Professional Activity for Ayoka Bubar BA, CPDT-KA

Last Updated: August 22, 2021

Certifications

Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed (2011-Present)

Judge – Canadian Association of Rally Obedience

  • Working Level (2012)
  • Versatility(2010)
  • Novice, Advanced & Excellent (2010)

Certified Pet Care Technician (2010)

Current Memberships

Australian Cattle Dog Club of Canada (2019 – Present)

Manitoba Working & Herding Association (2015 – Present)

Canadian Kennel Club (2012-Present)

Canadian Association of Rally Obedience (CARO) (2010-Present)

Moderating/Facilitating Experience

Facebook Group Moderator – Behind the Scenes: Backstage Pass (April – December 2021)

Session Moderator – The Connection Summit (February – March, 2021)

Session Monitor – Clicker Expo Live (January 29-31, 2021)

Webinar Host & Moderator – Heart Academy

  • Unlearning: Leggo Your Ego with Kirsten Neumann Stephens & Andrea Harrison (November 5, 2020)
  • X, Y, Z The big picture: Collected Themes in Dog Training with Lucy Newton (November 1, 2020)
  • On Your Own (Blazing your own trail forward tackling goals in traditionally non-R+ sports.) with Chelsey Protulipac (October 24, 2020)
  • Instinct -What does It Mean? Making the Most of it! with Sheila Gibbons (October 1, 2020)
  • The Morals and Ethics of Working & Playing with Non-Human Persons with Dr. Tom Harrison (August 26, 2020)

Teaching & Training Experience

Presenter – Pet Sitters International

Junior Flock Guardian – Zero to CD (August 2021 – Present)

Herding Clinic at Sheep Thrills Farm (September 11-12, 2021)

Beginner Herding Clinic at Sheep Thrills Farm (August 28-29, 2021)

Presenter & Instructor – Heart Academy

  • Introduction to Rally Obedience – CKC, AKC & CARO (January-March 2020)
  • You Outta Know – 8 Concepts for Rally Obedience (October 28, 2020)
  • Herding Instinct Test – What to Expect (September 25, 2020)

Teaching Assistant – Fenzi Dog Sports Academy

  • FE298: Unleash Personal Potential (December 2019 – January 2020)
  • FE198: No More Excuses – Building Accountability and Motivation (October-November 2018)
  • FE198: No More Excuses – Building Accountability and Motivation (October-November 2018)

Prairie Dog Daycare – Owner and Operator (2009-2016)

Lead Trainer – Two Brown Dogs Canine Consultants – Brandon, MB (2009-2016)

  • Reactive/Fearful Dog Classes
  • Rally-Obedience (All CARO Levels)
  • Canine Cross Training/Brain Games
  • Really Reliable Recall
  • Wag It Games

Photographer – Fredericton SPCA – Fredericton, NB (2007-2008)

Guest Appearances
The Connection Summit Conversation Series #6 (September 21, 2021)

Hair of the Dog Podcast #146 Teamwork and Dogs with Ayoka Bubar

The Pandemic Puppy Podcast Episode #11: Puppy Nipping with Ayoka Bubar

Drinking From The Toilet Podcast Episode #123: Herding Instinct with Ayoka Bubar

Cog Dog Radio Podcast Episode #159: Anti-Racism in Dog Sports with Ayoka Bubar CPDT-KA

Drinking From The Toilet Podcast Episode #115: Different Perspectives – Panel Discussion

Continuing Education
Zero to CD (April 2021 – Present)
The Connection Summit Conversation Series (April 2021 – September 2021)

Behind the Scenes: Backstage Pass (April 2021 – December 2021)

Herding Clinic with Kristin Thompson (September 16-17, 2021)

The Connection Summit (February-March 2021)

ClickerExpo LIVE (January 29-31, 2021)

Conference Unleashed 2020 (October 30 – November 1, 2020)

Introduction to Mondioring with Dan Buenaventure (June 27-28, 2020)

