ABC Certified Dog Trainer Database

 
Joan Li, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Beijing,
Phone: 1342-633-3693
Alternate Phone: 010-6456-6896
wayofdog@hotmail.com
wayofdog.spaces.live.com/default.aspx
 
Profile: Having received Animal Behavior College Pet Dog Obedience Training Instructor Certificate, I have started to provide English-speaking dog training service for pet dog owners in Beijing since 2007. My goal is to help you and your dog enjoy life together.

Current services include: private lessons and group classes for basic obedience commands and problem solving consultation.
 
 
Heather Maxfield, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, SK8 7JX
Phone: 0751 189 1332
info@academyfordogs.com
www.academyfordogs.com
 
Profile: ositive Behavior Solutions

Offering clicker training, group classes, in-home training, behavior modification and petsitting. Specializing in aggression, fear, and anxiety issues, as well as basic and advanced obedience.

Certified by AKC as a Canine Good Citizen evaluator.
 
 
Yuko Suwa, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Nerimaku, Tokyo, 179-0071
Phone: 81-90-1800-7820
yukosuwa1979@yahoo.co.jp
 
Profile: I was learning psychology and animal behavior at school when I decided to join ABC to learn how to train dogs.

I wanted to train dogs to become assistance dogs. Now, I am letting people know about the great methods of ABC in my home country, Japan.

If there is anyone who wants to know more about dog training in Japanese, please let me know. I can help you!
 
 
Heather Screawn, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Stockport, UK
Phone: 0-776-933-7769
reservedbarkinguk@gmail.com
www.reservedbarking.co.uk
 
Profile: At Reserved Barking, we are focused on providing excellent, professional services with the highest standards. I have over 20 years invested into grooming & training dogs and cats.

You can rest assured knowing we stay up to date with the most effective solutions using HUMANE techniques based on science-proven methods in both grooming & training. I use a 'body & mind' approach to encompass every aspect of how your pet is behaving and teach you how to get the most out of your pet by building a relationship based on trust and mutual respect.

I hold a foundation diploma in dog behaviour which I obtained in 2003, and am currently studying for my Advanced Diploma in Canine Behaviour Management. I attend several workshops and lectures throughout the year to stay up to date with changes and trends within the grooming & training industry. Most recently I attended a workshop on Canine Nutrition to enable me to help owners understand more about their pets dietary needs.

I envisioned somewhere that pets and their owners can feel comfortable, and know that they and their pet will be treated like one of our own family.We know that customers want their pets to look & feel good after their pampering, and we have plenty of options to match both the customers wants and the pets needs. With us, your pet will be spoiled, cuddled and played with- just like at home! You will always have the same groomer, someone who cares and enjoys time with you and your pet. We put your pet's safety and welfare ABOVE our own agenda.

We also host and conduct workshops/seminars for Professional Groomers throughout the UK on a variety of dog behaviour subjects that the groomer faces day-to-day, as well as topics for the pet owner.
 
Alabama Dog Trainers
 
Joel Allen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Athens, Alabama 35613
Phone: 256-651-2211
alexanderkingdomoftraining@gmail.com
 
Profile: Like us on Facebook "Alexander's Kingdom of Training"

“Remember to love your dogs because they love you. Maybe not the way you want them to, like chewing up your favorite shoes or what not, but that is just love chewing. Be thankful for the time you have with them always.”



 
 
Merritt Milam, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Birmingham, Alabama 35243
Phone: 205-902-9247
Alternate Phone: 205-370-1321
MerrittLMilam@me.com
www.wagshomewood.com
 
Profile: Founder and Head Trainer of Wags 'n Whiskers Comprehensive Pet Care
 
 
Rick Clark, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Birmingham, Alabama 35244
Phone: (205)296-0855
Rick@thebz.com
www.thebarkingzonedogdaycare.com
 
Profile: Owner - The Barking Zone Dog Daycare opened in 2003
Owner - The BZ Franchises opened in 2009 which is our daycare model... www.thebz.com
Clicker training - private and in home training sessions - group classes and puppy classes for basic obedience


 
 
Caitlin Williams, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Florence, Alabama 35630
Phone: (256) 483-6400
caitlin.williams09@gmail.com
 
Profile: The love between owner and dog is a bond like none other. And it was the love for my dog that drove me to pursue a career in training.

I'm happy to teach you how to communicate with your dog, and help your dog understand what's expected of him.

If you're having a hard time loving your dog because of his behaviors, basic obedience training is all you'll need to get on the right track!

I offer private, in-home sessions using a positive reinforcement training method. Dedicate to the training, and your furry friend will be the well-mannered family member everyone will love!
 
 
Kendra Gardner, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Gardendale, Alabama 35071
Phone: 2567941532
Peaceful.pups1@gmail.com
 
Profile: I graduated from ABC in 2012. I was pregnant with my first son when I graduated and I have been caring for my son. It is now time to start putting to practice what I learned at ABC! Excited about helping people and their fur babies!
 
 
Sara Astle, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hazel Green, Alabama 35750
Phone: 240-426-3773
Alternate Phone: 240-426-3773
ptr@goodog.net
www.goodog.net
 
Profile: I have an in-home dog training business called Praise - Treat - Release (PTR).

I am in the process of getting our name out into the community.

I volunteer at a shelter called The Ark in Huntsville, AL on a regular basis and have taken over their orientation and training for new volunteers.

I am currently bottle raising two puppies who may not have made it had I not stepped in.

PTR is a re-seller of Great Life dog food. Great Life is a high quality, all natural dog food and our dogs will never eat anything else!! Give your dog the best!!! Great Life is not sold in stores. We can order anything that is available on their web site and if you're local and order from us, you don't pay shipping. http://www.doctorsfinest.com/.
 
 
Megan Carper, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Huntsville, Alabama 35758
Phone: 256-565-9917
mlcarper@gmail.com
www.islanddog.training
 
Profile: I am an instructor at Island Dog Training in Huntsville, Alabama. At Island Dog we use positive training methods such as "clicker training" that shows you dog what you want rather than using force.

We offer group classes from Puppy Socialization and Family Manners to more advanced skills such Playground, Rally-O, and Road Show.

I am a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and am a AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator.
 
 
Laurel Rose, CPDT-KA,, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Huntsville, Alabama 35810
Phone: 256-890-1234
laurel@suchagooddog.org
www.suchagooddog.org
 
Profile: Group, private and in-home obedience training and behavior modification training. Puppy to advanced obedience and C.L.A.S.S., problem solving seminars, games, field trips and swim classes. Professional Member of Association of Pet Dog trainers, certified by Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers, Certified Mentor Trainer to ABC students.

 
 
Saranne Riccio, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Madison, Alabama 35758
Phone: 256-755-0386
sarannec@att.net
www.muttlymannersandmore.com
 
Profile: Saranne Corley Riccio is a Certified Dog Trainer through Animal Behavior College.
Her background in fostering and rescue showed her the need for people to become more educated about their dogs and learn how to work through many basic training issues. She saw the number of dogs being turned into animal control due to issues like housetraining, loose leash walking, chewing, etc. that many owners simply did not know how to correct or where to go to get help.

Saranne strives to bridge the gap in understanding between humans and canines to enable a more harmonious relationship by teaching Positive Reinforcement Training.

She is also working towards earning her Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCDT-KA) Certification.



 
 
Reid Foster, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Montgomery, Alabama 36109
Phone: 334-224-7401
fosternpets@hotmail.com
www.fosternpets.com
 
Profile: Foster N' Pets LLC offers professional pet care through education, sitting and training. Contact us about joining the foster family.
 
 
Tracy Klimchak, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Prattville, Alabama 36067
Tracy@houserulesdogtraining.com
HouseRulesDogTraining.com
 
Profile: House Rules Dog Training I offer reward-based training in group classes or private sessions as well as in-home training and behavior modification tailored to meet the individual needs of you and your pet.
 
 
Rose Ingram, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Winfield, Alabama 35594
Phone: 205-270-3990
rosespositivepawstraining@yahoo.com
www.rosespositivepawstraining.com
 
Profile: I fell in love with dog training when I started to train our English Bulldog Bubba when he was a puppy. I found out about positive reinforcement training and LOVE it.

I decided to try to become a trainer and found out about ABC.

Once I completed the ABC program and started to work with my mentor trainer, Stacey.
 
Alaska Dog Trainers
 
Danielle Haywood, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Phone: (907) 887-1575
danielle.disfordog@gmail.com
www.disfordog.net
 
Profile: I value science and compassion, and my training philosophy reflects that. With undergraduate education in psychology and certification in dog training, I also have life-long experience with pet dogs and professional experience training several species for different purposes using positive, reward-based training. I do not use force, pain, fear, or intimidation in training. I'd be happy to help you and your pet dog (of any age or breed) with whatever your training needs may be! Please call (907) 887-1575 to schedule a behavioral consult.

Danielle Haywood, ABCDT, CPDT-KA

Member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers & the Society for the Promotion of Applied Research in Canine Science.



 
 
Jennifer Menchu, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Anchorage, Alaska 99577
Phone: 907-854-8256
Alternate Phone: 907-276-2340
Jenmch7@yahoo.com
jennifermenchu.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Dog Trainer
Private Lessons
Socialization

 
 
Angelika Lynch, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Anchorage, Alaska 99511
Phone: 907-345-6385
alaskawolfhound@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Leader of the Pack

I offer One-on-One Obedience Training at the client's home or a place of his/her preference. I also offer Dog Behavior Problem Solving at any location, including my home with a large fenced yard.
 
 
Cheryl Disotelle, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Anchorage, Alaska 99502
Phone: 907-229-4263
crichardson1027@msn.com
www.shilohsimplyraw@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I have several dogs of my own, so I know training can often be a challenge. Are you looking for someone to help train you to train your canine companion? I can help. I teach group classes and private classes. Want to know more about canine nutrition? I can help here too.
 
 
Mariah Meyer, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Anchorage, Alaska 99504
Phone: 509-389-5919
blueskycanine@gmail.com
www.blueskycanine.com
 
Profile: Blue Sky Canine provides premium canine training and behavior modification services to Anchorage and Matsu clients, with an emphasis on customer education. We believe that any dog can be trained or rehabilitated with consistency, patience, and our unique comprehensive approach. Proficiency in a diverse range of techniques allows us to tailor our approach to each owner and dog's individual needs.

We offer puppy training and socialization classes, adult basic and intermediate obedience, reactive dog classes, shy dog classes, and private lessons.
 
 
Shanon Kimball, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Anchorage, Alaska 99507
Phone: 907-868-3695
arctick9academy@gmail.com
 
Profile: I have been training search ans rescue dogs in trailing and human remains detection for five years. I have a zoo of animals in my home- 2 cats, a snake, 3 dogs ( pittie mix, beagle mix, and a bloodhound). Obedience,problem solving. Come to you training
 
 
Deanna Hardin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Dillingham, Alaska 99576
Phone: 907 842-3647
happytails.kennel@yahoo.com
http://myhappytails.biz/
 
Profile: Happy Tails

Providing quality feed and supplies.
We offer boarding, grooming, animal placement options, behavior training and evaluations. Serving western Alaska since 1997
Certified Canine Good Citizen Evaluator
Animal Behavior College Certified Dog Trainer

 
 
Kena Johnson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fairbanks, Alaska 99709
Phone: 907-687-4385
kena@saleegatraining.com
www.saleegatraining.com
 
Profile: My name is Kena Johnson, a proud ABC grad.

I am the Owner of Saleega Training, a private training business. My Schedule works around your crazy, busy life and my training sessions are tailored to your needs whether it be Obedience or Behavioral. All training sessions are in the comfort of your home where the majority of the issues will occur.

If you have anymore questions please don't hesitate to call, text, email or contact me through my website www.saleegatraining.com I look forward to helping you and your dog have a long, happy relationship!

Happy Dog, Happy Life




 
 
Ellen Adlam, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Soldotna, Alaska 99669
Phone: 907-262-8245
Alternate Phone: 907-398-3269
bluemoos@alaska.net
bluemoosebedandbiscuit.com
 
Profile: The Blue Moose Bed & Biscuit is the premier boarding, daycare, and training facility on the Kenai Peninsula.

We offer individual and group trainings, as well as daycare and boarding.

The Blue Moose is truly "Where Dogs Learn Every Day!"
 
Alberta Dog Trainers
 
Heather Aasman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Barrhead, Alberta T7N 1N2
Phone: 780-289-7672
heather@edmontondogtraining.com
companion-connections.com
 
Profile: I work with you and your dog to improve communication and strengthen the bond between you and your pet. I do private/group lessons, either basic-advanced training or private continued consultations to work on controlling unwanted behaviors.


 
 
Anna Paulson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Blackie, Alberta T0L 0J0
Phone: 403-617-4985
Alternate Phone: 403-684-3641
anna@annasark.com
www.annasark.com
 
Profile: I am committed to educating people to train their dog by providing positive stress free methods that work. I will instruct you in building a strong relationship with your dog that enables you to trust and depend on each other. Training you with current methods proven to resolve problem behaviors. 15+ years of service to Calgary and surrounding areas. Private personalize training you can count on!
 
 
Linda McDougall, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Calgary, Alberta T2Y 2R4
Phone: 403-873-8062
Alternate Phone: 403-650-3664 Cell
gmagpa3@telus.net
linda.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: "Class of Elite Dogs"

Private One-On-One puppy and adult dog training. I come to you, offering flexibility in scheduling. We train at and near your home. Humane techniques only, never physical. I offer consultation for behavior problems. You have my full undivided attention with privacy at all times.
 
 
Dana Martin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Calgary, Alberta T2T 3S3
Phone: 403-919-5924
dana@wagthedogtraining.ca
www.wagthedogtraining.ca
 
Profile: I am the owner/trainer of Wag the Dog Training and Behavior Management. Wag the Dog offers basic training for puppies, adopted dogs and long-time companions. I provide clear, easy to learn solutions for common behavior problems. Programs include coaching (I work with you to train your dog) and day training (I train your dog for you). I believe training should be positive and enjoyable for both the dogs and their people!
 
 
Leslie Dorsett, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Calgary, Alberta T1Y4S4
Phone: 403-390-3815
doggydoright@gmail.com
 
Profile: My name is Leslie at Doggy Do Right Pet Services Inc. I am a graduate of Animal Behavior College. I have been an animal lover all my life and I have been working with animals for over 15 years. I specialize in one on one training for basic manners and all behavior issues. I come to your home for all consults and training.
 
 
Ashley Hart, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Calgary, Alberta T3G 5X7
Phone: 403-478-6119
Alternate Phone: 403-454-6684
ashleyhart221@gmail.com
 
Profile: Specializing in private, in home training. A lot of experience with anxiety based behaviors.
 
 
Sylvia Lytle, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Calgary, Alberta T2A 6J2
Phone: (403) 467-1174
dogsbestfriendtraining@live.com
www.sylvialytle.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: My name is Sylvia, and I am a dog lover! I feel that I have a special connection with canines. I am devoted to helping you help your dog so that you may have a mutually beneficial relationship built upon the love and trust you and your furry friend have for one another.
 
 
Susan Watson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Calgary, Alberta T1P 1K5
Phone: 403 978 4345
sue@bffk9training.com
www.bffk9training.com
 
Profile: Susan Watson is a Certified Pet Dog Trainer (CPDT) through Animal Behavior College. She pursued a career training dogs after developing a passion for it while working with her own three dogs, as well as working as a volunteer at dog shelters in the Calgary area.

Susan's unique approach was developed through education and personal experience. She has a gift for connecting with animals and will teach you what you need to know to do the same for your pet. As well, you will have a chance to apply what you are learning throughout the process.


Susan volunteers for the Alberta Animal Rescue Crew in the Calgary area. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her own three dogs.
 
 
Laurie White, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Calgary, Alberta T2K 4L6
Phone: 403-836-7475
Alternate Phone: 403-451-7443
laurie@trainingcatsdogs.com
trainingcatsdogs.com
 
Profile: Graduated with honors from Animal Behavior College and have completed additional courses in Cat Training and Management as well as Pet Nutrition. Will come to your home to set up your new dog or cat for successful integration into the existing human and pet family, as well as offering in-home pet training. Also offer consultations regarding pet behavioral problems, and pet nutrition.
 
 
Jennifer Fraser, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Calgary, Alberta Canada
Phone: 403-293-7715
Alternate Phone: 403-305-8436
plumtuckeredpooch@gmail.com
 
Profile: I am currently at Sit Happens! Dog companion training. We are a positive reinforcement clicker training facility.

I am also the owner of Plum Tuckered Pooch Dog Walking and Pet services. You can find me on Facebook!
 
 
Jamie van den Akker, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Calgary, Alberta T2Z0G8
pawsitive.effects@shaw.ca
www.pawsitiveeffects.org
 
Profile: Dog walker & trainer.
 
 
Angie Buro, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Calgary, Alberta T2K 6H3
Phone: 403-862-0924
ablecanine@gmail.com
 
Profile: I am a graduate from Animal Behavior College and am currently establishing Able Canine. I offer private or small group classes. I provide positive based methods of training. Your first consultation is free. I look forward to educating people and their families to attain a well mannered canine companion.
 
 
Shauna Cooper, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Calgary, Alberta T2Z 4R6
Phone: 403-277-4232
furryfrendz@shaw.ca
 
Profile: FURRY FRENDZ Dog Services

Finally I have my 'dream job'...working with man's (or woman's) best friend. FURRY FRENDZ Dog Services offers Private Basic Obedience Training, Dog Walking, Drop-in Dog Sitting, Let-out Service, and Dog Taxi Service. All methods of training are positive. Developing a trusting and loyal relationship between owner and dog is of great importance. Many behaviour issues will be avoided by using positive reinforcement methods.
 
 
Colleen McCarvill, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Calgary, Alberta T2Z 2P3
Phone: 403-253-6080
Alternate Phone: 403-880-3704
www.diamondintheruffcanada.com
 
Profile: Diamond in the "Ruff" Inc.

Committed to providing the most up to date, gentle and effective methods for you and your beloved companion. Positive reinforcement based classes and private training for every level of canine learning. From puppy hood through to senior years, all levels of obedience, problem solving and aggression work all without the use of any physical correction. A member of both APDT and CAPPDT Colleen and Diamond in the "Ruff" continue to stay current attending several seminars every year with the Top Professionals in the industry today.

TRAINING WITH OUR HEARTS AND MINDS....NOT OUR HANDS!
 
 
Isabelle Crépin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Calgary, Alberta T2M4V2
Phone: 403-837-9475
info@outofthedoghousecalgary.com
www.outofthedoghousecalgary.com
 
Profile: My goal is helping people and their dogs live harmoniously together. I offer obedience training and behavior modification for dogs of all ages and breeds, using gentle and effective methods. I focus on private training; however, will gladly teach in a group setting if that's what you prefer. I will come to you and have flexible hours.
 
 
Colleen Warren, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cayley, Alberta Can
Phone: 403-660-5960
cp.warren@yahoo.com
 
Profile: ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Pet First Aid Certified
Member CAPPDT

Private Training

Group Training Classes - Basic & Intermediate

Behaviour Modification Training

Puppy Training

Bite Free Seminar for Children


 
 
Teresa Fisher, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 1B2
Phone: 780-233-9357
tridevidiva@gmail.com
mylife-sofar.com
 
Profile: I am a new graduate of the ABC Dog Trainer program. I am currently employed at a doggy daycare and we offer training and behaviour classes as well.
 
 
Kathy Belec, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Edmonton, Alberta T5Z2Y7
Phone: 780-819-9623
Kbelec@shaw.ca
Woofraiser.ca
 
Profile: In-home Dog Training:

Consultations
Problem behaviors
Basic Obedience
Puppy Training
Socialization
Loose leash Walking
Trick training
 
 
Joanna Scott, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 0T5
Phone: 587-991-3647 (DOGS)
fortheloveopaws@shaw.ca
www.flopps.ca
 
Profile: Services:

Dog Training and Problem Solving
Dog Walking

South East and South West Edmonton

Our Dog Walker is Certified Dog Trainer
We are Licensed, Insured, Pet First Aid, CPR Certified, Security Cleared and a BBB Accredited Business.

(All dog walks include dogs being picked up, taken to park then returned home, watering, feeding, daily pictures and updates of your dogs adventures sent to you via email and posted to our Facebook Page)

 
 
Rhonda Lemoine, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 4J6
Phone: 780-718-2417
info@k9-training.ca
www.k9-training.ca
 
Profile: In-Home Dog Training & Behavior Modification
 
 
Jane Hetfleis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 1L8
Phone: 780-788-5190
info@petsteps.ca
www.petsteps.ca
 
Profile: PetSteps Dog Training is here and ready to help! Contact me about Obedience Training in the Fort McMurray, Alberta area.

Are you at your wits end? Is your dog driving you crazy? Call me!

Or even better... call me when you get your puppy so you can start early on the right paw.
 
 
Brigid Wertz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort McMurray, Alberta T9K 1Z7
Phone: 780-715-0707
abwertz@shaw.ca
caninecompanions.ca
 
Profile:

I offer private obedience training for puppies, adolescents, and senior dogs. All levels of obedience, problem solving and reactivity work without the use of harsh corrections. I also do group sessions through 4 Paws Training.
I offer Pet and House Sitting.
I am a member of CAPDT. APDT. CKC, ACSPN, and my local SPCA.

 
 
Robin Sweetapple, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort McMurray, Alberta T9K 0W6
Phone: 403-896-9989
sweetbenn@liveca
 
Profile: I have worked in the Animal Industry for many years . I have competed my Certified dog trainers course with ABC.

I have 5 other CEP courses, including Diet and Nutrition, Feline Management and Training Dog Walking and Pet Sitting, Shelter Dog Training, Training Private Classes.

I will continue furthering my education. I have a passion for working with animals
 
 
Naomi Laine Martin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Langdon, Alberta T2H 2B7
Phone: 403-585-9125 Cell
Alternate Phone: 403-936-3163
naomi@platinum.ca
 
Profile:
Heaven for Hounds, Inc.

Offering Dog Walking, Pet/House Sitting, Home Boarding - long and short term, Training, Problem Solving, Doggie Doo Cleanup, Dog Food Delivery
 
 
Kiara Annable, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Red Deer, Alberta T4P 1C7
Phone: (403)505-0071
kiara@dawgz.ca
www.dawgz.ca
 
Profile: I am a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Pet Dog Trainers (CAPPDT) and a graduate of Animal Behavior College. My purpose is to inspire others to feel authentic connection through love, compassion and sense of “pack” such that they are grounded in the wonder and greatness of their best friends!
 
 
Tara Palardy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Red Deer, Alberta T4N 6Y5
Phone: (403) 872 5686
Alternate Phone: (403) 342 0085
tara@the-academy.ca
www.the-academy.ca
 
Profile: The Academy offers in home manners and potty training, as well as group and private classes. We also have gym class - agility, tracking, herding, whatever is right for your dog. Our classes are 8 weeks long, but can be completed in 16 weeks - allowing for personal emergencies and the every day life. We train in real life situations with real distractions.
 
 
Summer Merrills, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Stony Plain, Alberta T0E 0H0
Phone: (780) 963-2119
thepoochandpony@hotmail.com
www.thepoochandpony.com
 
Profile: Graduated from the ABC Dog Trainer program. I am also Animal Health Tech with 10 years experience working in the Veterinary Industry. I have opened "The Pooch and Pony" in Stony Plain, AB a dog training and pet/horse retail business. The Pooch and Pony will be offering such services as; positive based basic canine obedience; group and private classes,nutrition advice for health and wellness
 
 
Lauri Thieson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sturgeon County, Alberta T0A 0K2
Phone: 780-921-2013
Alternate Phone: 780-504-2013
lauri@pawsitivedestiny.com
www.pawsitivedestiny.com
 
Profile: Certified ABC Dog Trainer
ABC Mentor Trainer
ABC Feline Management & Training
Basic Obedience
Puppy Classes
Rally O
Scent Detection
Tracking
Problem Solving
Trick training
Cat Training
Horse Training
 
Arizona Dog Trainers
 
Robin Tackaberry, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Avondale, Arizona 85323
Phone: 6234181988
Alternate Phone: 6236883428
companucation@gmail.com
www.companucation.com
 
Profile: I believe that dogs deserve to live and be happy as much as humans do.

I do not believe that they are property. That being said, I do believe that human guardians of dogs deserve to happy also and that the best way to facilitate both is to increase and improve understanding and communication between the two.

That is where I come in. It is my goal to help each to understand the other in order to create harmony and happiness in the lives of people and their furry friends.

I offer group classes, in home training, day training, board and train, boarding, dog walking, pet sitting, dog walking, grooming and other pet related services.
 
 
April DuPlantier, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Buckeye, Arizona 85396
Phone: 602-842-3800
Alternate Phone: 928-252-2294
come.sit.stay@outlook.com
comesitstay.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Licensed, bonded and insured, I provide compassionate, certified professional training for you and your dog on your schedule in the comfort of your own home. I am passionate about my mission to keep every dog in a happy, forever home. No dog should ever have to be re-homed or go to the pound due to behavior problems. "IT'S ALL ABOUT THE TRAINING."

Using positive reinforcement, I provide Basic and Advanced Obedience Training, Puppy Training and Behavior Modification to the Northwest Phoenix Valley. I accept cash, credit cards and make-your-own- payment plans. NOW AVAILABLE: Pet Tech CPR, First Aid & Care Pet Saver Program. " Improving the quality of Pets' lives, one pet parent at a time."
 
 
Veronica Wiley, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Buckeye, Arizona 85326
Phone: 619-713-4959
Alternate Phone: 619-519-5000
DogTalkCanineTraining@google.com
www.dogtalkcaninetraining.webs.net
 
Profile: I am a certified animal behaviorist and graduated from Animal Behavior College. I am located in Buckeye, Arizona and base all my training on Positive Reinforcement & negative punishment. I love all breeds of dogs and their unique personalities. I look forward to working with you and your pet, no matter your training requirements!
 
 
Nicole Meli, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chandler, Arizona 85224
Phone: (716)462-8538
NicoleMeli@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Just recently Certified
 
 
Lorie Knapp, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Flagstaff, Arizona 86004
Phone: 615-429-7998
lorie@myfriendlorie.com
 
Profile: Providing group classes and private training. Certification from ABC College

I work at the Flagstaff, Petco

Member APDT.
 
 
Barbara Langston, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fountain Hills , Arizona 85268
Phone: 6172302946
blangston@rcn.com
 
Profile: I work primarily with rescue dogs. Many new owners do not understand the source of their dog's behavior problems in and out of the home. I encourage fostering, foster-to-adopt, and adopting through established rescue organizations. My goal is to work through basic training procedures and minimize the chance a dog will be returned to a shelter, further traumatized.

My training philosophy is based on ABC's principles, with some clicker training and modeling using rehabilitated dogs. Much of my training is free of charge; a chronic illness makes firm scheduling a challenge.
 
 
Mary Benchimol, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fountain Hills, Arizona 85268
Phone: 480-836-1796
info@training-usa.com
www.training-usa.com
 
Profile: My focus is to keep dogs in their “fur-ever home” by educating and training both owners and their dogs.
Training philosophy:
• With love and patience, any dog can be trained to live and thrive in a human environment.
• Training is an on-going process between owner and dog
• Positive training methods should be used.

Serving the Valley of the Sun

I look forward to working with you and your dog!
 
 
Tod Byers, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Gilbert, Arizona 85234
Phone: 602-531-6451
hunter632@cox.net
 
Profile: Certified ABCDT
 
 
Kevin A. Sullivan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Gilbert, Arizona 85296
Phone: 1.480.390.0021
kevinasullivan@icarefordogs.net
icarefordogs.net
 
Profile: I'm great at what I do because iCareForDogs!
 
 
Robb Trebbe, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Glendale, Arizona 85305
Phone: 623-466-0570
rtrebbe@cox.net
www.robbtrebbe.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: In home obedience training and problem solving. Reasonable rates and the initial consultation is free.

Whether we are conscious of this or not, we are continually having a conversation with the dogs with whom we share our lives. Most of that conversation is nonverbal. Much of the time we are sending a mixed message through our nonverbal communication.
 
 
Lisa Maldonado, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Glendale, Arizona 85304
Phone: 602.881.1018
azpooldogs@cox.net
azpooldogs.com
 
Profile: ARIZONA POOL DOGS / Owner and Canine Water Training Specialist- Lisa Maldonado

LOVE training dogs for pool safety and pool exercise! I also do In-Home Behavior and Obedience training, Pre-Therapy training, treadmill training, and more!
Please visit my website at azpooldogs.com
It's all about the dogs for me and bringing pool safety awareness to dog owners!
 
 
Jill Arnold, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kingman, Arizona 86409
Phone: 928-530-1738
Alternate Phone: 928-377-3589
jcsdogs@gmail.com
 
Profile: JC's Professional Dog Training

I will provide classes in Basic Obedience training, Private Lessons and Problem Solving clinics at local animal hospitals. As my experience and knowledge grows I plan to offer Canine Good Citizen Programs and Advanced Obedience classes. My goal is to help make happy homes by sharing the basic knowledge I've learned through ABC.

 
 
Robin Younce, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Mesa, Arizona 85208
Phone: 480-371-5555
robins.training@yahoo.com
rcc.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Dogs should have a "Forever Home". Education and Training is important to create a happy home between families and their furry friends. With the proper training the chance of a dog going to a shelter is greatly reduced. My goal is to reduce the number of shelter dogs by offering in home classes that range from Right Start Training to Pawsitive Problem Solving. If you have a new puppy, adopting a new friend from the shelter, or just have something your buddy needs to work on, you should give me a call.
 
 
Wayne Oitzman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Mesa, Arizona 85209
Phone: 480-835-8445
Alternate Phone: 480-822-8199
theidealdog@hotmail.com
theidealdog.net
 
Profile: ABC certified graduate. Positive based training in the greater Phoenix Az Area. Obedience training and behavior consultant. Full member of APDT and Red Cross CPR and first aid certified. We do private and group lessons.You and your pet will love what we have to offer. Have fun training your companion!
 
 
Hazuki Tan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Mesa, Arizona 85212
Phone: 480-652-6251
info@pawsitivedoggy.com
www.pawsitivedoggy.com
 
Profile: Hazuki is an owner of Pawsitive Doggy Life™, offering positive dog training and Quantum-Touch® energy healing. Her services are all about helping dog owners and their dogs build a positive life and the life-long bond together. She is also passionate about helping shelter dogs and volunteers at local dog adoption center at her spare time.
 
 
Jeff Bame, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Paulden, Arizona 86334
Phone: 928-775-9882
Alternate Phone: 928-830-5174
paws4adventure@msn.com
paws4adventure.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Paws4Adventure

I offer basic obedience with sit, down, stay, come, loose-leash walking, etc. I also have advanced obedience available, which gives you control over distance. I also offer nosework classes which teaches you to train the dog to find objects that you want them to find.
 
 
Patti Frye, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Payson, Arizona 85541
Phone: 928.978.4149
thesatisfieddog@gmail.com
www.satisfieddogpetmassage.com
 
Profile: ABC Certified Dog Trainer,
Certified Canine Massage Practitioner through Rocky Mountain School of Animal Acupressure and Massage
 
 
Mark Alten, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Payson, Arizona 85541
Phone: 626-617-2274
mark@altendogtraining.com
www.altendogtraining.com
 
Profile: Alten Dog Training

"Helping Man's best friend become family"

Hi my name is Mark Alten I am the owner of Alten Dog Training, I have been involved in some kind of animal training since I was 12 years old. My two brothers and I are master falconers and have enjoyed training and hunting with hawks and falcons for many years. Many falconers use dogs in the field and I was frequently drawn to why some dogs worked well and some didn't.

I later found out it all had to do with the quality of training the dog received. This led me to helping everyday people provide their dogs with the proper training so they can become valuable family pack members.

Call me anytime with any questions or inquiries.
mark@altendogtraining.com
626-617-2274

"Helping Mans Best Friend Become Family"

 
 
Nancy Langlois, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Peoria, Arizona 85381
Phone: 623 486 3017
Alternate Phone: 623 826 3452
trainer@happywaggintailz.com
happywaggintailz.com
 
Profile: Hi,I am Nancy Langlois the main trainer and owner of Happy Waggin'Tailz LLC. Canine Behavior and Obedience Training.

I am a Certified Graduate of the Animal Behavior College,CPR and First Aid certified as well as being certified for Shelter Dog Training. A member of the APDT- Association of Pet Dog Trainers. A Mentor for Animal Behavior College.

I also teach Basic Behavior classes at the Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA in Phoenix.

I offer In Home Private lessons as well as group classes.
 
 
Malinda Malone, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Phoenix, Arizona 85044
Phone: 480 753-5766
malindaspamperedpets@gmail.com
www.malindaspamperedpets.com
 
Profile: I own Malinda's Pampered Pets in Phoenix, Arizona. We do grooming, boarding, daycare, dog training classes and pet cpr/first aid training. I have been a ABC dog trainer for over a year now and love every minute of it. Give me a call.
 
 
Jermaine Barkley, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Phoenix, Arizona 85027
Phone: 6235800720
jermainebarkley@msn.com
 
Profile: U.S Army
 
 
Nathan Dunham , ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Phoenix , Arizona 85048
Phone: 602-478-8678
Natedogtraining@gmail.com
Natedogtraining.com
 
Profile: I specialize in rescue dogs with behavior problems such as aggression, fear, separation anxiety and more.

Using positive reinforcement and dog psycology, I offer affordable in-home training that gives your dog direction and a sense of purpose in their life.

My mission: Creating a calm, social, fun loving dog that looks to you for leadership.
 
 
Katie Hackley, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Phoenix, Arizona 85022
Phone: 602-315-6836
katherine_hackley@hotmail.com
katie.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: I offer dog obedience training, pet sitting, dog walking, and doggie massage.

Training includes how to solve problems such as jumping, barking, digging, chewing, mouthing, potty training, and more. Your dog also learns how to sit, stay, lie down, come, leave it, heel, and fetch.

I provide pet sitting to animals of all types.

Discounts available for prepaying 5 or more dog walks. Order your dog a massage...he will feel like a new animal!
 
 
Lori and Richard Hörst, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Phoenix, Arizona 85086
Phone: 623-434-4769
Alternate Phone: 602-309-1072
pudelpassion@aol.com
 
Profile: Website: http://www.harmonyhuntingpudels.com/RetrieverTraining.html

Harmony Mountain Retrievers

Our mission is to provide our bird hunting clients with the highest quality retriever training services available in the Southwestern United States. Being avid hunters ourselves, we are well aware of the skills required of a dog in the field (working to nurture drive, obedience and good citizenship).
 
 
Sandy Shore, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Phoenix, Arizona 85006
Phone: 602-475-3829
s.shore@att.net
 
Profile: Bad Dog to Good Dog LLC

Provide: basic obedience, housebreaking, leash walking, correction for pulling and jumping, barking, chewing, "how to be the leader of your canine children" and other needs.
 
 
Denise Warner, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Phoenix, Arizona 85043
Phone: 480-206-6546
info@azpawsitivepups.com
www.azpawsitivepups.com
 
Profile: Please note - due to a medical situation, I am not able to do any training at this time. Hope to be back in service soon.
 
 
Christine Arellano, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Phoenix, Arizona 85051
Phone: 602-423-5248
Arellanochrissy@gmail.com
 
 
Melanie Moser, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Prescott Valley, Arizona 86314
Phone: 928-830-1283
pbalancemassage@gmail.com
www.pbalancemassage.com
 
Profile: Pawsitive Balance Massage, LLC

At Pawsitive Balance Massage, I combine my knowledge of positive reinforcement training with gentle myofascial release and therapeutic massage to customize a session for your dog.

I can bring relief for his/her aches and pains, post-operative healing, and many behavior issues.

I utilize a variety of different techniques and Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade essential oils to bring your dog into balance.
 
 
Eric Wolfe, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
queen creek, Arizona 85142
Phone: 4802460848
ew23ax@gmail.com
opalk9training.com
 
Profile: Working with dogs is my passion its all I do and I do it well.
 
 
Drew Gulla, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Queen Creek, Arizona 85242
Phone: 480-214-5770
walks2wags@cox.net
 
Profile: Dog Training & Pet Sitting, please call or e-mail for more information.
 
 
Lise Girard, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sahuarita, Arizona 85629
Phone: 520-222-2972
lisegirard@pobox.com
 
Profile: Dog Walking, Cat sitting.
Basic obedience Dog Training.

12 years experience with companion animal care.

Services only during DAY TIME from 9am to 6pm. Monday-to-Friday.

NO WEEKEND services.
NO VACATION time services.

Serving only communities in Sahuarita AZ. within 10 to 20 miles radius round trip.

ABC Dog trainer Certified
 
 
Karen Watson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Scottsdale, Arizona 85028
Phone: 480-300-9581
karene4ls@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Private and group lessons in obedience and problem solving

 
 
Morgan Troyk, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
Phone: 414-305-5430
MorganDanaT@aol.com
 
Profile: The Pet Nanny

I offer in home or out of home pet sitting.
 
 
Jeffrey Stuhl, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sedona, Arizona 86336
Phone: 928-274-1263
connectcanine@me.com
www.connectingwithyourcanine.com
 
Profile: "Connecting with Your Canine LLC"

Private in home dog training, offering: Puppy Management Training, Obedience Training, Problem Solving, and Behavior Modification.

My aim is to teach my clients how their dog learns, how their dog communicates, and what every dog lover and their dog needs to learn to have a successful relationship.


 
 
Angie Temple, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sedona, Arizona 86336
Phone: 262-993-PAWS (7297)
Alternate Phone: 2629937297
sedonadogs@gmail.com
www.sedonadogtraining.com
 
Profile: Pawsibilities Dog Behavior Training is a private, in-home dog training service. We work with your family and your dog to address your concerns and improve your dog's behavior.
 
 
Creed Ostler, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sedona, Arizona 86336
Phone: 928.282.2891
costler@npgcable.com
 
Profile: Creed Ostler
 
 
Leslie Bryant, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635
Phone: (757) 560-5383
ohk9training@gmail.com
www.lesliebryant.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: We offer private lessons in your home for canine obedience and behavior modification.
Group lessons are also available.

We offer lessons in Sierra Vista, Hereford, Bisbee, Palominos, and the surrounding areas.

 
 
Diane Carole Faut, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sierra Vista, Arizona 85650
Phone: 516-233-6658
tink5220@gmail.com
 
Profile: Hi, I am Diane Carole, an ABC Graduate/Alumni, who resides in Sierra Vista, Az.

My credentials are as follows: Certified K9 Obedience, Behavior Modification,

Can train and prepare canines for their CGC test, along with Red Cross Certified in Canine First Aid.

I also work with shelter dogs to help get them forever homes. Available for group or private classes.
 
 
Linda L. Wright, CPDT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635
Phone: 520-226-1172
Coreysmomsamy@juno.com
www.webspawner.com/users/wrightlinda
 
Profile: Inside 2,000 sq. ft. of cage-free doggie Daycare; Socialization, Puppy Socialization classes, Obedience Classes and Private lessons.

NO CHOKE, PRONG, or SHOCK COLLARS

Member of APDT, IIACAB and Student of CCABS

 
 
Pat Wenning, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sun Lakes, Arizona 85248
Phone: 480.203.1743
Alternate Phone: 480.419.7356
pwenn1@aol.com
 
Profile: I offer private and group puppy and dog obedience classes. I am a CGC evaluator. I train service dogs and pet therapy dogs.
 
 
Renee Joseph, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Surprise, Arizona 85387
Phone: 719-660-5561
Spotontrained@gmail.com
Reneejoseph.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: ABC graduate January 2014. Professional pet sitter for the past 9 years; dog trainer for the past 6 years. Will work with client's needing obedience training as well as behavioral issues including mild to moderate aggression. References available.
 
 
Cat Reames, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tempe, Arizona 85282
Phone: 480-751-8691 (cell)
Alternate Phone: 480-839-3271
cat4dogs@cox.net
dogtrainingbycat.com
 
Profile: I have never known life without dogs and other pets living harmoniously together in my home and now with the knowledge and training I've received from ABC I am able to help others achieve peace and calm with their pets in their homes. I have found my calling.
 
 
Glenda Laird, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tucson, Arizona 85745
Phone: 520-275-2886
gmlaird@aol.com
 
Profile: Desert Paws Training

I offer in-home private lessons for basic obedience training utilizing clicker training method, and private consultations to manage behavior problems including reactive/aggressive behavior. I work with both puppies and adult dogs.

I will offer group classes in the future.

I also offer Spanish speaking services.
 
 
Muriel Gardner, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tucson, Arizona 85743
Phone: 520-579-7091
info@pawsuptucson.com
 
Profile:
 
 
Elizabeth McMullin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tucson, Arizona 857075
Phone: 801-243-1406
Alternate Phone: 520-477-6782
e.mcmullin32@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/StepInTimeDogTrainers
 
Profile: Obedience: Do you struggle to teach your dog simple commands? Obedience training is a fantastic way to build communication with your dog and provides a great foundation for public events and future fun classes. We can also help your dog become an American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen.

Around the House: Do you wish to improve your dog's house manners? Is he having a hard time greeting people at the door and staying off the furniture? Its easier than you think!

Leash Manners: Are your daily walks a battle instead of enjoyable? Does your dog pull endlessly or trip you? Take our 2 hour, one session class for only $30.

Shy, Fearful, or Nervous: Is your dog fearful? Do they hide or run away? Fear is unhealthy and stressful to live with. We will help your dog establish confidence and courage.

Reactive: Does your dog excessively bark, jump, lunge, or overwhelm you while in the house or on a walk? We sympathize with your frustrations and will provide you a program and valuable support.

Call today!
Lizzy
520-477-6782
 
 
Deana Frye, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Vail, Arizona 85641
Phone: 520-329-3877
furbellies@hotmail.com
furbellies.com
 
Profile: I have been working with dogs/rescues and training for 10 years now. I give private in-home lessons to people wanting to learn to communicate with there dogs. I also work with local rescues and families wanting to adopt a new family member. A doggy match maker!
 
 
Kendall Van New Kirk, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Yuma, Arizona 85365
pitbull_girl09@hotmail.com
www.fortailsonly.com/kendallvnk
 
Profile: I am currently Co-teaching obedience classes at Desert Veterinary Clinic. I have been teaching there since July 2012 and was certified as a dog trainer in August 2012. I work with a number of different breeds and age groups. I have a 3 year old pit bull. If you have any questions feel free to email me, but I am currently not offering private lessons right now. I apologize for the inconvenience.
 
 
Breanna Clark, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Yuma, Arizona 85367
Phone: 619-971-5049
breanna.cp.clark@gmail.com
affordablecertifidedogtraining.webs.com/
 
Profile: My name is Breanna Clark and I am a graduate of ABC.

I have worked with shelter dogs in Onslow County, NC helping many get adopted to wonderful new homes. My goal is to reunite you and your wonderful pet so that you can have harmony in your home.

I have also had training in off-leash obedience and working with agility for those more active dogs.
 
Arkansas Dog Trainers
 
Michelle Shields, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Austin, Arkansas 72007
Phone: 501-259-8604
AlphaDogObedience@outlook.com
https://www.facebook.com/groups/218491598253793/
 
Profile: My name is Michelle Shields and I have been training dogs for a proud 15 years. I primarily do private, in home sessions for the privacy and convenience of the owner. I do all types of training from basic obedience to sports to mobility and PTSD service dog training. Please let me know how I may assist you!
 
 
Ashley Shoaf, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Austin, Arkansas 72007
Phone: 5012599378
ashleysk9playground@hotmail.com
www.ashleysk9playground.com
 
Profile: We offer in home training, kenneling, Day Care, And Extended Stay.
 
 
Debby Million, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Booneville, Arkansas 72927
Phone: 479-675-9554
dmillion@cei.net
 
Profile: IN LINE K-9

I offer Basic Obedience classes for: sit, stay, down, come, sit-stay, down-stay and heel. I provide solutions for housebreaking and can help with stopping unwanted behaviors, such as, jumping on people/furniture, digging, unwanted barking, puppy nipping, chewing on inappropriate items and pulling on leash.
 
 
Brittany Bearden, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Conway, Arkansas 72034
Phone: 205-427-7730
bamabert13@aol.com
 
Profile: Hi! I'm Brittany and I've been here in Conway since July of 2006. My passion in life is dogs and dog training. If you have any questions or would like more information, feel free to give me a call or send an e-mail. Thank you for your time.
 
 
Diana Stackhouse, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72703
Phone: 479-251-1147
Alternate Phone: 479-236-9627
dianalynn_72701@yahoo.com
bernieandfriendspetservices.com
 
Profile: Please reference Bernie and Friends Pet Services on Facebook for further information. Dog Training and In-Home Pet Sitting
 
 
Anastasia Tessy Blackwell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72916
Phone: (479) 769-4520
anastasia.tessy@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/DogTrainingAndPetCare
 
Profile: KINTAMANI Dog Training & More

Specializing in Basic Obedience Training and Behavior Modification.

Customized lesson plan to your dog's individual need in order to get the best result.

Also provides other pet care services such as dog walking and in-home daycare.
 
 
Judy Thomason, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Harrison, Arkansas 72601
Phone: 870-741-0192
Alternate Phone: 870-577-3133
jthomason04@gmail.com
 
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Lola Warren, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913
Phone: 501-253-0537
lola@lolask9school.com
www.LolasK9school.com
 
Profile: At Lola's K9 School we have warm hearts for cold noses. We offer group Puppy Obedience, Adult Obedience classes and private lessons. In class we cover all the basics along with detailed Problem Solving Solutions for your dogs specific needs. Private in home lessons are also available. Call or visit my web-site for more information!

Lola has over 15 years working experience and is a graduate of and Mentor for Animal Behavior College. She volunteers her time to foster, shelter and rescue dogs and was awarded Volunteer of the year by the Southside Mutt-i-grees program in 2013.
 
 
Cindy Alberding, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Little Rock, Arkansas 72204
calberding@att.net
 
Profile: Cindy Alberding is a veteran dog trainer having spent many years assisting shelter and rescue dogs. Working with local animal welfare organizations, she is a valued member of their entry teams for abuse and puppy mill rescues. She has adopted dogs from shelters, including those deemed on the verge of unadoptable and successfully rehabilitated countless dogs.

She currently volunteers her time and talents to local shelters and rescue groups working on basic obedience to help make dogs adoptable and treatment plans for dogs with more serious issues.

Cindy's specialty is shelter or rescued dogs. Individualized instruction available

 
 
Lisa Golden, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Osceola, Arkansas 72370
lkgolden1@sbcglobal.net
 
Profile: Utililizing clicker training methods for basic obedience and problem solving. Private in-home or group class services available.


 
 
David White, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Searcy, Arkansas 72143
Phone: 501-837-0510
 
Profile: Canine Sight "Bringing You Eye to Eye with Your Dog"

Basic obedience training, taught privately in-home and group class, and working to correct K-9 behavioral issues. I am also setting up my business to board dogs and to offer to train them while the owners are away.
 
 
Brian Cockrell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
White Hall, Arkansas 71602
Phone: 870-543-9609
Alternate Phone: 870-543-9609
briancockrell77@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I have been in the Dog Training business for over 10+ experience. I work as a K9 Unit Sergeant for the Arkansas Department of Corrections/ K9 Narcotic InterdictionTeam. As a Dog Trainer I offer private lessons, group lessons, dog behavior modification and so much more. I take so much pride in teaching owners a better/different way of changing your Dogs life. Simple technique could change the way you look at modern Dog Obedience Training. We can make it fun and easy today!!
 
British Columbia Dog Trainers
 
Dee Morita, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Burnaby, British Columbia V5H 2K7
Phone: 778-887-IPAW(4729)
Alternate Phone: 604-434-9293
info@ipaw.ca
www.iPaw.ca
 
Profile: iPaw Dog Training

"Fun Learning Experiences for You and Your Dog"

iPaw believes that the first step in training your dog is to understand its instincts and motivators. All dogs have different temperaments and genetic backgrounds. We work with you to create eclectic strategies for your dog's success using positive reinforcement methods.
 
 
Cindy Young, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Crofton, British Columbia V0R 1R0
Phone: 250-324-8004
Alternate Phone: 250-889-0907
cindy@prodogtrainer.ca
www.prodogtrainer.ca
 
Profile: SB Pro Dog Supplies and Training has been in Victoria, BC for almost 8 years. We have now moved to Crofton, in the North Cowichan District. Cindy, who has been training dogs for 9 years, 3 years Graduated from Animal Behavior College loves dogs and trains dogs and their owners in a positive, fun way. She does in home private classes mostly and we also handcraft leather dog supplies
 
 
Fernando Silva, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kamloops, British Columbia v2c6p7
Phone: 250 3771036
BRAZILIANDOGGURU@HOTMAIL.COM
www.somedayretrievers.com/
 
Profile: Fernando Silva, THE BRAZILIAN DOG GURU is now training all breeds with all kinds of behavior issues. No dog too big or small we train them all. Fernando has Mastered the Art. If your looking for a trainer to get the job done, numerous references are available upon request.



 
 
Nichelle Nordman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Langley, British Columbia V1M3H9
Phone: 778-388-7958
info@smartstartdogtraining.net
www.smartstartdogtraining.net
 
Profile: We specialize in fun dog training. Once your dog learns basic behaviors such as: sit, stay, come and down, we start trick training. Because it is so much fun for you and your dog, practicing won't feel like work! Get ready to show off the cutest dog in the city, yours! Classes offered in Langley, B.C.
 
 
Terry Blaine APDT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Langley, British Columbia V2Z 1R4
Phone: 778-278-2970
Alternate Phone: 778-866-6663
caninesden@dogranch.net
www.dogranch.net
 
Profile: The Dog Ranch Training & Information Centre

The Dog Ranch provides family-friendly canine training, using positive methods that are as enjoyable for dogs as they are for their owners. Our training involves fun, quick, easy, and effective methods that are within the capabilities of all owners and their family members, including children.
 
 
Melissa Van Londersele, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Surrey, British Columbia V4N 5M5
lilynova@live.ca
 
Profile: Living in Cloverdale with my husband and young daughter, I am not currently taking clients.
 
 
Alicia Kryklywyj, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Terrace, British Columbia V8G 1H9
Phone: 250-635-2000
 
Profile: Just Dogs Training & Behavior

I offer Basic Obedience Training, Dog Sitting, Boarding and Training, Solving Behavior Problems, Private lessons, Group Classes and Clicker Training. I will also teach you to rehabilitate your aggressive dog, whether that aggression be directed towards people, or dogs, it's fixable.

I volunteer at the local animal shelter training dogs, and I offer discounted training certificates out to people who adopt a dog from this shelter. This way it helps both the owner and the dog start out on the right track. It's all for the dogs.

 
 
Erika Talerico, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 2A9
Phone: 778-881-PETS
Alternate Phone: 604-313-9605
petservices@3leaves.net
www.3leaves.net
 
Profile: 3 Leaves Pet Services

3 Leaves Pet Services offers pet sitting, dog walking, and obedience training. Education includes ABC Certified Obedience Trainer, First Aid Certified, and Certified Canine Specialist through PIJAC, Canada. I'm also soon to be a Certified Animal Care worker.
 
 
Jessica Park, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Vancouver, British Columbia V5N3W5
jesspark87@gmail.com
 
Profile: 24 year old ABC alumni
 
 
E L, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Vancouver, British Columbia V5P 1L5
gingertailsdogtraining@gmail.com
 
Profile: Retired
 
 
Gini Green, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 1G4
Phone: 604-738-7793
ginimom@gmail.com
www.pilotsnpawscanada.com
 
Profile: Founder of Pilots N Paws Canada. www.pilotsnpawscanada.com
 
 
Denise Butler, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Vernon, British Columbia V1T7B7
Phone: 778-837-8527
nisiandlisi@gmail.com
nisiandlisi.wordpress.com
 
Profile: Offering fun and results driven classes for Vernon and Kelowna residents specializing in dog-to-dog reactivity and aggression, canine anxiety and pet dog manners. I also dabble in party tricks, freestyle dog dancing and service dog training for pet dogs!
 
 
Shelly Korobanik, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Vernon, British Columbia V1B 3K9
Phone: 250-308-5457
bark@poochpartners.ca
www.poochpartners.ca
 
Profile: Pooch Partners is dedicated to promoting outdoor fitness activities for people & their dogs while reinforcing obedience! In addition to our fitness classes, learn to run programs, canicross, skijoring, snowshoeing, weight pulling and our annual Doggie Duathlon, we now offer obedience training and are excited to introduce clicker training techniques to dog owners!
 
 
Bren Axon, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Victoria , British Columbia V8M 1H3
Phone: 778 426 0000
Alternate Phone: 250 896 5029
woofersdogs@shaw.ca
www.woofers.ca
 
Profile: My name is Bren Axon and I run Woofers One to One Dog Training.

I graduated with Honors from ABC in February 2010.

I work as a force free dog trainer using only humane reward based methods. This means that I will never use choke, prong or shock collars or physical punishment to train a dog. I don't believe that you have to hurt a dog to help it learn to be a well behaved member of the family.

I work one to one with clients which is ideal for those who have a busy schedule. I see clients whenever it is convenient to them, even at weekends.

I am Vice President of the Vancouver Island Animal Training Association, a non profit organisation dedicated to promoting force free training. I am also a proud member of the Pet Professionals Guild and of the APDT.
 
California Dog Trainers
 
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!
 
 
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!

 
 
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
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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
 
 
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.

 
 
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."
 
 
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
 
 
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.
 
 
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.

 
 
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.
 
 
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.

 
 
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.
 
 
Jennyfer Roschak, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Auburn, California 95602
Phone: 916-501-1889
5pawsup@gmail.com
 
Profile: 5 Paws UP
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.

 
 
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.
 
 
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

 
 
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
 
 
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.

 
 
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.
 
 
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

 
 
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.
 
 
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."

 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
Jen Conrad, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Capitola, California 95010
Phone: 916-267-1202
jc092585@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Available for in-home private lessons, I am a positive reinforcement trainer that uses rewards and praise as motivation to make training fun and easy for you and your dog! Contact me for a free consultation!

 
 
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!
 
 
Heidi Voll, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Castaic, California 91384
hsvoll@hotmail.coom
 
Profile: Private lessons.
 
