Dogpanion Dog Training - San Diego, CA
Certified, Positive, & Customized Puppy & Dog Training.
Mel Reichek, CPDT-KA, Owner and Head Trainer of Dogpanion is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and Dogpanion only uses positive reinforcement dog training. We work on a “train the trainer” mentality, allowing you to work at your speed and pace.
Start your puppy off on the right paw with Puppy Training Classes, Puppy Home School (private in-home training), Puppy Day School (a combination of training and daycare) orPuppy Boarding School (a board and train program).
Dogpanion also trains pet dogs to be a therapy dog, trained emotional support animal, or Service/Assistance Dog, including the AKC Canine Good Citizen, Public Access Test, and Task Training.
More info: www.dogpaniondogtraining.com/
Contact: (858) 768-0314 / firstname.lastname@example.org
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How do you serve precious pets?
- Pet Training
Which training type do you employ to encourage paw-sitive behaviors?
- Dog Obedience Training
What part of the animal kingdom do you serve?
What licensing do you have?
- Business License
On a scale of snail to elephant, what size animals do you work with?
- under 20 lbs
- 20-39 lbs
- 40-79 lbs
- American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Approved Evaluator (AKC CGC)
- Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA / CPDT-KSA)
Proud member of...
- Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)
Cat-astrophes happen! What is your cancellation policy?
- 72 hours notice required
Without pet parents, Petmasters wouldn't exist. What discount do you offer our dedicated members? (e.g. 20% off their first session, etc.)
Petmasters deal: $10 off first session.
Which part of the country do you serve pets?
San Diego, CA
What year did you begin serving pets?
How did you hone your craft?
Mel believes that every good trainer should have a mix of experience and education. She has numerous accreditations, and keeps her knowledge in the field up to date by attending seminars and workshops taught by the industry’s leading dog trainers such as Grisha Stewart, M.A. / CPDT-KA and Claudia Fugazza.
What tip would you give pet parents for working with animals that you've learned as a pro?
Each dog is unique and responds differently to certain techniques and Mel customizes her training to fit the dog’s learning style.
What is one thing you want pet parents to know about you? It can be whatev-fur you'd like!
Mel’s approach to training is to reinforce desired behaviors and not reinforce for undesired behaviors. Her canine training methods are based on an understanding of what motivates the dog and use of positive reinforcement to achieve the desired outcomes as inspired by Dr. Ian Dunbar and Victoria Stilwell. She operates under a “train-the-trainer” mentality, and aims to empower pet parents with the tools and techniques needed to continue training for the lifetime of the dog.