Credentials

Education

All of our Work Smart Dog Trainers have completed college-level education degree program's and extensive continuous training as listed below before they begin training with you : 


  1.  Associates Degree : Behavioral Science(s) (Minimum Requirement)
  2.  Science-Based Dog Training (with Feeling) 3 days - Dr. Ian Dunbar 
  3.  Crucial Concepts in Dog Behavior & Training - Dr. Ian Dunbar 
  4.  Dog and Cat Behavior Problems - Dr. Ian Dunbar 
  5.  500 WSDT Dog Training Hours Completed (Minimum Requirement)
  6.  Growl Class Workshop - Dr. Ian Dunbar 
  7.  Treatment & Prevention of Dog Aggression Biting and Fighting - Dr.   Ian Dunbar.
  8. Work Smart 5 Basics : Walking , Waiting , Exercise to Minimize , Freedom of Recall and Behavior Signals. 



Literature

  1. Before and After getting your Puppy - Dr. ian Dunbar 
  2. Getting a Grip on Aggression Cases - Nicole Wilde CPDT
  3. The Power of Positive Dog Training - Pat Miller
  4. On Talking Terms with Dogs Calming Signals -  Turid Rugass
  5. Barking : The Sound of a Language (Dog Wise Training Manual) - Turid Rugass
  6. Behavior Adjustment Training 2.0 - Grisha Stewart , MA ., CPDT 
  7. A Short Guide to a Happy Dog - Ceasar Millan 
  8. Basic 5 Handbook - Guillemette 
  9. WSDT Handbook V1 - Guillemette 

Please feel free to call us and ask us about our continuing education approach to training !