Laura and Ariana named Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partners

WOOFS! owner Laura Sharkey and Private Training Director Ariana Kincaid have graduated with distinction and named Certified Training Partners by the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior. Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior is an innovative institution committed to educating, certifying, and promoting the next generation of animal trainers.  Certified Training… Read more »

Patti Hight and Rebekah Klemm certified by CCPDT

We are pleased to announce that trainers Patti Hight and Rebekah Klemm have been awarded CPDT-KA certification through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers. CPDT-KA stands for Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed. Applicants must complete 300 hours of client training before trainers are eligible for an extensive semiannual test. Certificants must demonstrate… Read more »

Laura Sharkey to speak at APDT conference 2012

Congratulations to owner Dr. Laura Sharkey on her upcoming lectures at the The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) annual educational conference.  Her talks include “Everything I Know I Learned From Playing Tug” and “Stop Talking, Start Training”, a presentation of our signature Tranquil Training™ program. We are very proud that she has been asked to speak to such an… Read more »