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Coaching Canine Partners

San Diego, CA 92071
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Located in Santee, California, Coaching Canine Partners is a professional dog training business that serves clients in the wider local metropolitan area. The company specializes in K9 Nose Work classes, workshops, and seminars to prepare dogs for this upcoming and relatively new civilian dog sport. Coaching Canine Partners has worked with dogs who went on to win title achievements for nose work performances and its owner and head trainer has an extensive background in the United States Fish and Wildlife Service as well as the National Park Service. The company can be contacted for appointments or inquiries by phone or email.

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Golden State Service Dogs

Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Golden State Service Dogs provides service dog training for dog owners in the central and south San Diego areas.Owner and Expert Dog Trainer Michelle Magers have more than 16 years of experience successfully training dogs while working with individuals with disabilities.She is also a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and provides clients with direct support, counseling, training, and service dog verification for enhanced independence, employability, and quality of life. Michelle has an exceptional understanding of canine communication and offers clients a holistic approach to rehabilitation services. They provide obedience training, service dog training, therapy dog training and certification, dog behavior modification, and much more.

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Happy Dog Happy Owner

San Diego, CA 92107
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Happy Dog Happy Owner provides dog training services to pet owners in San Diego and the surrounding areas. They work to ensure that all pets achieve training goals, including basic manners, dog sports, obedience, and severe behavior issues. An essential component of their classes is teaching owners how to communicate and train their dog. Class size is limited, guaranteeing that owners and their dogs receive plenty of individual attention. Their team uses positive reinforcement training techniques, enabling the training experience to be both productive and fun for the owner while building trust and developing a successful relationship with their pet.

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Lifetime Dog Training

Santee, CA 92071
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Lifetime Dog Training, headquartered in Santee, California, is a professional dog training business that serves clients in the surrounding metropolitan area. The company is open Monday through Saturday and its two trainers have more than twelve years of combined experience in the industry. Lifetime Dog Training offers in-home private lessons as well as group training classes and works on such issues as potty training, general obedience, barking control, and more. Additionally, the company is certified by the American Kennel Club to conduct the Canine Good Citizen Test. Lifetime Dog Training can be contacted by phone or through its website.

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Lupa K9 Dog Training

San Diego, CA
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Lupa K9 is a professional dog training business located in San Diego, California that serves clients throughout the city as well as La Jolla, Pacific Beach, Ocean Beach, Point Loma, and Surrounding Areas. Services provided by the company include walking training, behavior modification techniques, obedience training, Canine Good Citizen training and testing, in-home board-and-train services, and puppy training services. Lupa K9 is a member of the International Association of Canine Professionals and is open every day of the week. Previous clients rate the company highly on social media. The company can be contacted for appointments or inquiries by phone or email.

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Sit Stay Come Dog Training

San Diego, CA 92120
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Sit Stay Come Dog Training provides professional dog training for customers and their pets in San Diego and the surrounding area. Owner John Knight manages the training and is a certified Master Dog Trainer. He has successfully trained over two thousand dos over the past 11 years and has also proven to be an excellent Behavioral Canine Therapist in Southern California. The team offers a variety of training programs that include good puppy programs to reinforce positive behaviors all the way through their Awesome Dog program that tackles several different issues like barking, jumping on people, digging, chewing, and much more.

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The Educated Pet

San Diego, CA 92111
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Located in San Diego, California, The Educated Pet is a professional dog training business that serves clients in the surrounding metropolitan area. The company hosts courses on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday and is available for puppies, adolescent dogs, and older dogs. In addition to in-home private training sessions, the company also offers day training and group classes. The Educated Pet is also available for Expert Witness testimony services for both civil and criminal cases. The Educated Pet has been in the industry for more than twenty years and can be contacted for appointments or inquiries by phone or through its official website.

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Woof!

San Diego, CA 92116
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Woof! is a professional dog training business located in San Diego, California that serves clients in the surrounding metropolitan area. The company uses only positive reinforcement techniques in its work and is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and the Pet Professional Guild. Additionally, Woof! is a Certified Training Partner with the Karen Pryor Academy and is an educator with Family Paws Parent Education. Owner Erin Vejar has been in the industry since gaining certification from Animal Behavior College in 2006 and is a Canine Good Citizen evaluator for the American Kennel Club. Woof! can be contacted by phone or email.

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Zoe’s Dog Training

San Diego, CA 92117
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Zoe’s Dog Training provides professional and customized dog training services to clients in San Diego. Their certified trainers will assess each dog, taking into consideration the pet’s current medical state, medical history, daily schedule, home dynamics, breed specificities and energy levels to provide the most balanced plan for addressing a client’s specific problem areas. They will develop a clear training plan to solidify the bond between the owner and their pet, with clear communication that creates a stress-free home. Their team offers group classes, one-on-one private lessons for more attention, and a jump start program that includes pack and group training walks and more.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the best dog training certification?

A: There are several dog training certification programs available to help trainers expand their credentials. Certified Behavior Adjustment Training Instructor (CBATI) and Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC) are two of the highest certifications. Additional essential certifications include Basic Agility and Puppy Training.

Q: What qualifications do I need to be a dog trainer?

A: Dog trainers are not required to get any type of certification; however, courses that award certifications help build client bases and ensure pet owners that their animals are in excellent hands. To become a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed, one must pass a written exam and have 300 hours of documented experience in dog training over a three-year period.

Q: What kind of training do you need to be a dog trainer?

A: Professional training is not required to become a dog trainer, but the more courses and credentials one obtains allows for increased knowledge and skill sets in overall dog training. Depending on the certifications desired, training courses include obedience, behavior modification, pet CPR, clicker training, and K9 training.

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