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Total Dog Training

Fort Walton Beach

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Total Dog Training

Fort Walton Beach

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We provide all-include, immersive training programs tailored specifically to your dog and your needs. Mobile to you across the Emerald Coast! Our team has 30+ years experience!

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Jayne Brodie Cohan

20 September 2019

Leah Brown helped us immensely with learning how to have our Murray behave when people came into the home.

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Cindy White Burke

16 September 2019

I was a bit skeptical about Total Dog Training, and a little concerned because of the military background. Don’t get me wrong my husband is retired military I was just concerned about the methods they might use to train. I’ve used other trainers on previous dogs, with no success, and sometimes questionable methods. I’ve taken this dog to dog training classes I won’t say where and they told me he was untrainable, too vicious. He barks, pulls, lunges at people and other dogs, teeth bared. I have to walk him early in the morning or late in the evening because I’m truly afraid he will bite someone. He has tried on several occasions to bite. I was desperate to get help for myself and my sweet baby, because some of our family members couldn’t even come over to the house without me locking our dog up. Even family members he knows if he’s surprised by them, he’d go for them. Yet he’s a very sweet dog, loving and playful. So I searched the web again, and found Total Dog Training. I liked the reviews, but as I said I was concerned, still I was also desperate. Leah came out and explained the process to me she was great. Then Ryan came out for our first lesson. He was fantastic with Mocha. So gentle, and patient with him. I put the leash on Mocha and Ryan took over. He was like a bucking bronco at first. We’ve only had one session so far and Mocha was able to spend his first family gathering on his “Place” mat in the living room, while the family moved around him. I still can’t believe it. I was there to make sure he stayed there, but he never barked, never lunged, he was as good as gold. The first time ever in his four years that people have entered our house without him barking, and sometimes even charging. Looking forward to our second session. Walks are better but not perfect. For the first time I do believe Mocha can be, will be, a well-adjusted happy, friendly dog. I’m looking forward it! Thanks Ryan and Total Dog. Forgot to mention Mocha's a Cocker Spaniel, cute and pretty but all dogs can bite. More...

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Beth Poulsen Parker

11 September 2019

What a difference a day makes! Our Belgian Malinois is on her way to being the dog we know she was created to be, thanks to Ryan and Total Dog. And we are on our way to being better dog parents! More...

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Patty Taylor

30 August 2019

Love the “what we believe.” I’ve worked dogs all over the world. Breaking a dogs spirit only shows how very little a handler truly knows

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Ryan Smith

27 August 2019

I had the opportunity to work and train with Ryan and April. Being a dog trainer and handler as well, I can safely say that you would be doing yourself, your family and your animal companions a disservice if you didn’t take advantage of their vast knowledge and skills.

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Dustin Cain

2 August 2019

First, a little about Ryan. Ambition, tenacity, and knowledge are three vital characteristics of a successful training environment. Ryan and his team at Total Dog embody all three with each new scenario. Ryan and I met through our time as handlers and trainers in the military. Before we officially met in person I took notice of his desire to teach other and would consult him on various issues I had training my dog. He gave me solid insight and put me on a path of advancement. I have attempted to emulate his work ethic and instill the same passion in my handlers. Now, Total Dog has been running for a few years now with a multitude of success stories. Ryan and his team are very forward with bringing knowledge to the public and explaining how and why their methods work for a particular problem. Let their dedicated team work with you to build a better owner/pet relationship. You've tried the tips and tricks online and read the books, dont you think its time to talk with Total Dog and see how personal interaction gets it done? More...

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Amber Phillips

1 August 2019

Total dog is the Best! So much knowledge and patience with pup as well as owner! I highly recommend working with Ryan and the other trainers.

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Ca Ron King

31 July 2019

First and foremost, he is a combat veteran that served his. beloved country with honor, dignity, and loyalty! Overs the year he has be train by the best military k-9 trainers. Ryan for about 8 years he is very talented, and can communicate what is best for you and your dog. He is dedicated, motivated and has impeccable skills! He and his team will give you the results you are looking to acheive with your dog, I promise. Bottom Line he is the best of the best. So please Atlanta, embrace this young man and his dog traing company. You will not be disappointed! More...

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Crager Steven

31 July 2019

I have worked in Iraq with these guys and they know what they’re doing. Ryan and April truly have the passion and desire for the canine community. I highly recommend them and welcome their company to Atlanta, Georgia. More...

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Lloyd McCord

31 July 2019

If you are looking for the best dog training, Total Dog is the best! No matter how big or small the issue they have an answer. They don't just train your dog, they also teach you how to train your dog too!! If you try Total Dog you will not go anywhere else. They are very eager to help solve your problems and they are true professionals. More...

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Scott Bibb

30 July 2019

I met Ryan in Iraq. He was my trainer. He helped me and my K9 partner. Not only would Ryan tell you what you needed to do but why. He also understands and explains the psychology of how a dogs mind works which helped me make our team better. In an environment where a mistake can cost lives I felt very confident that Ryan made all our dog teams better. He does not use a heavy handed approach but uses positive re enforcement. I would totally recommend Total Dog Atlanta More...

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Kyle Rodewald

30 July 2019

Both Ryan his team are very dedicated to providing you with all the tools to be successful long after their work is completed.

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Robin Phelps

30 July 2019

Ryan's training left such a big impact on my grandson he helped him understand why the dog was playing so rough with him .now they have a good time he has no problem in walking him .Also he helped me alot in training him .I can happily say I can take my dog anywhere he minds and listens to his commands. such a great experience anyone who has a German Shepherd should learn Ryan's way of training. thank you Ryan for all of your help Robin More...

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Matt Helma

30 July 2019

I’ve been training dogs for 8 years, met Ryan on my first year. Still to this day the best trainer I’ve seen. Ryan and his team do outstanding work tailoring the training to the dog and helping/teaching the owner to understand. If you’re in need of assistance definitely the people to hire. More...

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Fernando Lozano

30 July 2019

Ryan’s an amazing knowledgable trainer. Definitely try to book him or anyone on the team for results.

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Christopher Preacher Dion

30 July 2019

More than just your average dog trainer. Ryan and April lead a company that is focused more on improving you and your dog than increasing profits. Purely professional and straightforward honesty are their hallmarks. They will never take on a client that is not as dedicated to permanent success as they are. If you want to grow as a person and owner look up Total Dog Atlanta. More...

