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Beth Harrison, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Clarita, California 91355
Phone: 661-678-3647
apawabove@ymail.com
www.apawabovedogtraining.com/
 
Profile: I am a Certified Pet Dog Trainer and Pet First Aid/ CPR Certified.
I work with all breeds and sizes of dogs from puppies to adult dogs and rescues.
Specializing in Socialization and Behavior issues.

I offer the following Services:
What to do when you get a new puppy.
New puppy basics.
Basic Obedience Classes for dogs of all ages
Socialization Classes (indoor and off leash)
House/Potty Training
Nipping Chewing/biting
Crate Training
Walking on leash
Leash aggression
Certification for AKC Canine Good Citizen S.T.A.R. Puppy

I also offer one on one Private in home training covering all areas of Santa Clarita, including Valencia, Newhall , Saugus, Canyon Country, West Ranch, Stevenson Ranch , Aqua Dolce and Castaic
 
 
Michelle Haimson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Smith River, California 95567
Phone: 707-487-8932
Alternate Phone: 601-597-1177
MichelleHaimson72@me.com
michellehaimson.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Providing private lessons, basic and advanced group lessons, and puppy socialization classes.

 
 
Alyssa Fishel, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palmdale, California 93552
Phone: 661-992-4471
squeakie92@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Hi! I am a recent graduate of Animal Behavior College. I have a history working with shelter and rescue dogs, but I love all shapes and sizes and backgrounds. No breed is bad to me!
 
 
Debbie Holm, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Redlands, California 92373
Phone: 909 910 7323
debbiekholm@gmail.com
www.pawsitivelymannered.com
 
Profile: Pawsitively Mannered offers dog training in the comfort of your home. Whether you need basic obedience, behavior modification or problem solving, we can help! Our methods are positive and based on science. Our goal is for training to make sense and be a positive experience for everyone involved.
 
 
Jane Smith, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palmdale, California 93551
Phone: 661-555-1234
JaneSmith@yahoo.com
JanesDogTraining.com
 
Profile: To me, training is more than just teaching your dog basic commands like "sit" and "stay". It's about teaching dog lovers the importance in understanding dog psychology and how to build an enjoyable canine-human relationship. I do this through creating respect and trust between an owner and his or her dog. Once an owner acknowledges how important of this type of connection is, we are ready to train our dogs and enjoy our canine friends at a much higher level.

I help dog owners in the Antelope Valley hold group trainings on Saturday mornings at local parks in Lancaster, Palmdale, Rancho Vista, Rosamond, Pearblossom, and the Acton area.

If your dog barks excessively, chews on everything, is difficult to take on walks, and seems unteachable, the solution may be easier than you think. Some of these problems can be fixed within a few minutes and a certified dog trainer (like me) can often explain to you why your pet behaves that way and how you can fix the problem.

For more information and to see what others are saying about our training, please visit our website at Janesdogtraining.com.
 
 
Jessica Caldwell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Pedro, California 90731
Phone: 310-529-2324
jessica_3206@hotmail.com
 
Profile: Private/Group lessons in San Pedro area for all sizes and breeds.

I currently offer: obedience training, Canine Good Citizen, problem solving, behavior modification, housebreaking, socialization, dog walking, and pet sitting of all kinds.
 
 
Ryan Davenport, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Placentia, California 92870
ryan.s.davenport@gmail.com
 
Profile: Hi! I am a dog trainer in Placentia. If you would like to contact me, please email me!
 
 
Jenny Ta, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Alhambra, California 91801
Phone: (626) 782-3760
jennytrainsdogs@gmail.com
 
Profile: My passion with dogs began when I was a lead volunteer at the Santa Barbara's Dog Adoption and Welfare Group (D.A.W.G), a no-kill non-profit shelter.

I truly believe in training is that is fun and positive and relationship building for the dog and owner.

I provide private classes for basic obedience, puppy training, problem solving training, and basic clicker training.I can speak Cantonese as well. I serve the Los Angeles, Pasadena, and San Gabriel Valley.
 
 
Rachel Martin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Studio City, California 91601
Phone: 8185610655
Rachel@nippersandbarkers.com
www.nippersandbarkers.com
 
Profile: Specializing in Positive Reinforcement Dog Training, Behavior Modification, Problem Solving, Basic Manners, and Obedience. 25 off first in home lesson.
 
 
Amanda Miller Cook, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hayward, California 94545
Phone: 808-673-9195
amanda@pawsbeg.com
www.pawsbeg.com
 
Profile: Working with animals has always been a passion of mine. After finding a dog abandoned on the streets who was riddled with so much trauma translating itself into aggression through fear, I became even more motivated to learn more about how a dog thinks and reacts in certain situations.

I wanted to understand how the psychology behind the action works to better help and work with these wonderful creatures as well as help the relationship between human and dog for other people as well.

After taking the year long course through Animal Behavior College, I can successfully say I understand canine behavior more and how to help them fit into a human world in ways the dog will understand.

I look forward to helping others resolve issues and develop a stronger bond with their canine companions.
 
 
Cheri Guevarra, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Maria, California USA
Phone: To follow
cheri@positivepoochdogtraining.com
www.positivepoochdogtraining.com
 
Profile: To follow soon.
 
 
Kara Brownlee, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Studio City, California 91604
Phone: 8182663692
Peenky28@yahoo.com
www.care.com/petcare/karab376
 
Profile: Dog walker and pet sitter in SFV. Also training at Zoom Room Sherman Oaks teaching agility and obedience. Love my job and my clients! I recently became a CGC evaluator.
 
 
Holly Stephens, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wildomar, California 92595
Phone: 619-972-2995
Alternate Phone: 951-678-8390
Holly.ehrich@yahoo.com
 
Profile: My name is Holly and I’m an ABC Certified Dog Trainer. I have worked with animals for over ten years, and in that time developed a passion for training. I specialize in not only training dogs, but also in educating pet parents to better understand their dogs behaviors and needs. My training is based on positive training utilizing the clicker training method. I can teach basic cues, such as sit, down, stay, come, and focus. I can also teach your dog alternate behaviors for unwanted behaviors such as jumping, barking, digging, chewing and nipping.
 
 
Jessica Koester, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92111
Phone: 314-220-9846
jessica@uber-dog.com
www.uber-dog.com
 
Profile: Jessica Koester is a member of APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers), ABMA (Animal Behavior Management Alliance), and NACSW (National Association of Canine Scent Work).

In 2013 she received her KPA CTP (Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner) certification and completed her CNWI (Certified Nose Work Instructor) through the NACSW.

In 2012 she received her ABCDT certification (ABC Dog Trainer) with honors. In addition she is a licensed A.K.C. Canine Good Citizen, S.T.A.R. Puppy Evaluator and APDT C.L.A.S.S. Evaluator and Instructor. She is currently very active in canine agility and nose work and is working on becoming TAG Teach certified.

Jessica has been privately training both dogs and horses, of all ages and breeds, since 2006. She has been a dog owner all her life, including owning one show dog.

Jessica and her husband Brad currently own two dogs, a Chihuahua/Poodle mix names Leo, and a smooth coated Border Collie named Uriel.

Jessica was a pre-vet student for three years, while studying at the University of Missouri-Columbia (MIZZOU), before deciding to focus on a different area within the Animal Science Department.

In 2010 she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia, as well as a Minor in Equine Science via a dual enrollment at Stephens College.

Jessica offers in home, private puppy and dog training. Canine Nose Work™ classes, Canine Good Citizen prep course and testing. C.L.A.S.S. prep course and evaluation testing, fun tricks class, grooming and crate training workshops and behavior modification.

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Lisa White, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Roseville, California 95747
Phone: 408-857-0482
Alternate Phone: 4083533551
LisaWK9@gmail.com
 
Profile: I have been a professional dog trainer since 2005. I use scientifically based positive training methods. I offer private lessons, problem solving and behavior counseling and also have an associate certification in dog behavior. APDT #66878 IAABC #389*Certified CGC Evaluator*
 
 
Ken Beckman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ventura, California 93004
Phone: 805-672-0916
khounddogtraining@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Our dogs are members of our families and through training we learn to communicate with them so that we can live long happy lives together. I specialize in K9 behavior, obedience training, social problems, aggression, puppy house breaking and preparedness, and beginner Rally training. I teach you to train your dog in a fun and safe manner.
 
 
Pilar Garrido, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Hills, California 91343
Phone: 8188301452
info@pilargarrido.com
www.pilargarrido.com
 
Profile: Profile: Certified Dog/Cat trainer and Certified Dog/Cat Groomer. Certified Dog/Cat Red Cross First Aid.

Professional member of International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP), Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), National Dog Groomers Association of America (NDGAA) and member of Cat Groomer Institute of America (NCGIA).

Please visit my web site. Thank you
 
 
Nikole Iudica, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Castaic, California 91384
Phone: 661-917-5188
nikole.iudica@gmail.com
 
Profile: I provide well-balanced training, problem solving, and socialization services for you and your pet!
 
 
Rachael Clark, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Del Mar, California 92014
Phone: 858-692-6595
rachaelclarkmph@gmail.com
www.rachaelclark.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Specializing in individualized needs assessments, positive behavior modification, custom rehabilitation retreats for sensitive, stressed, chronically ill & injured dogs with extra loving care for all loyal canine companions.
 
 
Eryn Todisman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
La Mesa, California 91942
Phone: 6362590596
Alternate Phone: 6362590596
protagonized@gmail.com
 
Profile: I have two children and am experienced working with families with children and dogs.

My favorite type of work is problems solving. I love meeting new people and helping work out a training plan to fit their lives and solve their problems.

I decided to become a trainer after an animal behaviorist helped my husband and I discover why his friendly beagle had become aggressive towards me. With in half an hour she had helped with the problem and within a week

I had a new furry best friend.This inspired me to learn how to help other families. I offer several versions of private training, an obedience class, and a course for children ages 5- 12 called Kids and Canines. Where the children learn the basics of canine safety and positive training.

Happy Tails Everyone!
Eryn Todisman
 
 
Yatir Aharoni, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Van Nuys, California 91401
Phone: 818-916-1944
Alternate Phone: 818-916-1944
info@pros4dogs.com
www.pros4dogs.com/
 
Profile: At Pros 4 Dogs we have years of experience and we're here to stay. I'm a certified dog trainer and dogs are my life and my career!

Our goal is for you to have a happy, well-adjusted pet. Just like humans, dogs require physical and mental stimulation. Proper exercise provided on a daily basis will energize your dog's body, mind and spirit

~ Hollywood, West Hollywood & Beverly Hills.
~ West Los Angeles, Brentwood, Westwood, Santa Monica & Pacific Palisades.
~ Burbank, North Hollywood, Valley Village, Toluca Lake, Studio City, Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, Encino, Tarzana, Reseda, Northridge, Porter Ranch, North Hills, Woodland Hills, Canoga Park & Winnetka.

 
 
Christina Hughes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Hills, California 91343
Phone: 818-731-2296
jcrush18@aol.com
 
Profile: I just graduated as a Dog Trainer in May of 2013. I am very experienced with many animals especially dogs.

Please feel free to email me so I can send you my current resume.
 
 
Debbie Gaylor, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Culver City, California 90230
Phone: 424-603-3161
debbie@allmypaws.com
www.allmypaws.com
 
Profile: I provide training for dogs of all ages and sizes. The earlier you start training your dog, the easier it will be and the happier you and your dog will be.

I use only the positive reinforcement method which has been proven to be the most effective. No yelling or physical punishment.

I do in-home private lessons for reasonable rates. You can choose a standard training plan or it can be customized for your dog.

 
 
Lisa Banning, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Long Beach, California 90802
Phone: 562-446-5266
furbaby562@gmail.com
www.furbabyadventures.com
 
Profile: We specialize in puppy & rescue dog training, dog walking and pet/house sitting.

Love, care and safety are our number one priority. Affordable & customized pricing with no hidden fees.
 
 
Bernie Rodriguez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Culver City , California 90232
Phone: 3107368804
Berneyrodriguez@gmail.com
 
Profile: I'm very passionate about training, working with dogs and their humans is one of the most rewarding experiences. From solving old problem behaviors to teaching a puppy new behaviors, I love being able to make a change for two different worlds to harmoniously work together.
 
 
Daniel Jenkins, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Brea, California 92821
Phone: 714-990-9010
dan@falcok9academy.com
www.falcok9academy.com
 
Profile: •Over 20 years of dog training / handling experience for Military / Law Enforcement and Civilian Pet Dog Industry.

•AKC Certified Canine Good Citizen Evaluator

•Member National Police K-9 Association

•Member Association of Pet Dog Trainers

 
 
Jennyfer Roschak, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Auburn, California 95602
Phone: 916-501-1889
5pawsup@gmail.com
 
Profile: 5 Paws UP
 
 
Anthony Silva, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Los Angeles, California 90036
Phone: 323 898 5445
anthony@coredog.com
www.coredog.com
 
Profile: Expert dog trainer, Anthony Silva has loved animals, especially dogs, since childhood.
His love for animals and passion for rescuing and training led him to become a professional dog trainer.

It was 15 years ago that he discovered this passion when he rescued two Smooth Fox Terriers that came with a myriad of behavioral issues he had to fix.

Over years of training experience, seminars, and certification through Animal Behavior College, Anthony has honed his skills and developed user-friendly dog training principles, C.O.R.E. (Consistency, Once, Rewards, Exercise). These principles take the second guessing and confusion out of dog training and help people become the trustworthy, benevolent leader their dog needs.

An avid animal advocate, Anthony donates his training expertise to rehabilitate dogs in Los Angeles for Karma Rescue and Bark and Bitches so they can find forever homes.

He is also a mentor trainer for Animal Behavior College's Externship Program.
 
 
Reymond Rodriguez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Fe Springs, California 90670
Phone: 5622397107
rodriguezreymond91@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Dedicated Dog trainer and Dog walker. offering my services to both Los Angeles and Orange County at reasonable prices.
 
 
Malerie Brill, ABCDT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sunnyvale, California 94089
maleriebrill@gmail.com
 
Profile: I have been a certified dog trainer through ABC since September 2013. I have been working with dogs and their owners since 2011.

I am involved with fostering dogs from rescues, I volunteer at SVACA, and I work at a doggie day care.

I have a lot of experience working with dogs on behavior, obedience, and fun tricks. My passion has always been for dogs and understanding their behavior.

Looking forward to working with you and your dog!
 
 
Amanda McKitterick, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Corona, California 92882
Phone: 951-642-1338
amanda@wisedogtraining.com
www.wisedogtraining.com
 
Profile: Private and Semi-Private Classes.
Dog Bite prevention seminars

 
 
Cody Coad, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
oceanside, California 92056
Phone: 760.855.1598
Cody@DasAGoodDog.com
DasAGoodDog.com
 
Profile: ABC Certified and happy to be out helping dogs and their owners! Please contact me for any dog needs.
 
 
Megan Lundberg, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chula Vista, California 91915
Phone: 619-777-6770
meg.lundberg@gmail.com
www.themannerlymutt.com
 
Profile: My name is Megan and I live just south of sunny San Diego in the Eastlake neighborhood of Chula Vista, and also provide service to Otay Ranch and throughout the San Diego area. I've always been an animal lover and discovered I had a gift for training dogs at a young age. After attending a university for a few years with the goal of becoming a veterinarian, I realized training is where my heart and passion truly was. I really enjoy helping owners live in harmony with their pets!

