Megan Stanley

Megan Stanley Canine Mentor

Any business can innovate, and the Calgary Chamber's Ignite program is all about helping you to create small innovations with big results. Megan Stanley, owner of dogma training, participated in Cohort 2 of the program. At ONWARD you can hear all about how using design thinking helped her build a unique online dog training platform that helped her business go farther, faster.

Owner | Dogma Training

Megan Stanley is the owner of dogma training, which consists of two canine behaviour & education centers in Calgary. dogma works with all breeds and behaviours and specializes in modifying complex behaviours. Through a wide range programs, dogma focuses on integrating dogs back in with their canine companions and helping dogs be successful in our families and busy human world. Through dogma, Megan developed a unique and comprehensive dog training apprenticeship program that is one of a kind in Canada with over 100 successful graduates.  

Megan has over 10 years as a professional dog trainer and education is the core of her business. She has recognized that there is a strong need for regulation in the pet care industry and has set the standard for dog training and daycare in Calgary through dogma. She provides education through her business, free online resources to dog owners and trainers and through speaking engagements. An active volunteer, Megan is the Chair of the Board for the Association of Professional Dog Trainers the largest and longest running international organization for dog trainers.

She is the founder and President of The Guinniss Foundation, which is an organization named after dogma’s canine co-founder to help terminally ill pets.

Megan has also launched to create a community of support and sharing for entrepreneurs. She believes life is too short to not do what we love, so strives to inspire and encourage others to follow their dreams. 


IGNITE GROWTH: John Vardalos and Megan Stanley

  • 02 May 2018
  • Main Stage
  • 9:20 am - 9:50 am