As you begin your profession in the dog world, or if you are simply interested in learning more about canine behavior, having a mentor and coach will make a huge difference in "doing it right" or simply "just doing." Pia has been mentoring trainers around the world for over 40 years from Belgium to Japan to Australia.
Pia wears many hats and will act as a role model, cheerleader, advocate and friend. She has a sincere desire to get you on the right track. Pia likes to customize her programs to the need of the animal professional or pet client, since everyone's desires and needs are different.
After working with Pia, you will find yourself making a difference and having a positive effect on people's lives and the dogs they live with. You may also be surprised to see what you excel in since she will guide you by studying your skill sets and talents as well as increase your abilities to deal with almost any situation or problem.
Mentoring and coaching is a structured and trusting relationship that will bring you to your highest level of achievement through support and encouragement aimed at developing competence while you will see success.
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LIABILITY INSURANCE FOR MENTEES
The goal of this program is to provide an opportunity for animal professionals and people interested in animals to observe and gain hands-on experience with dogs under Pia's guidance and supervision. Individuals may not state that they are trained by Pia until the criteria listed under each section has been met and without written approval from Pia.
Learning more about reading and handling dogs.
Private Consultations - Learning more about dealing with aggression and fear (1-1/2 to 2 hour cases or monthly plan)
Fees are $125 to $175 per hour for private consulting or $50 to $75 per person for group conseling of 4 or more people Available sessions include:
Private Career Counseling
The Best Way to Develop Play Groups
Developing a Rock Solid Curriculum for Pet Training Classes
Getting Behaviors and Making Them Stick! The True Success of a Great Dog Trainer!
Dog/Dog Aggression Classes
Evaluating your private consultations to ensure that you have developed a great treatment plan....and much more
CATCH University for Dog Trainers
Intensive 6-week, in-person, hands-on training and behavior work. Get ready to eat, sleep, and breathe dogs.
New: If you are looking to enhance your handling skills, this five-day course is for you!!!