Haylee Bergeland, CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA, RBT

Dogs, wolves, cats, and even giraffes and tigers. Haylee has worked with, trained, and studied animals of all kinds for the past decade.  She is a certified professional dog trainer, certified canine behavior consultant, and certified fear-free animal trainer. She is passionate about human-animal interactions, having created a nonprofit devoted to developing and expanding the human-animal bond. Prior to joining the Daily Paws team, she held roles in the pet industry that have included service and therapy canine training, rescue and shelter management, veterinary care, and animal behavioral consultation. In her free time she is passionate about providing animal-assisted interventions, training and preparing therapy and crisis response dogs teams, and spending time with her wonderful husband, charismatic daughter, two glorious dogs, and two very fluffy cats. 
Whether's it's freshly mowed grass or a sun-baked dead squirrel, dogs love to go belly up in all kinds of scents.
Discover your dog’s natural sniffing talent when you try your hand at nose work. Here’s why it may be the easiest, least expensive, most rewarding thing you do together. 
Not every cat hates water but we look at three reasons why your cat might not ever be water loving.
These nine tricks will impress your friends, family, and fellow doggie lovers when your dog knows them on cue.
Playing fetch is super fun for both you and your canine buddy. Use these steps to help teach your dog the art of the game.
A great leash walk involves lots of roaming and sniffing. But sometimes you just need your dog to walk safely near your side. A walk on a narrow side walk or rushing to cross a busy a street will be less stressful when your dog knows how to heel.
There’s more to this behavior than making your dog look impossibly adorable. Here are four possible reasons your dog might be showing you his head tilt.
Of all the things we should teach our dogs, coming when called is one the most important things that will help you enjoy venturing out in public together.
Fireworks are not all Oohs! and Ahhhs! for dogs. Learn why most dogs don't like fireworks and what you can do to help them feel more comfortable.
With patience, and lots of positive reinforcement, you can teach your dog to drop all sorts of things, whether it's a ball you're playing fetch with or a "mystery treasure" your pup found in the yard.
With positive reinforcement you can teach your dog a super useful “down” cue that will prepare your pup for learning even more nifty skills.
While it feels a bit like a tiny World Wide Wrestling move, headbutting from your cat is actually called head bunting. And it's all about spreading scent. Here are the reasons your cat may be trying to leave an impression on you.
Whiskers are both cute and extremely helpful to our canine best friends.
Yes! You really can teach your cat to enjoy exploring the world from a leash.
Cats must be liquid. Right?
Are your dog’s “misbehaviors” really signs of anxiety? Here’s what to know about anxiety and when to get help.
Is your dog ready to stay home alone when you head back into the office? This free step-by-step plan will help you and your pup get back on track with a regular routine.
Our canines benefit from a regular schedule just like we humans do and it’s easy to create an effective one with this quick guide.
Teaching a dog to take potty breaks outside is easy to do with these simple tips.
Burying pilfered items is a common, instinctive doggie behavior.
Making a space dedicated to your pooch is a lot easier to do than you probably think!
Whether they have just been playing hard or the cause is something more serious, we explain five common reasons your feline friend might be panting.
Is your house as ready as you are for a new puppy?
Rock tasting is not a hobby we want our dogs to try, and eating them can be a sign that something serious is going on.
  • breed group: herding
  • breed size: large (61-100 lbs.)
  • other traits: good hiking companion, easy to train, strong loyalty tendencies
  • colors: black
  • patterns: black and tan, harlequin
  • coat length/texture: short
  • temperament: outgoing, aloof, playful
As the largest French herding breed, the "Beauce" is a very active, extremely intelligent, and versatile sheep herder, working partner, and loving companion.