Our CV

At The Learned Dog, we strongly believe in education. 

TrainingAlfie
Certificate in Training & Counselling (CTC) – The Academy for Dog Trainers (Jean Donaldson) (2014-2016) Honours Graduate

Premiers soins pour animaux – Ambulance Saint-Jean (Sylvie Morand), Montréal, Qc. (2016)

Fear Free Certification (Dr. Marty Becker) (2016)

Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) – Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (Brad Phifer, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KSA) (2017)

Seminars & Workshops
Shaping the Future: A Conversation About Canine Behavior – Animal Rescue League of Boston, Boston, MA (2012)

Langage corporel – Cœur Canin (Zuzia Kubica), Montréal, Qc. (2012)

Dog Language – Dogue Shop (Gaby Dufresne-Cyr), Montréal, Qc. (2013)

Reinforcement Strategies: How to use non-food reinforcers effectively – Handling Animal Mistakes – Problems Solving & Handling Aggression – Social Animals: Working with more than one Animal – Recipe for becoming a Top Trainer (Ken Ramirez), Montréal, Qc. (2014)

Living with and Training Fearful Dogs (Debbie Jacobs), Bensalem, PE (2016)

Do As I Do (Dr. Claudia Fugazza), Montréal, Qc. (2016)

Prévention et résolution de l’anxiété de séparation chez le chien (Coline Guérin for De Main De Maître), Montréal, Qc. (2016)

Concepts avancés & structure en entraînement (Simonne Raffa for De Main De Maître), Montréal, Qc. (2016)

Webinars & DVDs
Negative Punishment, Negative Reinforcement and the Humane Hierarchy (Jean Donaldson for The Pet Professional Guild) (2016)

Muzzle Up! Dispelling the stigma of dogs wearing muzzles (Maureen Backman, MS, CTC, PCT-A) (2016)

Managing Multiple Dogs (Kathy Sdao M.A. for The Pet Professional Guild) (2016)

Less Reactive, More Responsive: A mindful approach to behavior modification (Maureen Backman, MS, CTC, PCT-A) (2016)