Beth is a graduate of the Karen Pryor Academy, the premier positive-reinforcement dog training program in the United States.
She is also a Certified Behavior Consultant Canine-Knowledge Assessed (CBCC-KA) and a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA), from the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers. In May 2019, she joined the CCPDT board of directors
Beth is the former director of behavior and training for the Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington, DC. Previously, she was behavior specialist at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center. Before that, she worked as an animal trainer for the Montgomery County Humane Society.
Earlier in her career, Beth was a patient coordinator for renowned behavior veterinarian E. Kathryn Meyer, V.M.D., at the Veterinary Behavior Clinic in Gaithersburg, Md.
Beth is a mentor for professional dog training students enrolled in the world-renowned Victoria Stilwell Academy. Victoria, a British pet expert best known for starring in and creating the TV series It’s Me or the Dog, is a leader in force-free dog training.
Beth shares her home near Bethesda, Md., with her husband and five dogs.
Dog Latin is now accepting reservations for 2021 puppy classes, along with Training on the FLI (focus, leash skills and impulse control.) In addition to classes at the Kenwood Canine Clubhouse in Bethesda, we will be holding classes at Bone Jour in downtown Bethesda.
And, if you would like Dog Latin to come to you, please consider our new one-on-one SAT (sidewalk activity training) sessions.