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Recommended Behaviorists and Training Partners

Recommended Veterinary Behaviorists

Dr. Rachel Malamed
DVM, DACVB
behaviordogtor.com

Dr. Patrick Melese
DVM, DACVB
sdvetbehavior.com

Dr. Stefanie Schwartz
DVM, DACVB
petbehavior.org

Dr. Karen Sueda
DVM, DACVB
vcaspecialtyvets.com

Dr. Jill Goldman
Ph.D., CAAB
drjillgoldman.com


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
(619) 431-1233
alyssa@legendsdogtraining.com
www.legendsdogtraining.com
Specializes in: Creating customized behavior modification plans for fearful, anxious, aggressive or impulsive behavioral issues and puppy start right training.

Bella Woof, Inc.

April Bove-Rothwell
619-980-6502
april@bellawoof.com

SMRTDOG

Jamie Bozzi, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KSA, KPA CTP, ACDBC, CC, CNWI, AKC Scent Work Judge
619-246-5634
jamie@smrtdog.com
smrtdog.com
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 and Treibball.

Birch Bark Dog Training

Lindsey Lieberman, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA
birchbarkdogtraining@gmail.com

birchbarkdogtraining.com

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 offered across San Diego County; group classes in North County.

Doggy Einstein’s Training

Tina Flores, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP, CSAT
www.doggyeinsteinstraining.com
Specializes in: Separation Anxiety training

Eden Animal Training Services LLC

Stefanie Kennedy 
Edenanimal.training@gmail.com
www.edenanimal.com
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. 

The Proficient Pup Dog Training and Massage

Lynn Webb, MA, KPA CTP, CTMT
https://www.theproficentpup.com
lwebb@theproficientpup.com
760-651-6364
Specializes in: fearful, reactive, or anxious dogs and rattlesnake avoidance training. 

Synergy Dog Training

Jessica Wheatcraft, CDBC, CPDT-KA
619-994-9191
Jessica@synergydogtrainingsd.com
https://synergydogtrainingsd.com/  
Specializes in: All things puppy. Behavior issues including fearful/shy dogs, aggression and anxiety. 

Synergy Dog Training

Jenna Powell, ABCDT, CPDT-KA, CSAT​, AKC CGC Evaluator​
760-219-0146
Jenna@SynergyDogTrainingSD.com
www.synergydogtrainingSD.com
Specializes in: Private training for puppies and adult dogs. Classes for puppies, adolescents and manners in public.  


For an additional list of dog trainers in San Diego, visit: sandiegodogtrainers.org

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