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Get the right foundation for a healthy relationship with your dog.

Proven Expertise

You’ll learn techniques used by advanced animal trainers worldwide, and we’re fully endorsed by both the Association of Professional Dog Trainers and the Certification Council of Pet Dog Trainers.


We make it easy for you with evening and weekend classes. Plus, our San Jose location is near three freeways, making it easy to reach from anywhere in the South Bay Area.

And Fun Too!

You’ll be learning powerful tools and techniques, but we’ll still make it fun for you and your dog.

What do our dog training classes cover?

  • Basic obedience and commands

  • Behavior problem-solving techniques

  • Household and public good manners

  • Preventative health care

  • And much more…

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Experience Matters

Dawna Caldwell is the founder of Happy Tails to You Dog Training. Dawna studied veterinary science at UC Davis until she realized that the field of animal behavior was her true calling.

She’s on the Humane Society of Santa Clara Valley’s trainer referral list and is a proud member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers. Dawna also meets frequently with behaviorists from around the world to keep her training methods up-to-date and her clients well-informed.

In her spare time, Dawna shares her expertise with many local rescue organizations, rehabilitating dogs with behavior issues and helping them to find forever homes. Several of these efforts are featured in her frequent KOFY TV 20 appearances.

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