Narnia Pet Behavior and Training, Inc.


Training since 2006

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Narnia's goal is to help strengthen the bond between human and dog by providing a common language. Narnia provides family pet training and behavior consultation and modification using positive reinforcement.


  • APDT C.L.A.S.S. Evaluator
  • Animal care assistant (working with dogs and cats) at West Suburban Humane Society from July 2006 to 2008
  • Kennel volunteer at West Suburban Humane Society from October 2003 to July 2006
  • American Red Cross Pet CPR/First Aid training, 2005
  • Champaign County Humane Society's Bridge Dog Training class for adopters in September 2001

Professional Education

B.S. in Journalism, News-Editorial, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - 2001
Sociabiliity vs Aggression Threshold in Dogs - May 2018
by Sue Sternberg
Talk to the Paw! Understanding what dogs are really saying and what we're saying to them. - September 2014
by Nicole Wilde
Crucial, Cutting-Edge & Common Sense Concepts in Dog Behavior & Training - September 2013
by Dr. Ian Dunbar
Development of Canine Behavior Problems: Contributing Factors and Real Solutions - March 2013
by Sarah Kalnajs
Communicating with Your Canine - March 2013
by Rebecca Cann
A Sound Beginning: Setting the Right Tone for Your Newly Adopted Dog - March 2013
by Pat Ratray, Julie Dorsey-Oskerka & Rebeca Cann
Association of Pet Dog Trainers Conference, Ohio - October 2012
Chicken Camp 203 - Chaining - September 2012
by Terry Ryan
Separation Anxiety & Dog-Dog Play - August 2012
by Nicole Wilde
Chicken Camp 101 - April 2012
by Terry Ryan
Behavior Adjustment Training for Fear and Aggression - September 2011
by Grisha Stewart
Using Classical Conditioning in the Treat of Aggression & Anxiety - July 2011
by Ken Ramirez & Kathy Sdao
The Brave New World of Dog Training, Science with a Brain and a Heart - May 2011
by Dr. Roger Abrantes
The Evolution of Canine Social Behavior - May 2011
by Dr. Roger Abrantes
Alternative Approaches to Healing Canine Health & Behavior - May 2011
by Nicole Wilde
Solutions for Everyday (& Not so Everyday) Behavior Problems - November 2010
by Pat Miller
Aggression in Dogs - October 2010
by Dr. Sophia Yin & Sarah Kalnajs
Helping the Fearful Dog - September 2010
by Nicole Wilde
The Well Adjusted Dog Workshop - April 2010
by Dr. Nicholas Dodman
Feline Aggression and Elimination - February 2010
by Dr. John Ciribassi
Canine Anxiety - October 2009
by Dr. John Ciribassi
Defusing Canine Aggression - September 2009
by Pam Dennison
Dominance, Fighting, Biting, Compliance & Punishment - July 2009
by Dr. Ian Dunbar
Constraints on Learning - July 2009
by Dr. Ian Dunbar
Raising the Bar in Dog Training - July 2009
by Dr. Ian Dunbar
Creative Client Coaching - May 2009
by Nicole Wilde
Alternative Approaches to Healing Canine Health and Behavior - May 2009
by Nicole Wilde
Canine Aggression and Other Problems - September 2008
by Sue Sternberg and John Rogerson
Functional, Fresh, Fast Food for our Furry Friends - May 2008
by Dr. Karen Becker
Play Time: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - April 2008
by Pia Silvani
Tellington Touch Groundwork - December 2007
by Claudine McAuliffe
Tellington Touch Bodywork - September 2007
by Claudine McAuliffe
For the Love of a Dog: The Biology of Emotion in Two Species - September 2007
by Patricia McConnell
Helping the Fearful Dog - March 2007
by Nicole Wilde
Aggression - November 2006
by Brenda Aloff