Certified Professional Dog Trainer- Knowledge Assessed
Associate Certified Dog Behavior Consultant
Hello, my name is Tabitha Davies. I was born and raised in a small town in Ontario Canada and moved to Southern California in the 90's I always dreamed of being a veterinarian and in high school, I entered into an internship that allowed me to work as a veterinary technician in a veterinary clinic in Palm Desert.
Shortly after starting my internship, as a very naive 14-year-old, I realized how many dogs were being euthanized for behavior issues and how little access to trainers we had in our area I brought up my concerns to the veterinarians I worked for and they encouraged me to pursue my education into canine behavior.
I spent the next year raiding my local library and reading every book on training and behavior and the evolution of canids. I eventually graduated highschool and continued working as a veterinary technician and training my own dogs and horses.
I have now been training professionally for over 17 years and handling behavior cases for the past 9 years. I have my own farm including goats, horses, chickens, tortoises, turtles, pig, cat, and dogs and all of them are rescued or adopted. I also have two wonderful children and my best friend, the man who keeps us all together.
Certified Professional Dog Trainer Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) through the CCPDT- Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers.
Associate Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (ACDBC) through the IAABC- International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants.
Fear Free Certified Training Professional (FF-C) through Fear Free Pets
Certified Trick Dog Instructor (CTDI) through Do More With Your Dog
Active Canine Training Professional Full Member with the PPG- Pet Professional Guild
Chair of the Education Committee and Active Member with the APDT - Association for Professional Dog Trainers
Active Supporting member of the ABS- Animal Behavior Society
Active member of Behavior Education Network
Active Member of the IBPSA- International Boarding Pet Services Association
Active Professional Member of the APHE- Association of Professional Humane Educators
AKC CGC Approved Evaluator & Instructor - American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen
Founder of the Coachella Valley Dog Club Community Access Programs.
Publications & Webinars
Potty Training Your Dog