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Pet Care Service Providers

Welcome to our dedicated page showcasing compassionate and force-free pet care providers in Silicon Valley. We believe in nurturing our dogs with positive reinforcement, and our carefully curated list of service providers shares this commitment. From skilled trainers to loving pet sitters and groomers, you can trust that each professional on this page prioritizes the well-being of your beloved pets. Explore our network of force-free, positive reinforcement-based pet care providers and ensure your pets receive the love and care they deserve.

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Benji's Backyard

Marie Ngo

Dog walking certification

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Dog Walking

Campbell, West of 101 I. Santa Clara, Sunnyvale and Mountain View, Los Altos, Palo Alto, Menlo Park Atherton

Off leash hikes

Canine Higher Learning

M. Cecilia Sternzon

CPDT-KA

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Private Training, Group Training

Milpitas; Morgan Hill; San Martin; Gilroy; Online (via Zoom)

Family dog integration
High drive dogs
Reactivity and Aggression

D For Dogz

Kaajal Tiwary "KT"

CTC, KPA-CTP (in progress), Fear-Free Certified, ABCDT

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Private Training, Day Training, Puppy Socials, Group Training, Overnight Boarding, Board and Train

California South Bay Area, including San Jose, Willow Glen, Santa Clara, Monte Sereno, Sunnyvale, Milpitas, Campbell, Saratoga, Los Gatos, Los Altos, Cupertino, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton.

Puppies, Leash Reactivity

Fearless Dogs

Brad Greene

CPDT-KA, Fear Free Certified

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Private Training

Mountain View and surrounding area

Four Pawsitive Reinforcement Dog Training

Carolyn Lockhart

CPDT-KA, Fear-Free Certified

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Private Training

San Jose, Santa Clara, Milpitas, Los Gatos, Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Saratoga, Los Altos

Good Sit

Steph Haddad

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Private Training

East Palo Alto, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Los Altos Hills

dog-dog aggression, barrier reactivity, leash reactivity, human aggression, body language, first time dog owners, first time pet parents, strong breeds, guard dog breeds

Gr8ful Paws Pet Care

Kelly Ledtje

Fear-Free Certified

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Drop In Visits
Dog Walking
Transport to and from vet appointments, grooming appointments, etc. If vet appointment is not a drop off appointment, I will go to the appointment with the pet as well.

San Jose, CA

Shy dogs, reactive dogs, pit bulls.

Just Rewards, LLC

Wendy Hilton

CTC

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Private Training, Group Training, Puppy Socials

Peninsula (South San Francisco to Atherton) and the Coast (Pacifica to Half Moon Bay)

- Guiding families with new puppies through puppyhood and the challenging adolescent period.
- Rescued/rehomed dogs and high energy sporting breeds
- Rowdy Rover classes for dogs that are reactive to other dogs when on leash
- Rally Obedience for fun and competition

Kosmo Dog Training & Boarding

Ani Elmaoglu

Fear-Free, KPA CTP

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Day Training
Overnight Boarding
Private Training

San Jose, CA and surrounding cities within 20 miles

Basic Manners, Leash Manners and Recall, Mild to Medium level leash reactivity

Lynn The Dog Trainer

Lynn Brown

CPDT-KA, Elite Fear Free Certified® Trainer​

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Private Training

South Bay Area - Northern Santa Clara County area

Leash manners and reactivity, Kids & family training, multi dog households

Merry Puppins LLC

Sue Rusnak

CTC

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Private Training, Group Training, Overnight Boarding

Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Redwood City

My Dog's Essence

Marly Arandia

SA Pro Behavior Consultant

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Private Training

Campbell, San Jose, Online

Separation Struggles, Anxiety in general

Nu Paws Academy

Susan Wu

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Puppy Socials, Day Training, Overnight Boarding, Board and Train, Private Training

Carmel-by-the-sea, Carmel, Carmel Valley, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Stanford, Mountain View, Morgan Hill, Gilroy

Puppy, fear/ shy dogs and reactivities

Pawsitive Pals Dog Training

Nannette Morgan

CPDT-KA
Associate CDBC (IAABC)

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Private Training

San Jose and area, Campbell, Saratoga, Los Gatos, Morgan Hill, San Martin, Gilroy

Basic Manners, puppy packages, reactivity, fears and phobias, new dog parents, expectant families and those with special needs. fosters with rescue organizations

Relax, Rover.

Erika Liljefelt

CTBC, CSAP-BC, CDW, FDM

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Private Training
Group Training

San Jose and surrounding areas; and virtually

Separation anxiety, behavior consulting, fear and anxiety (case by case), Family Dog Mediation, training foundations

See Jane Dog Behavior and Training

Carmen Okimoto

CPDT-KA

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Private Training

Atherton, Campbell, Cupertino, Los Altos, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Redwood City, San Jose (North & Northwest), Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Woodside

Silicon Valley Dogs

Tracey Lee Davis

CTC, CKO

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Overnight Boarding, Overnight Pet Sitting, Home-based Daycare

San Jose, Campbell, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Los Gatos

Shy or fearful dogs

Stacy's Wag'N'Train

Stacy Braslau-Schneck

CPDT-KA, MA, CAP2

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Private Training

Silicon Valley: San Jose, Campbell, Willow Glen, Santa Clara, Los Gatos, Los Altos, Saratoga, Monte Sereno, Cupertino, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Milpitas

Puppies, aggression, reactivity, problem-solving

SwiShing Tails Dog Training

Heidi Shing

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Private Training, Overnight Boarding,

From Burlingame to Mountain View

Herding dogs, dog sports, puppies

Wild Walks Bay Area

Jade Blair

Services Offered
Service Area
Specialities

Private Training, Dog Walking, Overnight Boarding, Drop In Visits

Santa Clara
Mountain View
Campbell
San Jose
Los Altos
Saratoga
Cupertino
Palo Alto
Redwood City

Exercising working breeds and mutts living in a family home setting. Helping fear based aggressive dogs.

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