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"Not knowing what this dog went through before I homed him I wanted to make sure we got some good training. I have worked with him for months and decided it was" time to try him at CGC. My other dog and I are certified pet therapy team so I knew about this training already. The trainer was extremely knowledgeable about the breeds and dog handling. They encourage positive training which this dog responds well to. Very happy.

-Deidra P.

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"I have 2 small dogs that bark at the door when the bell is , bark and lunge at dogs while walking on the leash and jump up on people when" they're excited. I called at BarkBusters after my Queen Vet Clinic referred me to him. came out one week later and was absolutely brilliant in his assessment of what my two dogs (one is 7 yrs. old and the other is 11) required, but mainly on what behavior I needed to modify to get the results I was looking for in training these two little "older ". He came to my house for 3 hours and was able to make an instant improvement in the three of us. He instructed what I needed to do at home in my training before we left the house and went for a walk. He was right, they were responsive and all of the training required using the of my voice and no touching or food. As it turned out - you can teach an old dog a new trick -- I am living proof (49 yrs. old). Just after implementing his training two days later, they are as well. If you have a dog or dogs, no matter their age, I would highly recommend 's services. I am completely satisfied that the money I spent was more than worth it.

-PATTI B.

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I had a very aggressive German as my first dog. A large part of the problem was that she started protecting me when she was 3 months old and I didn't know what to do. After spending hard earned money at several local and not so local "training" places, I learned nothing and my dog became older and even more assertive. ...More It was great when at 5 months old she leaped out of the car window in front of me when a guy was coming over to fight over a parking space in Queens, but only because my sister caught hold of her as her jaws snapped shut (a few inches shy of the guy's arm). I had to literally scan the sidewalk ahead of me for anything that might potentially set her off. Drunk people coming my way, need not apply and I didn't worry about going down into the Van Wyck subway stop to meet my sister, but I couldn't be sure if the average person on the street near me would be safe. I had some initial help finally (when she was 5 years old), from an ex-Marine, and then I found . I didn't put in a dollar amount for his services and the date is approximate (counting ~5 years old for ) since I met him when he was the training director of a Schutzhund club. spent the next few years with and me, teaching me to understand my dog. and I earned a Sch B together (a "real life" obedience title, with everything from other dogs, people biking, to walking inside a circle of people "milling around.") Heeling and recalls off leash and of course, a very long down stay (with me out of sight) under USA Judge West. We passed! and actually had some fun! Judge West's comment I remember most was that "it was clear" that my dog and I were truly friends. And we could be friends because we trained fairly, not compulsively. Everyone who was there applauded our accomplishment and I contribute our success to ability to read my dog and to teach me.

My current German has had and rescue training, is a Certified Therapy Dog, and we have just started sheep herding. Although does not certify therapy dogs or teach shepherding, I can still say with all honesty that the lessons I learned from him in other areas of training, still apply to whatever my new adventure is. I remember lessons about "no tension on the leash," how to pick up nonverbal cues and to anticipate what might occur BEFORE it occurs so that I can change the behavior or let it happen, depending on the situation. And to praise your dog for all things good. These invaluable lessons are the key for a healthy and happy relationship with your dog.

has remained my friend for more than 20 years and he is always there for advice or to just say hi. He has earned numerous high level awards in Schutzhund/IPO, and has trained and worked bomb detection dogs. He is able to train all levels of people and their dogs, from basic good manners to top level competition. is trustworthy, fair and will give you his honest opinion. gets an A+ in my book.