The Mannerly Mutt
619-777-6770
www.TheMannerlyMutt.com
www.facebook.com/mannerlymutt
 
 
Skye Adams, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fresno , California 93727
Phone: (925)784-7377
skyerocket2@ymail.com
 
Profile: I am a balanced trainer and will use any tool necessary especially if the dog is at risk of rehoming or euthanasia. I use as much positive reinforcement as possible. I do board dogs for people going out of town i am also willing to do board and train, as well as private and group lessons.
 
 
Colleen Lange, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Clarita, California 91321
Phone: 1-866-780-0600
training@k9mannersmatter.com
www.K9MannersMatter.com
 
Profile: K9 Manners Matter is now serving Santa Clarita Valley's Dogs and their humans. I have a B.S. in Animal Science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a concentration in pre-veterinary medicine, and I am certified in canine CPR. You wouldn't let just anyone teach your kids... please be careful who you let train your dogs!
 
 
Nancy Le, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
san jose, California 95128
Phone: 408-373-1393
nancymle85@yahoo.com
www.intunek9s.com
 
Profile: In Tune K9s specializes in customized plans that fit the needs of your unique dog and their environment. We use positive reinforcement techniques for the K9 and human!
 
 
Tristan Soukup, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Anaheim, California 92807
Phone: 602-686-0758
Alternate Phone: 602-686-0758
Dobiecrazy4ver@gmail.com
 
Profile: Dog trainer
 
 
Sara Denhardt, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92119
Phone: 619-917-9222
SandyPawsSD@yahoo.com
www.facebook.com/SandyPawsDogTraining
 
Profile: Sandy Paws Dog Training aims to help you build a better relationship with your dog through positive reinforcement training.
We offer a Basic Obedience Program that is taught in your home and scheduled at your convenience.

This program teaches cues such as sit, down, no jumping, a no-fail recall, wait, loose leash walking, stay, leave it, etc. The 2nd program we offer is an extension of the Basic Obedience program.

This program works on everything taught in the Basic Obedience program but outside of the home so that distance and distractions can be included. Each session is scheduled at your convenience as well.

We also offer private lessons for any problem behaviors you might need help with. Contact us today!
 
 
Cara Lederman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Newhall, California 91321
Phone: 661-645-9010
Alternate Phone: 661-755-0307
info@Tricks4TreatsDogTraining.com
www.Tricks4TreatsDogTraining.com
 
Profile: If your dog digs up your yard, barks endlessly, jumps on you and your guests, chews your furniture, has separation anxiety, or is just plain unruly in your house… Tricks 4 Treats Dog Training can help!

We will come to your home or a public meeting area such as a park depending on your dog’s needs for a private lesson.

We strive to help create a cohesive living environment while strengthening the bond with your dog. We teach humans and dogs using positive reinforcement, which makes training a great time for all.

Positive reinforcement is a proven and scientific-based training method. Training should be an enjoyable experience for both you and your dog. The more you understand about how your dog thinks and learns, the more effectively you can communicate. Clear communication means successful training and good behavior.

Contact us to book your in-home private lesson, register for a group class series, or schedule a dog walking service!
 
 
Nick Holmes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fresno, California 93720
Phone: 559-287-3017
nicksdogtraining@yahoo.com
www.facebook.com/NicksDogTraining
 
Profile: Hello my name is Nick Holmes and I am a professional dog trainer. My goal is to help you and your dog become one in your relationship, and help you with the problems that may come in this relationship. All dogs deserve happy lives, and I hope to teach you and your dog how everyone in your family unit can achieve that!
 
 
Jenise Gossett, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Huntington Beach, California 92648
Phone: 714-642-2286
Jenise@PeacefulPoochDogTraining.com
PeacefulPoochDogTraining.com
 
Profile: Peaceful Pooch Dog Training can change your dog’s bad behavior & give you what you need…results & relief! We offer private in-home sessions and private day training, where the trainer will design a training program that caters to you and your dog’s exact needs. We also offer a group class for basic obedience ages 6 months and up!
 
 
Heidi Voll, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Castaic, California 91384
hsvoll@hotmail.coom
 
Profile: Private lessons.
 
 
Rudy Penaloza, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Ana, California 92703
Phone: 714-835-3450
Alternate Phone: 540-308-9176
rudyp7@gmail.com
animalbehavioralcollege.com
 
Profile: Professional dog Trainer
 
 
Dia Vickery, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
West Hills, California 91304
Phone: 818.324.9258
ydraig@acugateway.com
www.ydraigkennels.com
 
Profile: Offering private consultations & in-home lessons to help you & your dog work together as a team.

Extra time & training available for puppies. Behavioral understanding of dog psychology & breed traits helps control problem behaviors as they arise.
 
 
Larry Marshall, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Carlsbad, California 92009
Phone: (760) 271-5252
Alternate Phone: (760) 271-5252
larry.marshall@mac.com
northcountypetservices.com
 
Profile: Based in Carlsbad California, we provide trustworthy loving care for your pets.

We currently service:

Cardiff,
Carlsbad
Del Mar
Encinitas
La Costa
Leucadia
Oceanside
Olivenhan
Rancho Santa Fe
San Elijo Hills
San Marcos
Solana Beach

We care for your pets while you are at work, vacationing, or when you just don't have the time...or energy. - Dog Walking- Dog Obedience Training- In-home pet visits to provide fresh water, food, and lots of love and attention- Yard pet waste and cat litter box cleanup- Professional Pet Photography-

Special request? Please let us know!
 
 
Jeffrey Beenken, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
SUN CITY, California 92586
Phone: 951-672-3353
Alternate Phone: 951-639-7189
jeffbeenken@msn.com
jeffrey beenken the dog trainer
 
Profile: I enjoy working with animals.

Dog training is my specialty. I am an ABCDT graduate. I train dogs for: sit-stay,down-stay loose leash, heel, recall, Focus and leave it cue.

I will train Puppies,Juvenile and Adult. I use Positive Reinforcement, Negative Reinforcement and Clicker Training. I do Dog training at the Dog Park.
 
 
Damien Sanchez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Yorba Linda, California 92886
Phone: 714-393-8681
Damiendogtraining@gmail.com
www.damiensdogtraining.com/
 
Profile: Have you just brought home a new puppy, adopted or rescued a dog and find your new furry faced friend has behavior issues?

When you rescue a dog you are getting all the joy and rewards they bring into your life, plus you will see the effects of all of the anxiety, stress, poor training, and too often, mistreatment that has made up their life prior to finding you.

As a mobile dog trainer, let me come to you, your family and your furry friend to help.

I’m can help dogs of any breed or age with a wide range of behavioral issues including:

Housebreaking (potty training?)

Basic commands (Sit, stay, down, come, leave it)

Behavior modifications for the dog that is nervous, aggressive, jumping, excessive barking, separation anxiety, chewing, digging or on your counter looking for food.

I’m mobile and will come to your location in OC County, LA County and parts of the Inland Empire. I’m strictly a positive reinforcement trainer and only use sensible safe training methods and equipment. I will not use choke chains, prong collars or electric shock collars on your dog.

The positive techniques I use create a fun learning experience and help to build a bond of mutual trust and respect between you and your dog.
 
 
Kim Leslie, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Vallejo, California 94591
Phone: 707-647-0781
k9clandt@yahoo.com
www.K9ClanDogTraining.com
 
Profile: Mobile, Insured, Licensed, & Bonded

With over 30 years of experience handling thousands of dogs of various breeds, ages and temperaments; Kim specializes in obedience and behavior issues utilizing various techniques with proven results.

Kim focuses on the family dog and also has experience in AKC Obedience Competition. Kim’s training style uses positive-based approach to enhance the bond between K9 and the human Clan.

Kim recognizes that all dogs are individuals and that they learn at different rates and styles, thus proceeding at the dog’s pace ensures the dog understands the behavior being taught and asked to perform.

Kim is a Full Member of the International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP #3500) Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT #81314) and believes in continuing education by attending seminars and classes, whenever possible presented by various trainers and speakers.

Kim received her Certified Dog Trainer status through Animal Behavior College.

To keep her own dog Shire happy, Kim has certified him in therapy work through Pet Partners and enjoys sharing Shire’s loving and lively personality.

Shire also acts as a demonstration dog in her classes performing the obedience commands and behaviors taught, learned and expected through consistent continued training.

Kim is also Mobile, Insured, Licensed and bonded; Kim feels that being bonded gives her clients added piece of mind. We also offer In-Home training, and group classes.

 
 
Brittany Sorgenstein, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Newhall, California 91321
Phone: 661-755-0307
Alternate Phone: 661-645-9010
info@Tricks4TreatsDogTraining.com
www.tricks4treatsdogtraining.com
 
Profile: Brittany and Cara are certified pet dog trainers from Animal Behavior College.

They are also Program Managers for the Dog Obedience Program at ABC where they help students learn how to become dog trainers themselves.

Cara and Brittany teach humans and dogs using positive reinforcement, which makes training a great time for all.

They are available for in home private lessons and teach weekly group classes in Newhall. They strive to help create a cohesive living environment while strengthening the bond with your dog.
 
 
Graham Bloem, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92109
Phone: 855-CUSTMK9
Alternate Phone: 858-220-9594
graham@specialtydogtraining.com
www.specialtydogtraining.com
 
Profile: Specialty Dog Training is a family owned dog training business in San Diego California run by renowned dog trainer, Graham Bloem. Graham has 13 years of professional dog training experience and provides an elite level of dog training as well as an overall educational experience that you can carry with you for life.

Specialty Dog Training believes in helping you create an unbreakable bond with your dog and a relationship of love and mutual respect. We also believe in utilizing positive reinforcement, structure, appropriate discipline and good clear communication between you and your pet to achieve the finest results in dog training. Your dog is unique for many reasons: breed, age, appearance, genetics, environment, past experiences and general personality. For this reason, we believe in customizing dog training programs that fit your dog and your lifestyle.

Specialty Dog Training also believes in giving back!! We are partnered with local San Diego dog rescues and other wonderful charities to give back where we can. Our most prominent relationships are with Rancho Coastal Humane Society and our very own non-profit Shelter to Soldier™. We are continuously giving back to our community, our military and pets in need.

Graham Bloem's Accomplishments:

~ Graduated Animal Behavior College as an Animal Behavior College Certified Dog Trainer


~Apprenticed with renowned Master Dog Trainer, Rick Klassen.

~Dog Trainer to Helen Woodward Animal Center, a world renowned animal shelter, for 4 years.

~Dog Trainer & Consultant to Rancho Coastal Humane Society, a pioneer in rescue programs, for 2 years.

~Dog Trainer to Nubs Dennis, the world famous rescue dog from Iraq. Nubs’ children’s book is a NY Times Best Seller and is one of the most successful children’s books of all time. The story is now being produced into a motion film.

~Dog Trainer to Lava Kopelman, another famous rescue dog from Iraq. Lava’s owner has published two NY Times Best Sellers.

~Managed and directed Snug Pet Resort & Absolute K9 Training for nearly 4 years.

~Canine Good Citizen Evaluator

~Behavioral Evaluator & Specialist

~Service Dog Specialist

~Therapy Dog Specialist

~Partnered with a team of professional trainers with a combined 60 years of experience. Specializing in competition obedience, Police K9 training & evaluation, detection dogs, family protection dogs, executive protection dogs & Schutzhund.

~Business & Dog Behavior Consultant to boarding facilities, doggie daycares, veterinary hospitals, animals shelters & rescues

~Featured on local and national radio

~Featured on local and national news – CBS 8, ABC 10News, KUSI, FOX, NBC, CNN

~Mentioned and Praised on Ellen DeGeneres Show, Today Show & Tonight Show

~Contributing writer to Dog Fancy Magazine & Dog’s Life Magazine

~Featured and co-sponsored by Petco in a promotional video.

~Founder of Shelter to Soldier™ – a non-profit organization that rescues dogs from shelters and trains them as service dogs for military men and women in need of a service companion.

~Mentor and Trainer to men and women from all branches of our armed forces.

~10 News Leadership Award Recipient



 
 
Jayne Mendez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Rancho Cucamonga, California 91739
Phone: 909-803-8341
Alternate Phone: 909-275-8662
aladju3@yahoo.com
www.miracleforjadefightforlifefoundation.com
 
Profile: My name is Jayne, I run a dog rescue for all breeds. I recently Graduated from ABC. I have been working with trainers for the past 3 years.

I wanted to learn different ways and techniques of training dogs since every dog is different and what works for one may not work for another.
 
 
Stacie Lemieux, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Torrance, California 90504
Phone: 310-613-9380
staciesmannersplease@gmail.com
 
Profile: Member of APDT. Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.
 
 
Jeff Bierlein, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Calimesa, California 92320
Phone: 909-795-2565
jbier64726@aol.com
www.lostdogsbehaviortraining.com
 
Profile: Recently formalized (A.B.C. Certification) my 20 plus years of experience with dogs. Love working with the behavior problems. Hate to see dogs re-homed.
 
 
Frederico Strange, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bakersfield, California 93301
Phone: 404.820.4788
suave_703@yahoo.com
www.bakersfielddogtraining.com
 
Profile: Hello, my name is Frederico Strange, I grew up in Atlanta Ga, and served 8 years in the United States Air Force (USAF) as a Military Working Dog Handler.

I am now servicing the Bakersfield, Lake Isabella, Wofford Heights and surrounding areas throughout Kern County.

While growing up I discovered I had an incredible bond with dogs. I started out at the age of 6 with my first dog. Was a Labrador/American Staffordshire Terrier Mix named Bella. I taught her how to sit, down and follow me everywhere I went.

While training dog within the USAF a few of the many things that I taught dogs was basic obedience, advanced obedience (off-leash), agility and scent tracking.

In 2007 when my enlistment was coming to a close I separated from the USAF and began the long venture of starting my own business.

I continued to train dog in Atlanta from 2007-2013 to keep myself knowledgeable and disciplined within my training skills.

In January of 2013 enrolled at Animal Behavior College to become a certified dog trainer and to acquire the knowledge of using more positive methods within my training program. After gaining the knowledge of positive training method from Animal Behavior College I consider myself a Balance dog trainer.

I graduated in the top of my class to become a certified dog trainer and along the way I received my pet CPR certification and meaning knowledge pet nutrition and effectively teaching group classes.

As part of my training I volunteered at Best Friends Animal Shelter in Mission Hills CA, which is a No kill animal shelter.

I would take dogs out for walks and spend quality time with them one on one, and give them time to run around and enjoy the outdoors.

As part of training I would observe how dogs interact and communicate with each other.My goal as the Owner of my own dog training business is to help dog owners bridge the communication gap with their beloved pet.

Through all my accomplishments and training I use a combination of positive reinforcement and negative punishment to transform your problematic dogs into model canines.

I will wrap this up by saying THANK YOU for reading this and giving me the opportunity of solving the complicated misunderstanding between your pet and yourself.

I have been training dogs for over 10 years now. I started in the United States Air Force as a K-9 Handler. I was very efficient and graduated at the top of my class in the MWD Handler Course. Since 2007 after separating for the USAF I have been actively training dogs of all breeds and temperaments.

