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MEET THE TEAM

Angie and Fumie worked at a local force-free training school for several years prior to Happy Fido Company. Employing force-free and science-based training methods, they taught a variety of groups classes including good manners (e.g., beginner, intermediate, and lifestyle obedience), puppy socialization, reactive dogs class (e.g., indoor class, outdoor class, and speciality class such as impulse control games), tricks, agility, nose work, and more! They also provided private training and behaviour consultation for customized manners and puppy training, generalized anxiety, leash reactivity, fearful behaviours, and aggression (including dog-to-dog, dog-to-human, resource guarding, and handling issues).

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Fumie Watanabe

CPDT-KA

Owner-operator & Trainer

Fumie is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) with the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers. She is also an animal Reiki practitioner (certified by Usui Ryoho Reiki), as well as a graduate of Aggression in Dogs Master Course (Michael Shikashio, CDBC) and Dogsafe Canine Frist Aid. She has over 6 years of experience as a canine professional. Fumie is fluent in Japanese as well.

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Dr. Angie Yong

PhD, FPPE

Trainer & Consultant

Angie is a graduate of Living and Learning with Animals (Behaviour Works – Dr. Susan Friedman), Aggression in Dogs Master Course (Michael Shikashio, CDBC), Family Paws Parent Education (Jennifer Shryock, CDBC) and Aggression Cases: A to Z (Michael Shikashio). She has more than 10 years of experience in clicker training of a variety of species including dogs, rats, fish, and cats. Angie holds a Doctorate in Psychology.