Work Smart Dog Training Credentials


All of our Senior Lead Work Smart Dog Trainers have completed bachelors level degree programs and have completed extensive continuous training as listed below before they begin training with you:

  • Bachelors Degree: Education, Psychology, or Information Systems
  • Leerburg University
  • Crucial Concepts in Dog Behavior & Training - Dr. Ian Dunbar
  • Science-Based Dog Training (with Feeling) 3 days - Dr. Ian Dunbar
  • Dog and Cat Behavior Problems - Dr. Ian Dunbar
  • Treatment & Prevention of Dog Aggression Biting and Fighting - Dr. Ian Dunbar.
  • 1000 WSDT Dog Training Hours Completed (Minimum Requirement)
Corgie Reading Book
Dog Reading a book

WSDT Literature List 2023

  • Before and After getting your Puppy - Dr. Ian Dunbar
  • How Dogs Learn - Mary R. Burch Ph.D. & Jon S. Bailey Ph.D.
  • Decoding Your Dog: American College of Veterinary Behaviorists and Karen White
  • On Talking Terms with Dogs Calming Signals - Turid Rugass
  • Barking: The Sound of a Language (Dog Wise Training Manual) - Turid Rugass
  • Getting a Grip on Aggression Cases - Nicole Wilde CPDT

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