Trainer Profile
APDT Member Since 2004

Canine Obedience Instruction and Behavior Consulting

 
Personalized and Professional In Home Instruction, Behavioral Modification and Clicker Training. 35yrs of experience working successfully with people and their pets. Applied Behavior Analysis used.
 
Certifications: Dip ABT, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA
 
Training Equipment: Chest connect harness, Back connect harness, Halti Headcollar, Gentle Leader Headcollar, buckle/standard collar, leash and long line.
 
Training Philosophy: My goal is a healthy interaction and a lifelong bond between pets and guardians by teaching and using science based learning principals, a humane heirarchy of positive methods, and Behavior Analysis.
 
Locations Served: Columbus and Surrounding Areas inside I270 Outside areas occasionally at additional cost.
 
Staying up to date with current information on Learning and Behavior Principles in this scientific field is a key focus of mine; gaining formal education to add to my experience, I have graduated from Companion Animal Sciecnces Inst. with a Diploma in Animal Behavior Technology. Teaching proper leadership skills and communication along with proven workable plans to improve your relationship with your pet and reduce your pet's anxiety, aggression or training issues using Applied Behavior Analysis. I cover puppy and basic training including off-leash training along with any and all behavioral issues. I teach you how to incorporate your training and behavior modification into your daily life. I care about you and your pet. My goal is to improve your relationship so both you and your dog are happier. I have an extensive background in Animal Health Technology, Group and Private Instruction, Competivie Obedience, Tracking and Field Work along with Behavior Consulting. I stay current on Continuing Education in the field of Animal Behavior (see my website for classes I have taken) presently studying Applied Behavior Analysis and Animal Behavior Technology; also, ongoing engagement in various online C/E classes from Veterinary and Behavior Professionals from around the country. Professional member of Association of Animal Behavior Professionals (AABP)/Professional Dog Trainer (PDT), Supporting Member IAABC, Professional Member APDT, Companion Animal Sciences Institute Graduate with a Dip in Animal Behavior Technology, and professional member of CCPDT. Client and Veterinary References Available. There is so much questionable information circulating on how to approach training and behavior problems that I am dedicated to continuing to learn and pass on the most current information available. Staying up to date and knowing the science behind the solutions is very important to me. Know for sure that you have chosen, in me, an educated and experienced behavior consultant
Services Offered
Aggression
Behavioral Consultation
CGC Training
Clicker Training
Multi-Species
Private Lessons
Private Training