CDBC Board-Certified Dog Behavior Consultant
A strong foundation of knowledge and practice is necessary in order to earn an IAABC credential.
A minimum of four years and 500 hours of experience in animal behavior consulting. 400 hours minimum of coursework, seminars, mentorships and other additional education in the IAABC Core Competencies
A working knowledge of learning theory, counterconditioning, desensitization, training and husbandry, with additional in-depth knowledge of assessment skills and application of species-specific knowledge
Certified Obedience Trainer
Positive reinforcement (reward) based training Obedience (sit, stay, recall, down, tricks, heel, leash walk, basic manner, attention seeking behaviors, puppy training and socialization)
Certified Fear Free Animal Trainer
Trainers who complete the Fear Free Animal Trainer Certification Program will acquire the skills to manage and handle dogs and cats alongside the veterinary team during veterinary visits and care to ease the pet’s apprehension regarding exams, procedures, and other care. The techniques may also be used in a home setting for carrying out or administering specific veterinarian-prescribed care plans or routine care like grooming. Most important, the Fear Free animal trainer is equipped to prepare pets for what to expect at the veterinary clinic so they have an enjoyable, stress-free experience.
Certified Canine Behavior Consultant
Identifying, managing, preventing and modifying challenging behaviors including, but not limited: fear and aggression, anxiety and phobias. Using advanced techniques of desensitization and counterconditioning, functional analysis, applied behavior analysis, and positive reinforcement training.
Master Course in Aggressive dogs
Help, manage and train dogs with aggressivity to people or other dogs. Help for dogs who attempt to bite, or did already.
Other Certifications from International Studies of Canine Collage
Fear and Aggression I/II/II
CFR CER Advanced Desensitization Techniques
Basic Dog Training Skills using Positive Methods
Alternative Reinforcement Using Premack Principle
Understanding Canine Behavior
Applied Behavior Analysis
Canine Impulsivity and Fear By IAABC
The Forensics of Aggression By IAABC
Resolving Resource Guarding By IAABC
Creating Desirable Behavior Around Distractions By IAABC