Certified Dog Behavior Consultant
Scott Sheaffer, CDBC, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA
Background / Education:
Scott received his Bachelor of Science degree from Baylor University and has earned the following professional certifications:
CDBC, Certified Dog Behavior Consultant from the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants
CBCC-KA, Certified Behavior Consultant Canine from the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers
CPDT-KA, Certified Professional Dog Trainer from the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers
In addition to private consultations, Scott conducts seminars for professional dog trainers, veterinary practices, rescue shelters and dog owner groups. He is a consultant for municipal animal control services and is a legal consultant in dog bite cases. Scott is also a regular contributor to magazines, newspapers, podcasts and blogs.
Scott is the creator of FRED™ (Functional Reactivity Exercise for Dogs) behavior modification - Real Owners, Real Environments, Real World™. He also created the Looping™ protocol used in canine behavior modification, the Clipper Leash™ and PED™ (Parkour Exercises for Dogs).
Scott is a fully certified member of both the IAABC (International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants) and the CCPDT (Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers). He is also a professional member of APDT (Association of Professional Dog Trainers).
Scott is married and has a daughter. He lives with a rescue Great Pyrenees named Luke and a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Reagan. He enjoys anything to do with dogs and enjoys physical fitness.