Certified Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior Trainer

Licensed educator - Family Paws Parent Education 

Certified Fear Free Professional

Continuing Education:

  • 2018

    • Family Paws Parent Education - 3 day conference on preparing families with dogs for the arrival of a new baby and safe dog/child interaction

    • Completed Fear Free Animal Trainer Certification course and became Certified Fear Free Professional. For more information visit Fearfreepets.com

    • Clicker Expo 2018 - 3 day workshop - took courses on canine behavior and concept training

  • 2017

    • IAABC (International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants) - Animal Behavior Consulting Principles and Practices Course

  • 2016

    • Family Paws Parent Education - 3 day conference on preparing families with dogs for the arrival of a new baby and safe dog/child interaction

    • Do More with Your Dog Trick Dog Workshop

    • Clicker Expo 2016

  • 2015

    • Clicker Expo Portland January 2015

    • A weekend of Behavior with the Experts with Debra Horwitz and Amy Pike, June 2015, Humane Soc Missouri

  • 2014

    • Family Paws Parent Education - 2 day conference on preparing families with dogs for the arrival of a new baby and safe dog/child interaction

    • Clicker Expo 2014 - 3 day training workshop - took courses on canine behavior, training complex tasks and concepts, teaching a dog creativity to reduce reactivity

    • Steve White - "Raising the BaR" - 2 day workshop on teaching precision and reliability in behaviors

  • 2013

    • Dogs & Storks/Dog & Baby Connection - 8 week licensing course on safe dog/baby interactions and preparing the family dog for the arrival of a new baby

    • LLA for Veterinary and Animal Professionals - 8 week Course in Applied Behavior Analysis Susan G. Friedman, Ph. D., Utah State University, Behavior Works,

    • Clicker Expo 2013 - 3 day training workshop - took courses on behavior problems, retrieving, canine freestyle

    • Denise Fenzi competitive obedience workshop

    • Shaping behavior, cues, reinforcement and over-coming fear and aggression. Dr Jesus Rosales-Ruiz June 29-30, 2013 St Louis, MO

  • 2012

    • Puppy Start Right for Instructors - Karen Pryor Academy

    • Clicker Expo 2012 - 3 day training workshop - took courses on competitive obedience and agility

    • Hannah Brannigan competitive obedience seminar

  • 2011

    • Help for your Fearful Dog - Nicole Wilde 2011

    • Clicker Expo 2011 - 3 day training workshop - took courses on teaching complex behaviors, methods for resolving behavior problems

  • 2010

    • Clicker Expo 2010 - 3 day training workshop - took courses on cues, shaping behaviors, using marker-based positive reinforcement methods to teach new behaviors