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Certified PST-Professionals around the globe. Please select your country:

Canada 

Vernon, British Columbia | Pooch Partners | Shelly Korobanik | Certified 2023

E-Mail: bark@poochpartners.ca
Web: poochpartners.ca

I’ve combined my passion for fitness and dogs with a lot of education to enable me to inspire and empower my clients to transform their relationships with their dogs. Whatever your struggle I can help with all positive, games-based training.

Canada 

Kincardine, Ontario | Hidden Gem Dogs | Neil Wood | Certified 2023

E-Mail: neil@hiddengemdogs.com
Web: hiddengemdogs.com

Neil holds a Doctorate from the University of Glasgow and is a Certified Training Partner with the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behaviour. He is the Head Trainer at Hidden Gem Dogs in Kincardine, Ontario.  Neil is committed to building positive partnerships between dogs and their families through humane, effective, and evidence-based methods to achieve meaningful outcomes.  Neil uses force free training methods and helps clients meet the physical and mental needs of their companion dogs.  He specializes in working with fearful and aggressive dogs as well as managing predatory behaviours.      

Canada 

Gibsons | The Gibsons Dogrunner | Krisztina Harasztosi | Certified 2024

E-Mail: hakristi@gmail.com
Web: thegibsonsdogrunner.ca

Krisztina holds 3rd party board certification from IAABC:Certified Dog Behavior Consultant-CDBC and Accredited Dog Trainer -ADT-IAABC, also has a Master Science degree MSc. of Logistics Engineering.She is committed to provide professional, science-based, fear and force free training and consultation with focus on dog-owner communication skills, dog welfare, behavior analysis, and functional reinforcers. Pet and wild animal handling: Over 30 ys, wildlife rehabilitation:5 ys, dog training:10 ys.

Denmark 

DK-5390 | dygtigehunde.dk | Brith Skovmøller | Certified 2023

E-Mail: brith@dygtigehunde.dk
Web: dygtigehunde.dk 

I’m CBATI-KSA from the Grisha Stewart Academy, certified Puppy- and Familydog Instructor and certified Nose Work Instructor from the Danish Kennel Club. My speciality is working with ordinary families and their dogs. Trying to give them all the tools they need, to have a happy and force free life with dogs.

FRANCE 

31000 Toulouse | Animale Therapie | Marion Nicolas | Certified 2024

E-Mail: contact@animaletherapie.com
Web: animaletherapie.com

I’m a Certified Dog behavior Consultant (CDBC) by the IAABC based in France. I’m also Elite Fear Free Certified, Certified Separation Anxiety Trainer, Unlocking Resiliency Graduate. I created a shelter for rescued dogs since 2016 and helped a lot of these dogs get a proper protocol and help, improve their behaviour and eventually find a family. I use only the most up-to-date protocols based on science. I’m specialized in anxiety, trauma, phobia, stress, agressivity and fears in dogs.

FRANCE 

68180 Horbourg-Wihr | Psycho’Paws | Livia Arce | Certified 2024

E-Mail: contactpsychopaws@gmail.com
Web: www.psychopaws.fr

Force free trainer based in France and work also online. My specialties are predatory behaviours, fear and agression in dogs. My work is based on empowerment, partnership, and scientific protocols responding to the positive education only. And last, I work as human psychologist, that helps me guiding human and animals duo collaborating with both, and giving space for the needs of both humans and dogs.

GERMANY 

23738 Lensahn | Milena Iris Herrmann Hounds | Milena Herrmann | Certified 2023

E-Mail: info@milenaherrmann.de
Web: milenaherrmann.de

I am a force-free dog trainer in northern Germany and completed my training at the ATN AG (Akademie für Tiernaturheilkunde). My specialties are in the areas of separation anxiety, aggression, shelter dogs and predatory behaviour. I am a member of the german R+ dog trainer network TSD (Trainieren statt dominieren). In addition to everyday training, my focus is on enrichment and nose work in order to exercise dogs in a manner appropriate to their species.

GERMANY 

74867 Neunkirchen | Training4Paws | Simone Mueller | PST since 2018

E-Mail: info@training4paws.de
Web: training4paws.de

I’m proud to be an Associate Trainer at the Scotland-based Lothlorien Dog Training Club (AT-LDTC) and a member of both the Pet Professional Guild (PPG) and the Pet Dog Trainers of Europe (PDTE). I specialise in forcefree antipredation training, called Predation Substitute Training (PST)™, and I am also the author of the three books “Hunting Together”, “Rocket Recall” and “Don’t Eat That!”.

