Dale has been training dogs for over 10 years. Ms. Ward is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and a graduate of Animal Behavior College (ABC) based in Northridge, CA. She is a member in good standing of the Pet Professional Guild (PPG), the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT), a licensed Family Paws Parent Education presenter (including both Dogs and Storks and Dogs and Toddlers programs), an AKC (American Kennel Club) certified Star Puppy and Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, a certified Veterinary Technical Nutrition Counselor and is also certified in Canine First Aid and CPR by the American Red Cross. She also holds BA Honors and Masters degrees.
Ms Ward also has wide-ranging experience in addition to her dog training background. She has extensive experience in teaching and training adults (human) and is an excellent communicator, both very important qualities in the person who will be teaching YOU how to train your dog. She has also worked in a veterinary hospital, in boarding facilities as a canine caretaker, playroom supervisor, and grooming assistant. Ms Ward has literally worked with thousands of dogs.
Her unique combination of skills and experience, combined with the use of positive reinforcement techniques, make her a great dog trainer. We hope you will let Dale help you with your dog training needs.