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The chief reason for why I would like to see more positive reinforcement trainers offering conformation is that there is a serious need for it. People all over the world are looking for a place to practice with their show dogs with a trainer who understands training and behavior and uses positive reinforcement methods.


Vicki Ronchette is the founder of Show Dog Prep School and a Certified Professional Dog Trainer. Vicki has been working with dogs professionally for over 30 years as a professional dog trainer and behavior consultant, groomer and veterinary assistant. She is the author of Positive Training for Show Dogs, From Shy to Showy and Ready? Set. SHOW! Vicki presents workshops and seminars all over the country on how training show dogs.