Find a Pet Professional

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).


  • Kelly Keeney
    Business Name Compassionate Canine Training LLC
    Country US
    Location Toms River, NJ
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Other Animal Service
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, CPDT-KA
    Business Phone 732-930-1364
    Website http://www.compassiondog.com
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Kitten Socialization, Cooperative Care Lessons, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Other Scent Activities, Group Classes, Private Lessons, Other Animal Service
    Cpdt 2143700
  • keran sunaski gilmore
    Business Name Canine Skills Instructors
    Country GB
    Location West Cornwall
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Shelter / Rescue
    Species Served Dogs
    Business Phone 07934352159
    Business Description 1-2-1 Training, group classes and agility. Positive, friendly and fun. Rescue friendly.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Nosework, Agility, Group Classes, Private Lessons, Rehoming Animals
  • Kim Yuskiewicz
    Business Name The Cognitive Dogs
    Country US
    Location San Diego, CA
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Retail Pet Products
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, CPDT-KA, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone 760-408-0675
    Website http://www.thecognitivedogs.com
    Business Description Offering private behavior modification training and consultation for fear, reactivity, aggression. Located in San Diego and also offer on-line consulting and training services.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Private Lessons, In-home Day Training
    Cpdt 2133425
  • Kristin Burke
    Business Name Cognitive Dogs
    Country US
    Location Los Angeles
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, CPDT-KA
    Business Phone 310-560-9895
    Website http://cognitivedogs.com
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Cooperative Care Lessons, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Private Lessons, In-home Day Training
  • Laura Harrington
    Business Name Canine Communication, LLC
    Country US
    Location Newtown Square, PA
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Shelter / Rescue
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, CPDT-KA
    Business Phone 610-246-7347
    Business Description Canine Communication LLC offers in-home private training sessions, using science based, positive reinforcement methods. I teach both ends of the leash; dogs learn basic manners and cues, and owners learn how to replace their dog's unwanted behaviors with desirable ones. I specialize in dogs who have fear, anxiety, and aggression issues.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Kitten Socialization, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Fear Rehab, Private Lessons, In-home Day Training
    Cpdt 1133275
  • Laura Hills
    Business Name The Dogs' Spot - Dog Training Center, LLC
    Country US
    Location Gladstone, Missouri
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CPDT-KSA, KPA CTP, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone 816-436-7768
    Website https://www.TheDogsSpot.com
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Clicker Training, Fear Rehab, Nosework, Agility, Other Sports, Group Classes, Private Lessons
    Cpdt 2061175
  • Leonard Cecil
    Business Name Auf den Hund gekommen
    Country CH
    Location Lupsingen, Switzerland
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone 004176 587 1119
    Website http://www.auf-den-hund-gekommen.net/-/Dog_Resources.html
    Business Description CertCBST from James O'Heare's CASI Certified Clicker Trainer (Clickerzentrum Schweiz, Claudia Moser) Certified Trick Dog Instructor I do canine behavior modification, serving Northwest Switzerland. In terms of "Services", I will click "Force Free", although In am not a Force Free trainer - even though I use no devices designed to work through pain, fear or fear of pain. I am however a "Reward or reinforcement Based Trainer" or a "Progressive Reinforcement" trainer.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Other Species Socialization, Clicker Training, Fear Rehab, Hunting Dogs, Nosework, Other Sports, Private Lessons, Other Animal Service
  • Lori Stevens
    Business Name Seattle TTouch LLC
    Country US
    Location Seattle, WA
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Body Work, Pet Product Development, Other Animal Service
    Species Served Dogs, Cats, Horses, Birds, Rabbits, Rodents, Other Small Mammals, Reptiles
    Certifications CBATI, CPDT-KA, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone 1 206-783-6640
    Website http://SeattleTTouch.com
    Business Description I'm a Senior Tellington TTouch® Practitioner, SAMP, and CPDT-KA. I use humane and science-based methods of helping animals live as comfortably as possible and learn as much as possible. I use bodywork, movement, humane training, canine fitness exercises, and other tools and techniques to improve the lives of the animals we share our lives with. Most importantly, I help people enhance their skills in communicating, enhancing, and supporting their animals in all phases of life, including working through difficult behavioral and physical issues.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Other Scent Activities, Other Sports, Group Classes, Private Lessons, Senior Dog Classes, Other Animal Service
