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Our Team

At The Cooperative Canine, we know that your dog is an important member of your family.

We treat every dog with respect, using positive reinforcement whenever we communicate.

Our coaching style equips dog owners with science-based, force-free training methods. With these helpful tools, we know you’ll be able to meet your training goals! Let us join you on your training journey!

Telani Lasoleille, MS, CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA, UW-AAB, FDM

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I became passionate about dog training in 2001 as an owner of a dog-reactive dog. I was searching for a mentor to help me

and my dog build a better relationship with each other, and the world around us. My mentor walked me through the science behind dog training, and together, we overcame the fear-based reactivity in my own dog. I was inspired by the positive reinforcement techniques I had learned and wanted to give others the gift of effective, force-free dog training. 

I am a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant, as well as a member of the Pet Professional Guild (member number 48310054.) I’m always learning more about science-based training techniques at conferences and seminars around the country. I hold a certificate in applied animal behavior through the University of Washington. I am also an AKC CGC and Trick Dog Evaluator.

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Ginny Carlson

I am a Fear Free Certified, NAPPS certified and Red Cross certified Pet Sitter. I love furthering my education on what makes pets tick, and how to have better relationships with them. I love to turn your vacations into fun vacations for your pets. I fall in love with all of my clients' pets.

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Our partner, Scott Fields, owner of TrustyPaw

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My love for dogs is a defining feature of who I am. With deep compassion, I help your pet companion become a calmer and more cooperative on the other end of the leash without prongs or choke collars. I'm Fear Free and PetTech CPR/First Aid certified. I am devoted to providing a safe, fun-filled experience for your companion every day. 

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What People Are Saying

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Brent Upchurch - Jan 28, 2020
"We just has a visit from Mrs. Telani, she was incredible and very sweet. It was a pleasure to meet her I am so thankful for her kindness and her advice! We look forward to a follow up visit. Lowla promises she will work hard on all the lessons we need to learn. Thank you so much! Tired pup after her training visit."

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