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Who We Are

Training | Behavior Modification | Education
We are certified dog trainers and behaviorists who specialize in canine psychology, behavior modification, and basic through advanced obedience training. Let us help you. We work with clients all over Southern California and our programs cover a wide range of areas.
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Naturally Healthy

Healthy Dogs Without Artifical Chemicals
We always try natural solutions first. We compiled a list of supplements and natural remedies we have been using with great success for many years. It 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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Online Courses

Broaden Your Knowledge
Enjoy learning new skills through our online courses and lectures! We regularly release new, fun and educational classes, 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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latest news

  • Understanding Fear and Anxiety in Dogs

    Many dogs we work with have varying degrees of anxiety and in case of certain breeds it quite disturbing to witness. For example, my favorite breed, the German Shepherd Dog is supposed to be unshockable by nature—based on the breed standard and origination. However,

  • Podcast: Housebreaking and Custom Raw Diet (Episode 7)
    In this episode we discuss housebreaking puppies and custom raw feeding.
  • Rattlesnakes: Avoidance Training vs. Vaccines
    I highly recommend you consider rattlesnake avoidance training for your dog as it can save its life. As you will read below, rattlesnake vaccines have many limits and risks, and don't provide protection like other types of vaccines; they just buy you some additional time.

Testimonials

Teddy

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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