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This is an alphabetical listing of our Pro Member dog trainers, veterinarians, etc. who have applied to be listed in our directory. They are here to continue their education and they have agreed to the following statement:

"I keep my techniques up to date and routinely evaluate them to empower choice and reduce stress for animals during training or care. My business does not advise or use prong collars, check chains, electronic collars, and similar devices."

If you find that the statement above is not true for a professional listed on this page, please let us know. This is not a full endorsement of these professionals, but given the information above, it is a good start!

Use the search box to find a pet professional. Use the search feature of your browser (shortcut is Ctrl+F) to search by a term that is not found using the box, (for example, country, certification type, or services).


  • Amanda Nelson
  • Betina Sabinsky
    Business Name DogWise
    Country DK
    Location Karlslunde (near Copenhagen)
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI
    Business Phone 0045 60173717
    Website http://www.dogwise.dk
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Nosework, Competition Obedience, Group Classes, In-home Day Training, Animal Actor Training
  • Beverley Courtney
    Business Name Good for Dogs
    Country GB
    Location Worcestershire
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone 01684566805
    Website http://www.goodfordogs.co.uk
    Business Description I help owners build a relationship with their new puppy or rescue dog, and I especially enjoy building confidence in a dog who is anxious or fearful and restoring peace to dogwalks. Full member of APDT (UK), CBATI, Full member Pet Professional Guild, CAP2.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression, Fear, Brain Games, Group Classes, Private Lessons
  • Bonnie Hartney
    Business Name Ocean Park Dog Training
    Country CA
    Location South Surrey, White Rock and Greater Vancouver Region
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Shelter / Rescue
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI
    Website http://www.oceanparkdogtraining.com
    Business Description Ocean Park Dog Training offers in-home, outdoor and classroom dog training. We use current science-based learning. Training is humane, non-aversive and supports both dogs and humans with compassionate step-by step learning. We train with food, toys and praise. Training packages are available for families and busy professionals.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Fear Rehab, Other Scent Activities, Group Classes, Private Lessons, In-home Day Training
  • Carly Loyer
    Business Name Ahimsa Dog Training, LLC
    Country US
    Location Seattle, WA
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Certifications CBATI
    Website http://ahimsadogtraining.com
    Business Description Force-free training and behavior modification for dogs and humans of all ages. Present official BAT seminars for Empowered Animals.
  • Caryl-Rose Pofcher
    Business Name My Dog, LLC
    Country US
    Location Amherst, Massachusetts
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, MS, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone 413-256-3647
    Website http://mydogtraining.net
    Business Description Behavior and training; in home private sessions; small group classes; dogs of all ages and breeds. CGC Evaluator; C.L.A.S.S. Trainer and Evaluator, ABC Mentor.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression, Fear, Brain Games, Nosework, Rally Obedience, Group Classes, Private Lessons
  • Charmaine Anthony
  • Chirag Patel
    Business Name Domesticated Manners
    Country GB
    Location London and Essex
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs, Cats, Horses, Birds, Rabbits, Rodents, Marine Mammals, Other Small Mammals, Other Large Mammals, Reptiles, Exotics, Other
    Certifications CBATI, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone 07725310204
    Website http://www.domesticatedmanners.com
    Business Description Domesticated Manners specialises in animal behaviour and training and is run by Chirag Patel, who is highly respected internationally. Domesticated Manners is passionate about understanding, managing and modifying the behaviour of animals living under human care using both head (science) and heart (ethics). We offer a range of services from training classes and private consultations for pet owners as well as consultations, seminars and workshops for professionals and organisations including those caring for exotic, zoo and wild animals.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Kitten Socialization, Cooperative Care Lessons, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Drug/Bomb Detection Training, Nosework, Private Lessons, In-home Day Training, Rehoming Animals, Service Animal Training, Zoo/Aquarium Animal Consultations
  • Claire Goyer
    Business Name Capable Canines Ltd
    Country GB
    Location Haslemere, Surrey and Ventnor, Isle of Wight
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Nutritionist, Retail Pet Products
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, Other Certification(s)
    Website http://www.capablecaninesltd.com
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Other Animal Service
  • Dennis Fehling
    Business Name Friends For Life Dog Training LLC
    Country US
    Location Redmond Oregon
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Nutritionist, Pet Product Development
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, CPDT-KA, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone 541-350-2869
    Website http://www.friendsforlifedogtraining.com
    Business Description We are a positive reinforcement based dog and people training facility. We offer basic through advanced manners classes as well puppy classes and K9 Nose work classes. We also offer behavior modification service for a wide range of issues from aggression to house training in a non violent atmosphere. We also are in partnership with Battle Buddies of Central Oregon which is a non profit group that pairs ESA( emotional support animals) and task related training for returning combat veterans with PTSD.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Cooperative Care Lessons, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Nosework, Group Classes, Private Lessons, Play Groups, Service Animal Training
  • Dianna L. Santos
    Business Name Dianna Santos Dog Training
    Country US
    Location Woodland Hills, CA
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Shelter / Rescue
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CPDT-KA, KPA CTP, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone 818-515-1056
    Website http://www.diannasantosdogtraining.com
    Business Description With the use of positive reinforcement and rewards-based training techniques, we can help dogs be more successful in a human world. In-home private training lessons are provided including real-world skill sessions, behavioral consultations and our Perfect Puppies Program. We also offer a Day Training Program where we will train your puppy or dog for you, and then bring you and your family up to speed. Lastly, we partner with several outstanding training facilities in Southern California to offer a variety of group dog training classes to meet all of your needs, from basic obedience and CGC/CGCA preparation, to dogs sports and focus and impulse classes.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Clicker Training, Brain Games, Nosework, Agility, Rally Obedience, Treibball, Other Sports, Group Classes, Private Lessons, In-home Day Training