 
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!
 
 
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.


 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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!


 
 
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.
 
 
Michele Comas, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chula Vista, California 91910
Phone: 619-213-8069
chele66@gmail.com
 
Profile: I am a new graduate of the Dog Obedience Program and am currently working my own business of training, boarding, sitting and beginning grooming. I have over 20 years of working with animals and now have turned that passion into my profession. I am working with my local animal shelter and also the Flying Samaritans in their pet rescue operations.

I will update this as I gain more experience.
 
 
Krystal Graves, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chula Vista, California 91910
Phone: 619-417-3570
graves.krystal@ymail.com
 
Profile: I am very outgoing, willing to help with puppies to adult dogs. Very knowledgeable about all different types of breeds. I am willing to work one on one, groups, or in shelters.
 
 
Daniel Dagg, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Clayton, California 94517
dan@bayareadogtrainer.com
 
Profile: Dog Behavior and Off-Leash Training
 
 
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.

 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
Amanda McKitterick, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Corona, California 92882
Phone: 951-642-1338
amanda@wisedogtraining.com
www.wisedogtraining.com
 
Profile: Private Sessions, Classes, and Seminars.

 
 
Christy Burris, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Corona, California 91879
Phone: 661-317-9858
caburris@ucdavis.edu
 
Profile: My name is Christy Burris and I adore animals! I have a 3 and a half year old German Shepherd Mix who knows basic and advanced obedience taught by myself. I have a deep set passion for curbing aggression stemming from my being bit in the lip when I was around 5 years old, resulting in 6 stitches and a chunk of my lip lost. My heart is set on creating better lives for pets by teaching them the appropriate ways to behave. I am a positive reinforcement trainer who does not use choke, prong or shock collars. I believe motivation is a much stronger training tool than force and fear. Above all, training should be fun! I have the following services:

Dog walking, basic obedience training, behavior modification training with special interest in aggression, pack walk socialization, pet sitting.
 
 
Jenise Gossett, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Costa Mesa, California 92626
Phone: 714-642-2286
Jenise@PeacefulPoochDogTraining.com
PeacefulPoochDogTraining.com
 
Profile: Bringing your puppy or dog home for the first time is the most important time to start giving guidance & training as to how he or she should behave in the house & with your family. It’s much easier to teach your dog how to behave from the beginning rather than letting unacceptable behaviors occur and try to change the behavior later. Peaceful Pooch Dog Training can meet with you before or after bringing your dog home to go over important house rules and how to implement them. Giving them a great start will not only help your dog succeed in the long run, it will also help keep that money in your pocket & save you a lot of time!

Exercise and mental well-being are important as well! That’s why Peaceful Pooch also offers dog walking and pet sitting services. You can feel at ease knowing your pets are well taken care of by a qualified professional while you’re busy at work or away on vacation!

All services are completed by Jenise, a Certified Dog Trainer, who has a huge love of animals! She has also been trained in canine CPR & first aid. All services include lots of T.L.C. and waste pick-up during any training, walks, & sitting.

Peaceful Pooch Dog Training offers discounts for:
- Rescued/adopted dogs in need of training, walking, or sitting service
- Veteran’s & Senior’s dogs in need of training, walking, or sitting service
- Referral Bonuses for referring a new client that books any service
- Posting reviews on my Facebook page or on Angie’s list

 
 
Shannon Thier, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Costa Mesa, California 92627
Phone: (949) 436-4799
k949dogs@gmail.com
www.ThePositiveDogTrainer.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 at 3 different locations for your convenience.
• 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
 
 
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.

 
 
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!!!



 
 
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.

 
 
Cristina Berumen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Covina, California 91722
Phone: (626) 217-3684
Newleashonlifedt@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.
 
 
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


 
 
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.
 
 
Debbie Gaylor, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Culver City, California 90230
Phone: 310-339-4070
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.

 
 
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.
 
 
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.

 
 
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.
 
 
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
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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!
 
 
Corina Andariese, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Emeryville, California 94608
Phone: 510-907-0031
info@brechy.net
 
Profile: With over 10 years of experience working with dogs, Corina offers a wide range of knowledge in training dogs for work, sport, or just basic manners. Corina specializes in advanced obedience training, Schutzhund, and scent work. She is a certified professional dog trainer with her certificate from Animal Behavior College, is a certified American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen evaluator and trainer, a certified evaluator for Therapy Pets Unlimited, a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, and a member of the United Schutzhund Clubs of America.
 
 
Vanessa Melrose, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Encinitas, California 92024
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, behavior modification, and competitive dog sports training [especially Agility] throughout San Diego and South Orange County.

Group Classes offered in Encinitas.
 
 
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.





 
 
Jaime Rovero, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Encino, California 91316
Phone: 818-620-4661
encinoman818@yahoo.com
www.facebook.com/jaime.rovero.abcdt
 
Profile: I believe positive training creates happy positive dogs to enjoy life to the fullest in there forever home. I offer puppy class, basic obedience, dog walking and dog sitting
 
 
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!
 
 
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.
 
 
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

 
 
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.
 
 
Carla Lewis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fallbrook, California 92028
Phone: 805-331-1024
carla.lewis@doglover.com
carlalewis.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: I am currently teaching group classes for Beckman's Dog Training at Kahoot's Pet Supply training center in Escondido and the Fallbrook store. I also have been doing private lessons around the San Diego area. I also now offer a board and train program at my home in Fallbrook. I'm a fully fenced, oak studded 2 acre property in Fallbook, with easy access to the I-15.
 
 
Chris Gant, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fillmore, California 93015
Phone: 805-625-7068
Alternate Phone: 510-502-1763
cpgant84@gmail.com
www.thedustytrails.com
 
Profile: United States Marine Corps Veteran that graduated from the Animal Behavior College as an Honors student.

After graduating Chris began work with a local trainer teaching Basic Obedience, Socialization, Agility, and Search and Rescue. After a number of months shadowing his mentor he was hired by Cesar Millan at the Dog Psychology Center(DPC) in Santa Clarita,Ca.

At the DPC Chris' worked focused on behavior modification as well as continuing to teach classes such as swimming, sheep herding, and socialization. After a year Chris decided to branch off and focus on sheep and cattle herding with dogs. He teaches lessons at Drummond Ranch in Acton, and Malibu,Ca.

When he is not herding Chris has his own dog training business to run on his property in Fillmore,Ca. Chris is a proud supporter of Best Friends Animal Society and many other rescue groups.
 
 
Jesse Araujo, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fillmore, California 93015
Phone: 732-556=7409
Alternate Phone: 805-625-7068
jraraujo90@gmail.com
thedustytrails.com
 
Profile: Jesse Araujo is a prior U.S. Marine that began his dog training career as an Improvised Detection Dog Handler. He received his certification at K2 Solutions Inc. in Southern Pines, NC, soon after he was deployed to Afghanistan with his working dog Jose. They worked together to bring themselves and their fellow Marines back home safely. After his time in the service Jesse continued his passion in working with dogs and attended the Animal Behavior College in Santa Clarita, CA. He became a Certified Dog Trainer and Pet First Aid and CPR certified. He is also a frequent volunteer at Best Friends Animal Society and assists in teaching sheep herding classes at Drummond Ranch. His compassion in training dogs and spreading his knowledge and skills to others was so great he and his business partner Chris Gant came up with Dusty Trails.

Check out the Website or Facebook page to see more on the trainers, training, and the resident ranch dogs!
 
 
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




 
 
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!
 
 
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
 
 
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

 
 
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.
 
 
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!
 
 
Steve Corioso, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Gilroy, California 95020
Phone: 408-489-5890
corio@charter.net
 
Profile:
 
 
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.
 
 
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.

 
 
James Blanchard, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Green Valley, California 91390
Phone: 661-373-0176
Alternate Phone: 661-373-0176
caringcaninecommands@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/caringcaninecommands
 
Profile: Caring Canine Commands offers Obedience classes and private lessons using positive reinforcement techniques. We also offer dog sitting, dog walking and pet taxi services if you need to get your pet to an appointment and you are too busy to do it yourself.
 
 
Jim Clark, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Guerneville, California 95446
angello001@att.net
 
Profile: Certified ABC dog trainer
 
 
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

 
 
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.
 
 
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!
 
 
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.

 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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

 
 
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!
 
 
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.

 
 
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.

 
 
Doriam Barragan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Huntington Park, California 90255
Phone: lmk9
info@lmk9.com
www.lmk9.com
 
Profile: profile @ www.lmk9.com
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
Wayne Shaffer, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kelseyville, California 95451
Phone: 000-000-0000
teachdogs@live.com
 
Profile: Retired from training, read our books about dog training using a Google search or see our dog related books at: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00C142NYY

 
 
Sarah Chambless, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kingsburg, California 93631
Phone: 559-360-3360
info@k9protraining.com
www.K9ProTraining.com
 
Profile: At K9 Solutions Professional Dog Training we are focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction - we will do everything we can to meet your expectations.

With a variety of services to choose from, we're sure you'll be happy working with us. Learn to foster an intelligent, loving relationship with your dog by developing a common language. Open a clear line of communication, and integrate your dog into your daily activities by providing the education necessary to reach his or her full potential.

Learn about the best ways to fulfill your dog's mental and physical needs through play sessions, and structured exercises that you and your dog will love. Our certified trainer can work with you and discuss why your dog is exhibiting certain undesirable behaviors and how to redirect the mental and physical energy to more positive outlets.


 
 
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
 
 
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.
 
 
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....

 
 
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.
 
 
Alex Tamaki, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Laguna Hills, California 92654
Phone: 949-371-3912
Alternate Phone: 949-878-1991
alex@aikendogtraining.com
www.aikendogtraining.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: AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator

Certified: Pet First Aid/ Red Cross

Volunteer: Pet Therapy Program Volunteer ( 2 Nursing Homes ) & Children Literacy Program at 2 Local Libraries, Laguna Beach Animal Shelter Volunteer,

Bilingual: English/Japanese / www.aikendogtraining.com / www.youtube.com/tamakibenito
 
 
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
 
 
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
 
 
Teri Harvey, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lake Elsinore, California 92532
Phone: 714-323-2346
teri@allamericandogtraining.us.com
allamericandogtraining.us.com
 
Profile: GET FREEDOM FROM BEHAVIOR ISSUES WITH STAR SPANGLED SERVICE.
Start learning how to teach your dog to be a valued member of the family. We teach you to train your dog in your own home using positive reinforcement.
Coupons available on our website for first time customers.

Teri Harvey is a graduate of Animal Behavior College where she earned her certification as an ABC Certified Dog Trainer. She has been training dogs since 1985. During that time she taught dog, puppy, Canine Good Citizen classes and in-home training.
Teri is committed to continuing her education through seminars and articles, to keep up-to-date with new methods in the industry. She enjoys teaching the public how to effectively communicate with their dogs and improve their quality of life.




 
 
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.
 
 
Anna Ashmore, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lakeside, California 92040
Phone: 858-366-5785
Anna.Ashmore@gmail.com
 
Profile: I use both positive and negative reinforcement focusing mostly on positive. I offer private class right now.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.


 
 
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.
 
 
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.

 
 
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

 
 
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

 
 
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.my lessons are private and done in your home .
 
 
Jeremy Gonzales, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lompoc, California 93436
Phone: 9519700304
jeremyjgonzales.24@gmail.com
thedogcoach.co
 
Profile: Certified Petco dog trainer.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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!
 
 
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.
 
 
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
 
 
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.
 
 
James Steven Cisneros, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Los Angeles, California 90026
Phone: 831-332-8478
Alternate Phone: (831) 332-8478
atireddogisahappydog@gmail.com
atireddogisahappydog.wix.com/atiredhappydog
 
Profile: James S. Cisneros is trained in many different holistic approaches to dog training and exercise. He utilizes techniques best suited to each individual dog, always from a calm-assertive leadership angle. James is fully aware of the therapeutic effects of a calm, happy dog, and desires to help the dogs he works with to be able to achieve that state of mind on a daily basis.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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!!!
 
 
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!

 
 
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.

 
 
Nadia Brunner, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Los Angeles, California 91601
Phone: 323-422-2840
thebarkingbunch@yahoo.com
www.thebarkingbunch.com
 
Profile: The Barking Bunch offers daily dog pack hikes as well as private training sessions
 
 
Armando Gonzalez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Los Angeles, California 90240
Phone: 3238338808
agdogtraining@yahoo.com
 
Profile: ABCDT certified; ABCVA certified; CEP programs certified; Bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies from CSULA;
 
 
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
 
 
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.
 
 
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

 
 
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!
 
 
Carlos Valle, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lynwood, California 90262
Phone: 323-370-4038
valle.carlos77@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Hi everyone. Learn how to train and manage your dogs behavior in order to have the best your dog can be with friends, family and other dogs. My method is positive-based training and will adjust the style to fit almost any type of temperant in dogs. I am an ex-military veteran here to serve you and your canine companion. Dogs are my passion and I want to share it with my clients. I conduct private in-home sessions (60-90 minutes)and will provide you with ongoing tips/consultation once you sign up. Feel free to look me up and I'll be looking forward to meeting you and your furry fellas.

Services:
-Obedience Training
-Unruly Behavior
-Behavior Modification
-Canine Socialization
-Overnight Pet Sitting
-Canine Socialization
-In-home pet feeding/playing (including cats, birds, turtles, etc.)

I operate in Long Beach, Signall Hill, Lakewood, Downey, Whittier, South Gate, Compton, and any of their surrounding communities.
 
 
Ron Goldman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Marina del Rey, California 90295
Phone: 310-720-4740
mdrron@gmail.com
 
Profile: ABCDT, Animal first aid and CPR certified.
Positive Reinforcement approach to insure a happy home. Eliminating bad human behavior and implementing an easy reward and repetition approach is all it takes.

 
 
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!
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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!
 
 
Lizette Pavon, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Mission Hills, California 91345
Phone: 8182682173
lizette.pavon@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I am a certified dog trainer. I love working with dogs and believe that love and compassion goes a very long way. I own three dogs that I have trained myself. They are what make my home very bright and happy.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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

 
 
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.
 
 
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!

 
 
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.
 
 
Brittany Sorgenstein, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Newhall, California 91321
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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
 
 
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.

 
 
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!

 
 
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.
 
 
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
 
 
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.
 
 
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!
 
 
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!
 
 
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.
 
 
Kirsten James, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Oceanside, California 92058
Phone: 7034097062
kirsten.q@hotmail.com
 
Profile: Hello,
My Name is Kirsten James and I am an ABC Certified Dog Trainer.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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"
 
 
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.
 
 
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!




 
 
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!
 
 
Jane Smith, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palmdale, California 93551
Phone: 661-555-1234
Alternate Phone: 555-555-5555
JaneSmith@yahoo.com
www.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 of understanding dog psychology and how to build an enjoyable canine-human relationship. I do this through establishing respect and trust between an owner and his dog. Once an owner acknowledges how important 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 throughout the Antelope Valley and 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.
 
 
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!
 
 
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.

 
 
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!
 
 
Alexia Demuth, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Petaluma, California 94952
Phone: 415-261-1033
Alternate Phone: 415-261-1033
fetchlover@gmail.com
www.internationaldogguru.com
 
Profile: Grew up in France with German Shepherd, Royal poodle,Boxers and part time in a farm I've been surrounded by animals all my life!

When I came to USA 18 years ago and moved to Marin County quickly people would trust me with their pets while they were going on vacation and pretty soon I would train them naturally and their owners would come home to a happy pet.

There after I decided to be certified in this field and gain qualifications.

I am a respected bay area dog trainer/pet sitter/pet walker.

The rest is on my website such as testimonials and dogs pictures .

I'm willing to travel or relocate for my passion.
 
 
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!
 
 
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
 
 
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.
 
 
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!
 
 
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!
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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


 
 
Michelle D. Howard, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Rancho Santa Margarita, California 92688
Phone: 657-205-6844
Alternate Phone: 714-612-6517
mdhoward55@gmail.com
 
Profile: I am long-time dog owner, a force-free trainer and I have an in-depth knowledge of the canine industry. I am an ABC Graduate and Mentor trainer and a Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA)[through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers]. In addition, I have been a Senior Dog trainer with the mega-chain store Petco (Orange, CA) for over four years and I volunteer as a foster parent for the non-profit group Bichon Fur Kids.

I specialize in Puppy Socialization & Habituation, Fear & Aggression, Basic & Advanced Obedience, Problem Solving (including potty training, jumping, fearful/excitement urination, and barking). I am able to travel to your home for private lessons.

I am also an active member in the following groups: Women In the Pet Industry, Association for Professional Dog Trainers and The Pet Professional Guild.
 
 
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!

 
 
Kathleen Dunn, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Redding, California 96049
Phone: 530-356-8286
KathysK9Kelts@charter.net
K9keltsdogtraining.wordpress.com
 
Profile: I graduated with honors from the Animal Behavior College (ABC). I'm a Mentor to students of ABC.

I'm an Evaluator/Trainer for the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Program which also includes the AKC Puppy S.T.A.R. Program & the Community Canine Advanced CGC Title.

I began training dogs in the early 1990's. All of my dogs have obtained titles in various dog sports.

NOW offering classes:
Puppy
AKC Puppy S.T.A.R. Classes
Basic Obedience/Manners Class
Intermediate & Advanced Obedience Class
CGC & CGC Advanced
Agility for Fun
Rally “O”
Canine Musical Freestyle
Flyball for Fun

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

- 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

 
 
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


 
 
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.

 
 
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.
 
 
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.


 
 
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*
 
 
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'.
 
 
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.





 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
Maelynn Nolan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92124
Phone: 910-320-3104
m.nolan2010@aol.com
siberianpride.com
 
Profile: I am currently going to school to become a RVT in the San Diego Mesa College Animal Health Program. This obedience class has helped me out a lot!
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.

Active Duty Military Discount.
 
 
Dan Williams, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
SAN DIEGO, California 92131
Phone: 8588762914
Alternate Phone: 8584372094
dan@pawsitivepettraining.com
pawsitivepettraining.com/
 
Profile: ABCDT
 
 
Ruth Soleymani, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92127
Phone: 858-774-1563
Alternate Phone: 858-206-1249
Ruth@PetBuddyServices.org
PetBuddyServices.ort
 
Profile: Hi. My name is Ruth, and I want your pet to be happy. As a graduate from Animal Behavior College, I am able to correct any bad behavior your pet may have.

I have opened Pet Buddy Services in September 2012. My services are dog walking, overnight pet sitting and dog training. My website, PetBuddyServices.org has a testimonial page for your perusal. I am located in Rancho Bernardo, which is in California.
 
 
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



 
 
Morgan Lampe, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 91910
Phone: 619-794-6267
Morganlampe@gmail.com
 
Profile: Hi! If you're reading this than like many people you're in search of a dog trainer. My name is Morgan and I've been training dogs for over 7 years I have experience with a multitude of behavioral problems ranging from basic obedience to behavioral modification I.e "aggression" if you would like more information on me and my training methods please don't hesitate to call or email me.


 
 
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.

 
 
Michelle Panek, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92111
Phone: 858-663-7154
 
Profile: Compassionate Training For Your Best Friend.

Call Us Today!

Does your dog need to brush up on manners?

Do you have a new puppy who requires training or socialization?

Is your dog exhibiting unwanted behaviors, such as excessive barking, house-training issues, jumping or separation anxiety?

Even the most well-behaved dogs sometimes need a bit of help learning to function in our human culture.

Whether it's basic obedience training or complex behavioral issues, Michelle Panek can help you and your best friend, using positive training methods that are completely force-free.

About the Trainer:
Michelle Panek is a certified professional dog trainer, having graduated from Animal Behavior College with Honors. She also studied Genetics, Zoology and Psychology, and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (with Distinction). She has worked with various humane societies and rescue organizations in Colorado and California, helping to make dogs more adoptable through training and behavior modification. She is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT).

A Message From Michelle:
"I believe that as pet owners, it's important that we are caring stewards for the animals that share and enrich our lives. Maybe you've seen or read about certain questionable training methods on TV or in a famous dog training book, or even had them recommended to you by a trainer you've hired.

There is never a need to resort to physical punishment or to force your dog to obey. I know from personal experience that it's possible to successfully treat issues such as aggression, separation anxiety, barking, jumping and general unruly behavior with the application of totally force-free methods.

If you prefer an "on the same team" relationship with your best friend, rather than an adversarial one, I can guide you toward that goal.

Through the use of positive reinforcement techniques and compassionate behavior management, your dog will learn more efficiently, be happier and gain confidence. As a result, your dog will choose to offer a behavior that you desire - because it's fun to do so!

The wonderful bond between you will be strengthened in this way, and you'll enjoy seeing your best friend blossom."
 
 
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!
 
 
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.

 
 
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.

 
 
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.
 
 
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!
 
 
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.
 
 
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.

 
 
Lara Schindler, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Diego, California 92107
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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!

 
 
Natasha Sinyaver, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San francisco, California 94121
Phone: 954.336.1555
Tailuniversity@gmail.com
 
Profile: Tail University
 
 
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.

 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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!
 
 
Melinda Minjares, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Jose, California 95135
Phone: 408 426-0717
dogdandytraining@gmail.com
www.dogdandy.com
 
Profile: I offer private training sessions and behavior modification training at a time that is convenient for you. All programs can be customized to suit the type of behavior you find most acceptable.

We also offer "staycations" and our exclusive Board and Train D&D. Let me help you bridge the communication gap and build a bond of trust and understanding with your puppy. Call me today for more information and be sure to check out the website!
 
 
Christine Kozicki, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Jose, California 95120
Phone: 408-799-6558
ckozicki2729@gmail.com
 
Profile: ABCDT completed 2013
 
 
Rose Trujillo, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Jose, California 95123
Phone: 408-642-7220
Alternate Phone: 4086427220
rositatrujillo18@gmail.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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
Veronica Hall, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
san mateo, California 94403
Phone: 650-787-5324
unlabeledpetcare@gmail.com
www.unlabeledpetcare.com
 
Profile: Providing essential care for you pet while you are away.
 
 
Alie Burns, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
San Pablo, California 94806
Phone: 510-334-8604
Alternate Phone: 510-741-8584
gcpas72@gmail.com
 
Profile: My name is Kyalie (Alie) Burns and I am a graduate of Animal Behavior College where I earned my certification as an ABC Certified Dog Trainer. Animal Behavior College (ABC) is approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education and is an internationally recognized school. My year long commitment to this program has provided me with a formal education in canine obedience training and understanding behavior and its motives. My certification, education and experience provide me the skills required to effectively and humanely train your dog while keeping alive the spark that makes your dog so special to you.

Services Available

Dog Training
Dog Walking
Pet Sitting

 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
Rudy Penaloza, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Ana, California 92703
Phone: 7149040309
Alternate Phone: 7148353450
rudyp7@gmail.com
animalbehavioralcollege.com
 
Profile: Dog trainer specialist
 
 
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.

 
 
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.

 
 
Stephanie Taylor, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Clarita, California 91350
Phone: 661-673-3603
Steph4dogs@gmail.com
 
Profile: Dog Trainer
 
 
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.
 
 
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!
 
 
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, an AKC Evaulator 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, Obedience 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 and Board and train services, covering all areas of Santa Clarita, including Valencia, Newhall , Saugus, Canyon Country, West Ranch, Stevenson Ranch , Aqua Dolce and Castaic
 
 
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!

 
 
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
 
 
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
 
 
George Menna, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Cruz, California 95060
Phone: 831-247-1947
george.menna@gmail.com
www.georgemennadogtraining.com
 
Profile: Train dogs are easy to live with!!! Together we will teach your dog what works to make life easy and fun.


 
 
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

 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
Cheri Guevarra, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Maria, California USA
Phone: To follow
cheri@positivepoochdogtraining.com
www.positivepoochdogtraining.com
 
Profile: To follow soon.
 
 
Laurene von Klan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Monica, California 90402
Phone: 7732064475
laurene@santamonicadog.org
www.santamonicadog.org
 
Profile: Laurene loves all dogs, and challenging rescues in particular. Most of her life she's lived with one or more rescue dogs: the nippy wire fox terrier of her youth, the coon hound who marathon–trained with her, the fearful catahoula, the herding disc-dog who helped raise her son, and now her lanky mixed-breed, Ginger, who is ribbon-winning obedience dog.

With each of her dogs, Laurene learned new training methods, ranging from correction to electric collars to positive clicker training, to competitive obedience.

When Laurene trains your dog, she considers your dog and you as individuals. What do you need? If your dog needs exercise Laurene can set up your dog on play dates or hikes. If your dog is leash-reactive, Laurene will work with her while you are out to install behaviors that will make your dog more manageable for you when you go home and walk her. If you have a puppy that needs a good start, Laurene offers her 14-step puppy program.

Laurene follows the training principles endorsed by American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior and the latest research.

To make her training effective, Laurene reads the scientific journals on dog behavior and makes a particular effort to use methods that are backed by study.

Laurene earned her dog training certificate, with honors, from Animal Behavior College. She is also a Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA), by the Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers. She is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and has presented at its annual conference and writes for their magazine. She has trained for K9 connection, a non-profit that helps teens and shelter dogs by pairing them together for life skills training. She volunteers at West LA Animal Shelter.

Laurene and her rescue dog Ginger compete in dog sports and train with the West LA Obedience Training Club. They have earned the AKC Rally Excellent title, AKC Canine Good Citizen and Companion Dog Excellent titles. Laurene and Ginger run and hike together on area trails.

Prior to becoming a certified dog trainer, Laurene worked as a non-profit executive, and received several awards including recognition as one of Chicago’s Most Influential Women.

Laurene lives with her son, partner, dog, and cat.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
Brenda Pond, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Signal Hill, California 90755
Phone: 562-445-5784
brenda.pond@lausd.net
 
Profile:
 
 
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
 
 
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.

 
 
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

 
 
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.

 
 
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.


 
 
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.
 
 
Kara Brownlee, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Studio City, California 91604
Phone: 818-266-3692
Peenky28@yahoo.com
www.care.com/petcare/karab376
 
Profile: My name is Kara. I'm 27. Graduated from ABC in 2012 as a Certified Dog Trainer. Since then, I've taken a Diet & Nutrition course so now I'm an expert in the field. I have taken Pet CPR classes. I own a dog walking/pet sitting business in which I am insured. I do pack hikes, dog park trips and more. I am a trainer at Zoom Room in Sherman Oaks. I have worked there over two years. I teach obedience and agility. I have also taught Therapy Dogs, Scent, and Urban Herding workshops at Zoom Room. Lastly, I'm a Canine Good Citizen evaluator. Love what I do!
 
 
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,and Clicker Training.

I do Dog training at the Dog Park.

I can help you and training your dog from the Dog shelter.

I volunteer my time at the Dog shelter help them training there dogs and walk there
dogs.

I have trained 4 of my shelter dog and sell some of them. Now I'm work at Assertive K-9 Training.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.

 
 
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!
 
 
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.
 
 
Forrest Luce, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sylmar, California 91342
Phone: 818 359 8414
forrestluce@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Hello there my name is Forrest Luce, and I am here to help you and your canine companion with basic obedience, behavior modification, dog walking, overnight pet sitting, canine socialization, as well as sheep herding. I am a military veteran with a huge heart for dogs and their humans.

I have a rescue Shih Tzu, who I have made into a respectable member of my community (and a awesome sheep herder) and would love to do the same for you! Training is a life time commitment and I will be there for you from beginning to end with answers to any and all questions. Feel free to call me for a free 30 minute in home consultation. Happy tails y'all!!!
 
 
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!
 
 
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



 
 
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.
 
 
Alysia Wanless, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tracy, California 95376
Phone: 530-566-7987
dogtrainingwithalysia@outlook.com
www.dogtrainingwithalysia.blogspot.com
 
Profile: Hello my name is Alysia and my business is Dog Training with Alysia. I am an ABC graduate since 2013 and just moved to Tracy at the end of 2014. I started my business officially in the beginning of 2015! I base all my techniques around ABC's positive reinforcement training system and can help your dog with basic obedience and problem behaviors!
 
 
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.

 
 
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.
 
 
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.

 
 
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.
 
 
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.

 
 
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.

 
 
Catherine Gould, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ventura, California 93003
Phone: 805-290-2817
PetsToPals@gmail.com
www.PetstoPals.com
 
Profile: A balanced approach to dog training and managing behavior using leadership techniques, obedience commands, and socialization.

ABC certified, additional training with Cesar Millan, full member of APDT, certified in canine CPR & first aid, volunteered 100's of hours in shelters.

Currently teach for Ventura City Parks & Recreation.

The goal of Pets to Pals is to empower dog owners everywhere to have the relationship with your dog that you dream of!
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.


 
 
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
 
 
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!
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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!

 
 
Daniel Borelli, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
West Hills, California 91304
Phone: 805-231-0705
danielborelli@me.com
facebook.com/dogservicesbydan
 
Profile: Getting a new puppy? Does your dog have some problem behaviors you would like to correct? Well, I am here to help. I am a Certified Dog Trainer with much experience training puppies (basic commands, potty training, loose leash walking, etc) and reducing problem behaviors (jumping, barking, fear or aggression, etc.)

Are you going on vacation and need a home away from home for your pup? Do you hate leaving your dog home alone all day while you are at work? Well, you are in luck! I also provide pet sitting, dog walking, dog boarding and doggy day care services in my large West Hills home, with all the amenities for your pup, including a large interior and large grassy backyard just minutes away from several parks.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
Colorado Dog Trainers
 
Shannon Senn, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
2776 Brookline Ct. Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906
Phone: 719.494.6993
pipconnection@gmail.com
www.paw-inspiring.com
 
Profile: I am proud to be a graduate of the ABC dog training instructor program! Dogs are my passion and I'm now more knowledgable and experienced with doing what I love!

I now own my own dog training and pet sitting business, "Paw-Inspiring Pet Connection!" Come check me out and maybe I can help you and your furry companion!
 
 
Dave Pearson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Arvada, Colorado 80005
Phone: 303-421-7223
davepearson@lbtdsl.com
www.pearsonspetservices.com
 
Profile: Pearson's Professional Pet Services

Free initial evaluation! Dave Pearson will personally meet with the potential client at a time of the client’s choosing to discuss the client’s (and dog's) needs. After the initial evaluation, Dave will provide an estimate of the time it will take to train the pooch and/or the owner.

For basic canine obedience with a NON-AGGRESSIVE dog, Dave Pearson charges by the visit. A typical visit will last an hour or more and focus on getting the dog to obey basic commands and it will also focus on instructing the owner on how to practice the training in Pearson’s absence.

Telephone and/or e-mail consultations are FREE and unlimited.

For PROBLEM SOLVING (barking, digging, jumping, pulling, lunging, etc.) behavior and AGGRESSIVE dog issues,

Dave Pearson also charges by the visit.
 
 
Jay Hemmingsen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Arvada, Colorado 80005
Phone: 303-929-7759
jhemmingsen@comcast.net
 
Profile: Dog Ventures

Jay Hemmingsen is the owner of Dog Ventures. Dog Ventures specializes in behavior modification and problem solving, as well as walking/socializing services.

Jay is a Colorado native, certified in canine behavior and training. He resides in Arvada, CO with his Pug, Beasley; Retriever Mix, Sara; and Carin Terrier, Ruby; as well as his two cats, Buster and Ollie.
 
 
Ethan Bonen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Aurora, Colorado 80012
Phone: 3039607714
ethan@waggingpawsibilities.com
www.waggingpawsibilities.com
 
Profile: Wagging Pawsibilities is dedicated to creating better understanding and a better bond between pet parents and their dogs. We help potential adopters test and choose their next valued family member and help pet parents resolve behavior issues that arise with their dogs through positive reinforcement, reward-based and force free training techniques.
 
 
Kira Barnett, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Aurora, Colorado 80015
Phone: 303-699-8622
kira.tailblazers@gmail.com
mytailblazers.com
 
Profile: I have been training dogs from childhood. In my neighborhood, as a teen, I was known for teaching all the neighbor dogs silly tricks.

In 2005 I decided to make it official and enrolled in Animal Behavior College. After graduation, I interned with a trainer/behaviorist for almost 1 year.

I have learned so much and it has made dog training so easy and natural. I do private sessions and group classes and enjoy every minute of it.

I just opened my own training center in March 2013. I love my life and my job!
4560 S. Reservoir Rd Centennial, CO, 80015
 
 
Rebecca Bean, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Breckenridge, Colorado 80424
Phone: 817-807-0761
rbean7701@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I am very excited to work with owners and their dogs. I use positive reinforcement in my techniques and love all kinds of dogs. I offer one-on-one training for both basic obedience, as well training to correct common behavior issues. Training is done at The Dog House, which is a dog boarding and daycare facility in Breckenridge, which I also own and operate. I believe that all dogs have the ability to learn.

 
 
Julie Small, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Brighton, Colorado 80601
Phone: 720-685-0797
Alternate Phone: 480-234-1648
owner@awarenessdogtraining.com
http://www.awarenessdogtraining.com
 
Profile: Awareness Dog Training

Balanced training, Happy dogs! Join us for group classes, private sessions, and special classes for kids! Learn a new game at every class to make training fun!

 
 
Catherine Maroney, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Castle Rock, Colorado 80108
Phone: 303-683-4704
roodog@castlepines.net
 
Profile: Certified training specializing in behavior modification and problem solving for your canine friend.

Private in-home sessions. Together we can turn your problem pet into a well behaved member of your family.
 
 
Chelsea Clement, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Castle Rock, Colorado 80201
Phone: 7203651407
clementc365@gmail.com
 
Profile: 23. ABC Graduate. Zoo Technology Student. Dog Daycare Handler. Group Trainer. Private Sessions. Shelter Dog Trainer.
 
 
Shauna Boyd, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Castle Rock, Colorado 80109
Phone: 520-240-2754
shaunaaboyd@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I have only just begun my work in the dog training business. From September 2011 to March of 2013, I started and ran my own small scale Pet Sitting and Dog walking business, Pawsibilities Unleashed, LLC, in Albuquerque, NM. Up until then, my time was spent solely as a busy mom- tutoring, entertaining, serving, and volunteering- within the realms of my children's lives.

Along with running my little business, I spent all of 2012 employed as a volunteer Advanced dog walker, a Reception Assistant, A Foster Care Assistant, an Intake Greeter, and an adoptions counselor through Animal Humane New Mexico. In doing so, I was able to both nurture and replenish my love of animals-and dogs in particular- that I have carried deep within me since the tender age of six. I have walked every kind of dog from Chihuahuas and Pit Bulls, to Bull Mastiffs and St. Bernard’s. I have bottle fed 3 day old puppies, nurtured injured pets, and spent time building relationships with lonely, broken dogs. Over the past few years alone, my love for animals has unbelievably blossomed to greater heights than I ever imagined.

I am an officially Certified Dog Obedience Trainer through Animal Behavior College, and as such, have completed several continuing education classes through their program, including: "Training shelter dogs" and "Feline Management and Training". These classes have given me both quality education, and insights into the animal world that are meant to greatly enhance human to animal relationships.

I am currently employed at Camp Bow Wow Dog Daycare and Boarding Kennel in Castle Rock, CO as a Dog Daycare counselor, as well as with Canine Dimensions Dog Training as an Associate Dog Trainer.I currently specialize in Puppy Good-Start programs working with puppy owners and first time dog owners and families with children through in-home, private training sessions.

I feel extremely blessed to finally have to opportunity to realize my long-lived dream of training dogs-a dream that I never thought possible after I took the path to motherhood. I plan on living that dream to its full potential and sharing what I know with others in such a way that the world of positive dog training takes on a new meaning for people to whom their pets are their world.

 
 
Stephanie Folkman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Centennial, Colorado 80122
Phone: 303-653-8201
thedog.coach@yahoo.com
 
 
Megan Honaker, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Centennial, Colorado 80015
Phone: 720-252-2292
fullpawtential@gmail.com
www.fullpawtential.com
 
Profile: Full Pawtential Dog Training offers private hands-on training in your own home that teaches obedience cues and solves behavioral problems.

Group classes for puppies and adults available!

Visit my website for more information:http://www.fullpawtential.com
 
 
Ann Draznin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Centennial, Colorado 80121
Phone: 720-530-2955
annsdogtraining@comcast.net
www.annsdogtraining.com
 
Profile: I offer in home dog training, Basic Obedience, Behavior Modification and dog walking. I Specialize in house training, separation anxiety and all common problems.

 
 
Laurie LeTourneau-Yakish, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918
Phone: 719-205-7241
lyakish@netzero.net
www.cspringstprdogtraining.com
 
Profile: Totally Positive Results Dog Training, Inc.

I offer in-home training and problem solving. I am currently being mentored by Gary Wilkes the father of clicker training and one of the most innovative minds in the dog training world today.

Do you have a dog with serious behavioral issues such as aggression towards humans or other dogs or an extremely fearful dog? I can help.

I'm an experienced clicker trainer but I use the entire behavior modification spectrum. My training is specifically tailored to meet the needs of each dog and owner. I believe the entire family should be involved in the training.

I love working with all breeds. I have a special affinity for terriers and dogs with special needs such as deafness or blindness.
 
 
Brandy Bongibault, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80917
Phone: 719-243-0961
cobullys@gmail.com
 
Profile: K-9 Connection Dog Training

"Where the REAL Connection Begins"

Offering Group Classes, Private Lesson's and In-Home Visits

Obedience 1:
The basics of Obedience training - great socialization for both dogs & puppies. Teach your dog to sit, lie down, come, walk nicely & other cues.

Private in-home & park sessions:
These are great for working on behavior modifications, such as aggression, fear, jumping, housebreaking, barking & many others. We customize these sessions to fit your needs



 
 
Anke Roepke, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80935
Phone: Please see website
anke@doggonesmarttraining.com
doggonesmarttraining.com
 
Profile: Experienced clicker-trainer, and believe in building fantastic dog/human teams in order to achieve optimal training results. Offering in-your-home, fun training.

*Discounts for military/fire fighter/EMT/police and dogs adopted from shelters/non-profit organizations.

Contact me to schedule your free initial consultation today. Just go to the contact us form on www.doggonesmarttraining.com and I will be happy to call you!I look forward to meeting you.
 
 
Stephen Foster, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
colorado springs, Colorado 80915
Phone: 719 465 1047
Alternate Phone: 856 938 7922
sf7476@gmail.com
 
Profile: In home traning for that special dog. Traning designed just for you dog.
 
 
Emily Lueck, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909
Phone: (719)201-6601
emily.lueck.90@gmail.com
emilylueck.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: I am a dog enthusiast first and foremost. I spent the bulk of my young adult life and teenage years studying any and everything I could about dogs.

For many years I focused solely on grooming, but in recent years I have developed a passion for the world of dog training.
 
 
Stacey Bzowy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919
Phone: 719-659-3077
zendog@adelphia.net
 
Profile: As owner of Zendog Obedience Training I offer puppy, basic, advanced and clicker training as well as AKC-CGC evaluations and behavior modification.

I have experience with a wide variety of breeds and employ only positive training techniques. Member of Association of Pet Dog Trainers and International Association of Canine Professionals.

 
 
Julia Mueller, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80922
Phone: 719-482-8161
jlmueller009@gmail.com
 
Profile: Experienced in using only positive methods of training, specializing in obedience training but also CGC and problem behaviors.
 
 
Megan Lundberg, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918
megan@themannerlymutt.com
www.TheMannerlyMutt.com
 
Profile: I graduated ABC in 2012 and began The Mannerly Mutt in the Chula Vista area of San Diego. I use force-free, positive reinforcement based training methods and tools to teach dogs desirable behaviors and change unwanted behaviors. I want to help you build a bond of trust, respect, and compassion with your best friend so you can work as a team. My husband and I have two Siberian Huskies, a toy poodle, two cats, and have fostered dogs of all ages and sizes including seniors and dogs with special needs. We moved to Colorado Springs in 2015.
Read Yelp! reviews at www.yelp.com/biz/the-mannerly-mutt-chula-vista
 
 
Jacqueline Tappy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80915
Phone: (719) 235-2006
jtappy@gmail.com
www.tappytails.com
 
Profile: My name is Jacqueline Tappy and I am a graduate of Animal Behavior College where I earned my certification as an ABC Certified Dog Trainer. My year long commitment to this program has provided me with a formal education in canine obedience training and understanding behavior and its motives. Please visit my website to see more about me and the additional services I offer.
 
 
Dana Ortiz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80915
Phone: 719-482-5121
onesmartpooch2013@gmail.com
www.onesmartpooch.com
 
Profile: *Animal Behavior College Certified Dog Trainer (ABCDT)
*Animal Behavior College Certified Cat Trainer (ABCCT)
*Animal Behavior College Certified Training Shelter Dogs
*Animal Behavior College Certified Pet Sitting
*Animal Behavior College Certified Dog Walking
*Animal Behavior College Certified Pet CPR and First Aid
*AKC Good Citizen Evaluator

K-9 & Feline Psychology/Behavioral Therapist

One Smart Pooch is based off of helping owners Self-Train!

"Seeing as we help clients self-train, the training success is based off of the clients willingness to learn and work hard."

***Services Include***

~AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program ($40)~ Puppy must be a year old or younger to attend the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program. The program runs 30 minutes to a hour once a week for 6 weeks and then tested at the end.

~AKC Canine Good Citizen Test ($10)~ There is no age limit for the CGC test. A dog is never too old to be a good citizen. Puppies who have completed all immunizations and boosters may be tested, however, because we know that behavior and temperament can change over time, when puppies pass the CGC test, owners should have them re-tested as adults. CGC Program is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community. The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs who pass the 10-step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club. Some dogs who are entered in CGC tests will have completed CGC classes or basic obedience classes. Owners who have trained their dogs themselves may also have their dogs tested.

~AKC Canine Good Citizens Program ($160)~ The AKC Canine Good Citizens Program is a lot like our Beginner Obedience Classes but designed to help clients pass the AKC Canine Good Citizens Test. Classes will be once a week, 30-hour long, for 7 weeks, and the 7th week will be the AKC Canine Good Citizens Test, plus One Smart Pooch's Beginner Obedience Graduation.

~AKC Community Canine ($15)~ AKC Community Canine is the advanced level of the AKC's Canine Good Citizen Program. Dogs who pass the AKC Community Canine test earn the official AKC Community Canine title that is designated by the letters "CGCA" (Advanced CGC) on the dog's title record. Whereas Canine Good Citizen tests are most often tested in a ring and situations are simulated (e.g., 3 helpers serve as a "crowd"), the AKC Community Canine test is done in real situations including at shows, classes, and in the community. There is no age limit for dogs taking the AKC Community Canine test. However, before taking the test, dogs must have a Canine Good Citizen test on record at AKC.

~AKC Urban Canine Good Citizen ($20)~ AKC Urban CGC is a title in the Canine Good Citizen family of awards and titles that also include AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy, Canine Good Citizen and AKC Community Canine. AKC Urban CGC requires that the dog demonstrate CGC skills and beyond in an urban setting. As with Canine Good Citizen, AKC Urban CGC has a 10-step test of skills that dogs must pass to earn the official AKC Urban CGC title. This is a title that appears on the dog’s title record at AKC. The goal of AKC Urban CGC is to test the dog’s skills in an urban (city) setting. To earn the AKC Urban CGC (CGCU) title, dogs must meet the following two requirements: Must already have a Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certificate or title on record at AKC. Must have an AKC number of one of 3 types (AKC registration number, PAL number, or AKC Canine Partners number). All dogs, including mixed breeds, can get an AKC number. (http://images.akc.org/cgc/number.pdf)

~Beginner Obedience ($150)~ seven weekly hour long classes. We will cover sit, lay, stay, come, focus/attention, loose leash walking, dog body language, bite prevention, and common problem solving.

~Advanced Obedience ($250)~ seven weekly hour long classes(At public locations such as parks, pet stores, feed stores) We will review all the cues learned in the beginner class and add down-stay, working with distractions, heeling with changing pace and direction, out of sight stays, distance and distractions, Auto sitting when coming to a stop, load and unload from car on command. *Prerequisites: Graduation from the Beginner course or trainer approval.*

~Emotional Support Dog and Therapy Dog (TBD, $800-$1500)~ Based on client needs and dog skill level. A AKC Canine Good Citizen Test must be passed to qualify for any from of Emotional Support or Therapy Dog Work. The test can be given by Dana L. Ortiz or any other AKC Approved Evaluator at www.apps.akc.org/apps/events/cgc/cgc_bystate.cfm#results

~Behavior Modification (TBD, $100-$500)~ We can help alter specific behaviors you want to change. Pricing and training plan is determined on case by case basis. $20 Evaluation Fee due at time of home evaluation and the fee goes towards service price! Service price is based upon a at home evaluation!

~New Pet Evaluations ($30)~ Ensure you are getting a dog that fits your family needs, has an acceptable temperament, and has no behavioral concerns. You'll also get training advice for kennel training, potty training, puppy nipping, jumping, and 40 OFF our Beginner Obedience Classes. To help give your family a good start to a healthy relationship with your new smart pooch!

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Mid 2012, I started working with two amazing dogs, Harley and Max, in hopes of helping my husbands PTSD. Little did I know these two amazing dogs was about to start my career!! Max, as shown on the home page, was the first registered service dog that I trained. He is now retired and lives the life of a king as the only dog with the Green Family.

Harley was my husbands dog. I was training him just for my husbands needs! Harley was dog aggressive after a dog jumped him from behind a bush. My friend, Pandora, and I spent hours on end outside correcting him every time he would growl at the dogs next door. Sadly, we lost my husband to his fight. After the passing of my husband I continued to work with Harley and push to get One Smart Pooch going.

Harley is now a registered service dog and I've paired him with one of my husband's brother in war. The pair are doing amazing and my husband's brother is now off all his medications.Up until Hanna came along I was Solo! Hanna is a natural at what she does! Shortly after meeting Hanna I asked her and her husband to come over and hangout, we hit it off right way! A few hours in and a few beers short, I show Hanna what I do for a living because it was time to walk dogs anyways. The next morning Hanna was sending me training plans for her own dogs. Everything from the night before was like clockwork, a natural pro! Ever since then we have just taken off together and I don't know where One Smart Pooch would be if it was not for her!!

~Dana Ortiz~
The Owner and Founder of One Smart Pooch
Colorado Spring, CO
 
 
Cantherisa Andrianakos, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Denver, Colorado 80224
Phone: 720-217-1847
Cantherisa.andrianakos@yahoo.com
panzonspalsdogtraining.com
 
Profile: Puppy training, obedience training, private lessons, and boarding training are available for everything from basic obedience and puppy training to more complex behaviors such as not going up stairs and staying off the carpet/furniture. Lessons are given one hour every week for an agreed number of 4, 6, or 8 weeks. Prices range depending length of time, number of dogs, and the complexity of your dogs behavioral needs

I will travel to you, you can come to me, or we can meet at a local park. I have trained many dogs threw the years and believe that training should be tapered to your dogs individual personality. I work with a range of, and have an extensive knowledge on, many different types of training tools.

I attended Animal Behavior College and am a fully certified dog trainer. I have lots of experience and am able to work around your schedule. Please e-mail or call!


Cantherisa Andrianakos

 
 
Rita Trevethan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Denver, Colorado 80224
Phone: 720-422-2533
bad_dogs_welcome@yahoo.com
www.baddogswelcome.com
 
Profile: B.A.D. Dogs Welcome (good ones too)

I work with animals with special needs, medical, physical and just plain difficult dogs. I offer a puppy preparation course, basic obedience, off leash training, behavior consulting, pet-sitting (your home or mine) and dog walking.

AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator
 
 
Barb Johnson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Denver, Colorado 80221
Phone: 303-457-9954
bewtchghr@aol.com
 
Profile: I am continuing my education by assisting a trainer who has 30 years experience working with aggressive dogs.

I am a member of the American Scent Hound Association/S.T.O.R.M. (Scent Trackers of the Rocky Mountains). I have two dogs Roxy, a Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog and Champ, a Bloodhound/English Coonhound mix and my cat Spit.
 
 
Bob Entjer, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Denver, Colorado 80250
Phone: 303-564-9395
bentjer@msn.com
www.achievedogs.com
 
Profile: As the owner of Achieve, I specialize in basic obedience training, problem
solving, and behavior modification.

I will come to your home and simplify
the process of training your dog, no matter what the issue may be.Eliminate the distractions of group classes that ACHIEVE results!
 
 
Thomas Aaron, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Denver, Colorado 80249
Phone: (720) 837-2573
trainer@fetchmasters.com
www.fetchmasters.com
 
Profile: Tom offers in-home dog obedience and behavior modification training in Denver, Colorado, and the surrounding areas. He volunteers his time at local animal shelters in an effort to make their dogs more adoptable.
 
 
Calisse Adam, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Denver, Colorado 80223
Phone: 720-491-8837
calisse@noblebeastdogtraining.com
noblebeastdogtraining.com
 
Profile: I work with Noble Beast Dog Training, one of the top dog training groups in the Denver area. We offer basic and advanced classes, Canine Good Citizen classes, FREE puppy playtime, private classes and group Day Training. Our group Day Training is for dogs that could use some work on their social skills as well as basic commands and for dog thats you want to get more out of day care then just a crazy free for all. Our Day Training classes are structured play with a focus on social skills and basic commands. For more information on our services please visit Noblebeastdogtraining.com When you sign up for class let us know that Calisse sent you!
 
 
Troy Mills , ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Denver, Colorado 80219
Phone: 303-521-7605
guyandaleash@yahoo.com
www.guyandaleash.com
 
Profile: At Guy and a Leash we are dedicated to helping you have a fantastically fun and fulfilling relationship with your dog.

Our goal is to provide you with an accessible, affordable and effective way to handle anything and everything that your dog can throw at you.
 
 
Ashley Masterson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Denver, Colorado 80219
Phone: (303) 437-4304
talentedtails@gmail.com
 
Profile: Please contact me for more information.
Thank you!
 
 
Alexis Gunderman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Denver, Colorado 80204
Phone: 720-757-1527
gunderman.alexis@gmail.com
lexoticpets.com
 
Profile: Not currently accepting new clients.
 
 
Mindy Jarvis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Denver, Colorado 80239
Phone: 303-500-7988
Alternate Phone: 303-523-8582
Mindy@NobleBeastDogTraining.com
www.NobleBeastDogTraining.com
 
Profile: As owner of Noble Beast Dog Training, a premier positive reinforcement dog training company in Colorado, we not only love dogs but we also love people.

We believe in working with pet owners to create a harmonious and lifelong home for their canine companions. We do this through fun, easy to use, positive training techniques, interactive learning, and leadership activities.

We are dedicated to having our professionally developed trainers, who are continually investing in their education, bring you the latest in positive reinforcement techniques which build and supports the most positive relationship you could have with your pup!


 
 
Michael O'Brien, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Englewood, Colorado 80110
Phone: 303-502-4490
michael@ntldogtraining.com
ntldogtraining.com
 
Profile: A fourth-generation Colorado native, Michael O'Brien has been fascinated by the animal kingdom and animal behavior over his entire life.

From working with the calves on his Uncle Tim's farm during the summers - to taming wild squirrels and blue jays in his back yard as a child, he is what people might refer to as a true "nature boy".


 
 
Jade Young, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Erie, Colorado 80516
Phone: 303-656-6250
pawsontherun@ymail.com
 
Profile: I only use force free positive reinforcement reward based method of training. I have had many successful outcomes using this training method.

I also offer dog walking and pet sitting services in the Erie, Co area. Please contact me with any questions. I look forward to building a great friendship with you and your dog.
 
 
Jean-Marie Travis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Evans, Colorado 80620
Phone: 970-518-1303
Alternate Phone: 970-978-5948
givemeapaw@hotmail.com
www.givemeapawllc.com
 
Profile: At Give Me a Paw we want to help you to take care of your pet offering services such as Dog Training, Pet Sitting, Dog Walking, Dog Waste pick up and Light Grooming( brushing and nail clips).

All services are at home services that are convenient and affordable for you the owner.
 
 
Patty Harvey, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Collins, Colorado 80525
Phone: 970-682-5314
patty@paw-n-order.com
www.paw-n-order.com
 
Profile: Paw and Order

I can help you help your dog become a well-mannered member of your family. My services include in-home obedience training and behavior modification within the Fort Collins, Colorado area.

I can help you train your dog or I can train him for you.I use gentle, effective positive reinforcement. Training plans are customized to solve the issues that your family considers a problem.

For more information, contact me via email or click on my website!
 
 
Cathie Lee, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Collins, Colorado 80524
Phone: 970-420-6583
k9wisdomtraining@aol.com
 
Profile: Owner and Trainer for K9 Wisdom Training and Consulting. Knowing that each dog and owner are unique we offer a wide range of options, including customized training packages, private training and group classes.

We will show you how to be a calm, consistent and fair leader to your dog so that the two of you can live in harmony. If you're looking to teach your dog obedience or if you are having trouble with your dog or puppy, we are here to help.

We can help you with behavior problems, including helping shy/timid dogs become more confident, dogs that show signs of resource guarding, dogs that are wary of people, dogs with on-leash reactivity and many other common behavior problems.
 
 
Brandie D. Bezona, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fowler, Colorado 81039
Phone: 719-251-9746
b.bezona@hotmail.com
k9solutions.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: K-9 Solutions

With over 15 years of experience in dog training my specialty is teaching people to teach their dogs. Helping your dog become a well behaved part of the family is my goal.

I use positive training methods to overcome frustrating behavior issues and make owners the leader of their pack.

 
 
Amber Johnson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601
Phone: 970-947-5115
Alternate Phone: 952-393-2444
Ajohnson622@hotmail.com
 
Profile: At this time, I only offer private lessons. We can meet, preferably at your home. I do basic classes starting from puppies all the way on up. My prices are affordable and negotiable.

I am a Veterinary Technician as well, I love animals.
 
 
Anita McAllister, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Greeley, Colorado 80634
Phone: 970-515-6882
anitam1957@gmail.com
 
Profile: Anita offers basic obedience training, behavior modification and problem solving. My goal is to help all members of the family become good leaders for their canine companions so they become valued members of the family. I work with Canine Connection, LLC which also offers group obedience classes, rally obedience and agility for fun and competition.

