Full charge-lead instructor at VCA Coral Animal Hospital, Ft. Myers, FL
American Kennel Club (AKC)-Canine Good Citizen Evaluator & Instructor
Full charge-lead instructor at VCA Miracle Mile Animal Hospital, Ft. Myers, F
Field Trainer and MENTOR for Animal Behavior College, Inc. Valencia California
Lecturer - Behavior, Problem Solving Seminars
Private, In-Home Trainer, Specializing in Puppy Training, Behavior Issues & Obedience
American Kennel Club (AKC) – S.T.A.R. Puppy Program Evaluator & Instructor
Canine Nutrition and Behavior Consultant

AKC-American Kennel Club
APDT-Association of Pet Dog Trainers - Professional Membership
NAPPS-National Association of Professional Pet Sitters
NADOI-National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors

Over 16 years Training Experience
Extensive work in group and individual training situations
Certified Mentor to individuals with a desire to become a Canine Obedience Instructor

Apprenticed under Charlotte Schwartz
Charlotte's affiliations include:
Nationally recognized author with over 19 published books – KENNEL CLUB Books, Inc.
NADOI-National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors-Charter/Lifetime Member
DWAA-Dog Writers Association of America
APDT-Association of Pet Dog Trainers
United States Army Canine Core
City of Philadelphia Police Dept. Canine Core

Attended Local, National & Online Canine Behavior Seminars Covering:
Dog on Dog Aggression
Canine aggression towards humans
Importance Of Socialization
General Canine Health and Nutrition
Problem Behavior Evaluation and Solving
Alternative Training Techniques and Methods
Potty & Crate Training

Fields of Experience:

Training & Instruction Lectures & Presentations
Various Forms Of Canine Aggression Prevention & Modification
Canine Good Citizen Certification
AKC Competition Obedience Trials Instruction & Preparation
Functional Obedience
Litter Evaluation-Choosing the right puppy for you!
Beginner’s Agility

AKC Rally-O
Problem Solving and Prevention
Temperament Testing

Trick Training

Canine aggression (causes, treatments, management) 
Breed specific knowledge, behaviors and tendencies
Dog sports activities/exercise outlets (agility, herding, rally o, etc.)
Dealing with difficult people (Pet Parents)
Effective verbal communication skills
Equipment use and misuse (training and remote collars, harnesses, leashes, clickers, etc.)
General dog handling skills (Loose leash walking/heeling)
House soiling prevention for puppies and adult dogs
Identifying problem dogs
General obedience instruction
Operant conditioning (ie: clicker training/positive motivational techniques)
Puppy raising and schedule development
"Reading" and explaining dog behavior
“Responsible Dog Ownership” Lectures
"Shy" dog training (including shy, timid and phobic dogs)
Determining and developing specific training techniques for all size
Crate Training 
Tips & Strategiess and types of dogs
Creating strategies and curriculums for beginner and advanced obedience instructors

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