Julie Naismith - Chair of Programs

Chair of Programs
Canmore, Alberta
Julie runs a behaviour and training consultancy which focuses on helping dogs with fear and anxiety. Julie apprenticed with the world’s leading force-free, evidence-based trainer, Jean Donaldson. She graduated with Honors from Jean’s Academy for Dog Trainers (CTC) and is a Certified Separation Anxiety Trainer (CSAT).
She is on the Pet Professional Guild Shelter and Rescue Division Steering Committee. The Division advises shelters across North America, the UK and Australia on force-free behaviour and training practices.
Julie lives in Canmore with her husband, her recovered separation anxiety dog, Percy, Percy’s sister India, and Tex, the Lab-Weimaraner-Chow-Pitbull mix!
Board Member since 2017