Anita is a Colorado native currently residing in Greeley, Colorado with my Corgi, Winnie and two cats - Tigger (Too), and Scardi-Cat. She is also a horse-person, having two horses: Gem, an American Saddlebred and Tess, a Palomino Quarterhorse.
 
 
Michele Fricano, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kittredge, Colorado 80457
Phone: 720-837-0222
michele@furever-bonds.com
www.furever-bonds.com
 
Profile: I am the Owner of Furever Bonds Dog Training and Pet Services. I rehabilitate rescues for the EAPL. I board and train.
 
 
Renee Moen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lafayette, Colorado 80026
Phone: 303-525-0437
threemoondogs@live.com
 
Profile: Renee Moen has worked with shelter dogs for ten years. Basic training, behavior issues and breed education are her main focus.
 
 
Deborah Abrahamson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lafayette, Colorado 80026
Phone: 303-565-7042
deborah.abrahamson@gmail.com
www.goldenglencanines.com
 
Profile: Deb owns and operates Golden Glen Canines, LLC. Golden Glen Canines offers private dog training, dog walking and pet sitting.

Association of Pet Dog Trainers member.
 
 
Jessica LeFils-Shaw, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lakewood/Highlands Ranch, Colorado 80227
Phone: 303-562-8444
lefilsj@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Service Dogs By Jessie

I always say that I train humans not dogs. A dog-human team comes to me when they are ready to work together on physical, emotional and therapeutic aspects of their relationship. Hopefully you have seen or heard of dogs helping their humans... so imagine it, we can do it!
 
 
L.Lea Treat, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lamar, Colorado 81052
Phone: 719-691-8718
lea@rosettaboneK9coaching.com
www.rosettaboneK9coaching.com
 
Profile: I am an ABC honor graduate and owner of Rosetta Bone Canine Coaching. I am also an ABC Mentor Trainer. I offer Basic Obedience and private lessons and am a puppy training and problem solving specialist.I also offer low-cost and free training seminars at local shelters and at various other locations.

I use positive, fun methodes to teach your dog to become a calm, well-mannered member of your family so that he may grow old with you in his forever home.

 
 
Karen Scott, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Littleton, Colorado 80123
Phone: 720-985-3923
pawsk9LLC@aol.com
www.PAWSLLC.com
 
Profile: Positive Approach Wins Success LLC "PAWS"
Professional Dog Training and Behavior Consultation, based on Positive

Reinforcement methodology, with a holistic philosophy.

We offer In-Home private training, as well as Group classes.





 
 
Scott McCleney, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Littleton, Colorado 80125
Phone: 720-381-0920
s_mccleney@excite.com
 
Profile: Paws and Effect

Private and Group Obedience Classes
 
 
Chris Mearkle, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Longmont, Colorado 80503
Phone: 802-558-2030
chris@eastcoastrampdesign.com
 
Profile: I currently offer personal dog training utilizing positive reinforcement techniques. It is my belief that training one's dog is essential to the happiness and well-being of both dog and owner, setting the stage for a mutually positive relationship.

When I meet with clients I focus on assessing the unwanted behaviors and troubleshoot using the least aversive techniques. I teach owners basic dog behavior to help them understand their dog's actions and needs.

Owners can expect to learn and practice positive reinforcement and negative punishment techniques.
 
 
Janet R. French, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Loveland, Colorado 80538-9433
Phone: 970-663-0616 Home
Alternate Phone: 970-443-8769 Cell
betheleader@frii.com
 
Profile:
Be the Leader Dog Training

My specialty is behavior problems. Let me help you understand your dog and be the one in charge.

I am a Certified AKC CGC Evaluator.
 
 
Susan George, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Loveland, Colorado 80537
Phone: 970-213-3196
raptorgirl7@hotmail.com
susangeorge.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Smart Pup Dog Training LLC
 
 
Crystal Dowe, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Northglenn, Colorado 80234
Phone: 720-837-4874
cddowe@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Hi there,

I have worked with dogs for many years in the pet care industry as a pet sitter and dog walker. I offer these services as well as obedience training and problem solving solutions for you and your dogs. Working with dogs is my passion! I love to see owners and dogs succeed in improving their special relationship.
 
 
Todd Knudson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Northglenn, Colorado 80260
Phone: 303-946-6248
socializeurdog@live.com
 
Profile: I have been working in the Dog day care field for over 5 years, and for the past 2 1/2 years I've been running a new Dog Day Care at a Complex that has a Veterinary Clinic, Kennel, and Grooming.

This has exposed me to literally hundreds of dogs of all shapes, sizes, and personalities.

I have now learned even more about dogs by taking the Dog Training course and graduating from ABC.

I have a passion for dogs and their well being, and am very excited to continue to help as many dogs and their parents as I can!
 
 
Justin Kitts, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Peyton, Colorado 80831
Phone: 602-503-8885
justin@totaldog.com
www.totaldog.com
 
Profile: The Total Dog! Difference

From puppies to adults, basic obedience to advanced, pet dog to service dog, canine games to aggression, we know dogs!

The team at Total Dog! understands that each dog learns differently, each human has different needs, and somewhere in between is the “Total Dog!”. Rather than a “one size fits all” approach, we will develop a personalized plan to help you meet your goals in a simple, motivational and efficient manner.

We encourage everyone to sign up for our Free Consultation which is done in the comfort of your own home!

Let’s get started down the path to having your own Total Dog!
 
 
Ed & Irene Russell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Pueblo, Colorado 81005
erussell0023@msn.com
 
Profile: Luv”N”Care Dog Training & Pet Sitting

This training side of our business offers: Basic Obedience, Rally Obedience, Agility, CGC, and problem solving. As pet sitters we handle animals of all kinds.

When you are away from home we provide loving attention to your animals in their own environment.

 
 
Paul & Andrea Phipps, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Pueblo/Colorado Springs, Colorado 81008
Phone: 719-661-4516
Alternate Phone: 719-382-8829 Fax
info@bwk-9.us
www.bwk-9.us
 
Profile: Black Wolf K-9 Training Services LLC

Founded in 2002, we operate as a family-owned Board & Train facility, and currently have space for up to 4 dogs. We are state licensed and registered members of PCSA and Professional IACP Members.

Holding a variety of certifications, we provide Professional and Pet Dog Training services.
 
 
Carrie Nalley, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Salida, Colorado 81201
Phone: 719-221-4966
carrienalley@yahoo.com
www.ark-valley.org
 
Profile: I am between residences in different states; however, please feel free to email me with your training and behavioral questions and I will answer them to the best of my ability. I also have experience working with cats; I was a shelter employee for 19 months, and had several foster kittens. I have found that some of ABC's positive reinforcement techniques also work with our feline friends!
 
 
Netty Lucht, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Superior, Colorado 80027
Phone: 303-941-7417
nettyinco@hotmail.com
www.nettystailwagginpetservices.com
 
Profile: Netty's Tail Waggin' Pet Services

I'm a ABC Certified Dog Trainer offering private dog training sessions in basic obedience and behavioral problems.

I also offer pet sitting, which includes, but is not limited to dog walking, feeding, administering medicine, ... I'm certified in Pet First Aid and CPR.

 
 
Barb Kloberdanz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Thornton , Colorado 80241
Phone: 720-201-7641
aquastarconsulting@comcast.net
 
Profile: Barb Kloberdanz has worked with animals her whole life. She believes that animals need to be treated with respect and dignity. She has a positive approach that gets great results. She does basic obedience and basic problem solving.
 
 
Kaycie Bowler, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
United States Air Force Academy , Colorado 80840
Phone: 707-344-8148
kcbwlr@gmail.com
 
Profile: Hey there! I've been training dogs successfully for a little over a year now. I excel in basic obedience, and conquer problem behaviors. I have tackled a few challenging Behavior cases. One of them was a deaf dog OCD (or CDO) and some fear based aggression. I also have a couple other dogs that have fear based aggression with other dogs, kids and people under my belt.

Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help!
 
 
Chelsea Wisch, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Westminster, Colorado 80021
Phone: 720-334-9925
ChelseaWisch@WischBoneDogTraining.com
WWW.WischBoneDogTraining.com
 
Profile: I provide private dog training at your convenience. At Wisch Bone Dog Training LLC, we believe that training should start in the home. That’s why we insist on in home and around your neighborhood training.

I will develop a personalized behavior management plan for your dog while teaching you how to train your dog in basic obedience.

Visit our website for more
 
 
Joe J. Brakke, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Windsor, Colorado 80550
Phone: 970-674-1952
joeb@lpbroadband.net
www.lakotaridgecanine.com
 
Profile: Lakota Ridge Canine Training Center

Lakota Ridge Canine Training Center is dedicated to providing the best and most personal canine services to its clients and students.

With over 8 years of experience, I specialize in Obedience, Behavior Modification and Field Trail Training. I am also employed with PETCO in Greeley, Colorado as a Canine Educational Instructor.

I also volunteer with Second Change of Weld County, 4H Dog Training Projects and other opportunities presented to me to help save lives.

 
Connecticut Dog Trainers
 
Beth Browne, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
500 Talcottville rd. Vernon, Connecticut 06066
Phone: 860-870-3800
dogessentialsllc@yahoo.com
dogessentialsllc.com
 
Profile: Dog Essentials LLC

"Becoming your dog's best friend"

Dog training, grooming and retail
private & group classes
 
 
Dawn Lowery, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ansonia, Connecticut 06401
Phone: 203-209-3712
Dawnyg317@yahoo.com
www.onesmartdogct.com
 
Profile: One Smart Dog

- Positive Reinforcement Based Training
- In-home Obedience Training
- Private training
- Consultations
- Socialization
- Clicker training

 
 
Diana Brady, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bethel, Connecticut 06801
Phone: 203.512.5886
coopcanines@sbcglobal.net
cooperativecanines.thedogtrainer.org/
 
Profile: When you hire Cooperative Canines, we guarantee that you will be provided with the tools and techniques to build a long, healthy, safe and respectful relationship with your dog(s). Together we can accomplish many goals.
 
 
Jennifer Ganser, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bethel, Connecticut 06801
Phone: 203-417-7880
Crosscountrycanine@yahoo.com
www.crosscountrycanine.com
 
Profile: My training methods focus on positive reinforcement techniques and impulse control which make learning fun and a good experience for both the dog AND the owner.
 
 
Jade Giuggio, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Branford, Connecticut 06405
Phone: 203-889-8436
Jade@politepawstraining.com
www.politepawstraining.com
 
Profile: I am a positive trainer that uses love and respect instead of fear or dominance. I offer private and group classes in the New Haven area. We want to make training fun for you and your canine companion!
 
 
Sharon Lloyd, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bristol, Connecticut 06010
Phone: 860-516-4965
shazzalloyd@comcast.net
 
Profile: As an ABC Honors Graduate with a success story for ABC, Sharon works with Audrey Tucker at the Connecticut Humane Society in Newington as a trainer.

She has attended the Emily Weiss SAFER certification program and helps teach shelter dog training to volunteers and feisty fido classes dealing with dog-dog aggression.
 
 
Terry Lachance, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bristol, Connecticut 06011
Phone: 860-940-8161
beyondborders@comcast.net
www.beyondbordersdogtraining.com
 
Profile: Beyond Borders Dog Training offers private in-home dog training lessons. The program covers basic household manners and obedience skills so the client can enjoy a well-mannered family companion that is a joy to live with and bring places.

Benefits of In-Home Private Sessions:

•One-on-one customized service that focus on what you and your dog really need
•Lesson times that work with your busy schedule
•Hand outs of step-by-step lesson plan
•Practice at your own pace
•Every member of the family can participate
•Fearful or shy dogs can learn in their home environment
•Puppies too young to attend group classes can get a jump start
•Phone and email support available between sessions

 
 
Edward Thompson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bristol, Connecticut 06010
Phone: 860-589-8037
conneymara@sbcglobal.net
www.edthompson.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: As a ABC certified trainer, I will meet with you in your home and teach basic and advanced training, problem solving and alternate behavior training.

If you are about to bring a new puppy into your home I will help you find the breed for you and puppy proof your home.

 
 
Meagan Cameron-Hayes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Broad Brook, Connecticut 06016
Phone: (860)336-7905
mjcameronhayes@outlook.com
 
Profile: I have been training dogs for most of a decade and it brings me great pleasure to help nurture the bond between a dog and his or her human.

I am very knowledgeable in many breeds and particularly enjoy the challenges that come from working with small dogs. I myself am owned by 5 dogs (three basset hounds, a Chihuahua and a miniature pinscher) who all bring me a lot of joy.

I am also proud to be able to say I have studied under some of the best dog trainers and behavior consultants in New England including Leslie Nelson and Dianna Santo of Tails-U-Win! Canine Training Center where I am currently an instructor.

I also do private in home training and offer companion selection help (a fancy way of saying I can help match you or your family to the right companion.) Give me a call and we can discuss what may be best for you and your companion.
 
 
Kristin Gallagher, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Canterbury, Connecticut 06331
Phone: 860-334-9342
pawsupdogtraining.gallagher@gmail.com
 
Profile: PAWS UP DOG TRAINING

I offer basic and advanced obedience, voice and hand signals, and solutions for dog-dog aggession problems and problem behaviors such as digging, jumping, barking and many more.
 
 
Kristin Fasano, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Danbury, Connecticut 06811
Phone: 203.470.6757
kristin.fasano@gmail.com
www.mantradogservices.com
 
Profile: Areas of expertise: Obedience training, problem solving, aggression consults and adoption assistance.

Memberships:
DogGone safe (non profit organization focused on educating children on how to avoid getting bitten by dogs)
APDT Membership
Red Cross Pet First Aid.

 
 
Lisa Demetrius-koukos, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Danbury, Connecticut 06811
Phone: 203-470-1441
Lisademetrius.koukos@yahoo.com
Trainmytailwagger.com
 
Profile: Hi, my name is Lisa. I am a certified animal behavior consultant based in Fairfield County, Connecticut. I focus on basic and advanced obedience, behavior modification, separation anxiety, and socialization training in the comfort of your own home or backyard. All breeds and sizes are welcome! Together we can help your pet become a well-mannered member of the family.

I am a member of the NAPW,National Association of Professional Women. I graduated from Animal Behavior College with high honors in 2013. After training horses for ten years I started my dog training business. I have owned a trained dogs for more then thirty years before becoming certified.

I have worked with the local shelters, helping with basic training and fear issues, which added in their adoption. Worked with a colleague teaching puppy classes, held at a local veterinary office. I enjoy working with therapy dogs. Before my American Bulldog passed away a year ago, we worked as a team with pet therapy. Five years of service she provided with pre-schoolers in upstate NY, and then the elderly at senior center in CT. Before she passed we worked with the elderly who suffered with Alzheimer's at a nursing home in CT.
 
 
Jason Hofmann, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fairfield, Connecticut 06824
Phone: 203-682-6443
abc@203pet.com
www.203pet.com
 
Profile: 203 Pet Service, LLC

203 Pet Service is your source for professional in-home pet care. We provide customized dog and puppy training, behavior problem solving, as well as mid-day dog walking and other pet-sitting services.
 
 
Jennifer Perry, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Gales Ferry, Connecticut 06335
Phone: 203-948-8257
perrypenny84@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Please Contact me for more information.
Thank You!
 
 
Michelle Smith, Honors Graduate, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
Phone: 203-629-1504
k9countryday@optonline.net
www.k9countryday.com
 
Profile: K9 Country Day

Learn how to communicate with your canine companion and work with his natural drives and instincts to teach appropriate behavior. In-home private lessons are tailored to accomplish training goals such as:

• Basic obedience (e.g. sit, down, walking nicely on a leash)
• Solving and managing “problem behaviors”
• Canine advising
• Puppy training & socialization

Personalized plans for you and your canine companion are designed using gentle and effective reward-based training methods.

 
 
Marcus Fillion, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Manchester, Connecticut 06042
Phone: 860-324-1610
Dmasta3796@yahoo.com
 
Profile: "Man's best friend" It couldn’t be put any better. The non stop dedication and love that our dogs give us has never ceased to amaze me and if not for that never ending devotion I do not know were I would be today.

I continue to learn new things from our beloved canine’s everyday and hope to spread the knowledge I gain worldwide.
 
 
Dana Escobar, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Manchester, Connecticut 06042
Phone: 860-479-2994
dana@danaescobardogtraining.com
www.danaescobardogtraining.com
 
Profile: When we think about dog training, we want it to be easy, but sometimes it isn't - I provide positive and rewarding training for basic obedience, as well as problem behaviors. I do not currently accept aggression cases, but do have recommendations of amazing trainers, so please give me a call for those recommendations if you're seeking help with an aggressive or potentially aggressive dog.

I am an AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator, and am also currently undergoing the very strenuous and lengthy process of receiving national certification through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT). I have dedicated years of my life to learning as much as I can about dogs, their behavior, what motivates them - and enjoy providing this knowledge and experience to my clients.
 
 
Jessica Rodriguez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Meriden, Connecticut 06450
Phone: 203-213-8277
brucebruce1011@hotmail.com
theleonardprojectinc.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: In the comfort of your home I offer basic obedience class for all ages,

Housetraining
Behavioral problem solving and prevention.

I help to bridge the communication gap between you and your pet by using positive reinforcement techniques, you will build a strong, healthy relationship with your pet, and a life long of obedience and happiness.
 
 
Jane Dion, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
Phone: 1-877-500-BARK (2275)
Alternate Phone: 860-707-2275
middlect@barkbusters.com
www.barkbusters.com
 
Profile: Bark Busters Home Dog Training
 
 
Robert Grenier, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
Phone: 860-638-8729
Alternate Phone: 860-638-8729 Cell
bonesdogtraining@comcast.net
bones.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Bones Dog Training

I provide private lessons in-home and group classes. Other services offered

Effective communication
Skill Training
Puppy training
Basic Obedience
Advanced Obedience
Problem Solving
Positive Reinforcement
Consultations
Pet Sitting
Pet Exercising.
 
 
Sherlyn Jones, RMT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Mystic, Connecticut 06355
Pawsatude@yahoo.com
sherry.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Reiki Master Teacher, ABC Dog Trainer, Honor Student

Pawsatude pet dog training

I offer private obedience training in the comfort of your home. My five week training package also includes behavior modification, house training and problem solving.

I also offer straight behavior modification sessions.

New puppy, I show you how to do things right from the beginning! Now offering Reiki pet sessions.
 
 
Luz "Lisa" Martinez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Naugatuck, Connecticut 06770
Phone: 8576155445
lisamartinez761@gmail.com
 
Profile: Dog's Best Friend, LLC
"Home is where the dog is"

I offer private sessions. The sessions vary from basic obedience to some tricks. Much of my experience is with Service Dog training so I try to incorporate that with the training I offer. A busy puppy is a happy puppy.

I only use Positive Reinforcement which is using reward to get a dog to respond. I have found that my training has a higher success rate than that of compulsive or negative methods. I come to your home where your dog can be his/her true self.
 
 
Jacqueline Nolan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
New Britain, Connecticut 06053
Phone: 860-212-1156
paws-a-tivelyk9@snet.net
 
Profile: Graduate from Animal Behavior College:

Want to domesticate your K9 to live in the HUMAN world? Private sessions are suited for your familyʼs needs. Problem solving is my game!

Having a baby? No need to give up your dog. My program is designed for before your baby is born and after.

I work with the expecting parents, toddlers and children. If children are over the age of 6, I work directly with them while parents supervise.

Group classes held at the Connecticut Humane Society (www.cthumane.org thru www.PetEducationAndTherapy.com) include:

~ Puppy or Adult Basic
~ Intermediate and Advanced Obedience
~ Agility
~ Rally
~ Canine Good Citizenship
~ K9 Adventures
 
 
Amy Hughes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
New Fairfield, Connecticut 06812
Phone: 203-241-8075
Amy_Hughes@Charter.net
www.10minutedog.com
 
Profile: We are one of the foremost professional in-home dog training programs in CT & NY, offering all types of dog training, puppy training, and behavior modification.
 
 
Christina Hilliard, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
New Milford, Connecticut 06776
Phone: 860-355-5742
chris@gentlepersuasions.com
www.gentlepersuasions.com
 
Profile: Gentle Persuasions Dog Training LLC

In the comfort of your home, I offer basic obedience training and behavioral problem solving/prevention.

I use training techniques that offer positive reinforcement to your dog. Your pup will happily learn what behaviors are polite without the consequences of painful punishment.
 
 
Melissa Rodriguez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Newington, Connecticut 06111
Phone: 860-918-3130
jemor9@yahoo.com
 
Profile: My name is Melissa Rodriguez and I am a graduate of Animal Behavior College where I earned my certification as an ABC Certified Dog Trainer.

I have been involved in training for over 7 years. I can work with you and your dog to have basic obedience along with some behavioral issues you and your dog may have encountered. I also am willing to help any one interested in finding the right dog for them! I also am available as a professional dog handler for weddings and other special events!

I am willing to travel so if you and your four-legged family memeber could use a nudge in the right direction, or would like help picking out the right dog for you, feel free to give me a call!
 
 
Medvedev Serge, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Niantic, Connecticut 06357
Phone: 4133294259
Alternate Phone: 4133294259
rwuserge@gmail.com
serge.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Hello! I would love to meet you and your dog. I offer problem behavior solutions and basic obedience all around your busy schedule. Please consider me for your dog training needs.
 
 
Angie Thomas, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Branford, Connecticut 06471
Phone: 203-433-4082
athomas93@ymail.com
 
Profile: Well Care Pet Sitting and Training

I offer basic obedience training and do one-on-one training if extra help is needed. I believe in training through praise. Time, patience and consistency are the rules I live by.
 
 
Richard P. Weatherstone, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Norwalk, Connecticut 06850
Phone: 203-642-3751
Rick@tacticalresponsellc.com
www.tacticalresponsellc.com
 
Profile: Tactical Response LLC K9 Training & Services

I offer professional, year round, one-on-one in home K9 training. The training tactics I use are the most humane and are based on positive K9 motivation. I also believe in and train by providing management and planning skills, shaping behaviors, being proactive and setting the K9 up to succeed.

1. K9 Consulting
2. Puppy Basics
3. Basic Obedience
4. Advance Obedience
5. Behavior Modification
6. K9 Tune Up & Exercise Programs Available
 
 
Suzan Sirois, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Plainville, Connecticut 06062
Phone: 860-995-8642
suezieq30@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Animal Behavior College Honors Graduate

What better way to build your relationship with your dog than through obedience training? Your dog will learn to understand what you’re asking for, and the behaviors you expect. Since we speak a different language from our dogs, learning how to communicate with them provides a relationship of trust, and the tools you will need to become your dog’s leader.

Providing one-on-one private training, we will work together to reach your goals. I will work in great length with you to assure that you have a clear understanding of teaching your dog each command.


Contact me today to get started on the right track!

 
 
Anna Toledo, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Quaker Hill, Connecticut 06375
Phone: 717-602-5702
toledoanna@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Currently offering basic and advanced obedience . Please contact me for more information. I look forward to hearing from you!
 
 
Kathleen Brainard, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Rocky Hill, Connecticut 06067
Phone: 8608419968
kbrainard01@cox.net
 
Profile: Volunteering at the Connecticut Humane Society since March of 2007 has fueled my passion for wanting to educate dog owners on the importance of training their dogs.

At CHS I volunteer as a Shelter Dog Trainer. The program teaches basic manners, while trying keep dog’s stimulated in a shelter environment.

In January of 2007, I was fortunate enough to adopt a 10 month male Dalmatian named Squirt. Squirt was returned to the shelter twice. Since then Squirt has successfully learned not only obedience but also learned several tricks to assist in Fire Prevention Training, not only he can stay low, stop, drop and roll, he also gets lost. My mission is quite simple "An Educated Owner is An Educated Dog!"

 
 
Amanda Bures, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Shelton, Connecticut 06484
Phone: 203-521-5764
Lilbures21@yahoo.com
 
Profile: My name is Amanda I live in Shelton CT. I have two dogs a 3 years old Jack Russell and a 2 year old Border Collie/Blue Healer mix
 
 
Sandy Troesser, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Shelton, Connecticut 06484
Phone: 203-767-5675
piegerthetiger@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I am a member of APDT. I offer basic canine obedience with an emphasis on establishing/reinforcing the owner/dog relationship. Group classes, private sessions, housebreaking.
 
 
Sheila Williams, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Stafford Springs, Connecticut 06076
Phone: 860-684-4617
Shebop141@aol.com
 
Profile: AWESOME DOG

Yes, You too can have an AWESOME DOG. Professional obedience training using gentle positive motivational methods. I will design a program specifically for you and your dog. I can also help with behavioral problems, jumping, nipping, chewing and housebreaking.

Your dog will love learning to be an AWESOME DOG. All done in the comfort of your own home.
 
 
Nancy Allen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Suffield, Connecticut 06078
Phone: 860-668-6424
k9koral@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Private and semi-private instruction
New Puppy Start
Behavior Consultations

Helping you and your canine companion become the best friends you were meant to be.
In home training and problem solving for all breeds and ages. No dog too young or old to learn.

Gift certificates available.
 
 
Deanna Nickels , ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tolland, Connecticut 06084
Phone: 860-377-4922
giveadogabonetrn@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Profile: ABC honors Graduate and owner of Give a Dog a Bone.

Give a Dog a Bone offers positive training for the family dog. The following group and private training services are provided:

Functional obedience and good manners from puppy to adult
Trick training and games
Focus training
Problem solving (anxiety, housebreaking, fearful aggression, crate training)
AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and Trainer
AKC STAR Puppy Evaluator and Trainer



 
 
Keli Ouellette, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Torrington, Connecticut 06790
Phone: 860-459-9416
keliouellette@yahoo.com
keliouellette.thedogtrainer.org/
 
Profile: Basic Obedience, all ages and breeds.Puppy Training.Problem Solving for all ages and breeds. Fitness and nutrition for active or overweight dogs.

Don't have a dog? Thinking about bringing one into your home? I can help you find the right match for your family.

I will tailor all training to fit your needs to help you effectively communicate with your dog.
 
 
Lise Polard, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Trumbull, Connecticut 06611
Phone: 203-414-1516
Lise@CreatureComfortLLC.com
www.creaturecomfortllc.com
 
Profile: *ABC honors graduate**Approved AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator**Member Association of Pet Dog Trainers*-Relationship based training-Private at home lessons in basic obedience-Coaching on how to solve problems such as: jumping, digging, barking, nipping, etc.-Bell training as part of housebreaking-AKC Canine Good Citizen training-Fun with K9 Nose Work-Dog walking also available
 
 
Beth Vincent, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Vernon, Connecticut 06066
Phone: 860-335-4833
dlwmbv@gmail.com
 
Profile: One dog at a time
 
 
Mark Sheehan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wallingford, Connecticut 06492
Phone: 860-214-4693
msheehan53@comcast.net
 
Profile: I spent 4 of my 5 years at the Connecticut Humane Society working with the Behavior Modification Group of Volunteers helping with those dogs who might not have been the most adoptable.

We spent our time working on basic manners, social skills and as they stayed in the system, escalated to more specific behavior modification.

I espcially liked working with the shy dogs, those who just didn't trust yet and watch them thrive and become great dogs.

I recently worked with a private rescue group of dogs saved from death from Georgia to Connecticut. The puppies were adopted out quickly but the 3 dogs who needed more time for medical or behavior reasons spent weeks with us as a group where they learned commands very quickly and have all gotten adopted into their new homes.
 
 
Kim Nolin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wallingford, Connecticut 06492
Phone: 203-284-8886
CTDOGTRAINER@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I provide group classes as well as private sessions with Canine Pet Parents. I believe that (all) dogs have the ability to overcome behavioral/training issues as long as their owner has the time and patience to learn right along with their dog.
 
 
Kristen Perry, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Waterbury, Connecticut 06705
Phone: 203-592-9599
perryspuppies@gmail.com
 
Profile: I will come to your house, where your dog is the most comfortable, and teach you the skills required to train your dog. I can teach obedience lessons and help you solve problem behaviors like barking and jumping. With a little help all good dogs can become great dogs!


 
 
Tracy Kaced, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Waterbury, Connecticut 06708
Phone: 860-299-6144
K9directtraining@gmail.com
 
Profile: We offer workshops, private classes to meet your individual needs, canine good citizen classes, puppy classes, adult classes and more.

Have you ever wished you could interpret your dogs body language, or how to stop your dog from embarrassing moments due to lack of socialization ?

Maybe you have problem behaviors that cannot be fixed at the pet store, and you need in home training, you have found the right place to get all this and more !
 
 
Chris Patella, ABCDT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
West Haven, Connecticut 06510
Phone: (203) 804-5343
luvmydog.cp@gmail.com
 
Profile: Puppy Training
Basic Obedience
Advanced Obedience
Clicker Training
Problem Solving
Behavior Management
Consultation
Therapy/assistance dog training

Gentle, fun and effective positive reinforcement techniques to build relationship between the owner and their dog.
 
 
Chaisce Moody, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wilton, Connecticut 06897
Phone: 804-731-1480
chaiscemoody@yahoo.com
 
Profile:
 
 
Mark Tacinelli, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Winsted, Connecticut 06098
Phone: 860-379-5093
Alternate Phone: 860-307-6408
satay7@snet.net
 
Profile: Hi,

As an honors graduate of ABC, and as the owner of my newly formed business Romancing The Bone Canine Services, LLC, my mission is to arm you with knowledge, scientific principles and methods, to assist you in developing a mutually rewarding relationship with your pet based on Positive Reinforcement Techniques.

I can assist you in solving certain problem behaviors as well.
 
Delaware Dog Trainers
 
Jennifer Holloway, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Arden, Delaware 19810
Phone: 3024949105
jaholloway90@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Jennifer is a dog trainer that believes in training your pet positively. She doesn't use any harsh methods such as shock collars or choke collars. Jennifer currently volunteers at the Delaware SPCA (Stanton) and is working on training the dogs there.
 
 
Connie Todd, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lewes, Delaware 19958
Phone: 302-853-2547
Alternate Phone: 302-945-1092
southpawacres@gmail.com
www.southpawbestfood.com
 
Profile: I began my grooming career in 1996 in Columbia, Missouri and opened my own grooming salon after moving to Lewes, Delaware in 2006. Having worked with animals all my life

I completed the Animal Behavior College course in 2006. I feel that continuing education is critical in this business. After completing the Training course I completed the Animal Behavior Vet Assistant program in 2009 which is helpful when observing behaviors and their causes.

I have attended multiple seminars including attending a class with Pat Miller at Peaceable Paws in 2012. Every year I attend Wolf Park Seminars in Battleground, Indiana and learn from the best Behavior Specialists in the world. My continuing education helps me understand the signals the dog is giving me and aid clients in developing a warm loving relationship with their pets.





 
 
Holly Miller, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Newark, Delaware 19711
Phone: 302-239-2853
holly@amazingcanine.com
www.amazingcanine.com
 
Profile: Amazing Canine! Dog Training

I offer Beginner Group Training Classes at two locations convenient to all of Northern Delaware. There are Evening and Saturday classes, and the class size is small (max of 6 dogs) for more personal attention. I also offer private in-home training.
 
 
Sean Theodore, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Newark, , Delaware 19713
Phone: 302-709-1685
Alternate Phone: 718 290 7952
k9.specialist1@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/k9spec
 
Profile: Rest assured that your dog is trained by the best when you rely on our dog training services from K9 Specialist Protection 1 in Newark, Delaware.

With more than 20 years of experience, our handlers are specially trained to offer customized methods for each individual canine.

We provide unique solutions for each client on methods to handle their dogs. Hands-on techniques are used to master the basic obedience skills needed for a properly trained dog.
 
 
Tara Lausch, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Rehoboth, Delaware 19971
Phone: (302) 344-6108
getyourwag_on.com1@yahoo.com
getyourwagonpetservices.com
 
Profile: My goal is to help owners build a healthy relationship with their dog through trust, positive reinforcement only, and clear communication. Life is busy. Training should be simple, convenient, effective, and fun! I offer group classes, private training, Pooch n Pump Fitness Classes, Family Consults for those with young children or those expecting, and bite prevention programs.
 
 
Nancy LaFontaine, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971
Phone: 302-236-2497
info@K10training.com
www.k10training.com
 
Profile: K-10 Dog Training
(Because We're One Better)

As a Certified ABC Animal Behavior College graduate, & a AKC CGC Evaluator, I am dedicated to educating and establishing relationships between pets and owners. I believe owning a dog should be a fun and rewarding experience. With my positive training program, you will grow with your dog and build a lasting relationship.
 
 
Paul J. Cropper, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wilmington, Delaware 19810
Phone: (302) 475-3691
Alternate Phone: (302) 584-2663
silverwolf1@verizon.net
 
Profile: Paul's success in the field of canine behavior modification has been recognized and remains unparalleled in the industry and has earned him the nickname "Silverwolf".

From basic training to a broad range of behavior issues.
 
District of Columbia Dog Trainers
 
Leticia Fernandez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Washington, District of Columbia 20002
Phone: 703-371-4715
happydogsonthehill@gmail.com
 
Profile: Dogs are our best friends, and they get so happy with so little. But if they are not stimulated or understand properly they can get really fussy and develop unwanted behavior.

I will help you understand what your puppy is missing and guide you thru the steps for a better solution to stop unwanted behavior.

Obedience is good training to start with. Dogs learn fast to wait, listen and pay attention to your gestures and commands and they love the attention, it's a win-win situation, let the fun start!
 
 
Anna Colb, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Washington, District of Columbia 20008
Phone: 202-748-3184
a.colb@outlook.com
www.kanineconnections.com
 
Profile: My name is Anna Colb and I am an ABC Certified Dog Trainer.
 
Florida Dog Trainers
 
Cecelia Kuhn, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
32566, Florida 32566
Phone: 850-396-8542
ceceskoolk9@hotmail.com
www.ceceskoolk-9.com
 
Profile: There is no such thing as a bad dog, just bad behaviors within a good dog. CeCe's Kool K-9 is dedicated to helping owners and their dog's work together so that both you and your dog can live together happily.

We do not promote violence or harsh techniques. Our methods consists of positive reinforcement, food rewards, and much more.
 
 
Jessica Clover, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Altamonte Springs, Florida 32714
Phone: 407-921-3295
nationalacademyfordogs@yahoo.com
fldogtraining.com
 
Profile: National Academy for Dogs, LLC

We offer positive, professional, in-home dog training services to the greater Central Florida area.

We will also teach semi-private and small group classes upon request. Please call for more information or to schedule a free in-home consultation.
 
 
Chris Vergallito, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Apollo Beach, Florida 33572
Phone: 813-417-9137
Goldstardogs4life@yahoo.com
careanimalshelter.org
 
Profile: I am currently only working with shelter dogs.
 
 
Marsha Brower, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Boca Raton, Florida 33434
Phone: 561-483-7848
Alternate Phone: 561-715-7555
kahnkork@aol.com
 
Profile: My goal is to help keep pets in their homes and try to create "good dogs" through positive training techniques. Try to focus on the good behaviors and ignore the bad behaviors.
 
 
Michelle Martiya, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
Phone: 954-478-2212
martiya@pawsfortraining.com
www.pawsfortraining.com
 
Profile: I am a certified force-free dog trainer located in Boca Raton, FL. I offer specialized, one on one, private, in home sessions for you and your pet. I also run a group for reactive dogs one to two Sundays a month. My goal is to teach you how to build a healthy, harmonious relationship with your dogs. In our training sessions, I will give you a better understanding of your dog's behavior and how your dog is communicating with you every day, enabling you to also communicate with your dog and teach him/her the behaviors that you desire.
 
 
Andrea Pompile, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Boca Raton, Florida 33498
Phone: 954.588.1670
Alternate Phone: 954.588.1670
andrea@daisysdogtraining.com
daisysdogtraining.com
 
Profile: My mission is to help you and your family create a positive, enjoyable living environment that is a safe and happy place to live peacefully with your dog(s).

I will provide you and your family with the necessary tools needed to train your dog(s) regardless of where they are in their life cycle.

I provide science-based, POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT training techniques tailored to fit you and your dog's specific needs. This will create a strong, successful bond between you and your dog(s). Daisy's Dog Training is truly...

"Your GOLDEN Ticket to Successful Training."

 
 
Kerry Brady, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bokeelia, Florida 33922
Phone: 239-283-2640
 
Profile: Champion Pet Services

Offering one on one training sessions for basic obedience or problem solving. Pet sitting and dog walking services.

Assisting the Lee County area in Southwest Florida.
 
 
Joseph De Simone, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bonita Springs, Florida 34135
Phone: 239-963-7676
caninecommand@comcast.net
caninecommand.net
 
Profile: I provide in-home and class instruction for puppy and adult dogs in Southwest Florida.

I have trained for 12 years working with Humane Society shelters. I am an active member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers.

I enjoy problem solving from jumping to separation anxiety. I also do behavior modification for dog on dog and dog on human aggression cases.
 
 
Lyle Wilson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bradenton, Florida 34203
Phone: 941-799-0935
Alternate Phone: 941-753-6904
lrwilson76@gmail.com
 
Profile: My goal is to provide you and your dog the tools to be able to carry out a fun and rewarding way of life.

I do this by using POSITIVE reinforcements and showing you that where there is a will, there is a way. Without force and painful techniques.

I teach on all levels; puppy, basic, advanced, and also private sessions for behavior modifications.

I also administer the AKC K-9 Good Citizen's Award test.

Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns up until 9:00 p.m. Have a blessed day!
 
 
Julie Burroughs, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Brandon, Florida 33511
Phone: 843-290-3112
JulieKLB@gmail.com
sites.google.com/site/julieklb/
 
Profile: I currently live in Brandon, FL. I have five dogs and train them all in basic obedience and competitive agility. I seek to help others develop close, loving relationships with their dogs.
 
 
Stephani Atanacio, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Brooksville, Florida 34601
Phone: 352-345-4721
Alternate Phone: 352-397-1040
athomecrittercamp@yahoo.com
www.athomecrittercamp.com
 
Profile: I've been working with dogs for about 4 years now. I am so proud to now be affiliated with such a prestigious college to show my qualification! I graduated ABC December 2010.

I use positive reinforcement training and mold all programs to your dog's specific needs. Every pet is an individual with his or her own personality and should learn in environment conducive to them.
 
 
Kim Roberts, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Brooksville, , Florida 34614
Phone: 352-597-9104
kimsk9training@yahoo.com
 
Profile: My dog training mission……….

I have always loved animals and I would like to spend the rest of my career working to help more dogs stay in the homes they have and help those who are in shelters become adoptable. There are many ways of accomplishing this.

I am now a certified ABC Dog Trainer and ready to help you with your dog today.

Call me today!
 
 
Joy Kolecki, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cape Coral, Florida 33993
Phone: 239-634-6503
Alternate Phone: 239-337-3647
joy.kolecki@gmail.com
yourk9scome1st.com
 
Profile: I became a certified dog trainer because working with dogs has always been a passion of mine.

As a co-owner of Your K9s Come 1st in Fort Myers, I spend my days interacting with the dogs in our doggie day care and I spend my nights training owners & their dogs in my training classes. I continue to be involved in Gulf Coast Humane Society as I also conduct training classes at the shelter.

As a dog trainer and breeder, I am able to share my love of dogs and my knowledge to help those who want to help their 4-legged companions become one of the family along with helping owners become more aware of how to create a friendly, fun home life for the family.


 
 
John Reaville, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cape Coral, Florida 33904
Phone: 239-220-9812
budreaville@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I work with Kelly Legarreta ABCDT at Healing Paws-Abilities, LLC.

We offer behavior modification, obedience, rally-o and agility training in our 2,500 square air conditioned training facility located at 12140 Metro Parkway in Fort Myers, Fl.

Obedience training is offered in the training studio or in the clients home. We also have on staff a certified canine massage practitioner and we offer therapeutic massage, sports massage, and acupressure.
 
 
Crystle Fliss, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cape Coral, Florida 33909
Phone: 239-841-0395
kryztale311@hotmail.com
 
Profile: Positive Training Only! I want to help you and your pet become a team, working side by side to reach your goals. Whatever the issue I'm here to help you find a solution and create a plan that will work with your life style.

I have 2 amazing Dogs, one being a service dog. I’m involved in many activities with them including, agility, dock diving, and tricks. Let's have FUN!

 
 
Claudia Brooks, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cape Coral, Florida 33904
Phone: 239-574-9688
claudiabrooks@comcast.net
 
Profile: Animal Behavior College Graduate
Member Association of Professional Dog Trainers
Certificate in Pet Nutrition
Certificate in Pet Massage
Certificate in Shelter Dog Training

Puppy Classes, Basic Obedience, Advanced Obedience, Canine Good Citizen, Community Canine (CGCA), Behavioral Adjustment Training, Problem Solving

 
 
Joyce Aliaga, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cape Coral, Florida 33909
Phone: 239-565-0055
pawsondt@yahoo.com
 
Profile: No Breed left behind!
 
 
Nicole Cardell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Casselberry, Florida 32707
Phone: 407-718-7269
 
Profile: My goal is to help pet owners live happily with their canine(s). I will go to the owners home and discuss with them what their goals are for their dog or puppy. I will walk the owner through obedience skills step by step, so they can acheive their goals and build good communication with their dog. I can also help an owner introduce and potty train a puppy or a new dog to their home.
 
 
Melania Lavezzi, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Celebration, Florida 34747
Phone: 407 433 0720
celebrationdogtrainer@gmail.com
www.celebrationdogtrainer.com
 
Profile: My name is Melania Lavezzi and I am Animal Behavior College Certified Dog Trainer and owner of Celebration Dog Training and Behavioral Solutions, located in Celebration (FL).
I am also the author of "Mom, dad, can we get a dog?", a book that teaches children to be safe, have fun with dogs and be responsible dog owners.
My mission is doing my best to help dogs with behavior problems becoming loving companion for life.
 
 
Kim Strauss, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chuluota, Florida 32765
Phone: 407 432-3762
kimstrauss@cfl.rr.com
www.pawsitivepalstraining.com
 
Profile: Graduate of ABC 2010

Currently owner/trainer for Pawsitive Pals Dog Training/Rescue Coordinator for Poodle and Pooch Rescue www.poodleandpoochrescue.org

Positive reinforcement/in home private training
 
 
Terah Dunham, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Citrus springs, Florida 34434
Phone: 3524454469
legacydogtraining@yahoo.com
www.legacydogtraining.com
 
Profile: I graduated Animal Behavior College in September of 2009. Since my graduation I have been working with a master dog trainer to enhance my knowledge with all breeds and behaviors.

Legacy Dog Training is proud to announce it's official LLC status.

I am looking to host training in several locations in the citrus and marion county area.
 
 
Debbie Storck, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Clearwater, Florida 33763
Phone: 727-712-0321
djstorck@msn.com
www.beyondpampered.com
 
Profile: Beyond Training

I am clearly a woman who followed her dream. A dog lover my entire life, I've turned my passion for animals into a career.

I work at Beyond Pampered (doggy daycare) as a manager and trainer and I'm surrounded by dogs of all ages, breeds and personalities including my own dog "Riley", a Chihuahua/Jack Russell mix. It's truly a dream come true.
 
 
John Levy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Clermont, Florida 34711
Phone: 352-404-6021
Alternate Phone: 352-431-5899
josulevy@msn.com
 
Profile: It's time to become your dogs' best friend and the pack leader they need. Let me help you with your training requirements.
 
 
Kris Vallone, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Coconut Creek, Florida 33073
Phone: 954-596-1343
Alternate Phone: 708-989-1963
krisvallone@yahoo.com
 
Profile: As a trainer, I believe you do not have to get your dog to listen or behave by intimidation or fear. I also don't believe that allowing your dog on the bed or letting him walk through the door before you weakens your relationship, or makes them the "pack" leader. I'm pretty sure your dog knows you're not a dog. What I know from experience is a good trusting relationship between you and your dog makes living together a pleasure.
 
 
Christine Cohen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Davie, Florida 33331
Phone: 954-292-3698
christinecohendogtraining@yahoo.com
christinecohen.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Christine Cohen Dog Training

I offer private lessons for behavior issues:

Barking,
Jumping,
Housebreaking

Basic manners:

Sit
Down
Loose leash walking
Stay

I use positive motivation and reward-based methods. My goal is to help the owner learn to communicate with their dog in a fun, gentle way that will strengthen
their bond.

Honor Roll Graduate
Member of APDT
 
 
Astrid "Mimi" Buendia, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Davie, Florida 33331
Phone: 954-610-1795
Alternate Phone: 954-382-2391 Fax
FancyDogFL@aol.com
www.FancyDogs.us
 
Profile: Fancy Dogs, Corp.

We offer Puppy Kindergarten, Basic Obedience, Canine Good Neighbor and Behavior Modification programs.

Our training methods are based in the analysis of the dog’s breed, background, family, environment, and basic needs, so we design programs to coach people and train dogs at their homes in a positive, fun, non-aggressive manner.

 
 
Jennifer Macsar, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114
Phone: 561-856-6631
jmacsar@hotmail.com
 
Profile: Basic obedience training and problem solving using positive reinforcement methods.
 
 
Irma Antonia "Toni" Medina-Leitenberg, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Daytona Beach Shores, Florida 32118
Phone: 407-902-7603
Alternate Phone: 407-489-5344
tonimedina2000@yahoo.com
www.tonimedina.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Animal Behavior College (ABC) Honor Graduate. Pet CPR Certified. Independent business owner of ATLANTIC'S BEST DOG TRAINING. Army veteran and former firefighter, I am also Bi-Lingual Spanish Speaking, licensed and insured.

Offering Private, in home training as well as group classes in obedience, house breaking, good manners, jumping, chewing, digging, loose leash walking and behavior modification. Specializing in Puppy Kindergarten and rehabilitation of rescue/shelter dogs. I am very flexible and will work around your schedule. Group Classes are given on a sign-up, first come, first served basis and are given at various locations in the Daytona Beach area.


 
 
Karen Combs, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Deerfield Beach, Florida 33441
Phone: 954-421-5439
Alternate Phone: 954-621-8282 Cell
kkccinfla@comcast.net
 
Profile: Karen Cares for Canines, LLC

Basic Training 101: Obedience by lesson or sessions. Problem solving for begging, jumping, barking, house-breaking, chewing/nipping, and dragging instead of walking.

Dog Walking: Tired of walking your dog? I'll walk for you rain or shine, day or night.

Pet Sitting: Skip kennel stress! I will take TLC of your pets in the comfort of your own home.

Rates to accomodate your needs are available.
 
 
Tiffany Holtfreter, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Deerfield Beach, Florida 33441
Phone: 954-464-7557
happytails314@yahoo.com
www.happytailstrainingacademy.com
 
Profile: Hello, my name is Tiffany. I have been, and will always be, a dog lover. My goal is to keep dogs in their homes, especially shelter dogs. These dogs have been through so much already and being torn away from their homes time after time due to behavior problems that can be prevented. Please call me or look at my website for further information.

I currently specialize in the "bully" breeds including Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, Dobermans, and more. These breeds have been given a bad rap and that could not be further from the truth. They are loving loyal dogs that deserve a loving stable home.

My future includes agility training, group classes, and CGC Prep. I am currently teaching private basic obedience lessons.
 
 
Kelsey Reinertsen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
DeLand, Florida 32720
Phone: 386-956-4908
phopaws.net@gmail.com
www.phopaws.net
 
Profile: My name is Kelsey!

As an animal behaviorist, I have been working with dogs and people for over 10 years, and I am an ABC Certified Dog Trainer and Mentor Trainer.

I work specifically with owners who are struggling with behavior issues and are in need of intervention, fast.

Please visit my website to find more information on my training methods and services, and feel free to contact me with any questions! The best way to contact me is through the contact form on my website, as emailing me directly may result in my email response getting lost in your spam folder.

You are welcome to call with any questions and I will do my best to help out in any way that I can!
 
 
Tiffany Callender, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Delray Beach, Florida 33445
Phone: 561.634.0272
tcalli2675@live.com
 
Profile: Thank you for taking the time out to read and review my profile, your time is much appreciated.

I received my ABC Dog Training Certification in 2012 and since then have been given the opportunity to work with many different breeds and people. I have always had a love for animals, especially dogs. My favorite breeds are the "Bully Breeds" due to them being the most misunderstood breeds. I take pride in being able to show many people all the wonderful, heartwarming, sides of these breeds as well as their intelligence.

I have had the honor to work hand and hand with an extremely talented and educated woman, Mrs. Monique Williams, for two years in Georgia. Monique enhanced everything I had learned with ABC, she trusted in my education and abilities and gave me the confidence to trust in myself.

My greatest honor of being a Certified Dog Trainer is seeing the families smile at their four legged child(ren) instead of being stressed out. Being able to bring the love out for both human and animal by filling the gap of miscommunication between them is the most humbling and fulfilling emotion I can ever experience.

I thank you again for your time and I hope to given the opportunity to bring a smile to your families face as well.
 
 
Kimberly Segrest, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Deltona, Florida 32725
Phone: 407-765-9546
kimberly_segrest@yahoo.com
customcanine.weebly.com
 
Profile: My lessons are focused solely on you and your dog; taking into account what you want from your dog, how he learns, and what behaviors would enable him to be a happy, helpful member of his human family. Please see my website for more information and pricing details.
 
 
Britny Hooks, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Destin, Florida 32541
Phone: 6628970731
britnyhooks@gmail.com
 
Profile: I am a certified dog trainer through Animal Behavior College, a veterinary technician and a multi-species animal trainer/performer at Gulf World Marine Park.
 
 
Brittany Wolf, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Eglin AFB, Florida 32542
Phone: 850-897-8666
wolfstraining@hotmail.com
www.petsbehave.net/
 
Profile: I train at Pet's Behave in Niceville Florida. We offer group classes, private sessions, and so much more.

Check us out at the website above and feel free to contact us if you would like anymore information.
 
 
Carol E. Runyon, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Englewood, Florida 34224
Phone: 941-475-3440
Alternate Phone: 941-456-2648
marunyon@msn.com
 
Profile: Pets, Ltd.

Dog training
Dog walking
Petsitting
Hand fed baby parrots
Bird wing and nail trims
Dog and cat nail trims and bathing
Pooper scooping
Notary services
Water plants, bring in mail, etc.
 
 
Ashley Pousada, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Eustis, Florida 32726
Phone: 407.529.4625
Alternate Phone: 352.508.4406
JoinThePAC@gmail.com
pacdogtraining.net
 
Profile: The Positive Advancement of Canines


PAC Dog Training Offers:

~ Private training sessions that come to you.

~ CGC Evaluator

~ CGC/AKC STAR Puppy Group Classes


* Uses positive reinforcement only
* Specializes in behavioral work involving anxiety and aggression.
 
 
Diana Roslie, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
Phone: 904-624-1441
pleaselookbelow@formyrealemail.com
www.petshepherds.com
 
Profile: Pet Shepherds

I offer private in-home consultations and lessons for basic obedience and behavior modification issues. Please feel free to email me with your questions.

petshepherds ( at ) gmail dot com (written like this to deter spam-bots)
 
 
Eleanor McCoy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33305
Phone: 954-468-9981
Alternate Phone: 954-468-9981
Eleanor@eastpawspetservices.com
www.eastpawspetservices.com
 
Profile: I have been living in South Florida for over 25 years. Over those years, I have shared my home with my daughter, 6 dogs and 7 cats. At present, I have two dogs and one cat.

I have used my training skills at a local pet rescue and have helped some of the dogs get adopted. I have been training one-on-one with my pet sitting clients.

 
 
Jamie Diaz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
Phone: 9545156411
Dynamitedogtraining@yahoo.com
Dynamitedogtraining.com
 
Profile: My name is Jamie Diaz and I am a certified professional dog trainer. I am licensed under Victoria Stilwell and her team.

I have passed the CPDT-KA test which all strengthens my ability to being a great trainer. I train all dogs, young and old, fast learners and slow learners, any dog at any time can learn!

I give free consultations in the home. Turn your dog into a Dynamite Dog!
 
 
Jessica Feliciano, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33305
Phone: 609-408-1447
RotNDogRehab@gmail.com
 
Profile: Train Without Pain! Humane dog training builds a strong relationship between you and your dog while paying attention to the needs of you BOTH. A mutual understanding makes life more enjoyable for all.
Additional Details

Private lessons offered to help you transition your new or existing dog into being a well adjusted member of the family. I train with humane, positive reinforcement based methods only. Everything from basic obedience to aggression can be taught without pain or intimidation! Learn how to understand your dog and how to teach your dog to understand you, in order to communicate effectively and enjoy your relationship to the fullest.
 
 
Suzanne Dean, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Myers, Florida 33905
allaboutk9s62@gmail.com
 
Profile: Not in the area at this time
 
 
Kelli-ann Reilly, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Myers, Florida 33913
Phone: 239-565-6676
kelli-ann67@comcast.net
www.allstardynamodogs.com
 
Profile: Kelli-ann & her Champion Trick Boxers (TDCH2), Tag & Pompeii, love to CLICK & work as a team.

Her passion is trick training & in 2013 she’ll bring out the “Trick-i-tis” in anyone who wants to see their pet’s talent shine using clean, positive, and FUN training techniques.

It all began when the BOXERS applied to Trick Training School, were accepted, worked hard to obtain their Champion Title status, and strive currently to become BOXER HIT movie/performance stars. They have their very own FACEBOOK PAGE, “Tag & Pompeii Productions” where they share their story. Check out and “LIKE” their page to keep tabs on the lovable boys as well as other talented pups that have joined Tag & Pompeii Productions since founded. In addition, check out their YouTube channel @ www.youtube.com/allstardynamodogs12.

Kelli-ann is captain of the new ALL-STAR PERFORMANCE DYNAMO DOG TEAM & has teamed with Kelly Legaretta of Healing Pawsibilities, LLC home of DYNAMO DOG TEAM based in Cape Coral, Florida.

Go to www.healingpawsibilities.com to find out the most current trick training schedule & learn more what this dynamic team has to offer!

Happy Trick Training

 
 
Kelly Legarreta, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Myers, Florida 33901
Phone: 239-281-7777
Kelly@HealingPawsAbilities.com
www.HealingPawsAbilities.com
 
Profile: Healing Paws-Abilities, LLC

I offer In-Home Private Training as well as group classes (Puppy Education, Beginner Obedience, Agility Foundations, Rally-O, Reactive Dog/Control Unleashed, AKC Canine Good Citizen Certification ...and many others)

I am also a certified Canine and Equine Massage and Acupressure practitioner, and I am excited to now offer group "SPAW" nights (group canine massage classes)!
 
