Here are some extra things I’m up to—come join me!

Here are some extra things I’m up to—come join me!

Check out these opportunities to geek out with me (and awesome guest speakers, too) about science and dogs

Research Bites Podcast

Interviews with animal behavior researchers about applied animal behavior.

Episodes 1 & 2 now available!

One-on-one consulting

Personal consults with Dr. Spaulding

$180 per one hour session

Discuss whatever you’d like – cases, pursuing academic education, science and behavior, etc.

The Power of Choice

Online seminar 

July 16th and 17th

Do you work with dogs who have big behavior issues and are stressed to the max?

Do you want to learn more about how giving dogs choices can help decrease their stress and improve behavior?

Join Irith Bloom (CPDT-KSA, CBCC-KA, CDBC, CSAT, KPA CTP, VSPDT, CBATI, TAGteacher, VSDTA Faculty, DWA Faculty) and Kristina Spaulding (PhD, CAAB) for two days of in-person interactive learning with working spots for 12 dogs.


Fundamentals of Ethology – May 5th – Think outside the Skinner box! Ethology is the scientific and objective study of how animals behave in the real world. This course will teach you the core concepts of ethology — how animals see their world, and why they behave the way they do.
Fear and Impulsivity Mentorship – May 31st – Would you like to improve your effectiveness and success rate with impulsivity/hyperactivity, reactivity, and fear clients, or are you looking to get started with these types of behavior issues?
What is a Dog? – June 9th – This course takes a deep dive into our understanding of dogs as a species, and therefore how we live with them and train them, how they learn, and how we can best solve behavioral issues if they arise.