I'm a dog "trainer," but more so a coach for humans who need help with their canine relationships.
I believe that dogs are basically wild at heart, and I want to help keep them that way! Living with us in our domesticated world isn't always easy for them, so let's channel their natural drives in a way that keeps them emotionally balanced and out of trouble. In this method we make a deep relationship with our dogs based on trust, while also fulfilling their innate need to maintain a type of primal wildness.
Because dogs keep us connected to nature, examining the ways in which we move and interact with them is vital. If you'd like to learn more about this type of movement-based drive training, please feel free to contact me.
Owner and Founder of Canine Movement Lab
My Experience and Learning
2003: Graduated from Concordia University in Montreal with a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Creative Writing
2004-2010: Various jobs in Real Estate and other endeavors, volunteer dog walker at Coastal Humane Society in Brunswick, Maine
2011-2017: Studied Natural Dog Training with founder Kevin Behan in Newfane, Vermont
2013: Opened The Evolved Dog, online retail store for dog supplies
2014: Completed 230-hour Yoga Teacher Training at Asheville Yoga Center in North Carolina
2015: Hosted Natural Dog Training Workshop with Kevin Behan, Cape Elizabeth, Maine
2016: Founded Canine Movement Lab, Holistic Dog Training Center
2017: Completed my apprenticeship with Kevin Behan
2018: Completed Introduction to K9 Decoying Workshop, given by Dave Pappalardo of K9 Unlimited, Franklin, NJ
2018: Three-day immersion led by Kris Taylor of Taylor Made Working Dogs, San Diego, CA
2019: Completed Pets For Vets workshop: Working With a Veteran to Create the Super Bond, Baltimore, MD
2020: Completed Pets For Vets seminar: ACE Selection Protocol: Building the Super Bond
2021: Certified as a Level One Instructor in Canine Resistance Training
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