 
Lee Ann Svoboda, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Pierce, Florida 34951
Phone: 772-267-0858
luckbealady2013@yahoo.com
leeanns.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: I am a recent graduate of Animal Behavior College. I own five awesome dogs. I also have a cat, five birds and fish. At the moment I am only doing private lessons in your home, but hope to add group classes in the near future. I train using positive reinforcement with no use of choke collars, pinch collars or shock collars. Give me a call. You will be glad you did!
 
 
Nicole Wirth, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort White and Lake City, Florida 32038
Phone: 561-379-4906
nicolesdogtraining@yahoo.com
facebook.com/nicolesdogtraining
 
Profile: Hello my name is Nicole, I am the owner of Nicoles Natural Dog Training. I am a certified professional dog trainer though Animal Behavior College license #26786. I am also a certified AKC CGC evaluator #90464. I provide group obedience classes for all different levels and private in-home training. I also specialize in correcting aggressive behavior in dogs. I am located at the Bull Dog Flea Market in live oak FL. 5 years Experience 3 of which I trained at PetSmart. licensed and insured.
 
 
Jennifer Cashmore, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Freeport, Florida 32439
Phone: 815-275-1461
jenuchee@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Will take phone calls and emails but currently no training facility or classes
 
 
Cindy Hunt, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ft. Myers, Florida 33936
Phone: 239-887-3339
 
Profile: Happy Wags : Obedience made easy

AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator

I can also be found at Petco on Daniels and 41 Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 7:00 P.M.
 
 
Nadine Chersini, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Gainesville, Florida 32641
Phone: 321-368-8957
tropicanabay@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I am currently not offering lessons, but am willing to answer any questions over the phone/email if you are needing advice.
 
 
Dina Davis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Haines City, Florida 33844
Phone: 423 748-6824
tigerdmw@aol.com
www.roskovalley.com
 
Profile: I have been breeding dogs for over 20 years and showing conformation events in UKC and AKC since 2002.

I have done private training for about 10 years and recently have added group training to my program.

My degree in Behavioral Psychology gives me extra insight into positive training methods. Using positive reinforcement clicker training makes training a positive experience for both dog and owner.

Please feel free to contact me direct with questions or for more information.
 
 
James Redford, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Holiday, Florida 34691
Phone: 727-410-0024
jimbosagi@verizon.net
 
Profile: While searching the shelters for a canine companion of my own, I realized how bad the overcrowding was and that most of the dogs were there due to behavior problems. With the proper training, not only can dog and owner live more harmoniously, lives can also be saved.
 
 
Katherine Rosenberg, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hollywood, Florida 33020
Phone: 954-920-7658
katherine@rosenbergfl.com
 
Profile: I have loved and owned dogs my entire life and currently live with two very young Australian Shepherds who are training and competing in Conformation, Rally Obedience, and Agility.

I am training for Petsmart in Hollywood, at the Oakwood Plaza. I teach puppy and beginner obedience and socialization as well as more advanced levels, using positive reward based methods only. The class sizes are small, the facility is convenient and useful, and the curriculum is solid. It is a great place to teach your dog to be a well behaved, well adjusted member of the family.

 
 
Charyl Barr, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hollywood, Florida 33020
Phone: 954-923-2267
C41S2@comcast.net
 
Profile: I would love to help you with your canine companion!

As a lover of all animals - domestic and exotic - I have turned my love for animals into a lifelong career. Starting out as a veterinary technician for 17 years and a dog groomer since 1996,I am now an ABC Certified Dog Trainer.

I love to work with animals of all kinds and especially any "problem children". I always use the most gentle methods with positive rewards. In my practice, no dog is left behind!

DOG TRAINING - GROOMING - BOARDING
Call me today, can't wait to meet your dog...and you, of course.
call Charyl Barr at 954-923-2267

 
 
Kent Hammit, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hollywood, Florida 33020
Phone: 954-849-2099 Cell
Alternate Phone: 954-925-1089 Home
angeldogs.hwd@gmail.com
www.angeldogtraining.com
 
Profile: ANGEL DOGS HOLLYWOOD

I will likely join Petco or Petsmart as a trainer when the right opportunity becomes available. As a lifetime dog lover that studied to become a veterinarian, I am very concerned with shelter animal issues.

Ideally, I would like to offer "consultation services" to families for selecting THEIR perfect "pack member" based on lifestyle and expectations. Work to find the perfect dog for a family and then continue with them for a few months to get the family through the awkward first few months of owning a new dog. In a small way, I hope to prevent abandonment of dogs.

I also have an opportunity to work with students at the high school three blocks from me to teach basic training and run AE group classes.
 
 
Megan Nolte, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hollywood, Florida 33026
Phone: 954-854-7924
Ghospial56@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I am a graduate of Animal Behavior College. I have four beautiful dogs of my own and my goal is to help others with their dogs.

I train basic training, housebreaking, digging, barking, jumping and many more. I can train any where from a puppy to an adult dog. I love all dogs.
 
 
Melody Towns, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Homosassa, Florida 34448
Phone: 352-476-7543
mrpetacademy@gmail.com
www.mrpetacademy.com
 
Profile: We train and place highly skilled Assistance Dogs with children and adults all over the world. Our Professional K-9 Instructor's/Handlers work daily with each and every dog. Our dogs learn to do multiple tasks to include but not limited to: getting medication, opening and closing doors, turning on and off lights, pressing devices that call 911, picking up dropped objects, helping with laundry and tasks around the home, go to school with children, and many other tasks. Weekly classes available for Obedience, Advanced Obedience, and Tricks.
 
 
Tom Scali, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hudson, Florida 34667
Phone: 727-378-5013
deputydawg@tampabay.rr.com
 
Profile: "If You're Not the Lead Dog,the View Never Changes."

I offer in-home, private lessons, of reward-based training in obedience, problem solving and behavior modification that are tailored to meet the individual needs of you and your K-9 companion.Training includes problem solving such as jumping, barking, digging, chewing, mouthing, house training, and more. Your dog will learn to sit, stay, lie down, come, leave it, heel, and fetch.

 
 
Pamela Wiltgen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jacksonville, Florida 32225
Phone: 904-352-7631
Alternate Phone: 904-352-7631
trainerpamela@gmail.com
www.dogtrainerpamela.com
 
Profile: Training offered in group or private lessons. Seminars - Public Speaking - Puppy Classes - Behavior Problems - Obedience - Agility Classes all Levels, Certified American Treibball trainer, AKC-ALL Star Puppy Class - AKC-CGC Class.

Pamela and her two corgi's Harley and Jo Dee have just won their 7th consecutive National DOCNA Agility Title.
 
 
James Annal, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jacksonville, Florida 32225
Phone: 585-465-2675
annal.james@gmail.com
 
Profile: Please feel free to call anytime with any questions you may have. Currently in early stages of establishing a name for myself training.

Free advice
Free assessments

 
 
Whitney Haywood, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jacksonville, Florida 32211
Phone: 904-347-7661
wrh1283@gmail.com
 
Profile: I do in-home behavior modifications and puppy training. House-breaking and acclimation to basic obedience and behavior problems.
Currently teaching classes at Dogwood Park in Jacksonville FL.

I am involved in Flyball, Agility and Frisbee with my dogs
 
 
Sylvia Brink, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jacksonville, Florida 32246
Phone: 904-294-8671
sylviabrink@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I offer private lessons for basic obedience, puppy training, and behavior modification. Call or e-mail for a free consultation.
 
 
Eileen File, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jacksonville, Florida 32244
Phone: 9548031080
Alternate Phone: 9046834421
elfile1222@hotmail.com
thepetelf.com
 
Profile: THE Pet ELF Mission
At THE Pet ELF (THEPetELF.com or twitter @dogtrainerELF), our mission is to reduce canine homelessness by teaching people how to communicate with and teach their dogs to live successfully and happily in the human world.

Our philosophy is reward the positive and ignore the negative (unless it is a danger to do so). We also encourage our humans to channel their inner cheerleader and effusively praise their dogs for desired behavior.

We don't believe that we have to be the alpha over our dogs. Research has shown that, in domesticated dogs, this is not necessary. We do, however, need to be the adult and set boundaries, as we do with young children.

We use positive training and basic psychology, working with a dog's basic instincts for unconditioned things, like food, toys and praise, to condition a dog to do things that may not be instinctual, like sit and stay. While treats and toys are important to teach new behavior, praise is the most important reward for our dogs. Once a behavior is learned, dogs are weaned off treats or toys and do things we ask because they want to please us.

We use hands-off training because we believe that hands are for loving not for teaching. We also don't believe in punishment. We want our dogs to love us, not fear us. Dogs respond very well to this type of training. This type of training not only keeps our dogs safe; but, helps them become responsible members of the household.

Further, we know through experience that not all behavioral issues are training issues and we know when we can help and when we need to call in the experts!

THE Pet ELF (THEPetELF.com) is certified as a dog trainer and as a veterinary assistant through Animal Behavior College, with continuing education in training shelter dogs.

THERE ARE NO GUARANTEES IN DOG TRAINING.
All we can do is our best - to teach our dogs be better household citizens.
IF YOU CAN’T MANAGE THE DOG, MANAGE THE ENVIRONMENT.
WE ALWAYS WANT TO SET OUR DOGS UP FOR SUCCESS.
END EVERY TRAINING SESSION ON A POSITIVE.

 
 
Carol Harris, Honors Graduate, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Jupiter, Florida 33477
Phone: 561-254-8988
carolharris@bellsouth.net
carolharris.thedogtrainer.org/
 
Profile: I offer gentle, reward-based training at your home. Training is customized, based on what the owners want to achieve, and may include basic obedience, problem solving, potty training, and "house manners". I like to include all members of the family in the training.

*Honor graduate of Animal Behavior College
 
 
HEATHER SZASZ, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
KISSIMMEE, Florida 34741
Phone: 4079220285
thinkalphadog@gmail.com
www.thinkalphadog.com
 
Profile: I come to the home of the owner and dog where the problem happens. I have now completed training shelter dogs as I am a volunteer at Orange County Animal Services and committed to supporting the dogs that come in on a daily basis. I also teach a free class on Dog Behavior Issues to hopefully prevent dogs coming back into the shelter.
 
 
Shiv Jagassar, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kissimmee, Florida 34758
Phone: 407-933-4868
Alternate Phone: 407-873-1136
s.m.s.jags@worldnet.att.net
 
Profile:
 
 
Joshua Benham, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kissimmee, Florida 34744
Phone: 407-232-0020
Alternate Phone: 9044850015
joshua@lawsforthepaws.com
www.lawsforthepaws.com
 
Profile: More Info is on the website.
 
 
Tiffany McClanahan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lake Panasoffkee, Florida 33538
Phone: (352) 418-5510
pawsitivelypawsomedogtraining@hotmail.com
www.facebook.com/PawsitivelyPawsomeDogTraining
 
Profile: Currently located in Lake Panasoffkee, Florida. Please feel free to email or call with any questions you may have. I would love to help you and your dog have a 'Pawsitively Pawsome' relationship!
 
 
Kimberly Gay, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lake Wales, Florida 33898
Phone: 863-559-1585
doggonecrazie@gmail.com
www.doggonecrazie.com
 
Profile: I have 3 dogs in my home that I have trained. Two of them are large and one is a miniature Dachshund that thinks she is larger than the other two combined. I have always been an animal lover. For the past 1 1/2 years, myself and another trainer have been training dogs at a Humane Society shelter, which is helping the dogs get adopted quicker. I love dog training and am very passionate about it. I would like to see every dog have a great home. Trained dogs are happy dogs with happy owners and forever homes.
 
 
Stephanie Routhier, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lake Worth , Florida 33463
Phone: 561-827-6629
stephanierouthier@yahoo.com
 
Profile: To use my skills a dog trainer to help dog owners understand their pets easier. I have a strong work ethic and passionate drive that I believe could be put to use as a dog trainer .

My Skills are :Trained in clicker training, positive reinforcement, problem solving, potty training, crate training, and basic obedience.

I will be doing In House training for now. My goal is to do group classes to expand my business.

 
 
Elaine Rinicker, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Land O Lakes, Florida 34637
Phone: 813-817-9891
erinicker@gmail.com
www.happyurbandog.com
 
Profile: Elaine Rinicker is the owner of Happy Urban Dog and is a ABC Certified Dog Trainer with experience of all ages and breeds of dogs. Elaine is also an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.

Happy Urban Dog offers private training sessions and a variety of group classes in the Tampa Bay area. Happy Urban Dog training is based solely on positive methods for happy owners and their furry friends!

She currently has four dogs (3 are rescues)and 1 cat and does agility training and competitions with two of her dogs.

Paws Up!
 
 
Vicki Baham, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lithia, Florida 33547
Phone: 813-293-6951
VB411dogtrainer@yahoo.com
www.411dogtrainer.com
 
Profile: *Training animals has always been my passion and hobby. I now have a formal education to my informal experience of more than 40 years in Dog Training, thanks to Animal Behavior College. I hope strive to give back in a much more successful way now, and in the years to come as an ABC Certified Dog Trainer.

*I have added Cat Behavior & Training, Pet Nutrition and Dog Walking & Pet Sitting as supplemental Continued Education Courses . I will continue my education and stay up to date on training theories and advances in the Pet world for the betterment of dog/cat & human relationships.
 
 
Steven Cohen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Loxahatchee, Florida 33470
Phone: 786-999-4731
Alternate Phone: 305-796-8639
steve@tropicaldogtraining.com
www.tropicaldogtraining.com
 
Profile: I have continued my education after ABC and am presently working towards my Masters Degree in Companion Animal Behavior Counseling.

At Tropical Dog Training we believe that your dog is an important member of the family. A family dog behaves and listens to their owners. The owners have full control of the dog’s behavior on and off leash and around distractions of all kinds.
 
 
Lynda Kasheta, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Margate, Florida 33063
Phone: 954-695-1459
lynda58@bellsouth.net
 
Profile: I have been training dogs for as long as I can remember using all methods. I will use whichever method is comfortable for you. I firmly believe that you, the dog owner, does the training, and I will train you to train your dog. This way you and your dog become a team.
 
 
Joyce Jellison, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Melbourne, Florida 32940
Phone: 321-698-3067
abcdt2006@yahoo.com
http://www.allthingsarepawsable.com/
 
Profile: All Things Are Pawsable

Positive based training. Group classes are small so that individual attention can be given. Private appointments are available.







 
 
Jessica Lacey, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Melbourne, Florida 32940
Phone: 321-474-5748
Luckylacey2005@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I love animals and have focused my whole life around them. Animal behavior has always been a passion of mine. Going through ABC has taught me so much about dogs and their behavior. I am getting a degree in animal behavior and hope to pursue marine mammal training and rehabilitation as well.

I can offer group and private lessons for basic obedience. My methods are through positive reinforcement. My goal is to make your dog a calm and obedient family pet. I believe any dog can be trained. In reality I'm not training the dog, I'm training the owner. :)
 
 
Mike Johnson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Melbourne, Florida 32901
Phone: 321-698-2925
cc.dogtraining@aol.com
 
Profile: I have had dog companions since I can remember, going back to childhood. Since 2003, I have worked with dogs in one capacity or another full time. I am now working for the SPCA of North Brevard. My goal is to implement a program to train volunteers and to work with our shelter dogs to improve their chance of finding their forever homes: and not return.
 
 
Mary Phillips, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Merritt Island, Florida 32952
Phone: 321-794-1676
treatmeright.canine@yahoo.com
www.treatmerightcanine.com
 
Profile: I am a Positive Reinforcement Trainer ONLY. My mission is to help you build a better relationship with your dog based on Trust and Loyalty. I do In-Home Obedience Training and Dog Sitting. I am Insured, Bonded, Licensed and Certified as a Dog Trainer. Call me and let me show you how to communicate better with your dog so you both will have a long and happy life together.
 
 
Rose Lesniak, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Miami, Florida 33138
Phone: 305-868-8109
Rose@RoseLesniakDogTrainer.com
www.RoseLesniakDogTrainer.com
 
Profile: My background is in psychology and special victims investigations. I am a positive based trainer who specializes in solving human/dog related problems. I train humans to parent their dogs. I teach privately, specialize in calm dog behavior and conduct numerous types of group classes. I also teach and mentor ABC students.
 
 
Luis Romero, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Miami, Florida 33170
Phone: (786) 205-1321
Alternate Phone: (786) 205-1321
trainyourdog@certifieddogtraining.net
www.certifieddogtraining.net
 
Profile: If for a long time you been wondering how to improve your relationship with your dog, how to have your dog behave or how to have your dog doing tricks, then I can help you.

Training dogs is my passion, I do it with affection, discipline, consistency and motivation.

I have education, training and experience that I know I can effectively use to help you achieve what you want. Feel free to contact me or to visit my website for more information.
 
 
Mike Vick , ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Miami, Florida 33155
Phone: (305) 216-7263
Alternate Phone: (786) 529-7833
mike@applauseyourpaws.com
www.applauseyourpaws.com
 
Profile: I am a certified dog trainer in Miami, FL at Applause Your Paws Dog Training. I do private in-home and board and train programs for dog owners. The company I work for can handle everything from obedience and manners for dogs and puppies to severe behavior and aggression cases.
 
 
Cristobal Plaza Landaeta, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Miami, Florida 33137
Phone: 305-709-7884
dogtrainingplaza@gmail.com
www.dogtrainingplaza.com
 
Profile: Basic Obedience Training - Behavior Modification. Positive training to teach you and your dog how to properly communicate and understand one another.

I know your dog loves you and that you love your dog. Give yourself and your dog the opportunity to learn how to have a good relationship by understanding basic principles of dog obedience training and how dogs communicate.

Dog training saves so many dogs lives every year, adopting them is just the first step.

Call or text me to set up a free consultation meeting.
 
 
Steven Mendelowitz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Miami, Florida 33137
Phone: 845.548.0040
steven.mendelowitz@gmail.com
www.dogtrainingbysteve.com/
 
Profile: K9 Good Manners

Leash training
House Etiquette
Socialization
Private Dog Training
Assistance with behavioral problems

Reasonable rates

Call or Email to schedule an appointment for a free evaluation.
 
 
Fabian Estay, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Miami Beach, Florida 33109
Phone: 305-206-8844
Fabian@onepawforward.com
www.onepawforward.com
 
Profile:
One Paw Forward, Inc.

I am based out of Miami Beach, Florida and extend my services to Dade and Broward counties. Please contact me or visit my website for more information. Thank you!
 
 
Sabina E. Hardy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Naples, Florida 34104
Phone: 239-370-1910
seh1127@embarqmail.com
www.naplesgoodtimedogtraining.com
 
Profile: Owner\Trainer - GOOD TIME DOG TRAINING

I offer private in-home training classes. I utilize positive reinforcement methods.

Puppy Training
Housebreaking
Socialization
Chewing
Mouthing

Basic obedience;
Sit
Down
Stay
House Manners
House Breaking.

Problem solving;
Chewing
Excessive Barking
Begging
Jumping


 
 
Annie Boland, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Naples, Florida 34109
Phone: 239 216 1100
annieboland7@gmail.com
www.justforclickskpa.com
 
Profile: Anne "Annie" Boland is a graduate of the Animal Behavior College and she is also a Certified Training Partner with the Karen Pryor Academy.

Annie is the owner/trainer of Just For Clicks Dog Training she users a clicker or marker and rewards to teach behaviors.

Her main focus is working with shelter dogs and rescues. Annie volunteers as a trainer at Collier Domestic Animal Services, she also offers her services pro bono to Collier Animal Rescue.

Annie offers "In Home" classes and consultations.

Annie offers group classes, In Home Consultations and Puppy Start Right Classes.

Annie currently shares her home with 4 dogs and a Senegal Parrot.
 
 
Amanda Bautsch, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Naples, Florida 34110
Phone: 630-335-4644
abautsch@pawsatplaytraining.com
www.pawsatplaytraining.com
 
Profile: Established in 2009.

Currently, Paws at Play Training is a sole proprietorship owned by Amanda Bautsch. In 2008 she decided to go through Animal Behavior College's dog trainer program. After a lot of self studying, exams, volunteer work at a shelter and an internship with a trainer for 18 weeks, she graduated in May 2009.

In June 2009 she started her career as a dog trainer and started her own business. Paws at Play Training focuses on POSITIVE dog training. Our methods strengthen and build upon the 3 components of a good humane-canine relationship; the bond, trust, and respect. In home dog training & dog walking services

 
 
Ann Harcsa, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Naples, Florida 34117
Phone: 239-370-7662
a.harcsa@att.net
www.canineconnectionusa.com
 
Profile: Canine Connection USA, LLC

I am a graduate of the Animal Behavior College Dog Training program and am also a mentor for ABC’s dog training program.

Working with my training partner at Lucky Dog Company – we offer group classes, private lessons and behavior modification.

We work with clients and their dogs to build strong bonds, positive relationships and good behaviors by implementing positive, reward-based training in a relaxed atmosphere.

All breeds and ages welcome.
Classes offered include:
Puppy
Doggie basics
Agility
Rally
Tricks
Treiball, AKC Canine Good Citizen and more.

I am currently enrolled in the Animal Behavior College grooming program as well as Canine Massage program and will soon be offering these additional services.

Background:Animal Behavior College graduate – Dog Training; Mentor for Animal Behavior College – Dog Training program; AKC – CGC Evaluator; Pet Partner Therapy Team w/ Sydney my German Shepherd; IACP member; APDT member

I currently have 3 German Shepherds and a German Shepherd/Great Dane mix.
 
 
Stefanie Zwegers, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
New Port Richey, Florida 34653
Phone: 813-335-8553
Alternate Phone: 813-335-8553
stefaniezwegers@gmail.com
 
Profile: Specialize in Puppy Training, Basic Obedience, Shelter & Aggressive dogs. Available for dog walking and pet sitting.
 
 
Jennifer Kroll, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Niceville, Florida 32578
Jmoist09@yahoo.com
petsbehave.net
 
Profile: Training Puppy Kindergarten, Beginner Obedeince, Intermediate, and Puppy 2 classes.
A Dogs & Storks Presenter
 
 
Ana Cristina Rodriguez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Miami, Florida 33161
Phone: 786-277-5120
cristina@adjustmentspecialists.com
 
Profile: For as long as I can remember my love and passion for animals has been part of my identity. My interest on getting to understand their behavior and unconditional loyalty help me to want it to become a dog trainer. I am a very positive and outgoing person who believe that every single animal on earth deserve respect and love. I have three Boxers and a Maltese, they are my family and my inspiration.
 
 
Bobbi Graves, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Fort Myers, Florida 33917
Phone: 239-217-0241
Alternate Phone: 239-223-0787
BGraves@abc4k9.com
www.ABC4K9.com
 
Profile: ABC 4 K9, LLC -(Alternate Behavior Conditioning for a Dog)

5000 sq ft. under air @ 18481 N Tamiami Trail NFM.

I offer:

In-Home Private Sessions

Group classes include;
AKC Star Puppy
Puppy Head-start
Basic Obedience
(PAWS)Canine Good C.L.A.S.S.
Rally
Dancing with Dogs intro

and more.
 
 
William Bundy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Ft Myers, Florida 33917
Phone: 239-257-7237
billbundytravel@aol.com
abc4k9.com
 
Profile: I achieved certification with ABC in January 2012 under the mentorship of Bobbi Graves at ABC4K9. I have been working with Bobbi at her training studio in North Ft Myers for 2 years.
 
 
Andrew Murphy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Florida 33162
Phone: 7862162748
miamipuppytraining@icloud.com
www.miamipuppytraining.com
 
Profile: Miami Puppy Training will teach you simple and humane puppy training techniques, using our positive only training methods is one of the best ways to create a long-lasting canine friendship. You can contact us if you have any questions regarding our training methods.
 
 
Angela Efinger, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Port, Florida 34288
Phone: 9414218016
Alternate Phone: 9414218016
angelaefinger@aol.com
 
Profile: Coming Soon.
 
 
John Brenz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Oakland Park, Florida 33334
Phone: (954) 643-3230
doggonebehavior@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Dog Gone Behavior I offer basic obedience (sit, stay, come, loose-leash, etc.) and behavior modification (jumping, barking, house breaking, chewing, etc.).
 
 
Nanette Porter, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ocala, Florida 34475
Phone: 352-622-9926
2stars@embarqmail.com
 
Profile: As your Professional Trainer my goal is to give you the fundamentals of building a solid healthy relationship with your canine companion. I will give you the tools needed to resolve any behavior problems encountered along the way to provide you and your dog with a worry free environment.

I have raised dogs for many years and currently live with my two golden labs Sadie and her daughter Dropper. My specialty is private in home lessons you can reach me by phone or e-mail at your
convenience.
 
 
Kathleen Griffin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ocala, Florida 34481
Phone: 352-239-1804
kg.angeldogs@gmail.com
 
Profile: Private, in-home sessions for companion obedience, good manners, problem solving. Let me show you how your dog can become your best friend!
 
 
Maggie Marshall, ABCDT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orange Park, Florida 32065
Phone: 904-442-5923
Alternate Phone: 508-776-9042
maggiemarshall@hotmail.com
www.maggiedogtraining.com
 
Profile: Private, in-home training for the family dog. Puppy Basics, Basic Training, Beyond the Basics and Behavior Modification Programs available.

Maggie serves Duval, Clay and St. John's Counties. 10% discount for military and seniors.



 
 
Patricia Hoeksema, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32837
Phone: (407) 369-6755
Alternate Phone: (616) 970-0366 Cell
Pattyhook1@juno.com
patricia.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: b Puppy Pack Academy /b

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'.



 
 
Jessica Weckerly, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32818
Phone: 407-295-0292
jw805601@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I am a married, mother of two little girls! I work at Petsmart in Ocoee. I was the lead dog trainer there, but recently stepped down due to complications with my pregnancy.

I recently lost my Basset to cancer. Though, I am still interested in helping other pet owners build a healthy relationship with their canine!
 
 
Jessica Lavin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32828
Phone: 561-271-5844
jlavin40@gmail.com
 
Profile: Looking for someone to help your dog turn into man's best friend then look no further. With convenient and reasonably priced at home one-on-one training, you and your furry companion will learn the obedience your dog needs. Flexible hours to fit any schedule.
 
 
Todd Campbell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32837
Phone: 407-234-7343
SouthOrlandoDogTraining@gmail.com
southorlandodogtraining.com
 
Profile: South Orlando Dog Training specializes in coaching clients and their dogs with basic obedience and helps them to solve common canine problems and issues.
 
 
Sally Sells, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32804
Phone: 4072718648
sallysells@properpooches.com
www.properpooches.com
 
Profile: Proper Pooches

I offer private and semi-private in-home training throughout the Orlando area. I cover training from basic to advanced as well as solve problem behaviors such as: potty training, jumping, barking, digging, biting and aggression.
 
 
Lorena Patti, MS, ABCDT, CPDT-KA, VSPDT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orlando, Florida 32837
Phone: 407.924.4377
Lorena@waggersdogtraining.com
www.WaggersDogTraining.com
 
Profile: Since 2004, training and behavior modification focusing on positive reinforcement, dog-friendly, force-free methods, avoiding techniques that scare, hurt, or unduly stress dogs. I am also a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) with the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT.org)as well as a Victoria Stilwell Positively Dog Training Partner
 
 
Terry Veith, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Oxford, Florida 34484
Phone: (352) 748-0880
obedienceandmanners@gmail.com
www.TerrytheObedienceTrainer.com
 
Profile: After working as the lead trainer for Petsmart in The Villages, Florida, for 3 years I am currently offering in-home, private classes in basic, intermediate and advanced levels. This includes anything and everything from potty training to the AKC Canine Good Citizen Award. Please feel free to call or email me for more information and scheduling.
 
 
Christine Scott, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palm Bay, Florida 32909
Phone: (321) 482-7451
greatscottdogtraining@yahoo.com
www.greatscottdogtraining.com
 
Profile: I offer in-home behavior modification and training. I also offer group obedience classes in 4 convenient locations. I am an APDT member, a C.L.A.S.S. evaluator a Certified Trick Dog Trainer, a professional member of the American Treibball Association.

 
 
Lisa Marvin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410
Phone: 419-704-9071
lisa74luvsdogs@gmail.com
 
Profile: I am a native of Toledo, OH and made a decision in March 2015 to move to Palm Beach Gardens, FL to realize my dream of working with dogs. I am a true dog lover, they are my passion! Earning my Dog Trainer certification has allowed me to do what every person should do, which is waking up every day and doing something you love for a living. I look forward to interacting with my clients and their dogs and I am always excited to see the progress that every dog makes. It's so rewarding!

I currently have two dogs of my own - Bella is a Beagle/Yellow Lab mix who is 10 years old and Lola is a Terrier mix who is 5 years old. They were both rescued.

My goal as a Dog Trainer is to keep animals in their loving homes so they don't end up in a shelter due to behavioral issues.
 
 
Tammy Littlefield, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palm Coast, Florida 32137
Phone: 904-315-0799
tamcuda@gmail.com
 
Profile: Canine Education

I offer private lessons at my home in Palm Coast in basic obedeince with consultations on canine behavior and problem solving; using positive motivation and reinforcement methods. I train all breeds, ages, and sizes. I have 8 years certification and training.
 
 
Ericka Mendez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palm Coast, Florida 32164
Phone: 386-585-0233
ericka@drerickasbestpets.com
www.drerickasbestpets.com
 
Profile: Dr. Ericka is a veterinarian and dog trainer. She specializes in puppy and adolescent problems and hosts a free monthly puppy party for puppies under 5 months old. Her services also include puppy classes, adolescent classes, agility classes, behavior counseling for dogs and cats, and private dog training. Dr. Ericka uses gentle and positive training methods. For more information please feel free to visit our website.
 
 
Scott McLean, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palm Harbor, Florida 34684
Phone: (727)244-8631
scott@happydogsforever.com
happydogsforever.com
 
Profile: Happy Dogs Forever (HDF) offers Basic Obedience for the beginner pet, a unique Puppy Orientation class for the new puppy owner, Dog Walking for execise, Pet Sitting for the traveler and Pet Taxi for the unable or overwhelmed.HDF currently services Central and Northern Pinellas county, Central and South Pasco county and West Hillsborough county. Call HDF today to schedule your In-Home Consultation!
 
 
Laurie Eberle, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Panama City, Florida 32405
Phone: 850-867-8542
info@tailstotoenails.com
www.tailstotoenails.com
 
Profile: Tails to Toenails offers training consultations for pet owners needing help with general obedience issues, or a specific problem behavior. Call today, for a consultation appointment.
 
 
Kimberly Leonard, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Parrish, Florida 34219
Phone: 941-479-7397
KimberlyALeonard@aol.com
 
Profile: Offering basic dog obedience classes in the Parrish area.
 
 
Andreina Borges, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33029
Phone: 305-7757864
andreabd18@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I am a passionate and loving positive dog trainer. I do not believe in any other training, as I have been seen the incredible results positive training renders over any kind of dog. If you use my services, rest assured I will not only take care of your dog with the utmost respect, but I will educate you with the most care and kindness you can find in any dog trainer out there!
 
 
Lisa Segal, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Plantation, Florida 33324
Phone: 954-607-4457
lisa@playsmartdogtraining.com
www.playsmartdogtraining.com
 
Profile: In order for our dogs to understand us, we must take the time to understand them.

I teach group classes, private lessons, board and train, and a personalized junior dog handler program, where children and young adults learn to be responsible pet owners.

Contact me at Play Smart Dog Training, LLC. for more information on services.
 
 
Serena Baar, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Pomona Park, Florida 32181
Phone: 904-501-1449
serenastallings@aim.com
 
Profile: Offering in-home obedience consultations, lessons, and pet sitting.

I want to help you strengthen the bond between you and your k9 companion.
 
 
Merrie A. Hargreaves, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Charlotte and Tampa, Florida 23952
Phone: 941-875-7688 Cell
Alternate Phone: 813-317-0917 Tampa Area
merrie123@Hughes.net
 
Profile: Hargreaves Pet Obedience

We specialize in canine and feline behavior.

I am a certified veterinary technician and registered nurse with 20 years experience training dogs. I am continuing my own education in behavior modification. I've done obedience training and competition. I've also founded a dog obedience club in Port Charlotte.

Please contact me for more information.
 
 
Nancy Creal, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Orange, Florida 32129
nancreal@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I am a retired pediatric nurse who is now following my passion of working with dogs. I am currently using my dog training certification to work as a volunteer with dogs from several rescues in my area to help train and find them forever homes.



 
 
Rebecca Sarwi, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Orange, Florida 32127
Phone: 386-852-5651 Cell
Alternate Phone: 386-304-0258 Home
beca4c@yahoo.com
www.puppyparenting.biz
 
Profile: Puppy Parenting: For pups of ALL ages!

Rebecca Sarwi, trainer with "Puppy Parenting"
I teach Basic Obedience classes for dogs of all ages!
Serving Port Orange and Daytona Beach FL areas.
Please check out our website.
Call or e-mail for additional information.
 
 
Cindi Walsh, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Orange, Florida 32127
Phone: 386-846-4158
Alternate Phone: 386-274-4703
cindiawalsh@gmail.com
www.AllAboutDogsCindi.com
 
Profile: I love the moment when the dog and owner begin to really communicate. What is your dog saying to you?

I can help you figure that out. With Basic Training and Problem Solving you can have the relationship with your dog you have always dreamed of.

Call to join my Group Classes at Halifax Humane Society on Saturday mornings for group lessons. I am also available for private lessons if you prefer.
 
 
Sarah Holmes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Richey, Florida 34668
Phone: 727-808-1422
Alternate Phone: 860-808-6111
s.j.h.petcare@gmail.com
sjhpetcare.wix.com/business
 
Profile: I currently work at Anclote Animal Hospital, Grooming on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
http://www.ancloteanimalhospital.com/

I also work at Knine2Five, Grooming on Tuesdays,Thursdays and Saturdays.
http://knine2five.com/


My website listed is my own personal Pet sitting business of which I started with a good friend and has turned out to be a great co-ownership. I do offer Private Obedience Training Services through this business.

I am constantly seeking to further my education and skills in all fields. I do have my own blog and offer my personal options on training, seeking such service and other bits of information.
sarahspetcorner.blogspot.com/
 
 
Jamie Florio, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Richey, Florida 34668
Phone: 727-272-5252
Alternate Phone: 727-847-1544
jamiemichael@verizon.net
 
Profile: Dogs have always been a very important part of my life. I currently own 6 wonderful fur-kids. so I just though why not take my love out side of my home and help other have well behaved fur- kids as well.

I turn to Animal Behavior College and my dream came true. I have a reward based training program. my motto is and always will be "AS A MATTER OF FACT IT IS ALL ABOUT THE DOGS"
 
 
Amy Krupp, BS, CPDT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Richey/Tampa, Florida 34668
Phone: 954-593-9849 Cell
amkrupp@precisiondogtraining.com
www.precisiondogtraining.com
 
Profile: b Precision Dog Training, LLC /b

Precision Dog Training offers both training and boarding services by a Certified Dog Trainer and Veterinary Technician. Precision Dog Training will train your dog using positive training techniques.

We offer full service training; your dog will live with me, the trainer, for a few weeks while being trained, or private lessons in your home, offering a very personal training experience for you and your dog.

Our boarding service is offered in my home providing a true "Home-Style" experience for your beloved pet.

Please visit precisiondogtraining.com so that I may help you with all of your training and pet sitting needs!
 
 
Paula Via, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port Saint Lucie, Florida 34986
Phone: 772-342-2875
ellen_girls@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I am ABCDT, AKC CGC certified trainer/ behavior consultant,Bright/Beautiful Therapy Dogs cert.
Services include:
- Basic and Adv Obedience training.Private and class lessons for puppies and the adult dog.
- Puppy Socialization lessons.
- Behavioral Issues: jumping,housebreaking leash walking, aggression, separation anxiety.
- Service dog training: hearing,emotional,
mobility assistance
 
 
Mary Lou Beharry, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Port St Lucie, Florida 34953
Phone: 954-309-6546
maryjeff2556@gdogobedience.com
www.gdogobedience.com
 
Profile: I have been blessed with dogs and cats in my life since I was a little girl. I spent 25 years training horses, we helped me decide to get involved in obedience training with dogs. My goal is to help save as many shelter animals as possible.
 
 
Jessica Rehm, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Rockledge, Florida 32955
OpportunityBarks@hotmail.com
www.opportunitybarks.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Hello! My name is Jessica Rehm and am certified, licensed and insured. My business is Opportunity Barks and I specialize in obedience training and behavioral problems.

I have worked with animals since 2004,been training in Florida since 2008 and trained in New York for several months.

Opportunity Barks offers both group classes and private sessions/classes with a great turn around. I love helping dogs keep 'forever homes' and strive to keep them out of the shelters due to obedience problems.

Dogs are my passion and I really enjoy working with them and their owners. There is nothing more rewarding than helping a disobedient dog turn into a great companion. Working with dogs to help them become better pets is such a joy to me and I am looking forward to meeting with you! Please feel free to contact me either by email or phone at opportunitybarks@hotmail.com or (321)698-1511.

Thank you!
 
 
Carol L. Fredman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Saint Augustine, Florida 32084-4064
Phone: 904-824-2079
goodog@bellsouth.net
www.freewebs.com/gooddogsite
 
Profile: GOOD DOG!

Our philosophy is, “Train the owner, their dog will follow.”

Services include: Puppy Kindergarten, Socialization, Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Obedience, Behavior Modification, AKC’s Canine Good Citizen Certification. Animal Behavior College mentor. Certified AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator. Rescue and Senior discounts. Group and private lessons.

Carol can be seen on the Jacksonville, Florida WJXT Channel 4 - The Morning Show, every Sunday morning at 8:50 AM.

GOOD DOG! is located in Northeast Florida. We serve St. John's, Putnam, Clay, Flagler and southern Duval counties.
 
 
Cheryl Figueroa, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Saint Petersburg, Florida 33714
Phone: 727-642-0814
dogtrainingwithcheryl@ymail.com
 
Profile: I offer private lessons in basic obedeince with consultations on canine behavior and problem solving using positive motivation and reinforcement methods. I train and welcome all breeds, ages, and sizes. I will walk the owner through obedience skills step-by-step, so they can acheive their goals and build good communication with their dog. I can also help an owner potty train a puppy.
 
 
Cheryl Figueroa, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Saint Petersburg, Florida 33714
Phone: 727-642-0814
dogtrainingwithcheryl@ymail.com
 
Profile: I offer private lessons in basic obedeince with consultations on canine behavior and problem solving using positive motivation and reinforcement methods. I train and welcome all breeds, ages, and sizes. I will walk the owner through obedience skills step-by-step, so they can acheive their goals and build good communication with their dog. I can also help an owner potty train a puppy.
 
 
Morgan Rook, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sanford, Florida 32771
mrook85@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Currently employed through Winter Park Vet Hospital
 
 
Cheryl Wil, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459
Phone: 850-496-0251
angel1seeya@gmail.com
 
Profile: I graduated in Nov. 2011. I'm currently working with Shelter Dogs. I rescue, foster, train, & adopt out shelter dogs.

I'm also building a Pet Sitting, Dog Walking, & Dog Training business. I currently have a promotion for my business. I will donate a portion of monthly sales to a local shelter.
 
 
Meg Nichol, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sarasota, Florida 34239
Phone: 941-232-3300
info@positivelysimpledogtraining.com
www.PositivelySimpleDogTraining.com
 
Profile: I own Positively Simple Dog Training in Sarasota, Florida. I promote leadership, relationship, & confidence building skills using positive reinforcement (a reward-based training method which sometimes involves clicker training) to train new & rescued puppies & dogs. I am also an ABC Certified Cat Trainer.

I offer private lessons, group classes, & Board-and-Train services. Some of the classes I offer are:

Shy & Fearful Dogs
Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 10-16 weeks)
Puppy Catch-up (Ages 17 weeks - 9 months)
Therapy-Dog-in-Training
Manners 101
Manners 201

Please visit my web site for more detailed information about Positively Simple Dog Training & what I offer!







 
 
Jody Murphy APDT, IPDTA, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sarasota, Florida 34232
Phone: 941-929-9027
Alternate Phone: 941-320-0637
jodyamurphy@verizon.net
 
Profile: Dream Dogs

Specializing in basic obedience and problem solving for puppies and adult dogs. Dream Dogs incorporates only positive training methods and reinforcement techniques. Private sessions only at this time.

 
 
John Cone, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Seffner, Florida 33584
Phone: 813-545-0915
jcone@rocketmail.com
johncone.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Over 20 years of dog training experience.
Obedience, problem behavior resolution, dog management, custom services.
 
 
Julie Storzbach, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Seminole, Florida 33772
Phone: 727-641-2049
bamaelmore@aol.com
 
Profile: Animals are my true passion in life! I offer in-home, positive-based dog training and pet sitting.

I have years of experience in pet sitting and observing animal behavior.

Animal Behavior College has given me a great education and credentials to so.
 
 
Sandy Dunbar, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Augustine, Florida 32086
Phone: 904-501-6259
alphadog@my4everfriend.com
www.my4everfriend.com
 
Profile:
My 4-Ever Friend Dog Training

Originally a horse trainer & riding instructor, I trained family and friends' dogs for years. I wanted to be the best I could possibly be, so I turned to the Animal Behavior College to sharpen my skills.

Now serving North Eastern Florida & Southern Georgia with punishment-free techniques.

I am also an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator. Please contact me for more information on helping your canine to become a Canine Good Citizen!
 
 
Julie Parker, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Augustine, Florida 32080
Phone: (904) 471-5579
Alternate Phone: (904) 217-9767
anderpark@msn.com
www.letsstartbehavindogtraining.com
 
Profile: I am a graduate of Animal Behavior College as well as a full member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers.

I do private in-home visits and work with the owner to help solve the dog's behavior problem(s) using positive reinforcement, patience and leadership techniques.

I encourage the use of treats, toys and affection to help motivate the dog and also try to make training entertaining and fun for the dog owner.

I work primarily in St. Augustine, Florida but also provide services in the Manistee, Michigan area a few months out of the year.

The training equipment I prefer to use are the Control Ease and Holt padded head collars and the Herm Sprenger prong collar. I am very comfortable using these collars and have used them on all three of my dogs.

On occasion I offer group classes through local rescues and shelter organizations in St. Augustine, Florida and Manistee, Michigan with part of the fee going to the rescue or shelter.
Coming soon I will be offering small intimate classes at my home limited to six dogs.

I also started a free dog walking club called Be A Pack Leader Dog Walking Club over 7 years ago and anyone is welcome to join us. It's a great way to socialize your dog and get exercise too.

In February 2012 I established a unique Be A Pack Leader Dog Training Scholarship Program to provide training for dogs and their owners who need a chance to solve behavior problems.

In June 2012 we partnered with the St. Augustine Humane Society to issue these scholarships.
 
 
Gretchen Hansen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Augustine, Florida 32092
Phone: 908-827-1648
humaneitrain@gmail.com
humaneitrain@vpweb.com
 
Profile: I have finally found my joy in life, training dogs and helping dog owners understand and train their family pets. I am especially interested in helping shelter dogs or recently rescued dogs, preparing them for life in a new forever home. There is nothing quite like the bond between dog and human once they have learned to communicate with each other, to me it makes life with a dog so much richer.
 
 
Kathleen Clark, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Augustine, Florida 32086
Phone: 973-479-8872
Alternate Phone: 904-342-2294
kathleenclark5@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I am a certified dog trainer that has rescued Labrador Retreivers for 15 years. I am also working toward a certification in diet & nutrition for dogs and cats. I love all dogs and will be happy to help with any of your needs.
 
 
Heather Gibbs, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Petersburg, Florida 33709
Phone: 727-343-7900
NA
petsmart.com
 
Profile: I am a Petsmart Pet Trainer. I practice positive-reinforcement training techniques and have extensive experience rehabilitating rescue dogs. I have trained for the Animal Rescue Foundation, Southeastern Guide Dogs, and currently Petsmart.

BOTH group classes and private lessons are available.

Select option #4 at the number listed to reach the Pet Training Services Department.
 
 
Pat Horowitz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Petersburg, Florida 33710
Phone: (727) 512-0108
Alternate Phone: (727) 527-8460
phorowitz@tampabay.rr.com
 
Profile: I work at Petco in Pinellas Park, FL. I use only positive reinforcement techniques and base all training practices on the latest scientific information available. I will help you understand and how your pet thinks and learns new behaviors. When you sign up for a training program, be assured that it has been developed for the age of you pet and your pets individualized needs. I offer group as well as private classes.
 
 
Karlin Flanery, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Petersburg, Florida 33709
Phone: 727-545-0141
Please contact via phone or website
www.lovemydogresort.com
 
Profile: Love My Dog Resort & Playground

Love My Dog offers grooming, boarding, daycare and training. We have a variety of training options to meet your needs -- everything from group classes to private training sessions. Please call or visit our website for more information.

 
 
Lisa Bourquin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Stuart, Florida 34990
LisaBourq@aol.com
 
Profile: Personalized obedience and leadership training for all dogs using positive motivation strategies. We will come to you or an agreed upon location. Education is my passion - not only with dogs but also with children - I am also a Florida certified teacher. I would love the opportunity to work with you and your family.
 
 
Brandice Felski, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tampa, Florida 33615
Phone: 941-780-5859
kindergartenkennel.bf@gmail.com
 
Profile: doggie daycare and boarding
 
 
sara muzzy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
tampa, Florida 33609
Phone: 727-238-1690
sarawardlow13@yahoo.com
allaboutdogs.biz
 
Profile: Sara Muzzy has been training dogs in Tampa Bay since 2008. She specializes in basic Obedience and Shelter Dog Training.
 
 
JR Robaina, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tampa, Florida 33624
Phone: 813-210-2288
dogsmithgtb@gmail.com
www.dogsmith.com/greater-tampa-bay/
 
Profile: Enjoy a completely positive training program all while learning how to integrate dog training in even the busiest of lifestyles! Also offering In-home care, nutrition consulting, day and night walks, and much much more! Check out my site at www.DogSmith.com/greater-tampa-bay Hope to see you soon!
 
 
Caroline Trueman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tampa, Florida 33647
Phone: 609-977-9955
truemancl@live.com
 
Profile: I believe that dog training is essential to developing a life long human-canine bond.

I believe that every dog is capable of learning, regardless of the dog(s) age, or breed.

I believe there is no such thing as a dog that is bad, or un-trainable. I encourage and support owners to develop the confidence, patience, and understanding in working with their dogs.

I support local rescue, and strive to create opportunities for learning in my community.

My mission is to help, struggling dogs, and dog owners before anyone is harmed or feels harmed. Dog ownership is a 15 to 20 year commitment, we as trainers need to support the dog owners around us to be successful.

 
 
Jolie Lauzon, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tampa, Florida 33647
Phone: 813-210-3397
Alternate Phone: 813-972-2347
lauzonjolie@hotmail.com
 
Profile: Huge animal lover who's goal is to make your dog a responsible family member and eliminate unwanted behavior to ensure that your pet has the happiest and best possible life and best possible relationship with all family members by use of primarily positive reinforcement techniques.
 
 
Robin Martin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tarpon Springs, Florida 34683
Phone: 727-939-1089
 
Profile: A Place for Pups

I use all positive training. I do group classes (basic obedience and puppy kindergarten), private sessions (in-home and at my facility), as well as doggie daycare. I work on a variety of problem solving issues, puppy socialization, and training your dog how to become a well mannered member of your family.
 
 
Stacey Eisenhart, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Valrico, Florida 33596
none
 
Profile: I am currently unavailable
 
 
Lisa Snycerski, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Vero Beach, Florida 32960
Phone: 772.538.5745
Alternate Phone: 772.321.3822
Lassince84@aol.com
 
Profile: HELLO from my pack to yours!

I am a Vero Beach native with a true love for helping dogs! I am currently doing in-home obedience & behavior training.

I have taught group classes, worked in a busy daycare environment, and have also helped at local shelters.

I am passionate about helping people understand dog behavior & better ways to communicate with their pets!

I look forward to meeting you & your best friend soon!
 
 
Gisela Garcia, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Weston, Florida 33332
Phone: 954 3895842
ggarciap@bellsouth.net
gisela.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: I love to help others to be happy with their dogs. It is not as difficult than sometimes it looks.

I offer Basic Obedience in home. I consider very important the whole family participate in dog training and all have the same commitment.

I've been a volunteer in dog shelters for more than 3 years and I know the real source of the overpopulation problem begins in homes.
 
 
Lisa O. Stamper, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wildwood, Florida 34785
Phone: 352-360-3616
pawsandeffect@cfl.rr.com
www.pawsandeffectonline.com
 
Profile: I specialize in “problem solving for dogs and their people…” by helping bridge the communication gap between them.

I personalize all training to fit your specific situation and your needs, in your home. Together we will find the most effective, practical, positive means to create a healthy, happy life for you and your dog.
 
 
Rhonda Dunlap, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wildwood, Florida 34785
Phone: 352-461-3199
Alternate Phone: 352-748-5383
rhonda@pawsitiveimprints.com
www.pawsitiveimprints.com
 
Profile: Pawsitive Imprints, LLC

Offering small Group Classes, private In-home Sessions and in-house Stay-N-Train programs, we provide personalized training to enhance your unique relationship with your canine companion.

Working with all breeds and all ages, we do individualized K-9 behavior work, socialization, basic obedience and puppy kindergarten.

Schedules and locations are flexible. Visit our website for more information about your own Pawsitive Experience!!!


 
 
James H. White, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Winter Park, Florida 32789
Phone: 407-629-8595
bishopofcairo@aol.com
 
Profile: My approach to all animals is one of patience and doing my best to see what they are experiencing. Doing this allows for a better understanding between us.
 
Georgia Dog Trainers
 
Ashley LaBoone, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Acworth, Georgia 30101
Phone: 678-371-6120
ashwag13@yahoo.com
 
Profile: A Dog for Life, Inc.

A dog for life! This is my ultimate goal when training you and your dog! A lifelong commitment to work together as a family unit and enjoy the bond between human and canine. Let us begin this journey together...

Basic Obedience
Behavior Modification
Dog Walking Services
 
 
April Spivey Galindo, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Alpharetta, Georgia 30009
Phone: 678-499-3201
agalindo@pawsitivepractice.com
www.pawsitivepractice.com
 
Profile: Associate Certified Dog Trainer
Behavioral Modification Technician
AKC CGC Instructor/Evaluator
ABCDT Mentor Trainer





 
 
Jo Allison Brown, APDT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Alpharetta, Georgia 30004
Phone: 941-224-3994
whyowyo@msn.com
 
Profile: The Polished Pooch

As a certified dog trainer I provide training for obedience and/or behavior problems using only positive training methods in either individual or class settings. I am bonded and insured for both training and pet sitting. I am also a member of APDT.
 
 
Elaine Schreiber, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Alpharetta, Georgia 30022
Phone: 773-951-8886
erazzouk67@gmail.com
 
Profile: Take the Lead

Take the Lead specializes in Behavior Modification for dogs that have developed dominance, aggression, anxiety, fear, or excessive high energy as well as working with multiple dog households. Obedience Training is another service I offer through private or group lessons.
 
 
Patricia Hall, CPDT-KA, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Athens, Georgia 30605
Phone: 706-248-DOGS (3647)
boneafidedogtraining@yahoo.com
www.bone-a-fide-dog-training.com
 
Profile: Bone-A-Fide Dog Training, LLC

I offer obedience training, manners and behavior modification through positive reinforcement training.

Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed

Canine Good Citizen Test Evaluator

Authorized Instructor of Pet First Aid & CPR by the American Red Cross.

Member of Association Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)

Volunteer trainer at Gwinnett County Jail (Operation Second Chance - Jail Dogs)
 
 
Kristi Paris, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Athens, Georgia 30605
Phone: 706-613-6524
Alternate Phone: 770-598-3114
 
Profile: Services offered:
-basic obedience
-puppy classes
-group classes

*multiple dog discounts and affordable rates
 
 
Betina Wassermann, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Athens, Georgia 30605
Phone: 917-399-8793
PU55NBOOT5@aol.com
ob-la-di-ob-la-dog.com
 
Profile: "ob-la-di-ob-la-dog" is a one on one positive reinforcement dog training program that develops a curriculum specifically formatted for you and your dog's needs. My objective is to strengthen your relationship with your canine companion while simultaneously guiding you through the process every step of the way.

As the owner of four rescue dogs (and founder of "unwanted nyc pets", a non-profit animal rescue organization dedicated to saving dogs in high kill shelters), I know how important it is to develop a daily training regimen right from the start. Whether you are a new puppy owner, or a veteran to the dog world, if you are looking for structure, a well behaved dog, and above all, a positive training experience, "ob-la-di-ob-la-dog" is the right choice for you.

I have worked with hundreds of rescue dogs, most recently volunteering my skills at the world renowned rescue organization Rescue Ink (as seen on the National Geographic channel).

 
 
Shane Allen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Athens, Georgia 30606
Phone: 470-262-2482
shane_allen3874@yahoo.com
www.pawtropolis.com
 
Profile: Shane Allen is an ABC certified dog trainer offering group obedience classes and private, in home training through Pawtropolis Inc. Pawtropolis also offers a wide range of services including: Doggie Daycare, Daycare Overnight Boarding, Private Doggie Boarding, Cat Boarding, Grooming, In Home Pet Sitting and Training Services. Contact Pawtropolis at 706-227-7887 or 706-850-8744 or email us at bark@pawtropolis.com with any questions or to schedule an appointment!
 
 
Tekia Gardner, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Atlanta, Georgia 30316
Phone: 9122717615
Alternate Phone: 9122717615
tekiagardner@gmail.com
 
Profile: Under construction, will fill out soon!
 
 
Kris Carey, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Atlanta, Georgia 30316
Phone: 678-609-3213
info@sitoncue.com
www.sitoncue.com
 
Profile: Positive Training, Positive Results!Sit On Cue isn't your average dog training service.

