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Does Your Dog Do This…

Does your fur baby not know its role in your family?

Is Fido confused at who exactly is the Pack Leader in your home?

We consistently hear problems like:

-My dog doesn’t understand commands.

-My dog barks aggressively at other dogs on a walk.

-My dog has a hard time calming down.

-My dog is causing my family stress.

-My dog won’t heel.

-I can’t have guests over without my dog jumping on them.

-I just want my dog to listen to me.

-I want my dog to stop chewing things.

-My dog likes to dig.

-I have a new puppy and I don’t know where to start.


Dog Training requires Behavior Modification. Any unwanted behavior in your canine can be corrected with the proper training.

It takes work. It takes a commitment by you, The Pack Leader. It takes follow up by The Boss.

But how do I know where to start?

Why Professional Dog Training? Can’t I just do it myself?

Having a Professional Dog Trainer makes a world of difference.

And by professional, we mean, Experience, Success and Dedication.


Mark “Dogman” Castillero has trained over 10,000 dogs in his 40 year career. Mark is the owner and founder of Pro-Train Innovative Dog Training. His skilled team of professionals KNOW DOGS. Most of the canine owners that come to Pro-Train for help have been REFERRED by a previous client.

We have a 95% Success Rate!

Plus, we GUARANTEE the Training for the Lifetime of the Dog.

-This includes refresher training and discounted boarding for extended periods due to travel or other needs.

Personalized Training Can Make All the Difference.

Are You Ready to Hear…

-Wow, your dog is so well-behaved!

-How did you get your dog to be so well-trained?

-I wish my dog behaved as well as yours!

Then, call us today to set up an initial consultation at 760-749-0897.

We consistently OUTRANK our competition.

-Our facility is beautiful and relaxing and each canine, no matter the size, loves it.

-Our trainers bond quickly with your dog.

-Each of our trainers has been through the Pro-Train apprenticeship program and is fully equipped to handle all behavior issues.

-We rank high on YELP and receive High Ranks online with our clients.

-Once we have trained a client’s dog, we typically train their future fur babies as well.

-We are Passionate about what we do…and it shows!

Here’s What Others Are Saying About Us…

“I have a wonderful five year old Labrador that Dogman trained. Before he worked with her I was about to give her away. She had chewed furniture, chewed garden and pool hoses, chewed wiring under my RV she would bark for anything and the worst was I couldn’t walk her. She is not that dog anymore. Thanks so much!” 

“I have been a Pro-Train client since 2004. Mark is the world’s greatest guide dog trainer. He custom trained two beautiful Labs; Scooby and Captain to guide me from a motorized wheelchair after all of the non-profit guide dog training programs turned me away because I have severe cerebral palsy and use a wheelchair for mobility in addition to being nearly blind. His innovative training methods and excellent in-community handler instruction with a touch of good humor, enabled me to function confidently and successfully with my dogs in any situation. Pro-Train WORKS MIRACLES WITH DOGS AND PEOPLE!!!!!”

“EVERYONE [at Pro-Train] is so professional and they love what they do. As Dogman Mark says “There’s no such thing as a bad dog” They train and re-train all sorts of dogs and it is amazing to watch them work!”

“Mark and his team at Pro-Train are the greatest. My former wife and I have used Mark for years. She trained two therapy dogs on the foundation Mark laid and still has one (retired). The other died several years ago. We got the female I now have (Belgian Sheepdog/Belgian Malinois mix: Malinois coat, Sheepdog color) when she was about two out of a neglect/abuse situation. She was very insecure, over protective and at one point bit someone inside the house. After five weeks of “boot camp” with Mark, she was a completely renewed dog, living up to her name – Grace. Grace loves to spend time with the team. I travel several times a year and she hangs out for a refresher.”

What are you waiting for? Email us at to set up an evaluation of your beloved canine. We are straightforward and will tell you exactly what your family needs to have a well-behaved furry family member.


4 Important Things About Service Dogs, San Diego

Lots of people understand that service dogs help their person and that they are allowed to be in public, but there are more things that an owner wants you to know about this lovely canine. Some of these are the following:

That not all service dogs are created equal

It is a known fact that service dogs, San Diego come in all shapes, sizes, breeds, colors, coat types and specialities. Therefore, it is understandable if you cannot identify one by sight alone. Furthermore, fake service dogs are relatively common and they are considered a headache to a number of legitimate teams. A reputable dog training facility can help you gain more knowledge and techniques in identifying if the one you come across is a service dog or not.