GERMANY 

74336 Brackenheim | Canine Relaxation Training | Sonja Rupp | Certified 2019

E-Mail: info@sonjarupp.de
Web: Canine Relaxation Training

I’m a certified dog trainer (ATN AG) based in Germany. I specialise in force-free relaxation training for reactive dogs, dogs guarding herds or homes and dogs with a difficult history. I’m proud to be co-trainer for the Predation Substitute Training online courses with Simone Müller for dog professionals and dog guardians and member of the positive training networks Trainieren Statt Dominieren (TSD) and the Initiative for force-free dog training.

Netherlands

1822 BS Alkmar| Connectie Gericht Trainen | Brigitta Boot | Certified 2024

E-Mail: info@connectiegerichttrainen.nl
Web: www.connectiegerichttrainen.nl

Experience what it’s like to raise your dog through connection. Learn how to give your dog attention, understanding and control to help prevent or address problem behavior.

Netherlands

5062 KT Oisterwijk | Annemarie Albersen Voor hond en gedrag | Annemarie Albersen | Certified 2024

E-Mail: info@annemariealbersen.nl
Web: annemariealbersen.nl

There is a big difference in which we interact with dogs in the past and now. I work according to the modern view that you achieve the best results by rewarding good behavior and paying attention to the emotion behind your dog’s behavior. I have been a certified behavioral therapist for dogs since 2019. I guide people who have problems with their dog’s behavior and also teach obedience and impulse control at a dog school. Dog’s are my passion. I’m learning to understand them better and better. And I enjoy every day helping dog owners improve the relationship with their dog. “You can buy a beautiful dog, but only love will make its tail wag”.

Poland 

32-045 Sułoszowa | Hau Do You Feel? | Beata Madej-Kaczorowska | Certified 2023

E-Mail: haudoyoufeel@gmail.com
Web: haudoyoufeel.pl

I am based in Sułoszowa in Poland near Kraków. I am a qualified behavior consultant and dog training instructor (MEN – Polish Ministry of Education). I am also a graduate of a specialized course in Canine Behavioral Medicine. I specialize in Gun Dogs, especially in pointing dogs, fear related problems and canine enrichment. The basis of my work is the well-being of the dog.

Poland 

61-678 Poznań | Chilaland | Sylwia Trambacz-Oleszak | Certified 2024

E-Mail: sylwia.trambacz@gmail.com
Web: chilaland.pl

I am based in Poznań in Poland. I am a cognitive scientist, biologist (Ph.D) and zoopsychologist by education. I am a nosework instructor, judge and founder of the Polish Nosework League. I love using sniffing as an element of therapy for dogs with behavioral problems and to deepen the relationship with the owner.

Russia 

123181 | Daria Pushkareva | Certified 2023

E-Mail: Pushkareva_daria@mail.ru
Web: @danka_pu 

My name is Daria, I am a dog handler and veterinary specialist, I have rescued many hunting dogs from poor conditions and it is with great pleasure that I work with their needs in a safe environment.

Sweden

74432 Heby | Harmoniska tassar | Ingrid Willen | Certified 2023

E-Mail: ingrid@harmoniskatassar.se
Web: harmoniskatassar.se

I”m a dog trainer and dog behaviorist that mostly work with finding the balance in every day life for clients and their dogs. But I also do some small adventures, with dogs of course, in my business.

SWITZERLAND

1200 Geneva | Happy Dogs Education canine & Coaching en comportement | Francesca Messina | Certified 2024

E-Mail: info@happydogsgeneve.ch
Web: education-chiens-geneve.ch

I am based in Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to becoming a dog trainer & behavior consultant, I have been working with rescue dogs through my own non-for-profit organization helping segregated bully-breed dogs. I mainly work with pet parents to help them reach a better understanding & communication with their dog. I am a force-free, ethical & science-based trainer, specialized in dogs with big feelings (so called « anxious, fearful and reactive »). I am also a certified Dynamic Dog Practitioner.

SCHWEIZ

2087 Cornaux | Nom d’1 Ecureuil | Christine Scharf | Zertifiziert 2024

E-Mail: chinook66@hotmail.ch
Web: nomd1ecureuil.myportfolio.com/work

Monitrice d’éducation canine (MEC) depuis 2013 mais propriétaire de chiens depuis 1982, j’ai touché un peu à tout dans le monde cynologique – éducation classique, BAT, Treibbal, coaching en comportement du chien – avant de trouver une méthode respectueuse, efficace et applicable dans le quotidien. Tous les chiens méritent d’être écoutés, compris et accompagnés pour devenir la meilleure version d’eux-mêmes.

SWITZERLAND

9032 Engelburg | Gassi Coach | Ellen Sidler | Certified 2024

E-Mail: info@gassi-coach.ch
Web: www.gassi-coach.ch

Originally from Scotland, I shifted from Youth Justice Social Work to working with dogs in and around St. Gallen since 2007. I’ve pursued extensive education, including courses from Karen Pryor, Compass Education, Kim Brophy’s (L.E.G.S.) and Predation Substitute Training. Continuously updating through the School of Canine Science, I specialise in puppy courses & personalised training. I aim to mend and strengthen relationships between guardians and their dogs through empathy and understanding.