In 2013, I graduated from Animal Behavior College from the Dog Obedience Instructors Course to become a Certified Dog Trainer.

On my journey since 2004 I have experience in teaching Scent Tracking, Protection Training and Guard dog training.

I use a more Balanced training Technique which means I use Positive training methods all the time except as a last resort for safety purposes.
 
 
Rob Joseph, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chico, California 95926
Phone: 530 342-9247
askus@wackywags.com
www.wackywags.com
 
Profile: My name is Rob Joseph and I'm the owner of Wacky Wags Doggie Daycare Center LLC.

I teach Basic Dog Training using Positive Reinforcement.
 
 
Christina Walker, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Irvine, California 92604
Phone: 714-745-0513
Christinamae13@gmail.com
Www.crazyforpaws.com
 
Profile: I'm an Animal Behavior College Certified Dog Trainer, Pet Sitter, and Dog Walker.

Since I was young, animals have been my passion! I currently have a doberman and a cat.

I'm also a foster mom to dogs. It's who I am, it's what I do! As your coach in training, I will work to develop the skills of your entire household from puppy to senior, from child to adult.
 
 
Azure Fike, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Clarita, California 91350
Phone: 661-212-4786
apawabove@ymail.com
www.apawabovedogtraining.com
 
Profile: I work with all breeds and sizes of dogs from puppies to adult and rescue dogs specializing in Socialization on all Behavior issues. I use all positive training methods for your dog. Helping your dog become a responsible member of the family.

I offer the following Services:
-Basic Obedience Classes
-Socialization Classes (indoor and off leash)
-Nipping
-Chewing
-Crate Training
-Walking on leash
-Certification for AKC Canine Good Citizen and S.T.A.R. Puppy
-Reactive dogs
Potty Training

I also offer one-on-one Private in-home training covering all areas of Santa Clarita, including Valencia, Newhall, Saugus, Canyon Country, West Ranch, Stevenson Ranch, Agua Dulce and Castaic.
 
 
Carlyn Sykes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Aliso Viejo, California 92656
Phone: 949-415-6309
carlyn.totalpaws@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/totalpawsca
 
Profile: I am a dog trainer and walker based in South Orange County California. I graduated ABC's Dog Trainer Program with honors in 2012. I started my own business to help people and their dogs lead happier more balanced lives together.

Growing up in Southern California my family always had pets: cats, dogs, rabbits, snakes. I love all animals. I was bitten by a dog as an eight year old and went through a period of time where I learned to be afraid of dogs. I eventually grew past it and it has given me a particularly sympathetic perspective and tempered my enthusiasm with wisdom.

By the time I was a teenager my family rescued two dogs CJ and Dane. I always considered them mine and eventually when I moved out on my own they moved with me. They were both Great Dane mixes and over 100 lbs each. They taught me a lot and gave me a lot of happiness for many years.

Now I am married and my husband and I rescued a Lab/Border Collie mix from a local shelter. She is still young but learning to be a great dog and teaching me to be a better trainer.
 
 
Thomas Northcutt, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92103
Phone: 619-847-8671
surfinca.tn@gmail.com
 
Profile: All Services are offered in all of San Diego County & now parts of Riverside County.

Training Services offered include :

Dog Walking

Individual Consultations for Problem Behaviors/Obedience (including a customized training plan)

Consultations for first time dog owners (dog selection, start right plan)

Socialization Activities

*All methods used are positive reinforcement based.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

 
 
Rita Bolla, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92104
Phone: 347-634-8365
rita@yogipupsandpurrs.com
www.yogipupsandpurrs.com
 
Profile: Yogi Pups & Purrs Dog Training - Dog Walking&Running - Pet Sitting

Yogi Pups&Purrs believe that every living thing has a soul and deserves consideration, your dog included. As a Yogi utilizes Prāṇa to maintain inner tranquility, I use positive reinforcement training techniques to maintain a healthy relationship and good communication between you and your four-legged friend.
 
 
Johanna Fiskback Matthews, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Clara, California 95054
hope4canines@gmail.com
Hopeforcanines.com
 
Profile: Private Training/coaching. Day Training
Positive Reinforcement/Reward based Training.

 
 
Matthew White, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Visalia, California 93277
Phone: 559-859-2275
matt@focuseddog.com
focuseddog.com
 
Profile: At Focused Dog we’ve adopted a very positive, motivation-based program. Our training technique encourages dogs and helps them come to realize obedience and other desirable behaviors earn them things they like. (Treats, toys, petting and praise) The primary motivation for the dog will be earning a reward as opposed to avoiding punishment.


 
 
Alex Sanchez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Oakland, California 94606
Phone: 510-914-9755
lxysanchez33@gmail.com
 
Profile: Animals are my passion! Training dogs has become my new passion! After being a volunteer at my local shelter for years, I decided one day to change my career and work with dogs instead! I went to college to be a Psych major, but prefer the mind of dogs! I teach Positive Reinforcement and believe dogs should do things because they want too, not because they have too!
 
 
Heather Winget, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Hollywood , California 91601
Phone: 818-324-3558
sitstayok@yahoo.com
www.sitstayok-k9training.com
 
Profile: I have made my dream a reality and now practice, teach and educate people and their families on how to train their dogs using positive reinforcement techniques. With education, demonstration and patience in my toolbox my goal is to change the world one dog and one owner at a time!

 
 
Diana Lewington, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hayward, California 94544
Phone: 510-600-3477
diana@newtricksobedience.com
www.newtricksobedience.com
 
Profile: After over two decades working in the technology industry, Diana Lewington left her desk job to become a dog trainer. She graduated with honors and received her Professional Dog Trainer Certification from Animal Behavior College (ABC). During her six-month externship, Diana trained many different dogs, including shelter dogs. Her approach to training is positive and gentle. The methods used are without force or dominance. Diana gives owners the tools they need to communicate properly and live in harmony with their dogs.

Diana is a current member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) and South Bay Trainers (SBT) group. In addition to running her own dog based business, Diana is a current and active volunteer at the Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) and continues to work with shelter dogs and assist group training classes. Diana is married to Richard, and they are owned by a long-haired, German Shepherd Dog named Siena.

 
 
Stephanie Taylor, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Clarita, California 91350
Phone: 661-673-3603
Steph4dogs@gmail.com
 
Profile: Dog Trainer
 
 
Shannon Thier, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Costa Mesa, California 92627
Phone: (949) 436-4799
k949dogs@gmai.com
www.k-949.com
 
Profile: Description of Services:

• K-949 strictly promotes force-free, reward/science-based training methods.
• K-949 helps you achieve balance & a harmonious relationship between you and your canine companion using positive, progressive reinforcement.
• K-949 specializes in trick training, clicker training, basic manners, and puppy preparedness, and offers obedience training through behavior modification, for both puppies & adults.
• K-949 educates owners on proper nutrition & care.
• K-949 offers private lessons, both in-home and on-site, for Central to Northern Orange County and Long Beach.
• K-949 offers group classes in both Costa Mesa and Long Beach.
• K-949 founder Shannon Thier regularly attends educational seminars, workshops and webinars, accesses the most up-to-date books, studies, websites & DVDs on training and behavior, and networks with a plethora of other trainers and behaviorists to stay abreast of the most modern, progressive training methods.

General Information:

CPDT-KA (Certified through Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers) #2133358
Animal Behavior College/Certified Dog Trainer (ABCDT)
Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) Professional Member #79827
The Pet Professional Guild (PPG) Member #7502508
National Association of Canine Scent Work (NACSW) Member #M005118
AKC CGC Evaluator
Southern California Dog Trainer's Forum (SCDTF) Member
PetTech Certified in CPR, First Aid & Safety

B.A. in Graphics & B.S. in Communications from University of Miami
 
 
Steve Copeland, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Long Beach, California 90805
Phone: 562-302-3808
Sablepup2000@aol.com
 
Profile: I teach group classes at three locations in the Long Beach area.
 
 
Christina Smith, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sylmar, California 91342
Phone: 818-834-1925
cpawz@aol.com
 
Profile: I do both group classes and privates in-home sessions. I use positive motivational techniques to train your pet to become a positive member of your family. All training is customized to meet the needs of the owner as well as your dog.
 
 
Dallas Brunetti, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Modesto, California 95354
dallasbrunetti@aol.com
 
Profile: I hold several indoor classes: 2 hour clicker workshops once a month, group and private lessons, and I will be beginning agility classes as well. All instruction is based on positive reinforcement techniques.
 
 
Tracey Brooke Ziegler, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hermosa Beach, California 90254
Phone: 310-798-4887
tbzanduck@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I specialize in cultivating the human-animal bond and addressing animal behavior problems - in home and private training are available.

Holding an M.S. in Psychology, I utilize my expertise to create a supportive and nurturing environment in which your expectations/concerns can be openly discussed. Individual behavior problems are identified, and unique behavioral modification plans are developed.

Foster the bond you desire to have with your dog by learning to employ positive reinforcement techniques, and quickly begin to see results!
 
 
Jennifer LaBar, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Escondido, California 92027
info@wonderdogs.net
www.wonderdogs.net
 
Profile: My services include private in-home obedience training and behavior modification within the Northern San Diego area. I use gentle and effective positive reinforcement. Training plans are customized to meet your needs. For more information, contact me via email or click on my website!
 
 
Sandra James, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tahoe City, California 96145
Phone: 530-583-3458
trainer@acek9z.com
www.acek9z.com
 
Profile: Ace K-9 AcademyAs owner of Ace K-9 Academy.

I offer K-9 Preschool, K-9 Academy, K-9 University, and K-9 Private Tutoring classes for you and your dog.

I train using gentle, effective and positive training techniques, to help guide your puppy through its learning process. Early training prevents future behavior problems by appropriate handling, teaching, and socialization.

I will help you train and communicate with your dog more effectively and humanely, which will create a well-mannered companion that is a joy to be with.Helping you educate your dog to be an "ace" companion!
 
 
Odette Kima Makka, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Marina Del Rey, California 90292
Phone: 818-709-0086
Alternate Phone: 818-357-9482
odettekimagrant@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I resolve obedience problems and teach good habits. With my positive reinforcement, dog-friendly techniques, you will see great results over time. Problems such as chewing, jumping, barking, digging, mouthing...etc. can be solved! I teach the basic commands you and your dog should know; sit, down, stay, come, no, etc. If you need any kind of help with your dog, please call or e-mail me!
 
 
Alejandra Rivard, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Alameda, California 94501
Phone: 510-523-0423
pupswaggingtails@comcast.net
 
Profile: Graduated with honors form Animal Behavior College. I use reward-based methods to teach basic dog & puppy manners. Modification Counseling for all levels and positive solutions for problem behaviors.

Speaks Spanish & American Sign Language
 
 
Sandra Edgerton, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sherman Oaks, California 91403
Phone: 818-789-6386
Esandstorm@cs.com
 
Profile: I am an honor graduate of Animal Behavior College and will be starting a beginner classes in Glendale shortly. Dogs have been a part of my life for the last 36 years, and I'm sure will continue to be a part of it for 36 more.
 
 
Mimi Katz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92128
Phone: 858-354-5029
 
Profile: Dogs by Design

Dogs by Design provides in-home dog training services, using humane training methods only.

In-home allows the dog his secure environment, reducing the dog's training stress, while dealing with issues right on site. Dogs are trained with kindness, compassion and respect. Owners are provided with encouragement, education and support.
 
 
Maureen Seiferling, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Leandro, California 94579
Phone: 510-347-3760
Alternate Phone: 510-388-3760
peticular.care@earthlink.net
www.peticularcare.net
 
Profile: Auntie M's PETicular Care

Servicing the California Bay Area, Auntie M's offers sPETacular care in training, pet sitting, dog walking and pet first aid.

Auntie M's is licensed and bonded. We are a proud member of Pet Sitters International (PSI), Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) and certified by the American Red Cross, Bay Area Chapter.
 
 
Larry Ontiveros, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hacienda Heights, California 91745
Phone: 626-290-4370
www.Paws2tail.com
 
Profile: PAWS2TAIL

In-home obedience training for your dog or puppy. I will meet with you at a time convenient to your busy schedule: daytime, evenings, or on Saturdays. The lessons will include introducing you and your dog to basic obedience, such as:
~Sit
~Auto/Sit
~Sit Stay

I will also include personalized help on correcting all those annoying bad habits, such as:
~Jumping on guests
~Jumping on the furniture
~Chewing
~Digging
~Nuisance barking

 
 
Kei Thomas Maruyama, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Monica, California 90402
Phone: 310-614-2817
 
Profile: Providing in-home training service. I will teach you not only the skills necessary to train your canine, but to understand what motivates your canine's behavior and how to solve behavior problems or prevent them altogether.
 
 
Jamie Lurtz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Anaheim, California 92805
Phone: 714-404-9314
solutionspets@aol.com
www.solutionspets.com
 
Profile: Solutions! Pet Services

I come to you! Reward based training and positive solutions for all your pet needs. I'm based in Orange County and service the surrounding areas. Call or email for more info.

 
 
Rebecca King, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bakersfield, California 93301
Phone: 661-345-9582
home.att.net/~barkers-7733
 
Profile: B.A.R.K.E.R.S. Dog Training

I offer puppy, basic & intermediate group training classes emphasizing the use of positive, motivational training methods. I am also an approved AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator and a member of APDT.
 
 
Colleen Steckloff, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Venice, California 90291
Phone: 3103991028
Colleen@LAk9s.com
www.LAk9s.com
 
Profile: Teach the Human to Lead and the Dog will Follow

Colleen Steckloff has a recurring role on The Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan and has been featured on Kathy Griffen Life on the D List, Good Day LA, and Lassie's Pet Vet.

 
 
Jackie Hakim, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Playa Del Rey, California 90293
Phone: 310-578-1520
jackie@heelingarts.com
www.heelingarts.com
 
Profile: Heeling Arts Dog Training

I graduated top of my class from ABC...and have been teaching since 2001. I offer privates & group classes through the City of West Hollywood and some Petco's around the area. I have studied with top trainers around the country and am certified in various methods of training
 
 
Lezle Stein, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Los Angeles, California 90065
Phone: 323-225-6700
thedogtrainer@hotmail.com
www.handlewoofcare.com
 
Profile: Handle with Care Dog Training

Offering private in-home instruction and group classes. Beginning and Advances Levels. Reward based training.

CGC Evaluator

Specialties: Rescue dogs
 
 
Steve Corioso, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Gilroy, California 95020
Phone: 408-489-5890
corio@charter.net
 
Profile:
 
 
Marcia Siderow, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chatsworth, California 91311
Phone: 818-886-4738
care4yrpet@aol.com
www.care4yrpet.com
 
Profile: CARE 4 YOUR PET/MY SMART K9 DOG SPORTS & TRAINING

Marcia has certifications from the following:

Animal Behavior College, May 2006
Karen Pryor Clicker Academy, 2008
Canine Behavior Centre (Canine Psychology), Feb. 2004

Classes offered:

BASIC OBEDIENCE (with Puppy Star) INTERMEDIATE OBEDIENCE,
CGC PREP AND TESTING,
BASIC AGILITY,
INTRO TO NOSEWORK,
INTRO TO ODOR IN NOSEWORK.

