Hiking with Dogs
Obedience Training (Level 1)
Canine Good Citizen Training (Level 2)
Getting Ready for the Vet
Resolving Aggression in Dogs

Who We Are

Training | Behavior Modification | Education
We are certified dog trainers and behaviorists who specialize in canine psychology and behavior modification. We work with clients all over Southern California and can also help you. Our programs cover a wide variety of areas, incl. basic and advanced obedience classes, resolving dog aggression, and many more.

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. We cover a wide range of areas like nutrition, immune support, healthy skin, joint support, dental health, cancer prevention, vaccinations, and so much more.

Online Courses

Broaden Your Knowledge
Enjoy learning new skills with our online courses. We always work on new material to address your most important questions. Try our fun courses and lectures and if you would like to learn more about a topic, send us your suggestions. Our course catalog expands regularly, so check back often or sign up for our newsletter.

latest news

  • Podcast: Training Fundamentals, Nutrition Part 2 (Episode 2)
    In this podcast we discuss our way of dog training by creating engagement and marker training and review dog training approaches in general, offer part two of our nutritional info segment and share some fun breed facts on German Shepherds.
  • Podcast: Drives in Dogs, Nutrition Part 1, Parvo Cure (Episode 1)
    In this podcast we discuss the different drives in dogs (pack, prey, defensive and fight) and delve into nutritional supplementation. Also on the menu are natural options for dealing with Parvo and a fun breed fact on pit bulls closes the show.
  • My Thoughts On The Movie “A Dog’s Purpose”

    My thoughts on the TMZ clip from the movie "A Dog's Purpose" that shows a German Shepherd being forced in raging water for a movie scene against his will. By now the studio, producers and writers all have weighed in and found ways to justify and minimize what we saw in this disturbing video. A series of deflections to justify what happened.

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 staff.” – Tony C.
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