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Angela Gardner Service Dog Coach & Service Dog Training Classes

Certified Dog Trainer & Counselor (CTC), Service Dog Coach (SDC), AKC Good Citizen Evaluator, Separation Anxiety Trainer (CSAT) (SAPRO)
Open today until 6:00 PM
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Service Dog Foundations Class for Owner/Trainer Teams

Jul 17, 2023 – Aug 14, 2023

Service Dog Training Foundations Class

What: 5-week, in-person Service Dog Training Foundations Class. Includes service task foundational skills and beginning public access.

Who: Owner/trainer teams: people living with disabilities who train their own dog for service work.

When: Mondays

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Virtual Service Dog Coaching for Psychiatric/PTSD Service Tasks

Virtual Sessions for Psychiatric/PTSD Service Dog Task Training and Service Dog Foundation Behaviors for Owner/Trainer Teams.
Through live virtual sessions I coach you on how to train your dog a service task as well as foundation b...

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Certified AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator – CGC, Star Puppy, Community Canine and Urban CGC

The American Kennel Club has created an official Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test for dogs to demonstrate that they are well-behaved companions at home and in the community.  Angela Gardner is an AKC cer...

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Private Training
Service Dogs are defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act and are dogs that are specifically trained to help people with disabilities. For example, service dogs can be trained to help people who have PTSD, mobility impairments, are deaf or hard of hearing, have diabetes or ...

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Behavior Consultation - Separation Anxiety Specialist

Consultation to determine if your dog or puppy has separation anxiety and the recommended training to help the behavior. We will discuss what your dog does when you leave him/her alone and if you have done any training to address the behavior...

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SA Pro - Graduate of The Separation Anxiety Specialists.

CSAT - Graduate of Treating Separation Anxiety in Dogs.

CTC - Graduate of The Academy for Dog Trainers, Certificate in Training and Counseling

Separation Anxiety Training

Separation anxiety in dogs can cause such behaviors as: vocalization, destruction, and scratching at the door. It can be very stressful for both the dog and owner. The dogs are anxious and owners don't have the freedom and peace of mind to go out and live a normal lif...

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Online dog training testimonials!

Angela Gardner, remote dog training.

We were in search of a dog trainer for our 2-year old terrier mix rescue. Our dog aggressively barks and gets in other dog’s faces while out on walks with us and on outings with his dog pack. Angela was recommended to us by...

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All Star Dog Private Training

Training and socializing newly adopted dogs.

I help your dog be comfortable with the sights, sounds, and objects they encounter at your home and city. I also train basic behaviors.

Basic behaviors may include:
• Crate Training
• Loose leash walking
• Coming w...

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a year ago
Angela provided us with a custom program to help our 1-year old puppy overcome his separation anxiety. She really understands what these dogs are going through and is able to come up with a plan that is reasonable to get them through this anxiety. We are still working at it, it takes some time, but with her patience and guidance I finally feel hopeful that we can get our pre-dog life back. Don't go it alone, get support from Angela, you won't be sorry.
- Kimberly H
a year ago
Angela was truly wonderful with our puppy, who is very shy. Angela never rushed the process, and most importantly, she helped us understand our dog. She clearly loves animals deeply and I think our dog could tell and trusted her more readily. Now our shy puppy is doing great! She went from not wanting to leave the house to running around like crazy at Rodeo beach. We highly recommend Angela.
- Erin M
3 months ago
Angela is by far the best dog training in the Bay Area! She was able to teach my pup how to stay near me when off leash, to come when called and also how to listen and act according to my commands - all in a very short period of time! My dog absolutely loves her and always looks forward to his lessons 🐶
- Monica C
Angela Gardner, CTC, CSAT, SA Pro, SDC is a Service Dog Coach, Separation Anxiety Specialist and Behavior Consultant. She trains owner/trainer Service Dog teams and teaches Service Dog Classes. She has 18 years of experience training dog parents and their animals, as well as consulting, teaching, and coaching. She’s a graduate of The Academy for Dog Trainers, a Separation Anxiety Pro Trainer, Certified Separation Anxiety Trainer, Canine Good Citizen Evaluator (CGC), Service Dog Coach, AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, and Animal Behavior from Marin Humane. In her off-time, Angela is an avid hiker and paddle boarder. She and her Beagle and Mini Aussie mix, Rookie, enjoy watching sunsets from the 50-foot Delta boat they call home in Sausalito. Angela is also a die-hard fan of the San Francisco 49ers, the San Francisco Giants and the Golden State Warriors, and can be found on the sidelines or watching at home most weekends during the teams’ seasons. 

Private Training $200 per hourly session (packages rates are available)

Serving Marin and SF Bay Area

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Business Hours

Mon:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tue:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wed:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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