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Team Dog Connection was founded by Terri Hardison, PhD, CPDT-KA and Becky Brooks.

Terri with Tesla, (Not shown, Pony and Winkles.)

Terri has worked as a pet behavior counselor and trainer since 2000. Terri earned her PhD in social psychology from Arizona State University and has completed specialized training in learning theory, animal behavior, and behavior modification techniques. She has attended seminars, conferences, and workshops and continues to develop her professional skills on an on-going basis.  Terri is a member of the National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors (NADOI) and the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), and has recently renewed her status as a Certified Pet Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA). In addition to her main passion, teaching, she enjoys writing and has authored articles and contributed to local shelter and rescue newsletters and other online publications. She also authored a blog chronicling her trick-training adventures with her Australian Cattle Dog, Tesla.  Terri specializes in obedience and behavior training.

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