Work with a highly qualified and certified professional dog trainer for quick relief from behavior problems and a happy dog.


Private Sessions 

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Schedule private sessions in your home to fit your own busy calendar. No driving, no hassle. Meet with an advanced professional trainer who will customize your training program to your unique situation and needs. 


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Betsy Calkins is a specialist in the most advanced, modern and effective techniques available in dog training today. Reaching your goals can be fun and easy for both you and your dog.


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Are you looking for a certified, professional Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant to give a group talk? You’ve come to the right place! Betsy is available to give group presentations on a variety of behavior subjects.


"Betsy is highly-knowledgeable and non-judgmental. She tailors her training sessions to each individual dog's/owner's needs - and really helps to educate owners so they can work with their dogs."

-Dolores G., Manhattan Beach


We Serve

Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, El Segundo, Torrance, Palos Verdes Estates, Rolling Hills Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Westchester, Playa Del Rey and surrounding areas

Professional Affiliations


Certified Professional Dog Trainer, CPDT KA
Animal Behavior College Mentor Trainer
International association of Animal behavior consultants
stop the 77 presenter
Kind and caring handling
dogs and storks presenter
Pet Professional Guild, PPG
doggone safe member
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