First, Do No Harm
778-455-1985 | Join Us On Facebook
Image Heading



 Karen is a retired nurse, and lives with her husband Norm and their NINE rescue dogs in Duncan.  She is an avid support of rescuing dogs.  She has fostered many dogs, puppies and has had some unadoptable older dogs that are SPCA dogs.  
Every year, Karen leads the Cowichan Canine team, with her dogs, in the MS Walk.

Karen graduated from the Karen Pryor Academy For Animal Training & Behavior in June 2013.


Continuing Education Record to date:



Karen Pryor ClickerExpo

Various speakers


Karen Pryor Academy For Animal Training & Behavior



The Best of Coaching People To Train Their Dogs


Dog-Dog Interactions

Sue Sternberg

From Brain to Bite

Chirag Patel BSc (Hons) CPDT-KA DipCABT


Introduction to Tracking

Kim Bialkowski

Chicken Camp 101 - Targeting and Discrimination




What's New?
What Clients Are Saying:

I enjoyed working with Bev and Laurie. The small classes and individual attention really make a big difference. There were a couple of moments in Foundations when you said "Click!" (and I did - yeah me...) at precisely the right moment for me to 'get it'. As a result, we went from Vita pulling like a fiend to polite walking in literally 2 classes. And getting the mechanics of Leave It/Take It down on my part (thank you again), helped me sort that one out in 3 or 4 sessions at home. We have, as you know, moved on to agility; Vita is having fun and is getting more confident and spirited with each class.

Colleen Hawkey

Wanting to be new dog owners, we got 16 weeks old puppy, named Pepper. Shortly after bringing Pepper home, she was attacked by much larger dog and seriously injured. After consultation with the vet, we came to understanding that Pepper maybe traumatized by the horrible experience. We soon realized this was the case, Pepper was scared of other dogs and continuously barking. We contacted Lisbeth at Cowichan canine, who came to our home and gave us one on one lessons. We found Lisbeth to be very knowledgeable , professional and patient with novice dog owners. Lisbeth invited us to the Cowichan canine facility, where we were introduced to the staff and other dog owners. Being so impressed with the dedication of the staff and variety of classes, we enrolled Pepper immediately. Whenever we have any concerns or questions, Lisbeth is always quick to respond. Pepper became much calmer dog after reactive dog classes, so I am enjoying walking with her. To Lisbeth and the stuff, Thank you for everything.

Natsuko and Gary Chaperon
Duncan, BC

See more...

©2018 Cowichan Canine Behaviour & Training Ltd. All rights reserved.
Group Classes, Private or Semi-private in-home training Lessons and confidential
Behaviour Consultations in the Cowichan Valley area, on southern Vancouver Island, servicing Chemainus, Cobble Hill, Cowichan, Cowichan Bay, Crofton, Duncan, Glenora, Ladysmith, Lake Cowichan, Malahat, Maple Bay, Mill Bay, Saltair, Saltspring Island, Shawnigan Lake, Vancouver Island and Youbou.
Palm Tree Creative