Our goal is to help you establish and maintain a healthy and everlasting bond between you and your dog.

Our focus is training dog owners to teach their four-legged friend cues for good behavior and doggie manners by using positive reinforcement training methods.

Obedience and specialty training services are offered through private or group sessions.

Additional services include nutrition education, problem behavior management, behavior modification, dog adoption concierge and Dog Parenting 101 (for new dog owners).
 
 
Laurie Wilson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Atlanta, Georgia 30350
Phone: 770-286-1086
lwilson533@gmail.com
 
Profile: Graduated June 3, 2011. I've been working with mostly large non-agressive dogs one on one with the owner. Ready for new clients.
 
 
Amber Wampler, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Atlanta, Georgia 30066
Phone: 954-330-8981
pawzwithoutflaws@yahoo.com
 
Profile: K-9 Paws Without Flaws, Inc.

In-home private training, Basic Obedience training, Problem Solving, Behavior Modification, Agility Training, work with dogs are very fearful or aggressive to other dogs and or people, Canine education to local public schools. I have a demo dog if you wish for schools.

I like to offer Free assistance to local Humane Shelters/
 
 
Zsolt Menesi & Andrew Zbeeb, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Atlanta, Georgia 30317
Phone: 404-735-6237
contact@frogstodogs.com
www.frogstodogs.com
 
Profile:
Frogs to Dogs, LLC

Behavioral Modification, Basic Group Training Classes, Advanced Group Training Classes, Private At Home Training & Board Training.
 
 
Dorothy Miller, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Atlanta, Georgia 30306
Phone: 404-808-2799
Dorothy.miller07@comcast.net
 
Profile: I offer group class, in-home training, and pet-sitting. I will treat your dog as my very own. Every dog is a good dog. I will help you find the good in them.

 
 
Kathryn Ellis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Augusta, Georgia 30909
Phone: 706-267-5522
Alternate Phone: 706-481-0657
elliskk@comcast.net
 
Profile: Graduate of ABC
Experience with Shelter Dogs
Puppy K
Basic Dog Obedience
Family/child oriented
Background in behaviorism 28 years
Dog training, Family focused
Pet Walking
 
 
Tonya Harned, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Augusta, Georgia 30907
Phone: 706-755-1261
champs4life@live.com
www.ChampsBednBreakfast.com
 
Profile: I own and host Champs Bed & Breakfast (for dogs!) in Augusta, Ga.

We offer premier doggie daycare, overnight lodging, and dog training. We have large indoor and outdoor play areas, and private rooms with the comfort of home.

We have overnight staff and, of course, a certified dog trainer. Please like us on FB, visit, or call today!
 
 
Berni Vipond, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Augusta, Georgia 30906
Phone: 706-840-0957
Alternate Phone: 706-860-9600
luvmyrotti@hotmail.com
 
Profile: When I got my first Rottweiler in 1992, I worked with an excellent trainer who opened the door for me to the world of dog behavior and training. Since then, I have worked specifically with companion animals and their owners to help prevent behavior problems, and build a strong bond between human and dog. My passion is being able to provide owners with the tools to bring out the best in their dogs.
My methods are strictly positive, I believe that the bond between owner and dog is the key to successful training and work hard to provide methods that set the dog up for success and are enjoyable for the owner.
I take a personal interest in my students and strive to provide resources, information, and referrals when needed to address their concerns for their pets in the best possible fashion.

My personal dogs have earned their Canine Good Citizen certificates, and been certified Therapy dogs.

Services offered: Puppy Kindergarten, Basic Obedience, Behavior Modification training, AKC Canine Good Citizen classes and testing available. Group programs and private training available.

Animal Safety Education and Responsible Pet ownership programs with pet visits available upon request.
 
 
Brenda Free, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bloomingdale, Georgia 31302
coastalcanine@comcast.net
 
Profile: b Coastal Canine /b

i "Shaping Dog's Behavior Through Positive Reinforcement for an Obedient Companion" /i

Providing Puppy Kindergarten, Basic and Advanced Obedience training throughout the Coastal Empire. Private in-home training and small group classes available.
 
 
Lisa Stewart, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bonaire, Georgia 31005
Phone: 478-447-5921
 
Profile: K-9 Charm

Private affordable lessons in your home include:

Obedience Training
House Manners
Problem Solving

Discount for all rescue dogs. Call 478-447-5921 for more details.
 
 
Helen Rae Bridges, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Buford, Georgia 30519
Phone: 678-468-9050
raebridges@ymail.com
missmannersdogtraining.com
 
Profile: I've been training dogs now for over 10 years! I'm always learning new things and love to pass on ideas to my students. I live in Buford GA which is 40 miles NE of Atlanta. Please call or email me if you would like for me to come to your home to help you train your dog. Thank you!
 
 
Laura Clawson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Carrollton, Georgia 30116
Phone: 770-871-8656
laura.clawson@unleashthepawsitive.com
www.unleashthepawsitive.com
 
Profile:
Unleash the Pawsitive

Unleash the Pawsitive is based in Carrollton, GA and serves most areas of Carroll and Douglas Counties. We use proven, positive reinforcement methods that you and your pet will find fun and rewarding. We currently offer group training, semi-private, and private training sessions to help with puppy socialization skills, house training, basic obedience, and problem behaviors such as chewing, jumping, digging, and barking.
 
 
Karen Foster, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Colquitt, Georgia 39837
Phone: 229-248-1369
Alternate Phone: 229-220-4052
joykfoster@yahoo.com
www.goldlabdoodles.com
 
Profile: Forever & Always Kennels

We raise Labradoodles and Goldendoodles. We raise first generation only. I am going to start training classes for dogs of all ages. I will also have a special socialization class for very young puppies. I also offer private classes and I will come to your home for behavioral concerns that you have with your dog. Please feel free to call me anytime.
 
 
Kristi Parrish, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Columbus, Georgia 31904
Phone: 706-494-2900
Alternate Phone: 706-573-9500
dramaticpaws@bellsouth.net
www.dramaticpaws.com
 
Profile: I have been a trainer for 7 years. My goal is to focus on Basic Obedience Training in the home.

I currently own Dramatic Paws Pet Spa & Boutique and plan to add group training courses soon!
 
 
Heather Reed, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cumming, Georgia 30041
spartie07@hotmail.com
 
Profile: -Certified Dog Trainer
-Advanced Certified Pet Care Technician
- Currently doing Veterinary Technician work
I hope to be offering training soon.
 
 
Karen Garmon, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Dacula, Georgia 30019
Phone: 678-520-3553
trainingpositively@gmail.com
 
Profile: Private training and Group Classes.
 
 
Mary Kay Crowell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
Phone: 706-864-0410
mktcrowell@windstream.net
www.dahlonegaobediencegroup.com
 
Profile: Mary Kay Crowell - ABC Certified Trainer

Obedience
Agility
Rally-O Classes
Over 29 years experience training dogs
Animal Behavior College Honors graduate
Founder of PETS in Action Pet Therapy
AKC approved Canine Good Citizen Evaluator
Teaches Positive Motivational Techniques Hands-on Mentoring done through CPT
 
 
Kate Jackson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Decatur, Georgia 30030
Phone: 404-373-6258
www.jabuladogs.com
 
Profile: Jabula Dog Academy

Jabula is the Zulu word for Happy. A Jabula dog is a happy dog. If dogs are happy, they will learn, and moreover, they will enjoy learning.

At Jabula Academy, we tailor our training approach to your pet and your goals for your pet. Whether you enroll in a Group Obedience Class, Training Camp or Private Lessons, we work with both you and your dog to improve handling and behavior.

At Jabula Dog Academy, we also provide advanced classes in Flyball, Agility, Trick Training, and Freestyle Dancing. These classes build confidence and keep your dog fit and happy.

Jabula Dogs are Happy Dogs!
 
 
Jennifer Lockwood, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Duluth, Georgia 30096
Phone: 678-417-6820
Alternate Phone: 678-575-2521
 
Profile: South Bark Dog Training and Pet Services

I offer boarding, doggie day care, dog walking and any dog training needs. I provide personal attention to each animal that is in my care.
 
 
Denae Taylor, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Dunwoody, Georgia 30338
Phone: 678-457-6288
dtaylor4dogs@comcast.net
taylorspolitepups.com
 
Profile: Before becoming a dog trainer, I volunteered with rescue groups and individuals to help find homes, refuge, transport or spay/neuter options for those in need. It was always so fulfilling to know that you really could make a difference, even if it was one dog at a time. Over my years of volunteering, I adopted 4 of my foster dogs and ended up creating my “Pack of 5.” Realizing that adopting was just not enough, I became interested in making my dogs better by using positive reinforcement techniques to shape their behavior.

My belief is that an effective dog trainer will coach people on how to train their dogs. When I saw how a skilled trainer can really communicate with a dog and learned about the scientific basis for it, I was hooked and I became a certified trainer.

My mission is to teach owners to communicate with their pets and be able to alter an undesirable behavior. Experience the joy of a happy and polite dog in your life.

 
 
Debi Tzuberi, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Dunwoody, Georgia 30338
Phone: 678-644-8635
Alternate Phone: 6786448635
dtzuberi@gmail.com
 
Profile: Because every animal has a unique personality and disposition they need to be trained differently, and at their own pace.

Debi’s experience, knowledge, patience, and excellent communication skills will ensure both you and your companion are set up for success!
 
 
Matt Stephens, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fayetteville, Georgia 30214
Phone: 404-909-8299
matt@atlantadogwizard.com
www.southatlantadogwizard.com
 
Profile: Dog training that seeks to make humans lives easier and dogs lives better.

Specializing in: Full Off-Leash Reliability, Basic and Advanced Obedience, Separation Anxiety, Aggression, Housebreaking and General Problem Solving.

Free Evaluation & Lifetime Guarantee
 
 
Kathy Sumner, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750
Phone: 229-423-1273
Alternate Phone: 229-425-6108
heelingheartsk9@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Heeling Hearts K9

Developing human-K9 bonds by using positive reinforcement.

~Basic obedience using clicker training: both group and private lessons
~Dogs of all ages, sizes and breeds welcome
~Negative behavior replaced with positive behavior
~Contact me with any other needs you and your canine have
~Interested in pet assisted therapy
 
 
Kristen Cobb, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Benning, Georgia 31995
Phone: 706-718-9794
CobbPetCareService@gmail.com
KristenMCobb.wix.com/CobbPetCareService
 
Profile: Cobb Pet Care
Snuggle, Play, "Sit-Stay". We'll Have Fun While You're Away!
Professional In-Your-Home Pet Sitting & Dog Training

Kristen Cobb
•Insured •Bonded •Certified Dog Trainer •Background Checked

"Like" Cobb Pet Care on Facebook at Facebook.com/CobbPetCare

Daily Rates - $12 per 30 Minute Visit
Weekly Rate (5+ consecutive days) - $10 per 30 Minute Visit
Dog Training - $22 per 45 Minute Session

--Holiday Rate - add $5 per visit--
--Mileage Rate - Locations exceeding 10 miles in one direction are subject to a 50 cent per mile charge--
--Additional Pet Rate - Rates are for one dog, or two cats. Add $3 per additional cat/dog--
 
 
Beth Lillibridge, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Stewart, Georgia 31315
Phone: (208) 305-3921
beth.lillibridge@gmail.com
 
Profile: I love working with dogs and their humans. As a trainer I travel to my clients home, and teach them how to teach their dogs.

I use Positive Clicker training and coaching methods in all oh my lessons. My main goal is to make training fun for the dog and rewarding for the owner.

I offer free first consultations where I meet the client and their dog(s) and we go over what the owner wants from their dog and how I can help them achieve that.

I spend some time playing and interacting with the dog(s) to help me better understand their personalty and habits. from there we go in to training in the following weeks.

I also offer a free in home lesson for all now pet owners and newly adopted dogs, (proof of adoption is required and the dog must have been adopted with in the week).
 
 
Elisa Gibson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hinesville, Georgia 31313
Phone: (912) 402-4553
Elisa@happyhoundsk9training.com
www.happyhoundsk9training.com
 
Profile: I offer puppy and basic group training classes emphasizing the use of positive, motivational training methods.

I also offer behavioral modification. Knowing how the dog's brain functions. I will help your dog become a responsible member of the family.

Too busy to train your dog? No problem. I'll do it for you with day training.

Please message me for dog training. Day training prices are not listed on my website.

Please visit the website for service and prices.

Don't miss out and LIKE the Facebook page www.facebook.com/happyhoundsk9training
 
 
Jess Boca, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hinesville, Georgia 31313
Phone: 805-315-4734
jessemccurtis@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Jess is an animal loving dog trainer that is dedicated and committed to helping pet owners safely and humanely control their pets behavior. In 2012 Jess started volunteering with a rescue organization in SE Georgia, which inspired her career choice of becoming a dog trainer. In December of 2013 Jess graduated from Animal Behavior College earning her certification as a certified dog trainer/obedience instructor. To offer her clients the newest science based training techniques Jess educates herself by visiting seminars/webinars, reading books and connecting with other trainers. She is a force free trainer and uses positive reinforcement methods, including the 'clicker-training' technique and reward based training in her training sessions. Jess believes that each training session should be fun and rewarding for the dog and owner.
 
 
Becca Hancock, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
Phone: 678.612.4295
Alternate Phone: 770.971.3010
beccalovesdogs@gmail.com
 
Profile: I am the proud owner of six pups, two which compete in a variety of dog sports and four which are simply well mannered pets.

I hold a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Outdoor Education, my certification as a Dog Trainer from ABC, and completed an apprenticeship with a Master's Level Animal Behaviorist.

I have over 10 years of professional hands on experience dealing with dogs, ranging from working in a rescue group with 150 dogs in a free range facility to working in one of the top sport dog facilities in the state.

Currently, I work for PetSmart in Marietta, GA and teach their full curriculum.

I also train private lessons. Please contact me for more information!
 
 
Emily Shervin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
Phone: 770-422-9827
emily@thegratefulldog.com
thegratefulldog.com
 
Profile: Our owner, operator and dog trainer, Emily, worked as a professional sea lion and dolphin trainer for the US Navy’s Marine Mammal program for over 6 years.

She is a Certified Pet Dog Trainer as well. These days, she focuses her energy on land mammals – dogs, puppies and their owners!
 
 
Trish Moore, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kingsland, Georgia 31548
Phone: 912-409-1277
trishmoore34@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Offering Basic Obedience at affordable prices to Southeast Ga and Northeast Fl area.
 
 
Brittney Bengter, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lilburn, Georgia 30047
supernaturalfan90@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Currently providing one-on-one basic obedience training with clients.
 
 
Wayne Davis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Mableton, Georgia 30126
Phone: 678-521-2424
wayne@funnertainment.com
funnertainment.com
 
Profile: I have been a dog lover for all of my life and have worked with a variety of breeds over the years.

I am certified and use the positive reinforcement method of training. From basic obedience to advanced and reactive training, agility and many other types of training, you can count on me to make your best friend a better friend.

Feel free to contact me via phone or email with any questions. At the present time I am the CMO of funnertainment, we are a Face Painting and caricature company for many types of events. and also sell arts and crafts. I will also train dogs in my area on a limited basis. Thank you for taking the time to read my profile.
 
 
Tricia Cahalane, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Marietta, Georgia 30066
Phone: 770-485-9858
Alternate Phone: 678-267-9967
dpctraining1@gmail.com
thedogandpuppycoach.com
 
Profile: The Dog and Puppy Coach

I've been in the pet industry for 30 yrs. I'm a certified vet tech and and a certified animal control officer as well as a certified ABC dog trainer.

I train only with reward-based, force-free methods. I offer in-home counseling and private and group lessons on a 1 acre fenced in site in Marietta GA.

Please call for scheduling and pricing.
 
 
Leslie Swabb, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Newnan, Georgia 30263
Phone: 850-529-8451
k9.kudos@gmail.com
k9kudos.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: My mission is to train both dogs and their owners basic obedience, nutrition, and help solve any problems they may be having. Please visit my website, call, or email me for more information.
 
 
Melissa O'Connor, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Roswell, Georgia 30075
Phone: 770-676-6202
moconnor2@charter.net
 
Profile: Pet Pal Dog Training

I provide Private In-Home basic obedience and behavioral dog training for puppies and dogs of all ages. I teach positive training methods using treats and positive praise rewards with 10 years dog training experience. While I meet with you, I will work up a training plan that best fits you and your dog's needs. Servicing the Roswell, Marietta and Alpharetta areas.
 
 
Beth Kingsmill, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Statesboro, Georgia 30458
Phone: 912-481-9402
jaciesk9academy@aol.com
 
Profile:
As an animal lover, Humane Society volunteer and certified dog trainer, I am dedicated to making sure that adopted dogs stay in their forever homes. I feel that obedience training is the key. I offer high-quality dog training at reasonable rates.
 
 
Sissy Haskell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Statesboro, Georgia 30458
Phone: 912 536 6893
dogslivehappy@yahoo.com
www.dogslivehappy.com
 
Profile: I'm the FOUNDER, OWNER, MANAGER and HEAD DOG TRAINER of Dogs Live Happy LLC.

Doggy Daycare, Boarding and Training.
Former Vet tech.
Executive Director, Foster parent, of Local Rescue Group (Stars of Georgia)

Offering:

Puppies, adolescent & adult Dogs Classes

Puppy Socials

Shy & Fearful Dogs management

Basic Manners - Individual and Group Classes

Manners/Behavior Evaluation

CGC (Canine Good Citizenship)

AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program

BOARD & TRAIN

Match making (find your perfect new addition)!

Free volunteer work with Shelter and Foster dogs trying to make a difference and changing lives.


 
 
Sharon Callan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Talking Rock, Georgia 30175
Phone: 706-669-7670
pawsbegood@gmail.com
www.pawsbegood.com
 
Profile: Owner/Operator Paws Be Good, Talking Rock, GA My focus is creating a strong bond between owner and dog while teaching communication with Positive Reward Based Training.

I offer basic/advanced obedience classes & solving obedience problems in the North Georgia mountains.

I currently own a 501C3 company training PTSD/TBI dogs. I pull all my dogs from a local KILL shelters for this training.

I support local shelters by providing assessments on their dogs. This enables these dogs to find good homes.

I also own a dog transport company that transports local dogs from the kill shelters to adopters in the northern states.

Saving dogs lives through positive reward based training is my mission.
 
 
Connie Beal, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tunnel Hill, Georgia 30755
Phone: 706-996-5272
Alternate Phone: 706-935-4407
CNNBL_1964@YAHOO.COM
 
Profile: Puppy classes, Basic Obedience Training, Pet Sitting
 
 
Helen Sutton, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Waco, , Georgia 30182
Phone: 770-214-5931
ttouchfromtheheart@gmail.com
www.perceptivedogtraining.com/
 
Profile: Animal Behaviorist, Certified TTouch Practitioner and one of Atlanta’s favorite Certified Trainers.

Helen Sutton has learned almost as much from dogs as they have from her in more than 30 years of training and working with companion animals. Along with obedience training, Helen has done extensive work with behaviorally challenged dogs.

Her methods are continually evolving as she intuitively senses moods and emotions and tailors training to meet the needs of each individual dog. Helen’s methods are well researched, and a proven approach to therapeutic dog behavior training that includes training “games”, basic leadership rules and a variety of methods for effective communication.

While working with Helen you will learn to recognize the Five Signs of Stress, Tension Patterns, Calming Signals and the most effective ways of identifying and eliciting the desired drive response (pack, prey or defense) from your dog.

Additionally you will learn effective techniques for leash pulling, separation anxiety, house breaking and dog aggression for all ages and breeds




 
 
Darleen Prem, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Woodstock, Georgia 30188
Phone: 770-354-0675
info@aimdogtraining.com
www.aimdogtraining.com
 
Profile: A.I.M. Dog Training

Serving the Metro Atlanta area including Pickens County. Offering small group, private and in home training. Positively motivating your dog, rewarding desired behavior, and reinforcing what your dog has learned, will make training both fun and productive for both you and your canine friend. Visit my website to learn more!
 
Hawaii Dog Trainers
 
Elena Arnold, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
, Hawaii 96719
Phone: 808-889-0166
k9.sports@earthlink.net
www.assistancedogshawaii.org
 
Profile: Dog Obedience, Puppy Kindergarten, Dog Agility, Dog Behavior & Counseling. Elena has been certified by Animal Behavior College and by the San Francisco SPCA. She is also a service dog instructor, certified by The Assistance Dog Institute. Personally trained at Power Paws Agility, one of the most competitive agility schools in America
 
 
Judson "J" Good, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
160 Keonekai Rd #17-205, Hawaii 96753
Phone: 972-533-9556
Judson@NothinButLuvPets.com
www.NothinButLuvPets.com
 
Profile: The human/animal bond is one of the most special experiences a person can enjoy. Nothin' But Luv Pet Services is here to help ensure that you are able to share this with your baby! We offer Dog Training, Pet CPR/1st Aid Classes, Pet Sitting and Dog Walking. "The only person who loves your pet more than us is you!"
 
 
samantha fuentes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
ewa beach, Hawaii 96706
Phone: 989-429-1886
Alternate Phone: 850-855-9311
samantha@gulfarium.com
 
Profile: I recently moved to Hawaii. I am currently doing dog training at Petco and I am also trying to do private lessons on the side. I have been an animal trainer for four years before dogs I trained horses and marine mammals.
 
 
Carol Keale, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744
Phone: 808-227-4400
ckeale1@msn.com
 
Profile: Contact for more information.
 
 
Jean Crooke, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kihei, Hawaii 96753
Phone: 302-226-0739
jtc@pupforum.com
www.pupforum.com
 
Profile: PupForum LLC.

I use only what I consider to be the most humane methods of dog training. I will find ways to motivate your dog to learn so that he enjoys it. I believe it is better to teach through motivation and reward than through fear of punishment.
 
 
Samantha Winebarger, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wahiawa, Hawaii 96786
Phone: 9312204847
Flaregrl2001@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Dog training is my passion. I aim to train dogs using the standard positive reinforcement techniques as outlined in Animal Behavior College curriculum. I am available for puppy training, basic obedience, and behavioral problem resolution on dogs of all sizes.
 
 
Lani Beloso, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Waialua, Hawaii 96791
Phone: 808-421-7400
Lomaphoto@gmail.com
www.HauteCreatures.com
 
Profile: ABC Graduate working independently as a Pet Photographer. You can find Lani working in Petco soon to be offering dog training classes.
 
 
Jan Czaja, CPDT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Waianae, Hawaii 96792
Phone: 808-351-6268
info@smartpawsonline.com
www.smartpawsonline.com
 
Profile:
Smart Paws Pet Training

In-home specialty training and group classes. I provide solutions to owners with everyday pet behavior issues, using positive training and clicker methods. I often work with fear/anxiety dogs to help them overcome their issues. I also provide pet fitness & exercise plans!

Serving Oahu & outer islands.
 
 
Gayla McCarthy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Waimea, Hawaii 96796
Phone: 808-337-9596
Alternate Phone: 808-639-8548
tenutoj001@hawaii.rr.com
www.mydogmyfriend.net
 
Profile: ABC honor graduate offering private lessons, Poipu to Mana, on the island of Kauai.

In-home, customized, training programs to fit your individual situation and needs.
 
Idaho Dog Trainers
 
Evie Brubaker, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Boise, Idaho 83709
Phone: 916-666-0008
Alternate Phone: 916-666-0008
charleysangelsdogtraining@yahoo.com
 
Profile: My name is Evie and I am married an have 3 teenage children. I graduated in February 2014.

My company name is Charley's Angels Dog Training. I am currently offering private lessons in Basic Obedience.

I will eventually offer group lessons once I find a location to support a group sessions.

I currently have 2 German Shepard's. In summer 2014 I plan on taking my dogs through Search and Rescue. I love working with dogs and their owners and seeing the bond form with basic obedience.
 
 
Aaron Kuchinski, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hauser, Idaho 83854
Phone: 208-262-9478
readydogdogtraining@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Hi, my name is Aaron. I enjoy working with "free-spirited" dogs and there owners. I'm always working on saving them from the dreaded "blue juice" Euthasol. Contact me and keep doing your part to make this world a pet friendly one. Readydogdogtraining@yahoo.com
 
 
Margo Scolari, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404
Phone: 208.881.6350
mdscolari@aol.com
www.K9NV.com
 
Profile: I specialize in positive, reward-based training that will turn your dog or puppy into the well-behaved companion and family member your have always wanted.

I am currently offering private lessons in the comfort of your own home, I will customize the lessons to meet your dog's personal needs and issues.

I believe that all dogs can learn and benefit from the simple lessons we practice and I will work with you and teach you the skills you need to create your dream dog.
 
 
Chantell Ashment, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Idaho Falls , Idaho 83401
tigger7@bdawg.net
 
Profile:
 
 
Vanessa Grenier, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Meridian, Idaho 83646
Phone: 208-695-3318
Alternate Phone: 208-695-3318
vgrenier10@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I'm an experienced clicker trainer who works for the Idaho Humane Society.

I specialize in reactive dogs, dog aggression and socialization issues as well as helping shelter dogs adjust to new homes.

I instruct the following:
Basic Obedience Classes through The Idaho Humane Society
Private Training
Reactive Dog Classes
Intermediate/CGC classes

 
 
Dennis Thomas, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
Phone: 208-766-6318
dennisthomas@hunter
 
Profile: Hunter's Companion

At Hunter's Companion we strive to achieve for you not only a quality hunting dog/s but a companion for your home. A dog who will perform how you want in the field, and a companion for the home.

As an ABC Certified Dog Trainer, my goal is to provide a positive learning environment for you and your dog/s teaching not only the dog but the owner.

At Hunter's Companion we use safe effective methods to train and mold your dog to the customer's specified needs. We can also fix undesired behavior you may currently have with your pet or provide obedience training in private or group sessions.

 
 
Stephanie Vichinsky, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Post Falls, Idaho 83854
Phone: 1-208-964-4806
stephanievichinsky@gmail.com
 
Profile: I offer in-home dog training using only positive methods.
 
 
Gina Dougall, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Post Falls, Idaho 83854
Phone: 208-660-6803
ginadougall@yahoo.com
 
Profile: As a certified dog trainer, I believe you can achieve the results you desire through the use of gentle and positive training techniques. Such techniques ensure that your puppy or dog is neither frightened nor stressed during training. Puppies exposed to frightening or stressful situations are more prone to develop aggression and other behavior problems later in life.

Training is a method of changing a behavior using rewards that will drive the behavior in the direction that you would like it to go. One must realize that a dog will do what works for them not you. If you utilize this fact, you can have them do what works for you. Thus, you reward the behavior you want rather than try to punish after the fact what you didn't want.
 
 
Heather Larson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Post Falls, Idaho 83835
Phone: 402-850-1431
Alternate Phone: 208-262-8057
heathyrsk9training@gmail.com
www.heatherlarson.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: I love to be around animals be  it training, going for walks, playing, or just hanging out. 

I believe I am well qualified for anything you may have in mind as far as your pets are concerned.  In January 2014 I received my certification for Dog Training and Cat Management and Training. 

I also have certificates for Shelter Dog Training and Pet Diet and Nutrition.  I currently volunteer at the Kootenai Humane Society. 

I have been volunteering regularly for over two years.  July 2014  I received Volunteer of the month. 

I help out in many capacities.  I started as a  dog walker, but I help with cleaning, feeding, laundry, and dishes when needed.  

I also like to work at outreach programs, taking dogs to events to strut their stuff and give them a break from the kennel life for the day and hopefully find them a fur ever home!

I am part of the team that does behavioral assessments on new intakes.  This helps us learn more about the dogs and why they may have ended up there. 

We test them with various stimuli, other animals, and read their body language to get a general idea of what type of home they would be best suited for.

It also helps us identify any problems such as aggression, fear, pain, injury, or just plain bad manners. 

I work with new volunteers by helping them learn the ropes. (Getting in and out of kennels properly, fitting harnesses, and teach them how to work with the dogs while they are on leash).  

I work with other traainers doing behavior modifications for the dogs that need it.  We also teach basic obedience.

I also help her with new volunteer training seminars.  Sometimes we go in just to walk all the dogs!

I am also involved with the Pawsitive Works Program where we team up shelter dogs with troubled teens. 

It helps the teens learn valuable life lessons while training the shelter dogs to make them more adoptable.

I am a very responsible, honest, and dedicated worker.  I have one dog myself and she is the Queen of the castle. I rescued her from the streets of Omaha NE when she was 8 weeks old.  She was my inspiration to start my career as an animal trainer. It has changed my life for the better.  Working with animals is my passion.

I don't believe in bad animals! I believe they are just misunderstood! 

I find this work to be very rewarding, and love every minute of it!!  I love animals, and I love to help people with their animals.
 
 
Karen Horton, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sagle, Idaho 83860
Phone: 208-265-4541
kaleashelties2@gmail.com
www.kaleashelties.com
 
Profile: b Kalea Shelties
Obedience Training /b

All phases of obedience training using positive motivational methods. Private lessons and one-on-one personalized training for you and your dog. I work with you to teach you how to confidently train your dog and form a bond that will last a lifetime. Beginning agility classes are also offered.


Basic Obedience
Puppy Kindergarten
Behavior Modification
Beginning Agility

 
Illinois Dog Trainers
 
Julia Johnson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
15 Boat Lane, Illinois 60543
Phone: 630-945-7052
jujuterp@aol.com
 
Profile: I am a 32 year old Sign Language Interpreter that loves animals. I enjoy watching how they interact with each other as well as people especially cats and dogs. I firmly believe that when we domesticated dogs we took on the responsibilty to provide a quality of life equal to what we have.
 
 
Donna Linhart, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
3412 Minnesota Drive, Illinois 61108
Phone: 815 871-2362
d.linhart@sbcglobal.net
donnalinhart.the dog trainer.org
 
Profile: Have a certified dog trainer come to your home to work with you and your dog in familiar surroundings while accomplishing the basic training every dog needs. Sit, Stay, Come, Down, Heel, and Loose Leash Walking are some of the skills your dog will learn.

I am an ABC Certified Dog Trainer and love all dogs. Rockford, IL area only.
 
 
Susan Aikman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Addison, Illinois 60101
Phone: 630-542-3559
Alternate Phone: 630-542-3559
sue@bellyrubklub.com
www.bellyrubklub.com
 
Profile: The Bellyrub Klub

The Bellyrub Klub provides Dog Day Care, Dog Training and Overnight Care, Retail, Bathing, in addition to Seminars and Workshops.

We offer private lessons, group classes, CGC preparation, Therapy Dog prep as well as Behavior Modification Programs.

see our website for classes and times.
 
 
Lisa Harvey, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Algonquin, Illinois 60102
Phone: 224-678-9461
Alternate Phone: 224-715-4977
lmharvey@thedogwaggin.com
www.thedogwaggin.com
 
Profile: The Dog Waggin' is a daycare facility that also provides training, and overnight care!

We are located at

1400 S Main St.
Algonquin, IL 60102.


 
 
Marty Sullivan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Alsip, Illinois 60803
Phone: 708-371-4926
 
Profile: Black Dog K-9 Performance

Black Dog specializes in obedience, intro to agility, dog sports and behavior problems.

In addition to Black Dog, I am the head trainer at one of the largest shelters in Illinois and work with all types of dogs and problems. I have in home training available or training at my training course in Alsip, Illinois (outside only).
 
 
Lisa Masten, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Aurora, Illinois 60504
Phone: 630-772-5472
mlmasten@ntsource.com
 
Profile: I enjoy working with caretakers to help build a relationship between them and their dogs using positive reinforcement. I help evaluate and advise on behavior problems at a local shelter, which gives me experience with very difficult dogs. I also work with aggressive dogs.
 
 
Kim Midgley, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Aurora, Illinois 60502
Phone: (512)496-0488
Kamidgley@gmail.com
 
Profile: I am currently taking private lessons about any behavior problem and also just obedience training. I am hoping to expand by having classes.
 
 
Leslie Radoicic, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bartlett, Illinois 60103
Phone: 630-267-5320
smartiepaws@comcast.net
www.smartiepaws.net
 
Profile: A well-behaved dog is a happy dog; and a happy dog means a peaceful home. I can help you!

Utilizing only positive reinforcement methods, I offer private lessons and small group classes to teach: puppy basic obedience, problem solving and behavior modification. No dog is too old or too young; too big or too small.
 
 
Deb Merrill, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bartlett, Illinois 60103
Phone: 847-341-0042
Alternate Phone: 630-497-0534
debmerrill.thedogtrainer@gmail.com
debmerrill.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: After 25 years working in television and video production I decided to make a career change and do what I truly love, work with dogs. I'm now an ABC Certified Dog Trainer and couldn't be happier with my decision. I have two dogs of my own and understand the importance of the relationship that exists between a person and his or her dog. My mission is to help everyone I work with make their relationship with their dog the best it can be.
 
 
Franziska List, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Beach Park, Illinois 60099
Phone: 6195493159
Alternate Phone: 6197182120
jf.buelow@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Always loved working with dogs and turned my passion into a career. I have a big heart for rescues, since 2 of my 4 dogs are from the shelter! Preferably working with positive reinforcement techniques and lots of patience! :)

I am originally from Germany, so I am fluent in German and English! :)



 
 
Cory Duncan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Belleville, Illinois 62220
Phone: 618-235-2510
dunksdog1@sbcglobal.net
 
Profile: Duncan's Top Dog

I concentrate on in-home training for behavior problems and obedience training. My primary goal is to promote humane education for dog owners, responsible pet training techniques and positive motivational dog training. Everybody deserves a Top Dog...
 
 
Patrick Ferland, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Belleville, Illinois 62221
Phone: 618-670-9000
patrickferland@4pawztrainingk9s.com
www.4pawztrainingk9s.com
 
Profile: 4 Pawz Training K9's LLC


We serve the St. Louis area.

~ Dog walking or Dog running
~ Basic Obedience
~ Puppy Class
~ Behavior Therapy
 
 
Bo Harrison, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Belleville, Illinois 62220
Phone: 618-322-7899
boharrison67@yahoo.com
 
Profile:
Kranky K-9

All your in-home training needs. Basic obedience, simple and complex problem solving (jumping, nipping, housetraining, aggression, fears and phobias), and leadership and relationship building. I also do professional dog walking and dog running.
 
 
REBECCA WILHELMI, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
BRISTOL, Illinois 60512
Phone: 630- 429-0608
rrww1014@yahoo.com
www.gooddogservice.org
 
Profile: HI, My name is Rebecca, and I am a proud graduate of Animal Behavior College.

I have worked professionally with dogs for over 7 years. Combining my experience, skills, and all my education I started my own company in 2011.

I now have 3 independent contractors working with me. "Good Dog!" Training and Pet Services provides basic dog training, family training, dog walking, pet sitting, vacation care, and day care. Rescue, adoption assistance, and training foster dogs is just one way my training is utilized. in 2014

I will be doing group classes for new adopters through local rescue groups and shelters.

In 2013 I added The Beach House, which is a training and boarding cottage located at my home. 3-5 dogs can be accommodated at The Beach House for overnight vacations as well as daycare and training.

Completing the ABC course was the best career move I ever made. Love working with the dogs and their families,every day.
 
 
Kimberly Bandusky, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Burbank, Illinois 60459
Phone: 708-975-0258
grumpygirl36@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Little Paws Big Hearts Training Academy & Pawsible Relaxation

To register for Puppy or Basic classes or Puppy Playtime, please contact: Burbank Park District, 708-599-2070, www.burbankparkdistrict.org


To register for Private Lessons, please contact: Kimberly at 708-975-0258.

In-home private lessons
 
 
Rachael Galliher, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Burr Ridge, Illinois 60527
Phone: 224-250-8579
petsmadehappy@gmail.com
petsmadehappy.com
 
Profile: Rachael Galliher is the proud owner of Pets Made Happy, a professional dog training/walking/bathing/pet care business located in Burr Ridge, IL. Call 224-250-8579 or check out www.petsmadehappy.com for details!
 
 
Natalie Piper, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Champaign, Illinois 61820
Phone: (630)335-6573
natalie.l.piper@gmail.com
 
Profile: I’ve had a passion for working with animals from a young age. After completing my bachelor’s in Animal Science.

I really enjoyed training my new puppy with positive reinforcement. I know many people struggle to get their dogs to behave and really wanted to be able to help.

So I went to ABC. Now I train all types of shelter dogs as well as peoples' pets.
 
 
Laura Fitzgerrel, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Champaign, Illinois 61821
Phone: 217-840-8250
laura@harmonyk9.com
www.harmonyk9.com
 
Profile:
Harmony Canine, Inc.

Harmony Canine, Inc. offers solutions to basic behavioral issues. Group and private obedience training sessions, with a focus on small relaxed group classes (4 or less per class). My goal is to enable you and your dog to live in harmony.
 
 
Kelci Hite, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Champaign, Illinois 61821
Phone: 217-418-3191
kelca87@hotmail.com
 
Profile: My mission is to help develop enjoyable relationships with dogs
and the people who own them.

Trained dogs are easier to live with and more fun to have.

As an ABC Obedience instructor I focus on:

Providing practical and effective programs that
make dog training easy and enjoyable.
Teaching effective methods that create immediate results.
Using plenty of praise and positive reinforcement.

 
 
Amy Webb, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Charleston, Illinois 61920
Phone: 217-299-0101
amyjowebb2009@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I work using positive reinforcement and use your dog's innate pack behavior to help you better understand why your dog is "misbehaving" and what we can do to fix it.

I work with all ages and breeds of dogs from puppies to dogs that have a few years on them. Contrary to popular belief old dogs can learn new tricks so there is no reason to live with your older dogs unwanted behaviors.

Just give me a call or email me and we will discuss what needs to be done. I offer at home consultations.

 
 
Jasmine Lugo, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chicago, Illinois 60639
lugojasm@sbcglobal.net
 
Profile: She-Ra's Ruff House

Dog training through postive reinforcement, dog walking, and pet sitting for any type of animal.

 
 
Kim Schiro, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chicago, Illinois 60641
Phone: 773-401-7408
kimschiro@sbcglobal.net
www.kimsdogcoaching.com
 
Profile: "Strengthen the bond between you and your dog."

Currently offering:

Puppy,
Basic,
Advanced Obedience Classes,
Intro to Nose Work
Agility classes
Trick Training

Classes are held at the Bark Bark Club - 5943 North Broadway, Chicago IL 60660.

Call 773.989.8807 x2 for more information.
Private in-home training is also available,
Please call 773-401-7408
or email kimschiro@sbcglobal.net


 
 
Gerardo Salgado Jr., ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chicago, Illinois 60625
Phone: 773-426-1582
Alternate Phone: 773-426-1820
g_salgado@sbcglobal.net
www.pawerwalking.com
 
Profile: Pawer Walking

Pawer Walking started after volunteering time training and walking dogs at Lake Shore Animal Shelter in Chicago. This made me realize that the pet care field is what I like to do. Working with the shelter dogs helped me realize that obedience training and exercise helps dogs live a long healthy life.

Our Services:

• Dog walking
• Last Minute Walks
• Late/Early Walks
• Vacation Care
• Transportation
• Overnight Care
• Obedience Training

Please call or email for information, services and prices.

 
 
Rachel Papp, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chicago, Illinois 60647
Phone: 773-266-7224
DoggieDilemma@ymail.com
 
Profile: Please contact me for more information. Thank you!
 
 
William Kelley, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chicago, Illinois 60660-3420
Phone: 773-878-2906 Office
Alternate Phone: 312-590-4976 Cell
Doggietripps@aol.com
www.Doggietripps.com
 
Profile: Doggie Tripp's

Doggie Tripp's is "Chicagoland's Pack Leader in Dog Walking," safe, friendly and reliable. Established in 2007.

We are fully Insured, Licensed & Bonded.

All of our employees are Certified by the American Red Cross in Pet First Aid & CPR. Owner is certified by ABC in Dog Training.
 
 
Tina Otto, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chicago, Illinois 60646
Phone: 847-337-8826
politepaws@yahoo.com
www.politepawschicago.com
 
Profile: Specializing in obedience and behavior modification by developing leadership and using positive reinforcement.
 
 
Lamar Collins, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chicago, Illinois 60615
Phone: 7083082965
lamar.thedogtrainer@yahoo.com
lamar.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: I formed, “It’s a Dog Training Thing,” because I always had a passion for learning different canine behaviors. I deal with dogs of all shapes and sizes. My training experience has taught me to be respectful and cautious of dogs.
 
 
Bruce Bowers, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chicago, Illinois 60625
Phone: 847-830-2829
bruce@thedogtrainerpro.com
thedogtrainerpro.com
 
Profile: Dedicated to positive motivated dog behavior techniques.
 
 
Carman Mosby, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chicago, Illinois 60617
Phone: 773-902-2203
Alternate Phone: 773-593-2187
carmanmosby@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Hello everyone; Hi I am Carman Mosby a License obedience dog trainer. I have also years of experience working one on one with dogs of all ages and sizes.

I have the time and patience for all dogs. It is my passion to work closely with them. You must have a lot of patience and you must love dogs.

My training experience with ABC College I am so thankful for. It has help me in so many ways.

I am also taking the dog grooming course as well. So will be very honored to assist you in every way with your dog or your clients pet or pets.

I can be reached at the above number. Looking forward to hearing from you.
 
 
Amy Gorski, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chicago, Illinois 60607
Phone: 773-875-2116
petpursuits@gmail.com
www.petpursuits.com
 
Profile: Pet Pursuits: Professional Dog Training and Pet Care
 
 
Edward Wisowaty, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chicago, Illinois 60646
Phone: 773-203-6494
rushfan4ever@icloud.com
dogsitterchicago.com
 
Profile: I am a ABC certified dog trainer. Also I offer dog walking and pet sitting services. I currently own a 5 year old Siberian Husky named Sasha.
 
 
Cynthia Kelly, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chicago, Illinois 60615
Phone: 3129122564
kick_hi@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I have been training human clients for years then I decided to turn my love of training and love of animals into one venture by becoming a certified dog trainer with ABC.

Along with the training I am a animal Reiki Master, massage and acupressure practitioner.

I love working with animals and the change I see in the animals I work with is definitely rewarding.
 
 
Carol Krosse, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chillicothe, Illinois 61523
Phone: 309-274-9276
Alternate Phone: 309-360-6876
csrol@4pawstrainingcenter.com
www.4pawstrainingcenter.com
 
Profile: My goal is to put a dent in the number of dogs surrendered to animal control due to disobedience.

I believe all people are trainable! It has to be fun for both human and dog.

I have a school or can come to your home. New classes starting every 6 weeks. Day and night classes available.
 
 
Gina Hales, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Clarendon HIlls, Illinois 60514
Phone: 630-546-0201
Alternate Phone: 630-546-0201
info@trainourpup.com
www.trainourpup.com
 
Profile: My name is Gina Hales.

After earning (ABCDT) Animal Behavior College Certified Pet Dog Trainer and an AKC CGC Evaluator.

I continue to keep myself up to date on the latest positive training tools and philosophies.

Every week I volunteer and work with shelter dogs to help rehabilitate these animals to find forever homes with West Suburban Humane Society.

I am a full member of APDT, The Association of Pet Dog Trainers. It is my goal to teach owners so they can be confident to practice with their dogs solid and proven training methods to create a well behaved canine member of their household.
 
 
Chrissy Scogin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Congerville, Illinois 61729
sdopey76@mtco.com
 
Profile: I love to work with dogs! I am available to help you with basic training, puppy training, or problem solving.

 
 
Beth Zeszutko, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Crestwood, Illinois 60445
Phone: 773-206-9316
Alternate Phone: 815-469-1044
Tacobird1@aol.com
www.perfectpoochdogtraining.com
 
Profile: Perfect Pooch Positive Reinforcement Dog Training uses a combination of food reward, verbal praise, and hand signals. These are methods proven to be the most effective way to train your dog.

There is no physical discipline such as spanking or hitting. The good behaviors are rewarded with the three "T's"...Toys, Touch, and Treats.

Perfect Pooch Positive Reinforcement Dog Training offers many solutions to a single challenge. This allows us to find the best fitted solution for your dog's behavior.

Classes are 1 hour a week for 6 weeks consisting of leadership exercises, potty training for puppies, and basic and advanced commands. Classes are small and customized to fit your dog's specific needs.

Puppy classes include puppy playtime for socialization. Private lessons are also available for those who need help with behavior challenges such as barking, pulling on the leash, jumping etc... Both group lessons and private lessons are available



 
 
Jasmine Bass, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Crete, Illinois 60417
Phone: 708-672-7269
jbdogtraining1@gmail.com
www.bigredbarn.com
 
Profile: Training for dogs of all ages!

Offered:

***Basic Obedience Classes (Puppies)
8 week class for pups ages 12wks-up
Covers: Basic obedience training
Sit
Stay
Down
Wait
Leave-it
Come
Loose leash walking

Basic Behavior Modification for problems such as:

House training
Barking
Jumping
Nipping/biting
Digging
Pulling

***Individual Training:
This type of training is tailored to you and your pet's needs! Any age dog. A behavior evaluation is done, and then a plan is made to help you and your pet achieve training goals.

Please call to find out more information and for pricing/scheduling!

 
 
Doree Rawlings, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014
Phone: 815-260-7076
rufftoready@gmail.com
 
Profile: "Ruff To Ready" Dog Services

I have owned and worked with dogs, professionally and non-professionally for 24 years with puppies, adult dogs, and rescued dogs.

I love the work I do, helping owners and their pets have great life-long relationships.

By teaching and using Leadership Skills, Behavior Modification, Desensitization Rehabilitation, and Obedience Training,

I am able to help build loving, kind, respectful bonding of owner and dog without the need for frustration, anger, physical force, or fear.

I believe in continued education in the field and pass that on to my clients!



 
 
Selva Leigh, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Crystal lake , Illinois 60014
Phone: 2244650601
Jngl81@ gmail.com
 
Profile: Hi, my name is selva. Animals have been my life ever since i was a little girl.I have worked with dogs professionally for over 6 years as a dog groomer. I love to study their behaviors and want to help them get over problem they have. Now I have become a certified dog trainer thanks to Animal Behavior college . I work with any problem but my biggest interest is in fearful and aggressive dogs.
 
 
Jay Radhakrishnan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Darien, Illinois 60561
Phone: 630-963-5743
Alternate Phone: 847-757-8747
jrpds@hotmail.com
 
Profile: Train dogs at their homes. One on one.
 
 
Liz Huskey, AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Darien, Illinois 60561
Phone: 630-862-5078
www.familyk9dogs.com
 
Profile: Family K9

Family K9 Dog Training specializes in the positive reinforcement training of dogs that are kept as pets and companions.

I offer private lessons in your own home. I also hold group classes for Basic and Advanced training of puppies and dogs. I am an approved AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.

My goal is to educate and help owners achieve well-balanced, well-mannered family pets.

 
 
Stephanie Kirst, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Decatur, Illinois 62521
Phone: 217-220-5225
Stephanie@MuttManager.com
http://www.MuttManager.com
 
Profile: Mutt Manager

Mutt Manager offers hands-on private dog training, and group training service. Mutt Manager focuses on Positive Training Methods that will create a stronger bond between dog(s) and owner(s). It is our goal to teach owners how to communicate with their dogs in a positive and effective way.

 
 
Allison Goldberg, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Deerfield, Illinois 60015
Phone: 847-650-0835
allison.goldberg@me.com
allisongoldberg.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Coming soon.
 
 
Courtney Bennington, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
DeKalb, Illinois 60115
Phone: 815-970-1830
c_benn606@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Will update soon
 
 
Joe Hodder, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
DeKalb, Illinois 60115
Phone: 815-751-3663
jrhodderjr@aol.com
 
Profile: I have been working with dogs since 1978. I have long been a fan of the positive reinforcement method of training. I have worked with problem dogs of all breeds. I have been a trainer of police K-9's in areas of tracking, detection and obedience.
 
 
Jody Meerdink, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
DeKalb, Illinois 60115
Phone: 815-501-7475
jodymeerdink@hotmail.com
 
Profile: What a Good Dog! Training
 
 
Amanda Weides, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Dekalb, Illinois 60115
Phone: 847-400-4261
Alternate Phone: 815-758-2457
luvpugsnuggles@gmail.com
 
Profile:
TAILS Humane Society

- Position: Senior Dog Obedience Instructor
- Classes Offered: Fundamentals Basic to Intermediate class.
- Description: Our TAILS Fundamentals Class offeres a program directed to the knowledge that all owners and dogs learn at different paces. These classes were geared towards our shelter dogs adopted and their new owners! This class trains in a family-fun environment using methods of positive reinforcement and clicker training. We will be offering a larger variety of classes next spring!

Contact us for more information on our Private in-home sessions for extra help!
 
 
Kimberly Eby, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Donovan, Illinois 60931
Phone: 912-432-3862
debykeby@live.com
 
Profile: My name is Kimberly Eby and I would like to introduce myself as an ABC Certified Dog Trainer.

My goal is to address, demonstrate and share my knowledge of dog training, obedience and problem behaviors. My goal is to help you and your pet achieve obedience skills and to help you and your family member bond at the highest level! Ultimately resulting in the best family member and friend for life!

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at anytime. I look forward to working with you and your loved one!

Sincerely,
Kimberly Eby

 
 
Meghan Frantik, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
Phone: 630-272-7474
4PawsTraining@comcast.net
www.4pawsobediencetraining.com
 
Profile: 4 Paws Obedience Training offers evening group classes that are held at Downers Grove Animal Hospital.

Learn basic cues such as sit, stay, leave it, drop it, and more. You and the family will also learn ways to prevent and stop unwanted behavior.

In addition to group classes we also provide in home lessons. Learn how to curtail unwanted behavior such as; jumping, mouthing/nipping, and chewing. In-home private lesson will also offer you the opportunity to learn cues to use around the town and in the house such as sit, stay, walking on leash, come, and leave it but with the convenience of staying at home.

During the summer we also offer a continuing education class for those looking for a review of cues, as well as many new cues and a great way to learn new tricks.

Our K9 Games Event held in the summer is perfect for family fun and for those that want to review with a little friendly competition. Bring the family and play games that will incorporate cues your dog already knows.

Please visit our website for more information on classes offered as well as class dates.

Call if you are interested or have further questions.


 
 
Amanda Hake, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Earlville, Illinois 60518
Phone: 815-252-0181
amanda.hake@hotmail.com
 
Profile: Doggy Day Services
Mid-day Walks
-option of 15, 30, 45 minute walks/visit
-rates reasonable and dependent on number of dogs and duties required
Gourmet Dog Treats
-crunchy homemade bones made to order
-birthday cakes for your pups special day



 
 
Christine Smith, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Edwardsville, Illinois 62025
Phone: 618-459-DOGS
www.travelingtailspetspaw.com
 
Profile: Traveling Tails Mobile Pet S'Paw

Traveling Tails Mobile Pet Spa is a combination of services that all pet owners need.

Mobile grooming is available right at your door step in a state of the art salon on wheels.

Along with this service Chris who is a certified ABC trainer is available for in home consultations regarding behavior modification and training.

While the customer is away on vacation, Chris is available for in home pet sitting.
 
 
Debbie Pinkawa, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Elgin, Illinois 60067
Phone: 847-608-9383
Alternate Phone: 331-454-6271
laughalotdp@att.net
 
Profile: I offer Obedience Dog Training - Private and Group Lessons.
 
 
Diana Capaccio, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007
Phone: 847-312-4859
k9luv2@hotmail.com
 
Profile: K-9 Luv Dog Walking and Training

I provide daily dog walks as well as vacation care for dogs of any shape and size! I also do in-home dog training and hope to start up group classes soon.
 
 
Nancy Lee, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Evanston, Illinois 60201
Phone: 773.490.8171
Alternate Phone: 773.490.8171
NLEE1215@sbcglobal.net
www.alternativeenergyhealing.com
 
Profile: Certified canine trainer using alternative methods to help people be more connected with their dog/s.
 
 
Cary Harper, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Evanston, Illinois 60201
Phone: (847) 612-1282
cary@k9training4lifeinc.com
www.k9training4lifeinc.com
 
Profile: Cary is a certified Dog Obedience Trainer and a certified Veterinary Assistant. Cary's philosophy of dog obedience training is centered on positive reinforcement techniques and incorporates treating animals with respect and love that produce companionship and obedience in response to kindness. Cary has been working with shelter dogs at Heartland Animal Shelter in Northbrook, Illinois. Cary teaches them basic obedience through commands that will initiate the dog to sit, lay down, and heel so that they will have good manners when they find their "forever" homes.

Cary also enjoys reading and keeping up on the latest trends in animal behavior. She is the proud owner of Lila, a border collie/terrier mix. Cary and Lila both enjoy long walks and playing catch in the park.
 
 
Tania Alich, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Freeport, Illinois 61032
Phone: 815-235-1500
petservant@netzero.net
carlsondogtraining.org
 
Profile: Carlson Dog Training / Carlson Canine Camp

I have my CPDT-KA certification and
I work for Carlson Dog Training.

CCC offers:
Puppy Preschool
Beginning
Intermediate
Advanced Obedience
Click and Trick
Rally Obedience
Agility
Nose Work for Fun
Household Manners
Reactive Dog
Canine Good Citizen
Therapy Dog International classes

I am also an instructor and evaluator for C.L.A.S.S
 
 
Patti Reichel, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
Phone: 630-673-1909
Alternate Phone: 630-790-1909
Caninehomeschool@aol.com
caninehomeschooling.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Canine Homeschooling and Obedience

I offer private and semi-private sessions to educate the woner on correcting unwanted behavior where it happens, in the home. I also conduct puppy and basic obedience classes.

I believe a well-behaved dog makes for a happy owner.
 
 
Susan Johansen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
Phone: 630-858-5887
skjohansen5@gmail.com
 
Profile: In-home training offered to maximize building a mutually enjoyable human/canine bond in your home environment and beyond.

Easy to follow directions, specific training exercises that are rewarding and fun for both you and your dog to learn together!

I am also an early childhood educator and am passionate about teaching families how to effectively communicate with their dog. Clicker training.
 
 
Susan Cohan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Glencoe, Illinois 60022
Phone: 847-835-5212
Alternate Phone: 847-612-5632
pawsforawalk@hotmail.com
 
Profile: We are a family owned and operated dog walking, dog training and pet sitting business. We have over 20 years experience working with animals including owning a pet store in the Chicago area. We service most of the north shore. Please call for a consultaion.
 
