Harvard's K-9 Center

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Staff

Laura Ragsdale

Laura began training dogs in 1990. She purchased the kennel from Stewart Harvard in 1998. Her highlights include:

    *2 Companion Dog titles

    *2 Companion Dog Excellent Titles

    *1 Junior Hunter Title

    *3 Obedience titles in the sport of Schutzhund

    *1 Rally Novice title

    *1 Rally Advanced title

    *1 Beginner Novice title

    *2 Agility Course Test title (Level 1 and Level 2)

    *3 Canine Good Citizen titles

    *1 Canine Good Citizen Advanced title

    *Certified Pet Care Technician (CPCT)

    *Member Association of Pet Dog Trainers


Laura continues to educate herself in the pet industry. Seminars attended:


-March 2003- Ivan Balabanov training seminar, Atlanta, Ga


-October 2003- American Boarding Kennels Association Convention, Charleston, SC


-April 2004- Aggressive Dog Seminar, Tufts University


-October 2004- American Boarding Kennels Association Convention, Portland Or


-November 2005- Behavior Evaluation by Sue Sternberg, Twelve Paws Academy Training Center, Atlanta, Ga


-March 2006- Beyond the Basics by Terry Ryan, Twelve Paws Academy Training Center, Atlanta, Ga


-October 2006- Anxiety, Fear, and Canine Aggression by Trish King, Twelve Paws Academy Training Center, Atlanta, Ga 


-October 2009- Deconstructing the Growl: Perspectives on Canine Aggression by Dr. Sophia Yin and Sarah Kalnajs, Atlanta, Ga


-October 2010- Association of Pet Dog Trainers 17th Annual Education Conference and Trade Show, Atlanta, Ga


-April 2014 - Nose Works Seminar, Perry, Ga