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Karen Shipe

Karen's earliest memories are of playing and taking naps with her first dog, a cockapoo named Fritzi.  Ever since then, dogs have been an important part of her life.  Her career with dogs began as a volunteer socializing and walking shelter dogs, and later as a behavior evaluator for the Humane Society of Silicon Valley.  That led to an interest in dog training and eventually a change of career to become a full-time dog trainer.  Dog training has given her the opportunity to help dogs and their guardians build positive and happy relationships, thus reducing the number of dogs surrendered to shelters.  

Karen is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) and member of the Pet Professional Guild (PPG) and Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT).

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Available classes

Class info Location Day Time Start Sign Up
Puppy Training I Campbell Tuesday 6:00pm Nov 12
Puppy Training II Campbell Tuesday 7:00pm Nov 12
Come when Called! Campbell Wednesday 6:30pm Nov 13
Puppy Training II Campbell Tuesday 7:00pm Jan 7
Puppy Training I Campbell Tuesday 6:00pm Jan 7
Basic Household Manners Campbell Wednesday 6:30pm Jan 8
Leash Manners Campbell Wednesday 6:30pm Feb 12