Trained Protection Dogs: An Investment Worth Considering

Feb 12, 2021

Our goal at Specialty Dog Training is to provide our clients with healthy, balanced, loving, loyal and highly obedient protection dogs that not only provide safety and security, but also companionship in life. They are the true definition of a best friend. SDT has dogs available at three levels of protection dogs: Level 1: Alarm/Deterrent […]

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Leash Reactivity

Aug 3, 2020

Identifying Leash Reactivity In Your Dog And What To Do Next Leash reactivity, leash lunging, leash barking, leash aggression and leash tension are caused by many factors ranging from genetics, early accidental reinforcement, a tight leash, mimicked behavior, or a traumatic event. Mostly commonly, leash reactivity is caused by a dog being or feeling restrained […]

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Pre-Trained Family Dogs

Apr 29, 2020

Do you need help finding and training the perfect addition to your pack? Are you currently searching to adopt or purchase a dog but are unsure how to find a great match for your home and lifestyle? We are here to help and allowing professionals to be the match makers lowers the risk of challenges […]

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We’re in this together. We’re here for you!

Apr 2, 2020

COVID-19 Update We understand there may be personal and professional challenges you are faced with given the impact of COVID-19, and we are with you during this uncertain time. Specialty Dog Training™ is taking precautions to protect our clients and our team members who are continuing to care for our training dogs. We have created […]

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Clearly Defined Leadership

Feb 4, 2020

Be the leader, never the follower. Be calm, in control, confident and be sure of your decisions. Be swift and decided in your movement and always follow through. Your dog can sense your doubt, and being a good leader means not having doubt. Being a good dog parent means loving your dog unconditionally, but also […]

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Calling All Dog Rescues!!

Jan 24, 2020

Specialty Dog Training™ has developed many thriving relationships with dog rescue groups in our community. We believe in the importance of assisting our local rescue partners by giving homeless dogs the training tools they need to become balanced, happy, well-mannered pups, and to find their forever homes. Specialty Dog Training™ takes on obedience and behavioral […]

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Make-A-Wish San Diego

Jun 6, 2017

In late 2016, friend and Shelter to Soldier supporter, Mark Stuart of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices La Jolla, referred the Make-A-Wish San Diego team to our Training Director, Graham Bloem. Excited to work with such an amazing organization, Graham spoke with Wish Coordinator, Katie; and after hearing about a very special little girl named Ariana, who had wished for […]

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Shelter to Soldier: Get Your Kids Involved in the Fun!

Feb 8, 2017

During the month of February, Shelter to Soldier wanted to do something fun to get kids involved, not only in our mission but also in doggy safety. We have decided to host a fun coloring contest! We are encouraging little ones to show their support for Shelter to Soldier by coloring these pages and sending […]

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Crate Training 101

Jan 16, 2017

So you just got a new dog! Whether he is 3 months or 3 years, you may be hearing tons of advice about the benefits of crate training your dog. As dog professionals, we highly encourage owners of all pups (regardless of breed or age) to crate train their new family member. The benefits include […]

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