About Us

 Monday – Friday: 7 am to 6 pm
Saturdays & Sundays: By appointment only.

Our Training Center
Located on 3 1/2 acres in Temecula Valley Wine Country, our 2600 square foot Training and Day School Center was built in 2008 and caters to family dog training and play. Rain or shine, we cater to comfort with heat, air conditioning, and rubber flooring for your dog’s comfort. A big yard is designated and available for potty breaks. Our staff members are professionally trained.

Directions
Cool Dog Training, Inc. is located in Temecula Valley Wine Country. From Interstate 15, exit Rancho California Road and go east 8 miles to Glenoaks Road, where you’ll turn right. We are at 35581 Glenoaks Road, the second driveway on the right. You’ll see our sign out in front.
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Who We Are
Cool Dog Training. Inc. was founded in 2001 and focuses on working with families and their dogs bringing them together for better lives.

Lynne Sorrentino, Trainer –  and owner of Cool Dog Training, Inc. Her role as an educator is aimed at helping people understand their pets and teaching them how to get a calm, well mannered dog. Lynne is an American Kennel Club Certified Evaluator for thier STAR Puppy Program and Canine Good Citizen Certification.

 

Alisha Martin, Trainer Alisha has had a love for animals all her life. She trained her Alisha Bio Pic 030916first dog when she was 7 years old. She grew up around horses that she trained and entered into competition. She currently has a German Shorthaired Pointer (that she used to hunt with), and a Jack Russell. She was attending school to become a Vet Tech when she started at Cool Dog Training. She decided this is where her passion and heart was. Alisha is CPR certified in pet first aid and a member of the APDT. She has two teenage boys, Colton and Weston and lives in Temecula Valley Wine Country. Alisha owners her own Pet Sitting, Boarding, Walking business called Alisha’s Dog Care and Training. For more information see: alishasdogcare.weebly.com

 

Lynn Webb, Trainer – Lynn is a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner and has had 15 years of experience with animals, most of that time spent with birds, mammals,  and reptiles at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Working in a zoo gave her many opportunities to appreciate the abilities of all kinds of animals.  Just a small sample of the species she has enjoyed working with are: elephants, rhinos, giraffes, parrots, vultures, cheetahs, snakes, tortoises and hedgehogs! What she has found is that regardless of species, animals respond best in an environment where their trainers use positive reinforcement.  It is the key to effective learning. Animals are less fearful if they have learned to expect positive outcomes.  Just like people!

At home, Lynn and her husband share their home with four cats and a dog, all rescued in San Diego. In 2014, she and her husband adopted a pit bull terrier, Charlotte, who, they soon discovered, was fearful of people and of multiple environments.  She works daily with Charlotte to maintain the trust that positive reinforcement has helped build, and the difference is apparent in Charlotte’s much calmer demeanor.

Before shifting her focus to animals, Lynn earned a B.A. degree in History at the University of California at San Diego and an M.A. degree in U.S. History at the University of Colorado, Boulder.  She is currently working towards certification in canine massage.

 

 

Influences

Ian Dunbar, DVM
(pioneer of the pet dog industry in Berkley, CA Founded APDT)

Jean Donaldson
(headed up San Francisco SPCA, offers extensive dog training classes)

Patricia McConnell, PhD.
(excellent on behavior studies in natural environment & domestic)

Karen Pryor
(reintroduced Clicker Training for pet dogs over 15 years ago)

Donna Duford
(teaches how to teach humans using current techniques well)

Sue Sternberg
(active with shelter dogs, programs, education. Based in NY City)

John Rogerson
(lives in England, specializes in aggression techniques)

Trish King
(United State Humane Society in Marin County, CA)

One Response to About Us

  1. Tammi Howard says:

    Beth has been working with our American Bull Dog Darla for the past few weeks. She was attacking two of our cats that would run from her and suffers from a lot of anxiety with strangers. We have 6 horses and often some of them will misbehave which causes Darla to become overly agitated which causes the horses to act up worse. After a few weeks attending Cool Dog, my cats are no longer hiding from Darla. She is responding to our requests and seems less anxious.

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