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Certified dog trainer
Tiffany Terroux

Arvada, CO

Tiffany, the owner and trainer of Terroux Dog Training, offers classes for Puppy, Basic Obedience, CGC, and Private Instruction Certifications. She holds a certification in Animals & Human Health from the University of Denver.

Her training equipment includes reward systems, a standard 6' leash, and either a buckle collar or front-ring harness. Tiffany is dedicated to enhancing and safeguarding the overall quality of life and relationship between dogs and their owners. With over 15 years of professional experience, she primarily employs positive reinforcement methodology in both class settings and private instruction.

Tiffany graduated with honors from Regis University with a BS in Business Administration and Communication. In 2019, she earned the 'Animals and Human Health (AHH)' Certificate from the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work. Additionally, she has accumulated over 100 CEUs of ongoing professional dog training education credits through national organizations.

Tiffany is a certified evaluator for the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program and evaluates therapy dog team candidates for Animal Assisted Intervention (AAI) organizations. As a professional member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and a member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC), Tiffany is consistently seeking to enhance her skills.

She created the Puppy Building Blocks program and trademarked 'Catch Your Dog Being GOOD!' to promote positive reinforcement methodology. Her passion for this methodology led her to develop a unique perspective by exploring various trainer philosophies and methodologies, as well as pursuing higher education.

Tiffany's commitment to animal welfare extends beyond training. She has volunteered with Safe Harbor Lab Rescue since 2002, hosting workshops and writing articles on dog rescue and behavior issues for local media. Additionally, Tiffany has trained with respected trainers in the Denver area, continually seeking opportunities to expand her knowledge through national and local dog health and behavior education workshops.

Registered through Animals 4 Therapy and Pet Partners, Tiffany volunteers her time as a therapy team with her dog, Shelby, at local AAI engagements, including reading with kids, visiting assisted living centers, and participating in other animal-assisted-therapy and educational events.

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