Hi! I'm John,
As Founder and Principal of Dog-Skool , John Yochum is a nationally certified dog trainer with the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers. He brings over 20 years of experience working with all breeds and temperaments of dogs. Prior to founding Dog-Skool, John was Head Trainer for Jonathan Klein's award winning "I Said Sit!" School for Dogs. He has also trained under master K9 trainer and best selling author Andy Falco Jimenez of Falco K9 Academy . In Addition, John has also worked for expert K9 trainer Dan Tambourine of Crossroads Pet Resort.
During John's career, he has had the opportunity to have worked in veterinary clinics , boarding kennels, shelters and cage free doggy day care. He has worked with hundreds of dogs with all different personalities and temperaments. From shy, nervous, scared, separation anxiety, aggression, under socialized to over socialized. Like people, no two dogs are the same. A method that works for one dog may not work for another. A great trainer is knowledgeable about animal learning theory and is creative and flexible with problem solving.
Bachelor of Science Degree (BSc.),
California Polytechnic University. www.cpp.edu
Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA): Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers. www.ccpdt.org.
American Kennel Club www.akc.org
approved Instructor & Evaluator.
Association of Pet Dog Trainers.
C.L.A.S.S Instructor. www.apdt.org.
Certified K9 CPR / First Aid:
National Association of Canine Scent Work. www.nacsw.net
Association of Professional Dog Trainers. www.apdt.com