The Gibsons Dogrunner

Behaviour consulting
Manners & basic skills
Private puppy sessions
Separation anxiety

Krisztina Harasztosi holds two 3rd party board certification from IAABC:Certified Dog Behavior Consultant-CDBC and Accredited Dog Trainer -ADT-IAABC, also has a Master Science degree MSc. of Logistics Engineering.

She is committed to provide professional, science-based, fear and force free training and consultation with focus on dog-owner communication skills, welfare, behavior analysis, and functional reinforcers with over a decade of training and a lifetime of pet and wild animal handling experience.

Her approach to dog training goes beyond traditional methods. She focuses on empowering dogs, giving them the chance for choices and encouraging them to think. She also uses errorless training methods (setting the dog to success ) and intelligent disobedience methods.

Having completed the vigorous Master course in Aggressive Dog Training by Michael Shikashio, she specializes in handling, managing and training aggressive and reactive dogs, backed by more than 6 years of practical experience in this area.

She is a Certified Fear Free Animal Trainer, a Certified Instructor in the aversive-free Predation Substitute Training (PST-CI), accredited by Simon Muller and a Certified Instructor (CBATI-KA) in
Behavior Adjustment Training (B.A.T.) accredited by the Grisha Stewart Academy.

She holds two diplomas, one is Certified Dog Obedience Trainer (positive methods only) by Ashworth College, and the other is Certified Canine Behavior Specialist by the International College of Canine Studies.

She provides services in Gibsons, BC during the week. For added convenience, home visit is available during weekends anywhere on the Sunshine Coast, BC, and online consultation/training across Canada in English and in Hungary in Hungarian, too

List of services 

  • Behavior consultation
  • Puppy Foundation and Manners
  • Anxiety and Fear
  • Aggression and Guarding
  • Prey Drive, Chasing and Recall
  • Reactivity & Excitability
  • Conditioned Relaxation
  • Wildlife Avoidance Training
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Loose Leash Walking
  • Adolescent Dog Issues
  • Online Training

Area of service: Gibsons and surrounding areas