The Lady of the Pack – Kimberly Artley

Kimberly Artley

Kimberly Artley is the Founder of PACKFIT, Author of the celebrated book, My Dog, My Buddha”, and has been described as the “Mary Poppins” of dog training. Her background of nutrition, human psychology and behavior, and life coaching paired with canine psychology, behavior and training blends seamlessly together to offer the most effective approach and results for a wide spectrum of canine challenges.

A lifelong “animal lover”, it was her trials, challenges and experiences with her own dogs and those in rescue efforts that initiated a shift in her mindset. “Loving” animals is one thing; but understanding them is quite another.

Rescue brought about an awareness that was, and still is, difficult to swallow. Thousands of dogs entering the shelter environment at no fault of their own…and never leaving. Misjudged, misinterpreted and misunderstood behaviors. Mislabeled characteristics. Life changes for their humans. Unsupervised interactions with children. Dogs who’d reached their golden years and who may have started incurring medical costs. Puppies who grew into dogs, the novelty wearing off. Dogs not getting the appropriate amount of exercise or any of their other needs met on a daily basis; inevitably resulting in frustration, stress, and a host of challenging behaviors…

We exist to equip both ends of the leash with all they need to know so they can experience an exceptional life alongside one another.

PACKFIT began and has evolved as a heart-based and purpose-driven mission to create awareness, educate, equip, empower, address and prevent.

Relief and quality of life starts here.

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Lesson #77: The importance of following through.

Whether we're creating a boundary, giving a cue or command, setting a parameter, or reinforcing a rule, "following through" is a crucial and necessary component to our success and effectiveness in our relations with our dogs. Following through blends direction and...

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