You can't go wrong at !
- Mary K.
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Every person here has been SUPER! Not only do the dogs enjoy themselves, the humans do as well. Very patient, positive, friendly, experienced and funny (they really enjoy their work)instructors. Two paws up!!
- NANCY B.
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I have 9 dogs including 2 German Shepherds. My son passed away recently and I needed to take a trip away from home. I couldn't take all the dogs with me and I had to board some of them. I was in a desperate situation. The 2 Shepherds were aggressive to anyone other than family and I needed to leave them at the kennel. ...More came out twice and performed miracles! The first day he just spent some time with them in the yard. He wasn't afraid of them at all and he understood their behavior and what to do about it. The next day he came and picked them up to take them around other dogs and people. They even went to the dog park. I couldn't believe it. He is the best and is one of the few trainers who can help aggressive dogs. He made such a difference, more than I imagined. They did fine at the kennel, I couldn't have hoped for any better outcome. He stops by to check on them now that I'm back home and I'm going to hire him again to train some of the nuisance behavior problems with my small dogs. I just can't say enough about how good is at what he does. Please give him a call, no matter the age of the dog or the problem they're having, he can help. I know a lot animals wouldn't end up at the shelter if people would at least try his training first. Worth every penny!
- Bonnie W.
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Sybol and her team from have been working with my dogs now for 3 years and I can't say enough good things about her and the service provided! She cares for your pets like you do!! She and her staff are reliable (NEVER had a cancellation) and also accommodate me when I have had last minute changes ...More or additions to my usual schedule. A couple years back my husband and I actually had an issue getting back from vacation and one call to and she put on her Super Girl doggie cape and swooped in to get my puppy and kept her with her until we were able to get home. I always know my pets are safe and well cared for! I highly recommend these services for dog walks, pet sitting and even training! All I have to do is discuss some of the issues I may be having and works out a plan to assist with correcting behavior. You also get pictures and text messages when services are provided which is always nice to see/know especially if you are away on vacation. :)
- Joan M.
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It's great. He gets to see a familiar face and burn off some energy on these AM walks. Since is a retriever and loves to play ball, after 20 minutes they return and play ball in our back yard. It's the best of both for him.

is very knowledgeable and caring. She has a great ...More personality for humans and canines, and genuinely loves the work she does. I am so glad I "found" her, and would gladly recommend her to anyone who needs dog walking services.
- Elizabeth C.
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It went very well! This is my 3rd dog and we decided to formally train this dog so we could do more activities with him outside of the home. The class was every Saturday for 6 weeks for 90 minutes. is the trainer and I could tell that he was very experienced and knowledgeable. There was a lot of information to cover and I am ...More still using his book to continue my training with my puppy. If my continued training doesn't produce the result I want, I will definitely sign up for his novice class in January. You definitely have to do your homework and I will admit I didn't do enough of it during the training period. That is all on me. I would highly recommend this class if you have a puppy.
- ELINORE B.
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I was anxious to start training my rescue dog soon after he arrived, as I didn't want to establish any bad habits. I got a referral to from someone at a breed rescue group, so figured it would be a good match. At the first session, after the initial interview and evaluation, handed me an agreement ...More for the "Foundation Work Program", consisting of 8 private lessons. I signed and paid her in advance.
cancelled the next two training sessions, then arrived over 25 minutes late for the next . When she failed to show up, without any notice or explanation, for the next session, it was clear I was not getting the service I had paid for, and was concerned about the lack of consistency for my dog. I sent the trainer an email expressing my disappointed and detailing the poor record of service, asking for a refund for the balance of the training sessions. I've heard nothing from her since!
I really can't evaluate her capability as a trainer, as she didn't show up enough to know! The lack of professionalism, however, is a clear warning to avoid this provider.
- Barbara M.
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has been nothing but helpful. He's been fantastic not only with relaying information to us but with commanding attention and results from our puppy. we've seen a big difference from day one to now with our puppy since starting training. makes you feel comfortable to ask any questions and answers ...More in a timely manner. His job isn't done when he leaves you either ! He asks for open communication and updates on progress which allows you to run ideas by him. Not only does he achieve results but he's cost effective too. And he caters to what you want to get out of training not just the basics (sit, down, come). Overall, would recommend him to friends and family and especially use him in the future myself.
- Gia R.

