Recommended Veterinary Behaviorists
Dr. Rachel Malamed
Dr. Patrick Melese
Dr. Stefanie Schwartz
Dr. Karen Sueda
Recommended Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists
Dr. Jill Goldman
San Diego Humane Society's Training Partners
These training partners 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.
Alyssa Rose (Lapinel), CPDT-KA
Legends Dog Training
Specializes in: Creating customized behavior modification plans for fearful, anxious, aggressive or impulsive behavioral issues and puppy start right 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.
Birch Bark Dog Training
Lindsey Lieberman, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA
Specializes in: Mindful, force-free training for dogs and their people. We are happy to work with dogs of all ages and breeds, whether you're looking for a basic manners program or need support with a serious behavior concern (aggression, fear, anxiety, etc.). Private training, behavior support, and group classes offered in North San Diego County.
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.
First Week Free!
Announcing an exciting partnership with GoodPup, the nation's leading dog training service by live 1-on-1 video chat. Every SDHS community member will receive 1 free week of training and GoodPup will make a generous donation to help us care for more animals.
Kelly Viscosi, CPDT-KA
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.
Instinct Dog Training (formerly Synergy Dog Training)
Jessica Wheatcraft, CDBC, CPDT-KA
Specializes in: All things puppy. Behavior issues including fearful/shy dogs, aggression and anxiety.
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.
For an additional list of dog trainers in San Diego, visit: sandiegodogtrainers.org