But I Can’t Take the Treats and Toys in the Ring : Lynne Stephens, KPA CTP and Karen Mielke, KPA CTP, CATT
Offering expert knowledge, outstanding facilities and a sincere dedication to their students, Lynne and Karen of DogLogic has set themselves apart from any other training facility in the area. Students have access to an ever-growing list of classes and seminars that cover several areas such as agility, foundation puppy skills, manners and obedience.
In addition to the vast experience gained over the last 30 years, Lynne makes a point of staying current with training techniques and the science of how dogs learn. She regularly attends training conferences and learns from some of the most knowledgeable and well respected practitioners in the field of animal training and psychology, including but not limited to Dr. Susan Friedman, Ken Ramirez, Dr. Jesus Rosalez and Kathy Sdao.
Lynne graduated from the Karen Pryor Academy with honors in December 2013 and is a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner (KPA CTP)
In October of 2015 she and her sister Karen were honored to be asked to co-present a workshop at Clicker Expo in England. The workshop was to introduce their online course, “Dog Sports Essentials”, written by the pair for the Karen Pryor Academy.
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Intro to Treibball : Karen Mielke, KPA CTP, CATT
For the last fourteen years Karen has shared her passion for training with many family animals; horses, cats, children 😉 and dogs. Always learning and advancing her knowledge in the field of animal training, she has studied from Ken Ramirez, Kathy Sdao, Kay Laurence, Leslie McDevitt, Steve and Jennifer White, Emilie Johnson Vegh, Eva Bertilsson, Alexandra Kurland, Michele Pouliot, Julie Shaw, Sophia Yin, Turid Rugaas and Karen Pryor to name but a few.
This will be her fourth year as a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner, having graduated with honors the first year the certification was offered. Karen has also coached at Clicker Expo for the past five years and is a regular instructor at local dog camps. She is a Therapy Dog Evaluator and a ‘Be a Tree’ Children’s dog safety presenter.
Karen enjoys all aspects of her vocation; from helping new trainers discover the joy and benefits of positive reinforcement training to helping clients with reactive dogs find their way back to agility class. Karen presents seminars around the U.S, is regularly engaged in problem solving discussions with her peers and sometimes enjoys the privilege of running clients’ dogs at agility trials. She has competed at Masters/Excellent level in Agility, qualifying for USDAA Nationals on a number of occasions, with her own dogs.
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