As a Fear Free certified hospital, Fairhaven Veterinary Hospital highly recommends trainers that have a dedicated commitment to positive, reward-based training! Whatcom and Skagit county are home to many wonderful trainers who share our commitment to fostering the best possible life for our canine friends. Here is a list of Bellingham-based, certified professional dog trainers using a positive, force-free approach:
*CPDT-KA- Certified Professional Dog Trainer: Comprehensive certification exam and 300 hours of dog training experience.
*LVT- Licensed Veterinary Technician: 2-4 year college program and national board exam
*UW-AAB: University of Washington, 9-month PT Applied Animal Behavior Certificate