"He checked in frequently between sessions, obviously cared about our dog (and us), and provided great feedback and direction. He helped us learn how to train our dog ourselves." - Vic S.


Phone and Video Consultations

During the COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Order

Complete this online form with information about you and your dog; I will review and contact you by your choice of email or phone, usually within 24 hours.

My goal is to help my clients fully understand their dog’s behavior and needs, and to establish attainable training goals based on this knowledge.

Read some of my clients' real-life experiences on yelp.


Why choose a CCPDT-accredited trainer?

About the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers

Veterinarians generally prefer to refer patients to trainers who have attained the CPDT-KA (knowledge assessed) distinction.

I first earned this nationally-recognized certification in 2013 and after attaining the necessary continuing education in 2019, am certified through 2022. This credential requires years of experience; references from veterinarians, colleagues and clients; and a formal examination to confirm expertise and proficiency in dog learning theory, canine husbandry, and ethology—the scientific study of animal behavior.


CCPDT certified

Off-leash adventures

Parks for exercising your dog during the COVID pandemic

Shelter-in-place orders do not preclude you or your dog exercising outdoors. San Francisco Dog Trainer Jeff Stallings' Training PhilosophyI have researched and hiked many gorgeous Bay Area beaches, parks and preserves that allow well-trained dogs off-leash.

So take a hike with your best friend while enjoying the Bay Area’s ample natural beauty.

Contact Jeff

Most of my work is best conducted via Zoom; my availability for in-person sessions is limited to Saturdays. As noted on my rates page, I have a different rate structure for Zoom sessions than in-person appointments, and I do not conduct phone calls prior to Zoom consultations.

Once a Zoom appointment time is established, I email PDFs of my proprietary training materials for clients to print out or follow on-screen during the session. For in-person sessions, I bring these materials to the meeting.

To get started, please complete the following form with as much information as possible. I will then contact you via email to schedule a Zoom consultation, or if appropriate, set up an in-person appointment or refer you to a qualified trainer or veterinary behaviorist.



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