Credentials

Memberships

– Pet Professional Guild – since 2013
– Canadian Kennel Club – since 2004: CKC Canine Good Neighbour Evaluator
– Kuvasz Club of Canada – since 2005: Editor of Club Newletter Echoes since 2013

Webinars 2017

DogNostices E-Learning – June 12 – Fun Scent Games Level 2 Part 1 & 2 – Angelica Steinker

DogNostics E-learning – Feb 26 – Certified Fun Scent Games Instructor Level 1 (FSG1)

PPG Webinar – Jan. 7 – Learn How To Take Great Photographs With Your Phone – Enhance Your Personalized Client Services – Melissa Hagood and Marie Macher

Webinars 2016

PPG Webinar – Jan. 18 – Learn How To Manage And Prevent Burnout Compassion Fatigue While Working With Animals – Dr. Linda Harper

PPG Webinar – Jan. 22 – A More Thoughtful Approach To Shaping  – Yvette Van Veen PCT-A

PPG Webinar – March 23 – Learn About Platform Training For Dogs – Michele Pouliot

PPG Webinar – July 6 – Understanding the Breed Ancestry of Shelter Dogs & the Influence of Breed Labels – Lisa Gunter

PPG Webinar – Oct. 17 – Learn How To Train Your Easily Frustrated Dog– Alexandra Santos

PPG Webinar – Oct. 19 – Non-Violence: A Choice For Trainers – Kathy Sdao

Webinars 2015

PPG Webinar – Oct. 24 – Connecting Pet Lovers and Pet Professionals Globally

PPG Webinar – Oct 15 – How To Effectively Manage Groups Of Dogs In An Off Leash Environment – Kathy Sdao
PPG Webinar – Jan. 26 – How To Work With Dogs and The Shelters or Rescues They Live In – Tabitha Davies –

Designations 2014
March 10, 2014
Earned designation of CAP1 – Clicker Trainer’s Competency Assessment Program

January 17, 2014
Earned designation of Canine Good Neighbour Evaluator (CGN) for the Canadian Kennel Club (CKC)

Dog related courses 2014
E-Training for Dogs – Nov. 19, 2014 – Puppy Behaviour and Socialization – Barbara Handelman M. Ed. CDBC
E-Training for Dogs – June 16, 2014 – Puppy Imprinting and Bonding – Sue Anne Wilson
E-Training For Dogs – March 14, 2014 – Breeding and Whelping Puppies – Sue Anne Wilson
E-Training for Dogs – February 27, 2014 – Solving Separation Anxiety – Peggy O. Swagger

Webinars 2014
PPG Webinar – November 1st – The Seductiveness Of Shock – Kathy Sdao

PPG Webinar – October 13th – Social Learning In Dogs – Jan Casey

PPG Webinar – July 23rd – Learn More About Holistic Wellness For Pets Part 1 – Penny Watkins-Zdrojewski

PPG Webinar – July 10th – BOOM! Puppies and Noise – Helen Nicholls

PPG Webinar – June 17 – Lost Dog Recovery – Kat Albrecht

PPG Webinar – June 15 – Introduction To Treibball – Dianna Stearns CPDT-KA, CDBC,CAT#1

E-Training For Dogs Webinar – February 27 Applying Modern Genetic Principles To Improve The Health Of Dogs – Martine Huslig MS BCGC

E-Training for Dogs Webinar – February 1, – Terriers: From Yorkies To Pitbulls, What Makes Them Different – Ethology and Canine Behaviour Lecture – Ken McCort

Maddie’s Institute Webcast – January 29 – Shelter Dog Mod-Squad: Identifying and Modifying Canine Behaviour Problems in Shelters – Sheila D’Arpino DVM, DACVBE

E-Training for Dogs Webinars 

January 24 – Puppy’s First 20 Weeks – Casey Newton CPDT

January 22 – Clicker Training Small Animals – Emily Cassell

APDT Webinar – January 21 – The Right Stuff – Using Stuffed Dogs in Evaluations and Consultation – with Trish King

