M. Shirley Chong has been training dogs since 1982 and started using clicker training in 1992. Clicker training is based on the principles of operant conditioning and uses positive reinforcement to help the dog learn behaviors. Read how people feel about Shirley's training methods on the new Testimonials page.
Shirley also specializes in analyzing dog behavior and correcting problem behaviors, using customized approaches based on the specific dog. She has owned German Shepherds, Belgian Tervuren, Belgian Sheepdogs and Borzoi. She currently shares her home with a Belgian Tervuren, a Belgian Sheepdog, and three cats; oh, and one husband (a rescue). She has rescued and re-homed over 60 dogs of many breeds.
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