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Janet Velenovsky, CPDTKA, CDBC, KPA CTP, ACCBC
Animal Behavior Consultant

"A man is truly ethical only when he obeys the compulsion to help all life which he is able to assist, and shrinks from injuring anything that lives."  ~ Albert Schweitzer


Janet teaches a variety of subjects around the Richmond area. 

New classes are starting now at Siriusly Canine in the Bon Air neighborhood of Richmond. For more information, contact Deborah at SC - 

Janet coordinated the first East Coast Chicken Camps at the Richmond in July 2010 and June 2011. Terry Ryan was on hand to lead three camps -- two at the beginning (101) level, and one 200-level course - as well as several one day sessions. We're talking about bringing Terry back for a new set of camps in 2014...

Available Seminar Topics

Janet offers seminars or classes on a number of topics for your club, training center, or organization, including (but not limited to):
"Being Safe Around Dogs" (especially, but not exclusively, designed for kids)
"The Expanding Roles of Therapy Animals"
"Here, Kitty, Kitty!" Developing Enrichment & Training Strategies for 'Man's Other Best Friends'
"Make It Easy on Yourself! Using Tools to Manage Behavior Change"
"Want Improvement? Stop Wishing and Let's Make a Plan!"
"Training versus Management: Best practices for using both"
Miscellaneous: Clicker Training, How Dogs Learn, Canine and Feline Body Language

Scheduled Appearances

January 18, 2014: Intro to Nosework at Bon-Clyde Training Center, Sanford, NC

January 19, 2014: Intro to Odor at Bon-Clyde Training Center, Sanford, NC