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About Dr. Clark

Gail Clark, PhD, a graduate of Colorado State University is the winner of numerous awards in the literary and scientific fields for her work in canine behavior and dog training. Dr. Clark has a PhD in Psychology specializing in canine behavior.

Cartoon of K9 Shrink with dog client

Dr. Clark offers over 38 years experience in all aspects of dog training, behavior, and the general care of dogs. As an obedience instructor and practicing canine psychologist in Fort Collins, Colorado, Dr. Clark has trained over 40,000 dogs and their owners. Dr. Clark has counseled dog owners on training and solving behavior problems in dogs of all sizes, breeds, and temperaments since 1978. Her expertise and methodology in the area of canine fearfulness, aggression, and general misbehavior has successfully saved many dogs from re-homing and euthanasia.

Dr. Clark is an active obedience and breed exhibitor. Her dogs have earned numerous titles including breed championships, agility, and obedience titles through the level of Utility Dog Excellent. Dr. Clark has shown breeds from every AKC group and has had multiple Group wins as well as multiple High In Trials. Dr. Gail Clark, “the K9 Shrink” canine behavioral psychologist, teaches and practices only proven psychological principles and positive learning methods for dog training. Dr. Clark’s methods teach dogs good behavior without fear or force and facilitate the devoted, loving companionship every dog owner desires. She can be contacted at or 970-689-1445.

K9 Shrink as client and dog as shrink
Photo Credit to Shawn and Jenifer Clark, Versatile Light Studios,

Fee Schedule

K9 Shrink Dog Training
11025 N County Road 7
Wellington, CO 80549

Phone: 970-484-8977
Cell: 970-689-1445

Gail Clark is an AKC Breeder of Merit

Breeder Of Merit, American Kennel Club
American Kennel Club Breeder of Merit

The Breeder of Merit Program honors breeder/exhibitors’ dedication and hard work as they continue to produce dogs that are healthy, capable, and beautiful.

The foundation of today’s AKC, Breeders of Merit have the power to influence, guide, and teach future breeders, exhibitors, and all purebred dog owners.

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