Training Resources

|Veterinary Behaviourists:

Dr. Sagi Denenberg, DVM, Veterinary Psychiatrist
Canine & Feline Consultations | North Toronto Vets – 99 Henderson Avenue – Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 2K9 | Phone: 905-881-2752 | Fax: 905-881-6726 | Email: |

Certified Applied Animal Behaviourists:
Dr. Susan Simmons, MA, DVM, CAAB
Canine & Feline Consultations | Heartland Pet Hospital – 6085 Creditview Road – Mississauga, Ontario L5V 2A8 | Phone: 905-501-1514



Nicole Sieber – Learn With Levi Dog Training. Service Area: Richmond Hill, Thornhill, Vaughan, King City
Phone: 416-317-3606 | Email:

Caroline Applebee – Raising Rover: puppy socialization classes, group and private lessons for basic manners, clicker tricks, K9 Nosework and behaviour modification. Service Area: Lawrence Park, North Toronto, Leaside, Forest Hill, Rosedale, Annex. 416-996-7339

Marilyn Aston – One Leg Up Canine Company: In-home dog training, puppy programs
Service Area: Guelph, Kitchener, Waterloo, Milton, Rockwood, Elora, Fergus, Cambridge and the surrounding areas | | | 519-820-4683

Margaret Pender – DogGone Right! Inc: Puppy socialization classes (Puppy Learn & Play), Group & private obedience/Good Manners classes (Basic, Intermediate, Advanced), Tricks classes, Sport Scent Dectection, Recreational Agility, Rally-O, Behaviour Counselling, Pet First Aid courses, Seminars and Workshops. Service Area: The Beach, Leslieville, Riverdale, East York, Scarborough, North York and Leaside. / / 3198 Danforth Avenue / 416-690-2793

Zoe Lehman, CTDI – Offers in home training and classes. Service Area: Toronto east end Trinity Bellwoods, Parkdale, Roncesvalles, HighPark, the junction/the junction Triangle, Bloor West village, south Kingsway!

Maggi Burtt, CPDT-KA – Tailspin Petworx: Private puppy and fearful dog training/behaviour modifications, dogwalking, housesitting. Service Area: Toronto, Richmond Hill, Etobicoke, parts of Markham and East York/West Scarborough |

Cindy Boht – Dogs On Campus : Dog Sports-Obedience-Behaviour. Group and Private lessons. Service Area: Oshawa, ON 905-449-6017

Carolyn Clark, MA, KPA CTP | Canine Consultations | Stittsville, Ontario | Phone: 613-831-2674 |

Janet Cutler, PhD, CPDT-KA – On the Right Track: Private behaviour modification. Service area: Orangeville, Brampton, Caledon | | 519-993-4629.

France Daigle – Dog Savvy – Private Obedience and Puppy Prep lessons. Service area: Etobicoke, Toronto West (bordering Etobicoke), Mississauga and York. Contact info: | 416-707-4976

Laura Hunter – Drop the Leash – Private or group classes for dogs of all ages in Stouffville, Markham, Aurora, Newmarket, Uxbridge and Richmond Hill. Games that Train group classes for impulse control , recall, focus and attention, loose leash walking. Private classes for fearful and leash reactive dogs. Group agility classes. / 416-771-2217 /

Scholars in Collars Training School | Burlington – 905-333-5479 |

Marlo Hiltz, CPDT-KA – Welfare of our Furry Friends | Brampton, Caledon and Georgetown |

Renée deVilliers – All About Dogs Inc.: Puppy socialization and training classes, Behaviour modification via group & private lessons, Agility: from puppy agility through to competition levels, Obedience from beginners to advanced, Rally Obedience, Show Handling, Disc Dog, Flyball, Canine Freestyle, Pet first Aid Certicification, Nutrition Seminars, Workshops and fun matches for agility and Rally O, Grooming and Puppy daycare, Specialty items store: motivational toys, Discs, Fitpaws, Sensation Harnesses and raw food and supplements. Service Area: GTA, local to west end Toronto 416-787-3647