Also, private and in home training.
 
 
Donna Hasbrouck, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Los Gatos, California 95032
Phone: 408-489-5576
donna@allfortheloveofdogs.com
www.allfortheloveofdogs.com
 
Profile: All for the Love of Dogs

I love working with dogs and their owners. I’m an ABC Honor Graduate. I use positive reinforcement and motivational training to build and improve relationships between dogs and their people. I offer group lessons plus in-home personalized training in communities surrounding Los Gatos, CA.

Services include household manners, obedience, polite behaviors, behavior counseling, new puppy preparation and socialization. Dogs are tremendous gifts of nature and extremely responsive to these techniques. I look forward to working with you and your canine partner!
 
 
Jimmy Koffel, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Downey, California 90242
Phone: 562-637-3937
www.downtownkennels.com
 
Profile: Downtown Kennels and Dog Training

Dog obedience training and behavior modification for all breed of dogs. We offer group classes, as well as, in home private instruction in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas. Show quality American Pit Bull Terrier puppies for sale and stud service. Breeding for the advancement of the breed.
 
 
Lori Barnabe, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Oakland, California 94602
Phone: 510-290-3198
lori@arrowdogtraining.com
www.arrowdogtraining.com
 
Profile: Arrow Dog & Puppy Training

I'm Lori Barnabe, founder of Arrow Dog and Puppy Training. I started Arrow for dogs and puppies of all backgrounds, but I have a particular interest in special needs shelter dogs.

During my years as a County Animal Control Officer and later a Registered Veterinary Technician for a Municipal Animal Shelter, I saw first hand what led former guardians to turn their dogs over to public agencies. I also learned what kind of treatment could turn a dog’s behavior around and get them a second chance at becoming the lovable companions dogs want to be. My goal is to ensure that each dog who attends class at Arrow becomes a cherished and permanent member of their family, and a source of pride for its guardians.

With that goal in mind, before the actual training sessions begin, I develop an individual program for each student; a program that recognizes and considers a dog’s whole environment; physical, emotional, and spiritual. I like to think of this as a “Whole-istic” approach.

To learn more about this approach to good dog behavior, please contact me for a free in-home consultation.
 
 
Wayne Shaffer, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kelseyville, California 95451
Phone: 000-000-0000
teachdogs@live.com
shafferbooks.com
 
Profile: Retired from training, read our books about dog training on our website.
 
 
Brenda Pond, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Signal Hill, California 90755
Phone: 562-445-5784
brenda.pond@lausd.net
 
Profile:
 
 
Mike Kennedy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Brentwood, California 94513
Phone: 925-437-4462
mike@mybuddydogtraining.com
www.mybuddydogtraining.com
 
Profile: My Buddy Dog Training
 
 
Brenda Pond, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Glendora, California 91740
Phone: 562-445-5784
Alternate Phone: 310-354-5000 ext 5029
 
Profile: Pups and Pals Dog Training

I am a certified dog trainer and I absolutely love dogs and their owners. I specialize in obedience training for your dog. I offer training the following areas:

Sit, Sit-stay, Down, Down-star, Focusing, Boundary Training, and also problem solving such as a jumping dog.

Please call me for an appointment.

 
 
Lindsey Nugent, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
El Cajon, California 92021
Phone: 619-733-6993
jklmnugent@earthlink.net
 
Profile: I have experience in basic training along with a service dog background. My specialty is puppies, both in group training and one-on-one. I also offer in-board training to individuals that are looking to board a dog and receive training at the same time.
 
 
Susan Barretta, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Redondo Beach, California 90278
doglady@dogmation.com
www.dogmation.com
 
Profile: I offer dog walking and exercise, as well as basic obedience training in the Redondo Beach, CA vicinity. Evenings and weekends.
 
 
Denise Perry, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Riverside, California 92507
Phone: 951-588-1200
denise@waggintailsdaycamp.com
www.waggintailsdaycamp.com
 
Profile: Waggin' Tails Day Camp & Pet Boarding

We are the first upscale doggie day camp and pet boarding facility in the Inland Empire. We offer a supervised day camp for dogs of every size and energy level. Dogs that show aggression are not able to play in a group but may be able to board. We also offer overnight boarding. Boarding campers who are appropriate play during the day with other campers and retreat to their kennels for a nap time and then again at night.

Our training facility is on site and we offer numerous options. Along with Puppy Socialization Classes, we offer Basic Obedience, Canine Good Citizen classes and private training.

Kitties are also invited to spend the night in our Kitty Kamp!

Our facility is supervised by staff 24/7 and pets are never left unattended.

Playing campers can be seen via our webcams by logging onto our website.

 
 
Shannon Landon, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Burbank, California 91510
Phone: 818-720-0943
info@zen-doggie.com
www.zen-doggie.com
 
Profile: Zen Doggie Dog Training

Born in Los Angeles, I have always adored animals. My passion for pets took me from my career as an Emmy-Award winning designer to devoting my life to animals and their care. I owned and operated 4 Paws Walking Company while going to Animal Behavior College to get my ABC Dog Training Certification.

I have been volunteering for the Glendale Humane Society since 2005. I assist in the process of rehabilitating shelter animals, so they have a better chance at achieving a successful adoption.

I currently offer Canine Etiquette Group Classes & Canine Clicker Training Group Classes at McCambridge in Burbank. Puppy In-Home Private Programs, Dog In-Home Private Programs and Getting a new Dog - Dog Preparedness In-Home Private Lessons are also available. Please check us out online: www.zen-doggie.com.

 
 
Chantal Nadeau-Plunkett, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Northridge, California 91326
Phone: 818-366-K911
k911dogtraining@msn.com
www.k911dogtraining.net
 
Profile: K9-1-1 Training

I graduated from ABC with Honors. I specialize in behavior issues, general training, and behavior modification. I'm a member of the APDT. Experienced, reward-based training, insured.
 
 
Katrina Walton, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Westlake Village, California 91361
Phone: 805-428-2750
Katrina@canineconsistency.com
www.canineconsistency.com/
 
Profile: Canine Consistency

Are you a leader... or is your dog leading you? Give your canine companion exactly what they need to succeed! My private, in-home, training/behavior program will get you and your pooch on the right track.

My classes cover come, sit, sit-stay, down, down-stay, heel, loose-leash walking, place, unruly behavior, potty training, aggression, etc...

Serving San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, and Ventura County etc.
 
 
Adriano Moises, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Salinas, California 93907
Phone: 831-402-4998
moisesa89@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Hello, My name is Adriano Moises, I'm ABC Certified Dog Trainer, serving in Monterey and Santa Cruz, California.

Teaching private sessions.





 
 
Jenine Hill, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Spring Valley, California 919770
Phone: 619 470-8863
Alternate Phone: 619 857-11673
jttoy2@msn.com
 
Profile: Currently working @ Petco Eastlake as ASSOCIATE DOG TRAINER INSTRUCTOR.


 
 
Megan Plunkett, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92115
Phone: 619-325-9801
meganp@savethebond.com
savethebond.com
 
Profile: Save the Bond

Affordable, Friendly Help for Your Canine Companion.

Save the Bond offers in-home dog training for obedience, problem solving, and behavior modification. Knowledge about the structure and function of the canine’s brain and the way organisms learn is applied using safe, gentle, and highly effective techniques.
 
 
Trudy Gardner, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Half Moon Bay, California 94019
Phone: 650-560-8055
Alternate Phone: 650-440-0821
halfmoonbaydogs@yahoo.com
halfmoonbaydogs.com
 
Profile: No Place Like Home

After almost 20 years working in television, I wanted to spend more time with the most important things in my life - my dogs, Gidget & Collin. In doing so, I discovered my true passion in life and started "No Place Like Home", a Professional Pet Sitting business.

I quickly realized I needed to expand my portfolio and enrolled in ABC to become a trainer. Both my dogs were holy terrors when they were puppies and now I know why. After graduating with honors from ABC, I incorporated Dog Training into my business portfolio.

Having a true understanding of dogs has made my life and business so much more fullfilling.
 
 
Lisa Yelverton, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sacramento, California 95822
Phone: 916-296-3720
headstails@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Heads & Tails

Teaching people about dogs, teaching dogs about people

Dog training is all about communication. Dogs are willing and eager to learn. I offer in-home sessions to help you learn how to communicate with your dog and then address whatever training & behavior issues you are having with your dog. I believe the more you learn about your dog, the more your dog will learn. Please call me and we will 'talk dog'.
 
 
Dawn Vanderwel, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Yorba Linda, California 92886
Phone: 714-695-9791
cjvanderwel@yahoo.com
www.waggntails.net
 
Profile: I started training dogs in 9th grade for my FFA project and I knew I had found my calling. I received my BS in Animal Science from Cal Poly Pomona and then my dog training certification. I specialize in obedience and behavioral problems with a particular interest in aggression issues.

Please contact me for more information.
 
 
Sandra Wagner, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92126
Phone: 858-693-7551
sandnbeach@netzero.com
 
Profile: The education I received from ABC has been a great opportunity to learn about the behavior of canines as well as learning how to train canines.

I wish to start this new career as a certified dog trainer to instruct owners on how to develop a bond with "man's best friend".

Working with a couple of rescue groups gives me the hands-on experience needed to learn more about these dogs behaviors and to practice training techniques to help get them overcome issues.
 
 
Tara Zettl, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orange County, California 92630
Phone: 949-463-6465
tara@aroundofapaws.com
www.aroundofapaws.com
 
Profile: A Round of aPaws

A Round of aPAWS provides personal in-home training classes for you and your canine.

The courses cover basic commands such as; sit and sit stay, off, stand, come, leave it, down and down stay, heel and loose leash walking.

It also covers behavioral issues such as jumping, chewing, biting, puppy nipping, house breaking, socialization, excessive barking, digging, begging and adopted dog issues. Each course is customized to your needs. Let me help you give your dog A Round of aPAWS!




 
 
Teri D. Brown, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Moorpark, California 93021
Phone: (805) 529-6634
Alternate Phone: (805) 469-4835
homedesgno@adelphia.net
 
Profile:

Angelick Canines Dog Training
Turn Your Little Devil Into An Angel

Offer basic obedience and problem solving using positive reinforcement methods in your dog's environment. Always humane and gentle.
 
 
Catherine Creighton, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Oakland, California 94610
Phone: 510-451-6416
catherinecreighton@sbcglobal.net
www.ruffnreadydogtraining.com
 
Profile: Ruff 'n Ready Dog Training

Ruff 'n Ready Dog Training provides customized private dog training for the busy professional as well as specialized dog walking for those dogs with special needs.
 
 
Angela Morin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Moreno Valley, California 92553
Phone: 951-217-8987
EnlightenedCanines@yahoo.com
www.meetup.com/InlandEmpireDogTraining/
 
Profile: Inland Empire Dog Training
Offering basic and advanced dog obedience training and pack puppy socialization classes! We now offer AKC Canine Good Citizen testing!

Our passion is rescuing and rehabilitating shelter dogs and finding wonderful homes for them when they become available!

 
 
Jessica Wheatcraft & Nan Arthur, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92123
Phone: 619-244-7585
Alternate Phone: 619-994-9191
dogmomca@wholedogtraining.com
www.wholedogtraining.com
 
Profile: Whole Dog Training

Whole Dog Training uses positive reinforcement methods only and offers several services. They include: private in-home lessons, group classes, behavior consultations, homes school training, a free community behavior help line, new dog adjustment training, puppy selection and more!
 
 
Donna Kading, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Rancho Cucamonga, California 91739
Phone: 909-463-0897
clawzandpawz@aol.com
www.clawzandpawz.net
 
Profile: Claws and Paws In-Home Pet Sitting and Dog Training

I started my pet sitting business called “Claws and Paws In-Home Pet Sitting” in 1999. I started off with one client and have grown my business to over 400 active clients. I trademarked my name and have opened two additional Claws and Paws Pet Sitting businesses, one in Orange County and one in Riverside County. While working as a pet sitter I offer a variety of services from basic animal care including, feed and water, mail and newspaper service, watering plants, cleaning litter boxes, dog walks and any little thing the client wants me to do.

I offer private dog training from beginner to advanced.

I am also a AKC CGC evaluator.
 
 
Ann King, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
El Dorado Hills, California 95762
Phone: 916-221-8833
ann@compliantk9.com
www.CompliantK9.com
 
Profile: CompliantK9

CompliantK9 uses positive reinforcement & leadership-based training techniques to train dogs and educate people about dog behavior, obedience, and eliminating nuisance behaviors. Recommendations are targeted and specific to each unique situation. I offer free and discounted sessions to people who adopt from a shelter. Have the dog you've always wanted!
 
 
Steven Citti, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fremont, California 94537-7747
Phone: 510-745-8633
info@dociledogs.com
www.dociledogs.com
 
Profile: Docile Dogs

Please visit my website or contact me for more information. Thank you!
 
 
Ronit Golan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Long Beach, California 90807
Phone: 562-572-7756
ronit413@verizon.net
www.ronitsktraining.com
 
Profile: Ronit's k-9 training

I offer private training. Please contact me for more information. Thank you!
 
 
Cyndy Wood CPDT-KA, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Burbank, California 91505
Phone: 818 398-7916
info@SitStayGoodDawg.com
www.SitStayGoodDawg.com
 
Profile: Sit…Stay…Good Dawg! Training & Behavior

Classes:
Good Dawg School - 4 months and older - Basic Obedience & House Manners

CGC Prep Academy - Practice for 10-step AKC Canine Good Citizen Certification test

Private In-Home:
Puppy & Basic Obedience, Problem Resolution using Praise & Rewards
Day Training - Stay-At-Home Boot Camp

APDT Professional Member
AKC-Approved Canine Good Citizen Evaluator

Positive Training for Dogs and their People, serving the San Fernando Valley, Burbank, Glendale.
 
 
Meredith Weir, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lompoc, California 93436
Phone: 805-286-0941
merepetlover@gmail.com
 
Profile: Mere-Care Petsitting Plus

I am owner of Mere-Care Petsitting Plus. I am an ABC Certified Dog Trainer. I offer private lessons on basic dog commands. I also work on rescued dogs' behavioral and re-training issues,my training is done one on one, in a more consultative manner . what we can't fix we manage, since I work with rescues who have unknown baggage we sometimes need to compromise, as all my pets are rescues I understand and believe with patience and understanding they can become good members of your furry family.
 
 
Sherry Heyerly, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Toluca Lake, California 91602
Phone: 818-506-6103
info@divinepaws.com
www.divinepaws.com
 
Profile: Divine Paws Dog Training & Walking

I am deeply committed to educating dog owners and children to create a balanced and happy home.

Training Programs:
-Basic obedience: on-leash & off-leash
-Puppy Training: House breaking, Chewing, Mouthing, Socialization & much more
-Problem Solving: Jumping, Barking, Chewing, Begging, Jumping, Unruly House Behavior

Please give me a call to discuss your needs!

 
 
Akiko Makino, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Irvine, California 92618
Phone: 646-247-5264
pal_nydt@yahoo.co.jp
paldt.seesaa.net/
 
Profile: PAL DOG TRAINING

I offer private or semi-private dog obedience classes, puppy socialization, and problem solving in Japanese/English...
I'll use positive reinforcement methods only! Please contact me for more information.
 
