For over 30 years, Jill Breitner has devoted herself to coaching clients about the nature of dogs i.e, their body language and energy—as it relates to effective training for both dogs and humans alike. This knowledge transforms relationships between dogs and their humans as Jill coaches owners to develop the leadership skills they need to successfully train their dog. Her focus is on creating joyful and respectful relationships between people and the animals that enrich our lives so much.
Jill has professionally trained companion, therapy and service dogs for hundreds of clients. Her many celebrity clients include:
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Beyond helping you master the skills needed to train your dog, Jill also helps new owners find the right puppy with temperament testing services, also available to breeders. Jill has an innate talent for matching the personalities of pups and dogs with their people. She volunteers in animal shelters, helping staff better understand dog psychology and behavior. Jill writes articles on a variety of subjects, including training, alternative health care, nutrition, and body language, which you’ll find in her Blog. She offers dog training services on the west coast in Los Angeles and the Bay Area. She leads seminars and clinics nationwide on dog training and behavior.
Jill’s lifelong interest in helping people train their dogs began at age nine after reading a LIFE magazine article about Dr. Jane Goodall. Goodall’s work observing chimpanzees fired Jill’s own devotion to animals into a full-blown passion. From that early age, she keenly observed the creatures around her and how people interacted with them. Years later, her zeal schooled by a degree in Animal Science from Pierce College in Los Angeles, and sharpened by working as a Registered Veterinary Technician, Jill came to understand that her true calling was coaching people how to train their dogs.
Jill lives in California with her beloveds—all rescued animals: two dogs, Rascal and Oscar; Yogi, the wonder cat, and her two favorite mounts, Oriah and Bodhi. In her free time, Jill enjoys riding her horses, hiking in the hills with her dogs, family and friends and spending time with her favorite granddaughter.
If you want the best dog trainer, call Jill today!