Brenda’s area of specialization is problem behaviour in canines. A large percentage of her practice consists of dogs that are referred when traditional training techniques have been exhausted or failed.
A high percentage of clientele consists of dogs with aggression problems.
Brenda did several years of rescue work, rehabilitating dogs out of shelters and was active in Fox Terrier Rescue as well as mixed- breed rescue.
Besides in home consultation, Brenda’s “Heaven On Arf Behaviour & Training Center” offers group lessons for Puppy Socialization, Basic Obedience through Advanced Obedience for pets, Competition Classes, Re-socialization (dogs with aggression issues group class) Field and Tracking classes, Back Packing, and Agility classes. The center is also used to provide private lessons for pet or competition training and Behaviour Consultations that do not need to take place In Home.
Ms. Aloff has written several manuscripts on dog training and behaviour, articles for magazines, participated in local and national radio programs (including WGN of Chicago – Steve Dale), produced a canine television program and currently serves as a consultant in canine behaviour for local media sources.
She is a member of NADOI (National Association of Dog ObedienceInstructors and the IAABC (International Association of Animal Behavior Counselors). Ms. Aloff does clinics for dog trainers and pet owners.
Ms. Aloff has cross-trained species. Currently she is competing with her Morgan gelding in dressage. She is also a shepherd and keeps sheep, and does herding; as well as having some experience with bird training.