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Who We Are

Relationship | Training | Behavior | Education
We are certified dog trainers and behaviorists who specialize in building strong human/canine relationships, reliable obedience training, building confidence in dogs, and resolving aggression and problem behaviors. Let us help you. We work with clients all over Southern California and our programs cover a wide range of areas.

Naturally Healthy

Healthy Dogs Through Natural Ways
We always try natural solutions first. Explore our articles and information on natural remedies we have been using with great success for many years. They cover a wide range of areas like nutrition, immune support, healthy skin, joint support, dental health, cancer prevention, vaccinations, and so much more.

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Broaden Your Knowledge
Enjoy learning new skills through our online courses and lectures! We regularly release new, fun and educational content, so check back often or sign up for our newsletter to stay informed. If you would like to learn more about a specific topic, please let us know. We welcome your suggestions!

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    Everyone wants positive training, right? Why wouldn’t you? Negative training doesn’t sound like a good idea. Or “force-based training”? Or “pain-based training”? Or my favorite “outdated dominance-based theories”. And the list goes on and on.
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    Stress is a fact of life. We all experience stress every day and must learn to develop some resilience to the life stresses we deal with and manage daily. People without the ability to handle stress, can’t function in our world. This is no different for dogs ...
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    Understanding some of the key findings from the latest research on vaccinations, tick and flea control, parasite and worm prevention, spaying and neutering, allergy tests and treatments, choosing dog food, and anxiety medications helps you making informed ...



Our Golden Retriever puppy was very hard to control. He was constantly chewing on everything including our hands and feet. We needed help so we hired Happy Dog Training. Ralf has been working with our dog Teddy for 6 weeks and he is now well behaved and totally manageable. Ralf is a very knowledgable in the area of canine behavior and his knowledge has resulted in excellent results. I highly recommend Ralf and his team.” – Tony C.

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