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Chris Miara, MA, CDBC

Owner & Head Trainer


I have been training and showing dogs since 1984, earning multiple titles in AKC obedience, tracking, agility, and field. Dog training has changed a lot since I first started, and I regularly attend seminars to keep up with the latest research and training techniques. 

I am a Behavior Specialist for dogs and people! I began teaching obedience classes and private behavior consulting in 2000.  I am a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant with IAABC and there are only 2 of us in the state of KY. Additionally, I am a graduate of IAABC's Aggression in Dogs Mentorship with Michael Shikashio. In terms of human behavior, I hold a license in Psychology at the Master's level and have worked in the field for 30 years. I specialize in solving problems, and I will do the best I can to help solve the ones you have with your dog!

 
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I believe that training can improve the relationship you have with your dog. Through emphasizing positive methods and the applications of behavioral techniques your dog can become a good canine companion.
— Chris Miara, MA, CDBC
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