 
Michelle Demers, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Los Angeles, California 90064
Phone: 310-785-7953
 
Profile: Since graduating from Animal Behavior College, I have continued volunteering (working with a variety of breeds & ages) at the West LA Shelter. I live in the West LA area and offer basic obedience to puppies and grown dogs. Although I offer basic obedience I also help with behavioral problems. I prefer individual private training but can also work with groups, and am available nights and weekends.

 
 
Cliff Severinsen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Redding, California 96001
Phone: 530-510-3757
theegrinch2000@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Clifford's dog training

Please contact me for more information. Thank you!

 
 
Lisa Scott, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Huntington Beach, California 92649
Phone: 714-423-0472
mypvtidaho88@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I am an ABC Certified Dog Trainer; I offer private lessons, solutions for behavior issues and dog tricks.

For more info, please call or e-mail.

 
 
Liz Ghear, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Laguna Hills, California 92653
Phone: 949-939-5812
lizzyg@cox.net
 
Profile: PET CARE, INC.

Certified trainer, individual or group training available
 
 
Daniel S. Dagg, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Clayton, California 94517
Phone: 925-250-9013
topdog@bayareadogtrainer.com
www.BayAreaDogTrainer.com
 
Profile: Top Dog, Inc.

My name is Daniel Dagg. I am a Bay Area Professional Dog Trainer and President of Top Dog, Inc. located in the East Bay Area. I have been involved with dogs and fascinated by animal behavior my entire life. The most important thing that I have learned about dog behavior is that they are genetically programmed to follow a leader. We must lay down a proper psychological foundation before we can build a solid behavioral and obedience structure.
 
 
Caitlin Davis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Vista, California 92081
Phone: 760-214-4773
PawsitiveGuidance@cox.net
 
Profile: Pawsitive Guidance Dog Training & Pet Sitting Services

Positive Reinforcement dog training and behavioral management - also offering pet sitting and dog walking.

APDT & PSI Certified - Pet First Aid Certified
 
 
Stefani Jones, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hermosa Beach, California 90254
Phone: 310-686-3326
Stefsdogs@gmail.com
 
Profile: Stef's Dogs

Training:
Obedience Training
Puppy Training
Housebreaking
Behavior Modification
Problem Solving
Rehabilitation

Pet Services:
Dog Walking/Running
Pet Sitting-All Pets

 
 
Gloria Post, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Jose, California 95124
Phone: 408-309-8451
gloria@handsondogtraining.com
www.handsondogtraining.com
 
Profile: Hands On Dog Training

As a professional dog trainer, I want to help you deepen the bond you share with your dog using reward based positive training methods.

I strive to make my training classes fun for you while targeting specific "training" issues for each client.

I offer puppy, juvenile, intermediate and advanced training classes. Private in-home training is also available.
 
 
Jeanette Trotman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Laguna Hills, California 92653
Phone: 949-838-5258
Jeanette.trotman@cox.net
 
Profile: Paws Down Dog Training

Group Classes
Private Training
In-Board Training
 
 
Sabrina Watts , ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Redwood City, California 94063
Phone: 650-669-5254
sabrinawatts@yahoo.com
www.gooddogforlife.com
 
Profile: -Private Dog training with Custom written Training Plans

-Daily Exercising including walking & Hikes

-Grooming

-Pet-sitting offered to existing clients

Check us out online!

www.gooddogforlife.com

www.facebook.com/gooddogforlife

http://www.apdt.com/petowners/ts/us/details.aspx?slne=12780

 
 
Suzanne Golden, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hawthorne, California 90250
Phone: 310-779-6846
dawgbiz@gmail.com
www.nomatterthebreed.com
 
Profile: No Matter the Breed... I can help!

I offer dog training, behavior consulting for dogs and puppies, group classes, as well as private lessons. If you need pet services such as dog walking and/or pet sitting while you're away.....I can help!
 
 
Michael A. Whittaker, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Simi Valley, California 93063
Phone: 805-428-2164 Cell
Whittakerenterprise@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Whittaker’s Dog Training

Basic obedience training

 
 
Sue Penn, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lompoc, California 93436
Phone: 805-717-4696
dogsgonegood.sue@gmail.com
 
Profile: Profile: I specialize in obedience training, as well as behavior issues; simple to complex issues such as aggression, fear related, separation anxiety, remedial socialization, resource guarding etc.

My training methods are based in science, using only reward based protocols. No pain, fear or intimidation. I will teach you how to have a dog that is happily obedient while being a benevolent leader. I will also show you how to help your dog overcome any issues they may be having using only current and safe methods.

Puppy/Adult Classes
Problem Solving
Behavior Modification
Private Customized In-Home Training
Shelter/Rescue Transitions
Temperament Testing

 
 
Glenn Farris, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Visalia, California 93277
Phone: 559-731-2238
glenn@alphak9trainingyahoo.biz
alphak9trainingyahoo.biz
 
Profile: Alpha K9 Training

At Alpha K9 Training we offer Obedience Training, Agility Training, and Puppy Classes.

We at Alpha K9 love dogs and are a dog training business who is concerned with the outcome of every student and their furry companion. Remember a trained dog is a happy dog.
 
 
Jordan Knight, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Barbara, California 93101
Phone: 805-252-8196
Jordan@sbdogs.com
www.sbdogs.com
 
Profile: SBdogs

At SBdogs, Jordan has created several options to best suit you and your dog's needs. She offers both Group and Private Lessons. Private lessons allow you to work at your own pace on your specific needs in the comfort of your home or choice of training environment. Group lessons allow you to socialize while training at great rates.

Jordan is committed to helping you create a balanced environment for your dog to sustain a long-term, successful relationship. She has a passion for her job and strives to create a plan that ensures your success and exceeds your expectations.

 
 
Manuel Contreras, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chula Vista, California 91910
Phone: 619-955-9504
Manuelcon87@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Pawsitive Dog Training

I offer private in-home obedience training & behavior modification.
 
 
Brad Wood, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Costa Mesa, California 92627
Phone: 714-421-1588
adogsbestfriend@sbcglobal.net
bradwood.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: A Dog's Best Friend

A Dogs Best Friend offers in-home puppy & dog obedience training. My goal is to bring you and your dog to a new level of love, understanding, and fun through positive reinforcement obedience training.

I believe all dogs are eager and willing to learn, if you just learn how to communicate clearly to them in a way they understand.

I have learned through experience that training the owner how to communicate with their dog is just as important as teaching their dog basic obedience.

When you are ready to take this wonderful journey with your best friend, I am here to be your guide.

 
 
Tami Cox, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Clarita, California 91350
Phone: 661-310-4133
doggonehappy@socal.rr.com
www.doggonehappy.org
 
Profile: My Basic Obedient Classes will cover: sit, down, stay, recall cue, release cue, heel and the focus cue. It will be a 1 hour class, lasting seven weeks. This is a group class and is limited to ten owners and their dogs. However, I also teach private Lesson as well.

My Problem Solving Lessons are taught in the privacy of your own home. I would come out and observe the situation and work with you and your dog to resolve such issues as, jumping, barking, digging, begging, unruly behavior in the house, puppy nipping and housebreaking.

My goal is to help people enjoy their dogs by learning how to communicate effectively through Dog Obedient Classes, Private Lessons and Problem Solving. I know I can help you and your dog with all of your challenges and doggie issues, so that you and your dog can be...

Dog Gone Happy!

 
 
Valli Aman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Valley Glen, California 91401
Phone: 818-988-8027
ohmydog@earthlink.net
www.ohmydog-la.com
 
Profile: Oh My Dog

Offering Personal Service and Affordable Options for Private and Group Dog and Puppy Training; Dog Walk and Training (your most affordable option); Discount Training Supplies; Gentle Methods; Owner Training; Pet and Owner Photography.
 
 
Robert E. Sotelo Jr., ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Maywood, California 90270
Phone: 562-896-2437
Chilldawg@sbcglobal.net
 
Profile:
Chill Dawg Obedience Training

Classes in English/Classes en Espanol!

I offer group and private lessons. I will help you with all your dog's behavioral problems and obedience training using positive reinforcement. Serving all of Los Angeles county!

Tengo classes en grupo o privado. Te ayudare con problemas de comportenamiento y con classes de obediencia usando refuersos positivos. Servicio en todos lados de Los Angeles. Llame hoy!
 
 
Lara Schindler, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92017
Phone: 619-889-8606
lara@happydoghappyowner.com
www.happydoghappyowner.com
 
Profile: Happy Dog Happy Owner

Happy Dog Happy Owner is dedicated to helping dog owners develop successful relationships with their pets. Obedience training and behavior modification are used to create a well-mannered, attentive dog who is responsive to your commands. We use positive reinforcement training techniques. We also offer agility, canine good citizen and water sports training classes.

Multi-day classes, single session workshops, and private options are available in the greater San Diego area.
 
 
Stephanie Salaz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Anaheim, California 92804
Phone: 714-220-7466
racegirl8645@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Stephanie's Dog Training "Get Your Growl On"

I am also listed on Craiglist under "Pets."
 
 
Cynthia Velderrain, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Costa Mesa, California 92626
Phone: 714-317-6595
ccvelderrain@hotmail.com
CynthiasDogTraining.com
 
Profile: ABC Certified Pet Training Instructor

Puppy/Beginner Education is a 6 week course for puppies and dogs that have had not previous training.
Prerequisite: current on vaccinations.

Intermediate Education is a 6 week course for puppies and dogs 5 months and older that want to continue their education.
Prerequisite: current on vaccinations.

Click-A-Trick Education is a six week course for puppies and dogs of any age. Prerequisite: Puppy or Beginner Education, or comparable skills; current on vaccinations. This course will help you communicate using a clicker as part of our positive reinforcement-based program.

Advanced Education is a six week course for dogs and owners wanting to further continue their education. Prerequisite: Intermediate Education, or comparable skills; current on vaccinations. This course will help strengthen your dog’s reliability in every situation.

Private Lessons are also available.

With these different course selections, together we will be able to help get your dog from puppy to adulthood positively and with a lot of fun!!!



 
 
Rene Watkins, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cypress, California 90630
Phone: 714-222-7673
flstcladyrider@ca.rr.com
 
Profile: Married 39 years - 2 grown boys. We are all animal lovers - have never been without them. They add so much to your life. That's why I chose to train; without proper training they can be more of a headache than a joy. Like children, they just need a chance.
 
 
Tara Erickson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Los Angeles, California 90068
Phone: 702-581-7121
Tarasdogtraining@gmail.com
www.TarasDogTraining.com
 
Profile: Tara's Dog Training

The Las Vegas native has lived with and trained animals throughout her life and includes several professional courses to perfect her technique and complement her natural abilities with animals.

She worked in Hawaii as part of the Training and Education Team at Dolphin Quest and is currently the House Trainer for WagVille, a Dog Daycare in Los Angeles and co-trainer with J9's K9's Training in LA. She offers a fun way to train your dog, whether it be in one of her classes or private sessions, you and your dog will learn about each other and have fun doing it!

 
 
Bob Hamilton, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chico, California 95928
Phone: 530-566-7412
bobhamilton3@live.com
 
Profile: Bob's Dog Training

I am an obedience and behavior specialist. I can teach your dog all the basics; Sit, Stay, Sit stay and more. I can stop the pooping in the house, and solve other behavioral problems. Call today, I'll help you and your dog get along.. Chico and Paradise area's only.
 
 
Gloria Zuleta, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Castro Valley, California 94546
Phone: (925) 768-4784 Cell
Alternate Phone: (510) 537-1816 Home
training@dogmasterrelation.org
www.dogmasterrelaton.org
 
Profile: Dog & Master Relationship

At DOG & MASTER RELATIONSHIP, we specialize on coaching people on establishing a relationship with their dog, based on respect and leadership.


 
 
Nadia Brunner, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hollywood, California 91601
Phone: 323-422-2840
thebarkingbunch@yahoo.com
http://www.thebarkingbunch.com
 
Profile: The Barking Bunch

The Barking Bunch training technique focuses on positive reinforcement training. All sessions are customized to fit the needs of both dog and human clientele and are designed to strengthen communication between the two.

 
 
Mark Tipton CPDT-KA, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Clarita, California 91321
Phone: 661-803-8461
mark@angeldogstraining.com
www.angeldogstraining.com
 
Profile: Learn how you can communicate with your dog, with trust, love, and care
 
 
Britta Staub, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92064
Phone: 858-206-3032
britta@aspiredogtraining.com
aspiredogtraining.com
 
Profile: My goal is to create RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERS AND WELL BEHAVED DOGS! I work with ALL dogs and any behavioral issues, no dog is untrainable!

Please visit my website:
AspireDogTraining.com

to see my many qualifications and certifications. I am the most affordable certified dog trainer in San Diego County.

No dogs will be harmed or stressed during training. I work hands on with you to give the tools you need to have a dog that will behave the way you want all the time.
 
 
Sevana Mailian, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tujunga, California 91042
Phone: 818-438-8852
Sevana@doggyutopia.com
www.doggyutopia.com
 
Profile: DoggyUtopia

DoggyUtopia uses positive reinforcement methods to motivate, train and discipline dogs.

Training is more than just basic commands such as sit and stay. It is learning about dog psychology and the canine-human relationship by creating respect and trust between the owner and the dog. Once the owner acknowledges the importance of this type of connection, we are ready to train our dogs.

 
 
Martha Castleman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Anderson, California 96007
castlemac@gmail.com
 
Profile: I am temporarily not offering any services. My apologies for the inconvienence.
 
 
Eduardo "Eddie" Alvarado, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Porterville, California 93257
Phone: 559-333-1838
Alternate Phone: 559-782-3015
pawsitivetraining93257@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Pawsitive Dog Training

We offer group and private classes. Basic Obedience, Advanced (tricks),Problem solving, and Socialization. We believe every dog can be a great dog with the proper training. "For a Pawsitively Great Dog" give Pawsitive Dog Training a call!
 
 
Steve Payan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Pasadena, California 91754
Phone: 323-864-7247
steve.payan@sbcglobal.net
steve.thedogtrainer.org/
 
Profile: Best Friend-Dog Trainer LLC

I offer group and private lessons.
I cover basic obedience, problem solving, puppy training, and new dog owners 101.

I train with praise and affection using positive reinforcements. Call, email, text, or go to my website. Let me know how I can help you and your family have a better relationship with your dog.I serve the Los Angeles, Pasadena, and San Gabriel Valley.

 
 
Donna Beckett, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Cruz, California 95060
Phone: 408-892-7889
dlshuster@hotmail.com
 
Profile: Pet Sitters Plus

Provides positive training techniques through clicker training for canine obedience at all levels

 
 
Jake Krasner, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92065
Phone: 760-415-0709
skrasner@hotmail.com
www.jake.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Sense of Balance Dog Training

I specialize in working with dogs, of all ages, that have behavior problems using positive methods of training.

I work very Closely with Private Animal Rescue and Foster groups, training adopted dogs.

I also train normal commands, for all age and breeds of dogs.

Have been lovingly working with dogs for over 40 years, keeping up with the newest training methods.

 
 
Darlene Hildebrand, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Simi Valley, California 93065
Phone: 805-813-5455
darlenequil@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Please call or e-mail for more information.