The Lemonade Conference (May 23-25, 2020)

Fenzi Dog Sports Academy FE130: Toys – Developing Cooperation and Play with Shade Whitesel (October-November 2019)

Fenzi Dog Sports Academy WW112 – Stop Drop Stay – Distance Downs Herding (May 2019)

Fenzi Dog Sports Academy DS400: Herding Flatwork Foundations with Helene Lawler (October-November 2018)

FE290: Handle This – make the most of goals, planning and learning with Andrea Harrison (October-November 2015)

TR102: Foundation Tracking 2 with Lucy Newton (June-July 2015)

TR101: Foundation Tracking 1 with Lucy Newton (April-May 2015)

NW101: Introduction to Nosework (April-May 2015)

FE105: Get Focused! with Deborah Jones & Judy Keller (February-March 2015)

OB538: FCI Heelwork – Polishing, refining and games with Kamal Fernandez (December 2014-January 2015)

OB535: Advanced FCI Heelwork with Kamal Fernandez (October-November 2014)

OB530: FCI Style Heeling with Kamal Fernandez (August-September 2014)
Herding Clinic with Lynn Leach (July 5-7, 2019)

Herding Clinic with Jerry Rowe (August 13, 2018)

Herding Clinic with Kristin Thompson (June 29-July 2, 2019)

Herding Clinic with Deb Conroy – Fosston, MN, USA (October 5-7, 2018)

Herding Clinic with Campbell and Kaelene Forsyth (April 7, 2018)

Herding Clinic with Jerry Rowe (August 2018)

Herding Clinic with Lynn Leach – Saskatoon, SK (May 11-14, 2017)

Herding Clinic with Jim Hartnagle (March 2017)

Herding Clinic with Lynn Leach (May 2016)

Herding Clinic with Lynn Leach (July 4-5, 2015)

Herding Clinic with Roy Sage – Winnipeg, MB (April 20-21, 2013)

Novel Approaches in Canine Nutrition with Jean Dodds – APDT Webinar (March 2013)

The Power of Rewards – Getting Dog Owners to Pick You with Robert Ivancevich & Michelle Goldner – APDT Webinar (March 2013)

Growing up Canine: Critical Periods of Social & Psychological Development with Gail Fisher – APDT Webinar (March 2013)

Rewarding Calm Behavior – Centre for Shelter Dogs Webinar (March 2013)

Agility Handling Clinic – Melanie Hart (February 2013)

CARO Judging Seminar – Renee Will (January 2013)

The RCT Approach to Reactive Dogs – Suzanne Clothier (November 2012)

Current Nutrition Controversies – The Science Behind Feeding Fido and Fluffy – APDT Webinar (July 2012)

TACT-Touch Associated Clicker Training – APDT Webinar (May 2012)

Agility Handling Clinic – Melanie Hart (May 2012)

Overcoming Missed Opportunities: Remedial Socialization for the Adult Dog – APDT Webinar (April 2012)

Animal Abuse – APDT Webinar (April 2012)

Super Seminars for Hosts and Speakers – APDT Webinar (March 2012)

Preventing Poisoned Pets – APDT Webinar (March 2012)

Weekend with Sue Ailsby (November 2011)

  • Clicker Basics
  • Conformation Skills
  • Structure & Movement
  • Introduction to Carting
  • Problem Solving

Structure in Action Seminar – Pat Hastings (October 2011)

House Soiling and Housetraining Webinar – Behavior Education Network (June 2011)

CARO Judging Seminar – Bev Hurst (April 2011)

CARO Judging Seminar – Sarah-Jane Petti (June 2010)

APDT Annual Conference & Tradeshow (October 2010)

Basic Tracking Dog Seminar – Precision Search Dog (September 2010)

Agility Working Clinic – Kiersten Lloyd (February 2009)

Go for it: Relaxed and Ready Seminar – Helix Fairweather and Meghan Cruz (May 2009)

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