Amber's Profile and Professional Experience

Professional certified dog trainer and behaviour specialist, presenter and education with extensive experience in canine handling, training and behaviour modification.

Certified Dog Trainer and Behaviour Specialist

  • Amber Cottle Canine Training Center - April 2003- present

Academy Training Instructor

  • International Academy of Canine Training - December 2004 - present

Founder and Owner Fido Freedom Mobile Dog Adventures

  • June 2007 - April 2014

Executive Director Delta Humane Society

  • August 2004- October 2006



Level 1 and 2 Professional Dog Training Certification Course,2003-2005

Northwest Canine Training Academy

North Vancouver, BC

Level 3 Professional Dog Trainer Certification Course, 2005

Brunton Canine Training Services

Ottawa, Ont

Canine Behaviour Problems, 2004

The Dog and Its Mind, 2006

Today's Dog as a Member of Human Society, 2007

Professional Animal Behaviour Associates

University of Guelph, Ont

Canine Aggression, Causes and Management, 2007

Patricia McConnell, Phd

Richmond, BC

2 Day Symposium, 2009, 2010

Professional Animal Behaviour Associates

University of Guelph, Ont


Media and Presentations

  • Adopt-A-Pet Delta Cable Channel 4, Training segments for DCAS cable program

  • Canine Safe Handling and Bite Prevention Training - DCAS Shelter Staff, Delta Bylaw Officers, Beach Grove Elementary School, Devon Gardens Elementary School

  • Reading Dog Body Language for Aggression Training - DCAS Shelter Staff,  Pet Project Foundation,Dana Point CA, Rancho Coast Humane Society, Encinitas CA, Hassayampa Canine Resort and Spa, Prescott, AZ

  • Dog Park Safety Seminars - The Dog Ranch Daycare, Laguna Beach, CA, Canine Behaviour Training Center, Delta, BC, 

  • Common Behaviour Problems Seminar - Canine Behaviour Training Center, Delta, BC, Hassayampa Canine Resort and Spa, Prescott, AZ

Small Terrier

Volunteer Experience

Canine Temperament Assessments and Rehabilitation

Delta Community Animal Shelter

January 2007 - present

Director of Canine Rehabilitation and Training

Delta Humane Society Board of Directors August 2004 - October 2006

Regional Director, Dog Trainer

BCSPCA Delta and Richmond, BC

January 2004- June 2004

Community Advisory Committee, Dog Trainer

June 2003 - January 2004


Professional Referrals


Dr. Bettina Gemeinhardt
DVM, Tsawwassen Animal Hospital


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