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Serious Dog nerds welcome here!

You can level up your training skills and compete successfully using +R methods. Wonderpups Training is more than a conversation corner. We geek out on dog training, competition, and skill building. We also help cultivate some of the best dog trainers in the world.  

Basically, I help serious dog nerds become better trainers.

I teach people and dogs, both online and at live events, including the popular results-oriented program ZERO to CD. I’m also the host of an engaging podcast called Drinking From The Toilet. Everything I do is based on and backed by Applied Behavioral Science. Because Science!

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I’ve been training dogs and teaching people for over 12 years. I am a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT) and a graduate of the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior where I now serve on the faculty.

My background is in Biology with a bachelor’s from NC State, and a master’s from UNC-Chapel Hill. I am committed to continuing education and regularly attend behavior conferences and training seminars to bring the most up-to-date information to my clients.

 

More about Hannah

Podcast #35: Retrieving for All Occasions with Elsa Blomster and Lena Gunnarson
Podcast #34: Structure and Choice with Leslie McDevitt
Podcast #33: Better, Faster, Stronger… Fluency!
Podcast #32: Training Word of the Day: Latency

We had an awesome two days with Hannah Branigan at her “Dial Up Your Performance” workshop. It is one of the most fun workshops I’ve been a part of and I’ve been to a bunch.

Not being into competitive obedience and just auditing I wasn’t sure how much I’d take away, but I’m still using many of the things I learned and can’t wait for her to come back so I can take part again.

Brad Waggoner, Cold Nose College

I’ve had the great fortune to take both online classes and an in-person workshop with Hannah to learn Competition Obedience skills. She does a great job of breaking down complex chains to build strong behaviors.

What I love most, however, is her R+ approach to both 2 and 4 legged students. Positive training has become the standard for dogs, but not always for humans, and I appreciate Hannah’s ability to help us move forward and always feel good about our work.

— Molly Bredenberg

Hannah explains the most complex training concepts with amazing clarity. She takes a concept, breaks down the steps to teach it and then presents it to her students. Her creativity makes learning fun and understandable, resulting in success for the dog and the handler.

— Rachel Blackmer