Service dogs are considered a medical equipment

Service dogs, San Diego are considered a medical equipment just like a wheelchair, crutches or an oxygen tank. This is the reason why they are allowed also in places where medical equipment are present. Therefore, anyone should not treat service dogs like other types dog. You just do not randomly touch, talk to, or engage with service dogs you come across.

Not all people are qualified to own a service dog

There are certain qualifications that one should possess to be able to partner with a service dog. He/she should be disabled as defined by the U.S. federal law (here’s more about ADA requirements: service animal)

Service dogs are now protected under law

The United States federal law guarantees protection for service dogs’ access rights. Meaning, the law allows them to go anywhere with their human partner – where people are allowed to stay or hang around such as in restaurant, medical facility, or even inside corporate buildings. The only exception that merits the exclusion of service dogs from any public place is if they are not house trained or is uncontrollable.

To learn more about service dogs, San Diego, call us at (760) 749-0897 or 1-877-BAD DOGS or visit Pro-Train today.

Why Adopt a Shelter Dog

Animal shelters rescue millions of companion dogs every year. Dog shelters provide a temporary home for these lovable creatures until they find a new one who will love them, show them the way of the pack, and reciprocate their undying love, loyalty, and companionship that these dogs are well-known for.

They are knocking on the doors of your heart and imploring the kindness in you to bring them home where they can repay it with their own brand of affection, loyalty, protection, and never-ending companionship. shows you the facts about why bringing home a shelter dog is good for you and your family.
Adopting a Shelter Dog

Pro-Train Innovative Dog Training has trained hundreds of shelter dogs over the years. Whether your need is for a service dog, protection dog or simply just a family pet, our highly-skilled dog training professionals love what they do and are here to help! Give us a a call at 760-749-0897 to learn how we can help.



Top 5 Good Reasons You Should Train Your Dog

Train your dog…that sounds ominous and challenging to some. Dog training is not just for dogs who enter competitions. This could not be further from the truth and such potentially dangerous misconceptions should be nipped in the bud. While it may not seem like a big deal to let a tiny little puppy run around and do what he wants, it will soon become obvious that he needs training as he grows into an adult. The trouble is, by then it becomes more difficult. Training is a lot easier if it is a gradual process and starts early in the pet’s life.

There are several reasons why you should train your dog. It has proven benefits for both the pet and you. Let us have a look at the top 5 reasons to train your dog:

Reason 1: To Get You Closer to Your Dog and Build a Positive Relationship

Training will let you gel with your dog and get the two of you closer than ever. Dogs are pack animals and tend to look up to a leader. If you impart quality training using positive reinforcement techniques, then your pet will look up to you as a leader. It will bolster the bond between the two of you and ensure order at home.

Reason 2: For The Safety of the Public and The Pet Himself

As stated earlier, a little pup running around may do little damage, but what happens if a fully grown adult dog strains against the leash trying to break free, or runs on the road amidst traffic, or chases other people or animals? It is imperative that your pet is trained properly to behave. Otherwise, things could get out of hand very quickly and put those around you at risk. Of course, an untrained pet running amidst traffic will also put himself at great risk. And that’s where choosing the best retractable dog leash comes into play.

Reason 3: For Optimal Pet Health and Disease Prevention

Many pets tend to be quite reluctant when it comes to things like getting their coats cleaned or their teeth brushed. If you stop trying at the slightest hint of a protest from your pet, then it will eventually lead to health issues.



Reason 4: To Eliminate Problematic Behaviors

Incessant barking, destructive chewing and even biting are all characteristics of untrained dogs. And that’s a big struggle among dog owners, especially if you’ve got a Golden Retriever Husky mix at home. That would be an even more problematic issue to deal with.  You require would special approach to deal with him. But overall proper training will eliminate such issues and ensure that any underlying causes are identified and addressed pronto.

Reason 5: Increases Social Like-ability and Provides More Freedom

A well-trained dog is far more agreeable in a social context and is much more likely to be allowed in restaurants, planes and other places than an untrained dog incessantly growling or barking his head off. Therefore, as counter intuitive as it may appear, training actually provides your pet (and by extension, you) with more freedom.

