began handling and training household, show, field and obedience trial dogs as a young child and has accumulated over 30 years of professional training experience with over 23,000 clients.
has personally lived with, cared for and trained 50 dogs of 28 different breeds from all seven AKC breed groups.
and his wife, Tiffany Terroux, authored "The Complete Family Dog©", previously titled, "Practice for Real Life©".
has been seen on Animal Planet, all major Denver television news channels, local newspapers and several national dog publications.
is recognized officially as a dog behavior expert by several city and county jurisdictions in the Denver metro area and a canine behavior consultant and evaluator for many Rocky Mountain region rescue organizations dedicated to finding lifetime homes for "second-hand" dogs.
He is an approved Canine Good Citizen evaluator for the American Kennel Club.
Ted uses moderate approaches in his
training methods that take into account the temperament of each individual dog.
recommends the use of psychology, training and controlled environments to modify behavior.
also emphasizes the importance of constructive interactions, socialization and exercise.