Diane Bassett-- The Peninsula's Positive Trainer
member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, Diane Bassett has been
training dogs for over 20 years.
She's worked with a large variety of trainers and has learned many different methods. She favors positive reinforcement and teaches a fun and very effective technique called "clicker training".
Since 1990 Diane has trained 7 dogs for Canine Companions for Independence, and 3 dogs for Guide Dogs of America. She is on the Regional Board of Directors for CCI, and volunteers for the Peninsula Humane Society/SPCA.
currently has (as her own "keeper" dogs) a Gordon Setter and
a Shetland Sheepdog, and a yellow Labrador Retriever mix. She is the 4th
owner for the Gordon Setter, who had trouble fitting into her various
homes and was "rehomed" 3 times by the time she was 3 years
old. All of her dogs have been enthusiastically clicker
trained, and are now certified therapy dogs through the Delta
Society's Pet Partner Program. They also have their AKC Canine
Good Citizenship titles.
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