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Curriculum Consulting
Why Design Or Improve A Class With Us?

Because your dog training class will be the most effective, most interesting class around. Your clients will train their dogs better and enjoy themselves more. As a result, you’ll see less fall-out, and more repeat business and word-of-mouth referrals.

Apply human learning theory to course design and classroom instruction
Go beyond the way it’s always been done
Boost client compliance and success
Enjoy your work more—teach in a calm, organized classroom
Learn to repeat the design process yourself

The Consulting Process

The Packages

Existing Curriculum
Improve existing curriculum or solve classroom management problem
3-hour package: $345

New Curriculum
Design a new curriculum
5-hour package: $550

The Consultants

Veronica Boutelle
Veronica Boutelle, MA Ed., CTC, and former Director of Behavior & Training at the San Francisco SPCA, holds a Master’s degree in education. Before teaching dog trainers how to design new and better classes she taught classroom management and course design to graduate students.


Gina Phairas
Gina Phairas, BSc Comms, CTC, is a former San Francisco SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers instructor and a trainer with extensive experience in the dog service industry.

Gina has taught hundreds of public dog training classes, has designed many class curriculums, and has instructed students in course design and classroom management at the Academy.

  • Veronica is brilliant at curriculum design and development. Her expertise in education and canine behavior helped me create classes that not only have met the students’ needs but also have met my company’s mission.”
    Ruth McDaniel, Building A Relationship with Canine Companions
  • I’ve used what I learned about curriculum design and teaching from dogtec for my private training, group lectures and classes, and in my work with dogs. I highly recommend working with dogtec whether you work with humans or canines. It’ll be worth it.”
    Lisa Clifton-Bumpass, APDT Trainer of the Year, 2005