 
Luke Gluchman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Glendale Heights, Illinois 60139
Phone: 708-603-0941
classactcanine!aol.com
 
Profile: b Class Act Canine /b

Class Act Canine is for dogs of all breeds and ages. We specialize in obedience and behavioral training. We offer one on one consultation in the comfort and privacy of your home. Our method of training is based on only positive reinforcement. Some of our services include, but are not limited to:

• Housebreaking
• Crate Training
• Obedience Training
• Behavioral Issues
• Walking

With a variety of offerings to choose from, we're sure you'll be happy working with us. Look around our website and if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us
Also Provide Pet sitting and dog walking.

All Major Credit Cards Welcomed
 
 
Cyndee Such, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Green Oaks, Illinois 60048
Phone: 847-680-1736
cyndeesuch@hotmail.com
www.suchwitt.com
 
Profile: SuchWitt Pet Perfection

Serving Libertyville / Green Oaks, IL area

- Private, In-Home Training Services
- Six-Week, 1 Hour Sessions or a Custom Program
- Positive Re-enforcement Approach
- Beginning through Intermediate Obedience Training
- Problem Resolution
- Pet Profiling and Consultation Using a Custom Developed Software Program

Visit www.suchwitt.com for More Details
 
 
Jo Ann Hernandez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Gurnee, Illinois 60031
Phone: 847-814-9999
CreativeK9Solutions@gmail.com
www.CreativeK9Solutions.com
 
Profile: Now serving Lake and Kenosha Counties

Services include:

-Positive Reinforcement Training

-Private In-Home Training Services
-Beginning thru Advanced Obedience Training
-Behavior Problems
-Homemade All Natural Treats and Cakes

Pet Sitting, Dog Walking and House Sitting also available.


Please call or email for rates and service areas.
 
 
Nancy Ohanian, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Gurnee, Illinois 60031
Phone: 847-269-0390
nancy.birdsofafeather@gmail.com
www.birdsofafeatherandfriends.com
 
Profile: My business provides dog walking/pet sitting services and dog training from basic obedience to addressing behavioral issues...in the home..puppy training/crate training and overnight stays. Experienced with shelter dogs.
 
 
Melanie Brown, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hampton, Illinois 61256
Phone: 309-752-3452
animalsolutions2012@gmail.com
melaniebrown.thedogtrainer.org/
 
Profile: Animal Solutions - Pet Behavior Modification

In-home services:

Pet Evaluation
Behavior Modification
Basic Obedience Training

Committed to providing pet owners with an education and treatment plan to overcome any unwanted behavior.

If you have any questions please contact me.

 
 
Jody Karagiannis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hawthorn Woods, Illinois 60047
Phone: 847-540-0813 Home
Alternate Phone: 847-431-8336 Cell
jodyfee@yahoo.com
 
Profile:
The services that I offer are basic obedience training such as sit, down, stay, come, etc.

I also specialize in problem areas such as digging, barking, nipping, etc. Most of my training will be one-on-one training which allows me to focus on one dog specifically.

 
 
Shirley Lockhart, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hickory Hills, Illinois 60457
Phone: 708-430-3508
 
Profile: The Healing Paw

The Healing Paw offers positive, reinforcement based training techniques to better develop your bond with your pet. I've lived and worked with dogs for over 23 years and would be glad to help you with your pet.
 
 
Lynda Chaney, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Highland, Illinois 62249
Phone: 618-409-1955
justmelc2@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Customized Personal Dog Training

Serving the bi-state area in Illinois and Missouri.

Providing a customized training plan that fits your and your dog's needs.

I offer:

•Housebreaking
•Basic
•Intermediate
•Advanced Dog Training

Specialize in canine behavior and balanced bond building training techniques.

Dog training that starts where it should, "At Home".

 
 
Megan Heffernan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
megheff01@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I am a dog walker and petsitter. I am also a Certified Dog Trainer, and currently only offer private lessons. As of right now, I have no set rate since the economy is so bad and different pet owners have different budgets.
 
 
Anne M. Fuller, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hinsdale, Illinois 60532
Phone: 630-779-1042
af3220@gmail.com
www.hinsdalesdogwhisperer.com
 
Profile: Practical fun advice, problem solving, creating better bonds with your best friend, and obedience training.


In-Home Private Training
Dog Walking (limited)
Day Training - (where I train your dog)
 
 
Columbus Gangemi, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hinsdale, Illinois 60521
Phone: 630-370-7305
positivecaninesolutions@hotmail.com
columbus.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Working with dogs & their owners on obedience & behavior problems.
 
 
Ronald Hanik Jr., ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60169
Phone: 630-854-0365
apluspetmassage@sbcglobal.net
www.apluspetmassage.com
 
Profile:
A+ Pet Massage and Dog Training

We offer in-home dog training services, ranging from basic obedience to problematic behavior work. We also offer pet massage and pet massage training. This helps address behavioral issues, physical issues, increases recovery time, enables early detection of physical problems and helps the owner/animal bond.
 
 
April Riedl, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Huntley, Illinois 60142
Phone: 847-826-8177
triplicity77@me.com
www.allbehindtheear.com
 
Profile: My name is April and I am a certified dog trainer. I completed my degree in dog training from Animal Behavior College (ABC).

I have had experience with animals all my life. I grew up on a small dairy farm in the midwest and have taken care of cows, dogs, and cats since I was a child.

We had mixed breed dogs on the farm as well as a full-blooded collie, named Isis. After moving away from the farm into my own place I decided to get a Weimaraner puppy. She was called Hide-and-Go Seek (Heidi for short).

After having a dog with fear aggression, like my Weimaraner Heidi, I decided to become a dog trainer to help others with bad dog behavior issues. Plus, I love dogs and it's fun!
 
 
Lynn Soderlund, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ingleside, Illinois 6041
Phone: 87-997-8041
lsoderlund@comcast.net
dogtalkllc.net
 
Profile: ABC Certified Dog Trainer with focus on serving senior clients and their dogs.

Private in home lessons given.

Our mission is to work to develop the bond between seniors and their pets by teaching both how to attain and maintain good puppy manners for the dog and reducing stress for the senior owner.
 
 
Brittany Paquet, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Island Lake, Illinois 60042
Phone: 847-847-8511
Alternate Phone: 847-809-5960
viper19867@yahoo.com
brittany.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Basic obedience for beginners, intermediate, and advanced classes all available.

I also work with behavior problems. These can stem from abused animals or just behavior problems with puppies.

I will also supply information on no barking, no digging, no chewing, no jumping, and much more. I also offer the love of animals as well.

My training is very positive-based. I also provide one-on-one sessions in an in-home setting.
 
 
malena sorensen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
island lake, Illinois 60042
Phone: 630-677-1008
happypawsforlife@gmail.com
happypaws.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: My name is Malena Sorensen and I am a graduate of Animal Behavior College where I earned my certification as an ABC Certified Dog Trainer. Animal Behavior College (ABC) is approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education and is an internationally recognized school.
 
 
Melissa Hughes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Joliet, Illinois 60432
Phone: 6302095427
missnoopy20@yahoo.com
melissaroman.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: I currently offer private in home lessons.
-basic obedience classes
-advanced classes
-problem solving
-behavior modification
-Canine good citizen classes
 
 
Brandi Calvert, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Joliet, Illinois 60431
Phone: 630-901-0148
branditherapy@gmail.com
 
Profile: I focus on positive reinforcement and am willing to travel to conduct private sessions in-home.

I have conducted sessions thus far focusing on obedience, countersurfing, jumping, housebreaking and greeting guests.
 
 
Gayle Cosentino, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Justice, Illinois 60458
Phone: 6308814778
gayle@itsapawsitivething.com
www.itsapawsitivething.com
 
Profile: Group and In-Home training services available - puppy to adult. Classes held in Justice and Wehaton, Illinois. Agility for Fun classes held in all locations. Unleash your dog's potential with professional dog training.
 
 
Steve Hitz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kankakee, Illinois 60901
Phone: 815-939-3687
steve@classactcaninetraining.com
 
Profile: Currently offering private in-home lessons and behavioral consulting geared toward the family dog.
 
 
Mark Syfert, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
La Grange, Illinois 60525
Phone: 7082182843
Alternate Phone: 7082182843
Mark@Avidk9.com
Avidk9.com
 
Profile: Helping teach people and dogs a better way.
As a trainer I always strive to better myself and learn more.
 
 
Kym Iffert, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
La Grange Park, Illinois 60526
Phone: 7083027347
dogosophykym@aol.com
www.dogosophy.info
 
Profile: Dog handling, obedience training and behavior modification using the basics of building a strong human-canine relationship.

Private training, group classes and "training walks" available after private consultation.

Looking for a new dog? Breed/rescue research and consultations will help you find the right dog to help you live the "dogosophical" life together.
 
 
Diane Wahl, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
LaGrange Highlands, Illinois 60525
Phone: 708-246-1734
Alternate Phone: 773-410-9923
crittercentral99@yahoo.com
www.crittercentral99.com
 
Profile: Critter Central offers dog training, pet boarding, house sitting, pet transportation services, grooming and more! With over 10 years experience working with animals, we've found that by promoting low stress for animals (and humans), building the trust bond and having fun with your companion is the best way to go for results. Check out our website for more information www.crittercentral99.com .
 
 
Kelly Sullivan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lake in the Hills, Illinois 60156
Phone: 847-917-1457
kelly@phoebesfriends.com
www.phoebesfriends.com
 
Profile: Phoebe's Friends

Bring out the Best Friend in your dog. In-home dog training for all ages and breeds. Positive solutions to behavioral problems, from nuisance barking to guarding and aggression. Focus on Attention, Manners, Impulse-Control and Leadership skills. Customized training plans to meet your needs. Now also offering group classes in Lake in the Hills.
 
 
Trisha Wong, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lake Villa, Illinois 60046
Phone: 847-828-5813
trishawong@att.net
angeldogtraining.9f.com
 
Profile: Angel Dog's Positive Reinforcement Training and Services

Services:

- Puppy Kindergarten: In-home sessions, 6-week course. I will work with you on proper ways to socialize your new puppy, help with any problem solving you may need (such as housebreaking), create a foundation for basic obedience, review proper toys and food
 
 
Boris Zagalsky, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047
Phone: 847-388-0365
bzdogtrain@gmail.com
bzdogtraining.com
 
Profile: BZ Dog Training & Pet Care

Professional Dog Training:

• Obedience Training
• Problem Solving
• Behavior Modification

Professional Pet Care:

• Private Dog Walks
• Cat & Small Pet Visits
• In-Home Overnight Sitting
• Private Pet Boarding
• Doggy Day Care

Certified. Bonded. Insured.
Your Pets are in Great Hands!™
 
 
Heidi Main, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
LaSalle, Illinois 61301
Phone: 1(815)343-7298
Hjmain7@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I teach basic obedience during private lessons. I also board dogs and "doggie day care". During their stay they receive two 2 mile walks around our 7 acre property which includes an 1.5 pond.
 
 
Diane Delaney, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lemont, Illinois 60439
Phone: 708-705-0051
dianesdogs@yahoo.com
 
Profile: My love for animals has guided me towards this very fulfilling and always exciting career in dog training.

My father was a police officer and was assignned to the canine unit early in his career and ever since then, I have been trying to communicate with our furry four-legged friends.

My certification with Animal Behavior College has provided me with both understanding and education in training dogs with the most successful methods currently available.

I love my job and I love creating results that make both the dog and the owner happier and more content in their relationship!
 
 
Linda Sharbaugh, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lisle, Illinois 60532
Phone: 630-719-2473
Alternate Phone: 630-638-2477
linda@allaboutspot.com
www.allaboutspot.com
 
Profile: All About Spot, LLC

All About Spot, LLC is a company dedicated to keeping good pets in good homes! Services include basic obedience training, behavioral problem solving, pet sitting and daily dog walking. All training is done through in-home private sessions. Only positive methods are used.
 
 
Kate Johns, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lisle, Illinois 60532
Phone: 331-472-4315
katesgreatkanines@gmail.com
www.katesgreatkanines.com
 
Profile: We help dogs both with obedience and behavior modification issues throughout Dupage and parts of Will and Kane County in Illinois. Check website for more details and for pricing
 
 
Felicia Figlewicz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lombard, Illinois 60148
Phone: (708) 205-6460
scully935@aol.com
 
Profile: I am a ABCDT graduate that provides in home walking and care services as well as training. I have been working with dogs all my life and currently have 3 of my own.

I also work with shelter dogs with behavior problems weekly to help them get ready to be adopted into their forever homes, including many Pit bulls. I am a strong advocate of the breed.

I work with another ABC graduate as a partner, Bianca Bacarella, and we are working on opening our own facility to better help and serve the tail wagging community.

We hope to hear from you soon ~ WOOF WOOF!
 
 
Bobbie Roeske, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lombard, Illinois 60148
Phone: 630-629-3119
bobbie-r@sbcglobal.net
 
Profile: ABCDT
Wiggles-n-Wags Dog Training Inc.
Member:


 
 
Bradley Gerdzunas, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lyons, Illinois 60534
Phone: 708-759-6534
Bgerdzunas@yahoo.com
www.facebook.com/groups/114399191981323?ap=1
 
Profile: Hi my name is Bradley, I am 25 years old and live in Lyons, IL. I'm married with two daughters and our new pup Comiskey who is a pitt-bull-mastiff. I have succesfully graduated from Animal Behavior College and can say I am a certified dog trainer. My training method is balanced always keeping your dogs best interests in mind.


 
 
Joseph Shadle, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Marengo, Illinois 60152
Phone: 815-353-9691
Alternate Phone: 815-568-6980
Rder259@aol.com
 
Profile: My name is Joseph Shadle, I am 23 years old. I just finished and received my ABC dog trainer certification. I'm really excited about getting my career started in this field. I also hope to further my education in tracking and sniffing, and also military/police trained dogs.
 
 
Joel Blacklaw, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Marseilles, Illinois 61341
Phone: 815-343-3502
wfobogger@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Private lessons available
 
 
leah devany, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
millstadt , Illinois 62260
Phone: 618 538 7013
Alternate Phone: 618 560 2331
prettydeputy52@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I offer group classes for puppies and adults,

Puppy class
Adult basic obedience
Advanced obedience
No barking class
No jumping class
Housebreaking class
Aggression training
 
 
Julie Clark, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Monmouth , Illinois 61462
Phone: 309-337-7379
K-9- Klass@yahoo.com
K9_Klass@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I love bringing people and dogs together through training. We breech the language barrier and learn to communicate in a safe positive manner.

I have started my own dog training business, K9 Klass.

Please feel free to contact me for any training, behavior problems, or private lessons.
 
 
Cheralyn White, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Montgomery, Illinois 60538
Phone: 9109346491
cwhite102806@hotmail.com
 
Profile: My name is Cheralyn, I'm a Proud owner of 4 amazing dogs. The three girls are German shepherd mixes and the one boy is a purebreed american eskimo. I have always loved animals and wanted to make a difference, that is one of the many reasons I became a dog trainer. I would love to help you and your dog build a stronger bond. Please feel free to call and we can begin to train your four-Legged family member.
 
 
Randy Doty, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Mt. Zion, Illinois 62549
Phone: 217-864-3330
Alternate Phone: 217-519-0025
rswdot@comcast.net
www.gooddogservices.net
 
Profile: GOOD DOG DOG SERVICES offers;

Obedience Training
Dog Transport
Dog Walking
Pet Yard Waste Clean Up
Shelter Dog Adoption Assistance
Senior Citizen Companion Pet Retention Program

In the future;
Pet Therapeutic Massage

More details in regard to these services can be obtained by visiting www.gooddogservices.net.....or calling me direct at the numbers listed. Dogs are my passion, and look forward to increasing the bond and love between dog and owner.
 
 
Sara Hahn, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Naperville, Illinois 60565
Phone: 7735738531
wooftrainer00@gmail.com
 
Profile: I am a dog trainer at the Petco Downers Grove, Illinois store since January 2013. I have worked with many different breeds and ages. I have been volunteering and working at ADOPT pet shelter in Naperville, Illinois for 2 years.
 
 
Alice Piszczek, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Naperville, Illinois 60563
Phone: 630-305-0527
atpaws1@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I am looking forward to using the positive reinforcement techniques I have learned. I feel that my patience, devotion and love for animals will help accomplish this goal.

I feel I have the confidence that will help you and your pet train in a relaxed and fun-loving way.

I was chosen to be a handler on the set of a movie coming out in 2012, called I HEART SHAKEY . . WHAT AN EXPERIENCE!
 
 
Scott Gonzalez, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Naperville, Illinois 60565
Phone: 630.815.7618
Scott.thedogguy@gmail.com
Scottthedogguy.com
 
Profile: I teach you and your dog to be balanced and respectful with no negative behaviors. The right energy for the right pack. If your dog is causing you anxiety, we will work together, in your home to fix these issues.

All of my training happens in and around your home, where the dog lives so it learns how to act all of the time, not just in a classroom setting with other dogs and a trainer. This is one on one service with no other interruptions.
 
 
Amanda Bautsch, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Naperville, Illinois 60565
Phone: 630-335-4644
abautsch@pawsatplaytraining.com
www.pawsatplaytraining.com
 
Profile: I just started doing in home private training around the Naperville area.I really enjoy it and look forward to spending my time training with new clients and even my own dogs. Please call or e-mail for more information.
 
 
Carolyn Anne Fleming, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Naperville, Illinois 60540
Phone: 630-887-6539
Alternate Phone: 630-364-2580
CoachFleming@LifetimeK9.com
www.LifetimeK9.com
 
Profile: LifetimeK9 LLC

Training for a Lifetime of mutual rewards!

My goal is to help you and your dog to learn how improve the time you spend together. I do a lot of work with children and dogs. That perfect companion may be under your roof, yet needing the tools to blend in and really make it all of the way home.

Having a background in canine rescue has helped me understand the dynamics of the adopted dog. These dogs have special bags to unpack.

Bring your puppy/dog home with confidence to last a Lifetime. Positive*Fun*Professional!

 
 
Lana M. Schuhmacher, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Normal, Illinois 61761
Phone: 302-399-6720
Alternate Phone: 309-268-9452
Scooby0599@aol.com
 
Profile: I enjoy working with dogs, large or small, and enjoy working with all ages.
 
 
Mary Beth Mehi, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Aurora, Illinois 60542
Phone: 630-263-0782
calmcanine@calmcanine.com
www.calmcanine.com
 
Profile: Calm Canine Family Dog Training

Calm Canine provides private in-home obedience training and breed education in support of responsible adoptions, with expertise in rehoming the Rottweiler.
 
 
Suzan Mosley, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Aurora, Illinois 60542
Phone: 630-400-3926
valleycanine@comcast.net
valleycanineinstruction.com
 
Profile: The mission of Valley Canine Instruction is to assist families with their canine companions using positive reinforcement training methods, create an environment that is safe and designed for success, and to provide educational options based on individual needs.
 
 
Bailey Nelson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Oquawka, Illinois 61469
Phone: 319-572-2175
baileynelson87@gmail.com
 
Profile:


 
 
Beatrice Adamczyk, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Oregon, Illinois 61061
Phone: 815-732-2123
Muggs4@verizon.net
beatricethedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Please see my website or call for more information. Thank you!
 
 
Beth Blue, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orland Hills, Illinois 60487
Phone: (708)262-1384
ddr.training@yahoo.com
www.ddrtraining.com
 
Profile: Doggie Do Right Training
Positive Reinforcement Dog Training
Private Obedience, Behavior Modification and seminars.

17 Years of experience.Worked as an assistant to a dog trainer for 5 years. Volunteered (9years) and worked as a Full - time Marine Mammal Trainer for 6 years. My goal is to keep your dog in their forever home and to make the dog and owner's life a little easier.
 
 
Mary Krolikowski, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orland Park, Illinois 60462
Phone: 708-460-2293
Alternate Phone: 708-439-4091
mhkro@sbcglobal.net
 
Profile: Puppy Kindergarten classes offered teaching basic obedience cues, socialization, problem solving, crate training, and housebreaking. Positive reinforcement techniques utilized. Private classes also available.
 
 
Michele Meyer, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Orland Park, Illinois 60462
Phone: 708-220-9511
Michele@DogGoneGoodTraining.com
www.DogGoneGoodTraining.com
 
Profile: Dog Gone Good Dog Training Inc.

We offer group classes and private training for new puppies, obedience/house manners, games/tricks, & behavior problems.

At Dog Gone Good, we use only gentle and humane training methods. Our goal is to not only teach dogs how to be good pets, but also teach people how to communicate effectively with their canine companions. We believe this will enrich the bond between people and their dogs.
 
 
Marisha Maier, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ottawa, Illinois 61350
Phone: (262)909-4512
Discoverpettraingllc@gmail.com
www.discoverpettraining.com
 
Profile: Offers group classes and in home training. Courses include obedience, manners & life skills, trick, and basic behavior modification. Also provide cat training and basic behavior modification.
 
 
Janelle Wilkes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palatine, Illinois 60067
Phone: 847-520-PETS
livelovedog@gmail.com
 
Profile: Please contact me for more information. Thank you!
 
 
Toni Chedgy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palatine, Illinois 60074
Toni.Chedgy@gmail.com
 
Profile: Hello!
 
 
Ike M. Rhodes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Palos Heights, Illinois 60463
Phone: 708-590-9130
ruffrhodes@yahoo.com
therhodesfamilyonline.com
 
Profile: "I believe dogs are perfect. All my life they have helped me stay in the moment - to see it for what it is and to enjoy every little moment while it lasts. That is why I do what I do - to share my respect and admiration for these animals in hopes that I may build a more balanced state of coexistence between owner and dog."

When visiting my website, please click on the "ruff rhodes" tab to view my training information.
 
 
Robyn Monaghan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Plainfield, Illinois 60585
Phone: 815-600-2107
Alternate Phone: 815-600-2717
yesyesgooddog@gmail.com
yesyesgooddog.com
 
Profile: YES! YES! GOOD DOG!
Train n’ Walks

Pet walking, training and sitting

Helping your dog learn to make rewarding choices

We specialize in “Train n Walks” - we train your dog as we walk


Serving:
Plainfield
Bolingbrook
Romeoville
Crest Hill
Shorewood
Southern Naperville

Robyn Monaghan is a CERTIFIED DOG TRAINER graduating from Animal Behavior College ( link, please http://www.animalbehaviorcollege.com/) . She specializes in work with reactive dogs - dogs that have problems interacting with humans and other dogs. As a volunteer at the Will County Humane Society, Robyn works with shelter dogs on family manners to help them succeed at finding and keeping good homes.

Yay saying, not nay-saying
Can you imagine never saying “no” to your dog? We can. And we don’t. If we had our way, no pup would ever hear “No! No! Bad dog!” again. That’s the concept behind our company name.

At Yes! Yes! Good Dog! We know that all pup problems can be solved using only positive reinforcement. It’s all about helping a dog make rewarding choices by saying yes at exactly the right moment. We rely on shaping - catching the dog doing what we want her to do – lying quietly, coming when we call, walking beside us without pulling on the leash. Then we say “yes” by rewarding that behavior with the things the dog loves most, whatever that may be - treats, pets, car rides, and playing fetch.

Being a good dog can be a good time. We work to build a trust connection by setting an example as a fair and reliable pack leader, not a bully. We build willing cooperation for a gratifying working relationship with each pooch. We want dogs to be happy behaving themselves. We set pups up to be good at being good. Dogs are like people in some ways. They want a job to do and they want to be successful at it.

Sound like bones on the brain beliefs? Prepare to be amazed at how fast saying “yes” works and you’ll be nodding your head, too.


How we can help
Yes! Yes! Good Dog! offers train n’ walks, standard daily walking, pet sitting and in-home training at rates you will find hard to beat. We’re here to help you out, not to shake you down.

No matter which service fits your needs, your pet will reap the rewards of a fun, positive environment and interaction. To make the experience even better, we can supply a buddy for your buddy. Our companion dog, certified with Therapy Dogs International, can keep your dog company on walks or visits.



 
 
Heather Dwyer, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Plainfield/Naperville, Illinois 60544
Phone: 815-302-8143
heather@whosaluckydog.com
www.whosaluckydog.com
 
Profile: Lucky Dog Academy

At Lucky Dog we offer

Agility
Rally
Frisbee
Tricks Class
Canine Good Citizen class and certification
STAR Puppy
Obedience classes
Therapy Dog class

and lots more.
 
 
Tracy Arnold, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Prospect Heights, Illinois 60070
Phone: 847-419-1110
tma@playfulpaws.com
www.playfulpaws.com
 
Profile: Playful Paws, Inc.

Doggie daycare,
24 hour cage-free boarding,
On-site training,
Sit Stay Play!,
In-home consultations,
Puppy socialization,
Basic obedience,
Privates
 
 
Heather Bryan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Quincy, Illinois 62301
Phone: 217-222-8383
Alternate Phone: 217-617-1162
amc@adams.net
 
Profile: Pet-iquette 101

Pet-iquette 101, a division of Animal Medical Clinics, will teach an introduction to and improvement on basic obedience commands as
well as solutions to common learned behaviors such as leash pulling, jumping to greet, running away, and more. Both group and private lessons will be available to meet the public's needs. Please contact Animal Medical Clinic for more information.
 
 
Shannon Davis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Rock Falls, Illinois 61071
Phone: 815-416-9474
southtownk9@gmail.com
www.southtownk9.com
 
Profile: Basic dog obedience classes. Dock Diving lessons. Recreational swimming for dogs.
 
 
Kacee Downey, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Rockford, Illinois 61102
Phone: 6303979034
Behave.dogtraining@gmail.com
behavedogtraining.yolasite.com
 
Profile: I have been working with dogs for several years, and have enjoyed every moment of it.

I believe that a happy healthy dog is a trained, exercised, and guided animal.

I have experience with aggressive dogs, large and small, timid dogs, and dogs with behavioral issues.

I own my own business and offer several different services.

I look forward to helping you and your dog live a long, happy life together.
 
 
Anne VanderMeulen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Romeoville, Illinois 60446
Phone: 815-372-9002
info@whowantstopawty.com
 
Profile: Offering in-home private lessons in Romeoville, Bolingbrook and Naperville

-basic obedience and help with common problem behaviors


 
 
Sarah Pyle, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Romeoville, Illinois 60446
Phone: 815-886-5236
pyle_sarah@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Being certified I have experience in teaching dogs as well as dog owners in basic obedience and help solve behavior problems.

I also can help owners build a better relationship to the point where their dogs will ignore other dogs and focus on their owners.

I have one dog name Cooper, he is an Australian Shepherd mix. When I got him from the shelter he was a shy dog with no self confidence. With my skills he now knows all kinds of cues and tricks.

I have built a mutual trust with him and he is now a dog agility star in the making.

I will gladly help any dog and dog owner with problems they want to diminish.
 
 
Melinda Pelzer, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Round Lake , Illinois 60073
Phone: 8474157795
Mommamin09mimi@aol.com
 
Profile: Im a mother of a child and 2 dogs. I am a groomer at an animal hosp. also. I love working w/ all dogs but find working w/ puppies and difficult dogs most rewarding.I have been working w/ animals for over 17 yrs.
 
 
Kristin Onyika, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Round Lake Beach, Illinois 60073
Phone: 224-643-7459
Alternate Phone: 904-654-6184
furrycompanions@msn.com
 
Profile: Furry Companions Dog Training

I am currently offering in-home training for the following services:

6 week Puppy Kindergarten
7 week Basic Obedience Program
Behavioral Problem Solving
Walk and Train Sessions
 
 
David Sablik, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Saint Charles, Illinois 60175
Phone: 630-779-4259
Alternate Phone: 630-779-4259
sablikdogtrainer@att.net
 
Profile: DOGGY DOG, DOG TRAINING Trainer and owner of Doggy Dog, Dog Training.

I do in your home dog training. I only use Positive Reinforcement methods to train. I do Basic Obedience to Behavior Issues.

I will evaluate your dog and set up a training plan. I work with all breeds and ages. I use clicker training.

A good trained dog makes your life so much easier.
 
 
Helen Lee, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Saint Charles, Illinois 60175
lee-helen@comcast.net
 
Profile: I also have taken courses in Training Shelter Dogs, Pet Sitting and Dog Walking. I am currently working at Tower Hill Stables and Army Trail Animal Hospital. I help the vet's clients with any training problems they may have.
 
 
Amy Lundeen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Sandwich, Illinois 60548
Phone: 815-375-1003
k9spdteacher@yahoo.com
Mid Day Play.org
 
Profile: I specialize in problem solving and training.

I teach you to train your dog to be the pet you always wanted! I will also consult with you to help you choose the perfect pet. I am a certified Canine Good Citizen Trainer/Evaluator and believe in promoting resposible dog owners. I also love working with "challenging" dogs to help them become the loving pets they want to be!
 
 
John St Clair, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Schaumburg, Illinois 60193
Phone: 630-786-0870
zendoggy@comcast.net
 
Profile: Specializing in Rottweilers and large/giant breed dogs. Aggression issues addressed. Positive/balanced style dog training.
 
 
Lindsay Andersen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Schaumburg, Illinois 60193
Phone: 847-847-8928
thealphadog@hotmail.com
alphadogtraining.net
 
Profile: Lindsay brings about 10 years experience working with American Pit Bull Terriers.

Lindsay has owned, researched, and observed the behavior of this breed for the last 10 years.

Over the years, Lindsay had been offering private sessions to friends and family on a part time basis as they were so intrigued with the behavior of her pack.

In February 2013 Lindsay helped with the rehabilitation of a Pit Bull named Chico with his dog on dog aggression while visiting family in Utah for Paws for Life.

This boy inspired Lindsay to move forward with what she really loved. When Lindsay returned home, she left her job as a Mortgage Processor in the Mortgage Industry of 8 years to pursue her dreams of becoming a Certified Professional Dog Trainer.

Her journey began at Animal Behavior College where she studied 11 stages of comprehensive curriculum, including both textbook and on hands training.

A month later Lindsay joined It's a Pittie Rescue as a volunteer and now plays an important role in coordinating training for It's a Pittie Rescue's foster dogs and also helps train foster dogs in her region.

Lindsay is now a ABC Certified Dog Trainer and doing what she absolutely loves. Although Lindsay specializes in American Pit Bull Terriers and is very passionate about the breed, she also is other breed friendly as well.

Lindsay positively reinforces both owner and their dogs to create a more happy and well-balanced home.
 
 
Patty Robinson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Shannon, Illinois 61078
Phone: 815-864-2582
Alternate Phone: 815-821-5736
patty.robinson@newellco.com
 
Profile: Training as Precious Paws at Four Paws Inn in Shannon,IL
 
 
Alysa Deets, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Spring Grove, Illinois 60081
Phone: 815-529-9185
lysdeets@yahoo.com
alysa.thedogtrainer.org/
 
Profile: I have been working with animals and their owners for many years and there is nothing which satisfies me more than to see a happy pet and a happy owner! My first love was horses. I have owned, trained, and worked at a horse hospital. I became very rounded in the mental and physical health of these beautiful creatures.

But I knew that it was my dog that was my best friend and I wanted to help other people enjoy their dogs just as much I do.

Now dogs are my focus and passion. I want to create a healthy loving home like mine.

My mission is to help each dog and owner communicate more effectively. Since there is not a common language, it is my job to create a bridge between the two. This understanding of canine behavior allows me the ability to "speak dog".

I can translate feelings, actions, motivations that our dog cannot share with us. Training then becomes fun and something the dog and owner look forward to! It becomes a time of bonding that helps strengthen a relationship. Then your dog can really become a member of the family, working with you and working for you. You can show off a well-behaved dog to friends or work towards obedience competitions like me.

Whatever you’re looking to do to further your relationship with your dog; I am here to help take both of you to that next level.

 
 
Vanessa Campbell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St.charles, Illinois 60174
Phone: 630-429-4950
nessasnaughtytails@comcast.net
vanessacampbell.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Professional Dog trainer.

I offer both private in-home and group class sessions for dog owners. I have been training dogs for over 4 years and wouldn't have it any other way.

I am prompt to respond and can schedule clients within that week of notice and also provide great flexible with families seeking training quickly. I work with many families that have children and teach them positive play with their family pet, Encouraging games for all to enjoy.

I have low rates though still provide exceptional services. I answer calls and emails promptly without charge simply because I love to create success stories.

If you are considering dog training near the St. Charles, Illinois area, I vow to give you all options for treatments of each and every issue and help your family with every step of the way in order to achieve success.

Please contact me regarding your situation for training by email - phone - or Facebook @ Nessa's Naughty Tails. I am eager to provide my service to you and your canine companion!

 
 
Tara Oster, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Steeleville, Illinois 62288
Phone: (573)768-9361
ostertara@gmail.com
positivepooches.net
 
Profile: I am from Perryville MO which is not far from where I live now so I still go there for business and conduct training. I have a Siberian Husky named Stella.
 
 
Jennifer Zychowski, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Streamwood, Illinois 60107
Phone: 847-899-8481
doggietrainer29@@yahoo.com
www.perfectpoochonline.com
 
Profile: Perfect Pooch Training & Behavior

Perfect Pooch Training & Behavior provides dog training for all breeds of all sizes. We specialize in positive reinforcement-based training using little to no corrections. We offer in-home private lessons for obedience, behavior modification, housetraining, socialization, tricks & games...and much more. Call us today for your evaluation!!

 
 
Sandy Engelsman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tinley Park, Illinois 60477
Phone: (708)543-5278
engelsmansandy@aol.com
 
Profile: I have graduated from ABC in June. I am very good with new dog/puppy owners. As of right now I am doing only at home private lessons.
 
 
Belinda Meyn, CPDT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: 217-384-6862
bemeyn@hotmail.com
 
Profile: Dogma Canine Socialization and Training

Positive reinforcement teaching for dogs and their people. Puppy, basic, and advanced training classes. I also offer private training for more challenging behaviors. I am a CGC evaluator and am certified with Purdue University Animal Behavior Clinic to assist with behavior modification.
 
 
Alice Phillips, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Villa Park, Illinois 60181
Phone: 224-622-2850
wildetomcatpoochcenter@gmail.com
www.wildetomcatpooch.com
 
Profile: A graduate of ABC. CE for massage therapy and for the human massages I have a LMT on staff.
Services offered:

Dog Training
Dog Massage (Now featuring Mutt N Me Massages)
Cat Behavior
 
 
Leslie LaBelle, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Warrenville, Illinois 60555
Phone: 6302584327
leslie@bffdogacademy.com
BFFDogAcademy.com
 
Profile: Our mission is to provide personalized, individualized training for the entire family. We practice the 5 P's (patience, persistence, practice, passion and praise). Our philosophy is that dog training should be fund, flexible and fair.

Specializing in private in home lessons and "boot camps" (board and train)for puppies as well as older dogs. Focus on obedience training and problem solving.
 
 
Rick Touhey, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
West Chicago, Illinois 60185
Phone: 630-921-9501
rtouhey@att.net
www.pawsitivek9.com
 
Profile: I have worked in class environments teaching basic obedience and intermediate obedience but have worked with owners in private sessions teaching obedience as well as helping owners solve undesirable behaviors. I have also designed classes to help owners effectively teach their dogs to walk nicely on a leash and come to them when called.


 
 
Fran Cervantes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Westchester, Illinois 60154
Phone: 708-738-2518
onehomeforever@sbcglobal.net
http://www.onehomeforever.vpweb.com
 
Profile: One Home Forever Dog Training and Pet Services

Dedicated to providing positive reinforcement training. Services include behavioral problem solving, socializing your dog, basic obedience and dog walking. I plan on starting group classes in the fall.

 
 
Edvyna Valkiunas, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wheaton, Illinois 60189
Phone: 630-992-0350
evalkiunas@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Have Leash Will Travel

We are dedicated to the promotion of positive training techniques. We strive to enhance the lives of pets and build loving ,rewarding and stable relationships between pet and family. Training will be fun for you and your dog, and the time you spend will be an investment in your future together. Small commitment
 
 
Beth Hurley, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wilmette, Illinois 60091
Phone: 847-906-3161
bethhurley1@hotmail.com
bethhurleydogtraining.com
 
Profile: I received my ABC Certification in December 2009. I received my Canine Massage Certification in 2013 and my CPDT-KA in 2014. I am also a Family Paws Licensed Presenter.

I am available for private training, as well as canine massage therapy sessions right in the comfort of your home.
 
 
April Wyss, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wonder Lake, Illinois 60097
Phone: 815-307-2457
awyss@gentlepaw.com
www.gentlepaw.com
 
Profile:
Gentle Paw

Please contact me or visit my website for more information. Thank you!
 
Indiana Dog Trainers
 
Dennis Woodard, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Advance, Indiana 46102
Phone: 765-891-0098
Alternate Phone: 765-676-7639
dvwoda@embarqmail.com
denniswoodard.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Dennis is the owner of Happy tails dog training LLC. We offergroup and private lessons using positive reinforcement negative punishment.

We offer:

Basic obedience training
Name recognition,
Polite greetings,
Sit/down,
Come,
Wait
Loose leash walking.
 
 
Amber Litwin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bloomington, Indiana 47403
Phone: 812-361-7845
AmberLitwin@aol.com
 
Profile:
I offer private one on one training and group classes.
 
 
Ricky Karr, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bloomington, Indiana 47404
Phone: 812-876-2085
Alternate Phone: 812-287-6113
pierrespack1@yahoo.com
ricky.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Pierre's pack


Here at Pierre's Pack we focus on pack integration by using techniques learned through positive reinforcement, the clicker, and canine psychology.

Pierre and i can't wait to meet you!!!
 
 
Jessica Shoultz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chandler, Indiana 47610
Phone: 812-480-1536
jrpetcrazy@gmail.com
www.jrpetcare.com
 
Profile: JR Pet Care

I am a full time veterinary technician student at Harrison College and attending ABC Grooming program.

I grew up living and working with many different animals. I love working with all animals and not afraid to get my hands dirty.

I have worked at a veterinary clinic, at Petsmart as a dog trainer, different horse stables and other facilities. I enjoy what I do and love all animals.
 
 
Caroline Deyo, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Clayton, Indiana 46118
Phone: 317-224-9215
carolinethedogtrainer@gmail.com
 
Profile: Working with dogs professionally for just over a year, doggy daycare and doggy hotel experience. I've worked with dogs of all breeds, sizes, temperaments and energy levels. Experienced with many training positive training tools.
 
 
Jennifer Isenhower, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
colfax, Indiana 46035
Phone: 765-242-6453
bearnecessities923@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Dog Trainer
 
 
Lisa Juergens, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Crown Point, Indiana 46307
Phone: 219-669-0619
3pawsdogs@gmail.com
www.3pawdogtraining.com
 
Profile: 3P(aw)s Dog trainer in Northwest Indiana, mother, writer and rescue volunteer who believes in the 3Ps (Planning, Patience and Positivity) in order to establish Pawerful bonds between dog and owner.
 
 
Allyson Moore, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Demotte, Indiana 46310
Phone: 3109829977
Alternate Phone: 3109829977
allydaugherty@yahoo.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/DNA-DOG-TRAINING
 
Profile: Being a certified trainer, I do private at home lessons with any type of dog from 9 week old puppy to behavior challenged dogs.

That is where I feel I do my best and most rewarding work. No dog is to big or to small I love all breeds.

Let me help you better the communication gap between you and your dog.
 
 
Jennifer Schmett, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Evansville, Indiana 47715
Phone: 812-483-1632
jennifer.conrad@insightbb.com
alldogobedience.weebly.com
 
Profile: Jennifer Schmett's All Dog Obedience

*Where No Dog Is Left Behind*

I've been saving animals ever since I was little. I was one of those kids who would always come home and say "daddy can I keep him?"

While most of the time the answer was no the answer you can't save them all always came with the response.

Now while this is true, I'm getting a big head start on making a difference. I love animals big and small and would love to help those who need it with training, problem solving, aggression, pet sitting, and much more.

Let me know if there is anything I can do for you.

 
 
Nan Potter, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Evansville, Indiana 47715
Phone: 812-589-8946
compassionatecritter@wowway.com
www.compassionatecrittercare.com
 
Profile: Compassionate Critter Care, LLC

We concentrate on providing gentle training methods to improve the behavior of your dog in your own home.

Dogs learn quicker if your communication is clearer and non threatening. We provide compassionate, reliable in home pet sitting for all small animals.

Pets are more comfortable and happy in familiar surroundings.


 
 
Erin Stickrod, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fishers, Indiana 46038
Phone: 7658608301
erin.l.stickrod@gmail.com
 
Profile: I have graduated from Animal Behavior College as a dog trainer/pet sitter. I'm extending my studies in rehabilitating dogs from shelters and behavior problems. I am certified in Pet CPR and First Aid. I volunteer at the Humane Society of Hamilton County at least a couple of days of the week. I also volunteer with ARPO. I love ALL dogs. Especially bully breeds.
 
 
Sarah Witte, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805
Phone: 260-418-9177
sarah.828@live.com
 
Profile: I have always loved pets. I found when I was just 12 years old how wonderful dogs can be. My hobby led me to have a fond interest in the working group (aka Siberian huskies) because I condition them in the fall and spring and go for sled rides in the winter.

When a pet is properly trained, it becomes apparent that they truly are "man's best friend" and a bond of love and trust is formed between owner and pet that will last a lifetime.
 
 
Joetta Risner, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804
Phone: 260-416-7926
Alternate Phone: 260-436-5261
jcdtdawgbiz77@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Joetta's Compassionate Dog Training. Please contact me for more information. I do positive reinforcement training only. In home and offer classes as well. Have many referrals! Also do pet sitting as well. You want it done....I am the woman to do it!!
 
 
Kenneth Blackburn, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fremont, Indiana 46737
Phone: 260 668-0996
Alternate Phone: 260 495-0133
blackstar4285@frontier.com
blackstarworkingdogs.com
 
Profile: Currently Training through Blackstar Training Specalties, for obedience, sport and special training. TADSAW Train a Dog Save a Warrior, service dog program. AKC CGC evaluator.
 
 
Stacy Staszak, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Griffith, Indiana 46319
Phone: 219-789-6045
stacystaszak@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Im a new ABC certified dog trainer who believes in positive reinforcement. I also believe that every dog can be a good dog, you just have to put in the time and effort! Feel free to e-mail me if you would like my training advise and lessons. I look forward to talking to you!
 
 
Amy Dunlap, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Highland, Indiana 46322
Phone: 219-314-1874
adunlap7@yahoo.com
www.ruffstartdogtraining.com
 
Profile: I am an Animal Behavior College Certified dog trainer. I have worked in the animal industry for years, working at Petsmart for 2 years out of High School.

I started the ABC program in 2013,when my husband was stationed at Fort Benning for the military.

I had a lot of free time and have always really enjoyed interactions with mine and other dogs. My dog, Liberty has provided a lot of comfort for me through 3 deployments, and she is my inspiration to specialize in CGC (Canine Good Citizen) training.

I'd like to have both she and my shepherd puppy, Kane, registered therapy dogs so we can visit hospitals and nursing homes to spread the joy they give to me and my friends and family.

I eventually would like to be a trainer in my area who can spread awareness for therapy dogs and help train other people's dogs to be evaluated by PetPartners and help share the comfort and relaxation dogs bring to us.

I have a very good knowledge of dog behavior thanks to ABC and can't wait to spread the knowledge with others and help shape dogs into contributing, sweet, members of society!
 
 
Nicole Nelson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hobart, Indiana 46342
Phone: 219-781-5744
praiseyourpetDS@gmail.com
nicolemnelson.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Praise Your Pet Dog Services offers private positive reinforcement dog training classes and dog walking.
 
 
Carmen Miller, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Indianapolis, Indiana
Phone: 317-490-5734
 
 
Marla Vaughn, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Indianapolis, Indiana 46256
Phone: 317-845-5854
davmar_1@att.net
 
Profile: I have always had an affinity for animals of all kinds, hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, and have worked as a Veterinary Technician, but that was not enough. Then I found ABC, and they gave me the knowledge and skill I needed to become a Certified Dog Trainer. The program is very informative, the screening process so thorough, and reflects their deep commitment for the animals they serve.

I offer private in-home lessons in Basic Obedience, Puppy Manners, and Problem Solving (to include Aggression issues) using the Positive Reinforcement Techniques of Clicker Training.
 
 
Ailigh Vanderbush, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Indianapolis, Indiana 46219
Phone: 317-695-5464
ailighsark@yahoo.com
www.animalia.us
 
Profile:
Animalia

I offer in-home behavior consultations and private dog training. I also offer reward-based group classes (Puppy, Basic, Advanced as well as Canine Good Citizen certification) in Irvington.
 
 
David Thatcher, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Indianapolis, Indiana 46241
Phone: 317-281-7957
shock7388@sbcglobal.net
 
Profile: David is an ABC graduate and a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner. He promotes training that creates an atmosphere of mutual respect between owner and their pet. He is a Force Free trainer.

He is a volunteer, trainer, and handler with the MidWest Search Dogs. He works those seeking to become animal trainers. He volunteers to assist groomers and rescue groups with behaviors issues.

He holds classes in:
. Nose Work
. Tracking / Trailing
. Agility
. Reactive/ Aggressive Dogs

He holds Seminars for:
. PORTL games
. Nose-work
. Tracking / Trailing
. SAR Dogs
. Understanding Canine Communication

Phone Consultations for :
. Aggression
. Behavioral Issues




 
 
Christina McClure, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Indianapolis, Indiana 46122
Phone: 317-919-6933
cmcclure84@live.com
indydogtraining.com
 
Profile: I offer communication based dog training. I have experience and success using a variety of training methods and techniques. Call today to schedule a free consultation!
 
 
Elizabeth Wilhelm, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Indianapolis, Indiana 46254
Phone: (317) 629-1679
elizabeth@trainingkarma.com
www.trainingkarma.com
 
Profile: Using methods of positive reinforcement and building leadership skills, Training Karma makes obedience training and problem solving effective and fun for both the dog and owner.

Training Karma offers both private lessons and group classes.
 
 
Lora Robinson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Indianapolis, Indiana 46143
Phone: 317-250-5091
Lora@gooddoghappyhome.com
www.gooddoghappyhome.com
 
Profile: Training for Dogs & Their People! Emphasis on positive reinforcement, helping you teach your dog how to behave in a home environment.

Offering: Help Choosing the Right Breed for You - BEFORE You Get Your Dog!

In-home/One-on-One Sessions

Group classes for Puppy Kindergarten and Basic Manners
 
 
Brent V. Corbin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Indianapolis, Indiana 46205
Phone: 317-332-2533
bvcorbin@gmail.com
 
Profile: Please contact me for more information. Thank you!
 
 
April Waters, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kendallville, Indiana 46755
Phone: 260-318-4189
yourfriendape@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I have been a certified dog trainer for 5 years. I trained before that as well. I train everything from puppy 101 to protection. I also deal with problem dogs and help keep them at home and not end up at a shelter. I have met clients at the breeder to help pick the perfect puppy for their family life style. I also educate people on what breed is right for them. I do not hold classes at this time, however I do one-on-one training. I have 5 beautiful fur babies, Ty 5yr old German Shepherd, Bella 4yr old Sheltie, Ziva 3yr old German Shepherd, Azlan 1yr old German Shepherd, and Anastasia 5mo old Boston Terrier. I have a young pack. I just recently lost my 15yr old Irish Setter to cancer. We have a great pack with very different personalities. This keeps me on my toes. I love every second of it.
 
 
Lisa Asbury, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lafayette, Indiana 47909
Phone: 765-523-3249
pawsitive.training@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Pawsitive Dog Training

Offering group classes in basic obedience and puppy socialization.

Private in home training available.

Problem solving available.

Special interest in matching people/families with shelter and rescue dogs.
 
 
Andrea Erb-Stuhlmacher, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lowell, Indiana 46356
Phone: 219-313-9694
treeoflifedogtraining@hotmail.com
 
Profile: Tree of Life Dog Training

Puppy classes
Behavior classes
Temperament testing
Behavior modification

I love to focus on behavior problems and the proper socialization of puppies so they have a great start in life and can be part of the family.

I do a lot of training with rescue dogs and most of the problems I come across are due to the dog's original owner not being educated. So, I love to meet with the families first without the dogs so we can discuss what their goals are and what they want out of their training with me.
 
 
Jill Merida, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Milan, Indiana 47031
Phone: (812)654-3631
jill@touchofhealingdogs.com
www.touchofhealingdogs.com
 
Profile: Offering AKC Star puppy classes, basic obedience, CGC evaluations, therapy dog classes, therapy dog event coordination, service dog training, private lessons, grooming, and board-N-trains.
 
 
Julie DeKoninck, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Monroeville, Indiana 46773
Phone: 260-623-6896
jdek@onlyinternet.net
 
Profile:
Faithful Friends Dog Training

Faithful Friends Dog Training offers you and your dog positive dog training techniques. I will teach you the skills you need to build communcation and your relationship with your dog. I offer private, puppy and basic obendience classes. Please contact me for more information.
 
 
Daniel Mazzio, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Plainfield, Indiana 46168
Phone: 317-203-4414
Alternate Phone: 317-440-5060
dan@indydogsports.com
www.paws-ability.com
 
Profile: Paws-ability Doggie Daycare & Training Facility

Private Lessons and Behavior Modification
Canine Manners Classes
Performance Training Classes
Agility
Flyball
Disc Dog
Rally
Obedience/CGC


 
 
Linda Moyado, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Portage, Indiana 46368
Phone: 219-510-3631
help4paws@yahoo.com
lindamoyado.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: I am a graduate of Animal Behavior College (ABC) and I wholeheartedly believe in using positive reinforcement as a means of training one's dog. The knowledge I have gained from ABC is more than I could have imagined, especially in regards to positive reinforcement techniques. Whether you are teaching a puppy what good behavior is or you are helping a dog to correct unacceptable behavior, positively reinforcing a behavior is the most important element. The end result is a happy and stable relationship between a dog and his family.
 
 
Ken Beckman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Portage, Indiana 46368
Phone: 805-760-6479
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 so that you can have the relationship with your furry family member that you both deserve.
 
 
Marcia Huff, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Princeton, Indiana 47670
Phone: 239-216-7273
reikimasterhuff@aol.com
 
Profile: Canine Elementary School

As a kindred spirit to the dog world, I have become a Certified Dog Trainer through ABC. My training methods are gentle and positive, yet help you build the kind of relationship between you and your dog that will make you companions for life! I also offer Reiki to help balance and heal the many issues that plague the canine world.
 
 
Wendi Brown, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ramsey, Indiana 47166
Phone: 812-949-3006
Alternate Phone: 812-267-4300
classypawsandclaws@yahoo.com
classypawsandclawspetgrooming.com
 
Profile: Basic obedience, problem solving.
Serving most of the Floyd, Harrison, Crawford and Washington county area.
 
 
Cheryl Miller, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Scottsburg, Indiana 47170
Phone: (502) 442-5082
cheryl.miller93@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I have been training dogs for 7 years. Seven years were though 4-H where I did competition and went to state.

In my senior year, my older dog and I took 5th in the state. Two of my dogs are pet therapy dogs through the Red Cross after rescuing them

I teach obedience with and without hand signals.

I train dogs with aggression or behavior issues. I enjoy working with dogs.

I also work with shelter dogs I have one and in just 7 weeks I fully trained her and she now holds a CGC title .
 
 
Shelly Sturgeon, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Scottsburg, Indiana 47170
Phone: 812-595-6633
dog_training4people@hotmail.com
www.shelly.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Private Training for dog owners and their dogs. All classes are by appointment only.

Offering: Obedience, Problem Solving, Introduction to Agility and Rally Obedience. Also, (Outdoor) Doggy Day Care and Tattoo-A-Pet Identification (with registration). Please see website for more information.
 
 
Ashley Clark, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
South Bend, Indiana 46614
Phone: 219-363-4757
Midnight_rain86@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Alumni
 
 
Tish Bluhm, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tell City, Indiana 47586
Phone: (812)719-1820
trainthehandler@gmail.com
trainthehandler@gmail.com
 
Profile: Bluhm's 'bone-a-fied' Pet Care Services

*Dog walking/sitting**Vacation Pet & Plant Care**Family Dog Manners & Management**Play Groups**Pet Taxi, and more!*

"Serving You, by serving your Pet while you are away or unable."
 
 
Tim Ballard, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wanath, Indiana 46390
Phone: 219-241-3924
timlee46390@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Dog Training
 
 
Sheryl Matthys, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Westfield, Indiana 46074
Phone: 917-771-5586
Sheryl@LeashesandLovers.com
www.LeashesandLovers.com
 
Profile: As seen on Animal Planet! Improve your relationship with your dog! Dog obedience with positive reinforcement and improve your your relationship too - as you are a team with your dog.

Sheryl offers Basic Obedience Training which includes sit/down, come/stay, jumping, door greetings, leash walking...

As a best selling author and Founder of Leashes and Lovers, Sheryl's had hands on experience with dogs/dog lovers including celebrities.

She's also a speaker, columnist for Fido Friendly magazine, Expert TV guest & host seen on ABC, Animal Planet, FOX & Friends, Sirius-XM, The New York Times...
 
 
Cathy "Kitty" Hobgood, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Whiting, Indiana 46394
Phone: 219-455-3141
bigpawsup@gmail.com
www.bigpawsup.com
 
Profile: I founded Big Paws Up to provide private training lessons in the owner's home.

Being where you and your dog actually live allows me to truly understand and work with you as a dog/owner team. Your dog is at easy and this allows me to see your dog’s personality.

I can also witness firsthand the problem behaviors. Then we can customize a training plan focused on your individual needs and requirements.

I use positive reinforcement techniques to encourage and praise dogs, so they will want to learn.
 
Iowa Dog Trainers
 
Mikki Johannes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ames, Iowa 50010
Phone: 515-292-2922
Alternate Phone: 515-451-2422
mmjohannes@msn.com
mikki.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Mikki's Dog Training Service

I offer private in-home consultations, basic obedience training, clicker training, problem solving and behavior modification.

I use positive training methods that motivate dogs and make training fun and enjoyable.

