Private In-home Lessons for General Manners and Canine Good Citizenship Award
Offering Private lessons in Conformation Handling, .
Shaggeypaws Dog Behavior Consulting and Training Richmond, Virginia
Strictly Adhering to the Least Invasive, Minimally Aversive Doctrine and Code of Ethics
Litter temperament testings for breeders including PAWS working dog test
Certified Dog Behavior Consultant, IAABC
Professional Member Pet Professional Guild
Southern Regional Director, Old English Sheepdog Club of America
Referral Behavior Consultant New England Old English Sheepdog Rescue
AKC Canine Good Citizenship Evaluator
Offering Private In-Home Behavior Assessments for:
Aggression, Anxiety, Dog on Dog Reactivity, Fear, Phobias and Separation Issues
NOW OFFERING REMOTE CONSULTS AND LESSONS
Katherine Smith, Certified Dog Behavior Consultant
Certified Member IAABC, Member Professional Pet Guild, AKC Canine Good Citizenship Evaluator
Katherine Smith has been working professionally with dogs for over 20 years. Her main objective is to keep dogs in their "furever" homes by teaching people how dogs learn and how to teach them using POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT training methods and promoting understanding of canine behavior through biology and ethology perspectives and Relationship Building. Katherine occasionally breeds, and competes in Conformation, Rally Obedience, and Agility and especially enjoys Therapy Dog work with her Old English Sheepdogs.
Committed to Positive Teaching and Handling
For All Dogs
Positive Dog Training
Temperament Testing available both PRIOR to and AFTER adoption or sale of puppies, adolescent and adult dogs.