Susan is a veteran of the SF SPCA and San Francisco ACC and the NYC ASPCA, Susan has trained thousands of dogs in shelters and homes. Her work with dogs has been featured on Animal Precinct, Inside Edition and the CBS Early Show. She is dedicated to teaching people and dogs with simple science based methods that never involve coercion or pain.
Senior Trainer Susan Ward is a Certified Pet Dog Trainer who has been training dogs since 1993. She has a passion for helping reactive and aggressive dogs and their people. After joining the Association of Pet Dog Trainers in 1996 (when she was an instructor at the San Francisco SPCA) she began to study learning theory and humane training methods. Susan helped to design the first clicker classes at the SF SPCA. She is a graduate of Jean Donaldson’s SF SPCA In -House Dog Trainer’s Academy and the Advanced Instructor’s Training Course at Rondout Valley Kennels.