Who’s Walking Who | Durham Region & East Toronto |905-619-7133 or 416-465-3626 |

Cara Gerstwin – Wild Flower Dog | Toronto | 647-218-6700 |

The Companion Dog | Maple, Woodbridge, Vellore, Pine Grove, Concord, Kleinburg, Nobleton, King City, Richmond Hill | 416-705-2979 | |

Katherine Ferger – Canine Company and All About Behaviour – Dog Sport Training – Disc Dog, Dock Diving, Canine Musical Freestyle and Nosework/Sport Detection; Chicken Camps – all levels. Dog Adventure Hikes, Doggie Daycare and Boarding. Serving Barrie and surrounding area 705-725-9099

Emily Fisher – Scratch and Sniff Canine Services: Private obedience/behaviour modification, group classes for puppies and adults. Service Area: Guelph | 340 Southgate Drive, Guelph | |

Nancy Franklin – Welcome Waggin’ Pet Services – Private lessons (basic obedience and behaviour modification), board and train, group classes in recreational agility, rally obedience, and tricks at Petopia/Puppy People. Service area: East York, Riverdale and downtown Toronto. | 647 830 5631

Lucinda Glenny, MSc Animal Behaviour, BSc Psych, CPDT-KA, Certified Behaviourist – Consultations only. Service areas: Toronto (east side), Markham area, Thornhill and Richmond Hill.

Canine Campus – Behavioural issues, including aggression. Group and private lessons, High Anxiety, Agility for Fun and Rally-O. Positive methods only! Service Area – Markham Stouffville, Richmond HIll, Thornhill, Aurora, Newmarket, Oshawa, Pickering. 1 Laidlaw Blvd. Markham. 905-477-8092

Teddy Green & Lane White – Daytripper Dog Training — In Home, Private and Groups Classes. Puppy Kinder, Beginner and Intermediate Obedience, Rally All Levels, Tricks, Agility All Levels. Behaviour consultations specializing in working with fearful dogs and reactivity. Service Area: South end of Kawartha Lakes, Port Perry, Blackstock, Uxbridge, Brooklin 705-324-2116 |

Karey Grisdale – Game On Dog Training – Puppy Classes, privates and foundation agility. Service Area: Newmarket and York Region. 905-717-5544

Andrea Harrison: DeVareHarri Farm – workshops, private consults for training, behaviour, agility and scenting, and new dog introductions, some small groups when numbers permit. Service Area: Prince Edward County (south of Belleville). 613-476-0088

Danielle Hodges – Follow the Leader – Basic and intermediate obedience classes, CGN, leash walking workshops, tricks classes as well as private puppy classes and behaviour modification. Service Area: Leaside, Little Italy, Forest Hill and Roncesvalles. | 416-319-2001

When Hounds Fly | Toronto | 647-993-2275 |

Rosemary Holtz – Positively Obedient Canines – Puppy Classes, Basic Adult Classes, Rally Obedience Training. Limited private lessons. CGN Evaluator. Service Area: Huntsville and surrounding area. |

Ursula Hummel – Third Way Dogs – Offering private in-home dog training for all breeds and ages. Behaviour modification. All methods used are pain free, intimidation free, and coercion free — dog-friendly, people-friendly and easy to use! Service Area: Downtown Toronto, East and North Toronto, east to Oshawa, north to Newmarket. Locations outside this area considered but mileage charges may be added. Contact Ursula Hummel, or call 416-951-3259.