UK 

Berkshire | Barkshire Dog Training | Sarah Hawkins | Certified 2023/2024

E-Mail: sarah@barkshiredogtraining.com
Web: https://www.barkshiredogtraining.co.uk/

At Barkshire Dog Training our priority is to coach you to train your dog in the areas important to you so that you can enjoy your lives together. Working together, you will be provided with support, skills, tools and tips to help you with confidence on how to deal with situations, build a stronger bond while working.

UK 

NP44 Torfaen | Wulfgang Dog Training Limited | Seren Thomas-Wilcox | Certified 2024

E-Mail: wulfgangdogtraining@gmail.com
Web: www.wulfgangdogtraining.com

Certified Dog Trainer DTC-CTD, Reactivity Specialist and Predation Substitute Training Certified Instructor PST-CI

UK 

EH45 9AP Peebles | Valley Dogs | Cat Topham | Certified 2023

E-Mail: woof@valleydogs.uk
Web: valleydogs.uk

Specialising in fast, chase driven and environmentally aware dogs I use games based, positive and fun methods to help you and your dog see the world from the same angle. Offering coaching either in person or online to help you live the life you want with your dog, no preaching, no judging – just help.

UK 

Glasgow | House of Herders | Lhanna Dickson | Certified 2023

E-Mail: lhanna@houseofherders.com
Web: www.houseofherders.com 

Lhanna is based in Glasgow, Scotland. She specialises with herding breeds in the city, finding that crucial balance point of meeting their needs and their owners.
She is also an associate trainer with Lothlorien Dog Services, faculty advisor at the Victoria Stilwell academy and a qualified scent detection instructor with the WSDA.

UK

Near Bridgwater and Taunton, Somerset | Nutley Dog Training and Behaviour | Esther Corrick | Certified 2023

E-Mail: nutley2018@outlook.com
Web: nutleydogs.co.uk

I am based in Somerset in the United Kingdom. I specialise in supporting Gun Dogs and working breeds. I have a passion for dogs enjoying the outside, having fun, being safe and having knowledge of supportive life skills. I am a qualified instructor and teacher with APDT ( UK) , IMDT, and the Gundog Training Academy (Ethical and Forcefree). I also have a specialist interest in scentwork.

United States 

49525 Grand Rapids | New Hope Dog Training | Cindy Blair | Certified 2023

E-Mail: cindy@newhopedogtraininggr.com

Web: newhopedogtraininggr.com

We train your dog using force free methods and solutions that are effective, useful, and provide your dog the skills necessary to be a successful member of your household. Develop a well-mannered dog: using effective, positive training methods to establish communication, and eliminate unwanted behaviors. Create consistent proper behavior from your dog: understanding training is about communication between people and their dogs; thereby making “training” a way of life.

 

United States 

53528 Cross Plains | Local Dog Training & Adventure | Jessica Cady-Bartholomew | Certified 2023

E-Mail: jess@mylocaldog.com
Web: mylocaldog.com

Jessica Cady-Bartholomew is a graduate of the Karen Pryor Academy and is a Certified Training Partner (KPA CTP). She believes in training with kindness and compassion, using the latest and best methods in animal learning to ensure that you and your pup are reaching your goals and having a great time doing it.

United States 

83642 Meridian | Potential Unleashed Dog Training and Behavior LLC | Brittni Heywood | Certified 2023

E-Mail: potentialunleashedidaho@gmail.com
Web: potentialunleashedidaho.com

We aim to cultivate more contagious kindness in the world. We help people through their dogs, and dogs through their people, to strengthening their bodies, minds and spirits. We share knowledge and create opportunities for dog parents to take themselves less seriously, have more fun, and create a habit of being present in the moments with their dog using the most current and science based training methods.

United States 

973** Salem, Oregon | Nakama Dog Training | Hayley Martinez | Certified 2023

E-Mail: nakamadogtraining@gmail.com

Web: nakamadogtraining.com

Based in Oregon, Hayley Martinez, IAABC-ADT, FFCP specializes in working with fearful, reactive and aggressive dogs. She emphasizes nurturing your dog’s natural behaviors while also teaching them how to live harmoniously with their families.

United States 

98226 Bellingham | Janine’s Super K9s | Janine Strada Vander Yacht | Certified 2023

E-Mail: J9superk9s@yahoo.com
Web: pending

I’m the owner and trainer at Janine’s Super K9s in Bellingham, WA, USA. I’m a CPDT-ka, Certified Control Unleashed Instructor and a Certified Trick Dog Instructor through Do More With Your Dog. I specialize in fearful and fear reactive dogs and herding breeds in particular.

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