Lori Stevens (CPBC, CPDT-KA, CCFT, SAMP) will be joining the 2019 Clicker Expo faculty and is the creator of the Balance Harness®. She is an animal behavior consultant, a professional dog trainer, a canine fitness trainer, an animal massage practitioner, and a senior Tellington TTouch® Training practitioner. She continually studies the interactions among animal behavior, movement, learning, fitness, and health. She uses intimidation-free, scientific, and innovative methods, in an educational environment, to improve the health, behavior, performance, and fitness of animals. Lori's most recent of three DVDs By Tawzer Dog Videos is co-presented with Kathy Sdao and called 'The Gift of a Gray Muzzle: Active Care for Senior Dogs' -- it focuses on improving the life of our aging dogs. Lori gives workshops worldwide and has a private practice in Seattle, WA.  

Lori gets joy from helping others help their dogs, whether for competition or daily life. She enjoys hiking, training, and playing with Cassie, her Australian shepherd.

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Current and Upcoming Courses

CC430: Helping Dogs Thrive: Massage for Performance Dogs

  Course Description In this class you will learn about massaging your own dog. We will cover canine massage techniques, the muscles we are affecting with massage, musc...

December 1, 2019

CC410: Helping Dogs Thrive: Aging Dogs

In this six-week class, you’ll learn about how to keep your aging-dog’s minds and bodies active.  As dogs age they typically lose hind-end streng...

February 1, 2020

CC440: Strong Foundations: Fitness Fundamentals

In this class we'll cover "all the things" that prepare you and your dog for progressing to the next level of Canine Fitness. In the same way that foundations are important fo...

April 1, 2020

Contact information

Have a question about an upcoming course taught by Lori?  Not sure if your dog is suitable for a specific class?  We welcome you to contact instructors by email to make sure the course is suitable for you and your dog.

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Student Testimonials

FDSA is excited to welcome Lori for her first class in August 2017.