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Chad Ditch

30 July 2019

The Top Trainers in the Country! You will never find a more dedicated and passionate company. I've worked with several Trainers and trained dozens of dogs. The Trainers at Total Dog are all about bringing out the best of your dog. And teaching you how to be the best possible owner you can be. They are always there with empathy, passion, and enthusiasm. I will always recommend this company! Honestly they make you feel like family! More...

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Anthony Benavente

30 July 2019

Ryan and his team are very professional and knowledgeable with what they do!!! I've worked with Ryan on many projects and I am absolutely amazed with his constant drive for perfection. Keep up the great work Team!

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Rae Kell

30 July 2019

Absolutely amazing company. Super helpful and extremely knowledgeable in the dog world. I highly recommend them and fully trust them and the ability to help train my dog in every aspect. I cannot day enough GOOD THINGS about Total Dog. More...

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Jose Zayas Ocasio

30 July 2019

Highly recommended! Great service, these guys know what they’re doing! Ryan is the best trainer I’ve met and I’ve been working dogs for more than 12 years! Keep up the great job!

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Trace Sims

30 July 2019

The team at Total Dog truly cares about your dog and helping you obtain the best relationship possible with your beloved companion.

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Ralph AB

11 July 2019

Leah has been working with us for a couple months now, and the change we’re seeing in our pooch has been remarkable. I’m no longer nervous when I’m in stressful situations (you know...like when the delivery guy brings pizza to the door and our dog acts like Kim Jong Un and the Boogeyman are standing on our porch). Leah has helped us see our dog’s potential and push her to be the well mannered, obedient, and easy-going dog that we knew she had hiding inside her fur. More...

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Renee Lampley

20 June 2019

I only had a few sessions so far and see a tremedous improvement in both my dogs. Leah has been great!

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Matt Nolan

25 April 2019

Sampson had a great training session Tuesday with Leah. Time to relax.

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Stewart Thomas

3 April 2019

Leah and Total dog training are both amazing. They offer wonderful all inclusive packages or simple hourly sessions. In just an hourly session, Leah single handedly fixed my 13 month old labradors leash pulling problem and taught her proper public etiquette. Ever since her training it’s like having a different dog! Best money we’ve spent on our pup! More...

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Beth Snyder

2 February 2019

Great team of knowledgeable trainers. I highly recommend Total Dog to anyone in the emerald coast or Atlanta area. They know how to improve your relationship with your dog, no matter the issue. Real world results. Helped me immediately spot ways to better my communication with my nervous rescue dog. Thanks to Total Dog she is on her way to having her OWN confidence. More...

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Paul Richards

30 January 2019

Whats Up Dog couldn’t do in 30 days What Ryan from Total Dog did in 30 minutes. Last night we had a consultation with Ryan . Not only did he restore our faith in the industry He gave us hope again. We are really looking forward to working with Ryan and the Total Dog crew More...

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Katie Enos

29 January 2019

April is awesome! She really knows her stuff. If you have a dog that needs training look no further! April works with her clients every step of the way to help them train their dog to fit their lifestyle. Atlanta dog lovers- I highly recommend April! More...

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Erica Manthey

23 January 2019

Ryan & his team are BY FAR the most educated, professional trainers we’ve ever spoken to! Their approach is tried & true and the education we received started working on our 3 dogs immediately. I can see why they are so highly regarded in our community as the best dog trainers. I cannot wait to continue training with this team! ❤️ More...

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Ashlee Taylor

21 January 2019

If you’re looking for knowledge, experience and solid mentorship all in one place when it comes to developing the skill set you need in order to be successful when it comes to training your dog then you’ve come to the right place. April, Ryan and team inspire confidence to their dog owners which creates a whole new training relationship with their dogs. The results speak for themselves! More...

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Kathy Schulte Orosz

21 January 2019

We are so incredibly happy with our experience with Total Dog. Knowledge is power and Leah has definitely empowered us to be the best dog owners we can be. Here’s a picture of my one year old German Shepherd completely calm at the vet office the other day. I NEVER imagined this could happen, especially when there were 2 other dogs and numerous people in the office. Thank you so much, Total Dog! More...

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Dean Morgan

15 January 2019

April is awesome. She listens to your needs and delivers effective training to meet them. She has helped to train both my Weimeraners and they are now angels and I can now take them anywhere and everywhere. Contact them now and you’ll wish you’d done this sooner. More...

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Amanda Stricko

14 January 2019

After moving into a new house, my dog started being overly protective/aggressive. We worked with several trainers, one of whom was scared of my dog and wouldn't go near her. After working with April and Total Dog, I wouldn't recommend anyone else! They came in, and we saw a change in Sloopy's behavior on the first day. Not only did they train the dog, they trained me and gave me the tools I needed to be the best owner I could be. When friends come to the house now, they can't get over the change-- they keep saying they can't believe it is the same dog! More...

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Debbie Thorsen

13 January 2019

They are fabulous. Total dog works.

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Sharon Mikus

12 January 2019

I cannot say enough about the Total Dog trainers that worked with my family! I say family because that is what they do, they come into your world and help foster a trusting and confident relationship between you and your dogs in your own environment. Throughout the process you handle your own dog and learn together. I have been able to reinforce good behaviors and redirect unwanted behaviors with the techniques Total Dog shared with me. The trainers I worked with, April and Ryan, were nothing less than pleasant, respectful, kind, professional, and most of all extremely knowledgable and not just a 'few tricks up their sleeve' knowledge...true and genuine knowledge of dogs and their behaviors. I still send them photos of my proud Dog Mom moments! More...

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Jean Polyot LeStourgeon

12 January 2019

Best dog training around! These folks bring the goods. Having had experience with several other dog trainers, non had real solutions for me and my insecure, reactive, standard poodle. From day 1, I saw the difference with Total Dog training. Best of all they know how to transfer the knowledge, confidence and principles to the owners so they can consistently get results. More...

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Tonia Wagnon Weaver

12 January 2019

If you are looking for a great and humane trainer for your pet, Total Dog is it!! I’ve used several trainers in the past and have been unhappy with results and training methods, until I met these guys! They are, by far, the best of the best. I highly recommend them! They are caring and trustworthy.... you will be happy with the results! More...

