Ian Dunbar Bio | Wiki
Ian Dunbar is a popular veterinarian, dog trainer, and animal behaviorist known for founding the K9 Games. Additionally, he serves as the Director of The Center for Applied Animal Behavior in Berkeley, California. In 1993, Dunbar founded the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) and sits on the advisory board of DogTime.com.
Due to his expertise in puppy/dog behavior and training, Dunbar has published books on the same including Before and After Getting Your Puppy and How To Teach A New Dog Old Tricks. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the International Association of Canine Professionals. During his free time, Dunbar loves reading, researching, and spending time with dogs.
Ian Dunbar Age | Birthday
He was born on April 15, 1947, in the United Kingdom. Dunbar is 75 years old and celebrates his birthday on April 15.
Ian Dunbar Height
He is a man of average stature. Dunbar stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (approx. 1.69 m).
Ian Dunbar Family
He was born and also raised in the United Kingdom under the care of his hardworking and supportive parents. Dubar holds British nationality by birth.
Ian Dunbar Wife
He is a divorcee previously in a marital relationship with his beautiful ex-wife Kelly Dunbar. The duo was in a marriage for over four decades before finally separating. Dunbar currently resides in Berkeley, California, in the United States with his dogs Claude, Hugo, and Dune and cats Ugly and Mayhem.
Ian Dunbar Education
He graduated from a local high school in the United Kingdom and later furthered his studies at the Royal Veterinary College (London University). At the institution, Dunbar was awarded his veterinary degree and a Special Honours degree in Physiology & Biochemistry.
After moving to the United States he enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley and was awarded a doctorate in animal behavior from the Psychology Department and also researched the development of social hierarchies and aggression in domestic dogs.
Ian Dunbar Books
He has published several best-selling books about dogs including on how to train and what to feed them. These books include”
- Before $ After Getting Your Puppy (2001)
- How to Teach a New Dog Old Tricks (2015)
- After You Get Your Puppy (2001)
- Dog Behaviour (1989)
- Doctor Dunbar’s Good Little Dog Book (2012)
Ian Dunbar Podcast
He hosts an educative podcast titled Dr. Dunbar’s iWoofs Podcasts. In this podcast, Dunbar shares with the world everything he knows about dogs. Here he covers Pet Dog Training, Errorless Housetraining & Chewtoy Training, Socialization for Dogs &Their Owners, Dog Fears & Quarrels, The Birth of Puppy Training, and also Choosing & Adopting an Adult Dog. However, the podcast has been inactive for some time since his last podcast was on January 24, 2020. The podcast has aired 66 episodes and has been rated 4 stars.
Ian Dunbar Method
While dealing with animals, Dunbar believes that the most efficient method is rewarding positive behavior with affirmation and treats, rather than trying to correct negative behaviors through forced submission. He shares that dogs tend to seek attention from humans therefore will do things that will earn them favor.
Ian Dunbar Animal Behaviorist
Presently, Dunbar works as the Director of The Center for Applied Animal Behavior. He also founded the Association of Pet Dog Trainers in 1993. Furthermore, he founded the K9 Games and organizes those games at the international level worldwide.
In addition to all his commitments, he is also on the advisory board for DogTime.com. Dunbar was inducted into the Dog Fancy Hall of Fame along with James Herriot, Balto, Konrad Lorenz, and Lassie. Having worked in the industry for over three and a half decades Dunbar has given over 1000 seminars and workshops around the world.
Ian Dunbar’s Net Worth
It is obvious that he has accumulated a reliable amount of wealth from his career as a veterinarian, animal behaviorist, and dog trainer. Dunbar’s average net worth is $8 million.
How Old Is Ian Dunbar
He was born to his hardworking and devoted parents on April 15, 1947, in the United Kingdom. Therefore, Dunbar is 75 years old.
Is Ian Dunbar Still Married
No, he is a divorcee previously married to his beautiful ex-wife Kelly Dunbar.