Kirsten Bailey is the owner of The Calm Dog, a dog training and behavior consulting business located in Lincoln, California. She is passionate about helping owners and their dogs to achieve and surpass whatever their goals are. Whether you are a pet dog owner looking for an obedient companion you can take most everywhere to a dog owner looking to compete in a dog sport, Kirsten can help you!
Kirsten grew up on the Peninsula in the Bay Area and has been around dogs her entire life. She has a deep understanding of canine behavior and is skilled in a variety of training methods, including positive reinforcement, force-free training, and balanced training.
Kirsten is also a former international equestrian competitor and trainer. After receiving US Dressage Federation Gold Medal, she was long-listed for the U.S. Olympic Team in 2006 and 2007. This experience has given her a unique understanding of the importance of trust and communication between animals and their handlers.
Kirsten is committed to helping dogs and their owners reach their full potential. She believes that all dogs can learn and that every dog deserves a loving and happy home.
What dog owners might want to know about Kirsten:
- Kirsten is a certified professional member of the International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP).
- She has over 20 years of experience working with dogs of all breeds and ages.
- While Kirsten uses all 4 quadrants of the training model, she is passionate about using positive reinforcement and layering methods to train dogs.
- She believes that all dogs can learn and that every dog deserves a loving and happy home.