This is for the “wild dogs” out there, and for the people who love them. You’ve come to the right place!


Emma Kesler is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant who has been conducting online sessions with clients around the world for over a decade.



Certified Dog Behavior Consultant

Emma is one of less than 300 fully Certified Dog Behavior Consultants in the world (IAABC). This certification is peer-reviewed and requires rigorous continuing education.

Certified Professional Dog Trainer

Emma is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CCPDT). The CCPDT is accredited through the NCCA and requires professional testing and regulated continuing education. Also Fear Free certified.

Science-Based Approach

Experience an approach that is experienced, science-based, data focused, customized, and innovative.

Humane Methods

Operating under the belief that dogs and people should receive help free of judgement and punishment.


5 Maxwell Medallions and awards through the Dog Writers Association of America for writing on dog behavior, training, and health.

Terrier Behavior Specialist

Terriers were bred to independently complete tough working jobs. For over 100 years, they served us with bravery and honor. These days it can be tricky to convince terriers they don’t always need to be "on call!" The passion at Terrier Academy is to help terriers relax and enjoy life, so we can all enjoy life harmoniously together.

Terrier Teammate

Emma's Miles is the most titled and trained Welsh Terrier of all time, all accomplished without ever sacrificing his terrier spirit.


Puppy Foundations

Get started on the right foot with all aspects of life: early routines, healthcare, and training. Full daily expert support included. Limited spots.

Behavior Consulting

Want to optimize your life with your terrier? Emma Kesler, CDBC, CPDT-KA is an experienced, nuanced, certified, and understanding specialist.

Advanced Topics

After Foundations, the sky is the limit!

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What Clients Think

Maxwell Medallions & Awards

From the Dog Writers Association of America

Agility Podium Placements

First Welsh Terrier to Stand on a Agility Podium

Performance Titles

Most titled Welsh Terrier all time (WTRH)































































































































































































































































































































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