Barbara Kraemer is a certified dog trainer and the owner and head
trainer at Train Dog Now. She has a bachelor's degree in Psychology
specializing in behavioral research, analysis and modification from
the University of North Texas. She teaches group
classes at Countryside Pet Resort and Tail Waggins Bakery in Georgetown
and has taught classes and given
seminars at SouthPaws Play School in South Austin. She also teaches private in-home
lessons to clients in and around the Austin area, including
Georgetown. Previously she was the Director of Training at
Happy Mailman Dogs, where she taught both group classes and private
Barbara has trained dogs of all breeds for several years. She is a
certified trainer who specializes in behavioral issues such as
biting, barking, digging in the yard, potty training issues, jumping
up, pulling on the leash and much more. She has successfully trained
over 500 dogs and she says she has yet to find a dog that cannot be
trained. She has done volunteer work at the Austin Humane Society,
and given volunteer training for several organizations around
Austin. She is also an
active member of the Association for Pet Dog Trainers which sets
very high standards for the ethical training of animals.
Her training and curriculum is based on information from some of the
top professionals in the industry such as Dr. Ian Dunbar, Dr.
Patricia McConnell, Dr. Pamela Reid, Prof. Nicholas Dodman, Jean
Donaldson, Nicole Wilde and Karen Pryor.