Education and Credentials

Dan Raymer


  • Certificate in Training and Counseling (CTC) with Honors – The Academy for Dog Trainers with Jean Donaldson
  • Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Applied Animal Behavior – North Carolina State University
  • Certified Dog Walker – Dogbiz (formerly dogTEC) Dog Walking Academy


  • Dog Trainer Program – Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior
  • Dog Trainer Foundations – Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior
  • Survive and Thrive – Dogbiz


  • BATting 1000: BAT for Dog Reactivity, Fear, and Aggression in Dogs – Grisha Stewart
  • Sirius Four Day Academy – Dr. Ian Dunbar
  • Give Your Puppy a Choice – Grisha Stewart
  • Master the Growlies.- Veronica Boutelle and Kim Moeller
  • Leading the Pack – Veronica Boutelle, Dr. Ian Dunbar, Kelly Ryan, and Trish King
  • Obedience FUNdamentals – Hannah Branigan
  • Problem Solving – Ken Ramirez
  • Train At the Next Level – Veronica Boutelle and Jean Donaldson
  • Coaching People to Train Their Dogs – Terry Ryan
  • The Art of Trick Dogging – Emily Larlham
  • How Police K9 Techniques Can Transform Your Everyday Training – Steve White
  • Improve Your I-Cue: Learn the Science of Signals – Kathy Sdao
  • Improving the Shelter Experience for Animals and Staff – Molly Stone

*Note: this is a list of my educational experience, and not an endorsement of any of these individual listings, especially not any that promote training methods other than positive reinforcement.