 
 
David Allen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Long Beach, California 90808
Phone: 562-999-6747
david@uberdogtrainer.com
www.uberdogtrainer.com
 
Profile: Uberdog

Uberdog is dedicated to providing the best quality training and care for your pets. Private classes, conducted in your home, as well as group classes, taught at LaunderPet in Seal Beach are available. All classes are taught by a Certified Pet Dog Trainer.

Peace of mind comes with knowing that ÜberDog is CPR and pet first-aid certified, a certifified pet dog trainer, licensed, bonded and insured.
 
 
Nancy Smithies-Frampton, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cloverdale, California 95425
Phone: 707-758-0990
goldengirl115@att.net
 
Profile: Mellow Yellow Dog Care & Obedience Training

Devoted to PAWSITIVE training methods and coaching.

 
 
Doris Moore, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Winnetka, California 91306
Phone: 818-932-9457
Alternate Phone: 818-480-2345
Moodor8@aol.com
 
Profile: Certified Animal Behaviorist & Canine Educator Basic Obedience & Problem Solving

Your dog wants you to be the Leader of the Pack.

Teaching your dog obedience cues enables him/her to trust you & feel secure with you.

You want your dog to be happy, not be obedient because he/she fears to be punished.

I graduated from Animal Behavior College with Honors & have experience training my own dogs for years. Allow me to help you live a happy life with your 4-legged companion.
 
 
Faith Braun, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Auburn, California 95603
Phone: 530-333-5375
sashadonadogs@gmail.com
faith.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Faith's Dog Training

I use positive reinforcement training methods to help you and your four legged furry friend with common issues as pulling, jumping, coming when called and more. I make in home training sessions easy and convenient to fit your schedule.
 
 
Tiziana Sorge, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Los Angeles, California 90048
Phone: 323-782-1922
Alternate Phone: 310-490-3337
tnt718@aol.com
www.barkinghampalacedoggydaycare.com
 
Profile: Barkingham Palace

We are an exclusive SMALL DOG ONLY Doggy Daycare and Grooming Facility (ALL SIZES ARE WELCOME FOR GROOMS).We offer dog training classes or one on one training in our facility as well as private in-home training. We offer pick-up and delivery, grooming, daycare, walks, and obedience training at hourly rates.We are EXTREMELY CLEAN and ODOR FREE!!!
 
 
Gillian Young, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Marcos, California 92078
Phone: 703-944-4442
wonderdoginstitute@yahoo.com
wonderdog.thedogtrainer.org/
 
Profile: Specializing in helping owners adjust to their dog's recent BLINDNESS. Practical canine etiquette for all occasions.

Assistance with proper socialization techniques with crowds and houseguests and how to maintain vigilance while at the dog park - signs to look for if your dog is acting inappropriately and how to address it and stay consistent.
 
 
Matt Miller, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Francisco, California 94109
Phone: 415-746-9672
matt@wetnosepetcare.com
www.wetnosepetcare.com
 
Profile: Matt is a certified dog trainer with the Animal Behavior College, fully insured and bonded and is certified in Animal First Aid/CPR with the American Red Cross. He offers a wide range of services all over San Francisco including: Dog Obedience Classes, Pet Sitting, Boarding, Walking and Private Instruction.
 
 
Leighton Roux, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ojai, California 93023
Phone: 909-908-3907
leighton.roux@gmail.com
www.leightonroux.com
 
Profile: I offer private obedience training, behavior problem solving options, and pet walking/sitting services. I use only positive training methods. I strive to help others develop stronger relationships with their pets through understanding and clear communication.
 
 
Mary Hirt, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Los Angeles, California 90066
Phone: (310) 391-6699
mahirt@verizon.net
 
Profile: Mary works with owners on how to build a more positive bond with their dog, which in turn leads to a better behaved companion.

By building engagement between the dog and the owner, Mary lays a foundation that allows other learning to take place. This thoughtful approach will do wonders in helping the dog focus on you and make learning the basic commands of sit, stay, leave-it, down,come and loose leash walking a joy for both the owner and the dog.

The end result is that a positive learning relationship exists. This is the key link in establishing continued learning between you and your companion.

The system Mary uses is primarily reward based training.There is an emphasis on marking the behaviors that you like while re-enforcing the positive relationship that you have with your companion.

Mary's training includes motivational techniques based on the primary drive of each dog using food, play, toys, and praise with the thoughtful appropriate application of aversion.

To get started in building that best friend relationship contact Mary Hirt.
 
 
Dan Mauk, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Benicia, California 94510
Phone: 707-747-0169
dan.mauk@earthlink.net
 
Profile: I offer positive reinforcement based obedience training, private lessons, and specialize in solving your dog’s behavior problems, such as aggression, jumping, barking, digging, chewing, mouthing, potting training, and more.

I volunteer at a local Humane Society animal shelter training dogs, and I offer discounted training for clients who have adopted a dog from any shelter.

Contact me for a complimentary consultation and development of a training plan for you and your best friend.

 
 
Rose McIntyre, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santee, California 92071
Phone: (619)672-3162
soulfilled1@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I'm an ABC certified dog trainer. I love animals and people. The idea of helping people to have happier relationships to their dogs and thus less stress in their lives inspires me. If you need help with obedience or problem solving, I am your woman.
 
 
Robert Sotelo, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Maywood, California 90270
Phone: 562-896-2437
RSotelo@HumaneSociety.org
humanesociety.org
 
Profile: I am currently a Community Organizer/Dog Trainer for the Humane Society of the United States-Pets for Life program. I do door to Door outreach and offer FREE spay/neuter, vaccines, Veterinary services and Dog training to residents in underserved unincorperated parts of Los Angeles CA.
 
 
Taj Panganibn, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Francisco, California 94112
Phone: 4152256724
admin@norcaldogacademy.com
www.norcaldogacademy.com
 
Profile: Profile: Certified by Animal Behavior College, Taj Panganiban at Nor Cal Dog Academy covers the entire city of San Francisco and daily focusing on reliable obedience, exercise, socialization and attention - all the things that dogs love and make them enjoyable.

Unfortunately when a dog is not mentally/physically exercised or socialized they don’t act in a manner that is appropriate around humans. Nor Cal Dog Academy makes personal and professional effort to improve life quality for humans through their pets by offering stimulation for the dog, and direction for the human.

Learning obedience can be served through group class or private training for specialized need and/or attention. Above all, puppy class is by far the best class as it sets you off in the right direction – an ounce of prevention is definitely worth a pound of cure.

Nor Cal Dog Academy uses positive reinforcement to increase good behavior and control dog behaviors such as barking, chewing and jumping around humans. Positive reinforcement is rewarding the dog with something he likes after he does something you like. It is not always with treats but encompasses all rewards such as walks, attention and acting like a dog - jumping, pulling and barking.

Our group walks are an excellent complement to the training your dog may already have or is receiving - or just a productive way to release energy while you're away as the old proven adage says “A tired dog is a GOOD dog”. You'll be glad to know that our groups are always transported and monitored in a safe, fun way without allowing any bad habits to occur or be reinforced.

Feel free to browse through the site for training tips, recommendations and sign up for training and/or exercise so you can get started on improving the quality of you and your pet’s life!

 
 
Karen Hieger, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Simi Valley, California 93063
Phone: 805-304-9709
TheDogGoddess@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Puppy and Basic Obedience, Problem Solving
 
 
April Howard, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ventura, California 93001
Phone: 720-206-8745
April@pawpotential.com
 
Profile: Private lessons offered for basic obedience and day to day obstacles. I work towards training owners to train their dogs. My goal is to help create a healthy, positive relationship between owner and dog through positive reinforcement. Pet sitting & dog walking is also available.
 
 
Dona Lopez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Long Beach, California 90805
Phone: 562-472-9282
iwannawalknroll@yahoo.com
www.iwannawalknroll.com
 
Profile: Walk N' Roll Dog Walking and Training Services

Whether your pooch is a couch paw-tato in need of some daily exercise, a puppy needing a little TLC while you are away at work, or you need help with basic obedience, Walk N' Roll can help turn your dog into a WALK STAR!!!

Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/iwannawalknroll

PET SITTING COMING SOON
 
 
Sara Miles, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92104
Phone: 619-770-8754
smilesdogtraining@gmail.com
 
Profile: It is one of my greatest joys to see dogs and owners learn how to communicate efficiently with my help. I currently work for a local shelter, but take on private clients when my schedule allows.
 
 
Franca Yeske, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Mission Viejo, California 92692
Phone: 949.768.6920
doggiedoright4u@gmail.com
www.OrangeCountyDogTrainer.com
 
Profile: DOGGIE DO RIGHT

In-home, private dog training and problem solving, serving Orange County. You and your best friend will bond and blossom together!

Also, dog walking available locally.
 
 
Kate Beatie, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Rosa, California 95405
Phone: 707 537 7963
katebeatie@sbcglobal.net
 
Profile: Here & There Pet Care Services is owned & operated by Kate, specializing in dog walking, home visits for dogs & cats, and Tuesday evening Kinderpuppy classes in Santa Rosa.
 
 
Whitney Dewar, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Montara, California 94037
Phone: 650-270-5974
marleydexlola@aol.com
marley-and-me.com
 
Profile: If you're like us, your pets have become family members. When you can't be home for them, whether because of work, vacation or other obligations, you want them taken care of with the same love and attention you give them. That's exactly what we do at Marley & Me Animal Services. Because we love pets!

Pet services include:

Daily dog walking group - Everyday in the mid-morning we go out with a small group of dogs on a hike, trip to the dog park or maybe the beach! **Daily discounts apply
Boarding in our private home- includes at least two hour long walks each day, feeding, any medication, and anything special your best friend needs to be at home with us. $50 per day
Private training lessons available!
Doggie Daycare- includes local pick up and drop off free $40 per day
Basic bathing and brushing $20-$30 depending on weight
Transportation to vet or groomer

Home services include:

Watering plants
Bringing in newspapers/mail
Turning on/alternating lights
Opening/closing blinds
Carrying trash in/out
Litterbox/cage cleaning
Cat and small animal care


**Refer a friend and get credit

 
 
Trina MacDonald, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Clarita, California 91350
Phone: 818-645-5340
trina@allfourpawspetcare.com
allfourpawspetcare.com
 
Profile: Pet sitting, Dog walking, training services
 
 
Russ Thompson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Riverside, California 92504
Phone: 951-415-9463
rustyscrazypitbull@yahoo.com
 
Profile: ABC Certified Dog Trainer

Family dog trainer, Obedience, Manners,Behavior Modification, Problem Solving and Exercise Programs


 
 
Bryndon Golya, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Costa Mesa , California Ca
Phone: 949-836-6708
Bryndon@occaninecoaching.com
www.occaninecoaching.com
 
Profile: please visit my website for more info on me as a trainer and the services I offer. All my work is personalized and tailored to your specific needs. This includes many pricing options and flexible times which I have found are much appreciated. If you have a dog who could use some work or you are getting a dog of any kind please call me for assistance sooner than later.

 
 
Kim Simpson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Aguanga, California 92536
Phone: (714) 600-3109
Alternate Phone: (951) 216-5080
undrfyr@earthlink.net
 
Profile: I recently graduated as an Honor student from Animal Behavior College in July 2010. I have many years experience in training dogs and horses. I specialize in training obedience to help dogs earn their AKC Good Canine Citizen Certificate, and then to receive their therapy dog certification.

I also have vast experience working with shelter dogs and rehabilitating shelter dogs to be rehomed. I personally have 5 Rottweilers who have all passed their AKC Good Canine Citizen and Therapy Dog International Tests, and currently go to various hospitals and schools on therapy visits. I would be happy to help you and your dog with any behavior issues your dog may be having, including aggression, or just to train your dog to be a Good Canine Citizen!

 
 
Victoria Ramos, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Arroyo Grande, California 93420
Phone: 805-474-4500
vjramos@aol.com
www.gooddogma.net
 
Profile: Good Dogma believes in emphasizing positive reinforcement techniques to train and solve behavior problems. Good Dogma is committed to providing education and communication skills necessary to create a lifelong successful relationship between humans and their canine companions. Good Dogma uses reward-based positive reinforcement methods including treats, lures, and clicker training. We focus on teaching consistent voice and body language practices in order to enhance success.

Founder Lisa Ellman has provided obedience training and behavior modification to dogs and their owners since 1996. Lisa is a Professional Member of APDT and a mentor trainer to students of the Animal Behavior College (ABC). Co-Trainer Vicki Ramos is a graduate of the ABC.

 
 
Michele Clark, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Burbank, California 91504
Phone: 8183149033
Alternate Phone: 8183149033
squirl17@hotmail.com
jackofallpaws.com
 
Profile: We specialize in big dogs, small dogs, cats, bunnies and just about anything with paws! Our services are:

Private and group dog training
Dog walking
Pet sitting - medications and injections ok!
Pet taxi- Ride to the Vet? Groomer?
Peace Love N Pets,

Michele Clark

 
 
Donna Jackson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Canyon Country, California 91351
Phone: 818 4257027
runthedogs@att.net
 
Profile: Exercise and training for the dog you've always wanted.
 
 
Andee Rivera, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92126
Phone: 858-693-4296
andeewr@san.rr.com
www.grandmadeespetcare
 
Profile: Andee Rivera, also known as Grandma Dee is a certified ABC Dog Trainer, specializing in puppy training.

The best time to start training your puppy is between 8 weeks and 4 months of age. They are little sponges at this time and learn quickly what is expected of them. If they are left to their own means, they will often become impossible to live with; what was cute when they were a pup is no longer cute when they are an adult.

A large percentage of these dogs wind up in a shelter, or worse. Be a good puppy parent.

 
 
Eva Snopek, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Thousand Oaks, California 91360
Phone: 805-231-8511
gentlemethodspetcare@hotmail.com
 
Profile: Profile: I had my own pet sitting/walking business before I turned to be an ABC Certified Dog Trainer.
Now I am certified with references.
I use positive training with gentle methods.
Member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainer and I'm a volunteer of the Canine Adoption and Rescue League.

I offer: Puppy classes, Obedience I and II
Agility class
K9 Good Citizen Training.
Dealing with general behavior issues
Group and private lessons are available.

Thank you for visiting, Eva Snopek ABCDT



 
 
Denise Foreman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Rohnert Park, California 94928
Phone: 707-766-4306
K9foreman@gmail.com
 
Profile: I have always loved animals, and so along with dog training I am studying to be a veterinary technician. I believe in positive reinforcement methods and I do not train with choke, or prong collars, nor do I train with shock collars. I believe in relationship building to gain an overall better dog, better home life, and a better companion.
 
 
Leighton Roux, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Upland, California 91784
Phone: 909-908-3907
leighton.roux@gmail.com
 
Profile: I offer private obedience training and behavior problem solving options.

I use only positive training methods. I strive to help others develop stronger relationships with their pets through understanding and clear communication.
 
 
Teri Abshier, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bakersfield, California 93312
Phone: (661)205-2052
teriabshier@rocketmail.com
www.pawsibledogtraining.com
 
Profile: Offering in-home training in basic through advanced obedience, clicker training, trick courses, socialization, problem solving, and behavior modification.
 
