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NAOMI L. SMITH
CPDT-KA

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Owner/Trainer

Naomi is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed, through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT) with 10 years of experience and experiences including:

  •  Professional member of The Pet Professional Guild (PPG).

  • AAS in Business Administration from Columbia-Greene Community College in Hudson, NY

  • BA in Psychology, with a minor in Biology from the University of Southern Maine.

  • Volunteering with local animal shelters and rescue organizations as a dog walker, transporter, and foster

  • Managed doggie playgroups at York Bark & Play

  • Interned with the Behavior and Training Department at the NHSPCA. Later, joining the team as a dog trainer offering group classes and training and behavior consultations.

Naomi's passion for living and working with animals started in childhood. She grew up around dogs, cats, and horses. As an adult she followed that passion into a career working at horse farms. 

Naomi believes that training should be enjoyable for do and owner alike. She feels that reward-based training not only enables dog owners to effectively change behavior, but also strengthens the bond they share with their canine companions. She stays up to date on the latest canine learning and behavior research and dog training best practices by regularly participating in continuing education, including attending conferences, workshops, lectures, and attending training classes with her own dogs. 

Naomi currently offers privae training sessions in South Berwick, ME and the greater Seacoast area. She teaches group classes at: 

  • Fit N Trim in Rowley, MA

  • No Monkey Business in Concord, NH

 

Arrangements may be made for private training sessions on a case-by-case basis by Contacting Naomi through and of the methods provided in this website. 

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