Job Title: Manager, Choices Pet Sitters
Training Philosophy: Fear Free® and Low Stress Handling® positive rewards pet care and training
Locations Served: Jasper and parts of Pickens County, Georgia
Languages: English
Welcome to my profile and thank you for viewing my credentials! I am a non-smoking, proactive multi-Certified Pet Care Professional with over 18 years of ongoing career pet care experience, available client and industry references, up-to-date continuing education in pet care, and a yearly 3rd party background check through Acutraq. My career goal and my promise to you is to protect and defend one of your most valuable assets... your pet. I focus on providing quality age and species-specific care, exercise, and mental stimulation for your pet so that their time away from you in their own home is rewarding, peaceful, and fun. Training for established clients focuses on less leash reactivity and calm loose leash walking. Credentials / Qualifications: -- Fear Free® Elite Certified Professional (1 of 1298 Elite Professionals in the WORLD!) -- -- Low Stress Handling® Silver Certified -- -- Pet Tech PetSaver® CPR / First Aid trained -- -- Certified Professional Pet Sitter® (CPPS) -- -- DogNostics Certified Pet Care Professional (DN-CPCP) -- -- Doggone Safe Dog Bite Safety Educator -- -- AKC Canine Good Citizen® Evaluator -- -- AKC Temperament Test Evaluator -- -- Completed VetFolio Course: Understanding the Cat -- -- Dog Trainer Foundations Certificate (Karen Pryor Academy) -- -- Fear Free® Equine Course - Certificate of Completion (Fear Free®) -- -- Fear Free® Avian Course - Certificate of Completion (Fear Free®) -- -- Risk Assessment & Safely Handling Multiple Dogs Certificate (Doggone Safe)-- -- The Infectious Disease Management Program Certificate (Vetfolio) -- -- Disaster Planning for Professional Pet Sitters Certificate (Pet Sitters International) -- -- Bonded / Insured as employee of a local pet sitting company -- -- Yearly Background check by Acutraq -- Professional Affiliations: -- Friend of INTO Dogs -- -- Member of Pet Sitters International (PSI) -- -- Member of The Pet Professional Guild (PPG) -- -- Member of the Association of Animal Behavior Professionals -- -- Associate Member of The International Companion Animal Network (ICAN) -- -- Supporting Member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) -- -- Supporting Member of The International Assoc. of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC) --
Services Offered
Clicker Training
In-Home Training
Private Lessons
Puppy Classes
Puppy Socialization
Shy and Fearful