About Breanna Norris
Breanna Norris is a KPA-CTP (Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner) #67518. She is a proud Professional Member of the Pet Professional Guild (PPG) since 2013 and Supporting Member of the IAABC (International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants). Breanna is a certified Wag It Games instructor, certified Trick Dog Instructor certified in pet first aid and CPR as well as Fear Free Certified.
Breanna shares her home with three dogs and two cats.
Breanna strongly believes in continuing education for animal trainers which is why she frequently takes classes and attends conferences. Through her certification with Karen Pryor Academy continuing education is required.
Some of her favorite continuing education has been:
IAABC Animal Behavior Principle and Practice course with instructors including Dr. Mary Burch, Ken Ramirez, Dr. Susan Friedman, Chirag Patel and Dr. Suzanne Hetts among others.
Pet Professional Guild’s annual summit with talks and workshops with Dr. Bob Bailey, Emily Larlham, Dr. Karen Overall, Dr. Iiana Reisner, Pat Miller and Dr Nathan Hall among many others.
Dr. Susan Friedman’s Living and Learning with Animals: The Fundamental Principles of Teaching and Learning.
Clicker Expo hosted by the Karen Pryor Academy.
She began her training career working with horses, initially as a farrier and then progressing to training. Her favorite thing to train horses was tricks and skills to become comfortable with trims and shoeing.
Breanna later moved on to working with dogs. Breanna works with other species as well including rabbits, horses, cats pigs and more.
One of her favorite parts of training is helping people learn more about their dogs so that they can work as a team.