    Cpdt 1133244
  • Lowell Zuckerman
  • Lydia DesRoche
  • Lynn Dowrick
    Business Name The Happy Dog K9 Training, LLC
    Country US
    Location Sacramento, CA
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, CPDT-KA
    Business Phone 530-414-4198
    Website http://thehappydogk9training.com
    Business Description The Happy Dog K9 Training provides force-free training solutions for clients and their dogs in both group classes and private settings. Our success is based on honoring both dog and human alike in their journey toward a life-long partnership.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Rally Obedience, Group Classes, Private Lessons, In-home Day Training
    Cpdt 2122987
  • Mary Hager
    Business Name MuttSchool
    Country US
    Location Kansas
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Dog Daycare
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CPDT-KSA, KPA CTP
    Business Phone 913-717-6111
    Website https://muttschoolks.com
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Nosework, Agility, Rally Obedience, Competition Obedience, Other Sports, Group Classes, Private Lessons, Play Groups, Daycare, Board and Train, Service Animal Training, Animal Actor Training, Dog Daycare Consultations, Other Animal Service
    Cpdt 2154062
  • Mary Maier
    Business Name Special Needs Pet Boarding
    Country US
    Location Whidbey Island, Washington state
    Expertise Veterinarian / Medical
    Species Served Dogs, Cats
    Certifications DVM
    Business Phone (360) 914-6172
    Website http://www.specialneedspetboarding.com/
    Business Description A unique boarding experience provided personally by a licensed veterinarian. "Special needs" can be anything from medical to behavioral to an owner simply wanting their pet to feel at home away from home. Post-surgical cases, dog-aggressive dogs, diabetics, separation anxiety cases, senior pets, orthopedically challenged pets, are just a few examples of accommodated needs. Just north of Seattle, Whidbey Island is a laid-back place to let your dog vacation while you're on vacation.
    Services Board and Train
  • Megan Ventura
    Business Name Endless Pawsibilities, LLC
    Country US
    Location Toms River, NJ
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Dog Walker / Petsitter
    Species Served Dogs, Cats, Birds, Rabbits, Rodents, Other Small Mammals, Reptiles
    Certifications CBATI, CPDT-KA
    Business Phone 1-888-320-PAWS
    Website http://EndlessPaws.com
    Business Description Professional Pet Services (In home Pet Care and Dog Training)
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Group Classes, Private Lessons, Other Animal Service
    Cpdt CPDT 2143788
  • Melissa Ellis, CPDT-KA
    Business Name Happy K9 Academy, Inc.
    Country US
    Location Murrells Inlet, SC
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Dog Daycare
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CPDT-KA
    Business Phone 843-947-0881
    Website http://www.happyk9academy.com
    Business Description Happy K9 Academy, Inc. is a professional dog training & boarding company located in Murrells Inlet, SC. We train dogs of all breeds and ages and specialize in helping those with fear aggression and dog/people reactivity behaviors. We also offer day school and boarding to our clients. The positive reinforcement dog training techniques we use are designed to enhance your relationship with your K9 companion based on mutual love, trust, respect and cooperation. We help you to better understand and communicate with your furry friend. You can look forward to training your K9 to work through behavioral problems as well as reliably AND eagerly perform important skills such as come, loose leash walking, greeting people, leave it, sit/down and stay… just to name a few! If your K9 family member has specific behavioral challenges, we will devise a training plan tailored to your needs and lifestyle. Please refer to the Services page on our website for detailed information on the many dog training services we offer, which include private training sessions, group classes, K9 Prep School and Kamp Happy K9.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Clicker Training, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Agility, Rally Obedience, Competition Obedience, Other Sports, Group Classes, Private Lessons, Play Groups, Daycare, Board and Train
    Cpdt 1122921
  • Michele McLeod
    Business Name Sirius Positive Dog Training
    Country US
    Location Connecticut and New York
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Other Animal Service
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, CPDT-KA, CDBC, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone 203-788-7647
    Website https://www.siriuspositivedogtraining.com
    Business Description At Sirius Positive Dog Training I work with each dog as an individual for the best results. Training is based on building cooperative partnerships with our canine companions. Training options include private lessons at your home, group lessons or board and train in a home environment. In addition to good manners and socialization training, I work with dogs with behavioral problems, including fearfulness, separation anxiety, aggressive behaviors, leash reactivity, toileting/housetraining issues, nipping/biting and resource guarding. I also offer guidance on dog bite prevention; fear free visits to the vet; and preparing animals for household changes including a new baby, and bringing a new dog into your home.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Cooperative Care Lessons, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Group Classes, Private Lessons, Board and Train
