Education

Certifications and Memberships:

Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner since June 2014
TAGteach Primary Certification August 2013
Certified Behavior Adjustment Training Instructor since 2012
Certified Professional Dog Trainer since 2010

Current Study:

Accepted into Family Paws Parent Educator Course starting February 2015

Bob Bailey & Parvene Farhoody Chicken workshop

Seminars, Workshops, and Courses:

Nosework, Tracking, and Obedience 3 day Workshop, handler with dog participant: Margaret Simek (2015)
Bob Bailey & Parvene Farhoody 40 hour Operant Conditioning Chicken Workshop Criteria : M.D. (2015)
Bob Bailey & Parvene Farhoody 40 hour Operant Conditioning Chicken Workshop Cueing : M.D. (2015)
Clicker Expo 3 day conference handler with dog participant : MI (2015)
IAABC Behavior 2 day Conference (2015)
Purdue University Veterinary Medicine Conference, team leader for Dr Sara Bennett Low Stress Handling Workshop: IN (2014)
Living & Learning with Animals: Susan Friedman Ph.D. 8 week tele-course: Certificate of Excellance (2014)
Nosework, Tracking, and Obedience 3 day Workshop, handler with dog participant: Margaret Simek (2014)
Exploring Shaping and Behavior through PORTAL: Dr Jesus Rosales-Ruiz & Mary Hunter: MO (2014)
Kay Laurence: WI (2014)
IAABC Behavior 3 day Conference: Tufts University MA (2014)
Clicker Expo 3 day conference : VA (2014)
Out of the lab & Into the Field: Bob Bailey & Parvene Farhoody FL (2013)
Cutting Edge Concepts in Dog Behavior & Training: Ian Dunbar (2013)
Tag Teach Certification & Clicker Training: Theresa McKeon & Laura Monaco Torelli (2013)
Bob Bailey & Parvene Farhoody 40 hour Operant Conditioning Chicken Workshop M.D. (2013)
IAABC Behavior in Practice 3 day Symposium R.I. (2013)
Understanding and Preventing Canine Aggression: Julie Shaw (2012)
Behavior Adjustment Training Hands-On Workshop: Grisha Stewart at Gardiner, WA (2012)
Analysis of Behavior Basic Processes: Dr. Susan Friedman (2011) – 5 week course
The Evolution of Canine Social Behavior & The Brave New World of Dog Training with Dr. Roger Abrantes (2011)
Handler with dog participant at Positive Gun Dog Training Workshop: Jim Barry at MN (2010)
Rational Use of Behavioral Medications for Cats and Dogs: Dr. Karen Overall (2010)
The Well-Behaved Dog: Dr. Nicolas Dodman (2010)
Dog-Dog Group Dynamics: Healthy Interaction vs. Aggression with Sue Sternberg (2010)
Feline Aggression and Elimination: Dr. John Ciribassi (2010)
Canine Anxiety and Pharmacology: Dr. John Ciribassi(2009)
Dominance, Fighting & Biting, Compliance & Punishment, Constraints on Learning, and Raising the Bar in Dog Training: Ian Dunbar (2009)
Dog Behavior: Innate, Developmental or Emergent, with Ray Coppinger at Wolf Park, IN (2009)
Dog Cognition and Training, Evolution, and Domestication: Jean Donaldson at Indianapolis, IN (2009)
Association of Pet Dog Trainers Conference at Louisville, KY (2008):

Hands-on BAT verification workshop in Washington state.

Hands-on BAT verification workshop in Washington state.


Canine Aggression Problems and Solutions: John Rogerson (2008)
Principals of How Dogs Learn & How to Best Teach Them: Pam Reid, PhD (2008)
Dog Evolution: Ray Coppinger, PhD and Ken McCort at Austin, TX (2008)
Addressing Behavior Problems in Dogs: Trish King (2007)
Police Dog Training with Positive Reinforcement: Steven White at WI  (2006)
Advanced Trainer’s Clinic: Brenda Aloff at MI (2006)
Behavior Evaluations: Sue Sternberg at IA (2005)
Training and Shelter Dogs: Sue Sternberg (2004)