Betty Emrey

Trainer

About Betty

Betty began the journey into dog training through volunteer work at the ASPCA in New York City. Over five years there, she walked shelter dogs, taught other volunteers how to walk shelter dogs, introduced dogs to potential adopters, and apprenticed as a trainer.

After coming back home to Atlanta Betty began offering a variety of group classes, including basic obedience and puppy kindergarten as well as in-home training and consultations. Betty is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed, having successfully completed the training requirements of The Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers.

In addition to teaching, Betty also volunteers at the Atlanta Humane Society in adoptions and with the Paws 2 Teach shelter dog classes. She has competed in both Agility and Rally Obedience, but it’s her work with shelter dogs that inspires her as a trainer. So many great dogs wind up in shelters because of behaviors that could have been avoided or fixed with proper training. Her goal is to help dogs and their people stay together. Betty lives with three rescue dogs: a chihuahua from NYC, a rough coat collie from NOLA, and a black and white mix from the streets of Decatur. Betty serves on the Member Relations Committee of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and is a member of the Georgia Dog Trainer Forum and the Atlanta Rally Club.

Upcoming Classes with Betty

2021-10-24

Life Skills

Weeks

25

Minimum class size: 2 registrations

This off-leash class is all about developing healthy social skills with other dogs. An instructor will guide you through the ins and outs of appropriate canine interactions. Puppies will be interrupted from rough play and bullying. There is an emphasis on skills such as collar grabs, recalls, leave it, sit.

TBD

Sunday, October 24, 2021

TBD

11:30 am

TBD

Canine PhD

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2021-11-14

Life Skills

4

Weeks

245

Minimum class size: 2 registrations

Put your puppy way ahead of the pack with our perfect puppy program.

TBD

Sunday, November 14, 2021

TBD

1:00 pm

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2021-11-21

Life Skills

7

Weeks

260

Minimum class size: 2 registrations

If your dog hasn’t had any formal training education yet, start with our Family Manners 101 class.

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Sunday, November 21, 2021

TBD

2:30 pm

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Canine PhD

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