    Cpdt 2175085
  • Michelle Black
    Business Name PAWSitively Happy Home: dog training and behaviour solutions
    Country CA
    Location London, ON
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone 226-224-1364
    Website http://pawsitivelyhappyhome.com
    Business Description PAWSitively Happy Home:dog training and behaviour solutions is a force-free dog training professional. We offer group classes and private in-home training. We are members of the Pet Professional Guild, a licensed presenter of Family Paws Parent Education, The Canadian Association of Pet Training Professionals, Certified Fun Scent Games Instructor Student of Dognostics Dog Behaviour Consultant
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Clicker Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Nosework, Other Scent Activities, Group Classes, Private Lessons, Senior Dog Classes
  • Molly Sumner
    Business Name Kindred Companions LLC
    Country US
    Location Frenchtown, NJ
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, CPDT-KSA, CDBC
    Business Phone 908-628-0721
    Website http://www.kindredcompanions.com
    Business Description Kindred Companions is a dog training and pet services company focused on creating the most rewarding training and pet care experience for both pet and owner. We specialize in pet classes with real life solutions, behavior modification for all walks of life (prevention, empowerment, sports stress, reactivity, and aggression), and keeping life fun and fulfilling with sports, tricks and more! Services include in-home coaching and day training, classes, and pet sitting.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Brain Games, Nosework, Other Scent Activities, Agility, Rally Obedience, Competition Obedience, Other Sports, Group Classes, Private Lessons, Play Groups, In-home Day Training, Other Animal Service
    Cpdt 2122977
  • Monique Bladder
    Business Name Monique Bladder
    Country NL
    Location Netherlands
    Expertise Training and Behavior, Alternative Medicine
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, Other Certification(s)
    Business Phone +31623586191
    Website http://www.moniquebladder.nl
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression, Fear, Group Classes, Private Lessons
  • Nadja Peery
    Business Name Mutt School
    Country US
    Location Woodland Park, Colorado
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, CPDT-KSA, CDBC
    Business Phone 541-974-4715
    Website http://www.muttschool.com
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression, Fear, Private Lessons, In-home Day Training
    Cpdt 2112727
  • Nancy Freedman-Smith CDBC, CBATI
    Business Name Gooddogz Training
    Country US
    Location Portland, Maine USA
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI, CDBC
    Business Phone 207-671-2522
    Website http://www.GooddogzTraining.com
    Business Description Reward based training for dogs and the people who love them. Group and private sessions from puppy through adult. Specializing in dogs with reactivity issues.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Cooperative Care Lessons, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Nosework, Agility, Rally Obedience, Treibball, Group Classes, Private Lessons, Play Groups, In-home Day Training, Animal Actor Training
  • Naomi Heck
    Business Name Trusting Paws Dog Training, LLC
    Country US
    Location Camp Hill, PA
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA
    Business Phone 717-395-6478
    Website http://www.trustingpaws.com
    Business Description Private in-home behavior consultations.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Private Lessons
    Cpdt 3050967
  • Natalie Hawkins
    Business Name Friends for Life; Holistic Pet training
    Country US
    Location Pine, Colorado
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CPDT-KA
    Business Phone 720-272-1668
    Website http://www.friendsforlifeco.com/
    Business Description Friends for Life Holistic Pet Training does not support the use of Adversive Methods in any of our training programs. We find they are never necessary and believe that all dogs deserve Force and Pain free training methods.We offer private in home and group classes, we strive to provide the most up to date scientific based methods to achieve the best results for behavior modification and basic manners/obedience.
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Group Classes, Private Lessons, In-home Day Training
    Cpdt 1153869
  • Nicky Barham
  • Pascale Zwart
    Business Name TheraPYR4Dogs
    Country NL
    Location Middle-south of the Netherlands
    Expertise Training and Behavior
    Species Served Dogs
    Certifications CBATI
    Business Phone 0031 183 304228
    Website http://www.therapyr4dogs.nl
    Business Description Behavior consults and training. Individual BAT-training. Webshop dog-articles webshop.terrafauna.nl
    Services Force-Free Training Philosophy, Puppy Socialization, Clicker Training, Behavior Adjustment Training, Aggression Rehab, Fear Rehab, Brain Games, Private Lessons
  • Page:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

Instant Access to Empowered Pet Care & Training