San Diego Dog Training Behavior Specialists


Nan Arthur


Beacon of Hope Dog Behavior and Training Services


Services: In Your Home, Private Dog & Puppy Training, Breed Rescue Services, Canine Good Citizen programs and testing, Public Speaking and Group Classes. Help for your Cat.

Areas served: All of San Diego County, Encinitas, East County specialist including El Cajon, La Mesa, Alpine, Santee, Lakeside, Rancho San Diego, Spring Valley

Member: Association of Professional Dog Trainers; International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants

Author: Chill Out Fido, How to Calm your Dog

jessica wheatcraft

Jessica Wheatcraft, CDBC, CPDT, CGC Evaluator

Synergy Dog Training


Services: Private in home lessons and Day Training programs for puppies, basic manners and advanced obedience. Private behavior consultations and training for behavior issues including reactivity, aggression, fear, anxiety, etc. Specialty group classes for fearful/reactive dogs, trick training, CGC prep and testing. Specializes in bully breeds/pit bull type dogs.

Areas served: Private in home training in Central and Eastern areas of San Diego. We service as far south/east as Spring Valley and north/west to Del Mar. Specializing in private training in Ramona, Poway, and Santee areas. Indoor group classes held in Sorrento Valley.

Member: Pet Professional Guild, International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants

sarah surritt

Sarah Surritt, KPACTP, CPDT, CGC Evaluator

Get Pawsitive Dog Traininig


Services: Private adult & puppy in home training, behavior consultations and behavior modification for problem behaviors. Provides ongoing, open enrollment group training classes at Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas and specialty 3's company classes for reactive and shy dogs in Scripps Ranch. Also a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator

Areas served: All of San Diego, North County from Del Mar, Solana Beach, Cardiff, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Vista, Oceanside, San Marcos, to Escondido and south to Scripps Ranch

Member: Association of Professional Dog Trainers

Jamie Bozzi, San Diego Dog Trainer




Services:Group training classes for dog sports only (K9 Nose Work, Agility, and Treibball). Private sessions and consultations for behavior issues (fear, anxiety and aggression). Positive Board and Train available. Day Training also available. TAGteach certified.

Areas served: Privates throughout San Diego County and beyond - in person and video consulting for a variety of behavior issues. Group class locations: SDHS (San Diego Humane Society), La Mesa (east county) and central San Diego

Member: Association of Professional Dog Trainers; International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, Animal Behavior Management Alliance, National Association of Canine Scent Work

margaret lenoir

Margaret Lenoir, CPDT

San Diego Humane Society

619-299-7012 ext 2334


Services: Group dog training classes, Private behavior consultation, Private training sessions.

Areas served: San Diego Humane Society, 5500 Gaines St, San Diego

Member: Association of Professional Dog Trainers

kyle rayon

Kyle Rayon




Services: Private dog behavior consultation, private dog training sessions.

Areas served: La Mesa, San Diego East County

Member: Association of Professional Dog Trainers