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Kimberly Hartsock Lynch

12 January 2019

This is the best dog training you could ask for the knowledge they provide is above and beyond

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Cyndi Jennings

12 January 2019

If you want the best, look no further. I can’t say enough about the quality of training that my shepherd and I both received from Total Dog. Total Dog’s trainers have been available to answer questions that I have had and their recommendations have been spot on. I now have a shepherd that is well behaved and a pleasure to take anywhere thanks to the trainers at Total Dog. More...

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Deanna Colorado Croach

12 January 2019

Simply the best training for dogs and their humans. Not only do they teach your dogs confidence, but they teach you too. Thanks for everything you have done for our pack! More...

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Jack Aspinwall

10 January 2019

Leah is doing an awesome job with my lab/bulldog mix “Buck”. We’ve had 4 sessions and he’s coming along nicely. Leah is knowledgeable and professional and I look for Buck to achieve his full potential. Great job!!!

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Kelly Druker

5 October 2018

We could not be happier with the amazing results in absolutely no time! My husband and I have been seeing Emi now for about 2 months with our 1.5 year old German Shepherd and 8 month old husky/shepherd mix. Our fur babies immediately became attentive and finally listen to their parents. We have covered skills and obedience including: loose-leash walking, off-leash recall, obedience during dinner/door bell ringing/around other dogs in public/guests at home and strangers in public. It is such a relief to have the confidence to take our dogs out in public or to a restaurant with no worries of extra hassle or poor manners. We look forward to continuing our training for months to come. More...

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Amy Anderson

21 September 2018

Leah is AWESOME!!! I had very specific needs for my two crazy dogs and wasn't sure I would find what I needed in a group training class, I LOVE how in the consultation we discussed the specific needs for our family and I was shocked at all the things we were going to to train on!! so then the real part..the Training..I thought for sure it would take months, years, if ever for these two to learn (leash walking, not fighting over food, not jumping all over, barking at everything that the saw out the window etc) so far we have had two trainings, far exceeding my expectations of what they could learn (and me ) This is truly QUALITY training and DEFINITELY recommend Leah and Total Dog for ALL areas of training!! ❤️❤️ More...

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Amy Sheldon

18 September 2018

We have 3 dogs, all currently in training with Total Dog’s smart and talented trainer, Leah. Our dogs range in age from four to oh-my-lord that thing is still moving All the dogs are responding to the training, they enjoy the focused time with us, and we enjoy our training sessions with Leah (because it’s really the humans that are the dummies - the dogs totally get it!) Thanks a million Total Dog! See ya Thursday More...

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Molly Davis

2 August 2018

Great work!!!

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Angie Stevenson Nousiainen

30 July 2018

After 6 weeks of puppy class and 6 weeks of obedience class with another trainer, I was no closer to my goal of having my Great Dane become a therapy dog. I had exhausted my resources and nothing I had learned was working. Ryan and his amazing team stepped up and offered their services. After one session I saw tremendous improvement!! We just completed our 3rd session and I'm amazed by the results!! I was ready to give up my therapy dog dreams and face defeat! Now I feel empowered and know my pup and I can achieve great success!! More...

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Jean Polyot LeStourgeon

30 July 2018

Total Dog Training is getting big results out of me and my VERY stubborn Standard Poodle. I have high expectations that my dog can be the dog I want him to be, now that I can see how I've contributed to the behavior problems AND am being equipped with the right tools. I cannot sing their praises enough. They know their stuff and are results oriented. I've tried for 3+ years, with multiple trainers as well as on my own. These folks actually supplied me with immediate answers to our problems; answers that are working and make sense. It is such a relief to have Total Dog Training on our side. Call Ryan at 850-357-2236 More...

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Shelby Smith

17 July 2018

Today was our 4th or 5th session with Emmie, and it was our first public session. Today really showed me that this training is worth EVERY single penny. We have two German shepherds that aren’t really good with being around new people, or out in public. They would pull on the leash so much, that we dreaded taking them for walks. We had to quit taking them to Lowe’s because they would act out. Now they are both walking on leash perfectly, and today we were shown how to keep them calm and happy in public. We can’t wait for the next session. More...

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Chad Taylor

25 June 2018

Best group in the area for your pet, hands down.

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Anita Ford

21 June 2018

Bella joined our family following a rocky start in life (She landed in the animal shelter twice in a year). But she needed help learning how to curb some reactive behavior and to focus her puppy brain! Plus her humans needed a bit of instruction too. We are so pleased to have found Leah to help train us all. We are all still a work in progress, but benefit from the training offered to our specific goals. More...

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Roy Ivanovic

11 June 2018

We used Total Dog for our German Shepard puppy and decided on the unlimited package. Our trainer Emi was great ! Emi is very hands on, full of information and very knowledgeable. My wife and I are very impressed and satisfied with the program. I would recommend Total Dog and Emi to anyone seeking dog training. Emi was always prompt and answered and returned my calls and texts in a timely manner. Thanks Emi !! More...

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Christopher Preacher Dion

27 May 2018

One of the best leaders I have ever served with

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Amanda Stricko

20 May 2018

We have had 2 sessions with Total Dog, and I think they might be magic. We adopted out dog, Sloopy, about 8 months ago (she was about 1 year old.) We call her a mini german shepherd because that's what she looks like, but we don't really know what she is. To say she is energetic is an understatement. She's always been protective, but when we moved into a new house she started showing signs of aggression. We worked with 2 other trainers previously. The first consistently told me I was doing everything wrong, but wouldn't help me fix it, to which I left frustrated and feeling like I was failing my pup. The second came to our house, knowing we wanted to work on aggression issues, but the second my dog showed any signs of aggression she wouldn't go anywhere near her. Within about 5 minutes of Ryan and April showing up, my dog was walking calmly on the leash instead of barking like a lunatic, to which I turned to them and asked "What the hell just happened?" They have helped Sloopy immensely in just two sessions, and they are patient and helpful in training me as well. We are very excited to continue working with them! More...

