Best Dog Trainers in Santa Clarita

Why These Dog Trainers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Santa Clarita Dog Trainers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

A Paw Above Dog Training

Located in Santa Clarita, California, A Paw Above Dog Training is a certified dog and puppy training business that serves dogs and their owners in the Valencia, Stevenson Ranch, Newhall, Saugus, Canyon Country, and Castaic areas. Owner and lead trainer Beth Harrison is a certified dog trainer with over 10 years of experience in the business. Using only positive methods within a safe and supervised environment she has trained hundreds of dogs ranging from energetic puppies to aggressive adults and rescues. Her training classes focus on socialization, as she feels that it helps reduce discomfort and fear in dogs that struggle with anxiety.

Castaic, CA 91384


Animal Attraction Unlimited

Animal Attraction Unlimited provides customized, in-home dog training for clients in several areas in California including the San Fernando Valley, Woodland Hills, Westlake Village, Malibu, Brentwood, and Calabasas. Using only positive and humane training techniques the training team offers classes for common puppy behaviors, basic obedience skills, on-leash reactivity, barking, food guarding, and much more. Owner and lead trainer Laura will work with dogs and their owners to customize a plan that meets their unique needs and focuses on the biggest areas for improvement. Past clients of Laura’s comment on how quickly some of the training techniques she provided kicked in and appreciated her patient help and guidance.

Woodland Hills, CA 91367


Barks and Boundaries

Serving the Greater Los Angeles areas, Barks and Boundaries is a dog training and rehabilitation business that specializes in fixing dog aggression, resource guarding, separation anxiety, fear issues, leash aggression and much more. Offering services for any breed, size, or age the team of professional services provides board and train programs, one-on-one sessions, and lessons for appropriate walking behaviors. Barks and Boundaries has one of the highest success rates in the country with fixing aggression issues and offers on-going support and after-care for the entire life of the owners’ dogs. Past clients speak highly of the trainers’ expertise and passion for dogs and appreciated how thorough they were with demonstrating commands.

Santa Clarita, CA 91322


Gentle Guidance Dog Training

Gentle Guidance Dog Training is a Santa Clarita-based business that has served the community since 1994. Its owner, Nicole Wilde, is a canine behavior specialist and a Certified Professional Dog Trainer. She uses positive, reward-based training techniques to help dogs achieve desirable behaviors. The business offers private, in-home training sessions to address puppy problems, basic and more advanced obedience skills, and behavioral issues such as aggression, fear, and separation anxiety.

PO Box 2814
Santa Clarita, CA 91386


LA Dog Behaviorist

LA Dog Behaviorist is located in Granada Hills, California and serves dogs and their owners in the Greater Los Angeles and Southern California areas. The business specializes in rehabilitating dogs who are aggressive, anxious, and fearful and offers dog behavior modification, aggressive dog rehabilitation, and dog walking/boarding. The team works with dogs of any severity, size, age, or breed and is committed to understanding canine body language and psychology. It believes in having a balanced relationship with dogs that allows them freedom without out of control behavior. Past clients speak highly of the company’s skilled training methods and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend its services to family and friends.

Granada Hills, CA 91344


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