Dog Behaviorist Will Bangura, M.S., CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, FFCP

Online Dog Behavior Consultations with Will Bangura M.S., СВСС-КА, CPDT-KA, FFCP

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  Will Bangura, M.S., CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, FFCP


AGGRESSIVE DOG AND FEARFUL DOG EXPERT

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 Will Bangura, M.S., CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, FFCP

1 of less than 433 Individuals in the World to Have Obtained and Hold Dual International  Behavior Consultant Certifications and Certified Professional Dog Trainer Certification, from the Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT)

The CCPDT is The ONLY Independent Certifying Body For Professional Behavior Consultants and Professional Dog Trainers.   

 Certified Dog Behavior Consultant 

Mr. Bangura is an Internationally Renowned Expert who Specializes in Providing Science-Based and Evidence-Based Behavior Consultations, Behavior Modification, and Positive Training Solutions for the Most Difficult Dog Behavior Problems, such as Extreme Dog Aggression and Severe Anxiety Disorders in Dogs, Ritualistic and Obsessive-Compulsive Dog Behavior, and Extremely Fearful and Phobic Dogs. Over the Last 35 Years, Will Has Helped Thousands of Dogs and Pet Parents Overcome Some of the Most Difficult Behavior Problems. Will Is Also an Author, Speaker/Lecturer in The Field of Dog Behavior.

  • Internationally Certified Canine Behavior Consultant Credentials
  • Internationally Certified Professional Dog Trainer
  • Fear Free Certified Professional
  • Canine Cognition Expert
  • Media Consultant
  • Legal Consultant/Dog Bite/Dog Aggression Expert Witness
  • Host of The Dog Training Today Podcast and Weekly Call-In Show

“Thank You For Entrusting Me to Help You With Your Dog. I Look Forward to Meeting You. Below is Some Information About Me and My Background That You May Find Helpful”

~ Will Bangura

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INTERNATIONALLY CERTIFIED and CREDENTIALED PROFESSIONAL

Mr. Bangura a Full Member of Canine Behaviorists International, is an Internationally Renowned Expert who Specializes in Providing Science-Based and Evidence-Based Behavior Consultations, Behavior Modification, and Positive Training Solutions for the Most Difficult Dog Behavior Problems, such as Extreme Dog Aggression and Severe Anxiety Disorders in Dogs, Ritualistic and Obsessive-Compulsive Dog Behavior, and Extremely Fearful and Phobic Dogs. Over the Last 35-plus Years, Will Has Helped Thousands of Dogs and Pet Parents.

in 2011 Will did coursework in Canine Cognition through Harvard University. Will Specializes in Canine Cognition. He is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant and, as of this date of writing, one of only four hundred thirty-three Internationally Certified Behavior Consultants and Certified Professional Dog Trainers to have both certifications through the CCPDT. Will is also a Fear Free Certified Professional and  Less Than 433 Pet Professionals in the World Hold Dual International Certifications as Behavior Consultants and Certified Professional Dog Trainer with the CCPDT. Will is a Professional Member of the APDT, The Association of Professional Dog Trainers. Will is also a Professional Member of The Pet Professional Guild, an International Association of Pet Professionals That Are Committed to Science-Based, Evidenced-Based Force Free Training that is Free of Fear, Pain, and Intimidation and Puts The Dog’s Welfare First. Will has been “Dancing with Dogs” since 1975, for over 49 years. At the young age of 9, back in 1975, He was competing, showing, and titling dogs in AKC Dog Obedience Matches as a Junior Handler. 


DECADES OF EXPERIENCE

35 years dog training experience

Will has been training dogs with behavior problems professionally for 35 years. He Specializes in the most difficult Dog Behavior Problems, Extreme Dog Aggression, Separation Anxiety and Severe Anxiety, Fears, and Phobias in dogs, and Ritualistic and Obsessive-Compulsive dog behavior. Will has decades of experience treating some of dogs’ most severe behavior problems. He is an often sought-after expert by other trainers, behavior consultants, and veterinarians. He has been an expert witness in dog aggression cases and an often called-upon dog behavior expert for local and national news outlets. Will is also a Veteran of service in the United States Army.


WILL CONSTANTLY CONTINUES HIS EDUCATION 

Will has a Master of Science in Psychology  In 2011 Will continued his education with coursework through Harvard University in Canine Cognition.  Will is a Member of the Neuroscience Education Institute and is Currently Enrolled in their Master Psychopharmacology Program. Will’s other current areas of interest and Research are The Effects of Diet, Nutrition, and how Nutraceutical Supplementation can affect Animal Behavior.  He is also a lifetime student of anything behavior, including constantly taking continuing education courses in behavior and subscribing to many peer review journals on animal behavior, and other scientific research journals. Will is also the President and Founder of Phoenix Dog Training. He Is also the founder and CEO of Pet Scientifics LLC, a company dedicated to researching and developing behavioral support supplements and Nutraceuticals for companion animals, and the Developer of a Dog Anxiety Calming Aid, CALM DOGS.  In addition, Will has a Global Canine Behavior Consultation Business that is part of DogBehaviorist.com.


RESPECTED IN THE COMMUNITY

BBB Torch Award For Ethics

In 2022 Will and PHOENIX DOG TRAINING were nominated for the Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Ethics. Will is also well known in Arizona as he was the host of Arizona’s only radio show on pet behavior for several years on 1100 KFNX Radio in Phoenix. .Will Bangura, M.S., CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, Certified Behavior Consultant Canine Knowledge Assessed Host of Pet Talk Today He is currently the host of the weekly FaceBook Live Streaming Show, Pet Talk Today Saturdays from 9 AM to 10 AM, Mountain Time, and the Dog Training Today with Will Bangura heard in over 100 countries worldwide. This is Will’s way of giving back to the community.  Not everyone can afford professional training and behavior consulting, so PET TALK TODAY is my labor of love. 

Will has been in Arizona for over 30 years and lives in his Miniature Schnauzer “Boo” and “Papa Sully’s” home in Mesa, Arizona, with the love of his life, better half, best friend, partner, and wife, Hannah. 


Will’s top three tips for pet dog owners for a well-trained dog are:

  1. Expose (desensitize) your dog to EVERYTHING immediately. 
  2. If you can’t keep your dog in your eye site, crate your dog until fully trained.
  3. Train with insane distractions, Train with insane distractions, Train with insane distractions.

Mr. Bangura is a  Member of the APDT, The Association of Professional Dog Trainers. Will is also a Member of The Pet Professional Guild, an International Association Of Pet Professionals That Are Committed to Science-Based, Evidenced-Based Force Free Training that is Free of Fear, Pain, and Intimidation and Puts The Dogs Welfare First.


Professional Affiliations

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ICB Global: International Canine Behaviorists Full Member

Association of Professional Dog Trainers

APDT: Professional Member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers

Pet Professionals Guild

PPG: Member of the Pet Professionals Guild

Fear Free Certified Professional

Animal Behavior Society Behaviorists

ABS: Animal Behavior Society (Supporting Member)

CBCC-KA Certified Behavior Consultant Canine Knowledge Assessed

CBCC-KA Certified Behavior Consultant Canine Through the CCPDT

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NEI: MEMBER

Currently Enrolled in the NEI Master Psychopharmacology Program 2023-2024


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This webpage was last updated and published on December 13, 2023