Lisa Large, CDBC, CPDT-KA, SDC •  •  •



Lisa Large specializes in working with Fear and Anxiety Based Behaviours, Dog to Dog Aggression, Resource Guarding, Moderate Assertive Aggression and Separation Anxiety.  Lisa is a Certified Canine Behaviour Trainer and a Certified Service Dog Coach with over 10 years of experience providing private behaviour training as well as teaching Group Obedience classes of all levels from Puppy Kindergarten to Competitive Obedience.  In addition to her many Obedience Training accomplishments, Lisa also has extensive experience in education course development for Doggy Daycare Attendants, Dog Walkers and Veterinarian Technicians.

Lisa has taught free bite prevention technique courses for children as well as adult programs designed for individuals who work within the animal rescue field.  Lisa has worked closely with several rescues operating in the Dominican Republic by educating staff, assisting with rehabilitation and adoption along with educating community members on developing humane relationships with street dogs.


  • Certified Dog Behaviour Consultant through the IAABC (International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants)
  • Certified Trainer through the CCPDT (Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers) – Knowledge Assessed
  • Certified Service Dog Coach through Cooperative Paws Service Dog Education
  • Certified Canine Obedience Training with the Animal Behaviour College- Graduated with Honours
  • Mentor Trainer for Animal Behaviour College
  • Studied at The Canine Academy, focusing on behaviour modification
  • Mentored under a local Animal Behaviourist for one year through The Canine Academy, emphasis on dogs presenting fearful behaviours
  • Group Obedience Instructor
  • 10 years of Board and Train experience
  • Instructor of Canine Foundations’ Canine Behaviour 101- Reading Canine Body Language
  • Instructor of Canine Foundations’ Canine Behaviour 105- Canine Temperament Assessment
  • Instructor of Canine Foundations’ Dog to Dog Aggression
  • Assistant instructor of Air Canada’s Live Animal Handling course
  • 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
  • Canine Self Defense
  • Canine Emergency First Aid Certified
  • Developer and consultant of staff training programs for Doggy Daycare and Dog Walking Professionals
  • Developer of “Dog Etiquette Course” specifically designed for Condo living
  • Developer of “Bite Prevention Course” for pet professionals