Certifications

Feeling stressed and worried about your pet because of their behavior? You can trust that Shaping Paws has the education and experience to bring both your pet and you relief.

Master’s degree in Behavior Analysis from University of Houston – Clear Lake.

Acquired proficiency in fundamental learning principles and their practical application for facilitating behavior change.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) – Offered by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). This professional certification required earning a master’s degree, obtaining 1,500 hours of supervised fieldwork, and the passing of a rigorous comprehensive exam.

Licensed behavior analyst (LBA) means an individual who is licensed by the Washington State Department of Health to engage in the practice of applied behavior analysis (ABA).

Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC) – Awarded by the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC). This professional certification required multiple essays and case studies related to helping people who have dogs with serious behavior problems. CDBCs are experts in understanding canine behavior and can provide guidance and support to dog owners facing various behavior challenges with their pets, including aggression.

Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC) – Awarded by the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC). This professional certification required multiple essays and case studies related to helping people who have dogs with serious behavior problems. CDBCs are experts in understanding canine behavior and can provide guidance and support to dog owners facing various behavior challenges with their pets, including aggression.

Certified Cat Behavior Consultant (CCBC) – Accredited by the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (IAABC). This esteemed certification required completing comprehensive essays and case studies focused on helping individuals dealing with severe behavior issues in their cats. CCBCs specialize in observing and analyzing feline behavior, offering invaluable assistance to cat owners navigating diverse behavioral challenges, such as aggression and anxiety in their beloved pets.