Copyright 2008 - 2013 © C. D. C. La Douce Constance.
Canine development center
LA DOUCE CONSTANCE
Diploma in progress :
Advanced Dog Behaviour Science with a specialisation in fearful and aggressive dogs  at
Companion Animal Sciences Institute. uncompleted

Seminars completed:
Between dog and wold; differences et similarities by Dr. Simon Gadbois
Between myth and reality: The state of the canine science by Dr.Simon Gadbois
Perception modification of reactive dogs by Patrice Robert
Select, train and evaluate therapy dogs by Danielle Gauthier de Varennes
Herding seminar by Jan Wesen
Aggression management, CAT protocol by  Caroline Clark
Canine psychology canine 1 by Danielle Gauthier de Varennes
Clicker training by Danielle Gauthier de Varennes
Canine reproduction, whelping and puppy intensive care, duration 2 days by Mary Savant Harris
Canine psychology 2 by Danielle Gauthier de Varennes
Canine aggression 1 by Danielle Gauthier de Varennes  
Breeding management by Danielle Gauthier by Varennes  
CPR emergency care for animals by Ambulance St-Jean
Reproduction and genetics by Dr. Marie-Chrisiten Lefrançois and Serge Bilodeau
Nutrition; raw feeding by Danielle Gauthier de Varennes
Nutrition, Does your dog eat well by Chantal Robinson

Distance Learning:
ACT, Animal care training, canine body posture by Suzanne Hetts PHD & Daniel Estep PHD
ACT, Animal care training, evaluating behavioral health, by Suzanne Hetts PHD & Daniel Estep PHD
MYM Safer, Safety Assesment for Evaluating Rehoming ASPCA
From leashes to neurons, by Karen Overall VMD, IAABC Conference 2007
Psychopharmacology, by Karen Overall VMD, IAABC Conference 2007
Calming signals by Turid Rugass
My dog pulls, what do I do by Turid Rugass
The language of Dogs by Sarah Kalnajs
The Third Way by Chris Bach
The How to Bow Wow by Virginia Broitman & Sherri Lippman
Feeling Outnumbered by Patricia McConnell
Lassie come by Patricia McConnell
Multiple Dogs by Thrih King
Clicker magic by Karen Pryor
Puppy Love, raise your dog the clicker way by Karen Pryor
Police K9 Training by Steve White
Sirius Puppy Training by Dr Ian Dunbar
Training the companion dog, walking & heeling by Dr Ian Dunbar
Training the companion dog, training & socialisation by Dr Ian Dunbar
Training the companion dog, recalls & stay by Dr Ian Dunbar
Training the companion dog, behaviour problems by Dr Ian Dunbar
Effective Lure & reward training by Dr. Ian Dunbar
Dominance in a whispering world by Jean Donaldson et Dr Ian Dunbar

Hands on experience:
Apprentice dog trainer; puppy class, basic and advanced obedience, at the Garderie Domestique
under the supervision of  Danielle Gauthier de Varennes 2006 to 2008, level 1 and 2 completed.
Numerous dog training classes from puppy classes to advanced obedience, since 1978
Agility, ring handling and herding classes since 2005
Practice of Free Style and RallyO since 2005
Providing behavioral consultations and training classes since 2008
Raising well balanced and healthy puppies since 1978


Implication:
President and co-founding member of the Berger Picard Club Canada CKC accredited breed club
Member of the Pet Professional Guild
Member of the Association of Animal Behavior Professionnals
Member of the Canadian Kennel Club
Member of the United Kennel Club
Member of Os Secours
Volunteer dog walker for the local shelter
Columnist for the canine magazines “Canis Familiaris” and "Pattes Libres"