Courses 2013
Completed and passed JKL Grooming Academy Online Diploma Course November 2, 2013
Webinars 2013
PPG Webinar – December 12, 2013 – Positive Training For Show Dogs with Vicki Ronchette
APDT Webinar – November 14, 2013 – Reality Bites Part 3: Application of Dog Aggression
APDT Webinar – November 13, 2013 – Reality Bites Part 2: Understanding Dog Aggression Treatment Protocols
APDT Webinar – November 12, 2013 – Reality Bites Part 1: Causes and Classifications of Dog Aggression with Pat Miller
APDT Webinar – November 9, 2013 – Click To Calm Healing the Aggressive Dog with Emma Parsons
APDT Webinar – November 8, 2013 – Animal Abuse with Dr. Randall Lockwood
PPG Webinar – November 3, 2013 – Creating Powerful Change – Social and Psychological Dynamics in Dog Training with Angela Steinker
APDT Webinar – October 31st, 2013 – Preventing Poisoned Pets with DVM Tina Wismer
APDT Webinar – October 29th, 2013 – The Power of Rewards with Robert Ivancevich and Michelle Goldner
PPG Webinar – October 28, 2013 – The Pitfalls of Negative Reinforcment with Jean Donaldson
APDT Webinar – October 27th, 2013 – Growing Up Canine: Critical Periods of Social and Psychological Development with Gail Fisher
PPG Webinar – October 26, 2013 – Canine Emotional Detox with Diane Garrod
PPG Webinar – October 16, 2013 – Canine Cognition with Dr. Brian Hare
Center For Shelter Dogs September 15, 2013 – Running a Playgroup in You Shelter
PPG Webinar – April 21st, 2013 – Pet Nutrition with Dr. Jean Dodds
PPG Webinar – February 20th, 2013 – The Impulsive Rehoming Phase with Jennifer Shryock
PPG Webinar – February 6th, 2013 – Understanding What Shaping Is with Joan Orr

Courses 2012
Professional Pet Guild Pet First Aid Certification Program
★ Officially Certified Sept 2012
Webinars 2012
APDT Webinar – November 13th, 2012 – All About Bully Breeds – Bernice Clifford
APDT Webinar – October 12th 2012 – Successful Cat & Dog Introductions – Step by Step with Jacqueline Munera
APDT Webinar – October 10th 2012 – Beagles – More Than Just a Nose With Legs with Jack Novoselski

Courses 2011
Online course Canine Freestyle 1 from Karen Pryor’s Academy- instructor Michele Pouliot Dec. 2011
Designations 2011
Earned designation Certified Trick Dog Instructor (CTDI) from Kyra Sundance and the Do More With Your Dog Association – July 2011 –

Webinars/Conferences 2010
Basic Dog Body Language Course – Doggone Safe – October 2010
Clinics and Seminars 2003-2007
Skijoring and Kick-sledding Workshop – Snowmotion – Neepawa Fall 2007
Canadian Association Of Professional Pet Dog Trainers Annual Conferences 2005, 2007 where she attended seminars by the following:
Shannen Jorgensen – agility; Dr. Patricia McConnell – aggression in dogs; Dr. Ray Coppinger – evolution of dogs, flock guardians; Steve White & Jennifer – tracking and trick training; Dr Stanley Coren – how dogs think; Joan Orr – bite prevention; Cheryl Bartlett – agility competition; Sue Ailsby – Dogs in Our Society; DR. Jesus Rosales-Ruiz – Poisoning The Cue.
– Grooming Clinic – Held by MASC (Manitoba Australian Shepherd Club) in Winnipeg – Laurel Skuba clinician (professional handler) 2007 Focused on Bathing, Feet/Nails, Brushing out undercoat.
– Stock dog Clinic – Russ Finlay 2007
– Rally-0 Seminar – Bev Hurst 2006
– Stockdog Clinic at Sheep Thrills, Grandora, SK – Lana Horton (positive and clicker training) 2005
– Canine Disc Seminar and Judges Clinic, Forest MB – Howard Kadish – CDDA 2003