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Sit Stay and Play
Animal Behavior

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Crownsville, MD 21032
United States

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People who own companion pet animals and want a better behavior through positive training.

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Jules Nye, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP Owner of Sit Stay & Play, Inc. Head Trainer & Animal Behavior Consultant Mentor Trainer for the Animal Behavior College Field Representative for Paws With A Cause Pet First Aid Instructor for the American Red Cross Professional Public Speaker & Educator Published Author & Freelance Writer Shelter Dog (and Cat) Trainer at BARCS in Baltimore Jules has over 15 years experience professionally working with animals. She started out working with reptiles, insects, fish and small animals when she was 14 years old. She began professionally training dogs in 1999, has been published in multiple magazines and web sites since 2004, such as,, the APDT Chronicle, Dogster's Good Dog Blog, Top Tips from Top Trainers, as well as a guest on several radio shows including Thursday In The Dog House (click here to listen). Jules is certified in pet first aid and CPR by the American Red Cross and is also authorized to teach Dog First Aid & CPR and Cat First Aid & CPR. Jules enjoys educating other animal professionals and the general public on animal behavior through private workshops, mentoring, and public presentations. Jules has been a Canine Good Citizen evaluator for the AKC since 2000, and earned her CPDT-KA from the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers in 2003. She has passed the Instructor's Training Course given by Donna Duford, Kathy Sdao, Dee Ganley and Dana Crevling in November 2002. She attended the winter 2004 ClickerExpo in San Diego, CA with Karen Pryor, Steve White, Kay Laurence, and Kathy Sdao. In the Fall of 2005 Jules completed a Level 2 Instructors Course with Pat Miller, and later on that year became a mentor trainer for the Animal Behavior College. She completed Levels I, II, and III Veterinary Assistant courses during 2007. And in June of 2009 became a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner. In the Fall of 2009 Jules attended the Association of Pet Dog Trainers annual conference in CA. Besides the general conference, she completed two additional specialized educational workshops: shelter dog training for adoption at the SPCA, and exotic animal training at the Oakland Zoo. During ClickerExpo 2009 and 2011, Jules had the opportunity to act as a coach for several Learning Labs helping participants train their dogs. During this opportunity Jules worked directly with such professionals as Emma Parsons, Julie Shaw, Tia Guest, Joan Orr, and Helix Fairweather. Continuing education is extremely important to Jules, and she continues to learn from other top professionals throughout her career. Jules is currently a professional member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. Jules currently owns one Bernese Mountain Dog (Koos) and two cats (Yeti and Bilana). In the summer of 2007 Jules got married and her name changed from Jules Lockwood to Jules Nye.

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