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April Meier

19 May 2018

They are the “best of the best” in dog care & training! They provide an unsurpassed service for any dog, or owner(s) too, to help you understand dog behaviors & make your Dog the best it can be!!! Hands down they have my utmost respect! More...

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Mike Tuley

11 May 2018

We had three trainers before we called Total Dog. One trainer trained in a group and used my boy as the bad example to the class while offering zero advise on how to get him to behave. We also had no luck with the other two trainers. We called Total Dog Training and they came out evaluated my pup and us and started training that week. Within two weeks I couldn’t believe it was the same pup. It was remarkable. My boy is being trained to be my service dog and he is doing awesome. I moved into a retirement community that only allows dogs under twenty pounds. My boy is already seventy-five pounds and is a long haired German Shepherd but because he’s a service dog they had to accept him. People were very upset. I walk him through the park daily and the people who were against allowing him to live here are just so impressed with how well he behaves and how sweet and loving he is. Total Dog is fantastic. I can take him everywhere I go and I never have to worry that he will act up or miss behave. I get compliments on him everywhere we go. He gets so excited when I ask him if he wants to work. He runs and sits so I can put his vest on. He just turned a thirteen months old. I can’t say enough about the fantastic job they did with my boy. More...

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Anna Brooks Dalton

27 April 2018

In January of 2018 we enrolled our then 8 month old Dobie into a local dog training Distinctive and Intensive 7 Day In-House Program. Upon completion, we were eager to see and hear about the progress our Dobie had made, however at pickup, we did not get to meet with his trainer; as we did at the start of program. We were able to see our pup complete an obstacle course and attempts to help with crate training, but we left very disappointed. After more research on local trainers, we contacted Total Dog Training and within an hour my message was returned. We had discussions with Amber and Ryan about our Dobie, what our desires/goals were and we decided to move forward with Total Dog’s Training Program. We think it is fair to say that the amount of time in only 5 sessions (about 8 hours), compared to the 7 Day Intensive Program, our Dobie has progressed exponentially. We have concluded that one on one sessions customized for our dog (in home or in public), coupled with direct access to Ryan if a problem/questions arises during the week practices, and the true commitment displayed by the Total Dog Training Team, that the owners & dog success’s, in training, are paramount! Our Dobie is thriving under the philosophy and leadership of April and Ryan of Total Dog in situations we thought were unmanageable. Ryan and his team make training our Dobie “easy and fun”! More...

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Chase Shankle

24 April 2018

For Three plus years I have worked along side with Ryan Troster and the men and women he mentored and trained along with seeing his work with dogs. Not just any ordinary dogs, these dogs are top of the line Military Working Dogs. Ryan was entrusted with ensuring the proficiency of the dogs were above perfection. To include the men and women he trained to be on he other end of the leash. These dogs were trained for anything from finding bad guys, locating people or children for search and rescue and to find bombs to protect millions from harm. I personally put my life and career in his hands and trusted his guidance would always give me nothing less than perfection out of whatever product or behavior I desired from my military working dog. I went to him before I ever thought about going to anyone else for dog training advice. To include my own trainers that were appointed over me. He is hands down the best and anyone who works along side of him will emulate him and his ways! You will not be disappointed! More...

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Ronda Janie Jurkiewicz

10 April 2018

I am Janie with Cerberus German Shepherds. They trained one of our dogs, and have been on our referral list for training our high prey drive, high energy dogs. We do a lot of help with rescues and did a fantastic job with aiding a rescue (pro bono). When people ask us about training and skill set, I give anecdotal evidence of what the owners have relayed back to us in respect to the quality advice they have received. They have sang Total Dog's praises. More...

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Joan Bastura

9 April 2018

Ryan came out to my house today to help me with an 18 mo old male shepherd that I am fostering , this dog came with plenty of baggage, lunging on leash, aggression, and fear just to name a few. This dog went from lunging at him trying to bite to quietly walking around with him on a leash in 3 hrs. I love Ryan's no nonsense, no sugar coated but compassion way of training. I am forever grateful for his help and guidance and plan to have him talk with the rest of our fosters. Thank you we need trainers like you in this area More...

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Josh Colbert

9 April 2018

Total Dog is by far the best in the pan handle. Their training services will train not only your dog on what you need to be successful but also train you. Katie’s Canine Care is awesome as well. She kept me updated the whole time on how my dog was doing while on her doggy vacation. I’ll never go anywhere else for services after working with them! More...

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Scarlet Henson

4 April 2018

We had our first session with emi today! Emi is super sweet and very knowledgeable! I have a very sweet but ill mannered Bull terrier named Domino. And after seeing what Emi has taught her in only an hour, blows my mind! I’m so excited to see her training progress! Thank you! More...

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Jenna Quattlebaum Brink

27 March 2018

You guys made a great decision adding Amber Myers to your team! I have had the pleasure and honor working with Amber in the past and she is a phenomenal dog trainer. Her passion shines so bright and she is hands down the best trainer i have ever witnessed. Her dedication has brought her a long way & i know she is only going to advance more in her career. I brag on Amber daily to my customers at my work place and recommend her always. Her training is so pure, positive and impeccable. I’m so glad to know her. You rock Amber! More...

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Kay Schmidt

20 March 2018

Thank you Katie and Leah for taking care of our Doodlebug for us. You both are awesome! We enjoyed our daily updates while we were traveling and the peace of mind of knowing she was with such dog lovers. We didn't worry a bit after meeting you and we know that Doodlebug's "doggie vacation" was probably more fun than ours! We will be calling you again. More...

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Ben Schleeter

13 March 2018

Ryan is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to dog training. I had the privilege to hear him speak on the topic. Not only is he knowledgeable, but has a vast amount of experience. He has trained many police and military dogs too. When I get my dog, I’m definitely going to bring it to Total Dog! More...

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Leo Teo

3 March 2018

Amber Myers is amazing.. she is truly an expert in and out!!

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Stephanie Marie Castro

3 March 2018

Haven’t used Total Dog yet but heir new team member Amber is incredible. I had the privilege of working with her with my own reactive dog as well as see her transform countless others. She’s helped owners with everything from potty training to aggression. I’ve seen her help owners who came to her at the end of their rope because their dog was so aggressive or reactive toward people or other dogs and then after hard work from both Amber and a committed owner the dog would be licking your face and eager to please. If you are willing to invest your energy into the relationship between you and your dog with Amber’s help you will not be disappointed. Cannot say enough good things about her! More...

