Humane - Holistic - Relationship Based 

We Offer & Specialize In K9 Manners & More...

If you're new to the K9 Manners Matter Pack, Welcome!  Click the link below to get started!

Covid-19 Related Changes


We can still help with your pup!  Just Virtually.

We are currently offering virtual sessions only.  
Yes we can still work behavior problems while maintaining social distance!  

We will have online courses and seminars / workshops soon.

Fill out the behavior questionnaire link above to get started!

We Aren't Like Other Trainers... 


We focus on MANNERS & Behaviors!

We don't just focus on obedience!

We want to show you how to get 
Real - Life Results that lead to a well behaved dog!

 Meaning your dog knows how to behave when you don't even tell them what to do!

We Actually Teach Your Dog How To Behave on Their Own AND When You Ask.

All Without Intimidation, Force, Choke Chains, Prong Collars, Shock Collars, Pain, or Fear

We will show you how to get your dog to Actually Respect You, not to be afraid of you or what you're going to do to them.

We show you how to get your dog to WANT TO WORK WITH YOU not feel like they have to to avoid fear or pain!

We want to show you How to interact with your dog in a way that they understand and want to participate in with you.

We get real life results because we show you How to Harness Your Dog's Instincts, not work against them!

New Hours: Private Sessions Wednesday - Saturday   Group Classes: Sundays

Closed: Monday & Tuesday

Welcome... Please take a look around.  

Contact us to Schedule a Consult or With any Questions...

Please be sure to have filled out our "New Client History" Questionnaire by clicking the link above!

Filling out our survey saves us from asking questions basic questions

back and forth which saves us both time and  which also saves you money!  

Call/Text: 661-513-4PET    E-mail:

Private Lessons | Group Classes | Day Training | Daytime Drop Ins | AKC Title Evaluations | Trick Dog Titles

 Basic Commands | Puppies | Behavior Evaluations | Relationship Building | Advanced Work | Behavioral Issues
Shy / Fearful Dogs | Reactive Dogs | Shelter Dogs | Families | Individuals | Special Needs Handlers | Health & Nutrition

and more...

K9 Manners Matter thanks those who give service to those in need by offering discounted rates.
Training the K9 way...
There is no greater desire in a dog's life than for a forever home and a well trained human.

What's Going on At K9 Manners Matter...

Get Connected... to Local SCV Resources 

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Please note our disclaimer: I am NOT a veterinarian!  The information contained on this site is not intended or delivered as medical advice, fact, or opinion; nor is it in any way a recommendation to not follow the advice of a trained veterinary professional.  K9 Manners Matter recommends a consultation with a veterinarian about any information provided. Thank you.

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K9 Manners Matter in SCV | Bachelors of Science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
K9 Manners Matter in SCV | Certified Trick Dog Instructor
K9 Manners Matter in SCV | Certified Trick Dog Instructor
K9 Manners Matter - Dog Trainer - in SCV | AKC CGC Evaluator
K9 Manners Matter - Dog Trainer - in SCV | Certified in Pet First Aid & CPR
K9 Manners Matter - Dog Trainer - in SCV | Certified Force Free

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