I teach Puppy Kindergarten and Good Manners classes too.
 
 
Mike Uhl, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ankeny, Iowa 50021
Phone: 515-771-4619
mikbhl@gmail.com
doggiesource.com
 
Profile: I graduated in 2010 and I am 37 years old. I am owner and operator of Doggie Source, a dog daycare and training home in Ankeny, Iowa. I have been a dog lover my whole life and love to help owners with their dog(s). I am always learning and love to find new ways to train a cue. Feel free to contact me any time it's convenient for you.
 
 
Adam Gebauer, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Geb02@ymail.com
 
Profile: -
 
 
Dawn Anderson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Badger, Iowa 50516
Phone: 712-887-0456
dawn.anderson1265@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I believe the best way to start training your dogs is to establish a good relationship with them. Working with your pets should be a learning experience and fun for both of you. I enjoy teaching obedience and tricks. I currently have limited space for boarding and training.
 
 
Jason Rowan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bellevue, Iowa 52031
Phone: 563-872-3518
Alternate Phone: 563-212-7510
ringneckreds@yahoo.com
www.ringneckreds.com
 
Profile: Customer service and a love for dogs has brought Ringneck Reds to life.

As an ABC Certified dog trainer, we offer a wide variety of training services for all breeds of dogs.

We offer private in home sessions to give you that one on one attention.

Please visit our website and contact us for further information. We can tailor our training for your specific needs. Thank you
 
 
Kim Kruse, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722
Phone: 563-940-9561
k9childdogcare@yahoo.com
www.k9dogdaycare.com
 
Profile: K-9 Child

Offering puppy kindergarten, all levels of obedience and rally classes. Classes are kept small (limit 8) for individualized attention and focus on molding positive behaviors. We also offer daycare and "party-time" boarding. Come by and check us out!
 
 
Karen Anderson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613
Phone: 319-215-3336
finishingschoolfordogs@gmail.com
www.finishingschoolfordogs.com
 
Profile: Finishing School for Dogs Boarding and dog training. We offer “in-your-home” family dog training.

Enjoy your dog more and your dog can enjoy you more.

In-Your-Home Obedience Training
Basic commands
Solutions to problem solving
Positive reinforcement
Bonding experience
Leadership exercises
Socialization

In your home training allows me to see your daily environment routine
 
 
Marian Lyons, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404
Phone: 319-431-9673
marianl@mchsi.com
doggonegoodllc.com
 
Profile: My business is called DOG GONE GOOD,LLC and I serve the the Cedar Rapids, Marion area, and surrounding counties.

I am teaching PUPPY I CLASSES on Mondays starting March 9th, and OBEDICNE I CLASSES (adult dog)starting TUESDAY March 10th in Cedar Rapids Iowa, at TAILSAWAGG'N PET RESORT In the days ahead I plan to have growl classes, agility for fun, and OBEDIENCE II which would lead into the CANINE GOOD CITIZEN PROGRAM.

I work hard to help you with any canine behavior issues you may have which could include fearfulness, anxiety, or mild to moderate aggression.

I am also a certified REIKI II practitioner and perform REIKI for animals.
REIKI provides calmness and relaxation to aid healing. (It does not take the place of medical diagnosis or treatment)

TOPICS COVERED-focus, sit, sit/stay, down, down/stay, loose leash walking, problem solving and helpful hints and more.

Coming in 2015 Cat Management and training, and information on how to use essential oils on your pets.

Please contact me I would be happy to talk to you!
 
 
Renee Dotzler, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Des Moines, Iowa 50322
Phone: 515-222-1112
dogaholic49@yahoo.com
caninecraze.com
 
Profile: Canine Craze

I have been a trainer with Canine Craze since January of 2006.

I train classes as well as run the daycare. We offer daycare Monday through Friday, and run classes Sunday through Thursday.

We offer a variety of classes which include

Puppy Classes
Advanced
Rally,
Therapy certifications,
CGC,
Agility Classes.

There are five levels of Agility.

On a more personal note we do offer in home one on one training.

This pin points the specific behaviors you want to work on with your dog or behavior problems you need help resolving.
 
 
Tova Will, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
McCallsburg, Iowa 50154
Phone: 515-269-9680
tova_will@hotmail.com
wheretheresawilltraining.com
 
Profile: My name is Tova Will, I am 25 years old. I have had a passion for animals since I was very young. I have mostly worked as a veterinary assistant for the past 12 years in various clinics. I wanted to become a vet at first but my interest slowly changed to training about 6 years ago.

My focus is mainly on basic obedience and behavior modification. I like to work with dogs that are labeled as "aggressive" or "unable to handle".

I currently have two male pitbulls and two cats and one guinea pig. If you need help with your dog please contact me and give your furry friend another chance. Where there's a "Will" I'll find a way.
 
 
Ashley Mapes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Swan, Iowa 50252
Phone: 515-494-4999
ashley.horsegal@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/AshleyMarie.Mapes
 
Profile: I offer obedience and problem solving in the home. One on One.
 
 
Jodie Stolk, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
Phone: 515-727-0607
pawsitivelyproper@urbanpethospital.com
www.urbanpethospital.com
 
Profile: Let the trainers at Pawsitively Proper help you train your perfect dog. From behavior problems to basic obedience training we have you covered.

We offer puppy classes, obedience training, and private lessons. We also offer training services while your pet is boarding or in daycare.

PAWSITIVELY PROPER EMPLOYS CERTIFIED DOG TRAINERS WHO USE POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT METHODS FOR TRAINING.
WE KEEP CLASS SIZES SMALL TO PROVIDE ONE ON ONE ATTENTION THROUGHOUT THE CLASS.

Contact Urban Pet Hospital to sign up for classes.

 
 
Rachel Sterling, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
West Des Moines, Iowa 50265
Phone: 319-930-7833
rachel_soccer_emily@yahoo.com
www.facebook.com/rachelsdogtraining
 
Profile: Just got my certification from Animal Behavior College in dog training. My rate is 20 dollars an hour I can come to your home so the dog is less likely to get stressed out
 
 
Jennifer Hirakawa, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Winterset, Iowa 50273
Phone: 515-337-2753
kawafarms@gmail.com
www.kawafarms.com
 
Profile: We Train using positive rewards and praise. Training is For...... people seeking better communication with their dogs;people hoping to take the struggle out of owning a dog.

We can help with......nervous dogs, reactive dogs, destructive dogs, barky dogs, exuberant dogs or just pain obedience training.

Kawa Farms has the flexibility to meet you and your dog's needs. Jennifer Hirakawa, Co-owner of Kawa Farms and primary K-9 trainer with over 13 years of training experience, brings her students a rich background of instructing and training.

Very active in the canine training community, Jenn is always continuing her education about dogs, thereby, providing you with the best, well-researched training options available.

At Kawa Farms K-9 Training we feel that dog training is about building better communication skills between you and your dog.

Everything is based on positive reinforcement and dog psychology. Our clients learn how to work with their dog through leadership, loyalty and love. Your companion will want to work with you because the training is fun and natural for your dog. We work with all breeds of dogs, all behavior types (aggressive or submissive) and with every family who wants a well mannered companion. All family members are welcome and encouraged to join in on the training!

At Kawa Farms K-9s, all students, both canine and human, are treated with dignity and respect. All training methods used are positive, fun and effective.

Kawa Farms K-9 Trainers are AKC Canine Good Citizen, AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy evaluators, members of APDT, International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, and the PPG and Jennifer is a graduate of Animal Behavior College and a Mentor Trainer for Animal Behavior College.
 
Kansas Dog Trainers
 
Beth Droskin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Eudora, Kansas 66025
Phone: 785-542-2447 Office
Alternate Phone: 913-424-7002 Cell
teachmydog2@yahoo.com
bethdroskin.thedogtrainer.org/
 
Profile: "My Passion is Dogs, but my Goal is for you to be Passionate about Yours"

1. Beginner Puppy Training
2. Basic Obedience Training
3. Advanced Obedience Training, double commands to behavior issues or aggression problems.
4. Personal in home training at reasonable rates.

Please feel free to call or email me at teachmydog@yahoo.com anytime to talk about what you want to work on with your dog/dogs!!!

I am a Animal Behavior College Graduate (ABCDT) and a member of the APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers).
 
 
Kellie Sadler, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Flint, Kansas 66214
Phone: 913-544-2832
kellie614@gmail.com
www.geocities.com/little_blue_pet_training/
 
Profile: The Little Blue Obedience School

Offering affordable in-home private lessons for you and your pooch.
 
 
Tina Lawrence, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hiawatha, Kansas 66434
Phone: 785-288-0888 Business
Alternate Phone: 785-742-3553 Fax
tinalawrence@embarqmail.com
 
Profile:
PACK-9 Dog Obedience Training

Please contact me for more information. Thank you!


 
 
Lori Poore, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hoisington, Kansas 67544
Phone: 620-617-0022
fundogtraining@cox.net
 
Profile: Offering obedience and problem solving through private lessons.
 
 
Michelle Languein, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kansas City, Kansas 66106
Phone: 913-499-8670
mlanguein@kc.rr.com
 
Profile: Please contact me for more information. Thank you!
 
 
Jerri Johnson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lawrence, Kansas 66044
Phone: 785-550-1427
jerri@wagmoreinc.com
www.wagmoreinc.com
 
Profile: I am an ABCDT, CPDT-KA Trainer offering group and private training.

I train dogs, of course, but my focus is teaching individuals and families basic training fundamentals so they can mold their dog into a well-mannered member of their family.

I teach and use only humane, non-aversive, science-based training methods.

Please see my website for more...
 
 
Jeannene Loewenstein, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lawrence, Kansas 66044
Phone: 785-550-1427
jeannene@wagmoreinc.com
www.wagmoreinc.com
 
Profile: We offer

Group
Private Lesson
Behavior Problem Solving
Pet Sitting
Dog Walking
Doggue Daycare
 
 
Elliott Beall, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lawrence, Kansas 66044
Phone: 785-691-6881
swlabar@hotmail.com
 
Profile: Helping you build a stronger relationship with your dog

Obedience training using positive reinforcement. Learning by gaining reward and not avoiding punishment.

Teaching you how to be a good pack leader.
 
 
Nadja Peery, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Manhattan, Kansas 66503
Phone: 5419744715
info@muttschool.com
www.muttschool.com
 
Profile: Mutt School offers dog training classes and private training and behavior consultations.
Mutt School's trainer is a certified dog trainer (CPDT-KSA) as well as a certified dog behavior consultant (CDBC).

Our training methods are based on positive reinforcement.

Come to play and learn with us at our basic classes (puppy manners, foundation manners, off leash manners) as well as our fun workshops to deepen your knowledge and bond with your dog.

 
 
Cynthia Peters, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Manhattan, Kansas 66502
Phone: 785-236-0630
info@rolloveru.org
www.rolloveru.org
 
Profile: Service Area
Rollover University is headquartered in Manhattan, Kansas. We will make house calls to anywhere within a 30 mile radius of Manhattan, Kansas without an additional charge. This includes Junction City, Council Grove, Riley, and Wamego just to name a few.

Rollover University will travel outside a 30 mile radius but a travel charge may apply, contact us for details.

Mission Statement
Rollover University uses positive training techniques to create a stronger, deeper bond between human and canine, while establishing exceptional canine companions.

Goals
Using positive techniques Rollover University staff helps dogs learn proper behavior and self-control so they can become good canine citizens.

Our goal is to help every dog be a loving and disciplined member of their family pack.

To accomplish our goal we have private sessions and group classes.
 
 
Erin Rohret, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Mcpherson, Kansas 67460
Phone: 785-577-4503
erinrohret@gmail.com
 
Profile: Contact for more information
 
 
Liz Harold, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
McPherson, Kansas 67460
Phone: 620-242-4323
goldenpaws_liz@yahoo.com
 
Profile:
Golden Paws Training

I offer puppy kindergarten classes and basic obedience. Dogs are introduced to some agility obstacles in both classes. I also offer a seperate agility class with more advanced obstacles and training. Classes are held outside, so I only teach group class through the spring and summer. Private lessons are available year-round for behavior problems and basic obedience.

 
 
Stephen Cross, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Mulvane, Kansas 67110
Phone: 316-765-2744
info@crossvalleyk9.com
www.crossvalleyk9.com
 
Profile: Hi, my name is Steve Cross, owner of Cross Valley K9. Cross Valley K9 is a working dog kennel located 20 miles south of Wichita, KS.

We at Cross Valley K9 take pride in not only our K9s, but also our training. We strive to be the industry leader in top working dogs for law enforcement, personal protection, and sport.


 
 
LaCole Ferguson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Pomona, Kansas 66076
Phone: 785-418-4206
Shayboy9@hotmail.com
 
Profile:
Paws 4 Companions

Obedience Training and Problem Solving
 
 
Latecia Mills, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Shawnee, Kansas 66217
Phone: 913-486-5726
lmills@honortheirnature.com
www.honortheirnature.com
 
Profile: - BA, Psychology
- Animal Behavior College, Certified Dog Trainer
- Association of Professional Dog Trainers - Professional Member
- HEARTland Positive Dog Training Alliance - Member
- Pet Sitters International - Member
- PetTech PetSaver CPR & First Aid Certificate
- Animal Behavior College, Pet CPR & FIrst Aid Certificate
- Great Plains SPCA - Volunteer
- Missing Animal Response (MAR) - Pet Detective Certificate
- Missing Animal Response (MAR) - K9 Boot Camp Certificate
 
 
Maris Ewing, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Spring Hill, Kansas 66083
Phone: 630-885-0691
ForTheDogsTraining@gmail.com
www.ForTheDogsTraining.com
 
Profile: Offering private obedience lessons in the comfort of the clients home, or at a local park. Behavior Modification as well as Canine Good Citizen preparation and testing.

Boarding and training available

"Using Positive Reinforcement and Dog Psychology together to achieve the ultimate training and rehabilitation method."


 
 
Jake Lindholm, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Tonganoxie, Kansas 66086
Phone: 785-207-2324
jakelindholm@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Certified in behavior problems like

Jumping
Barking
Digging
Chewing
Obedience Training
 
 
Cassandra Cunningham, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Topeka, Kansas 66611
Phone: (785)409-0873
crasnham36@hotmail.com
 
Profile: Topeka area dog trainer
 
 
Donna Millbern, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Toronto, Kansas 66777
Phone: (620) 645-2159
gettyupgo512003@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I offer Obedience Classes with the intention of making the dog/owner relationship more enjoyable. You will learn the following commands: sit, sit/stay, down, down/stay, heel and come. You will learn to reward your dog (toy, treat, hug) when, and only when, he/she does what you ask.
 
 
Emily Jones, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wichita, Kansas 67208
Phone: 3169925039
dogladyjones3@gmail.com
facebook.com/auntieemdog
 
Profile: Please Call or visit my website!
 
 
Michael Gauna, CPDT-KA, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
wichita, Kansas 67212
Phone: 316-409-0293
powerpawsdogtraining@gmail.com
www.powerpawstraining.com
 
Profile: I specialize in behavior consultation for complex behaviors such as aggression, fear, phobias, and compulsive behavior. I do offer group classes in 2 locations.
 
Kentucky Dog Trainers
 
Pam Brown, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42103
Phone: 270-781-4421
dogsdayout@hughes.net
www.dogsdayoutky.com
 
Profile: Dog's Day Out, LLC

I am currently offering obedience training and guidance with behavior issues in the home setting. I am very excited to report that Dog’s Day Out will soon be opening a doggie daycare and training facility in Bowling Green. We will offer crate-free daytime care, training programs, and overnight boarding.
 
 
Claudia Estell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cadiz, Kentucky 42211
Phone: 270-522-9668
claudiar@peoplepc.com
k9onestop.com
 
Profile: Certified Dog Trainer
 
 
Melissa Taeger, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
FISHERVILLE, Kentucky 40023
Phone: 502-974-2987
info@animalloverpetcare.com
www.animalloverpetcare.com
 
Profile: Animal Lovers Pet Care & Dog Training services Taylorsville, Finchville & Fisherville, Kentucky.

We offer in-home private lessons for basic obedience, puppy, and improving your pet’s manners.

Our Group Classes utilize the unique and innovative Modular Training which allows you to customize your training experience.

In addition, we provide pet sitting and dog walking services.

 
 
Melody Reed, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Glasgow, Kentucky 42141
Phone: 270-678-7695
Alternate Phone: 270-670-9247
reedsbreeds@gmail.com
www.reedsbreeds.com
 
Profile: I offer in-home dog training services for the dog owner who is looking for behavior modification, puppy training, and obedience training.

I also breed Hungarian bird dogs called Vizsla's, I also keep some of my customers puppies until 12-16 weeks old and work on housebreaking and some basic obedience to make the transition to there new home go smoothly.
 
 
Kelly Leard, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Glasgow, Kentucky 42141
Phone: 270-576-6397
SunDogObedience@aol.com
 
Profile: SunDog Obedience Training- one on one obedience training in your home or public location (park, etc) if preferred
 
 
Gina Sterett, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hanson, Kentucky 42413
Phone: 270-322-9655
Alternate Phone: 269-275-4333
doggytalk@live.com
 
Profile: I am an independant trainer. My focus is teaching people how to be a perfect owner to the perfect dog. So, I'm really not a dog trainer....but a people trainer!
 
 
Morgan Myers, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Harrodsburg, Kentucky 40330
Phone: 706-726-2556
lazilydazed@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I love training puppies! They're a blank slate to create a great member for your family. But if you find that your older dog needs to learn new tricks, give me a call. I'm a patient person which helps out a lot when it comes to behavioral issues. Don't be embarrassed by your dog's bad behavior- fix it! Let me be the one to help you do it.
 
 
Jason Mann, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lexington, Kentucky 40504
Phone: 859-230-7071
Jason@TopDogTrainingSolutions.com
www.TopDogTrainingSolutions.com
 
Profile: Top Dog K9 Training Solutions

We offer in-home dog training services for the dog owner who is looking for behavior modification, puppy training, and obedience training. You will find our services are professional and affordable. Take a moment and visit our web site for more details.

 
 
Lisa Hollander, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lexington, Kentucky 40509
Phone: 859-333-4200
lisadoggoneproud@aim.com
www.doggoneproud.com
 
Profile: b DogGone Proud /b

I teach group and private obedience/behavior modification classes for dogs of all ages, sizes and breeds. I identify and address individual dog behavioral problems so I can develop and implement behavior modifications for you to apply. I teach my classes using positive reinforcement so that you and your dog can enjoy learning together.
 
 
Michelle Ellis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lexington, Kentucky 40502
Phone: 606-369-1343
kentuckypetstraining@gmail.com
www.kentuckypetstraining.com
 
Profile: Kentucky Pets, LLC is a pet training and behavior modification business.

We are based in Lexington, Kentucky and offer convenient in-home private lessons that fit your schedule. All of our lessons are tailored to fit your needs.

Michelle Ellis is a certified trainer through Animal Behavior College. Kentucky Pets focuses on positive reinforcement training that centers around the relationship between you and your dog.

We take pride in helping build up the bond between dog and owner. We make training fun for the whole family.
 
 
Tyler Singleton, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lexington, Kentucky 40511
Phone: (859)327-1990
singletondogtraining@gmail.com
www.singletondogtraining.com
 
Profile: My name is Tyler Singleton and I own and operate Singleton Dog Training.

I am based in Lexington, Kentucky but will travel to the surrounding areas.

I have always been a dog lover and have enjoyed working with and training dogs for the last decade.

My certifiication through Animal Behavior College enhanced my education and experience.

The certification provided me with the skills required to effectively and humanely train your dog while keeping alive the spark that makes your dog so special.
 
 
Anthony Catapano, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lexington, Kentucky 40515
Phone: 502-321-7474
worryfreedt@gmail.com
www.worryfreedogtraining.com
 
Profile: Worry Free Dog Training is located in the heart of Lexington, Kentucky. We are committed to training and rehabilitating dogs of all ages with the safest and most effective methods available.
 
 
Cheyenne McClanahan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Louisville, Kentucky 40206
Phone: (502) 609-7445
cheydogs@gmail.com
 
Profile: My training focuses on positive reinforcement to teach basic obedience and problem solving, with some fun tricks thrown in!

I train based on the needs of the family and prioritize the lessons from there.
 
 
Joshua Smith , ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Louisville, Kentucky 40220
dynamitek9academy@gmail.com
 
Profile: Dynamite K9 Academy

I offer the convenience of in home behavior consults and private lessons.

Group classes are also available for puppies and adult dogs. Please email at dynamitek9academy@gmail.com for more information.
 
 
Kathy Perry, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Louisville, Kentucky 40206
Phone: 502-333-5959
training@pawsonperfection.com
PawsOnPerfection.com
 
Profile: b Paws On Perfection Dog Training /b

Before you re-home or euthanize Paws On Perfection.

The goal of training with Paws on Perfection is obedience through respect. Once you have your dog's respect, you will find that your dog will actually choose to follow your commands. Anyone can force a dog to obey but it takes a true leader to lead from respect. We can teach you how to be that leader. Paws on Perfection uses a combination of clicker training with leadership exercises to ensure you and your dog have a happy, balanced life together.


 
 
Heike Purdon, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Louisville, Kentucky 40229
Phone: 502 533-2397
heike@4Cats4DogsAndAMoe.com
www.4cats4dogsandamoe.com/index.html
 
Profile: Heike has trained dogs since 2001, when a shy, stray puppy changed her life. The puppy quickly went through an entire array of obedience classes, allowing him to gain self-confidence.

Heike soon became a volunteer at the local animal shelter, teaching obedience classes. In 2009, Heike decided to make dog training her main profession. In addition to making house calls and teaching at her own dog training facility, she continues to teach at the Kentucky Humane Society, as well as at the Feeder's Supply stores.
 
 
Brian May, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Louisville, Kentucky 40222
Phone: (502)889-6915
TopDogB@live.com
 
Profile: Hi my name is Brian and bringing stability to dogs is my passion . From obedience training to leadership skills I've got you covered.

I graduated from ABC back in June of 2013 and love helping dogs and there owners find balance in a sometimes testing relationship.

I bring the knowledge of dog psychology , leadership skills , problem solving and the information that you need to succeed with your loyal companion to your door.

No matter what the breed I can help you achieve what it is you are looking for I look forward to the opportunity of working with any dog and any owner , big or small.
 
 
Raissa Slusarenko, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Whitesville, Kentucky 42378
Phone: 270-275-0005
Alternate Phone: 270-275-0001
tailrace@bellsouth.net
www.geocities.com/tailraceky1
 
Profile: Tail Race Training Center & Kennel

We offer group classes and private lessons for dogs of all ages. We offer puppy kindergarten, basic obedience, tricks class, and more! We only use positive reinforcement to ensure that your dog loves being a good family member. To learn more about our classes and facility, please visit our website!
 
 
Melissa Childs, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wilmore, Kentucky 40390
Phone: 917-725-1395
pawsabilitiesky@gmail.com
www.pawsabilitiespets.com/
 
Profile: When Melissa adopted her lab mix and border collie, she quickly discovered that they had some significant behavior challenges. Instead of giving up on her hopes of a relationship with her pets, she became a dog trainer.

With her certifications from ABC, CCPDT-KA,and her continuing APDT membership, she is committed to helping you restore your relationship with your pet.
 
Louisiana Dog Trainers
 
Cathy Lee Stephens, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Morgan City, Louisiana 70380
Phone: 985-518-3546
dogtrainercathy@yahoo.com
www.canineetiquette.org
 
Profile:
Canine Etiquette, L.L.C.

Specializes in helping pet dogs & owners live a happy life together. Class & private lessons are available. Obedience, aggression, dominance & other behavior issues can be addressed. "A Trained Dog is a Happy Dog!"
 
 
Monika Kuss, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
St. Gabriel, Louisiana 70776
Phone: 225-642-5286
Alternate Phone: 225-337-4550
MonikaKuss@cox.net
 
Profile: Behavior, Obedience, Tricks, Agility, Fun! I am an ABC (Animal Behavior College) Certified Dog Trainer. I teach beginner and advanced classes. Maximum of 10 dogs per class, so a personal care is guaranteed. Positive training techniques. Learn by understanding dog behavior.
 
Lousiana Dog Trainers
 
Michael Quatroy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Arabi, Lousiana 70032
Phone: 1-504-430-9726
Mikeq190@yahoo.com
Facebook
 
Profile: Dog trainer
 
 
Carrie Sampey, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Baton Rouge, Lousiana 70818
Phone: 225-505-4725
righttouchdogtrainer@gmail.com
 
Profile: Right Touch Dog Training, LLC

Positive reward based Training Methods
 
 
Joshua Droddy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
DeRidder, Lousiana 70634
Phone: 337-718-2544
joshdroddy@gmail.com
www.patriotdogs.org
 
Profile: Currently running a training program where we are taking dogs from the local animal shelter and training them for disabled veterans. through the process, the dog goes from animal shelter to juvenile detention center (where i train the young men basic training and grooming) to my home for one on one training to a female handler that is taking an advance training and grooming course to help prepare her for a job in the dog world.
 
 
John Denison, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Gray, Lousiana 70359
Phone: 985-872-5969
Alternate Phone: 985-860-2507
johndenison@bellsouth.net
 
Profile: I am a foster for a rescue and train and rehabilitate dogs that are rescued from shelters. I can be available to do private training sessions and hope I can help educate dogs and owners to be best friends to keep as many dogs out of shelters as possible.
 
 
Jamsel Vedros III, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Houma, Lousiana 70360
Phone: (305)793-2057
planetvedros@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Hello my name is Jamsel but you can call me Jamie. I have lived in Miami practically my whole life. And I understand how the hours can fly by and things can get left undone.(our dogs left at home for many hours). Only to come home after a long day of work and find chaos in our house. If your dog has behavior problems or just has a few basic needs, then grab a phone and give me a ring. I can do private and group lessons.

Basic Obedience

Behavior Modification

Loose-leash walking
Jumping
Bolting
Housebreaking
Chewing
Nipping
 
 
Cynthia Gray, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kenner, Lousiana 70065
Phone: 504-780-9690
Alternate Phone: 504-756-9283
iambeargray@yahoo.com
cynthiagraythedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: DOGS R GOOD FUN & EASY TRAINING that actually works!

What are you trying to say to your dog and what is he actually hearing? Chances are he isn't responding because you aren't speaking his language.

Well,I can help and you will be amazed at the results!PRIVATE TRAINING:

Puppy
Basic Obedience
Problem Solving

PET SITTING: Visits, Walk, Evaluate for Behavioral Issues and Conduct Training.

AKC Canine Good Citizens Evaluator Red Cross Certified: Canine & Feline CPR
 
 
Casey Galloway, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kenner, Lousiana 70065
Phone: 504-559-2805
gallowaycasey@gmail.com
casandra.thedogtrainer.org/
 
Profile: My name is Casey Galloway. I am an Animal Behavior College-certified dog trainer providing on-site dog training to fur-faced clients of all ages and sizes throughout the New Orleans area.

I am the proud parent of three dogs: Marley, Abita, and Josephine.

I know from first-hand experience the difference that dog training can make in the relationship between a dog and his/her owner. Without professional training, it can sometimes be a frustrating relationship.

With an investment in good training, the bond between a dog and human is stronger and behavioral issues can be effectively managed or erased.

My formal canine obedience training and years of professional experience provide me the skills required to effectively and humanely train your dog.

My training sessions are flexible to accommodate your schedule and preferred location.

I look forward to showing you how to make training fun for both you and your dog!
 
 
Cindy Dimitry, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Mandeville, Lousiana 70448
Phone: 985-624-9346
Alternate Phone: 504-261-6430
dimirtyg@bellsouth.net
www.creolecanines.com
 
Profile: Creole Canine's Pet Services

"A Positive Approach to Training Dogs and their People".

Private Lessons in Obedience and Problem Solving Techniques.

Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Services available.

Homemade organic doggie treats and giftbaskets.

CPR and First Aid Certification
Insured and Bonded
 
 
Grayson White, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
New Orleans, Lousiana 70119
Phone: 504-812-8088
grayson@dogmacare.com
www.dogmacare.com
 
Profile: DogMa Pet Care of New Orleans

Private, one on one lessons that focus on specializing a training program for you and your dogs needs using positive based methods only. Work with all dogs from puppies to shy or aggressive dogs.
Basic Obedience, Puppy Class ,Problem Solving
Behavior Issues, Family Dog

I also specialize in special needs and disabled animals.
 
 
Amber Grundmeyer, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Slidell, Lousiana 70460
camenae06@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Graduated from ABC in early 2014 and just moved back to the Northshore. Along with dog obedience training, I also offer pet sitting services.
 
Maine Dog Trainers
 
Kassandra Ross, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
30 Pope St, Gardiner, Maine 04345
Phone: 207-620-0408
rap_dundee@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Until a location is found just private in home training.
 
 
Stephanie O'Hanlon, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bowdoinham, Maine 04008
Phone: 207-522-1650
buddydogstraining@gmail.com
stephanieo.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Buddy Dogs Canine Training-
Dog Training for people who want to improve their relationship with their dogs.
"Like" us on Facebook!
 
 
Sharon Bartlett, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Calais, Maine 04619
Phone: 207-454-7602
Alternate Phone: 207-214-5045
grammiethree2002@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I have now been a Certified Dog Trainer for 9 yrs and absolutely love it! I love working with problem dogs...helping to solve problems. I love seeing the look of amazement in the owners eyes, when I can show them a better way of handling their dog and having the dog respond willingly.

You can also find me on Facebook:

Bartlett's Tail Waggin' Dog Training
 
 
Gerald Greeley, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Casco, Maine 04015
Phone: 207-712-9521
jay196129@live.com
www.dog-ercise.com
 
Profile: Dog-Ercise Dog Service

I conduct Private "Positive Reinforcement" Training in your home as this makes the training more relaxing for both you and your dog because you're in a familiar setting.

I teach Obedience Training and Problem Solve common dog behaviors such as digging, nipping, jumping, house training issues, etc.

I'm currently the Dog Obedience Instructor for The Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland.
 
 
Melinda Ellis, ABCDT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Dixfield, Maine 04224
Phone: 207-562-7582
Alternate Phone: 207-418-7083
melinda.steve72@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Basic Obedience Classes, Private Sessions, Problem Solving and recently CGC Evaluator. We take any size, any breed and we go anywhere to help you with your canine.
 
 
Terri Demmons, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Freeport, Maine 04032
Phone: 207-865-6647
pawsibilitiespets@hotmail.com
www.PawsPetOnline.com
 
Profile: Terri has been working professionally with dogs for over fifteen years, as a vet tech, groomer, and boarding kennel owner/manager. She focuses on building relationships between people and dogs, using positive training methods that create understanding and trust. Currently she lives with five dogs ranging from a sweet Bull Mastiff, to Soleil, an 8lb pomeranian rescue from Tennessee.
 
 
Kristin Bauman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Kittery, Maine 03904
Phone: 207-650-0133
OlivePawsLLC@gmail.com
 
Profile: My name is Kristin. I am a Certified Dog Trainer and an Animal Care Taker. I have devoted my life to caring for pets, and I am proud to say I have finally made a rewarding career out of it. Olive Paws has been BORN! Nothing makes me happier than seeing pet parents happy with their furry friends. If you want help building a stronger bond with your K9,

I am here to help you accomplish that. Nothing is more rewarding than seeing the power of positive reinforcement dog training. Have you ever wanted to go away, but you worry about your furry family getting the right care? Nothing feels better than knowing our pets are in the right hands while we are away right? Look no further than me, as your Animal Care Giver. My passion for animals is so strong, I will treat them like my own while you're gone. Spending time with your furry friends to give you peace of mind while your gone gives me joy. Do you want 5 star Dog Training and 5 star Pet Care? Message me! :)

Services:

Puppy Training
Behavior Modification
Basic Obedience
Problem Behaviors
Animal Care
Dog Walking

 
 
Jeffrey Snipe, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
New Gloucester, Maine 04260
Phone: 207-576-1674
underdog@myottmail.com
jeffreyt.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Providing Positive Reinforcement Training For Dogs of all Ages and Breeds
 
 
Amy Herbert, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Otisfield, Maine 04270
Phone: 207-415-3071
boulderridgebullmastiffs@yahoo.com
boulderridgekennels.com
 
Profile:
Boulder Ridge Kennels

I have been passionate about animals my entire life. I greatly enjoy the opportunity to help others through my love for animals. I believe that every dog can be trained to be an acceptable, well mannered member of the family through positive reinforcement based training.
 
 
Ramona Locke, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Parsonsfield, Maine 04047
Phone: 207-793-8835
blacklabs2@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Ramona's Ruly Rompers K-9 Obedience Services

I offer group classes in basic obedience as well as private in-home sessions for your convenience. I offer solutions to those basic problems such as housebreaking and jumping. Soon your dog will be an active and working member of the household through positive methods and trust.
 
 
Danielle Grand, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Portland, Maine 04102
Phone: 207-210-5146
GrandPCandT@aol.com
grand-petcare.com
 
Profile: I have lived or worked with animals for most of my life.

I recently relocated from New York where, as well as acquiring my ABC certification and working in the dog training field,

I worked as a veterinary assistant for six years and did quite a bit of pet sitting.

What pet sitting and training have in common (aside from allowing me to hang out with animals) is that they both provide me the opportunity to help ease the stress and guilt many people have these days surrounding their pets.

Whether these feelings stem from long work hours or a persistent, unwanted behavior in a dog, they can erode our relationships with our pets.

Now, with Grand Pet Care and Training, I aim to help restore peoples' relationships with their pets to their full potential.
 
 
Christine Robinson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Presque Isle, Maine 04769
Phone: 207-551-8201
critterhillkennel@yahoo.com
critterhillkennel.com/
 
Profile: I have been a certified trainer with ABC since 2007, I currently conduct group obedience classes, usually in the spring.

I am the owner of Critter Hill Kennel and have been President of the Board of the Central Aroostook Humane Society for 16 years. I love what I do.

All too often I see dogs turned over to the humane society for simple training reasons.

I hope to help fix that, as well as help owners to build a life long enjoyable relationship with their dogs.
 
 
Jean Mason, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
South China, Maine 04358
Phone: 207-445-4432
jeanmason56@yahoo.com
jean.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Making a Difference

I offer training in your home. Basic obedience and any behavioral issues.I grew up on a farm, and always had a love for animals, especially dogs. My husband and I took care of dogs, and at that time, I knew that training was a natural for me. After my husband died 2 years ago October, I took the course, and it was the best thing I ever did. Now I am making a difference.
 
 
Chris Wyble, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
South Portland, Maine 04106
Phone: 207-899-2788
Alternate Phone: 207-423-0587
pdt1109@yahoo.com
 
Profile: PAWSABILITIES! Working with all breeds, all concerns ~ let us bring out the best in your dog.
 
 
Debbie Berthiaume, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Waterville, Maine 04901
Phone: 207-873-6544
tntserve@roadrunner.com
debbieberthiaume,thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: I love teaching dog training as I love to see the transformation that happens when the human understands that they can actually train their dog to do most anything. Simply understanding how a dog thinks and learns opens up a world of endless possibilities in training.
 
 
Janet McDonough, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Westbrook, Maine 04092
Phone: 207-730-2935
littlejmcd@maine.rr.com
www.IAmAlphaDog.com
 
Profile:
Alpha Dog Training

Building Life-Long Relationships

At Alpha Dog Training, we believe that a strong relationship with your dog is one of the most important parts of training. Trust is a very important part of that relationship. If your dog trusts you, then he/she will be happy to follow your lead. Remember it is important for us to lead the dog, not the other way around. We are responsible for them!


The Programs that we are currently offering are...

Private In-Home Sessions


 
 
Patricia Beattie, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Westbrook, Maine 04092
Phone: 207-409-9346
fortheloveofodogsinmaine@yahoo.com
www.4theloveofdogsmaine.com
 
Profile: For The Love of Dogs! Obedience Training

Group classes and private training to help build a strong, loving relationship with your canine companion. Group classes consist of Puppy Kindergarten, Basic Manners, and Advanced Manners. Certified AKC STAR Puppy and AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator.
 
 
Adam Ricci, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Westbrook, Maine 04092
Phone: 207-318-4096
bpforward@yahoo.com
 
Profile:
Best Paw Forward

Offering both group and private lessons. Specializing in companion training and behavior modification. Using simple, effective methods for any owner and their dog, so they can put their Best Paw Forward.
 
 
Rita J. Pirrotta, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Winslow, Maine 04901
Phone: 207-462-9495
lvlabsx290@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/k9pawsdogtraining
 
Profile: K9 Paws Dog Training Wag It Games Instructor
 
Manitoba Dog Trainers
 
Gena Giesbrecht, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lowe Farm, Manitoba R0G 1E0
Phone: 204-392-8825
gena.giesbrecht@gmail.com
 
Profile: My name is Gena Giesbrecht, I have recently graduated from ABC in the dog training program but I have been training dogs for three years.
I currently have two dogs of my own, one Siberian Husky and one Shepherd mix. I live on a farm in Lowe Farm, MB with my dogs, horses and cats.
Dogs are something that I understand and I am good at. My goal is to specialize in Guarding, Search and Rescue and Service dogs.
 
 
Andrea Forgeron, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Richer, Manitoba R0E 1S0
Natures-Way@live.com
 
Profile:

 
 
Karin Howland, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3K 0N1
Phone: 204-832-9828
info@petsstayhome.ca
www.petsstayhome.ca
 
Profile: Pets Stay Home offers premium pet care and dog training services.

We assist with the new puppy, help integrate a rescue dog into the home, and work with you on obedience and resolving behaviour issues.

Our techniques are based on positive reinforcement. We also provide Tellington TTouch for those clients who want a holistic approach.
 
 
Christie Golebiowski, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2J 2S9
Phone: 204-794-5456
tlcdt@hotmail.com
 
Profile: Training Loyal Companions

Training Loyal Companions offers group dog training classes and one on one in home dog training.

Training is all positive re-enforcement, using treats, toys, verbal praise and petting to teach your dog. Family orientated and lots of fun.

By socializing our puppies early, we can prevent behavior problems in the future.

Christie has been training dogs since 2003. She owns a border collie, Brook-Lynn, and Akira, an akita.
 
 
Jennifer Duncan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2E7
cdduncan@mts.net
 
Profile: I've been dog training for over 2 years & am presently working under the guidance of the head trainer @ our local Humane Society dealing in behavior problems of all breeds and ages. Continuing education keeps me updated on new techniques and ideas by attending local seminars and through the CAPDTA (most recently 03/03 in B.C.) I am in the process of starting puppy classes in my area and really enjoy dealing with dogs that have behavior issues.
 
 
Ryan Kwasnica, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Winnipeg, Manitoba R0G2N0
Phone: 204-955-0893
Ryan@TheDogMentalist.com
www.TheDogMentalist.com
 
Profile: Private In-Home Dog Training

Real world training designed for today's dog. Focusing on training a lifestyle that takes your dog beyond obedience by proving practical solutions for any dog, any age, any problem. Access your dog's mind, turn off the chaos, turn on the control.

Boarding and Board & Train services available.


IT'S NOT TOO LATE

Bridging The Gap Between Man & Dog
 
Maryland Dog Trainers
 
Jessica Sommerman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Abingdon, Maryland 21009
Phone: 410-808-9385
kitn2181@yahoo.com
 
Profile:
 
 
Ryan Thiel, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Annapolis, Maryland 21403
Phone: 443-865-3102
redbanditdogtraining.com
redbanditdogtraining.com
 
Profile: .
 
 
Pamela Gambino Batchelder, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Annapolis, Maryland 21409
Phone: 443-995-7191
pamela_batchelder@hotmail.com
pamela.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: I offer obedience training and problem solving.
 
 
Alice Mees, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Annapolis, Maryland 21403
Phone: 410-263-3943 HM
Alternate Phone: 443-926-1713 CL
alicej621@hotmail.com
www.betterdogbehavior.com
 
Profile: Better Dog Behavior

Alice Mees provides specific tools for dog owners to help manage or eliminate your dog’s undesirable behaviors. With a strong belief that we all need to become our dog’s confident and calm pack leaders, Alice is eager to show dog owners that when dogs don’t trust their humans to be confident and calm pack leaders, our dogs will exhibit behaviors that are unbalanced, anxious, and often anti-social.

 
 
Debbie Shepardson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Baltimore, Maryland 21136
Phone: 443-295-DOGS
Alternate Phone: 443-295-3647
trainme@thecanineclique.com
www.thecanineclique.com
 
Profile: The Canine Clique, LLC offers private lessons in the Baltimore Metro area. Choose a package of lessons or a single session. We are positive clicker trainers specializing in packages and lessons tailored for each dog and owner's individual needs. Visit our website to view our lesson options and see how we can help you with your training needs starting today!
 
 
Ashley Simon, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Baltimore, Maryland 21214
Phone: 410-426-6719
Alternate Phone: 410-218-0197
Ash12765@comcast.net
ashleysimon.thedogtrainer.org/
 
Profile: I offer private in-home lessons in the Baltimore and surrounding areas.
 
 
Tresa Machulis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Baltimore, Maryland 21220
Phone: 410-238-2161
PAMACHU@compuserve.com
 
Profile: Pawsitive Obedience Dog Training

Make your dog a good friend for life by using methods taught by Pawsitive Obedience Dog Training. Pawsitive Obedience uses gentle and positive reinforcement methods to teach obedience in the privacy of your home. Behavioral issues such as house breaking, nipping, jumping, digging, and other problems addressed.
 
 
Barbara Skiles, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Baltimore, Maryland 21226
Phone: 410-736-2037
k9_101@comcast.net
 
Profile: K9 101

Experience the joys and rewards of learning how to train your dog. All training is based on positive motivation. Join us for group or private lessons. Basic obedience commands and problem solving are taught. Let me, help you, help your dog reach it's fullest potential! Serving Anne Arundel County, Maryland.
 
 
Donna Rongione, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Baltimore, Maryland 21234
Phone: 410-661-0102
donnamron@comcast.net
www.PetSkills.com
 
Profile: Profile: Pet Skills, LLC

Training services: Canine Good Citizen training & testing (approved AKC evaluator), socialization, beginner & intermediate level training for puppies and adult dogs.

Specializing in one-on-one training. Classes available.

Consulting services: pre-ownership consultation, behavior management and modification.

Seminars: available for groups

 
 
Phyllis Hutchison, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Baltimore, Maryland 21234
Phone: 410-663-1606
mommashounddogs@comcast.net
 
Profile: "No More Miss Behaving, Obedience Training" taught with patience and understanding. Understanding your dog's needs are very important, every dog learns at a different pace and in different ways. While training under Animal Behavior College, I learned a lot about different behaviors in dogs, and how they can affect their training.
 
 
Katherine "Kathy" Davis, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
Phone: 410-279-1092
katdav04@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I have been working with dogs and their owners for 10 years now. It has been such a rewarding experience for me and it never feels like "work" to me.

I have handled over 300 different dogs of all shapes and sizes. I believe that every dog is good at something and I love figuring out what that "something" is.

I currently own one dog named Gracie but if I could own more I would. She is 3 years old and I rescued her from a high kill shelter in the Carolina's. I feel blessed to have her in my life and I get rewarded every time someone compliments her good behavior and obedience.

I want to help owners realize all the potential their dog can offer.
 
 
Janice Cook, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Baltimore, Maryland 21122
Phone: 410-292-6329
obedientdogacademy@hotmail.com
petsgaloremd.com/training.htm
 
Profile: Obedient Dog Academy

Proper dog training can make a huge difference in the quality of life for the dog, and his human family. Train your dog and get expert advice on addressing problem behaviors such as jumping, chewing, nipping, and more… Join us for group classes or sign up for private in-home training. Positive reinforcement is used to teach basic "doggie manners" as well as advanced off-leash skills.
 
 
Kiely Kyte, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
Phone: 443-295-DOGS (3647)
kiely@thecanineclique.com
thecanineclique.com
 
Profile: The Canine Clique, LLC offers private lessons in the Baltimore Metro area. Chose a package of lessons or a single session. We are positive clicker trainers specializing in packages and lessons tailored for each dog and owners individual needs. Visit our website to view our lesson options and see how we can help you with your training needs today.
 
 
Karen Vogel, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
Phone: 2039048021
karen@startitupllc.com
karenvogel.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Private training classes offered in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC.

Our training sessions are conducted one-on-one with each owner and customized to your needs and your dog.

Training sessions are offered in:
Basic Obedience
Problem Solving
Puppy Training

 
 
Frankie Meneses, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Brentwood, Maryland 20722
Phone: 240-274-6227
frankmeneses@gmail.com
frankmeneses.wix.com/st-francis-way-2
 
Profile: I have been an animal lover all my life. I have owned and cared for numerous dogs, cats, parakeets, schools of fishes, a horde of hamsters and a corn snake named Electro. I currently works at Happy Hound Club, a doggy day care run by Positive Dog trainers. In my own training, I takes a balanced training approach while leaning heavily towards the positive.
 
 
Makenzie West, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Brunswick, Maryland 21716
Phone: 704-691-4684
shaye101393@aol.com
 
Profile: My name is Makenzie West and I am a ABC graduate.

I'm from a little town in North Carolina and I've always loved animals.

I've been rescuing since I was a little girl and will continue to do it forever. I couldnt imagine doing anything else with my life then being a canine teacher. They make me so happy and teaching them manners, making them a better family member and a happier dog is my calling.
 
 
Michele Harney, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Churchton, Maryland 20733
Phone: 443-607-8807
Alternate Phone: 919-581-7577
fancyabby@aol.com
 
Profile: My passion has always been animals. I am a certified vet tech. From there I went into rescue and foster.

At this point I realized how important behavior is for an animal to keep a home. I love working with animals and their people, teaching them more effective ways to communicate.

I also am an ordained minister, working on my Animal Ministries Degree. Pet sitting allows me a lot of hands on experience with all types of companion personalities.
 
 
Erin Bachran, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
ebutterroll@yahoo.com
bethspamperedpaws.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Beth's Pampered Paws

I am a dog lover, dog groomer, a dog trainer, and AKC boxer breeder. I know from first-hand experience the difference dog training makes in the relationship between dog, his owner, and his groomer. Without professional training it can sometimes be a frustrating relationship, but with an investment in good training a wonderful transformation will occur.

I have been working with dogs and their owners for many years and there is nothing which satisfies me more than to see a happy dog and a happy owner!




 
 
Jules Nye, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Columbia, Maryland 21045
Phone: 443-791-3647
info@sitstayandplay.com
www.sitstayandplay.com
 
Profile: We specialize in severe cases for reactive dogs (due to: aggression, anxiety, fear, or hyper-activity), and are the nations expert when it comes to training deaf & blind animals. Private consultations in person or by phone only. We also offer offer webinars, presentations, and workshops to the general public & other animal professionals (most approved for CEUs).
 
 
Mary Mostrom & Candy Chandler, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Denton, Maryland 21629
Phone: 443-786-9274 Mary
Alternate Phone: 443-786-9273 Candy
olddogsnewtricks@comcast.net
 
Profile:
Old Dogs * New Tricks

Please contact us for more information. Thank you!
 
 
Danelle Grabski, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Elkridge, Maryland 21075
Phone: 334/329-3839
danelle.l.hughes@gmail.com
 
Profile: I have recently graduated as an ABC trainer and I am looking to start my own company to teach obedience.
 
 
Kristie Miles, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Elkridge, Maryland 21075
Phone: 443-864-6747
wagsnkisses04@msn.com
www.wagsandkissesllc.com
 
Profile: Wags & Kisses, LLC

Strengthen the bond between you and your best friend while having fun at the same time! Wags & Kisses offers basic obedience and problem solving in the privacy and comfort of your home. We use positive reinforcement and rewards to train and motivate your dog.
 
 
Catelin Campbell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Elkton, Maryland 21921
Phone: 4439076345
CatelinCampbell@ymail.com
 
Profile: Canine Obedience
 
 
Dana Teague, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Elkton, Maryland 21921
Phone: 443-566-2418
dana@goodkarmak9s
www.goodkarmak9training.com
 
Profile:
Good Karma K-9 Training

Offering private consultations for basic training and problem solving. I use all positive training based in operant condition also known as clicker training. Free first consultation for adopted shelter dogs.

 
 
Michael J. Soler, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Elkton, Maryland 21921
Phone: 443-866-3303
training@bluelinek9.net
www.bluelinek9.net
 
Profile:
Blue Line K9

We carry healthy pet food, full range of pet products, and group and private dog training lessons as well as police k9 training.

 
 
Kelly Marciniak, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042
Phone: 443-812-6300
Kellymarciniak@gmail.com
 
Profile: Private in home training provided. One on one with a focus on manners within the household.

Learn to walk on a leash, sit, stay, greet appropriately, etc. I am in Howard County, Maryland, and have a flexible schedule. My philosophy is to build a mutual respect with your dog in a positive environment..
 
 
Regina Ross-Schmid, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fort Meade, Maryland 20755
Phone: 970-290-5268
Alternate Phone: 970-744-8857
regina@woofpact.com
www.woofpact.com
 
Profile: Currently accepting applications for service dog training. PTSD, TBI, other combat related injuries for veterans. Autism, anxiety, and mobility issues for children.
 
 
Wendy Tyson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
Phone: 301-785-5094
tyson.wendy@gmail.com
 
Profile:
Please contact me for more information. Thank you!
 
 
Tessa Rinn, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
Phone: 240-447-2348
ABCDTraining@gmail.com
 
Profile: Welcome to the wonderful world of wagging tails! I offer In-Home Private Lessons where, together, we create a lesson plan that fits best for you and your dog! I work around your busy work schedule so you don't have to. Contact me TODAY for a FREE consultation!

Serving Gaithersburg, MD and surrounding areas.

I also offer Pet Walking and Pet Sitting Services too! TLC for your pets while you're away.
 
 
Jean Elizabeth Robertson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Germantown, Maryland 20876
Phone: 3015243385
Alternate Phone: 3015151337
jerliz5656@gmail.com
jeanelizabeth.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: I was born on a farm in Scotland, a few moons ago, and have been a lover of animals all my life. Having witnessed many forms of dog training, and many I did not like, I am happy to say I have found my match in the 'positive' training approach I have learned through ABC.The dogs are happy and I am happy to offer pain free learning. Let me show you how to get the best from your dog.
 
 
Angela Purdy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Indian Head, Maryland 20640
Phone: 301-377-6354
Alternate Phone: 301-377-6354
amptap@gmail.com
 
Profile: Clicker training (or not) - group classes and private lessons. Using positive training methods helps your dog learn new behaviors quickly, easily and enthusiastically. By teaching you these new easy techniques you will enhance the relationship between you and your dog.

Your here and looking so go ahead and contact me to get started on developing your communication skills and you and your compan
 
 
Vanessa Pearson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Landover, Maryland 20785
Phone: 301-499-2903
vanessapearsonthedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: I beleive in happy dogs & happy owners no dog is too old to learn a new trick or a new behavior technique.
 
 
Julia Barnes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lusby, Maryland 20657
positive.pups@yahoo.com
 
Profile:
Positive Pups Dog Training & Obedience

As the owner and trainer of Positive Pups Dog Training & Obedience, I work to establish or re-establish a balanced and healthy relationship with dogs and their owners.
 
 
Julie Jacobus, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lusby, Maryland 20657
Phone: 443-852-4912
julie_j@comcast.net
 
Profile: Offering positive dog training and behavioral modification in the Tri-County area through private in-home lessons and basic, puppy, and C.G.C. classes held at the Humane Society of Charles County.

I specialize in problem solving and aggression rehabilitation. I am a professional member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, an American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen evaluator, and an American Red Cross Pet First Aid and C.P.R. instructor, and a volunteer trainer for several rescue groups.

 
 
Heather Fontaine, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
McHenry, Maryland 21541
Phone: 301-616-0069
heather.fontaine@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I am dedicated to providing you and your furry pal the best reward based training available. To me there is nothing better than the relationship that you can have with your best friend. I am here to help build that relationship with positive reinforcement, never force.

I also do in-home pet sitting and other dog related services. Please feel free contact me.
 
 
Debra Ekman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Montgomery County, Maryland
Phone: 301-983-5913
yourdogsfriend@comcast.net
www.yourdogsfriend.info
 
Profile: Your Dog's Friend

Free service advising owners before they adopt their dogs, when they bring home their new pets, and if they have concerns about their dogs behavior.
 
 
Pam Niedermair, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Mount Airy, Maryland 21771
Phone: 301-829-1083
Alternate Phone: 240-586-3721
adogsdayoff@yahoo.com
 
Profile: A Dog's Day Off, LLC

Don't blame them, train them
A happy pet owner is my number 1 priority. Also a master groomer for over 35 years.
 
 
Marcela Yagual, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Odenton, Maryland 21113
Phone: 443 354-2737
a.duma43@yahoo.com
allmycaninecompanions.com
 
Profile: My name is Marcela and I started to get interested in dog training when I got my first dog years ago, but although I enjoyed attending the classes, I took a total of 4 classes, it didn't occur to me to get my certificate. Years went by, and after getting my MBA and working in different industries, I realized that what I truly enjoyed was being with dogs, whether that involved boarding, walking, training, etc., and so I decided to get my dog trainer certificate from ABC.

Would I do it again? Yes, but I would not wait as long as I did. Life is too short, and I am finally doing something that I truly enjoy and that is being a Dog Trainer.
 
 
Lyndsey Morgan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Parkton, Maryland 21120
Phone: 4497916880
TakingOutTheDog@yahoo.com
www.TakingOutTheDog@yahoo.com
 
Profile: We offer Pet Sitting, Dog Walking, in home Obedience Training programs from Puppy to Advanced Obedience, On Site Training School, Private Lessons, and On Site Boarding. We also offer shuttle services to vet clinics and to and from your home when your dog is boarding with us.

Pet Sitting and Dog Training Consultations are free when scheduling a visit or training session.

 
 
Chelsie Reynolds, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Pasadena, Maryland 21122
Phone: 443-891-3118
dogdomobedience@verizon.net
www.dogdomobedience.com
 
Profile: Positive and effective training for the world of dogs
 
 
Mirga Zubkus, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Poolesville, Maryland 20837
Phone: 301-948-5643
mzubkus@msn.com
www.savvydogsllc.com
 
Profile: Savvy Dogs, LLC.