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Julie Ann Miller

3 March 2018

Amber Myers is an incredible trainer! � Her passion and true love for animals shows in her work! She is extremely patient and genuinely cares about each and every animal she is around!

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Chelsea Cummings

3 March 2018

Amber has been working with my little girl Riley for almost a year and a half and the results are incredible. We adopted a new dog in October and he is doing amazing because Amber has been there to help me. Recently, Riley was showing aggression towards Carter. Amber walked me through what to do and now Riley is back to her normal self and playing with Carter again. She is amazing!! A true dog whisperer!! More...

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An'gel Ducote Molpus

2 March 2018

Amber was a fantastic teacher, when we adopted our puppy. We learned so much from her, not just training, but explanations on my dog’s behavior and how to prevent or encourage various behaviors. Her methods are positive reinforcement training and if you follow her guidelines, you will succeed in a well behaved and happy dog! More...

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Pam Murphy Zingale

2 March 2018

Amber Myers is amazing. I don't know what we would have done without her. She spent extra time getting our new English bulldog integrated into our pack. We were out of options on keeping the new puppy until she came along. So grateful to her. More...

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Dylan Woodbridge

2 March 2018

So we had Katie watch our pups while we went to New Orleans for the weekend. We we worried with one of our rescues having high anxiety and being very timid towards anyone but us. Katie was absolutely amazing with both of our dogs and kept us updated with photos during the weekend. Her dogs were very playful with ours, and by the time we picked them up they almost seemed sad to go. Very professional and would recommend her to anyone. More...

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Amber Norton

2 March 2018

I’m so excited to see that Amber joined your team! Jasper and I have known her for years and to this day he still searches for her when we visit Petco! It just goes to show the lasting positive impression she leaves with the dogs who love her � More...

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Susan Risdon

2 March 2018

Amber Myers is amazing and is a true dog whisperer! She has helped me tremendously with my golden retriever puppy, Bentley Breanne (BB). She is a natural and her calm demeanor really works so well with my Goldie. I highly recommend Amber to train any breed- small or large!!! More...

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Nataliya Hytonen

2 March 2018

I wish I could give Amber 10 stars! She has this amazing connection with (all) animals and patience with their owners. While training a stubborn Boxer requires a lot of work, Amber made it look effortless and training sessions were fun for all!

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Lynn Younghusband

28 February 2018

Our story. We rescued a 9 month old red heeler We’ve been working with Total Dog trainer, Emi, since January. The change in the Oliver has been amazing. When your friends and neighbours comment on how much Oliver has improved...well, that says a lot. Great investment. Thank you Emi. More...

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Kim White

18 February 2018

I wish I could give Emi/Total Dog more than five stars. We signed up for the behavior modification package, and Xena's done a complete 180 in the short time we've been working with Emi. No more barking at strangers. No more barking in the car. No more charging the fence. I used to be wary of taking her to public places, but now we can go to Harborwalk, Destin Commons and other heavily trafficked areas, no problem. If your dog has behavioral issues, these are the people you need to sign up with. More...

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Donna Pietras

9 February 2018

Emi has been working with us and our 8 month old German Shepherd and we are beyond thrilled with how much more socially appropriate our dog is now. Maggie no longer jumps up at house guests, she doesn’t chase our old Chihuahua or other dogs anymore and she doesn’t push her way through doors. And that’s after just three training sessions! We are also about to start training in busy public places. We are so happy to have found these amazing dog trainers, they are very knowledgeable and passionate about their jobs and dogs. We look forward to our future training sessions with Emi and we also look forward to seeing our dog learn and be the dog she deserves to be! Thank you guys so much! More...

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Adana Elder

6 February 2018

We've had 2 sessions with Leah so far. We can't believe the difference we see in our dogs already. Better manners and the ability to walk together without being dragged down the sidewalk! Thank you!

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Michelle Falcetti

30 January 2018

I owe a big thank you to Emi at Total Dog Destin! For the first time since I got my dog Aris 3 years ago, I was able to plan a weekend trip and feel comfortable taking her with me! Before we started training with Emi, I couldn't take Aris for a walk around the neighborhood without getting completely overwhelmed and frustrated. Now we can go pretty much anywhere which is a lot more fun for both of us :) Thank you Emi, we couldn't have done it without you! More...

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Kristi Kirkland

24 January 2018

What an amazing group running this dog training service! Uniqueness & madskills is just the icing. If you are needing help & would like a your 4-legged furry family member to be at their happiest - THIS is the place.

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Lindsey Johnson

20 October 2017

We started our training with our 1 year old pit bull and 8 year old lab about a month ago. Kaycee is our trainer and I couldn’t have asked for a better one! I’m amazed at everything they’ve learned in our short time together and have loved every second of it. Being able to take them for walks and out to the parks and not have an anxiety attack is awesome! Thank you Kaycee for all of your patience and time spent! Laila and I are sure going to miss you!! More...

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Jemma Ryan

18 October 2017

Leah was amazing! On our first session she had our rambunctious boy calmly walking with us and following commands, absolutely amazing! It will be so nice to be able to go on walks without it being a stressful event. More...

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Dakota Monday

19 July 2017

Working with these folks was incredible! After seeing the reviews I had to give them a call. My dog and I are so happy we did! Total Dog is the total package!

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Ariana Longoria

19 July 2017

People told me my dog couldn't be trained...Those people were wrong! Total Dog gave me the confidence to take charge again with my dog. There's nowhere I can't take him now with the knowledge I've been given. The Total Dog way is the only way to go in my book! More...

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Jonathan Jeffries

26 May 2017

Absolutely amazing!! During our first session, they took our dog, who loves to lunge at people and dogs, from doing these things to walking calmly by us in downtown FWB, in front of everyone. I cannot wait for our next session and for all the ones that will follow. They definitely know how to train a dog to become more confident and calm. Thank you Ryan and April! More...

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Sharon Mikus

22 May 2017

Within the hour of our first lesson I was walking with my dog calmly right next to me and before the lesson was over, she was off leash and staying right with me. It was like magic! That was in the yard. The very next day, we took both of our dogs for a walk in the neighborhood for the smoothest walk EVER! We are still learning and are extremely excited about calmer, happier, healthier pups! More...

