After getting her first dog in 2005, Stephanie has been training and competing with her canine companions for over a decade. She previously instructed with a local kennel club from 2008-2011 in rally obedience and agility. She also has experience providing private instruction and is a CKC certified Canine Good Neighbour Evaluator. Stephanie has trained and handled a therapy dog, who visited residents of long-term care homes. Currently working as a registered nurse, Stephanie has previously worked as a veterinary assistant and groomer’s assistant, and also has experience teaching in a local college nursing program. Stephanie is an active competitor with her golden retrievers in dock diving, agility, conformation, obedience, and rally obedience. Stephanie enjoys helping students with all of their training needs, but has a particular passion for helping with separation anxiety, food / resource guarding, and fears and phobias.
Sirius Dog Trainer Academy – 2016-2017
Conformation Handling Seminar (Pam McClintock) – 2013
Clicker Training Seminar (Isobel Hutton, CKC Obedience Judge) – 2009
Master of Science (Nursing) – 2012
Bachelor of Science (Nursing)- 2009
Association of Professional Dog Trainers
Canadian Kennel Club
Canine Performance Events
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