We offer customized, comprehensive obedience training and problem solving through private lessons, in home training and board and train services. Please visit our website for more information.
 
 
Eryka Kahunanui, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678
Phone: 443-228-8597
eryka@kahunask9s.com
kahunask9s.com
 
Profile: We make dogs awesomer!

Kahuna's K9s offers doggy manners classes throughout Calvert and Anne Arundel counties in Maryland.

Our trainer is a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner, AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, Dog Gone Safe presenter (teaching bite safety to children) and a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers.

 
 
Cori Williford, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: 310-704-7966
LongAcreDog@gmail.com
 
Profile: LongAcre Dog Training and Behavior Modification

Offering free initial evaluations followed by private lessons on basic obedience and behavioral issues.




 
 
Brian Hunter, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Rosedale, Maryland 21237
Phone: 443-801-1218
brhhomemail@gmail.com
 
Profile: ABCDT Honors graduate providing personal dog training at the client's location.

Did you ever look at another dog and think "I wish my dog would act like that". They can!

All you need to do is understand a dog's mind, be calm and patient, and practice, practice, practice.

I can show you how.
 
 
Laurie Scible, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Shady Side, Maryland 20764
Phone: 410-867-3742
Alternate Phone: 410-279-6338
petfriends@bffpetservices.com
bffpetservices.com
 
Profile: I specialize in positive reinforcement training and love helping pet owners learn how to teach their pets good manners for a lifetime.

Through positive good manners training I hope to help families build a strong, lifelong positive relationships in order to be Best Friends Forever! I provide in-home private, semi-private, and small group lessons using positive reinforcement training in the following cities:

Annapolis
Chesapeake Beach
Crofton
Davidsonville
Deale
Edgewater
Fairhaven
Friendship
Galesville
Harwood
Lothian
North Beach
Owensville
Riva
Shady Side
Tracey's Landing
West River.
 
 
JanNean Williams, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Silver Spring, Maryland 20902
Phone: 855-DOG-PAWS (364-7297)
Alternate Phone: 301-404-1970
info@avantcaninetraining.com
www.avantcaninetraining.com
 
Profile: UMCP B.S. Animal Sciences
Member Assoc. of Pet Dog Trainers
American Red Cross Pet CPR & First Aid Certified

Avant Canine Training's Mission is to convey the importance of a proper dog-to-owner relationship and successfully build this relationship through effective communication, positive interaction and consistency.

FREE CONSULTATION
 
 
Francine Holland, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Silver Spring, Maryland 20907
Phone: 202-491-8373
info@francinesfunwalks.com
www.francinesfunwalks.com
 
Profile: I offer in home private lessons and group classes of up to 10 dogs. Adopt a dog and get 25% off. Basic obedience classes are six weeks. Individual sessions cover problem behavior, retraining, tricks and specialty commands such as in agility courses. Potty training and socializing included.

 
 
Elizabeth Pitts, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Silver Spring, Maryland 20904
Phone: 3013840776
Alternate Phone: 3012333695
ohfurpetssake@yahoo.com
www.elizabethpitts.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Fur Pet's Sake uses only Positive Reinforcement methods for obedience training and behavior modification techniques. I offer in-home private lessons to individuals and families. Several packages are available, and written weekly homework assignments are provided. Also, a one-time consult can be arranged to address a specific behavior issue.
 
 
Jessica Lamb, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Silver Spring, Maryland 20902
Jlamb79@gmail.com
www.urbancaninetraining.com
 
Profile: Urban Canine promotes positive, reward-based training that enhances the bond between you and your pet and provides you with the tools to build a more joyful and satisfying relationship.

This clear emphasis on positive reinforcement gives dogs the freedom and confidence to think, learn, and experiment throughout the training process.

The dog's natural capabilities are encouraged and rewarded rather than being suppressed through the threat of punishment or harsh corrections.

From your dog's perspective they can solely concentrate on the challenge of learning and trying new things rather than worrying about the consequences of doing something wrong.Our goal is to provide an environment where dogs and their people may play, train and interact in a fun, safe, and pleasant setting while developing a positive, closer, more bonded relationship.
 
 
Allison Beaulieu, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Stevensville, Maryland 21666
Phone: 410-643-1423
beaulieu@atlanticbb.net
 
Profile: Beaulieu Dogs

Clicker training - group classes and private training. Using positive training methods help your dog learn new behaviors quickly, easily and enthusiastically; enhance the relationship between you and your dog by helping you to develop your communication skills; and is fun!

 
 
Karen Fried, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Thurmont, Maryland 21788
Phone: 443-983-1892
Alternate Phone: 301-831-7766
barksandbubbles@comcast.net
 
Profile: The Country Kennel, Inc.

Certified Dog Trainer - Please contact me for more information. Thank you!
 
 
Karen Myers, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Woodsboro, Maryland 21798
Phone: 307-639-0377
kp21272@aol.com
 
Profile: Dogs Gone Good


 
Massachusetts Dog Trainers
 
Toni Pike, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
Phone: (413)687-4469
AmherstCanine@aol.com
www.AmherstCanine.com
 
Profile: Clicker Training.
Private in-home lessons.
Behavior Consulting.
Handicap Solutions/Ideas.
Adoption/Rescue Breed Consulting.
 
 
Meghan Waldron, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Amherst, Massachusetts 01004
Phone: 978.289.0772
meghan@wags-n-wiggles-caninecare.com
www.wags-n-wiggles-caninecare.com
 
Profile: Wags ‘n Wiggles offers professional canine care. We specialize in providing at-home services that cater to the individual needs of our clients and their canine companions. We offer affordable dog walking, pet sitting, adventure trips, pet taxi services, training, behavior modification, and anything in-between.
*Bonded & Insured
*Certified in Pet CPR & First Aid
 
 
Alissa Siracusa, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Arlington, Massachusetts 02474
Phone: 781-729-7732
Puppypals@attbi.com
 
Profile: Puppy Pals is a professional organization dedicated to bettering the lives of dogs and dog owners. We specialize in putting together various training methods that best suits your dogs personality and temperament, with a schedule that best fits your life.
 
 
Deborah Muise, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Ashland, Massachusetts 01721
Phone: 978-973-7855
info@theidledog.com
www.theidledog.com
 
Profile: The Idle Dog

Day Care, Boarding & Grooming for small dogs only. Training & walking for all sizes. Please visit my website or contact me for more information. Thank you!

 
 
Michael Nappari, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Athol, Massachusetts 01331
Phone: 978-830-4241
Alternate Phone: 978-577-9771
mnappari@hotmail.com
www.centralmassdogtraining
 
 
Terri Hanley, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Barre, Massachusetts 01005
Phone: 978-257-8257
Alternate Phone: 978-257-6286
terri@aleada.com
quabbinkennels.org
 
Profile: Private lessons and problem solving.

Positive Reinforcement training.
 
 
Marlene Layman, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Belchertown, Massachusetts 01007
Phone: 413-537-8483
walks.and.wags.marlene@gmail.com
www.walks-and-wags.com
 
Profile: Experienced ABC Certified Dog Trainer & pet sitter with a great customer base. Offering in-home private dog training & behavior sessions as well as future group classes in the Western Massachusetts area.
 
 
Lauren Cannon - Mentor Trainer, Honor Graduate, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
Phone: 774-823-0770
Lshelley21@aol.com
www.guardianangelsmastiffs.com
 
Profile: Guardian Angels Supportive Canines Assisting People

We use the power of positive motivational behavior modification.

Training pets, Show, Working, Service Dogs. Diabetic Alert, Seizure response, Assistance Dogs.

Group classes, Privates, board and trains, and more.
 
 
Nancy Forbes, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
Phone: 508-966-2363
nforbsie@verizon.net
 
Profile: There's nothing better than your best friend by your side.
 
 
Michael Skelton, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Billerica, Massachusetts 01821
Phone: 978-362-1384 Office
Alternate Phone: 781-608-7915 Cell
A1toptraining@yahoo.com
michaelskelton.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile:
A-1 Top Training

Services offered: multi-step obedience classes, problem solving sessions, specialty training, fearful/dominant behavior
 
 
Jan Cox, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Billerica, Massachusetts 01821
Phone: 978-670-1904
Alternate Phone: 978-987-6284
janice.l.cox@verizon.net
 
Profile: I recently graduated from ABC and I am planning on starting a business as a Pet Photographer and Obedience trainer. I specialize in natural and relaxed portraits of people with their pets. I am hoping that by combining my two skills I can offer a unique service to all animal lovers.

I have a 16 month old Airedale/beagle mix. Her name is cooper. She is a high energy dog and a great companion; she has defiantly helped me to learn a variety of training techniques.
 
 
Mary Farren, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Billerica, Massachusetts 01862
Phone: 978-360-3941
caninetrainer1@gmail.com
www.adroitcaninetrainer.com
 
Profile: Adroit Canine Training

Conduct private lessons and ongoing group classes. Behavior problems addressed as needed. Learn Canine Communication, what factors influence your dog's behavior. Overcome issues such as dog aggression in a positive, social environment.

Member of the IACP #1902
 
 
Susan Patterson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bolton, Massachusetts 01740
Phone: 978-430-2319
smpatt1@aol.com
www.home-baseddogtraining.com
 
Profile: I specialize in home-based private training and problem solving. My training philosophy is based on positive reinforcement, behavioral modification and motivational techniques. My goal is to make training enjoyable, convenient and effective for you and your dog. I am certified by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers.
 
 
Sarah Ruback, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Boston, Massachusetts 02119
Phone: 339-237-0997
sarah@ruffnroll.com
www.ruffnroll.com
 
Profile: Ruff 'N' Roll

Ruff 'N' Roll Dog Training specializes in one-on-one training in order to see quick personalized success. The fast changes and benefits that come with a little effort, practice and commitment can truly change your life and your family to enjoy your dog and take pleasure in that unconditional love you can only receive from a well trained dog. All breeds accepted; consultation required; positive reinforcement method used.
 
 
Wendy Walsh, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Boxford, Massachusetts 01921
Phone: 978-561-1123
paws4fun@verizon.net
 
Profile: Paws for Fun

I have 10 years of experience with training dogs. Currently, I am available for in-home private lessons. I am a certified AKC-Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, and I am also a member of the International Association of Canine Professionals. You can also read my profile under "Success Stories".
 
 
Rasheed Hale, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Brighton, Massachusetts 02135
Phone: 617.816.9015
Alternate Phone: 617.982.4183
warmestwags@gmail.com
warmestwags.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Live. Love. WAG!

Warmest Wags Pet Services is a dog training, walking, and sitting service. We love dogs and can't wait to hang out with yours!

By day we are an event planner working at Harvard (that's Gail!) and a dog trainer working at The Dog Scoop in Newton (that's Rasheed!). Gail is an avid gardener, cook, and all-round crafty-girl; Rasheed is a skateboarding, shark loving, horror movie aficionado.

Rasheed is a licensed dog trainer with a degree from Animal Behavior College and knows first-hand the difference dog training makes in the relationship between dog and owner. His certification, education and experience provide the skills required to effectively and humanely train your dog while keeping alive the spark that makes your dog so special to you.

Without professional training it can sometimes be a frustrating relationship, but with an investment in good training a wonderful transformation will occur. Our mission is to help you and your dog enjoy many happy years together.

We pursue comfort and happiness for our clients, and all of their furry best friends and that's why Live. Love. WAG! is our motto!
 
 
Jenipher Trepanier, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Brookfield, Massachusetts 01506
Phone: 774-200-6683
woofworks@gmail.com
 
Profile: Boston WoofWorks! Teaching Life Lessons to Dogs and Their People

Graduating Animal Behavior College with honors in 2003 as a Certified Dog Trainer has given me unlimited opportunities. I’ve taught both group and private, basic through advanced classes at one of the North American pet superstores - five days a week, three to six classes a day of up to twelve puppies and dogs, for two years. If you are looking for a trainer with experience, I definitely qualify.
I wouldn’t dare say I’ve seen it all, but I’ve seen A LOT and nothing surprises me! I’ve learned some important things – that every dog and owner can learn and live together happily and there are NO BAD DOGS! Dogs are as different as you and me, and to account for these differences, training takes flexibility and an open minded approach. There is more than one way to train your puppy and I am always up for trying something new. Since I own WoofWorks!, I make the rules and I can approach each person, dog, and situation with the unique attention they deserve.

Due to personal reasons, I’ve not been able to fully focus on promoting my canine consulting business, Boston WoofWorks! I am, however, still happily accepting clients in both the Boston and Worcester areas and look forward to training as an escape from the chaos of my current situation. After working with me, I am confident that you will also look forward to the time you spend with your dog as both stress relieving and mood boosting. Having a pet is supposed to be fun, right?

I offer private in-home training for puppies and adult dogs at affordable prices. My methods are based on the positive reinforcement methods I mastered at Animal Behavior College and with other advanced study and certification.
Please contact me by e-mail or telephone for additional information.

 
 
Michelle Quinn-Davidson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Brookline, Massachusetts 02445
Phone: 617-833-9707
michelle@fortheloveofjobepetservices.com
www.fortheloveofjobepetservices.com
 
Profile: For the Love of Jobe — Pet Services, LLC (also known as just "Jobe") cares for pets primarily ​in Brookline, Massachusetts. We are fully ​bonded and insured.

​Jobe is owned by Michelle Quinn-Davidson. She is a proud member of the National Association for Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS), Pet Sitters International, Professional United Pet Sitters, ASPCA, and MSPCA. She is a Certified Dog Trainer with Animal ​Behavior College® and is also Pet CPR and First Aid Certified from the Animal Behavior College.

Michelle established For the Love of Jobe — Pet Services, LLC in 2014 in memory of her beloved, rescued, blind Newfoundland / Labrador mix, ​Jobe. He was the sweetest dog on the planet, and his presence brought ​family, friends, and neighbors love and joy.


​Prior to starting her business, she spent more than 20 years in nonprofits, youth development, and education, holding leadership positions at various organizations. Thinking about what brought her the most joy in life, she realized her true passion has always been for animal welfare, which led to opening her pet services business.

Michelle received her master’s of public administration in management from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and her bachelor’s in speech from Emerson College.



 
 
Ali Hunter, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts 02532
Phone: 781-443-5424
ahunter542004@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Hi, I'm Ali. I reside in Onset, Ma where I am a veterinary technician, with a love of all animals.
I am full of lots of understanding knowledge of how YOUR dog thinks, and how you can better learn to speak to them as to enjoy a happy, long, and compatible life together.
I offer private lessons one on one, and would love to help your new puppy learn and grow and your old dog learn new tricks!
 
 
Quinn Soine, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Byfield, Massachusetts 01922
Phone: 718-249-5109
Alternate Phone: 718-249-5109
qsoine@quinnscaninecafe.com
web.me.com/qsoine/Site/Welcome.html
 
Profile: My passion for dogs began from the time I could sit up to pet my first dog. I have spent my life observing our canine companions and understanding their behavior.

I now have a multidimensional business. The first component revolves around training and behavior modification of dogs, the second is dedicated to providing natural and organic treats for every dog.


 
 
Donna D. Savoie, Honors Graduate, CPDT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Charlton, Massachusetts 01507
Phone: 508-248-4677
DonnaSavoie@packofpawsdogtraining.com
www.packofpawsdogtraining.com
 
Profile: Pack of Paws
Positive Methods for All of Your Training Needs

Call or e-mail Pack of Paws for Obedience Training and Problem Solving. Private and group classes are available. We pride ourselves in offering excellent client services and, above all, FUN while you learn with your dog!

Check in with us for classes filled with fun and games as well!

 
 
Erin Blankenship, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Clinton, Massachusetts 01510
Phone: 508-843-0449
inflamesgurl543@aol.com
 
Profile: I've grown up around dogs my whole life. I love to be able to help people understand and mold there dogs behavior to be the best dog they can be, also so you can be the best owner you can be.

I have worked as a dog walker for many years and seen and help all sorts of behavior problems.
 
 
Janet Simon-Mulford, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747
Phone: 508-998-9044
Alternate Phone: 508-561-5819
janethope@comcast.net
 
Profile: Janet's Doggie Day Care
"Where your dogs come for play time, not crate time!"


Business features:
3+ fenced-in acres
Professional grooming
Dog walking service
Behavior modification
Special outdoor 60 ft. runs
Large indoor heated kennels
Conveniently located in North Dartmouth, just 5 minutes from I-195 Faunce Corner Road exit

Janet Simon-Mulford:
Animal Behavior College Graduate – with honors
National Association of Professional Pet Sitters
International Association of Canine Professionals
Pet First Aid Certified
Insured and bonded

My doggie day care business is located on 6+ acres at my residence. 3+ acres are fenced in, broken into 5 separate yards. Day care doggies get integrated into my pack and play all day. They go home smiling, happy, and covered in mud! I also work with dogs that have separation anxiety, fear and aggression issues, etc., and I love to be a facilitator in a dog’s rehabilitation. My pack really does all the work in helping a dog be a dog again. Too many humans have humanized their dogs to the point that the dogs have forgotten how to be dogs and how to have healthy interaction with other dogs. So, my guys straighten them right out and help them remember what it’s like to be in a pack again. (After all, they were born in a pack!) Before you know it, they’re running, romping and having lots of fun! Also, they become much more manageable, stable, balanced and peaceful at home, which makes for happier humans in the household.
 
 
Michelle Curran Cereno, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Dedham, Massachusetts 02026
Phone: 781-326-4437
michellecereno@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Gentle Hearted Dog Training

Gentle Hearted Dog Training offers basic obedience training and problem behavior solutions. Our focus promotes active dog/owner relationship building through the use of positive reinforcement techniques (clicker training, food lures). Private lessons available. Gentle Hearted Dog Training is also highly educated in areas of dog nutrition and dietary problems (allergies, etc.). Active Member: American Bulldog Rescue and Dogue de Bordeaux Society Rescue. B.S.N., Registered Nurse
 
 
Michelle Payson, Mentor Trainer, Honors Graduate, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Douglas, Massachusetts 01516
Phone: 508-476-7679
michelle@thatsmydogtraining.com
www.thatsmydogtraining.com
 
Profile: That's My Dog Training

That’s My Dog Training offers positive and fun training classes in beginner through advanced Obedience, Puppy Preschool, Backyard Agility, Paws in the Park (real-life distraction training), Paws in the Pasture (off-leash work), Clicker Training, Cart Pulling Training, and Behavior Assessment and Problem Solving. Private lessons are available, and group classes are currently running in Upton, Charlton, and Oxford, MA. Our programs provide a solid education in canine communication and learning methodologies - which means you will understand your dog better, and your dog will understand you better. This education, combined with positive and fun training methods, creates a well balanced team that communicates and works well together no matter what situation life brings. Please contact us at 508-476-7679 for a consultation. References and testimonials are available at www.thatsmydogtraining.com
 
 
Lauren Cannon, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Dover, Massachusetts 02030
Phone: 508-844-1933
www.guardianangelsmastiffs.com
 
Profile:
Four Pawsitive Paws: The Power of Positive, Motivational, Behavior Modification and Canine Training

Classes offered are standing on the right paw puppy kindergarten, clicker training, canine etiquette, basic obedience training, outside the house etiquette, off-lead training, problem solving, group classes and in-home training. Nutritional information will all be readily available. All training courses will consist of positive reinforcement. CGC Certified Evaluator # 7838
 
 
Emily Cipolletti, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Duxbury, Massachusetts 02332
Phone: 781-264-1457
Muttsrmobile@gmail.com
Www.mobile-mutts.com
 
Profile: Mobile Mutts aims to provide a holistic, integrated approach to pet services. We believe that your "fur babies" are not just pets, but trusted members of the family. Our role is to provide them with the same love and care that you give them at home, while you are away.

At Mobile Mutts, we work around the clock to make sure that your dog will be as happy and as comfortable as possible. We will love and care for your family members like our own, so that you can find peace of mind while at work or on vacation.

We provide a variety of services from doggie daycare to behavior modification. We will work with you and your dog to make sure he is a well socialized and behaved member of your home and community.
 
 
Dennis Champagne, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
East Longmeadow, Massachusetts 01028
Phone: 413-374-8995
dennis@densdogtraining.com
www.densdogtraining.com
 
Profile: Den's Dog Training (Good Manners for all Dogs) Honor Roll GraduateDen's Dog training offers group obedience classes at The Dog Shop in East Longmeadow, MA and Dakin Humane Society in Springfield, MA.

The group class levels include puppy socialization, basic and better manners classes.

I also offer in home consultations for identifying problems and setting the owners up with a specific lesson plan.

My main goal as a dog trainer is to help the overall relationship and connection between human and dog.
 
 
Tanja Nicolo, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Everett, Massachusetts 02149
Phone: 857-888-6351
tanjanicolo@gmail.com
facebook.com/teebonz12
 
Profile: I believe purely positive, reward based training, and motivational training, employs the use of rewards as a means to reinforce all good behavior. and redirect most or all bad behaviors.

I strongly believe for any technique, consistency and patience of owner's training/behavior and level of engagement can influence the effectiveness of the technique applied.


 
 
Jessica Vezina, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fall River, Massachusetts 02724
Phone: 508-642-4863
jessica@yourcourteouscanine.com
www.facebook.com/jessicavezinadogtrainer
 
Profile: I am a certified dog trainer, currently focusing on basic obedience, while working with Courteous Canine, LLC, to expand my knowledge and become more familiar with specific training issues. I also do dog walking and pet sitting, along with volunteer work at the Town of Swansea Animal Shelter and Animal Advocates.
 
 
Samantha Xavier, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Fall River, Massachusetts 02720
Phone: 508642746
lshaggydog@gmail.com
thelittleshaggydog.com
 
Profile: The Little Shaggy Dog takes pride in offering the best possible pet care, pet sitting and training options we can. Our goal is to build relationships with our clients and their pets. We look at each family's needs and come up with a personalized solution. Please feel free to contact us with any and all questions you may have. We look forward to working with you and your pets!
 
 
Bryna Davidow, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Framingham, Massachusetts 01702
Phone: 508-380-0080
bryna3@verizon.net
www.must-love-dogs.net
 
Profile:
Must Love Dogs

Must Love Dogs uses a gentle and humane approach, stressing positive reinforcement methods rather than harsh corrections or punishment. We believe that training your dog or puppy should be fun and rewarding for everyone involved.

Private training is offered in your home or at a location nearby. Our flexible training schedule enables you and your dog to learn at your own pace.

Must Love Dogs offers a variety of training services, depending upon your dog's needs.

Member, Association of Pet Dog Trainers, Pet Sitters International

 
 
Sheryl Chiles, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
Phone: 774-571-5296
sheryl@thewaywardhound.com
www.thewaywardhound.com
 
Profile: The Wayward Hound is a Franklin, MA, dog training service. We turn dogs and puppies into polite, friendly companions that are a delight to live with. We offer private, in-home puppy and dog training as well as a variety of group classes. Our training methods are based on behavioral science and are 100 positive and humane.

We solve dog training problems - and help prevent them.
 
 
Michele Ellertson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Franklin, Massachusetts 02038
Phone: 508-801-7397
train_the_puppy@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Building the relationship between an owner and their dog is the most important aspect of having that well behaved furry member of the family all dog owners want. I look to accomplish this by utilizing positive training methods and helping the owner understand their fuzzy beast - it's important to learn and have FUN while doing it!
 
 
Kelly Taylor, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Grafton, Massachusetts 01560
Phone:
kelly@theboxerrescue.org
www.theboxerrescue.org
 
Profile: I enjoy working with dog parents and showing them how to create the bond that allows loyalty to thrive through positive reinforcement dog training.
 
 
Deborah Cockrell-Duchemin, CPDT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Haverhill, Massachusetts 01832
Phone: 978-360-4798
Alternate Phone: 978-945-0214 (Fax)
deborah@lifeslittledetails.com
www.lifeslittledetails.com
 
Profile: Life's Little Details

Private basic obedience training and pet services are offered. Deborah focuses on the power of positive reinforcement and clicker training. Deborah is an ABC Certified Dog Trainer. She actively volunteers at the MSPCA at Nevin Farms located in Methuen, MA with their dog training program at Community Canines as an assistant dog trainer. Deborah is the proud owner of Bear, an Animal Assisted Activity dog (aka Therapy Dog) certified through the Delta Society-Pet Partners. She actively volunteers with Bear at the Exeter Hospital in Exeter, NH. She is a proud member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and National Association of Professional Pet Sitters.
 
 
Elayne Tulliani, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Haverhill, Massachusetts 01830
Phone: 978-377-0803
Alternate Phone: 978-476-6429
elaynereynolds6@yahoo.com
www.k9foreverfriends.com
 
Profile: I opened Forever Friends K9 training to assist owners with basic obedience as well as behavior concerns. As owners we tend to bring dogs into our homes with the hopes of enjoying the bond that we see so many others share with their pets. However, simply bringing a dog into our home does not assure that this bond will take place. This bond is developed through training, love and consistent, patient handling. With all of these pieces in place you and your dog can become Forever Friends.
 
 
Gretchen Fox, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hingham, Massachusetts 02043
Phone: 781-DOG-7451
MikoFox78@gmail.com
under construction
 
Profile: I've always loved animals and especially dogs since I was a child. I was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts and spend my leisure time in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

I am a Lieutenant for Boston EMS going on my 20th year. I'm also a licensed acupuncturist in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. I've been training dogs since 2003 and finally decided to make a new career move, make it official and become certified through the Animal Behavior College.

Along with my dog training business, I practice animal Reiki and massage and hope to one day employ animal acupuncture as well. I'm certified in animal CPR and First Aid.

I fully believe that Positive Dog Training is the best way to effectively teach our furry children what we would like of them and help them through their difficulties. I believe in implementing a consistent, balanced and holistic approach in all aspects of animal care and am always open to learning more.

I volunteer at the Quincy Animal Shelter and support many animal welfare causes, Veteran causes and St. Jude's Hospital.
 
 
Becky Bowen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Holliston, Massachusetts 01746
Phone: 508-429-3911
goosipher@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I am the dog trainer for "Start from Scratch." I have puppy kindergarten classes and dog obedience classes held at the Ashland Recreational Department on Monday and Wednesday evenings. I am a certified vet tech with a bachelor's degree in animal science. Along with group classes I also have individual classes for those hard to train pets.
 
 
Beth Heller, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hudson, Massachusetts 01749
Phone: 978-562-5421
helleronwheelzz@comcast.net
 
Profile:
Mind your Manners

I do puppy kindergarten, basic dog obedience classes and private instruction. I also do daily dog walks and pet sitting. I am a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. Insured.
 
 
Lindsey Marsh-Malouin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Hyannis, Massachusetts 02601
Phone: 508-771-4982
www.pawsdream.com
 
Profile: Paws Dream Doggie Daycare

Offering daycare, grooming, training, and bed & breakfast.
 
 
Patricia Sweeney, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Leicester, Massachusetts 01524
Phone: 508-892-9891
cinn32888@aol.com
 
Profile: I am a certified dog trainer, working with Leicester Animal Control, placing and training the stray dogs.
 
 
Betsy Testagrossa, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Leominster, Massachusetts 01453
Phone: 978-514-3104
konabetsy@yahoo.com
www.bestbuddies@vpweb.com
 
Profile: Best Buddies

I believe a well trained, obedient dog begins with a well informed, well educated owner. In addition to being a certified trainer, I have been a dog walker for many years and have extensively observed the off-leash behavior of dogs. If you understand what your dog is saying through body language, you will better understand your dog’s behavior.

I offer private lessons in basic obedience as well as problem solving and behavior modification. Your initial consultation is free!

I also offer dog walking and pet sitting services.

 
 
Rod Sutcliffe, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lynn, Massachusetts 01902
Phone: 781-454-6292
rod@unclerodsdogs.com
unclerodsdogs.com
 
Profile: Do dog behaviors befuddle you? Tried to train your dog but having challenges?

Jumping, pulling on leash, barking, lunging at other dogs or even worse, people? Does your dog REALLY listen to you? No?

I can most certainly help! With over 20 years experience owning and training all shapes, sizes, breeds, and behaviors,

I have gained the formal education and crucial, hands-on experience you would want any expert to have!

I use current, scientifically proven and verified training techniques based on Positive Reinforcement with a heavy emphasis on teaching you about dog behavior.

What dogs think, why they think that way, and how we fit into the puzzle are critical to a successful training plan and for years of joyful relations with any dogs in your life.

Just call or email to set up an evaluation and get on your way to living a great life with dogs!
 
 
Lynn Mahnfeldt, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lynn, Massachusetts 01904
Phone: 617-905-4184
lynnmarie6@msn.com
www.peaceonaleash.com
 
Profile: Peace on a Leash

A holistic approach to behavior modificaiton and training. Bonding owner, family, and dog by using positive and motivation techniques. Together we complete a diagnostic evaluation of your dogs daily routines, diet, and temperament. The goal is to create a mutually harmonious environment. Private and small group training sessions available.
 
 
Kata Miller, Honors Graduate, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Lynn, Massachusetts 01905
Phone: 617-240-7670 Cell
info@cavecanis.com
www.cavecanis.com
 
Profile:
Cave Canis

Our goal at Cave Canis is to train both dogs and owners in a manner that creates the perfect relationship within your family. We offer free in-home consultations, puppy and dog obedience classes, as well as problem solving instruction for troubling behaviors such as barking, jumping, and many more.
 
 
Heike Warnecke-Williams, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Malden, Massachusetts 02148
Phone: 617-669-9433
blanka1900@aol.com
www.dogrite.com
 
Profile: Dogrite

Clicker training, Basic Obedience Training - Puppy and Adult Dogs. Problem solving and private consultation.

In-home training is available for Boston and the surrounding areas.
 
 
Laura Bachofner, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Marlboro, Massachusetts 01752
Phone: 508-460-9135
www.petsit.com/members/lbpp
 
Profile: I've been in the petsitting industry for over 3 years. I am certified in petmassage and first-aid, as well.
 
 
Tumeria Langlois, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Maynard, Massachusetts 01754
Phone: (978-897-2199
tumeria33@yahoo.com
www.siriusdawg.com/index.html
 
Profile: b Sirius Dawg Training /b

Services Offered: Obedience training, behavioral problems, Reiki

 
 
Daniel Antonellis CVT, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Mendon, Massachusetts 01756
Phone: 508 478 6390
behavior@pawsbedandbiscuit.com
www.pawsbedandbiscuit.com
 
Profile: Our Customized behavior modification programs for behavior problems include house training, house soiling, dog aggression, human aggression, nuisance barking, children & dogs, destructiveness, chewing, digging, jumping on people, multi-dog households, leash pulling, separation distress/anxiety, shyness, socialization, door bolting, running away, counter surfing, and just about everything else!

 
 
Melissa Zilembo, CPDT - KA, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Methuen, Massachusetts 01860
dogs@avalonaussies.com
www.mspca.org/programs/dog-training/
 
Profile: Melissa, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT - KA) and an AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator, is an Instructor at MSPCA Dog Training. Classes are based on scientifically proven positive reinforcement based methods to ensure an effective and enjoyable learning experience. The MSPCA Animal Care and Adoption Centers offer a wide variety of classes from Reactive Dog classes (Ruff Diamonds)and Manners classes to more advanced classes like CGC Prep, Control Unleashed and Agility.
 
 
Taryn Demers, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Methuen, Massachusetts 01844
Phone: 9783820190
trainingwithtaryn@yahoo.com
trainingwith.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: I've had a passion for training dogs since I was a little girl & just recently became officially certified. I offer a range of services from private in-home sessions, to group classes, puppy training, agility training, etc. I work with all dogs of all breeds, of any age. No restrictions!
 
 
Kathy High, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Milford, Massachusetts 01757
Phone: 774-217-8373
Alternate Phone: 508-482-5990
khigh61@hotmail.com
www.highsdogtraining.com
 
Profile: At High's Dog Training, I offer positive reinforcement dog obedience training. I have experience working with pets, service dogs and dogs with disabilities in order to help make them a happy, well respected and valuable member of your household.

I am a CGC approved evaluator and offer private basic and advanced obedience training as well as CGC preparation training.
 
 
Frank Zitoli, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Millis, Massachusetts 02054
Phone: (508)376-5154
Alternate Phone: (508)341-4028
Jakez99@msn,com
 
Profile: Offering private lessons for basic, advanced and behavioral related training. Volunteer trainer at Medfield MA Animal Shelter, working and counter conditioning abused and neglected dogs so that they may be re-homed and become dependable family pets.
 
 
Joy Aldrich, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Natick, Massachusetts 01760
Phone: 978-604-8240
woof@joyfordogs.com
www.joyfordogs.com
 
Profile: Joy for Dogs provides humane and effective programs based on current research in canine behavior to teach basic cues, and prevent or resolve problem behavior in family dogs. We are committed to using the most up-to-date, force-free methods of training, including clicker training, to help clients' dogs become joyful family members. We also conduct group seminars on leadership, canine communication, preparing for a new puppy and more to help you bring out the best in your canine companions. We look forward to working with you and your dog!
 
 
Dawn Hinchliffe, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Easton, Massachusetts 02356
Phone: 508-404-8056
littlerascalsk9@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I provide basic dog obedience and problem solving in both private and group settings. I also have experience working in multiple dog daycares. I look forward to helping you train your pet!
 
 
Carl Taylor, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Reading, Massachusetts 01864
Phone: 978-902-9717
ct@calmerpets.com
www.calmerpets.com
 
Profile: I offer private sessions in your home for obedience, or behavioral issues. My methods are never compulsive, nor aversive.
 
 
Francine Coughlin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
North Reading, Massachusetts 01864
Phone: 9786042949
Francine@bark-n-roll.com
www.bark-n-roll.com
 
Profile: Bark n' Roll Canine Care offers group and private training programs at our studio as well as in your home. We use positive methods only. BnR also offers walking, in-home sitting, play groups and more. Owner Francine Coughlin is an ABC honors graduate, volunteer shelter trainer and rescue mom to three wonderful pups.
 
 
Jenn Schreiner, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Northampton, Massachusetts 01062
Phone: (413)537-1211
Alternate Phone: (413)586-2976
info@TheTrueBlueDog.com
www.TheTrueBlueDog.com
 
Profile: Honors Graduate

Positive dog training group classes and private behavior modification for all areas of behavior issues. Member APDT, Certified AKC CGC evaluator.

Please check our website or contact me for more information.
 
 
Jason Araujo, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Norton, Massachusetts 02766
Phone: 2703077890
Alternate Phone: 2762067960
jma.tng.svc@gmail.com
jmak9.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Have been training dogs for over 15 years, specializing in basic, intermediate, and master obedience, but also with a concentration in behavioral modification, problem solving.

Also assisting families with:
Puppy selection
Temperament Testing
Disaster Planning
Canine Good Citizen Preparation.

 
 
Trisha Dunphy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Norwood, Massachusetts 02062
Phone: 617-851-8845
tcdunphy@hotmail.com
 
Profile: Your Dog Sent Me

Your Dog Sent Me provides private Positive Training. I offer a free consultation to meet with the customers and of course my furry customers too so that I can be sure to have the appropriate training program that will meet the needs of all my different clients.

I also deal with any behavior problems that you may be experiencing with your puppy or dog and above all I make the training fun so that my customers are well educated on their dogs and the dogs have a blast learning and working with their owners.
 
 
Lynn Mack, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Onset, Massachusetts 02558
Phone: (508) 299-3900
info@WeClickDogTraining.com
www.WeClickDogTraining.com
 
Profile: We Click! Dog Training

Is life with your dog not quite what you expected? We Click! Dog Training can help. Through clear communication and positive training methods, you and your dog will attain a rewarding, fun relationship based on trust, understanding and respect. We Click! Dog Training serves Upper Cape Cod and surrounding areas.


 
 
Jennifer Depiro, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Oxford, Massachusetts 01540
Phone: 508-341-8298
jennifer@deviousdogs.com
deviousdogs.com
 
Profile: Devious Dogs

I offer positive and fun obedience classes, from Puppy to Advanced, and Behavior Modification for all ages and breeds. In addition to the classes I offer private lessons and Canine Good Citizen testing.

For more information, please visit my website at deviousdogs.com.
 
 
George Gallo, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Peabody, Massachusetts 01960
Phone: 978-766-2520
meninwhitehats@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Man's Best Friend

Private and group lessons using positive reinforcement methods to train dogs.
 
 
Jillian O'Brien, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Pepperell, Massachusetts 01463
Phone: 978 501-1871
JPODogs@yahoo.com
jillianobrien.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Hi my name Is Jillian O'Brien and I am an ABC Certified Dog Trainer. I have always had a special connection with canines and wanted to make a difference in their lives. Seven years ago, I decided to turn my passion for dogs into a career. I am successful at what I do because my heart is in it and I am always continuing my education.

Services:
In-Home Training
Private obedience classes
Dog Walking
Pet Sitting
Grooming
In-Home Nail Trims

Helping dogs find their forever homes.
 
 
Elysia Shanahan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360
Phone: 781-588-6741
elysia@writing.com
 
Profile: Years of experience gained through work at animal hospital, with rescued dogs, and with private clients provides a solid base of knowledge. Friendly, yet professional. Puppy and adult obedience training; first-time-owner puppy and breed consultation; pet photography; exclusive pet sitting and walking services. Call today!
 
 
Judi Steele, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360
Phone: 508-888-2465
Alternate Phone: 774-208-3596
mistishores@hotmail.com
 
Profile: The relationship with your dog should be built on communication, respect and trust.

Through the Animal Behavior College, I gained knowledge, understanding and the confidence needed to pursue the use of positive reinforcement training in helping my reactive dog, as well as using those principles in helping others.

If you feel that the relationship with your dog is broken, let me help you repair it through the use of marker based training. The training will be interesting, fun and rewarding, and best of all, you will get your best friend back!

All of my classes are being held at the Petsmart in Plymouth, MA.

 
 
Peggy Lam, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Quincy, Massachusetts 02170
Phone: 617-595-3406
yue_1015@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I do obedience training.I love working with dogs and I also love working with people so I knew that being a dog trainer was a perfect fit for me.

I dont have a website just yet but if anyone has any questions or maybe needs advice or is looking to get thier dog some lessons feel free to contact me!
 
 
Brendan Gemmell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Quincy, Massachusetts 02170
lrgdogtraining@gmail.com
lrgdogtraining.com
 
Profile: Building relationships not dictatorships with your dog using a positive training method.
 
 
James Neely, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Quincy, Massachusetts 02169
Phone: 857-237-3480
jimmyn99@gmail.com
 
Profile: Trainer, walker and pet sitter.
 
 
Aleks Brenckle, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Somerville, Massachusetts 02143
Phone: 781-775-7840
abrenckle@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I teach basic obedience classes in Avon, MA but will train privately in Boston and surrounding areas. Working with dogs and their owners is one of my favorite things to do. Please contact me if you want my help to make your dog the best pet he/she can be!
 
 
Susanne Shaw, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075
Phone: 4133874368
K9Etiquette@yahoo.com
www.K9EtiquetteTraining.com
 
Profile: K9 Etiquette is here to help with all your dogs' needs whether it be daycare, training, toys, food, or acupuncture. Our goal is to help you truely understand your dogs' mind and help them become the family friend you've always wanted through positive reinforcement training and enrichment.
 
 
Robyn Lucier, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Spencer, Massachusetts 01562
Phone: 508-344-1655
caninecongeniality@yahoo.com
caninecongeniality.com
 
Profile: Our goal is to provide a safe, and effective training method to teach you how to achieve a better relationship with your dog. We use the scientific principles of operant conditioning to teach new behaviors and/or help solve existing behavioral problems. Private sessions will be conducted in your home or other location of your choice. Please call for a free consultation!
 
 
Peg Valiquette, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Springfield, Massachusetts 01109
Phone: 413-782-4565
PegsPooches@verizon.net
www.pegsproperpooches.com
 
Profile: Peg's Proper Pooches

Private training and behavior counseling for all areas of behavioral problems. Member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. I have worked with shelter dogs extensively.

Please contact me or visit my website for more information. Thank you!
 
 
Sherrie King, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Springfield, Massachusetts 01118
Phone: 413-783-7281
Sherrieaking@comcast.net
pekingspaws.thedogtrainer.org/
 
Profile: I work with everything from a new puppies basic obedience through severe aggression.
I am certified to do CGC training and testing as well as a service dog trainer.

My goal is to help you understand your dog better as well as help modify you dogs behavior to ensure a happy household for all involved.






 
 
Laurie-Anne Scopa, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Taunton, Massachusetts 02780
Phone: 5086425225
lascopa@comcast.net
www.nopuptootuff.weebly.com
 
Profile: I am the owner and trainer of No Pup Too Tuff dog training, where I focus in one-on-one training. I have experience with many breeds and participated in the NEADS program in training service dogs.
 
 
Betsy Knox, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Upton, Massachusetts 01568
Phone: (508) 844-3483
dogbasics@charter.net
dogbasics.org
 
Profile: Goal: To help owners and their dogs strengthen their relationship through training and behavior modification. I use positive, gentle training methods My focus is particularly on the pet dog and owner/family. All ages,all breeds. Dog Basics offers a free consultation, lessons in puppy training, general obedience and Canine Good Citizen and helps owners find solutions to general problem behaviors.
 
 
Courtney Connors, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Uxbridge, Massachusetts 01569
Phone: 508-330-0492
connorscourtneyj@gmail.com
 
Profile: My name is Courtney Connors, I am 24 years old, and I have a one year old Dachshund mix named Maple!

Dog training has always been my passion. As a child, I would ask my mother to purchase me breed cards so I could memorize the specifications of each dog breed on the planet!

I have a large collection of breed cards to this day! I was always so interested in dogs, and dog training, and I'm happy to have graduated Animal Behavior College.

My goal in life is to help people understand dog behavior, and the way dogs' brains work!
 
 
Diane Mulcahy, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880
Phone: 781-258-1771
diane@houndharmony.com
www.houndharmony.com
 
Profile: Hound Harmony

Hound Harmony - dedicated to the peace and sanity of people and the dogs who love them!
I have been a certified dog trainer since 2004. I enrolled in ABC when I became the proud owner of a 4 month old incorrigible Cocker Spaniel puppy named Bailey. I believe in the schools "positive reinforcement" philosophy and saw the value it had on my own dog and our home life. Let's work together to develop harmony between you and your hound.

 
 
Theresa Kolpakova, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Waltham, Massachusetts 02451
Phone: 619-890-9636
tkolpakova@aol.com
www.theresakolpakova.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Basic Manners Training and Dog Walking, focused on helping people to better communicate with their canine through learning basic dog body language and developing skills to safely and respectfully interact with familiar and unfamiliar dogs.

When mutual respect is established, responding to cues becomes second nature to dogs who live with humans who treat them as part of the family.
 
 
Michael "Coach Mike" Reid, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Watertown, Massachusetts 02472
Phone: 617-947-8988
citylivingdog@yahoo.com
www.CityLivingDog.com
 
Profile: Bringing people and their canine family members together through CONFIDENCE, PATIENCE and CONSISTENCY.

Eliminating confusion, while opening the lines of communication between the family members and their dogs.

I am the crucial link, because I understand dog behavior and human behavior.

I tailor each training plan individually, while changing two important aspects of human and canine relationships: expectations and associations.

I use a variety of tools, tasks and approaches to acquire desired results.

I want YOU and YOUR family to be able to control your dog in all situations and circumstances.

Currently offering private and group classes and many levels of obedience courses throughout Massachusetts.
 
 
Katrina Jablonsky, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
West Boylston, Massachusetts 01583
Phone: 508-340-1172
lifelinepaws@charter.net
lifelinepaws.com
 
Profile: Experienced in rounded dog training, clicker, and reactive dog. Training programs tailored to the needs and temperament of the dog.
Specializing in service dogs for the disabled.
 
 
Jenny Zelasko, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
West Brookfield, Massachusetts 01585
Phone: 413-348-5678
jenniferzelasko@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Just graduated!!
 
 
Bette Yip, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
West Newton, Massachusetts 02465
Phone: 617-966-4240
yipyip@rcn.com
www.acedogtraining.com
 
Profile: Let American Canine Education teach you to understand and communicate with your canine companion, not merely "control" your dog. Our holistic approach to training gives you the skills needed to get reliable and enthusiastic responses from your dog without using force. Contact Bette Yip, ABC Honors Graduate, for more information.
 
 
Brenda Samson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Westhampton, Massachusetts 01027
Phone: 413-529-1917
Brenda@rosettabonetraining.com
rosettabonetraining.com
 
Profile: I am a graduate of Animal Behavior College where I earned my certification as an ABC Certified Dog Trainer. My commitment to this program has provided me with a formal education in canine obedience training and understanding behavior and its motives. My certification, education and experience provide me the skills required to effectively and humanely train.

Without professional training it can sometimes be a frustrating relationship that results in re-homing of the dog or worse, euthanasia, but with an investment in good training a wonderful transformation will occur. As much as 60 of all dogs wind up in animal shelters due to untreated behavior problems amounting to literally millions of dogs being euthanized every year because of behavior problems, many of which could be treated.
 
 
Ivan Rios, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wilbraham, Massachusetts 01095
Phone: 860-819-9539
AlphaDogObedienceCenter@Gmail.com
www.facebook.com/ADOBEDIENCECENTER
 
Profile: I started out my education as a business major. My goal was to either become a bookkeeper- like my mom, or to run my own office...somewhere. I had always wanted a dog but with my families allergy's, I was limited. About my 2yr in college, I took an animal psychology class- as an elective to fill my schedule. After my first class, I was hooked! I began doing more research online, and was independently studying.. positive reinforcement techniques, and methods. I now found myself with a need to know why dogs do the things they do and, how to communicate with them.

Private Lessons, Group Classes (upon request), Free Consultations w/ purchase of any 8wk or more program, House Manners Clinics, House Training Sessions, Loose Leash Walking Seminars, Retrieving Lessons, Boundary Training, and Recall Lessons (Spot! Come!), First Time Pet Parent "Set Up" Sessions (before your dog arrives), as well as Help Finding a Puppy/Dog through my rescue work with Pet Adoption League of New York, Inc., a 501c(3) Rescue Organization.

To bond with another species is something unparalleled! There's nothing like it in the world! When you are working, playing, traveling, or even just calling your dog to you, the feeling is amazing! I became a dog trainer to do just that- help as many people and their dogs build a "relationship built on trust, and cooperation" - Leslie Nelson my mentor trainer, so that they too, can relish in the awesomeness that is having a happy, healthy, and well balanced dog! So far things have gone great, but my determination combined with the help of ABC, I'm more then half way to reaching my goals of opening my own doggie empire! I look forward to meeting you soon and getting to know both you and your pup/dog! Serving Wilbraham, MA - Manchester, CT Instagram- @AlphaDogObedience
 
 
Malinda Leone, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wilmington, Massachusetts 01887
Phone: 781-872-1058
malinda@sassypawspetstyles.com
www.SassyPawsPetStyles.com
 
Profile: I have been in the Animal Care iNDusrty for 12 years. I am a certified pet stylist, provide in home pet boarding and training sessions, certified in Pet First Aid and CPR. I am owned by two of my own fur-babies Buddy Love my 12 year old Golden and Lilly Bell, my 6 year old Maltese. I groom and train out of my pet salon, Sassy Paws Pet Styles in Reading, Ma

 
 
Lisa Monteforte, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Woburn, Massachusetts 01801
Phone: 781-933-1373
Alternate Phone: 781-820-4627
 
Profile: Wag N Train

I offer dog training, dog walking, and pet sitting.
 
 
Christopher Russell, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Worcester, Massachusetts 01545
Phone: 508-796-3015
waggerzlounge@townisp.com
www.waggerzlounge.com
 
Profile: ABC trainer in the Worcester area. Work w/ owners on basic obedience and problem solving. Training is held at facility or individual sessions as arranged. Please call for more info.
 
 
Kristin Yule-Searles, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Wrentham, Massachusetts 02093
Phone: (508) 527-9514
klyule@gmail.com
 
Michigan Dog Trainers
 
Susan Ringey, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
14491 Lulu Road, Michigan 48140
Phone: 734-279-1024
Alternate Phone: 313-303-2382
doggieplayzoneinc@gmail.com
doggieplayzoneinc.thedogtrainer.org
 
Profile: Specializes in pet boarding and positive reinforcement pet dog training.


 
 
Erin Pippin, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
2306 Brookfarm Ct SE, Michigan 49508
Phone: 6164506070
epippin13@yahoo.com
 
Profile: I don't have a business yet, I'm trying to complete the Grooming and Vet assistant courses while I work a full time manufacturing job and save for my future business in Grooming/Training.
 
 
Cathy Drapeau, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Allen Park, Michigan 48101
Phone: 313-388-5115
oncueobedience@yahoo.com
www.oncueobedience.com
 
Profile: On Cue! Canine Obedience Training LLC

On Cue!, serving the Detroit Metropolitan area, offers positive-based training in class, private, and in-home settings for all ages (yes, puppies), breeds and sizes of dogs. Problem-solving evaluations available in-home, also. Don't wait until problems behaviors arise. Training is for all dogs!




 
 
ShaShawn Dailey, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Alma, Michigan 48801
Phone: 9894634486
petbehavior@ymail.com
www.stateroadah.com
 
Profile: I have worked as a veterinary assistant for many years. I have been handling dogs at their worst point, the vets office!

I have learned a lot through the years but the time I have spent with ABC and my mentor trainer put all the actions of the dogs in to perspective!

We offer in clinic consultations, small class sizes, and in home visits. Positive training for a positive relationship with your dog. Specialty items offered include: Canine Life and Social Skills trainer and evaluator. Canine Life and Social Skills evaluator. Manners truly do matter!
 
 
Tonya Choryan, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Alto, Michigan 49302
Phone: 616-437-3733
Alternate Phone: 6164373733
tonya@pawsitivelypamperingpetcare.com
www.PAWSitivelyPamperingPetCare.com
 
Profile: PAWSitively Pampering Pet Care Is a full service professional pet care company. We offer flexibility, ease of scheduling and the utmost personal attention to details when handling your precious pets.

We offer basic obedience and problem solving using positive reinforcement and fun, interactive training. The training is designed to meet the specific needs of you and your dog.
 
 
Alicia Symonds, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Berrien Springs, Michigan 49103
Phone: (269) 470-1683
Alicia_27_1982@yahoo.com
 
Profile: ABC Certified Dog trainer.
 
 
Mandy Bradley, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48302
Phone: 248-230-7297
mandahcat13@gmail.com
4pawscc.com
 
Profile: I have worked at 4 Paws Community Center for 5 years. I am familiar with many types of breeds and temperaments. Animals have always been my passion so when the opportunity arose for me to get training to become the Dog Trainer at 4 Paws I was very excited. I want to help people make their good dogs into GREAT dogs and help build the owner-pet bond!
 
 
Karla King, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Bronson, Michigan 49028
Phone: 517-369-2316
Alternate Phone: 517-677-2867
king1queen1@netzero.net
 
Profile: I offer private, in-home sessions. Please contact me for more information. Thank you!
 
 
Melissa Simpson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Caledonia, Michigan 49316
Phone: 616-698-2237
melissa@htdogtraining.com
www.htdogtraining.com
 
Profile: We train your dog using solutions that are effective, useful, and provide your dog the skills necessary to be a successful member of your family. The result is a dog that is well behaved, happy, and fun to be with!


 
 
Melissa Simpson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Caledonia, Michigan 49316
Phone: 616-698-2237
koda2003@comcast.net
www.htdogtraining.com
 
Profile: Happy Tails Dog Training, LLC

At Happy Tails, our goal is for your dog to be happy, well behaved and fun to be with!

We offer basic obedience and problem solving using positive reinforcement and fun, interactive training. The training is designed to meet the specific needs of you and your dog.
 
 
Rebecca Lahr, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Charlotte, Michigan 48813
information@cyberdogzodt.com
www.cyberdogzodt.com
 
Profile: I am offering private lesson's for local residence in the Charlotte, MI area. The cost is $450 for 6 weeks of one-on-one training.

On-line based training
Puppy Pre-School - $45.00
Adult Obedience - $65.00 or $50.00 for the do it yourself version.

Treatment Plans are sold for $2.00 each. Check out the website to order!
 
 
Amber Aben, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chelsea, Michigan 48118
Phone: 734-645-3029
amber@pawstbm.com
www.pawstbm.com
 
Profile: Puppies Are Wonderful Sidekicks Training and Behavior Modification (PAWS) is a dog training and behavior modification company that is dedicated to providing private in-home lessons to dog owners to rehabilitate dogs and their behavior problems in addition to teaching basic and advanced obedience. I tavel within a 30 mile radius of Chelsea, MI, and for a small travel free will go beyond that border. I'm available by phone, text, or email. Contact me today and schedule your free in-home evaluation.
 
 
Katerina Rekowski, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Chesterfield, Michigan 48047
Phone: 513-602-8869
mi_dogtrainer@yahoo.com
www.midogtrainer.net
 
Profile: • Puppy training
• Behavior modification
• Basic obedience & socialization
• New dog adoption help
• Dog and kids
• Help with cat chasing and aggression to people, other pets ,food aggression and etc problem solving: Chewing, digging, jumping, mouthing.
I have big experience
with bully breeds (pits)
 
 
JoAnne Robinson, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Clawson, Michigan 48017
Phone: 248-321-4353
joanne@atyourpetsservice.com
www.atyourpetsservice.com
 
Profile: My goal is the have the best relationship an owner and their beloved canine can have. I believe consistency in manners and obedience leads the way to a wonderful life together, with the best memories to enjoy.
 
 
Kristin Hadacz, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Clinton Township, Michigan 48036
Phone: 586-463-6038
Alternate Phone: 586-703-4457
khadacz@yahoo.com
 
Profile: Currently, I am doing one-on-one training in your home. I work with puppies and adult dogs, working on basic obedience and behavior problems. I feel training should be fun for dog and handler. I work off of positive reinforcement. I am working on having a training center where I can hold group classes. Please feel free to call with any questions.
 
 
Donna Hansen, ABCDT
ABC Certified Dog Trainer
Custer, Michigan 49405
Phone: 231-288-7178
maplesetters33@hotmail.com
 
Profile: I started training dogs when I was about 10 years old with my father who had bird dogs. Then I trained and begin showing sporting dogs when I