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Cyndi Jennings

18 May 2017

Gabe and I had our first training session yesterday and I was beyond pleased! April and Ryan not only have the technical expertise, but the ability to explain and demonstrate what we needed to do. I could not believe what was accomplished during our first meeting and I know that Gabe will have the foundation that he needs to be a well mannered, obedient dog. I can't wait for our next training session! More...

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Kimberlie Birr

21 April 2017

Had my first session for Brinkley my Golden retriever this week with Tyler. Already a ton of improvement in just one visit. We both learned a ton and Tyler is very patient and helpful (even with me and my lack of left/right skills ha) Looking forward to more! More...

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Lindsey Lee

1 April 2017

Had our first session today. And I can honestly say it was the nicest, smoothest walk we have ever had. We walked together as a team. The days of her pulling me down the sidewalk and jumping at people are over! We both have to do are part, but I am determined to keep up with everything Ryan taught us. Can't wait for our next session! More...

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Amy Schannep

1 April 2017

Our almost 4 month old standard poodle pup just completed his first lesson! We all learned a lot in just one session. I am so glad we found such a knowledgeable trainer to help us!

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Alicia Carlson

28 March 2017

I am very happy with the results achieved after one session! With the tools and tips Ryan gave me, I feel confident in my ability to handle stressful situations. He really is amazing!

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Jan Harris

19 March 2017

I am a volunteer at PAWS in Ft. Walton. Today I had the most informative and amazing training session with Total Dog at the Gulf Restaurant event on Okaloosa island for PAWS. I brought Calli, a very high energy and smart dog who has to live in a kennel 24/7. If anyone knows Calli, then you would know she is a nightmare on a leash. It is hard to get a dog adopted when they are pulling you all over the place. But no more! With the proper collar and training Calli is now a breeze. With Ryan's knowledge and experience Calli enjoyed her walk even though many people and dogs were all around her. She looked for correction and guidance from Ryan and pranced like a horse with her new found confidence. Which is very hard for a shelter dog to have even the smallest of confidence. Ryan deserves all the credit. He is a real professional. I believe Calli will be adopted very soon because of Total Dog's great teaching and training given to me and Calli. She will now be able to show her true self to a blessed family. Thank you Total Dog, you guys are the best! More...

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Stephanie Ringle Geleta

15 February 2017

I could not be happier with my decision to use Ryan and April. They are nothing short of Amazing and true professionals!

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Nancy Chelf Leverton

12 February 2017

Ryan and April came out to see us very quickly for our first consultation with our 7 month old Dachshund puppy. They talked with us, answered questions, and observed how he interacted with us, our 2 1/2 year old daughter, and our 15 year old dog. They offered suggestions on how to curb certain behaviors and left that night to allow us to start implementing the training. Ryan left a little while ago from our first formal lesson. Our puppy is surprisingly a very well behaved little guy after just an hour. I know we will need to continue the methods he showed us, and it's very reassuring to know they are available to answer any questions and help us in any way. Ryan and April are so easy to talk to and interact with, and it's very obvious they love what they do. I would recommend them to ANYONE who needs any type of training for their dog - whether it's a big problem or a small one. Thanks again for the help. I'm looking forward to loving time with our puppy rather than dreading his bad behavior. More...

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Kimberly Hartsock Lynch

9 February 2017

My first lesson last week made my mouth drop that my dog could do what they said within the first 20 min lesson, second lesson this week was nothing but amazing. Can't wait till next week . RYAN and APRIL are great worth every penny More...

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Scott Skirch

20 December 2016

Ryan is gifted and truly passionate dog trainer. I've used Ryan to discuss and give suggestions to correct behavioral issues in police service dogs. He's always quick to respond and is very open minded. He also explains his training concepts so I can understand how the dog will learn. That in itself shows his intelligence on reading the dogs behavior , plus it teaches the handler/owner to do the same. More...

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Aaron Seligman

21 November 2016

Ryan has an incredible passion for dog training. His work ethic is impeccable and his standard of excellence is unmatched. There is no need to look elsewhere if a true professional that knows their trade is what you seek. More...

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Melissa Whitmire

18 October 2016

Ryan is an amazing trainer! My buddy "Bo" is the best, sweetest dog in the world...with a stubborn streak. I believe Ryan's words were "Bo is a diva!" He didn't want to walk on a leash without pulling my shoulder out and he would only "come" when he felt like it. By the 3rd session, we had Bo out at a busy golf tournament with people and moving carts everywhere and Bo was perfect on the leash and promptly responded to every command. I had honestly lost hope in ever being able to take him for a walk or out in public and now I don't have any hesitation! Ryan never once said the word "no" or raised his voice. He was quiet and calm and int he first 5 minutes, Bo had complete respect for him. I would highly recommend Ryan! I have tried other trainers in the past with no luck at all but Ryan's method works!! More...

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Sterling Magby

9 October 2016

Ryan, Thanks for stopping by yesterday and helping us get a handle on our barking baby. He didn't try and sell us on any packages and was straight to the point on what we needed to do. We really appreciate it.

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Melissa Church

9 October 2016

I contacted Ryan late Thursday night and didn't expect a message back until at least the next business day. To my surprise he replied back very quickly and we began discussing the needs of my two dogs and ultimately scheduled my first appointment that Sunday... this kind of customer service is often unheard of in my experience and appreciated that he was willing to work with my availability and meet me on the weekend. Molly is a 1.5 yr old purebred German Shepherd has the most bad behaviors and Piper is an 8 yr old Shepherd mix/rescue dog... Molly has a serious problem with jumping on people, not listening to basic commands, and both dogs are serious leash pullers. I had tried literally almost every corrective device out there and watched hours of YouTube videos to no avail. When Ryan arrived my dogs went crazy (of course) and he was immediately able to gain control/their attention. During the first session he addressed all of my biggest/immediate concerns and showed me how to continue to work with my dogs. Aside from controlling the jumping the most impressive thing was how he was able to help me walk Molly. The last time I tried to walk Molly by myself was traumatic... There was barking, pulling (she almost pulled me over trying to get to my neighbors)... It was AWFUL. With the help of Ryan I was able to walk Molly using only one finger on the leash. She was responsive to leadership, reacted properly to my guidance, and for the first time ever did not freak out when my neighbors came out or cars went by. On top of that when the walk was over she continued to return to her position on my left side and behave instead of running in circles like a maniac... Words cannot describe how surprising this behavior is compared to her previous behavior. It is beyond impressive that once utilizing the proper techniques for learning she was able to retain the information and know where her place is beside me. I know training is an on going effort and I believe Ryan is the trainer to help me. He was supportive, educational, and encouraging to both me and my dogs. Training is as much for the handler as it is the dogs and he was able to show me how to correct my bad behaviors without making me feel stupid/bad. My first training session was a success for both me and my dogs and I will definitely be scheduling more. I would absolutely recommend Ryan and would be astounded if he wasn't the trainer for you and your furbabies. More...

