Barbara Davis, CPDT-KA, CDBC, SBA

Titles and Professional Associations

International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC)

  • Founding Member
  • Certified Dog Behavior Consultant and Shelter Behavior Affiliate
  • Co-Chair, Application Review Committee, 2009-2012
  • Winner, 2012 President’s Award
  • Chair, Dog Division August 2012 – 2019
    * Board President, July 2019 – present

Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT)

  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA), 2004, renewed through November 2023

Association for Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)

  • Professional Member #65050
  • Past Member, APDT Communications Corps
  • Past Member, APDT Think Tank
  • Contributing columnist for professional journal “The Chronicle of the Dog”

Behavior Assessment Protocol Training

  • SAFER, Penny Scott-Fox, 2006
  • Assess-A-Pet, Sue Sternberg, 2007

Animal Behavior College, Mentor Trainer, 2003-2011

Training professionally since 1985. Founded BADDogsInc LLC in 2004, specializing in the family companion dog practice, with a secondary concentration in rescue and shelter dog rehabilitation.

Animal Services Volunteer History:

  • Corona Animal Shelter, 2005 – 2009
  • Riverside City and County Animal Services, volunteer trainer, 2004-2006, 2010-present
  • Moreno Valley Animal Shelter, volunteer trainer, 2005-2006
  • Golden Retriever Club of Greater Los Angeles Rescue, 2002-present. Board member 2003-2011.
    * Fetchin’ Retrievers Rescue, Los Angeles, volunteer behavior consultant, 2019-present

“Case History: Human-directed Aggression”, January 2007, APDT Chronicle of the Dog
“The Shoemaker’s Children: When Behavior Goes Wrong in the Dog Trainer’s Home”, January 2008, APDT “Chronicle of the Dog”
“Can’t We All Just Get Along?”, January 2009, APDT “Chronicle of the Dog”
“Hurricane Delta: A Perfect Storm”, March/April 2010 & May/June 2010, APDT “Chronicle of the Dog”

Referral Sources:
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Corona Animal Control
Moreno Valley Animal Services
Golden Retriever Club of Greater Los Angeles Rescue
Retrievers & Friends of Southern California
Bichons & Buddies
Friends For Pets Foundation
Pet Orphans Fund of Southern California
Southern California Bulldog Rescue
DPS Cocker Rescue

Continuing Education History:
Humane Canine Management, John Rogerson
Clicking With Your Dog, Shirley Chong
Dog Training Instructor Course, John Rogerson
Canine Aggression Workshop, Cheryl Smith
Speed Shaping; Get the Behavior!, Karen Pryor
Clicking with Class; Teaching Clicker Training Part 1, Kathy Sdao
What’s So Hard About That? Tackling the Hard Obedience Exercises Clicker-Style, Karen Pryor
The Language of Cues: Get Connected! Behavior Chains and Variable Reward Schedules, Karen Pryor
Click to Calm: Healing Aggressive Behavior, Emma Parsons
Clicking with Puppies: Creating Super Learners by Sixteen Weeks, Kay Laurance
Picture Perfect: Pinpointing, Polishing and Proofing the Shaped Behavior, Kay Laurance
Power Tools: Working with Compound Cues, Variability and Creativity, Virginia Broitman/Sherri Lipment
Click to Calm, Part 2: The Reactive Dog, Emma Parsons
From Puppies to Problems, Trish King
Canine Body Language, Pat Miller
Canine Personality Profiles, Pat Miller
Bite Me!, Pat Miller
Personality Speaking: Personalities and Learning Styles and How to Work With Them in Group Classes, Val Masters/Kim Barry
Dominance: Anatomy of a Mind Virus, Jean Donaldson
Training in the Home/Private Lessons, Nicole Wilde
Coaching People To Train Their Dogs, Terry Ryan
SAFER Testing, Penny Scott-Fox/Emily Weiss
Canine Social Behavior, Ian Dunbar
Reliability Testing & Games, Ian Dunbar
Clicking with Class, Kathy Sdao
Aggression 101 – An Overview of Canine Aggression, Daphne Robert-Hamilton
Functional Assessment/Analysis: Putting the ABCs to Work in the Real World, Dr. Susan Friedman
How to Conduct an Ethological Study, Kevin Klop
Basic Behavioral Neuroanatomy, Dr. Lore Haug
Behavior Assessments for shelters, Sarah Kalnajs
Understanding Antecedent Stimuli: An examination of learning theory from the “front end”, Wendy Van Kerkhove
The Biting Dog Conference, Puppy Works
Assess-A-Pet Evaluations & Working With Problem Dogs, Sue Sternberg
Know Way, Know How, Kathy Sdao
Introduction to Neurobiology of Behavior & Learning, Part I, Lore Haug, DVM
Neurobiology of Behavior & Learning Part II, Lore Haug, DVM
Evaluating the Quadrant: Learning Theory in Practice, Ian Dunbar
Research into the Development of the Treat ‘n Train, Sophia Yin
Constructional Aggression Treatment, Kellie Snider