Cinder Wilkinson-Kenner

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About Me
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Wilkinson-Kenner, KPA CTP, CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA

Cinder has been training dogs for many years, professionally since the late 1980's.  She learned traditional methods and crossed over to clicker training in 1995.  She currently teaches Shy, Reactive, Puppy, Canine Llfe and Social Skills, Barky Snarky Dog and Treibball classes.  She performs Behavior Evaluations for the Greater St. Louis Training Club, and privately, and is a Community Training Partner for Best Friends Animal Society.  She has worked as a responder for Humane Society of MO, as well as ASPCA in a behavior capacity, and has specialized experience with fighting dogs and dogs with aggression and reactivity issues.

In her professional life, Cinder has structured and implemented the Shy Dog training program at the Humane Society of Missouri. She mentors trainers in learning to teach Shy and Reactive dog classes, and teaches classes for dogs who are Reactive to humans, as well as dogs.   She is former Director of Training, Greater St. Louis Training Club, and is a current member of the Training Committee. She is an American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, an APDT C.L.A.S.S. Instructor and Evaluator, and a K 9to5 Therapy Dog Evaluator.  She is member of the American Treibball Association, and the Gateway Australian Shepherd Club, as well as Greater St. Louis Training Club.

Cinder has titled dogs in the American Kennel Club, and the Australian Shepherd Club of America, Obedience and Rally. She has been featured in St. Louis Magazine, Pets Edition, Training,  in May of 2009, and featured in a trainer profile in the APDT Chronicle of the Dog, May/June 2008 edition.


Cinder lives with her husband, Jacob Kenner, four children ranging in age from 8 to 23 years (two of whom are home-schooled), an Australian shepherd, a Collie, a cat, chickens, turtles, fish, cockatiel, rats, and eight hives of honeybees. In her spare time, she runs long distances, gardens, knits, reads, and trains her own dogs.

Services Offered: 

Cinder provides in-home and group training services. She teaches APDT C.L.A.S.S. (Canine Life and Social Skills) classes, American Treibball Association Treibball Classes, Performance Puppy Jump Start, and various workshops, as well as Shy and Reactive dog classes.  She specializes in solving problem behavior and aggression issues.

Services Offered Summary: 
Cinder offers behavior evaluations, training for all dogs and puppies, dogs with aggression/reactivity issues,fearful dogs, treibball, obedience, rally, basic manners, puppy socialization, Canine Life and Social Skills classes and evaluation, and AKC CGC evaluation.
Contact Information
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+1 (314) 477-7387
3643 Hartford Street
63116 Saint Louis , MO


Member for
7 years 3 months