  • Doris Anderson
    Business Name K9-BootCamp
    Country US
    Location Charlotte, NC
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, CPDT-KA, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone (980) 322-8980
    Website http://www.K9-BootCamp.com
    Business Description K9-BootCamp offers private in your home dog training in Charlotte NC, as well as Dog Board and Train and Dog Behavior Modification in Charlotte NC, Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson, Belmont, Mount Holly, Gastonia, Denver and Lake Norman area
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression, Fear, Private Lessons, In-home Day Training, Board and Train
  • Elisa Torlentino
    Business Name Hondenschool Shyla
    Country NL
    Location Zevenaar, Gelderland
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Dog Daycare
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone +31 6-10042341
    Website http://www.hondenschoolshyla.nl
    Business Description Dogschool where the focus lies on speaking the same language as your dog. Trying to teach people to really look at their dogs, to see what they try to tell us. Creating mutual understanding so the band amongst people and their pets builds up to be the strongest one!
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Cooperative Care Lessons, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Nosework, Group Classes, Private Lessons, Play Groups, Daycare
  • Ellen Naumann
    Business Name BAT Program Coordinator Empowered Animals, LLC
    Country US
    Location Los Angeles, CA
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, CPDT-KA
    Business Phone 818-281-8235
    Website http://grishastewart.com
    Business Description Empowered Animals, LLC BAT Certification. Certification for BAT instructors is a way to provide dog owners with a trusted source of referrals to behaviorists and trainers using BAT to rehabilitate dog aggression and other issues. The BAT Program Coordinator is involved in a wide range of requests relating to BAT: CBATI applications, BAT instructor’s courses, BAT seminars and general communication on all things BAT related.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Behavior Adjustment Training, Play Groups
  • Erica Bokelmann
    Business Name Erica Bokelmann
    Country NL
    Location Midden en zuid Nederland
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs, Cats, Horses
    Certifications CBATI, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone +31652690234
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Cooperative Care Lessons, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Group Classes, Private Lessons
  • Erika Liljefelt
    Business Name Relax, Rover.
    Country US
    Location San Mateo, CA
    Expertise Dog Walker / Petsitter
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone 650-815-9288
    Website https://www.relaxrover.com/
    Business Description dog*tec certified professional dog walker that caters to people with reactive dogs. Provides one-on-one reactive dog walks, group walks for social dogs, and in-home mental enrichment sessions for dogs who are taking a break from walks. Will work with trainers to help implement training plans while on walks for faster results.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Other Animal Service
  • Gail Furst
    Business Name K9Healers
    Country US
    Location Upstate NY Finger Lakes region
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Other Animal Service
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CPDT-KA, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone 585 429 0776
    Website http://www.k-9healers.com
    Business Description K9Healers strives to build positive relationships between dogs and their people through training and education
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Clicker Training, Brain Games, Group Classes, Private Lessons, Other Animal Service
  • Grisha Stewart (ABBA Staff)
    Country US
  • Hannah Barry
    Business Name Take Control K9 Training
    Country AT
    Location Melbourne, VIC
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone +61 419330480
    Website http://www.takecontrolk9training.com.au
    Services Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Private Lessons
  • Harold Koopman
    Business Name De Hond de Baas
    Country NL
    Location Noord Holland (Alkmaar)
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, Other Certification(s)
    Website http://www.dehonddebaas.nl
    Business Description I focus on balanced relationships between handlers and dogs. I love to teach people BAT because it shows that we respect the dog's side. It shows people that you don't have to push a dog but that taking your time with respect for the dogs limits is often a better and more peaceful way.
    Services Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Private Lessons
  • Heather Lawson
    Business Name dogWISE Training & Behaviour Center
    Country CA
    Location North Vancouver, British Columbia
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Other Animal Service
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CPDT-KSA, KPA CTP
    Business Phone 604-986-9663
    Website http://www.dogwise.ca
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Cooperative Care Lessons, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Nosework, Rally Obedience, Competition Obedience, Group Classes, Private Lessons, In-home Day Training, Senior Dog Classes
  • Heidi Boel
    Business Name http://www.HeidiBoel.dk
    Country DK
    Location København
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Shelter / Rescue
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone +4520998616
    Website http://heidiboel.dk
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Rally Obedience, Group Classes, Private Lessons, Senior Dog Classes
  • Iain Sneddon
  • Irith Bloom
    Business Name The Sophisticated Dog, LLC
    Country US
    Location Los Angeles, CA
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs, Cats, Birds, Rabbits, Rodents, Other Small Mammals
    Certifications CBATI, CPDT-KA, CPDT-KSA, CDBC, KPA CTP, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone 310-207-0436
    Website http://www.thesophisticateddog.com/
    Business Description The Sophisticated Dog offers personalized training on Los Angeles's west side, including Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, Brentwood, Westwood, Beverly Hills, and a variety of other areas on the west side, as well as group classes near the Brentwood/Santa Monica border. Check our website for more information!
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Other Scent Activities, Group Classes, Private Lessons, Play Groups, In-home Day Training
  • Iversen Joey
    Business Name Think Spot
    Country US
    Location Seattle
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs, Cats, Horses
    Certifications CBATI, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone 425-780-3339
    Website http://www.thinkspotdogs.com
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Cooperative Care Lessons, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Brain Games, Nosework, Other Scent Activities, Group Classes, Private Lessons, In-home Day Training, Board and Train
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