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Ally Nicole

8 October 2016

Last weekend we had the pleasure of working with Ryan from total dog! Our 6 month old husky, Athena, responded so well to his training method and learned so much in the hour ryan was here. Ryan is an excellent trainer, as well as teacher to the dog parents :) we are looking forward to working with Ryan in the future, and would totally reccomend him to anyone interested in training their dog!! More...

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Derek Donahey

5 October 2016

Ryan is very knowledgeable, dedicated and passionate dog trainer. If you are checking reviews deciding if you should hire him to train your dog, and you, then you have found your guy. He's the real deal. Highly recommended. More...

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Brittany Schwartz

29 September 2016

We're only a few weeks into training with Ryan but so far it's been the best investment I've ever made with my dogs. They're responding extremely well to the training and it's helped me become a better, more responsible dog owner. I would recommend Ryan to anyone who needs help training a dog, you won't be disappointed! More...

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Gigi De Falco

29 September 2016

I needed my dog, Brutus, to quit jumping up on visitors. Ryan did an incredible job with him. Ryan amazes me with his knowledge of training and how a dog thinks. He was even able to teach Brutus not to choke himself on a leash. I couldn't even walk him into a pet store for him dragging me along. Now I can walk him with my pinky!! Thanks so much Ryan. More...

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Rae Kell

26 September 2016

My dog was what I felt nearly out of control. She wouldn't listen and did whatever she wanted. She also pulled so hard on walks I hated taking her on them. After even just 1 lesson I saw improvement and I learned how to communicate with her. 3 amazing lessons so far and I can get my dog to listen to me and not pull me when she's on a leash. I can take her into a few public places and she is so much better. I cannot wait to see her exceed further and I owe it all to Ryan and his team. Thank you! More...

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Brian Squire

23 September 2016

I have a 1.5 year old Labradoodle named Stella. She has had a tough time socializing with other dogs and walking on a leash. After one session with Ryan, we have a path to success. For the first time, Stella made it to the Destin dog park and approached several dogs without lunging or aggressively biting them. A change in collar and a few simple techniques has made it possible to walk her without being pulled. We will be scheduling a second session. Thanks Ryan More...

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Matthew Ratchford

7 September 2016

Troester is one of the hardest working dog trainers out there. Very knowledgeable and passionate about his work. He is truly great at what he does.

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Omar Morell

31 August 2016

GREAT experience yesterday for me and Juke. He has had aggression issues in the past and after relocating due to school I was no longer able to work with my previous trainer who had helped him tremendously. Juke still wasn't where I wanted him to be and has episodes of aggression towards new people and new dogs. VERY glad I came across Ryan and April. Juke used to be very aggressive towards other dogs and strangers and although he had calmed some I was still not confident in him to be around large groups of dogs. In our first lesson Ryan and April had Juke inside a dog park around 10-15 dogs and all of them running up to him and with one or two corrections there was not any aggression shown. Ryan and April not only help you train your dog, they take the time to explain to you why they use each method and how to correctly use corrections so that your dog listens to you the first time you give a command and not after saying it 35 times. Very excited to continue working with them throughout the next year that I will be living in this area. You will not be disappointed when working with these two great animal lovers and trainers. They want the best for your pup and have very humane and natural approaches to their methods. And they're always available to answer questions following your lessons should you forget something or something pops up that you forgot to mention at the lesson. Highly recommended! More...

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Derrick Bowen

30 August 2016

As 14 year military working dog handler, trainer, and kennel master it is easy for me to recognize Ryan Troester as on of the most dedicated and talented minds in the career field. One would be hard pressed to find to many people just as skilled much less better. Beyond all of his knowledge, skills, and natural talent......the one thing that sets him apart from most is his passion for the job! More...

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Kyle Challis

28 August 2016

Ryan is a fantastic trainer and very passionate and dedicated with dogs. I've always had a problem with my dog, Ginger, and her aggression. Tried different techniques, but nothing seemed to really work. That was until I took her to Ryan. Right away Ryan knew what he was dealing with and he took control of Ginger. She tried attacking him and with some corrections he was in control. I was in disbelieve that after just a few minutes she was listening to everything he was telling her. Especially after he calmed her down with other dogs in the area. He showed me everything I need to do when she acts out. After just a few times putting her in various situations she has been behaving a lot better. Thank you Ryan! I will definitely recommend you to anyone that tells me they are having dog issues! More...

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Dustin Cain

27 August 2016

I have used Ryan as a training consult for a few years now. He is always open to conversation and willing to give a new perspective. We offically met at a multi-agency competition (that he designed and prepared) last year. His professionalism was superb and in my opinion is what made it happen. Training is a collection of efforts; molding and shaping techniques to get that perfect fit for each individual case. Ryan never stops looking for new methods or concepts to implement into his training regiment. Dedication and passion for the job drive him toward the success he has had. If you are looking for a trainer that has vision and fortitude look no further. More...

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Aimee Shaffer

27 August 2016

so pleased to know that Ryan Troester is the Alpha Dog at Total Dog Destin! i had the honor of meeting Ryan when he and his military K9 teams at Hurlburt Field were honored at the HarborWalk Village "Red, White and Blue Celebrations" for their heroism/professionalism the past two years. do you and your dog a favor and get your training with Total Dog Destin! More...

