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Teoti Anderson, CPDT-KA

Teoti Anderson, CPDT
Teoti Anderson, CPDT

Teoti Anderson, Certified Professional Dog Trainer and owner of Pawsitive Results, LLC in Lexington, South Carolina, has been a professional dog trainer for more than 16 years. Teoti is the author of Your Outta Control Puppy, Super Simple Guide to Housetraining, (Terra Nova) Puppy Care and Training and Quick and Easy Crate Training, winner of the Dog Writers Association of America’s Maxwell Medallion. She is a contributing author to Christmas Dogs: A Literary Companion and The Dog Trainer's Resource: An APDT Chronicle of the Dog Collectionand The Dog Trainer's Resource 2. She is also a columnist for Modern Dog magazine.

Teoti served on the Board of Directors of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) for six years, serving as President from 2004-2006. She's been quoted in Dog Fancy magazine, The New York Times, Whole Dog Journal, Puppies USA and other national publications. She is a frequent public speaker at conferences and civic and humane organization meetings across the country, sharing information on training, dog behavior, bite prevention, and volunteering with animals in healthcare facilities. Teoti is also a founding member of the Carolinas Trainers Forum, a networking group of dog trainers in North and South Carolina. She assists local and national dog rescue groups with behavioral and training consultations.

A licensed Delta Society Pet Partner, Teoti visits healthcare patients with her two dogs, Logan the Labrador and Finian the Papillon. The Delta Society trains and registers human-animal teams across the nation in animal assisted therapy (AAT) and animal assisted activities (AAA), teaching them to safely and effectively work with patients in a variety of facilities. In 2000, she earned the national Delta Society Beyond Limits Animal Therapy Team of the Year award with her team of Cody, a three-legged Labrador Retriever, and tabby cat Sebastian. Teoti also serves as a Delta Society Instructor and Evaluator, and is Co-Chair of the National Team Evaluator Advisory Council. Teoti is the founding member of Prescription Paws, a Delta Society® Pet Partner® affiliate group.


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