Services include: Tellington TTouch® Training, Canine Fitness, Rehabilitation Massage, and Behavior Consultations, used in combination and by themselves.
Lori Stevens (CPDT-KA, SAMP, CCFT) is a Senior Tellington TTouch® practitioner for dogs, cats, and other animals. She is also a Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA); a FitPAWS Master Trainer; a certified Small Animal (dogs and cats) Massage Practitioner (SAMP) with a specialty in rehabilitation; and is certified in Canine Massage by the National Board of Certification for Animal Acupressure & Massage. Lori is also a Certified Canine Fitness Trainer (CCFT) via the University of Tennessee.
She uses humane, friendly, scientific, and innovative methods, in an educational environment, to improve the health, behavior, and performance of animals. Lori’s experience and approach are holistic and one of respect for animals as teachers. She continually studies the interactions among animal behavior, movement, learning, and health. Her continuing education includes conferences (e.g. Clicker Expo) and seminars on animal behavior (e.g. Dr. Susan Friedman), positive-reinforcement-based training, canine fitness, and rehabilitation techniques. She has an established companion animal practice in Seattle which offers private sessions and webinars. She also teaches workshops worldwide. Lori has three DVDs produced by Tawzer Dog Videos.
Lori and her previous dog Emmy worked as a therapy dog/handler team and trained in agility. It was Emmy who led Lori to her practice. Lori adopted Cassie, an Australian Shepherd, at two years old. She has been using all of her skills to help Cassie learn how to be successful in new situations.
- Physical weakness and lameness
- Pain from injury, surgery, or poor posture
- Muscle atrophy or spasms
- Balance and mobility challenges
- Conditions related to aging
Lori also helps with behavior issues, such as:
- Reactivity to other dogs
- Touch sensitivities
- Leash pulling
- and more…
- Ease pain and discomfort
- Restore and maintain mobility
- Improve performance and fitness
- Solve behavior issues
- Reduce fear & improve confidence
- Improve leash walking skills
Contact Lori for more information or to book an appointment.