About Claudia Sihler

Claudia is originally from Germany, where she achieved a doctor’s degree in veterinary medicine. After working briefly as a veterinarian, she moved in 1999 to Wasilla, Alaska, USA, where she runs her own dog training facility, The Better Companion. Claudia is the lead trainer and behavior consultant, focusing on positive reinforcement training. Claudia is a CPDT-KSA (Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge and Skills Assessed), a CGC® (Canine Good Citizen), and STAR® Puppy evaluator with AKC (American Kennel Club), an IAABC-ADT (Accredited Dog Trainer with the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants), and a member of the APDT (Association of Professional Dog Trainers).