Animal Trainers in Huntington Beach, CA

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4Paws Resort & Spa

21531 Strathern St
Canoga Park

ABBEY ABET DOGGY DUDE RANCH

30500 ROMERO CANYON RD
Castaic

Advanced K9 and Detection

33620 Mapleton
Murrieta

ALISOS ANIMAL HOSPITAL

22902 Los Alisos Blvd
Mission Viejo

All States K-9 Detection & Dog Training

4270 Artesia Ave
Fullerton

Alpha Dog Technology

California , 90001

ALPHA Dog Training

592 Aspen Way
Upland

Ambassador Vet

2251 E Carson St
Long Beach

AngelDogs Foundation

18723 Via Princessa
Canyon Country

Angels Grooming Apparel

1007 E Dominguez Street, Suite B
Carson

Animal Specialty & Emergency Center

1535 S Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles

Armenta Pet Academy

27665 Forbes Road
Laguna Niguel

Aunty Emily's Furry Family

5162 Elderhall Ave
Lakewood

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

8724 Monte Vista St
Rancho Cucamonga

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

18939 Nadal St
Canyon Country

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

3170 Chestnut Ave
Long Beach

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

2502 Calle Jade
San Clemente

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

3779 Sheldon Dr
Ventura

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

4288 Silverado Dr
Thousand Oaks

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

477 Rockman Way
Port Hueneme

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

6119 Annan Way
Los Angeles

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

6562 E Via Corral
Anaheim

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

PO Box 691501
West Hollywood

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

2502 Calle Jade
San Clemente

Beagle and Friends

24902 Hidden Hills rd.
Laguna Niguel

Blessed Dog

Long Beach

Bow Wow's & Whiskers Pet Care Company

3943 Irvine Blvd #414
Irvine

California Dog Fence

2610 N. Tustin Avenue
Santa Ana

California Veterinary Specialists Inc

25100 Hancock Ave
Murrieta

CAMP CANINE PET RESORT & SPA

803 E MONTECITO ST
Santa Barbara

Camp Ilene

19060 State St
Corona

Cavalier Corral

midland Ave

chineseinterpreter

2000 redondo beach
La

Circle Of Friends Veterinary

17532 Yorba Linda Blvd
Yorba Linda

COUNTRY CARE PET RESORT

4691 VALLEY VIEW AVE
Yorba Linda

Counts Cove Kennels

922 Newman Ave

DEB'S PET GROOMING

8592 ENID LANE
Midway City

Diamond Oaks Ranch

19880 Tenaja Rd
Murrieta

Dianna Santos Dog Training

22021 De La Guerra Street
Woodland Hills

DOG LOVERS

5700 Crenshaw Blvd
Los Angeles

Dog Sense

Long Beach

DOGGIE CENTRAL

11818 TEALE ST
Culver City

DogsAmerica

PO Box 211
Lake Elsinore

Eclectic Hoops

26 Breeze Ave
Venice

Elite Pet Care

4500 Woodman Ave
Sherman Oaks

Every Dawg's Dream

3415 Spectrum
Irvine

Everything Paws

22711 Oakcrest Circle
Yorba Linda

Exclusive Pet Medical Services

1140 Hermosa Ave
Hermosa Beach

Family Pet Clinic of Redondo Beach

2006 Artesia Blvd
Redondo Beach

Farmers Insurance

325 N 2nd Ave
Upland

Fitdog Sports Club

1712 21st St
Santa Monica

Four Paws U

21098 Bake Parkway #112
Lake Forest

Fur Their Sake

Long Beach

Getaway Pet Care

PO Box 8385
Huntington Beach

Good dogs are trained

6511 Clybourn Ave.
Noho

Happy K-9s

2724 N Bristol
Santa Ana

HAPPY PAWS DOG TRAINING LA

3370 Overland Ave
Los Angeles

HB dog walk

Huntington Beach & Surrounding Area's
Huntington Beach

HIDDEN VALLEY KENNEL

7297 JURUPA AVE
Riverside

IC PawsAbilities

San Clemente

IGM Auto Repair

6205 Kester Ave
Van Nuys

Intelligent Agility

24736 Sauco
Mission Viejo

Jimmy's Custom Upholstery

1753 S CLAUDINA WAY
Anaheim

JJ's Animal Training

Newport Beach

Joyful Paws Hotel

1701 Fashion Ave
Long Beach

Just P.E.T.S.

mobile
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K-9 BODY SHOP MOBILE PET GROOMING

4326 HIGHLAND PLACE
Riverside

K-9 PAWS

242 E Susanne St
Anaheim

Kimberly Ann Jackson

Woodland Hills

KK Good Dog Training

221 Geneva
Huntington Beach

Leashes By Jo Jo

2117 Cholla Road
Phelan

LostPetFinder

3560 princess ln

Love and Protection Dog Training

6437 vua arboles
Anaheim Hills

Maren's Ark Pet Sitting

25255 Cabot Road, Suite 115
Laguna Hills

Mill Iron K Performance Horses

20178 Hidden Ranch Rd.

Moran Driving & Traffic School

6114 York Blvd.
Los Angeles

MUDDY PAWS DOG TRAINING

PO BOX 45172
Los Angeles

MY DOGGIES DAYCARE

30314 ESPERANZA
Rancho Santa Margarita

Neil Hutchins Inc.