 
Jordan Tharp, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Oakland, California 94606
jordanashley109@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Too many dogs are euthanized for behavioral reasons and it pains me. My special focuses are with Bully breeds, problem behaviors, fearful dogs, and basic training using positive reinforcement and clicker training. I can also help you learn rally obedience, which is fun for both you and your dog!
 
 
Tamara Clark, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Los Angeles, California 90014
Phone: 213-321-6319
tamara@barkandclark.com
barkandclark.com
 
Profile: Bark & Clark

Please see my website for all training options and walking needs.
 
 
Amanda Purviance, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San diego, California 92154
Phone: 619-565-3688
amandapurviance@gmail.com
 
Profile: Hello, my name is Amanda Purviance and I am a graduate of Animal Behavior College. I have a passion for training dogs and teaching their human counterparts the benefits of having a well mannered dog.

I am the proud owner of a German Shepherd and love spending time with him teaching him new things and watching him figure out puzzles. I want to help people appreciate every thing their dog is capable of doing.

 
 
Alex Tamaki, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Laguna Hills, California 92654
Phone: 949-371-3912
Alternate Phone: 949-878-1991
benitohouse.tamaki6@gmail.com
www.aikenbenitoshouse.com
 
Profile: I offer private customized lessons in the comfort of your home and group lessons in my neighborhood.

My Training Program consists of Basic Obedience, Problem Solving, Behavior Modification and Agility Training using Positive Reinforcement.

Memberships: IACP, ASPCA, AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, Vice President at Laguna Woods Dog Club.

Certified: Pet First Aid/ Red Cross

Volunteer: Pet Therapy Program Volunteer, Laguna Beach Animal Shelter Volunteer, Barks of Love Rescue.

Bilingual: English/Japanese www.youtube.com/tamakibenito
 
 
Amber Plumley, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Concord, California 94519
Phone: 925-383-6065
wolfgurl3232@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I am a recent graduate who is looking to start up my clientele. I specialize in Northern breeds such as, Alaskan Malamute's, Huskies, and Samoyed's. I teach all basic commands and problem behaviors.
 
 
Daniel Dudley, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
West Hills, California 91307
Phone: 8183099403
Alternate Phone: 8183099403
danrdudley@gmail.com
 
Profile: I'm an educator at heart. My goal is to present my clients with all the tools and treatment plans needed to achieve a healthy relationship with their dog. With a background in teaching I'm able to tailor to every specific need. I specialize in building strong foundations for families and single owners with dogs. Be it Obedience, Rehabilitation or Simple to Advanced cues; you will feel confident with your dog! And the dogs will show you unconditional respect for it.

I offer free 30 minute consultations and offer services to the greater San Fernando Valley areas. Call anytime to see how I can get you everything you'll need to truly have Man and Woman's best friend!

Pet Sitting Available!

 
 
George Menna, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Cruz, California 95060
Phone: 831-247-1947
george.menna@gmail.com
www.georgemennathedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Paws To Train uses positive reinforcement training techniques. I believe 100% in creating an environment where the dog is successful in learning and having fun at the same time. The more times you say yes the quicker the dog says okay.


 
 
Carla Lewis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Escondido, California 92026
Phone: 805-331-1024
carla.lewis@doglover.com
carlalewis.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: I am currently assisting with group classes for Beckman's Dog Training at Kahoot's Pet Supply training center in Escondido. I also have been doing private lessons around the San Diego area. So far I have only been doing dog training as a second job, but hope to some day work into my only job. My dream would be to have my own dog training facility where I live.
 
 
Shelley Roe, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Encino, California 91316
Phone: (818)647-2172
WestCoastPaws_DogTraining@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I graduated from Animal Behavior College's Dog Obedience Trainer Program with honors in 2010.

It is my goal to teach pet guardians how to train their dogs through compassionate, reward based, positive training methods. I want you to have the most rewarding, positive relationship you can possibly have with your furry family member.

I currently offer basic obedience training as well as dealing with problem behaviors such as digging, excessive barking, jumping and housebreaking.





 
 
Cristina Berumen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Cristina, California 91722
Phone: (626) 217-3684
dorcris12@yahoo.com
facebook.com/newleashonlifedt
 
Profile: Cristina has owned and enjoyed animals her entire life. A self-proclaimed “dog person,” Cristina finally decided to do something productive with her love of animals.

Her dream to become a dog trainer began while volunteering with the Linda Blair World Heart Foundation.

Since that time, she has obtained her certification as a Certified Dog Trainer from Animal Behavior College.

There she was taught:

Learning Theory,
Behavior problem solving
Aggression,
Ethology,
Puppy Development,
How to conduct and teach Group Classes
How to safely handle and train dogs.

In her spare time she enjoys working with rescues and spay and neuter campaigns.
 
 
Cat Sobolewski, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Hills, California 91343
Phone: (818) 923-9417
www.trainmymutt@verizon.net
www.mongrelsnmutts.com
 
Profile: Cat Sobolewski, an honors graduate of Animal Behavior College provides positive & balanced training for you and your pal. Focusing on basic obedience and problem behaviors. Small group classes sign-up via website www.mongrelsnmutts.com Private students please call for a free in-home consultation (818)923-9417.

 
 
Kathleen Dunn, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Redding, California 96049
Phone: 530-356-8286
KathysK9Kelts@charter.net
K9keltsdogtraining.wordpress.com
 
Profile: I am a Certified Trainer & AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator/Trainer.

I began training dogs in the early 1990's. I'm an ABC Mentor. All of my dogs have titles in various dog sports.

NOW offering classes:

Puppy
AKC Puppy S.T.A.R. Classes
Basic Class
Intermediate Class
Advanced Classes
CGC & CGC Advanced
Agility
Rally “O”
Flyball.

Private lessons are available, including solving behavior problems, working with separation anxiety, fearful/shy dogs, socialization issues, and mild/moderate aggression or reactive behavior.

I believe that training should be fun for both people and dogs. My training approach is based on using science-based, time-tested, positive training techniques & a tool box full of ideas. "Unleashing Your Dog's Pawsibilities"!
 
 
Jenna Correia, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Healdsburg, California 95448
Phone: 707-321-6886
jenna.fourpawsup@yahoo.com
www.fourpawsup.org
 
Profile: My name is Jenna Correia and I currently started my own obedience training business in Healdsburg California. I look forward to growing in my career and helping dogs and their owners.
 
 
Penny DiLoreto, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Escondido, California 92025
Phone: 858 705-3564
pdilo@pacbell.net
www.k9dogpark.com
 
Profile: Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assesed (CPDT-KA) Graduate of Veterinary Assistant training, Graduate of Animal Behavior College, Certified AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy and Canine Good Citizen Dog Trainer / evaluator, American Red Cross Certified animal first aid / CPR instructor, dog breeder with over 16 years experience. Penny is also works with the Animal Behavior College as a Trainer Mentor and enjoys helping future ABC Graduates.
 
 
Annie Adams, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Caliente, California 93518
Phone: 661-867-2412
doggydiamonds@sti.net
 
Profile: DIAMONDS IN THE RRRUFF:FAMILY DOG TRAINING

Currently, I offer private in-home sessions for obedience training and behavior modification, with customized plans developed for you and your dog.

Serving Bakersfield, Caliente, Tehachapi, Lake Isabella

Specializing in:
Shelter and Rescue dogs
Fearful dogs

"Helping people with their dogs; helping dogs with their people."

 
 
Josh Pitts, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chico, California 95926
Phone: 5302289115
dogguyjosh@gmail.com
www.DogGuyJosh.com
 
Profile: Learn how to train your dog or have your dog trained for you!


 
 
Tony Gallegos, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lemoore, California 93245
Phone: (559)904-3787
Alternate Phone: (559)582-5352
deadpool@lemoorenet.com
fresnodogtraining.com/tonygallegos.html
 
Profile: Over 25 years training family and friends' dogs in obedience and hunting (retriever) training. ABC Certified in 2006.

Behavior consultant and dog trainer.

Involved with rescue and has a 100% rehabilitation and rehoming rate for the dogs fostered.

Evaluates dogs for Kings County Animal Control.

AKC Approved Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator

I offer private lessons, basic and intermediate manners group instruction, and CGC upon request.
 
 
Julie Curtin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Paramount, California 90723
Phone: (714) 936-6891
boscodogtraining@aol.com
 
Profile: BoscoDog & Puppy Training's founding certified trainer, Julie, works to mold each of her classes to best fit her clients' needs and wants for their dogs.

Motivational techniques and reward-based training make it easy and fun for your dog to become a BoscoDog!!! Please feel free to email or call Julie for more information about her schedule, rates, and available classes!
 
 
Szashe Rowland, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Burbank, California 91506
Phone: (818) 438-2908
szasherowland@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I am an ABC Certified Dog Trainer and I graduated with Honors. My first love has always been dogs, and I hope to use my training towards keeping dogs in forever homes as well as zero euthanasia. Using positive training methods I am proficient in Obedience, Problem Solving, and Behavior Modification.
 
 
Chad Culp, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Gilroy, California 95020
Phone: 408-838-0100
Chad@ThrivingCanine.com
www.ThrivingCanine.com
 
Profile: Chad is a graduate of Animal Behavior College and Global College of Natural Medicine. Chad owns and operates a full service dog training outfit, Thriving Canine in the Bay Area, Ca.

Chad will work with you and your dog to improve your dog's behavior, sharpen their obedience and exercise them mentally and physically, all of which will strengthen your relationship with your dog.

Chad offers a variety of dog training options depending on your location and your dog's needs with the intention of helping you experience a better life with your dog.
 
 
Emily Markham, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Francisco, California 94110
Phone: 415-889-9853
emily@progressivepup.com
www.progressivepup.com
 
Profile: The Progressive Pup is a San Francisco pet care company specializing in off-leash group hikes, founded by animal lover and dog professional, Emily Markham. Emily is a graduate of Animal Behavior College, and of The San Francisco Academy for Dog Trainers. The latter, widely considered "The Harvard of Dog Training" is where Emily gained invaluable hands on experience and animal behavior knowledge from some of the best in the field.

The goal of The Progressive Pup is to improve the lives of dogs through exercise, socialization and positive reinforcement training.

 
 
Barbara Adler, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Los Alamitos, California 90720
Phone: 877-657-3647
speak@raisingk9.org
www.raisingk9.org
 
Profile: Barbara Adler, ABCDT, CPDT-KA is the owner/operator of Raising K9. Barbara is a graduate of Animal Behavior College, nationally certified by The Certification Council For Professional Dog Trainers, a professional member of the APDT & general member of the AABP. Raising K9 specializes in custom designed training services including In-Home sessions, Day Training & Board 'N Train programs.
 
 
Natasha Sinyaver, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San francisco, California 94121
Phone: 954.336.1555
Tailuniversity@gmail.com
 
Profile: Tail University
 
 
Jim Clark, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Guerneville, California 95446
angello001@att.net
 
Profile: Certified ABC dog trainer
 
 
Elisabeth Rosen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Antelope, California 95843
Phone: 916-943-5796
info@petyourdog.net
www.petyourdog.net
 
Profile: At P.E.T. your dog it is our mission to impart top quality care, service, and products to enhance the lives and relationships of pets and their owners!

Please visit our website to view our full line of services and products.

 
 
Stephanie Lam, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Jose, California 95136
Phone: 4088022298
stephaniemarielam@gmail.com
www.stephanielam.com
 
Profile: In addition to being an ABCDT, I'm also an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and the Marketing & Education Director for Our Pack Pit Bull Rescue.
 
 
Rob Hoffman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sun Valley, California 91352
Phone: (818) 220-6828
dogstar.rob@gmail.com
 
Profile: I offer training and boarding.

I have always had a way with dogs. My training style is easy going, with a down to earth explanations on how to guide your dogs in the most effective way.

Please call anytime for prices on training and/or boarding.

Thank you.
 
 
Renee Bear, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
El Cajon, California 92021
Phone: 619-981-0165
luckydoglt@gmail.com
wholedogtraining.com
 
Profile: I have always been an animal lover! Now I am happy to say that I am a Certified Dog Trainer who teaches only with positive reinforcement methods.
 
 
Pam Godwin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lodi, California 95240
Phone: 530-957-5620
pjgodwin60@yahoo.com
Pam the Dog Trainer.com
 
Profile: I am a Certified Dog Trainer and Behavioral Counselor who can offer training and solutions for you and your dog. I offer private lessons in the comfort of your home at reasonable rates.

Puppy kindergarten
Beginner for dogs older than 5 months
Intermediate
Advanced

I am certified by Animal Behavior College and an AKC Canine Good citizen Evaluator.

I can help you with solutions to the following behavior issues:

Jumping
Puppy nipping and mouthing
Begging
Stealing food
Excessive barking
Inappropriate chewing
Stool eating
House training
Digging
Fear-based aggression

 
 
Caitlin Ellis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Newark, California 94560
Phone: 510 491 5454
Alternate Phone: 510 792 0436
yaaadddamean@yahoo.com
facebook.com/happypawswts
 
Profile: Happy paws doggie services is all about our pets and there needs.I help build you and your dogs communication.I a lso provide walking ,boarding and sitting. I really try to be there for you and your pet. So no never need to worry about the other member of your family.
 
 
Joy Holland, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Martinez, California 94553
Phone: 925-231-5073
Alternate Phone: 925-370-6060
thejoyofdogs@yahoo.com
 
Profile: After completing my ABC Dog Trainer Certification in August 2009, I was hired at Petco in Martinez, CA. I completed the Petco Dog Trainer Certification as well and have been teaching group classes there since March 2010. Puppy, basic and intermediate classes are available 3 days a week, as well as free seminars and doggie playdates, $10 1 hour workshops, and private lessons.
 
 
Amber Kothe, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Culver City, California 90232
Phone: 562-225-7128
amber@pawsdowntraining.com
pawsdowntraining.com
 
Profile: I am here to help you live in peace with your puppy and keep the dog you've adopted! My services include in-home private training sessions as well as group classes.

I use positive reinforcement techniques and customize our sessions to your specific needs. I train puppies from 2 months young to dog who have lived 14 years... they are never too old to learn new tricks!

I also have dog walking and pet sitting services. Contact me for more information. I look forward to working with you!

Best!
Amber


 
 
Robert McCormick, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fairfield, California 94533
Phone: (707)208-3791
robertthedogtrainer@gmail.com
 
Profile: Hi, My name is Robert McCormick I am the founder of K.T.K Bullies a family owned kennel and a graduate of Animal Behavior college. I am certified in Animal Behavior, Training, Training Shelter Animals, Vet Tech,Grooming, Dog Nutristionist,CPR and First aid for dogs and more.

I am a dog lover first, and a dog specialist second. I know from first-hand experience the difference dog training makes in the relationship between
dog and dog owner. Without professional training it can sometimes be a frustrating relationship, but with an investment in good training and some of the programs we offer you will be able to see your animal transform from a dog into a wonderful family member.
 
 
Beverley Mercier Ward, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Penn Valley, California 95946
Phone: 530.575.6571
Alternate Phone: 530.471.5041
beverley@sammiesfriends.org
sammiesfriends.org
 
Profile: Dogs are my friends and I treat them as such: whether they be disobedient, unsocialized, aggressive or just do not have a clue.