Caryn Liles – The Toronto Centre for Canine Education – Group classes, puppy socialization, private lessons, Reactive Dog Classes, Control Unleashed, behaviour modification, aggression, separation anxiety, tricks, scent classes, rally classes, seminars and workshops. Remote Separation Anxiety treatment (global). dog*TEC Dog Walking Academy Certification Program. Service Area: Virtual. |

Heather Laundry – Woof Matters – In home training and behaviour consultations. Service Area: Ottawa, Ontario. | (613) 795-7416

Dorothy Litwin – Animal Behaviour Services Canada – Behaviour Modification for dogs and cats. In home and telephone consultations available. Service Area: Toronto (downtown, midtown, east york, north york) as well as surrounding areas outside of the GTA. | 416-486-9889

Melissa MacKinnon – Unleash the Pawsitive – group and private obedience classes, sniff n’ seek, agility, dock jumping, behaviour modification. Service area: Grey/Bruce Area | |

Heather McLeod – Ruffsport – Provides private and group dog training classes in Dog Sport Foundation, Agility, Disc, Puppy & Puppy Sport, Basic Manners/Obedience, Dock Jumping, Tricks, and Flyball. Classes are held at The Red Barn Event Centre, Located in Barrie Ontario. Contact for info. Fast N’ Furry Performance Team for shows of Agility, Disc, Flyball and Dock Jumping.

Sharon Besco – Smart Paws — Modern Dog Training (Karen Pryor Academy Graduate) – Private training, group training with Mindful Behaviors, in-home dog coach, off-lead adventures. Service Area: Burlington. | 289-795-7950 |

Janis Mikelberg – SitStayLearn: Private sessions, new puppy to advanced, behaviour modification. Service area: Richmond Hill, Markham, Woodbridge, Vaughan (east of Hwy 27, south of Teston), and parts of North Toronto. | 905-882-8143

Melissa Millett – In Dogs we Trust – Basic-Advanced group lessons, Growly Dog Classes, Tricks/Self Control/Body Language/Scent Games Workshops, Private Lessons and Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show. Service Area: London, Ontario. | | | 226-663-0558

Scott Nygren- Sundog Pet Services Service area: Downtown and East End – Broadview and Dundas | | 416-629-4493

Julie Posluns and Rachael Johnston – Rover Achiever Dog Walking and Dog Training –Service area: Annex/Little Italy and surrounding vicinity | | | 416.579.5719

Yamei Ross – CANINE SOS Inc. – ABC Certified Dog Trainer, Behaviour and Aggression Consultant, Dog Bite Prevention Educator. Private in-home behavioural consults, Dog and Baby Preparation, Dog/Toddler/Child issues, Family Pet Dog Training group classes, CGN Prep. Service Area: The Durham & Clarington Regions | | 289-240-6659 |

Yvette Van Veen – Awesome Dogs – Group and private lessons. Basic obedience and behaviour modification. Pet writing services. Service Area: London and surrounding area.

Joan Weston – Fangs But No Fangs Canine Behavioral Consulting Services – Private Behavioral In Home Consultation Seminar Presentations, Private Training, Puppy Prep and Baby Prep consultations. Professor @ Durham College – Canine Behavior and Psychology CEU accredited course, Head Instructor: Scholars in Collars, Burlington, Ontario, Contributor Dogs, Dogs, Dogs Newspaper. Service Area: all areas of Ontario from Huntsville to London to Niagara etc. Phone and E-mail consultations also available. | | 416-738-6059.

Brenna Wilson – Brenna’s Canine Connection: Private in-home dog training. All techniques are positive and force free. Specializes in treating all types of aggression and behavioural issues, puppy training, all levels obedience training, trick training. Service Area: Durham Region and GTA | | (416) 529-1831

Jodi Tuckett, CBATI – Capable Canines- Private, in-home sessions; basic obedience & behaviour modification; focus on working with fearful & fear-reactive dogs. All positive and gentle techniques employing BAT principles. Service Area: London to Hamilton | | | 519-851-4227

Dog-Happy – Private, Online and Group. Service Area: Uxbridge, Stouffville, | | 416-735-2117

Louise Lawrence | Animal Behaviour Consulting- certified dog behaviour consultant, licenced family paws parent educator, fear free certified animal trainer, certified professional dog trainer knowledge assessed | Behaviour modification for cats and dogs, leash reactivity, resource guarding, bite prevention, fear, dangerous dog orders, aggressive behaviour, preparing families with dogs for life with babies, family integration. | |