Of course, these reasons are just the tip of the iceberg, but hopefully you will now appreciate how vital it is that dogs be trained and trained properly. Go ahead and train your dog without further ado! Seek professional help if you feel the need. It will result in a far more enriching and fulfilling experience for both your best friend and you.












Service Dog Training La Jolla CA

Service Dog Training La Jolla CA

Service Dog Training La Jolla CA

Are you searching for the best Service Dog Training provider in La Jolla, CA?

Look no further – call Pro-Train!

With over 40 years experience Pro-Train certified dog trainers will provide the absolute highest quality service dog training lessons you’ll find anywhere in La Jolla and San Diego, CA!

Your results are 100% GUARANTEED for the life of your dog !!!

The Pro-Train team can help you with creating a truly loving and long lasting relationship between you and your dog.

Our Private Dog Training Course is professionally and personally customized for you and your dog.

Don’t wait another day – call Pro-Train now …

Service Dog Training La Jolla CA

There is no dog too skittish, too aggressive, or too old.

Pro-Train certified dog trainers specialize in all aspects of dog training, dog obedience, and Private Dog Training including:

  • Dog Training
  • Obedience Training
  • Puppy Management
  • Puppy Biting
  • Dog Behavior Modification
  • Dog Protection Training
  • Service Dog Training
  • Guide Dog Training
  • Become A Dog Trainer

There are no bad dogs, just dogs who need Pro-Train!

Give us the opportunity to help you and your dog – you’ll be ecstatic with the results!

Call Pro-Train today …

Service Dog Training La Jolla CA

What Areas Do We Service In San Diego/La Jolla?

We’re proud to be North County ‘s premier dog training school and service all areas in the city of La Jolla including: Alpine, Bonita, Bonsall, Borrego Springs, Bostonia, Boulevard, Camp Pendleton, Campo, Cardiff, Cardiff by the Sea, Carlsbad, North County, Coronado, Crest, Del Mar, Descanso, Dulzura, North County, Rancho Bernardo, San Diego, Fallbrook, Guatay, Imperial Beach, Jacumba, Jamul, Julian, San Diego, La Mesa, Lakeside, Lemon Grove, Leucadia, Lincoln Acres, Mount Laguna, National City, Nestor, Ocean Beach, North County, Olivenhain, Pacific Beach, Pala, Palomar Mountain, Paradise Hills, Pauma Valley, Pine Valley, Potrero, Poway, Rainbow, Ramona, Ranchita, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Santa FE, North County (County Seat), North County State University, San Luis Rey, Rancho Bernardo, San Ysidro, Santa Ysabel, Santee, Solana Beach, Spring Valley, Tecate, North County, Valley Center, Vista, and Warner Springs.

What Local Zip Codes Do We Serve?

We serve the following cities and zip codes throughout North County, La Jolla: 92101, 92102, 92103, 92104, 92105, 92106, 92107, 92108, 92109, 92110, 92111, 92112, 92113, 92114, 92115, 92116, 92117, 92119, 92120, 92121, 92122, 92123, 92124, 92126, 92127, 92128, 92129, 92130, 92131, 92132, 92133, 92134, 92135, 92136, 92137, 92138, 92139, 92140, 92142, 92145, 92147, 92149, 92150, 92152, 92153, 92154, 92155, 92158, 92159, 92160, 92161, 92162, 92163, 92164, 92165, 92166, 92167, 92168, 92169, 92170, 92171, 92172, 92174, 92175, 92176, 92177, 92179, 92182, 92184, 92186, 92187, 92190, 92191, 92192, 92193, 92194, 92195, 92196, 92197, 92198, 92199.

Service Dog Training in the News

‘Having him gave me a lifeline;’ Carrboro service dogs graduate training – The Daily Tar Heel

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:47:10 GMT


The Daily Tar Heel’Having him gave me a lifeline;’ Carrboro service dogs graduate trainingThe Daily Tar HeelWith barks and slobbery licks from their new canine companions, UNC students Elizabeth Nicholls and Kayley Thorpe celebrated their service dog …

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Fake service dogs a crime under Iowa Senate bill –

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 12:41:35 GMT


DesMoinesRegister.comFake service dogs a crime under Iowa Senate billDesMoinesRegister.comSenate File 2365 was approved 49-0, sending it to the Iowa House, where policy issues with service animals are also being discussed. A violation under the Senat …

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Service Dog Training on YouTube

Raising A Service Dog Puppy!

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Off Leash Service Dog Walmart Training | Voodoo The Husky

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