About Us

In-home Training

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Personalized in-home training fit around your schedule.

Group Classes

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Science backed, positive reinforcement based dog training that's fun for both you, and your dog!

Dog Walking

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They like walks, we like walks....lets walk together.


Board and train

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Let us do the training for you. Your pet lives with the trainer for amazing results!

In-Home Training

Book with Danny for:

Aggressive Dogs over 30 lbs

Board and Train

On leash reactivity

Dog-dog reactivity

Fearful reactivity

Book with Aileen for:

Puppies

Potty training/House training

New owner training

Excessive Barking

For other issues or questions

We recommend a consult session as a first session.  If you have issues not on these lists or have questions about our services please contact us.

Group Classes

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Group Class Program

  • Orientation is a mandatory 30-minute session for the trainers and owners.  No students in orientation, please.
  • ​Bring updated vaccination records (Bordatella, DHPP, and Rabies) to ensure the safety of all class participants.
  • Treats will be provided on the first day of class after first class handlers will be responsible for treats.
  • Dogs 10 months+ must be neutered or spayed for group classes.  No exceptions.  
  • For more info please check terms and conditions.

Locations - Alameda

Pet Food Express

2661 Blanding Ave F

Alameda, CA 94501

Locations - San Leandro

Dog Time Stay and Play 

2489 Washington Ave 

San Leandro CA, 94577

Group Class Details and booking

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Group Class Orientation

Orientation is your chance to meet our staff and learn about our science-based positive only style of training. During this time we will answer any question, check vaccinations, and process payment.  This session is for owners and trainers only, please leave the students at home.

  • Orientation is a mandatory 30-minute session for the trainers and owners.  No students in orientation, please.
  • ​Bring updated vaccination records (Bordatella, DHPP, and Rabies) to ensure the safety of all class participants.
  • Treats will be provided on the first day of class after first class handlers will be responsible for treats.
  • Dogs 10 months+ must be neutered or spayed for group classes.  No exceptions.  
  • For more info please check terms and conditions.

Puppy Classs (Under 6 months)

Puppy class is an intro to obedience. We will go over almost all of what is learned in basic, with a focus on socialization skills that will be a top priority.

  • An easy-going class that sets the pace for a lifetime of friendship with your pet. 
  • For the handlers, you will get lots of advice on common puppy problems such as puppy nipping, chewing, and potty/house training.

Basic Obedience (Dogs over 6 months)

For dogs that have little to no previous training, this basic class will be the perfect start. To get you started in communicating with your pet by learning:

  • Basic cues: sit, down, stay, come when called, and more.
  • Problem-solving for common unwanted behavior: digging, bolting, excessive barking, biting/play biting, other.
  • Fun interactive leadership building exercises, and games to help build a bond that will last a lifetime.

Intermediate Obedience

Intermediate obedience is a follow up to Basic Obedience with a focus on off-leash skills.

  • Basic or in-home consultation is recommended before this class.
  • Skill level two classes reinforce the lessons from basic obedience by adding the 3D's, distance, distraction, and duration.
  • You will also learn new skills like "heel', "front" mastering the walk, and more

Tricks/Service skills

With practice and effort, your pet can learn service skills like picking up dropped items, opening and closing cabinets, and other skills to help disabled handlers

  • Pets and handlers need a general understanding of obedience.
  • A fun exciting class that is for everyone. learn tricks like roll over, spin, and play dead.
  • Learning tricks is a great way to bond with your pet.  Tricks also exercise your pet's mind making them happier healthier dogs.

Dog Walking

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San Leandro, Hayward, and Castro Valley

Training or regular walks available

  • Initial in-home consult mandatory prior to scheduling walks for our trainer to meet and assess your dog.
  • Until doggy CrossFit takes off in the east bay walks are your pets best option, let us do the walking for you.
  • For more info please call.

About Us

Danny

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Our Trainer; Danny is a certified Animal Behavior College dog trainer, with a lifetime of experience and love around dogs.  Before life as a dog trainer, Danny was a paratrooper in the U.S. ARMY.  After service Dan, spent many years teaching and competing in martial arts, he has held several small tournament titles.  Your trainer Danny brings the discipline, focus, and professionalism that these occupations required to the profession of companion animal training.  Daniel believes in training your K9 companions should be fun, rewarding experience centered in positive reinforcement.  He believes that true dog obedience/training happens through bonding with our pets.  He specializes in pet tricks like roll over, leg weaving, Frisbee retrieving and everyone’s favorite play dead.  These fun tricks help build the bond, but you cannot get to tricks without basic obedience.  Daniel has designed fun easy beginner classes that every dog and owner needs.  Your trainer has a special place in his heart for shelter dogs due to experiences as a volunteer at the Berkeley Humane Society.  Daniel has helped in rehabilitating many shelter dogs and has the know-how to help you with the many common misunderstanding/problems that can happen between you and your four-legged friend.

Aileen

 

Aileen’s goal is to save animals. Our trainer started dog training in 2014 because she believes that training dogs keeps them out of shelters. After becoming a dog trainer, Aileen decided to test the waters in the veterinary field to further her goal. She has worked at a couple of veterinary hospitals and, based on that experience, decided to go to school to study veterinary medicine and become a veterinary behaviorist. Our trainer specializes in new puppy/dog owners, potty/crate training, excessive barking, pulling, and general basic obedience. At home, Aileen has a chihuahua named Deedee and a pit-bull named Sora that she loves working with. She believes that creating a bond and using positive reinforcement as well as having patience with your pet is very important and is key to having a wonderful companion. 

Alex

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Bio coming soon.

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Athens Dog Training L.L.C.

2489 Washington Ave, San Leandro, CA 94577, US

(510) 931-9257