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The Balanced Pack your guide to better canine behavior

Owner & Certified Behavior Consultant

Joy Ford, Certified Dog Behavior Consultant and Owner of the Balanced Pack
International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants
Animal Behavior College Certified Dog Trainer

For over 17 years, Joy's personalized empathetic approach to challenging behavior problem-solving has helped hundreds of clients work with their beloved dogs to overcome serious behavior issues. The outcome and goal are always the same:  Achieve mentally balanced, happy dogs in and outside of your home using humane, force-free, scientifically applied behavior modification, resulting in a balanced pack.


Professional Certifications:

  • Certified IAABC Behavior Consultant

  • Animal Behavior College Certified Trainer & Vet Tech Assistant 


 Past experience:

  • Canine Behavior Counselor at Roice Hurst Humane Society, Grand Junction, CO

  • Behavior consultant and operations assistant at the Kirtland AFB Veterinary Clinic

  • Lead trainer/behavior consultant Canine Country Club, Albuquerque, NM

  • Mentored under a Veterinary Behavior Consultant for 5 years, in Albuquerque, NM

Certified, Licensed and Insured

Raph Lucchesi The Balanced Pack
Raphael "Raph" Lucchesi

Office Manager & Business Consulting Assistant:

For over three years Raph has been a part of the Balanced Pack, creating the business logo, graphics, and managing all of the behind the scenes admin work.  Raph creates web design through Wix. He is an author, artist, and creative maestro. 


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In Development!

- Podcast -
Canine Insights with Joy:

The Balanced Pack Chronicles"



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