​Training for People

           with Dogs

Pamela with Dreki, Zorro and Tallulah

" I would rather carry treats in my pocket than chains around my dogs' necks "

Pamela with Dreki, the Icelandic Sheepdog and Tallulah  the Retriever

Pictured Below:  Zorro and Dreki. our dog's favorite holiday place 'Tofino

Valerie Barry and friends

Manners Matter,  for all Mutts !

Puppies , Teens, Adults & Reactive Dogs Too


​Nose Worthy, Beginners to Advanced 

Coquitlam :  Saturday mornings and Tuesday evenings


Call: 604-723-7097


Certified Trainer: 


Valerie Barry, KPA-CTP
Owner, Certified Trainer
valerie@ipwd.ca
604-868-5145

Karen Pryor Certified Training Partner
Professional Premium Member,  APDT
Full Member, Pet Professional Guild

Valerie has been training and working with dogs for over 18 years.  She specializes in Behaviour Modification for dogs with aggression, reactivity and anxiety issues.




Pamela Murray is a certified professional dog trainer with over 25 years of experience, she is truly dog adept, well respected and recommended by Veterinarians, fellow trainers, professionals and previous students. 

 Keeping up with all the current industry literature and pursuing ongoing professional development; she uses scientifically proven methods of positive reinforcement. This style of teaching works for all animals, including humans. Pamela has successfully worked with thousands of families and their dogs, helping them find effective solutions while strengthening the human animal bond. Behavior is information and Pamela can help you understand why your dog is doing what they are doing. In her opinion, teaching is fun and for the whole family.


 Specializing in:  

  • Early Puppy development; preventing behavior problems while shaping the best
  • Adolescent and Adult dog group classes from Beginners to Off  Leash Control
  • Fear, aggression, and reactive behavior modification
  • The trainer for a 17 dog agility performance team; ‘the Royal City Rockets’! Dog agility builds confidence and team work for all dogs and handlers. It’s FUN first!
  • Certified Search and Rescue Dog Professional; passionate about all kinds of nose work and sharing that with the pet dog community. You’ll see Pamela out there in competitions too!


Pamela Murray is the owner and certified professional dog trainer of

Canine Spirit ~ Training for People with Dogs ​

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