A Few Words About US!
We at www.campruffruff.com are a premier organization devoted to making your pets more attuned to your home environment in the most friendly and humane way possible. We also are one of the best options for you to keep your pet in case you and your family have to leave town. We provide homely surroundings for your pet and are totally against any sort of confinement.
I am Vinny, an animal lover since childhood and a certified behavior consultant and professional dog trainer. I started this enterprise to further my love for dogs and provide an amiable and homely atmosphere to dogs that come here. With us, you will have total peace of mind because our methods of looking after dogs and training them are friendly and we treat each dog as a part of Camp Ruff Ruff family.
Our behavioral training of dogs is done in most amiable, force free, humane and friendly manner. We constantly keep ourselves updated and educated regarding each and every development in dog training and behavior. We provide an environment just like your home and all dogs under our care and supervision are treated like a family member. Your dogs will get the required amount of mental and physical exercise as our trainers know the science behind how a dog’s brain works. Our methods are those which have been tested and upheld by dog lovers across the world since many years.
We take into account the singular challenges that you are facing and then use friendly methods to eradicate them so that a healthy relationship is born between you and your dog. Our special training methods help create a bond that is lifelong and based on trust, respect and friendship. We also teach you how you should conduct yourselves so that a sweet and solid relationship is forged. We train dogs of all ages, species and even puppies. We first gain the trust of your pet and then proceed to train them just like you train behavior to small children. To us every dog is special. We handle each dog separately because we believe different dogs have different needs. We are totally against force or confinement of any type.
Before starting the training we will evaluate your pet which will assist us in ascertaining its personality, likes/dislikes, aptitudes, social understanding and behavioral problems and patterns. Also we keep in mind your wishes and desires for your pet. Based on all these, we will recommend the best approach for training and behavior. Our training programs are full of fun, educative and stress free. We will also offer behavioral counseling for you so that you handle issues related to your dog like teaching your dog small things, jumping, chewing, play biting etc. Also our behavioral modification sessions will help you to deal with correct socialization, building confidence, aggression, anxiety and such things.
Dogs communicate through body languages to a considerable extent. Our training teaches dogs to sharpen their communication skills through body language and we will also coach you to discern their body language in an effective way. We believe basic obedience is mandatory for the perfect human-dog relationship. But we do not enforce this on them; rather we first gauge their mental and physical readiness, develop trust and communication and then start our training. We give incentives to dogs for doing a particular thing and after a considerable period, they continue doing the desired behavior without the incentives. We believe that learning is a continuous process and when you take your dog home we adjust the program which will help you and your pet to continue the relationship that we have forged further.
My Resume and Qualifications
Karen Pryor- Don’t Shoot The Dog
Jean Donaldson- The Culture Clash, Mine, Train Your Dog Like A Pro, Fight A Practical Guide To The Treatment Of Dog to Dog Aggression
Pamela Reid- Excel- Erated learning,
Patricia B. McConnel- The Other End Of The Leash, The Cautious Canine, The Puppy Primer, I’ll be Home Soon, Feisty Fido, Feeling Out Numbered, How To Be the Leader Of The Pack and have your dog love you for it,
Dr Ian Dunbar- How To Teach A New Dog Old Tricks, Dog Behavior,
Turid Rugaas- Barking the sound of a language, On Talking Terms With Dog: Calming signals, Why My Dog Pulls What Do i Do?
Karen B. London- Way To Go, Feeling Out Numbered P.B.mcconnel
Canine Behavior by Barbara Handelmann
Dogs and More Dogs – The true story of mans best friend DVD
Encyclopedia of Dog Breeds- 2nd edition D.Caroline Coile
Victoria Stillwell – all Seasons and active member on her forums
Jan Fennell – The Dog Listener
Kids and Dogs – Colleen Pelar
Successful Dog Adoption – Sue Sternberg
How Dogs Learn – Mary R. Burch and Jon S. Bailey
Plenty In Life Is Free – Kathy Sdao
Fired Up Frantic and freaked Out – Laura VanArendok Baugh
For the Love iof The Dog – patricia McConnell
Stress, Anxiety and Aggression in Dogs
Certified Professional Dog Trainer by Catch Canine Trainers Academy.
