Meet Your
Trainer

Andrew Taylor-Baptiste

Meet Andrew Taylor-Baptiste

Andrew began his professional animal training career in 2007 while completing a degree in Zoology from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.

After graduation, he spent the next decade working internationally as an animal care and training specialist, primarily with dolphins.

After returning home and working for an emergency veterinary clinic and a local humane society, Andrew founded Operant Animal Training and Puppy Academy to use his skills and experience to benefit Greater Toronto Area families.

Our Training Philosophy

We adhere to the force-free principles and ethical animal training techniques of the Karen Pryor Academy. Training is teaching and an essential part of quality animal care.

We use positive reinforcement to shape desired behaviour and improve relationships between humans and their animals.

Certifications and Memberships

Certified Training Partner of the Karen Pryor Academy

Professional Member of The International Marine Animal Trainers Association

Professional Member of The Animal Behaviour Management Alliance

Professional Member of The Canadian Association of Professional Dog Trainers

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