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Teri Rolph, owner and trainer of Pawsitive Pals Plus, is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer through the Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers.

She has been a teacher and behavior specialist throughout her professional career as a Speech Pathologist.  Her path to dog training evolved from behavior analysis with people to using the same techniques with animals.

Teri is a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner.The Karen Pryor Academy is a rigorous six month course that includes instruction in the science of learning as well as hands-on experience teaching people and multiple species of animals.

Committed to continuing education, she continues to pursue professional development to be able to deliver the most up-to-date ,effective training methods and behavioral teaching to serve clients effectively and efficiently.

Professional Certifications

Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CPDT-KA)

Karen Pryor Academy- Certified Training Partner (KPA-CTP)

Fear Free Certified Trainer

Certified Nose Work Instructor (NACSW)

University of Tennessee Certified Canine Fitness Trainer (CCFT)

Tellington TTouch -Practitioner Level 1

Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute -Small Animal Practitioner

Musical Dog Sport Association-  President, Board Member, Judge

Association of Professional Dog Trainers 

 Service Dog Coach Cooperative Paws

AKC Evaluator  - Canine Good Citizen,Tricks

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