My Education

Biography - Teresa Tuttle, IAABC-ADT, APDT, AKC-CGC, PPG

Teresa Tuttle is certified with the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants as an Accredited Dog Trainer, she is also a member of The Association of Professional Dog Trainers, a certified evaluator for the American Kennel Club, as well as a member of the Pet Professional Guild and the owner of Dogs ‘N Action in Odessa, Texas.

Teresa has 23 years of experience with many accreditations. 


Private one on one Sessions:                                                              $100 per hour

Bundle of Private Lessons:                                                                  $400 for 5 Lessons*

Virtual Session:                                                                                          $75 per hour

Six Week Group Lessons:                                                                     $165 for the 6 week session ($27.50 per class)

Private lessons can be in your home, our training center or a pet friendly space, depending on your dogs needs.

*Bundled Lessons must be paid in advance.

Virtual Sessions are perfect for those who are too far from our training facility or those with dogs who are very fearful of new people or environments. 

Group Lessons are for you and your dog in a group setting with 5 other dog/handler teams.

I do not offer Board & Train. We prefer to work with you and your dog for long lasting best results.

The Aggression in Dogs Conference 2021

Certified October 24th, 2021

Association of Professional Dog Trainer


These shared standards provide a framework of principles, professionalism, skills and values in positive reinforcement-based training. As members/certificants, everyone will undertake the following as a condition of membership/certification:

• To understand and promote Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA) training and behavior work

• To continue professional development by reading relevant material; attending conferences, workshops and seminars; and pursuing other educational opportunities

• To review and understand source material and academic texts for information

• To abstain from representing training and behavioral information as scientific, unless the information is derived from peer-reviewed and published research

• To refrain from offering guarantees regarding the outcome of training and behavior work

• To always maintain professionalism through:

• Providing services honestly

• Treating animals and clients respectfully

• Valuing and preserving the privacy of clients

• Maintaining professionalism with colleagues and other professionals.

The Standards of Practice is effective immediately for members of the IAABC and APDT and goes into effect January 1st, 2019, for certificants of the CCPDT.As a member of APDT I am held to the following standards:

Informed by Science

Guided by Empa​thy

Governed by Ethics