• Certified Dog Trainer and dog behaviour geek

  • CPDT-KA Certified Dog Trainer - Excellence You Can Trust

    Lynne Fedorick CPDT-KA, certified dog trainer

    In 2013 I was recognized and certified by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers after:

    • Completing 300 logged hours of dog training experience,
    • Passing a rigorous examination on dog behaviour, learning, and dog training
    • three professional blind references 
    • agreeing to abide by the CCPDT code of conduct

    As a CPDT-KA certified dog trainer, I am constantly upgrading my dog training education with the goal of being able to give my dog training clients the best possible dog training experience.  Here is a list of related courses I have taken:

    • Dr. Gary Landsberg Bsc., DVM, DACVB A Veterinary Behaviourist's approach to Managing Aggression
    • Dr. Doug Jack, BA, LLB  The Legal Evolution of Animals and the Human/ Animal Bond
    • Dr. Ian Dunbar   Instructors Course
    • Dr. Robert Anderson DVM DACVPM, DACVB Interdog Aggression 
    • Dr. Karen L. Overall MA, VMD, PhD, ACVB AAB Canine Aggression from breed development to genomics
    • Peter Neville DHc BSci (Hons):  Dogs in Society - The European Perspective on Legislation and Ownership
    • Dr. Nicolas DOdman BVMS- Canine Aggression
    • Dr. Gary Landsberg DVM, DipACVB Behaviour Problems in Senior Pets and Cognitive Dysfunction
    • Dr. Hana Reisner, DVM, PhD,DACVB Neurobiology and Impulsivity in Canine Aggression
    • Amy R Varder, VMD Aggression in Shelter Dogs
    • Dr. Peter Neville DHc, BSci (Hons): Functions of Emotions
    • Dr Wayne Hunthausen, BA, DVM  Assessing Risk of Injury by Aggressive Dogs
    • Donal McKeown DVM  Sibling RIvalry 
    • John C Wright, PhD, Cert ABB Assessing Canine Aggression
    • Dr. Andrew Luescher, DVM, PhD, DACVB   Dominance Aggression Revisited


    Society for the Promotion of Applied Research in Canine Science (SPARCS) conference 2013

    • Ray Coppinger: What if anything is a Wolf?
    • Ádám Miklósi: Do we have a wolf at home or was Linné right from the beginning?
    • Clive Wynne: The Wolf That Came In From The Cold
    • Michael W. Fox: Dog Health: Biologically Appropriate Nutrition, Genetics & Integrated Care
    • Marc Bekoff: Beastly Passions and Compassionate Conservation: Redecorating Nature, Expanding Our Compassion Footprint, and Rewilding Our Hearts
    • Michael W. Fox: Brain & Behavioral Development, Socialization & Superdogs
    • Clive Wynne: Dog Smarts: Their Nature and Function
    • Ádám Miklósi: Why dogs could not lose what they never had
    • Monique Udell: The Mind of the ‘Average’ Dog: Are we barking up the wrong tree?
    • Alexandra Horowitz: The Dog’s Point of View

     Other seminars and courses