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Michelle Dart And Yo Armendariz

Empowered Dog is an international organization committed to creating canine connection through education and events by bringing the positive reinforcement community together with the unified vision of giving dogs a voice. We host a variety of events to help coach dog trainers to up level their skills and businesses all around the world.

Michelle Dart IMDT APDT ABTC is dedicated to building a better future for dogs and their owners all over the world. Her goal is to set puppies up for the best start by helping owners to better understand their canine companions and develop a deep bond built on trust. She particularly enjoys teaching tricks and helper dog tasks as well as coming up with creative training challenges that are immensely fun to take part in and help dogs and their owners forge skills that will last a lifetime.

Her skills in developing fun, creative and effective training solutions will be an asset to Empowered Dog. 

Yo Armendariz KPA CTP, CBATI is on a mission to make training effective and enjoyable for dogs, their handlers, and for dog trainers all across the world. This means optimizing positive reinforcement techniques across globe. Yo breaks down complex skills into bite-sized, accessible pieces, and develops practical techniques that leave her students with a sense of achievement and success.  

 Yo is fascinated by the behavior and learning, and very passionate about bringing forward-looking, science-based solutions to the Dog Training World. She brings her knowledge of business, training, motivation and content creation to Empowered Dog. She has a special place in her heart for doodles- specifically Aussiedoodles.