Cassie Williams

 

   

   

Bailey McConnell KPA CTP

Trainer

I have been working with animals for the entirety of my career. Starting at 15 with a worker’s permit and a boss who took a chance on me, I began as a kennel tech at a grooming and daycare facility. I loved it. My love for animals grew and eventually, I got into rescue. Being a foster parent I learned so much about force-free handling, positive reinforcement training, and the complexities of canines. Over the years I've had lots of animals spanning from fish to rabbits to insects and I have enjoyed learning from all of them immensely.

I am a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner and nothing brings me more joy than using my knowledge to help animals and their humans. I am a firm believer in L.I.M.A. (Least Intrusive Minimally Aversive) and apply those concepts to animal and human learners.  

I worked for years in animal rescue and worked as a humane society on-staff behavior professional. I am committed to furthering my education and plan to continue to span my knowledge of behavior. When I am not training my clients you can find me with my two rescue Dobermans, Piper and Baron. The dogs and I enjoy jeep rides, hiking, and being rescue Doberman ambassadors.

Friendly Support

We're here to help. Our experienced trainers guide you through every step of the process as you learn how to build a lifetime relationship with your dog based on trust and understanding. 

Quick Start Package

Would you like to know more about your dog? Would you like to prevent mistakes and create a positive training plan? Check out our Intro to Training (Virtual) class for free.

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In-Home Training

For those who prefer personalized training in the comfort of your home, we offer several options with one of our experienced behavioral trainers using only humane, science-based methods.

Modular Classes

Our classes are modular so that you can choose a location (throughout Chicagoloand) and time that best suits your schedule each week. View our calendar for upcoming sessions.