About

Merissa Kreidler, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP

Merissa Kreidler, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP is the owner and head trainer of Fuzzy Logic Dog Training in Central Virginia.  She specializes in applying positive reinforcement methods to develop training solutions that actually work for novice owners facing tough training challenges.  She supports a Least Invasive, Minimally Aversive (LIMA)approach to behavior modification.  Merissa attained her CPDT-KA certification in 2012, graduated with distinction from Karen Pryor Academy in 2014, and is proud to be a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner.  Merissa believes in continuing to learn new training strategies through seminars, including attending Clicker Expo, and networking with other like-minded trainers to build on the small epiphanies that happen every day with clients. Merissa shares her home with several American Staffordshire Terriers and one Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. She competes in Conformation, Rally, Obedience, and Barn Hunt. You can read her contributions to the Team Unruly Dog Blog, where her posts range from practical behavior topics to how to pair wine with hot dogs for a good night of dog training.