Founders | Sirius Dog Training

Meet the Dunbars

SIRIUS® is a family owned and operated puppy school. Founder and veterinarian Dr. Ian Dunbar revolutionized dog training when he created our original puppy curriculum. Kelly Gorman Dunbar has raised the bar and revolutionized the field of companion dog training once again with her development of our innovative new Puppy Kindergarten class and the SIRIUS Complete Puppy Training Course. Please read on to meet our founders... 

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Meet the Dunbars

Dr. Ian Dunbar PhD, BVetMed MRCVS

Dr. Ian Dunbar PhD, BVetMed MRCVS

Dr. Ian Dunbar is one of the world's most respected experts on dog training and behavior. 

He grew up on a farm in the English countryside training cows, chickens and yes, dogs using time-honored lure reward training techniques learned from his family. 

He went on to receive his veterinary degree from the Royal Veterinary College at London University and his doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley. 

Kelly Gorman Dunbar

Kelly Gorman Dunbar is the COO and Training Director for Sirius Puppy & Dog training. She’s also the content and curriculum director for the Dunbar Academy and Dog Star Daily, both online educational resource for pet professionals and owners.