Mena is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) and a behavior consultant in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has been training dogs since 2013 specializing in puppy raising, separation anxiety, and aggression. He is the co-founder of Humane Dog Training Advocates and the lead copywriter for Choose Positive Design and Media. He has developed and taught curricula for award-winning behavior and training organizations in the East Bay, including Bravo!Pup Puppy and Dog Training, Dodger's Paws, and Mighty Mutts. He has also worked with various animals in local shelters including Berkeley Humane Society, East Bay SPCA, Native Bird Connections, and Contra Costa Animal Services. He's a supporting member of The International Animal Association of Behavior Consultants (IAABC), a professional member of The Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT), and a graduate of the Canine Behavior Academy (CBA, Levels I & II).

Why Work With Us?

 We use science-based, positive reinforcement methods

We do not use fear, pain, or intimidation to train dogs

We're experienced at solving and preventing behavior problems

We make training fun and rewarding for you and your dog

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