With over 10 years of training professionally, Lauren’s specialty is helping fearful and reactive dogs gain useful skills and helping clients 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. She is certified as an Associate Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (IAABC.org) and a Family Dog Mediator (familydogmediation.com). Continuing education is a quintessential part of being an effective trainer. Using modern methods fueled by kindness and respect, training with us brings more peace & joy into your lives!
Lauren is proud to have completed the extensive course to become a Family Dog Mediator. This certification ensures to you that she is learning the most up to date science and behavior information available and brings this knowledge and skill to every lesson.
The International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants is at the forefront of the behavior and training industry. Lauren received the designation of ACDBC in April of 2013. This certification is a badge of honor! It's maintained through extensive continuing education and following the Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA) protocol in every day life - from her personal dog, Rylee, to all behavior and training cases, like your dog.
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A well mannered dog that fits into your lifestyle is a win for the entire family.
At Happy Hounds And Beyond, our positive and gentle approach allows clients to experience real relief and concrete results with up to date modern methods. We lead trainings with positive reinforcement based methods. The key essentials to every training session include empathy, respect & consistency.
You have another species living inside of your home. That’s amazing! We’d be delighted to help you ENJOY living with them! We proudly use Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive training techniques. LIMA is a gentle yet effective approach to guiding your dog towards your training and behavior goals.
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