Meet The Trainers

Lauren Van Duzer, ACDBC, AKC CGC Evaluator

 

Lauren’s specialty is helping fearful and reactive dogs gain useful skills and helping clients like you get their lives back! She trains with mindfulness,¬†kindness and dedication to each dog’s behavior change. Knowing each dog has brilliance beneath the issues they’re facing, she uses empathy and compassion to find the right solution for each individual. Of course, her training skills include efficient timing, effective reinforcement delivery, motivational techniques and more. She is certified through the American Kennel Club as a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator (AKC CGC) and as an Associate Certified Dog Behavior Consultant through the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants¬†(IAABC.org). Continuing education is a quintessential part of being an effective trainer.

 

Amy Van Duzer, CTDI, AKC CGC Evaluator

 

Amy is certified through the American Kennel Club as a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator (AKC CGC) and Do More With Your Dog as a Certified Trick Dog Instructor (CTDI). She is fluent in dog body language, as well as how to prevent problem behaviors from ever developing! She is quick to teach a new cue to prevent and discourage issues such as jumping, nipping and chewing. Ask her what the best approach is to prevent boredom behaviors and she’ll give you great options that can adapt to your lifestyle. Amy is often found with her Beagle mix, Cinnamon, either fishing, trick training, playing corn hole or cuddling on the couch.

Our Pups

Maple & Cinnamon

Maple our 13 year old Beagle is titled through Do More With Your Dog as a Novice Trick Dog. He enjoys training, hiking and chasing squirrels.

Cinnamon our 16 year old Beagle/Dachshund mix is titled through Do More With Your Dog as an Intermediate Trick Dog. She enjoys treats, walks, fishing, napping and playing with Amy.

 


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