Georgina Bradley is a board certified professional dog trainer – KA # 2112796, by the Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers. She is the backbone of DogStars and is both the owner and head trainer. Bringing her 30+ years of animal experience and passion to everything she does.
The Road to Success
Georgina began her career with animals as a professional animal health technician, working in the field for over 20 years. In 1995, she began looking for a way to work with pets and their owners outside of the vet’s office, and discovered her love of animal training. She attended a PCTIA accredited school in 2000 and began her career as a certified dog trainer. In 1995 she began working with training animals in film, working on projects such as – Homeward Bound 2, 101 Dalmatians, I Robot, Cats and Dogs Part 2, Willard, and many other projects like commercials, short films and live events such as the 2010 Winter Olympics held here in Vancouver, BC.
Georgina is a professional member of CAPPDT (Canadian Association of Professional Pet Dog Trainers) and the APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers). She gives back to her field by teaching the next generation of professional dog trainers. With DogStars Become a Professional Trainer Workshops – Online and in person .
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Over time, Georgina developed her own approach to training, focusing on communication, building trust and confidence thus understanding the requests. Her philosophy translated into DogStars in 2000. She is a member of the Film Industry Animal Trainers Union, Local 155 and began her work in film and television that same year. Since then, Georgina’s been sharing her positive approach and enthusiasm with all of her clients, from pet owners to big budget movie producers.
Owning and operating a successful training business was not enough for Georgina. In 1998, working with the Vancouver Police Department K-9 unit, as a quarry. She helped the department with development of their service dogs in training, assisting the unit teach their dogs how to track and apprehend criminals. Her contribution to Vancouver continued to grow and Georgina began volunteering with BC Pets and Friends Therapy dog program in 2000.
DogStars On Top
Georgina Bradley was nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year in 2005, and rightly so. Her original vision of sharing her training knowledge has reshaped itself time and time again, from training animals, to creating a training academy for four legged and two legged friends, and from training on set for films and television, to creating her very own DogStars Talent Agency. With her imagination and determination, one can only guess what the next step will be.