Recommended Veterinary Behaviorists
Dr. Rachel Malamed
Dr. Wailani Sung
Dr. Karen Sueda
DVM, DACVB, MS, PHD
Dr. Patrick Melese
Recommended Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists
Dr. Jill Goldman
Dr. Mikel Maria Delgado
San Diego Humane Society's Positive Reinforcement (R+) Pet Trainer Directory
These trainers have demonstrated their commitment to using humane, science based, positive reinforcement training techniques and San Diego Humane Society’s mission of promoting the humane treatment of animals, preventing cruelty to animals and providing education to enhance the human-animal bond. This directory is always growing - don't see a trainer you expected to see? Reach out to our Community Animal Training team!
San Diego Humane Society's Training Partners
These training partners are well known to us and most are active members of our contract training team for our specialty classes. They have demonstrated their commitment to using positive reinforcement training techniques and San Diego Humane Society’s mission of promoting the humane treatment of animals, preventing cruelty to animals and providing education to enhance the human-animal bond.
Chirrups & Chatter
Tabitha Kucera, RVT, CCBC, KPA CTB, Low Stress Handling Certified, Fear Free Elite Certified
Specializes in: Cats as well as dogs. Comprehensive behavior solutions, education for preventing behavior concerns, training for happy veterinary visits (carrier training, medication training, happy nail trims and more).
Doggy Einstein’s Training
Tina Flores, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP, CSAT
Specializes in: Separation Anxiety training
Eden Animal Training Services LLC
Specializes in: Coaching you and your pets (cats, dogs, small pets, horses) in your home through training games and basic obedience skills. Understanding our pets helps us be the best pet parent they can have.
Legends Dog Training
Alyssa Rose (Lapinel), CPDT-KA
Specializes in: Creating customized behavior modification plans for fearful, anxious, aggressive or impulsive behavioral issues and puppy start right training.
Love of Animals
Jasmine Almonte, BA, CCDT, Fear Free
Specializes in: Fear and force free positive reinforcement training, separation anxiety and behavior training
Kelly Viscosi, CPDT-KA
MJ Friendly Dogs (Spanish consultations)
Maria José Eguren, Director Behavior& Training PHS/SPCA, CABC
Specializes in: Spanish classes/consults, and training for the whole family – specific tips for each age group: children, adults, seniors.
The Proficient Pup Dog Training and Massage
Lynn Webb, MA, KPA CTP, CTMT, CSAT
Specializes in: fearful, reactive, or anxious dogs and rattlesnake avoidance training, also specializes in separation anxiety training.
Jamie Bozzi, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KSA, KPA CTP, ACDBC, CC, CNWI, AKC Scent Work Judge
Specializes in: Positive reinforcement training and customized behavior modification plans for fearful, anxious and aggressive behavioral issues, as well as, basic obedience and tricks. She also works with sport, performance and working dogs, especially in scent detection work- K9 Nose Work, AKC Scent Work and SAR/MAR (Search & Rescue/Missing Animal Response). Additional dog sports include agility, rally, yoga/fit dog and Treibball.