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Sylvia Currie is a certified behaviour consultant and trainer specializing in reward-based training. She provides training and behaviour consulting in the Thompson-Nicola region of British Columbia through her business, Being With Dogs (www.beingwithdogs.ca). She serves on the board of the Kamloops Cactus K9 Club which is active in organizing local recreational, competitive and educational events, and promoting positive training in the community. 

Sylvia’s academic and professional background is in education and she continues to do contract work in the post-secondary, government, and non-profit sectors; developing and facilitating learning online and supporting others to do the same. 

She is the Education Coordinator for the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, working with multi-species behaviour and training subject matter experts to develop online programs. 

Sylvia holds a BEd, MA (Applied Sciences) and is an Associate Certified Dog Behavior Consultant through IAABC, Accredited Trainer by Kay Laurence (TAKL), a Certified Behavior Adjustment Training Instructor (CBATI) and a Certified Tellington TTouch Practitioner.