Martha T Bailey CKO CBS
Martha brings 36 years experience working with pets and their families. She created a guidance based training method, which builds skills through small successful exercises creating a strong working relationship between dogs & their handlers.
She holds certificates in canine behavior from The University of Guelph, Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. An avid lifelong learner, Martha regularly attends seminars on canine behavior and the newest training techniques.
Martha has lectured nationally for the American Boarding Kennels Association ( ABKA ) on Dealing with Aggressive Dogs and Understanding Canine Behavior. She has assisted Northeast Utilities, CNG and several Northeast cable companies by educating their employees on how to pro-actively protect themselves from aggressive dogs and manage potentially dangerous canine situations.
In the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Martha's dedication to animal welfare compelled her to volunteer her time and services. Martha learned about a shelter which was over capacity with dogs rescued from Hurricane Katrina. This shelter was subsequently severely impacted by Hurricane Rita. She collected donated supplies and traveled to the Lake Charles area of Louisiana where, for three weeks, she worked side by side with local staff to help manage the many displaced pets.
She is a proud member of the Hartford Obedience Training Club, the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and is an AKC approved Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.
Martha currently shares her life with Destiny a 12 year old German Shepherd Dog and Journey a 4 year old Catahoula Leopard Dog from Louisiana.
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