Introducing Natalia Balabanov, a dedicated and certified professional dog trainer with a wealth of experience since 2013. Specializing in pet training and behavior modification, Natalia has honed her skills to create harmonious relationships between dogs and their owners.
Her passion for dog training ignited about 18 years ago in her home country of Poland. Since then, Natalia has embarked on a journey across various European countries, diligently studying and embracing the best training methods available at the time. Her commitment to her craft led her to make a life-changing decision in 2012, moving permanently to the United States to further her training journey under the guidance of her husband and coach, Ivan Balabanov.
Throughout her career, Natalia has achieved remarkable success as a national-level competitor and a valued member of the USA IGP world team. She currently focuses on training her youngest female dog, working towards earning IGP titles and aiming to showcase their skills on bigger stages in 2024.
With a deep understanding of the Training Without Conflict system methodology, Natalia brings a humane and effective approach to her training endeavors. She actively shares her expertise by assisting in Board and Train programs and providing private lessons covering various aspects of dog training, including pet training, sports, and behavior modification cases.
Living a life surrounded by dogs is Natalia's dream come true, bringing her immense joy and fulfillment. She considers herself incredibly fortunate to play a role in helping dogs and their owners build strong relationships based on trust and mutual understanding. Natalia's journey as a dog trainer exemplifies her unwavering commitment to the well-being and happiness of dogs, making a positive impact on the lives of both her canine companions and their human families.