Positive solutions for your animal companion's behavior, health and performance.
Lori Stevens (CPDT-KA, SAMP) is a Senior Tellington TTouch® practitioner for dogs, cats, and other animals. She uses humane, gentle, and innovative methods, in an educational environment, to improve the health, behavior, and performance of animals. She is also a Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA); a certified Small Animal (dogs and cats) Massage Practitioner (SAMP) with a specialty in rehabilitation; and is certified in Canine Massage by the National Board of Certification for Animal Acupressure & Massage . She is also a Reiki Master Practitioner.
Lori’s experience and approach are holistic and one of respect for animals as teachers. She continually studies the interactions among animal behavior, performance, learning, and health. Her continuing education includes conferences (e.g. Clicker Expo) and seminars on behavior (e.g. Dr. Susan Friedman), positive training, canine fitness, and rehabilitation techniques. She has an established companion animal practice in Seattle which offers private sessions and workshops. Lori has three DVDs produced by Tawzer Dog Videos.
Lori and her previous dog Emmy worked as a therapy dog/handler team and trained in agility. It was Emmy who led Lori to TTouch, force-free training, and Reiki. Lori adopted Cassie, an Australian Shepherd, at two years old. She has been successfully using force-free methods to help Cassie learn how to adjust to new situations.
Lori helps dogs and cats with the following conditions:
- Hindquarter weakness and lameness
- Pain from injury or surgery
- Muscle atrophy or spasms
- Balance and mobility challenges
- And more...
Lori also helps with behavior issues, such as:
- Touch sensitivities
- Leash pulling
- And more...
Services include Tellington TTouch, Rehabilitation Massage, Reiki, and Force-free Training techniques, used in combination and by themselves. These services can:
- Ease pain and discomfort
- Restore and maintain mobility
- Improve performance and fitness
- Solve behavior issues
- Improve leash walking skills
Contact Lori for more information or to book an appointment.