Meet our Maryland Dog Behaviorist and Puppy Trainer
Our Puppy Trainer Janet Oquendo:
She is a prossional member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers – APDT,
IAABC(International Association Animal Behaviors) and PPG (Pet Professional Guild).
With the extensive education and training this ensures she is fully versed on all animal behavior: so she understands how dogs think and learn, and most importantly she is committed to never harm the physical or emotional state of any adult dog or puppy.
Janet Oquendo does not support the use of fear, pain nor intimidation to train a puppy. She uses positive reinforcement dog training techniques only.
Janet has x4 dogs; Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and 3 Chi/Dachshund mix.
She also has x2 parrots: Jewls, 20 year old Yellow Naped Amazon, and Maude 20 year old African Grey Parrot.
Janet is a clear advocate for animals.
Certified Dog Behavior Consultant – CDBC. Janet received continued education from Veterinary Behaviorist Dr Ian Dunbar (founder of Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)), and she was mentored by Debbie Winkler (Animal Behavior Consultant) of Humane Domain, Maryland. She also received continued education and support from Dr Ian Dunbar author of “Before you get your puppy” “After you get your puppy” puppy training books because he is a well renounced Veterinary Behaviorist and dog trainer!
Certified Professional Dog trainer – CPDT-KA – Janet spent several years as a dog trainer / behavior consultant at “WARL” (Washington Animal Rescue League now called “Rescue Alliance” in Washington DC), and was responsible for developing animal rehabilitation programs for aggressive, fearful and puppy mill dogs, as well as teaching a series of puppy and adult dog training group classes.
Speaking at the Leisure World Dog Club June 2023.
This lecture was fun and informative for all the residents who currently own a dog or were looking at adopting a dog in the near future.
The feedback was positive and highly welcomed by the group.
To watch the full lecture please click on this link.
Further education training courses completed
Multiple Dogs household and their problems by – Trish King.
Anxiety Disorder by – Rachel Friedman
Dog Aggression to People by Trish King
Fear and Conflict by Trish King
Aggression in Puppies by – Trish King
Resource Guarding by Barbara Davis
Working with fearful dogs by Teoti Anderson
Better Dog Training by Katenna Jones
Anxiety Disorders by Rachel Friedman
Family interdog aggression by Rachel Friedman
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