Kristi Benson

Kristi Benson is a student coach and mentor and handles special projects at the Academy for Dog Trainers, where she helps to shape the next generation of canine behaviour professionals. She is an honors graduate of the Academy and also holds the PCBC-A credential.
She lives and works in the Parkland Region of central Manitoba, Canada, where she works with dogs and their human family members in private consultations – both in-person and via video chat – for a full range of dog behavior issues, from basic manners to fear and aggression.
She writes extensively about dogs, for her own blog and the Academy for Dog Trainers’ blog. She is also a special correspondent for Companion Animal Psychology.


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