In episode 69, Marissa Martino interviews her dear friend, Sarah Stremming of the Cognitive Canine on the topic of balancing welfare and training for our dogs. Spoiler alert, Sarah feels strongly that both meeting your dog’s needs and teaching them high-level training skills are equally as important. Sarah discusses how teaching these skills can increase both the dog’s and the pet parent’s welfare – making that a win-win for everyone!
Sarah Stremming, the founder of The Cognitive Canine, is a dog trainer, dog agility and obedience competitor, and a certified dog behavior consultant through the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. Her special interest area is problem-solving for performance dogs and intensive, high-risk behavior modification cases. Her credentials include a bachelor of science degree in psychology from Colorado State University and more than a decade in the field of dog training and behavior.
- Check out Sarah’s classroom where you can get access to her courses and online membership!
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