My committment and passion is geared toward the assimilation of dogs with problem behaviors into the human pack. What is normal for a dog, may not be appropriate for you or in your home....It is my passion to give you the dog that you want, I am committed and I can help you!
 
 
Mary Cacciapaglia, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Hueneme, California 93041
Phone: 8059820481
Alternate Phone: 8059820481
pawsfirstchoice@gmail.com
www.pawsfirstchoice.com
 
Profile: Dog trainer in the Ventura County area. I specialize in obedience training, problem solving and the Dogs & Storks program, the first national program that prepares
families with dogs for life with baby!
 
 
Christa Webster, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fresno, California 93612
Phone: (559) 421-5850
cwebster517@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Positive training is the key to communiation between you and your pet
 
 
Dorothy Gambina, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Corona, California 92881
Phone: 951-415-5528
Dgambina80@hotmail.com
 
Profile: My name is Dorothy. I just graduated from ABC, and plan on working as a trainer at a doggy day-care doing Dog Obedience, Puppy Kindergarten and dogs with fear issues.
 
 
VEVA DYER, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
LANDERS, California 92285
Phone: 760-364-4214
Alternate Phone: 760-401-4177
vevadyer@peoplepc.com
 
Profile: I AM AN ANIMAL LOVER. I WANT TO HELP FAMILIES GET TO KNOW THEIR PUPPIES AND ADOPTED DOGS. I WANT TO HELP WITH TRAINING THEM TO BECOME MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY.A HAPPY DOG IS A WELL TRAINED MEMBER OF YOUR FAMILY. A WELL TRAINED DOG CAN ALSO MAKE THE FAMILY HAPPIER WITH THEIR PETS. I HAVE TAKEN AND PASSED THE ABC BEHAVIOR TRAINING CURRICULUM AND WANT TO PUT THAT TRAINING TO GOOD US HELPING OTHERS TRAIN THEIR PETS.


 
 
Jaime Gaspar, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Los Banos , California 93635
Phone: 209-675-8791
jaime.gaspar94@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Hello everyone,
I am now a graduate from Animal Behavior College. I have 3 of my own dogs and my love for all dogs has been growing sense I was a young child. I am now offering dog training classes. Let me help you to turn your dog into the pet that you have always wanted. I look forward to working with each and everyone of you and your pets.

Thank You,
Jaime Gaspar

 
 
Elizabeth Alanis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fresno, California 93703
Phone: 559-709-3089
elizabeth@lizspositivek9training.com
www.lizspositivek9training.com
 
Profile: Positive owners = Positive dogs

 
 
Karrie Hall, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Dinuba, California 93618
Phone: 559 375-0746
Alternate Phone: 559 591-6419
karrieskanineacademy@gmail.com
www.karrieskanineacademy.com
 
Profile: Training Dogs......Teaching People

Training will enhance the bond between you and your dog.

Dogs who have a solid obedience education are a joy to live with-they have good manners in the presence of people and other dogs.

Offering Private and Group Lessons, specializing in behavior modification.

BELIEVE IN THE POSSIBILITIES
 
 
Susan Ijames, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Vista, California 92084
Phone: 760 822 5343
sijames@cox.net
www.pawsntraining.com
 
Profile: I use positive reinforcement methods only and offer several services. They include: private in-home lessons, group classes, behavior consultations, home school training, new dog adjustment training, puppy selection and more!
 
 
Barbra McClung, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Arroyo Grande, California 93420
Phone: 8054730160
bsmccl@att.net
 
Profile: I work primarily with shelter/rescue dogs. Successfully completed "Training Shelter Dogs" continuing education program from Animal Behavior College.
 
 
John Chirico, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Daly City, California 94015
Phone: 415-846-0805
johnchirico@sbcglobal.net
www.abcdogsSF.com
 
Profile: I have been professionally involved in the pet care industry since starting my dog walking business in San Francisco, in 1998.

The key to having a happy, healthy, and balanced dog lies with structure in the home, competent and consistent training, and providing sufficient physical and mental stimulation.

Dog walking and private training services provided.

 
 
Kathy Major, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Concord, California 94521
Phone: 925 708-5329
kl50major@yahoo.com
coming soon
 
Profile: My Goal: Create a peaceful home for my clients and their canine companions.

Education & Experience:

Certified dog trainer through ABC.
Petsitter/Dog Walker since 2000 with Animal Companions of Pleasant Hill.
Volunteer at local shelter since 2010 in Dog Care.
Continuing education through courses & seminars.
 
 
Kelly Kidwell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bonita, California 91902
Phone: 619-267-0604
reileysrun@gmail.com
 
Profile: I am passionate about working with dogs. I trained and competed with my rescue dog, Reiley, in obedience and agility, earning numerous titles. I am an instructor with the Agility Club of San Diego teaching agility to dog/handler teams.

Reiley's Run Canine Academy offers individual and group training for companion and sport dogs.
 
 
Tracy Burke, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Pedro, California 90731
Phone: (424) 224-7279
Alternate Phone: (310) 809-3293
gracierose777@aol.com
gracierosedogtraining.com
 
Profile: Training methods are positive reinforcement based and are force free.Graduate of the Karen Pryor Academy - KPA-CTP.

Additional trainer profiles at clickertraining.com and apdt.com;

Certified Professional Dog Trainer - CPDT-KA through the Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers.

I am bonded and insured and provide private lessons in Los Angeles County. Lessons are tailored to your specific needs and are booked on a lesson by lesson basis.

I specialize in rescue/shelter dogs and multi-dog households.
 
 
Stephanie Foster, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sunnyvale, California 94087
Phone: 650-814-8372
stephanie@happyleashes.com
www.happyleashes.com
 
Profile: Whether your dog is just starting to discover the outside world or is an old pro looking for a new adventure, Happy Leashes provides personalized dog walking services to meet the needs of both dog and owner.

 
 
Jo-Ann Friedman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Escondido, California 92026
Phone: 760-310-7559
jo@gottalovem.com
 
Profile: All breed training since 1995. Positive reinforcement methods;

Canine Good Citizen Testing
Puppy
Basic
Advanced Obedience
Problem Solving
Behavior Modification

 
 
Mafi Neckelmann, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
La Quinta, California 92248
Phone: 310-418-1071
consideratek9@aol.com
 
Profile: My name is Mafi Neckelmann. I use gentle methods of training combined with nurturing love to aid people in a beneficial relationship with their dog. My life has been dedicated to an unprecedented love and understanding of animals. I look foward to sharing this gift with you and your dog.
 
 
Lola McKnight, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Frazier Park, California 93225
Phone: 310-439-5219
lola4dogs@gmail.com
www.lola4dogs.com
 
Profile: *now offering classes (email or call for more info)
*one on one training at your home
*evening hours available
*discounts for rescued dogs
*support with difficult training issues
*specializing in working with adult dogs




 
 
Leland Karlton, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Marina del Rey, CA, , California 90292
Phone: 310 367 2802
doghuff@gmail.com
 
Profile: I graduated from ABC in May, 2011, and since then have trained countless amounts of dogs in the Marina del Rey, Venice, CA area. I love working with breeds often misunderstood, such as Pit Bulls. With a strong belief in positive reinforcement training, I believe that an owner's commitment to consistency in practice is the most vital ingredient to proper dog training.
 
 
Kathryn Baines, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Roseville, California 95661
Phone: 916 300 9415
katbaines@yahoo.com
homewardboundgoldens.org/training/
 
Profile: I am the Training Director for Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue in Elverta, CA. After graduating from ABC, I started writing new classes and articles to help educate people on positive reinforcement techniques. I currently teach beginning and intermediate obedience classes as well as teach and evaluate the AKC's, Canine Good Citizen and S.T.A.R. Puppy classes.


 
 
Brooke Montes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Vista, California 92083
Phone: 760-716-6368
brooke@peacepawslove.com
peacepawslove.com
 
Profile: We’re on a Mission from Dog!

Our mission is to help you understand how dogs learn and why they do what they do. This enables you to effectively communicate with your canine friend.

Once you understand what drives your dog's behavior, you’ll know how to get the behaviors you want. We teach you techniques based on formulated learning theories that show you how to become the leader.
 
 
Sarka Rodriguez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Selma, California 93662
Phone: (559)9307215
sarinkaster@gmail.com
www.BeInControlDogTraining.com
 
Profile: Become a good pack leader.
 
 
Pat Gallagher, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Oceanside, California 92028
Phone: 760-631-3299
pat.dogdayz@gmail.com
www.dogdayzofcalifornia.com
 
Profile: Dog Dayz of California is one of the largest facilities of it's kind in North County San Diego. We offer deluxe boarding, supervised interactive daycare, positive reinforcement training and full service grooming.

At Dog Dayz of California, it's all about the DOG! We focus on what's best for the dog's mental and physical well being. "The happiest dog place on earth"
 
 
Patrizia Longo, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lafayette, California 94549
Phone: 925-945-1166
Alternate Phone: 925-285-6010
plongo57@gmail.com
 
Profile: After volunteering for five years raising and socializing Guide Dogs for the Blind, I decided to become a certified dog trainer and graduated from Animal Behavior College with honors. I now offer private lessons and volunteer at the local animal shelter training the dogs for adoption. I have two dogs of my own, a yellow labrador and a German Shepherd.
 
 
Jennifer Denise Gray, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Agua Dulce, California 91390
Phone: 323-683-1800
jennifer.d.gray@gmail.com
completelyK9s.com
 
Profile: 23 years experience training Behavior, Obedience, Agility, Search & Rescue, and most recently Treibball. I've worked with Wolves to Westies.

I provide in-your-home training & I'm willing to commute around the Santa Clarita Valley and San Fernando Valley to help you. I also provide group & private classes at Sunny Day Acres in Agua Dulce for Obedience, Search & Rescue, and Treibball on the weekends and weekday evenings.

My methods are all positive reinforcement and motivation driven techniques so that you and your dog can bond and enjoy the training together!
 
 
Courtney Plummer, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Oceanside, California 92058
Phone: 5133134161
iluvmydoxie@yahoo.com
 
Profile: 15 year veterinary technician and ABC certified obedience instructor.
 
 
Vanessa Melrose, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92128
Phone: 949.533.4756
vanessa@trainpawsitive.com
www.trainpawsitive.com/
 
Profile: Think Pawsitive - Pet Training utilizes positive reinforcement training techniques and offers private consultations for all species, as well as dog obedience training, safe puppy socialization and puppy start-up classes, trick training, behaviour modification, and competitive dog sports training [especially Agility] throughout San Diego and South Orange County. Group Classes offered in Encinitas.
 
 
Lisa Verdugo, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Northridge, California 91324
Phone: (310) 388-7618
sitstayhooray@earthlink.net
www.sitstayhooray.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Private in-home training across the Los Angeles area. Using positive reinforcement methods, I can teach you how to build a better relationship with your canine companion.

From basic puppy and manners to more advanced training and behavioral issues, I can help you bring out the best in your dog.

Specializing in: Dog-Dog reactivity

ABC Honors graduate and full member of the APDT
 
 
Russ McClain, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
West Covina, California 91790
Phone: 626-636-6987
hereinwc3@yahoo.com
www.itsadogsworld.biz
 
Profile: Russell McClain A.B.C.D.T.Dog trainer at It' a Dogs World Inc, Chino California.

I was hired by Karen Widaman owner of Its a Dogs World and also an ABC graduate before I had graduated ABC.

2 years later I am a in kennel trainer and a behavior specialist. I am living my dream of working with dogs and training their owners on the importance of what a well behaved dogs and well trained owners can mean in life.

I have trained and helped train over a hundred dogs to date. I am thankful to ABC and Karen at Its a Dogs World for my opportunities and a great future.
 
 
Alisha Navarette, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Rancho cucamonga, California 91739
Phone: 9092760722
Alisha@heart-shapedpaws.com
heart-shapedpaws.com
 
Profile: Heart-Shaped Paws K-9 Dog Training
"we train your dog, before they train you"

Certified dog trainer-with honors
Certified to train shelter animals
Certified to train Private Lessons
Certified in pet sitting and dog walking

Doing what I love training dogs we offer group,private, and custom classes


 
 
Faith Stephenson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lancaster, California 93535
Phone: 5203908658
faith_stephenson@yahoo.com
www.InsideK9.com
 
Profile: Offering training in private setting, day training, and dog walking.
 
 
Rose Trujillo, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Union City, California 94587
Phone: 408-642-7220
rosita18@live.com
rosetrujillo.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: My name is Rose. I can help you with basic dog obedience training or specific dog behavior.

I've worked part time 7 years currently as grooming associate at Petco, volunteer at San Jose animal shelter and now happily a Certified Dog Trainer through Animal Behavior College.

My dream is to help animals and to help people live happy, healthy lives in harmony together.
 
 
Jason Huggett, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Cruz, California 95062
Phone: 831-600-7124
Jason@cruzk9.com
www.cruzk9.com
 
Profile: Cruz Canine focuses on setting your dog up for success, and sharing with owners effective problem solving strategies on how to create a positive atmosphere where you can achieve your training and behavior goals for your dog.

I am an Animal Behavior Specialist who works with dogs with various behavior issues and I work to raise awareness about dog safety and provide adoption advice.
 
 
Mindy Marzinsky, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lake Elsinore, California 92532
Phone: 9512462533
Alternate Phone: 9512462533
mindy@k9friendspdt.com
www.k9friendspdt.com
 
Profile: K9 Friends Positive Dog Training is excited to offer pet training with a positive approach. Our classes provide the behavioral tools you need to create desirable behavior in your dog. We use positive reinforcement (treats, toys and tummy rubs) for a healthy and harmonious relationship between you and your K9 friend.
 
 
Julee Samuli, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Pleasanton, California 94588
Phone: 925-699-4410
juleesamuli@sbcglobal.net
www.LimitlessPawsibilities
 
Profile: Limitless Pawsibilities strives to support dog owners in having a positive bond and healthy relationship with their dog through understanding, positive training and management strategies. We offer in-home private obedience lessons and group classes for puppies and adult dogs at Concord Feed in Dublin, CA. We also do private consultations for dog behavior problems.
 
 
Megan Pedro, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Livermore, California 94550
Phone: 510-376-8187
gmk9traning@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I specialize in In-home training.
Each dog is unique and should be treated and trained in that manner.

I adapt the training to fit the dog and owner.

I try to get to know the family and the dog as well as possible to find the right training needed.

 
 
Caren Edelstein, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Anaheim, California 92807
Phone: (714)900-DOG1
caren@wagginwoofers.com
www.wagginwoofers.com
 
Profile: Positive Training
Basic Obedience
Problem Solving
All Breeds, All Ages
In home training
Free Assessment
 
 
Adriana Everson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
La Quinta, California 92253
Phone: 760 564-6515
happydogtraining@yahoo.com
happydogtrainingtoday.com
 
Profile: Adriana Everson's
Happy Dog Training

I'm an ABC certified Dog Trainer, who loves teaching people "dog language", so they can communicate better with their 4 legged family member. I believe dogs are wonderful creatures that we can learn so much from. One of their qualities "Unconditional Love".

I also belong to IACP (International Association of Canine Professionals)

Other services: Dog Walking, Sitting, Boarding, Baths and more....

 

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