Sharon Elber - Professional Dog Trainer

Sharon Elber

Certification: Bachelors degree in Mathematics, Masters in Science and Technology, Professional Dog Training Accreditation.

Education: Bachelors degree in Mathematics, Masters in Science and Technology at Virginia Tech.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sharon Elber - Professional Dog Trainer, BA Mathematics, MA Science and Technology

Highlights

Sharon has been a dog lover her entire life and has spent much of the last 20 years developing her expertise working with her own dogs Tango Bango and Fuzzy Beans. She has also worked as a professional dog trainer (she prefers to think of it as training people to communicate with their dogs effectively), as an assistant manager at a doggy daycare facility, and assistant trainer on a Flyball team.

Sharon received her M.S. in Science and Technology Studies from Virginia Tech in 2008. Her academic background enables her to weed through the latest research to provide up-to-date and accurate analysis of the latest in pet health, behaviour, training and products.

Sharon advocates the use of positive reinforcement techniques, such as clicker training, to help dogs learn appropriate behaviour and build their confidence. She also believes in providing strong leadership to our canine companions by setting firm boundaries and learning to enforce them consistently and humanely.

Experience

Sharon has been a part of the Gentle Dog Trainers team since 2019.

She uses her skills, learnt through being a professional dog trainer, assistant manager at a doggy daycare facility, and assistant trainer on a Flyball team, to provide engaging and factual content that our readers love.

Education

Sharon completed her Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics. In 2003 she attended the graduate program in Science and Technology Studies at Virginia Tech and in 2008 attained her Masters degree in Science and Technology Studies.


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