Carrie Williams certified by CCPDT

We are pleased to announce that WOOFS! trainer Carrie Williams has 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 ongoing education… Read more »

Erica Pytlovany named Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner

WOOFS! Senior Trainer Erica Pytlovany has graduated with distinction and been 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 Partners participate in an… 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 »

Erica Pytlovany published in “Chronicle of the Dog”

WOOFS! Trainer and Rally Obedience expert Erica Pytlovany has been published in the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) nationwide bi-monthly magazine, “The Chronicle of the Dog”. Her article on Rally Obedience appeared in the 2011 Nov/Dec issue.  Erica is also writing a series of articles on effective group class teaching that will be published… Read more »