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Dog & Cat Psychology

Animal Expressions is about “Animal Expressions”! Dogs and Cats and Cats and Dogs are precious living beings.  We look at breed characteristics (herding, working, sporting, companion, mixed breed, etc.) and focus on physical abilities as energy level and size as well as individual personalities including individual motivations and interests. 

 Lori founded Animal Expressions in 2000.  She has a Master’s in Psychobiology or animal behavior is certified as a cat and dog behaviorist by International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC).  She bases her practice and recommendations on the Scientific Learning Theory for Animals and Humans using scientifically proven, gentle and positive reinforcement methods with dogs and cats in training manners and obedience, and in working with behavioral problems.  Manners and obedience training include, but is not limited to, sitting politely for greetings, soft mouth, leave it, sit, down, stay, leash walking and come. Behavioral consultations include, but are not limited to, separation anxiety, fears/phobias, and aggression problems, as well as, guidance for introducing new pets and babies to a family. 

Lori tailors training and behavior modification to the individual dog and cat while considering their human family’s’ lifestyle, interests and abilities.  She uses positive reinforcement and desensitization and counterconditioning techniques to promote positive animal-human bonds making training fun!

Lori specializes in dog and cat aggression and phobias, separation anxiety, elimination problems and obedience training and is AKC certified as a Canine Good Citizen evaluator.

Please visit or call to learn more!

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​Behavior Consultations

We are dedicated to building a strong bond with you and your companion dogs and cats using positive reinforcement techniques based on the scientific learning theory, making training fun!

Obedience Training


Therapy Animal Training

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