Dog Training Des Moines | Puppy Training Des Moines | Dana Fedman


Personalized IN-HOME dog training and behavior counseling

Established in 1998, the company's mission is to:

  • Promote kind and effective dog training;
  • Change undesirable behavior;
  • Use reward-based training tools and techniques always; and,
  • Provide the latest evidence-based information, solid instruction, thorough training plans, and follow-up.

Dana Fedman, CPDT-KA (Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed) is the sole proprietor of Pupstart Family Dog Training in Des Moines.

This certification is through the independent and accredited Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT.) In fact, she sat for this exam in upstate New York the first time it was offered in 2001. Trainers certified by the CCPDT are required to keep their knowledge current. CLICK HERE to see Dana's public speaking engagements and Continuing Education Units recognized by the CCPDT.

She is a long-time Professional Member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT.) She is also a "Full Member Dog Training Professional" of the Pet Professional Guild. She is currently in the process of applying for an Associate Dog Behavior Consultant credential from the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC.)

Pupstart Family Dog Training is insured by Business Insurers of the Carolinas and maintains an Animal Welfare license through the State of Iowa.

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