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Maddi Alflen

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I am a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and Certified Separation Anxiety Pro Trainer. I attended Catch Canine Trainers Academy and have been employed and mentored by Sits n Wiggles since 2020. I am also working towards becoming a Certified Canine Enrichment Technician. Separation anxiety is a behavior concern that has been close to my heart ever since I worked through it with my own dog, Tara. Helping dogs and their families is my passion!

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Madelyn Davies

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Madelyn Davies, CTC, SAPT has worked professionally with animals for over 12 years. Her educational background includes animal learning theory, applied animal behavior and behavior consulting. She is an Academy for Dog Trainers honors graduate and Certified SA Pro Trainer.

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Tasha Shaw-Verbic

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Tasha is the trainer and owner at Fearless Tails Training Academy in Ontario, Canada. She is a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner (KPA CTP) and SA Pro, with a background in adult education, helping dedicated dog guardians for over 17 years. Tasha is committed to providing her clients with the most up-to-date, scientifically valid, and humane training methods by: – Treating you and your dog with compassion – Always making sure the “why” behind the training is well understood – Providing training that respects your dog’s unique personality and well-being – no fear, intimidation, or pain will ever be used – Focusing on top-quality, proven methods to help you and your dog live a better life together Her areas of focus include separation anxiety, puppy training, leash reactivity, less stress handling for grooming and vet visits. Tasha is also a licensed Family Dog trainer, helping families with babies and young children and dogs live together in harmony. Tasha works with clients in person and virtually from around the globe.

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Julie Oldfield

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Hi I’m Julie a qualified Canine Behaviourist and certified Separation Anxiety professional. Let me help you to enable your dog to be home alone and happy 😃

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Louise Silvers

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I’ve been in the dog training industry for 16 years and had my own dog suffer from SA, that’s what got me interested in the topic and find a better way than just letting them ” cry it out” or that good old ” they just have to deal with it” I’m so glad to be able to now share this knowledge with owners!

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Mel Reichek

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Mel took one little class on dog behavior and before she knew it she was devouring every book on the topic and received her certification as a professional dog trainer (CPDT-KA). She then launched Dogpanion based in San Diego, specializing in puppies. Since then she has gone on to achieve additional certifications, and now Separation Anxiety Pro Trainer. Mel’s focus has always been working with her clients to help them understand their pet dogs’ training and behavior needs and make this as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. Using only science and evidence-based methods, she prides herself on working closely with owners to help them through what can often prove to be emotionally challenging problems. Mel is proud to be a SA Pro Trainer and adds this valuable service to those she already offers her clients who (with the advent of online training) are located across North America.

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Jenna Sutherland

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Welcome! I’m Jenna Sutherland, an online dog separation anxiety pro trainer at Canine Choices who specialises in helping owners just like you to understand your dog’s fears, needs and feelings so that you can fully support your dog to feel safe and comfortable about being home alone and regain your freedom! From a very young age, I always dreamed of and said, “When I grow up, I want to help animals feel better”. In 2018, I began to follow the path I’d been dreaming of since I was little. I welcomed my very own mini labradoodle, Ted into my life who has led me down a path in helping him to feel better around things that he can be fearful of. Our journey together began 4 years ago when I brought Ted home at 5 months old, little did I know that he had separation anxiety when I rescued him. After finding it so tough to get the fear free support I needed for Ted, this led me to dive deep in to learning and understanding separation anxiety. That was when I developed my passion for helping owners to understand their dog’s fears, needs and feelings so that they can fully support their dog(s) to feel safe and comfortable about being home alone. I graduated as a Separation anxiety pro trainer with Julie Naismith to help owners just like me to get their freedom back. Freedom where you can leave your dog(s) at home and can feel relaxed, be worry free and not feel guilty about going out. Be able to pop to the corner shop, collect the kids from school, go to work, do the food shopping and enjoy going out for a meal as you know your dog feels comfortable and content knowing that being home alone is safe and something that they can cope with. As we work together in helping your dog overcome separation anxiety, we use a fear free step by step approach which gives your dog choices, allows them to go at their own pace and gives them all the time and support they need to be able to cope with being home alone. This fear free approach ensures your dog doesn’t get scared, panic or left to cry it out at any time. Come connect with me on my Facebook page (Canine Choices) to share your own unique story and challenges with someone who truly understands how it feels to have a dog with separation anxiety or schedule a free chat with me here https://fb.com/book/101426722304969/ I look forward to connecting with you and listening to your separation anxiety challenges!

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Samara Love

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Samara Love has been working with dogs professionally for over 20 years in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is a graduate of the Dog Training Internship Academy and a Certified Separation Anxiety Pro Trainer. Her speciality is helping dogs and people learn to overcome separation anxiety. “Reach out to learn more – I’d love to chat!

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Xenia Jones

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I’m a bilingual (English/Spanish) SA Pro and Fear Free Certified Dog Trainer. I’m also a Puppy Start Right Instructor. I’m currently working towards my Control Unleashed Certification. I started my career as a rescuer. I love to help dogs and the humans in their lives. I have a passion to strengthen the bond between humans and dogs. I’m taking new clients for separation anxiety, anywhere in the world. Look forward to work with you.

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