Allison Cunnian, CPDT-KA  •  •  •

Allison Cunnian specializes in working with Fear Based Aggression, Resource Guarding, Anxiety Disorders and Dog to Dog Aggression, with over 10 years of experience in the animal field.  In addition to previously running her own dog boarding and daycare facility, Allison is an accomplished Veterinary Technician, with over 6 years of experience as the head Veterinary Technician in an active clinic.

Allison has been a lead instructor for Canine Foundation’s continuing education courses including; Canine First Aid, Canine Attendant Training, Canine Temperament Assessment and Dog to Dog aggression.  Allison is the Lead Instructor for Canine Foundations’ Group Obedience classes and has been providing Obedience Camp services for Canine Foundations’ clients with mild aggression issues for the past 3 years.


  • Veterinarian Technician Diploma with over 7 years of in-clinic experience
  • Apprenticed under Julie Speyer, Owner and Head Behaviour Consultant of Canine Foundations for 4 years
  • Certified Trainer through the CCPDT (Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers) – Knowledge Assessed
  • Canine Behaviour Consultant specializing in Dog to Dog Aggression
  • Canine Behaviour Consultant specializing in Stranger Fear Aggression
  • Canine Behaviour Consultant specializing in Separation Anxiety
  • Instructor of Canine Foundations’ Canine First Aid course
  • Assistant instructor of Air Canada’s Live Animal Handling course
  • Group Obedience Instructor
  • Assistant Instructor of Canine Foundations’ Canine Self Defense course
  • Assistant Instructor of Canine Foundations’ Dog to Dog Aggression course
  • Canine play therapy facilitator for Canine Foundations
  • Office Manager for Canine Foundations
  • Completion of the following Georgian College continuing education courses;
    • Canine Behaviour 101 – Reading Canine Body Language
    • Canine Behaviour 102 – Separation Anxiety
    • Canine Behaviour 103 – Resource Guarding
    • Canine Behaviour 104 – Territorial Guarding
    • Canine Behaviour 105 – Canine Temperament Assessment
    • Dog to Dog Aggression
    • Canine Self Defense
  • Dog boarding and kennel owner and manager
  • Behavioural and Nutritional Consulting
  • Foster parent for dogs who suffer from severe behavioural issues such as; Aggression, Separation Anxiety and Fears and Phobias
  • Volunteer for Georgian Triangle Humane Society Last Chance K9 Rescue, Southern Ontario Animal Rescue and Ontario SPCA.