Dog Trainers

Suzanne Clothier

Suzanne Clothier
Go to this site for a wealth of wonderful articles regarding dog training and so much more. I also highly recommend her book, If a Dog’s Prayers Were Answered …Bones Would Rain From the Sky and all her teachings about relationship-based training. She also has some wonderful YouTube videos. Suzanne understands canines and their language as well as their hearts so deeply. I also encourage you to attend one of her always eye-opening and heart-opening workshops. Suzanne also has many excellent blog posts. To learn more, go to
Suzanne in Training Workshop

Suzanne Clothier works with a Bernese mountain dog at one of her workshops. Photo by Donna El Haber, 2009. All rights reserved.

Golden Rule Dog Training, Elaine Berg, Simi Valley, CA

Golden Rule Dog Training
My friend Elaine Berg is an outstanding positive dog trainer who owns two champion Doberman Pinschers. To learn more about Elaine and her services, go to
Elaine Berg

Elaine Berg, of Golden Rule Dog Training, was with her German shepherd Dominique, who has since passed. Dominique loved going on vacation and taking rides on the boat. Photo by John Berg. All rights reserved.

ICPAWS Training, Cynde Van Vleet, San Clemente, CA

ICPaws Training
Cynde Van Vleet is not only a positive dog trainer, but also a certified Tellington TTouch® practitioner. To learn more about Cynde and her services, go to
Cynde Van Vleet

Cynde Van Vleet is both a certified dog trainer and a certified Tellington TTouch practitioner and teacher. She is pictured above at a Tellington TTouch training in San Diego, CA. She is located in the San Clemente, CA, area. Photo by Donna El Haber, 2016. All rights reserved.

Opportunity Barks! Carol Rozek, Pleasant Hill, OR

Opportunity Barks!

Carol Rozek

Carol Rozek is the owner of the training and boarding facility in Pleasant Hill, OR, where she holds training classes. She is a graduate of the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training and Behavior, a graduate of the San Francisco SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, Behavior Education Network and Animal Legal Defense Fund, a certified Pet Care Technician, and is certified in Dog and Cat First Aid.To see all of Carol’s credentials, go to

Heavenly Hounds Dog Training, Lawrenceville, NJ

Heavenly Hounds Dog Training
Stephanie Kowalewski

Stephanie Kowalewski

Owner of Heavenly Hounds Dog Training in Lawrenceville, NJ, Stephanie was Harry’s puppy instructor. A gifted instructor, Stephanie works tirelessly to create a positive experience for both dogs and their guardians. To learn more about Stephanie, go to

Lynne Robinson

Lynne Robinson

Lynne also works at Heavenly Hounds and has a passion for teaching nose work classes. She was one of the instructors watching over Harry and the other dogs at their puppy play socials. To learn more about Lynne, go to





Adrienne Carson

Adrienne Carson

Adrienne was the instructor for my dog Socrates at a time when he needed her positive energy. Adrienne is a gifted instructor who adores dogs and helping make a difference in their lives. To learn more about Adrienne, go to


Dr. Ian Dunbar and Dog Star Daily

Dog Star Daily
For a wealth of great information from one of the world’s most respected dog training experts, Dr. Ian Dunbar, go to There is some excellent information about puppies and their training.

Animal Behavior Associates


Animal Behavior Associates
This site has many excellent articles and blog posts. Dr. Suzanne Hetts and Dr. Dan Estep, a husband and wife team, offer online seminars and a wealth of information to better understand the behavior of dogs and cats. They offer a number of educational products on their site:
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