CPDT-KA CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL DOG TRAINER-Knowledge Assessed by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers
LLA – Living and Learning with Animals – Certificate of Excellence with Dr Susan Friedman – visit LLA
Level One Member Of American Treiball Association
Former 2014 thru 2016 Licensed Educator for Family Paws Parent Education, Preparing families with dogs
for life with toddlers, Preparing families with dogs for life with baby.
BAT – Behavior Adjustment Training Instructors Course – Certificate of Attendance
Canine Life and Social Skills – C.L.A.S.S qualified evaluator
Verified Certificate from The University of Edinburgh – see bottom of page…
Head trainer for book cover photo shoot. Mentioned in this book for rescues and training.
Head Trainer At a Robby and Waylon Krieger (of The Doors) concert. Robby and Waylon hanging out with Vinny Olito and James Guliani to support KENOS animal rescue. Click here for more!
Head Trainer on TV, Movie Sets and Speaking Engagements:
Article Published In Local Magazine
Speaking Engagements with James Guiliani (Dogfellas)
Educating on all levels: animal rescue, dog training & behavior, safety tips for bite prevention, life on the streets and importance of school.
Video Conference for businesses on dog bite safety and more!
Treating Dog Reactivity – Patricia McConnell
The Art and Science of Canine Behavior – Patricia McConnell
Patient Like The Chipmunks – BOB BAILEY
Dog-Dog Aggression – Patricia McConnell
The Fundamentals of Clicker Training – BOB BAILEY
Abandonment Training – Trish King
Lost In Transaction – Patricia McConnell
For The Love of A Dog – Patricia McConnell
Reading Between The Lines – Patricia McConnell
Abandonment Training – Trish King
Anxiety Different Forms, Different Solutions- Trish King
Family Paws Parent Education – Jennifer Shryock
Dogs and Storks – Jennifer Shryock
Parent Training- Jennifer Shryock
Canine Fear Aggression and Play Jean Donaldson
Improve your “I-Cue:” Learn the Science of Signals
with Kathy Sdao
Camp Reward for Aggressive Dogs
Instructor: Pam Dennison
Jean Donaldson – predation in family dogs
Pia Silvani -Classical Conditioning – Dealing With Emotional Dog
Positive Puppy Kindergarten – Suzanna Harris
How To Own And Operate a Dog Daycare Center – Robin Knepp Bennett
Adopting a Puppy Mill Dog – Everything you need to succeed
Advanced Canine Behavior – Patricia McConnell
A Trainers Guide to Teaching Reactive Rover Classes – Kim Moeller
Puppy Kindergarten with Suzanne Harris
Aggression In Dogs – Brenda Aloff
Success Through Socialization – Aimee Sadler
Language of Dogs DVD – by Sarah Kalnajs
Aggression In Dogs – Brenda Aloff
Canine Play Including its Relationship to Aggression – Dr. Karen London
Anne Lill Kvam – Turid Rugaas – Nosework Search Games
Master of Growlies – Dog -Tec – dog to dog aggression
BAT 1000 – Grisha Stewart
C.L.A.S.S Canine Life and Social Skills evaluator seminar “test”
Animal Emotions and Resource Guarding with Dr. Nancy Reyes – Certificate of Attendence
Seperation Anxiety – Nicole Wilde
Aggression From Brain to Bite – Chirag Patel
Kathy Sdoa – Cujo Meets Pavlovi
Ken Ramirez – Problem Solving
Ken Ramirez – Reinforcement Strategies
Confrontational Behavior: Modification & Training Techniques Dr. James Ha
Dissecting the Dynamics of Dog-Dog Play —- Nicole Wilde
IAABC 2009 Conference – Too Close For Comfort – Vera E Wilkinson