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Continuing Education

WOOFS! Dog Training Center is on the cutting edge of advancements in dog training and animal behavior, so we never stop learning. Our trainers have attended the following - and more!

WOOFS! Team at Clicker Expo Cincinatti 2016
WOOFS! Team at Clicker Expo Cincinatti, 2016

Conferences

  • Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) national conference 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • ClickerExpo 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014 + ClickerExpo UK 2014, 2015
  • Pet Professional Guild 2015
  • International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants
  • Denise Fenzi's Dog Sports Camp "Ferretpalooza" 2015

Workshops & Seminars

  • Roger Abrantes
  • Suzanne Clothier
  • Dr. Raymond Coppinger
  • Dr. Nicolas Dodman
  • Dr. Ian Dunbar
  • Alexandra Kurland
  • Dr. Patricia McConnell
  • Myrna Milani
  • Pat Miller
  • Michelle Pouliot
  • John Rogerson
  • Kathy Sdao
  • APDT Cincinatti
    WOOFS! Team at
    APDT Northern Kentucky, 2012
  • Ken Ramirez
  • Sue Sternberg
  • Nicole Wilde

Specialty Programs

  • Alexandra Kurland clicker training with horses, Cavalia Retirement Farm in Sutton, Quebec, Canada
  • Animal Behavior College
  • Bailey-Farhoody Operant Conditioning Chicken Workshops
  • Hands On Intensive Internship with Sue Sternberg and Leslie Burgard DeFusco, CPDT-KA
  • Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior
  • K9 Nosework
  • TAGteach International
  • Wolf Behavior and Captive Management at Wolf Park in Battleground, IN

Laura  Erica 200
Laura Sharkey and Erica Pytlovany
at Wolf Park in Indiana

Professional Organizations

  • American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK)
  • Animal Behavior Management Alliance (ABMA)
  • Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)
  • Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)
  • International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC)
  • International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators (IAATE)
  • Mid Atlantic Association of Professional, Positive Pet Trainers (MAAPPPT)

 

 

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Rewards-Based Only

At WOOFS! we use only positive reinforcement training methods grounded in the latest canine behavioral science. This dog-friendly approach is endorsed by the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behaviorists, the ASPCA, and every other reputable animal organization in the country.

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