Yucca Valley

NEWPORT HARBOR ANIMAL HOSPITAL

125 MESA DR
Costa Mesa

none service

12345 W nowhere st
Los Angeles

OC Veterinary Medical Center

200 S Tustin St Suite B
Orange

Ocean Park Ranch

2229 4th Street
Santa Monica

Orange County Deaf Advocacy Center

1001 N French Street #8
Santa Ana

Orange Veterinary Hospital

1100 W Chapman
Orange

P & G Remodeling

9000 Orion Ave
Northridge

Pam4Paws

249 Turtle Crest Drive
Irvine

PASSIONATE 4 PETS

Orange County
Tustin

Paul Owens, the Original Dog Whisperer

East Tujunga Avenue
Burbank

Paws Pet Resorts

20641 Pascal Way Lk
Lake Forest

PEACE OF MIND Pet and Home Check

Crown Valley and Niguel Rd
Laguna Niguel

Pegasus Ponies & Petting Zoos

13414 Loumont St.
Whittier

Peggys Pet Emporium

923 N Hollywood Way
Burbank

Perrfectly Pawsh

3340 orange ave
Signal Hill

Pet Chalet Hotel and Hospital

326 Adams Circle
Corona

Pet Food Emporium

5272 Francis Ave.
Chino

PETCO

1824 KATELLA AVE
Orange

Petco - Indio

42700 Jackson St
Indio

Petco - Los Angeles

8801 South Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles

Petco Animal Supplies Inc - Lake Forest

24332 Rockfield Blvd
Lake Forest

Petco Animal Supplies Inc - Whittier

13420 Whittier Blvd
Whittier

Pets In The City

171 Pier Ave
Santa Monica

Petsmart

7631 Carson Blvd
Long Beach

PetSmart

730 South Sepulveda Blvd
El Segundo

PetSmart

595 E Hospitality Ln
San Bernardino

PetSmart - Aliso Viejo

26761 Aliso Creek Rd
Aliso Viejo

PetSmart - Glendora

1301 E Gladstone
Glendora

PetSmart - Upland

1935 N Campus Ave
Upland

PetSmart - Valencia

24965 Pico Canyon Rd
Stevenson Ranch

Petsmart - Yorba Linda

5521 Mirage St
Yorba Linda

PetSmart Apple Valley California

19011 Bear Valley Rd
Apple Valley

Poopy-Doo Pet Services

5685 Tahoe Cir
Buena Park

PROOF OF INCOME SERVICE'S

10800 Foothill Blvd
Rancho Cucamonga

PuppyPawz

Huntington Beach

Riverwalk Pet Resort

12111 Severn Way
Riverside

Roxy's Doggy Day Care & Boarding

611 S Central Avenue
Los Angeles

Russian Dog Training Wizard

88 Anjou
Newport Coast

Scrubby Puppy Pet Wash & Salon

1125 E 16th St
Upland

Seizuredog.com

P.O. Box 7

Shadow Hills Riding Club

10263 La Canada Way
Shadow Hills

South Shores Pet Clinic

2318 South Western Ave
San Pedro

southern California Pet Transport

417 W. Foothill Blvd.
Glendora

Stand-up Comedy The Craft

2029 North Lake Ave
Altadena

Sun Surf Veterinary Hospital

16571 Pacific Coast Highway
Sunset Beach

SUNNY DOG PLACE

421 35th St
Manhattan Beach

SUNNY HILLS ANIMAL HOSPITAL

221 E IMPERIAL HWY
La Habra

Taj Mapaw Spaw

4520 E Cerro Vista Dr
Anaheim

Team Expedite

554 Frankfurt Ave. West Covina

The Animal Keeper

12280 Oak Knoll Rd
Poway

The Barkley Pet Hotel & Day Spa

31166 Via Colinas
Thousand Oaks

The K9 Mentor

Rancho Santa Margarita

The Pet Concierge

3041 Atwater Ave
Los Angeles

The Pooch Professor

12843 Kling St
Studio City

The Virtual Dog Trainer.com

24001 Muirlands Blvd, Suite 305

Ti Amo Pet Services

2855 Pinecreek f430
Dana Point

TILE MATTERS

11065 Condor Ave
Fountain Valley

Topanga Pet Resort

1776 Old Topanga Canyon Rd
Topanga

Wagville

2400 N San Fernando Rd.
Los Angeles

Wee Willie Obedience & Agility

616 Shasta Ln
Costa Mesa

Westlake Village Animal Hospital

31166 Via Colinas
Thousand Oaks

Wifey, LLC.

Multiple States
Ojai

YOUR ANIMALS BEST FRIEND LLC

15392 Assembly Ln
Huntington Beach

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