Claudia Barbuto, B.S., CPDT-KA, KPA-CTP

Claudia Barbuto is the owner and Director of Training at Naturally Pawsitive LLC, offering both group classes and customized, in-home training using positive, force-free dog training and behavior modification methods. Claudia has years of experience training hundreds of dogs in the Central Connecticut area. Naturally Pawsitive LLC is both veterinarian and veterinarian behaviorist recommended.

Claudia's accreditations include:
- Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner (KPA-CTP)
- Certified Professional Dog Trainer Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA)
- American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Evaluator (AKC CGC)
- American Kennel Club Trick Dog Evaluator

Claudia is a graduate, with distinction, from Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training & Behavior and is a certified dog trainer through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers. Claudia's approach is based on positive training methods that are designed to help dog owners and their families solve behavioral problems and achieve training goals in a force-free, humane, and effective manner. Using event marking and positive reinforcement, you will see your dog exhibit accelerated, enthusiastic learning and retain that learning for years to come.

Claudia is active in the community visiting eldercare facilities with her certified therapy dog as well as volunteering with numerous local rescue groups.

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