Featured Trainers - Edgar and Bennett
Lead trainer at The Animal Keeper Encinitas. Professional Level Member of The Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT).
Edgar is an amazing source of energy! He is a father of two, devoted to his family and very active in his church. As a trainer he is always up for a challenge, putting in the time it takes to get to solutions that keeps dogs and owners happy and together.
Edgar’s unique blend of kindness, work ethic and skill particularly shine through when he is helping shy dogs, dogs who pull on leash and dogs who demonstrate dog-dog reactivity to develop focus, self control and confidence.
Edgar: “My goal in training is to help the pet and the human understand each other better, and establish a happy relationship.”
His dogs and his clients love him!
Trainer The Animal Keeper Oceanside, Professional level member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT)
Bennett’s background in protecting, serving and teaching (as a lifeguard and as a guitar teacher, among other things) combined with his love for animals, created his path to being a dog trainer.
Bennett enjoys developing relationships and solving problems with dogs and their families in individualized training options like Day Training and Board&Trains. He also really enjoys the energy in his group classes (Puppy Kindergarten and Good Dog 101)!
Bennett’s skill as a trainer, paired with his empathy leads to great results for his clients.