Your dog barks, lunges, whines, or growls at others on walks. In as little as 4 sessions you will have learned the skills needed to begin changing your dog's attitude (and increasing your confidence).
No harsh punishment or blame is needed. You and your dog will learn together using science-based, modern, force-free, and positive methods.
You will learn skills through games. You and your dog will have fun and you will enjoy each other's company.
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If you opt for the complete course with full coaching and support, you will also receive instructor feedback via weekly video chats and daily email. We will also have discussions about each week's lesson. This option is $249
The other option is to receive full access to the course materials with no coaching or support. This option is $99
Lisa Radosta DVM, DACVB, Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist
Dr. Radosta is a board certified veterinary behaviorist (veterinary psychiatrist). She owns Florida Veterinary Behavior Service. She lectures all over the world for veterinarians, their staff and dog owners. She has written for textbooks on canine and feline behavior as well as publishing scientific research and review articles. She is the coauthor of From Fearful to Fear Free, The Ultimate Guide for Fearful Dogs.
Dr. Radosta has been interviewed for many publications including Cat Fancy, Dog Fancy, Palm Beach Post, DVM 360, NAVC Clinician’s Brief, Sun Sentinel, WebMD, AAHA trends, Real Simple, Good News for Pets and AAHA News Stat. She has appeared on Lifetime television, Laurie Live, local news in southeast Florida, Mitch Wilder's Amazing Pet Discoveries, Nat Geo Wild, Animal Planet, Steve Dale's Pet Talk and Dogs, Cats and Scapegoats (documentary). She podcasts for VetGirl.
Mindy Cox, B.S., CPDT-KSA
Mindy is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KSA), a Professional Member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC), and a Certified Fear Free Professional, and has been working with dogs for decades. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in Animal Science from Cornell University and pursued her master's degree in veterinary anatomy from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.
Mindy was an animal hospital administrator for over thirty years in a veterinary practice she co-owned with her husband, and in that capacity had been instrumental in starting programs in pet therapy, puppy kindergarten, and obedience and behavior. She is currently applying all of her energies to helping dog owners create the best possible partnership with their dog.
Mindy is the Training Director and owner of Lucky Dog Sports Club in Jupiter, FL. She helps dog owners with a multitude of training and behavior issues, both in group and private classes.
Mindy has had the good fortune of training under and learning from some of the top dog experts in the world. She continues to attend continuing education lectures and seminars to expand her expertise in dog behavior and has worked successfully with many dog owners in private consultations to help modify behavior problems including fear and aggression.
Cheryl VanVoorhies, M.Ed., CTC
Cheryl holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, as well as certification from Jean Donaldson’s Academy for Dog trainers, regarded as the “ The Harvard School of dog training.”
A large part of her 35-year career was spent working with challenging students. This lead to a nice transition to her present career path.
Cheryl started out assisting in Reactive dog class in 2008. She has lived the pain and triumph of living with a reactive dog of her own.
This soon transitioned into her current position as a Veterinary Behavior Technician at Florida Veterinary Behavior Service, a veterinary behavior-only specialty practice, where she has worked since 2012. She implements and troubleshoots all behavior modification treatment plans to ensure her patients' success. She deals with many anxious and aggressive animals with a wide range of emotional disorders.
Cheryl has lectured at the largest Veterinary Conference in North America speaking about noise aversion, and a Veterinary Technician Summit addressing noise aversion and motion sickness.She also lectures locally on many dog related topics.
Cheryl is also a certified dog Instructor at Lucky Dog Sports Club where she teaches many classes such as puppy class, Nose Work, obedience, and Fido Fun and Games.
Cheryl’s extensive education and training bring a nice balance when working with clients and their pets.