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Terrell Beasley

26 August 2016

I have worked with troester and worked directly under him for three years. I wouldn't be the trainer I am today without him. This is the most dedicated and passionate person that I have ever been around in the k9 world. If you need any answers about dogs and training he is definitely the person to go to. More...

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Derek Copeland

25 August 2016

I have known Ryan for years and I can say he is one of the best trainers out there, you would be missing out if you are in his area and don't contact him for training.

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Will Salinas

25 August 2016

I was a Military Working Dog handler, trainer and Kennel Master for 12 years and I've known Ryan for over 7 years. He's very knowledgeable and it's always guaranteed to get what you need done. The BEST trainer I've seen. Highly recommended!!!!!!!!!! More...

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El Gallo Arod

24 August 2016

An exceptional canine trainer who continues to challenge himself and those around him. Ryan is the future of canine training within the security industry.

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Mitch Tetman

23 August 2016

Ryan is the best at what he does. I'm not aware of any one else in this area that has his skills and experience.

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Brent Reimers

23 August 2016

Ryan is one of the hardest working dog trainers that I know! You will get you money's worth and then some when working with him. Your dog will be in peak performance in no time at all. More...

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Nate Engel

22 August 2016

I have known Ryan since the beginning of time back in high school... He truly knows what he is doing with the dogs. He works very hard at what he does I was lucky to have him help me out. He does not cut corners when training the dogs. When I get my next dog I will bring the dog to him no questions asked! More...

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Gary King

22 August 2016

I have known Ryan for quiet some time and there is one constant about him...He takes his job training K9 seriously. He will not fluff things up for you. He will lay out what is wrong with the dog, the plan to correct it, and what he expects you to do after the training is complete. He is very passionate and has the drive to fix any problem that's laid out before him and will not stop till it is completed. You get your moneys worth with Ryan. More...

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Eric Flinchum

22 August 2016

Ryan's an exceptional trainer who goes the extra mile to make sure things are done right. He's a straight shooter, someone you can count on doing what they say. I wouldn't trust anyone else with my dog. More...

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Sean Leeroy Jenkins

22 August 2016

Very knowledgeable and great trainer to work with.

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Brett Carson

22 August 2016

Ryan Troester is a person whom I have had the privilege of working with and alongside for nearly 7 years. His approach to working with dogs is filled with a passion that is unrivaled. Geographically we are no longer close but anytime I have a question regarding my work with a dog, he is the first person I reach out to. Ryan has undoubtedly trained every dog to a standard that is beyond reproach. If you entrust your loved ones to Ryan and his team, I assure you that you will not be dissatisfied! More...

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Kyle Rodewald

22 August 2016

Having known Ryan for a few years now and knowing what he does and how much passion and heart he puts into what he does it's hard to see going anywhere else with somebody you consider to be part of your family.

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Benjamin Rodriguez

22 August 2016

Ryan is hands down one of the most knowledgeable dog trainer's that I have met in my K9 career. If I ever have a issue or question Ryan is one of the first guys I go to. He puts his heart and soul into training dogs and dog teams. More...

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Jeremy Bishop

22 August 2016

I have known Ryan for over four years and have never meet someone so passionate about their work. He truly loves dogs and working with them! The only Trainer I would use.

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Taylor Harris

21 August 2016

I've never met a more devoted and knowledgable dog trainer! Ryan is a great trainer and literally one of the first people I will go to if I have any issues with my dog that I don't know how to handle or even if i need additional ways to get the dog to perform the task at hand. His knowledge and dedication are very rare these days, and the best quality about him is he doesn't belittle you or make you feel inadequate, he always makes you feel like you can accomplish anything and a great motivator! Would recommend to anyone! More...

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Scot Zigcowski

21 August 2016

Ryan is a solid trainer who pulls from the multitude of various theories and methodologies he's studied and tailors them to the individual dog/owner for the best results. He's all about clear communication between man and dog. More...

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Aaron Souza

21 August 2016

I have known Ryan for my whole career and he is by far the most dedicated dog handler I have ever met. Ryan has helped me with numerous training issues throughout my years and he is always willing to train and help at any time. I definitely couldn't ask for a better person to call a fellow K9 handler and a friend. More...

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Jared Dawson

21 August 2016

Gotta say I've met a lot of dog trainers but Ryan goes above and beyond. Extremely knowledgeable when it comes to getting a dog on track to be awesome. Always there to help when needed, no way you'll be disappointed. Mark my words! More...

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Robbie Whaley

21 August 2016

Ryan is a great trainer, with all his years of experience I know that I can always go to him to help solve a problem I'm having with a dog. No one knows dog psychology like him! More...

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Daniel Silva

21 August 2016

Best dog trainers in the business, truly passionate about their work and the dogs. If you want your dog to be trained by true professionals this is definitely the place for you. Remember your dog's are family too... More...

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Joel Burton

21 August 2016

There's "dog trainers" and then there's DOG TRAINERS. Ryan fits the bill of DOG TRAINER. He won't give you fluff. He'll explain in detail what is behind the purpose of the training (in plain lingo, not gibberish), how it's accomplished, and then provide the final product. It won't be the quick fix but a FOUNDATION for which to build off of. No one is more dedicated to canine training. Passion is his driving force. You will not be disappointed. More...

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Gabriel Bravo

21 August 2016

Ryan is one of the best dog trainers on the market! He is fully committed and motivated to success when training dogs. Is rare to see someone with a passion for dogs like Ryan, he has a unique talent with the utmost integrity and loyalty. He understands dog's physiology and psychology and has the skills and experience to handle any training needs. More...

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Ca Ron King

21 August 2016

Integrity, hard work and professionalism; that's what you get when you go to Total Dog Destin. Can fix any dog problem you have. I have known this guy for a while and trust me Ryan Troester is the best dog trainer on the Gulf Coast. More...

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Olivia Faith

20 August 2016

I have personally worked around Mr. Troester and his team of canines for almost three years. He is one of the most dedicated trainers I have ever had the pleasure of working with. There is no challenge he won't tackle and can't overcome. He is so incredibly educated and within moments of communicating with him, you can see how training canines is his true love and passion. He is very thorough when demonstrating and really goes out of his way for the owners/handlers to have a full understanding of how to maintain their canines training. There is no dog too tuff for him to train. More...

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Ryan Anderson

20 August 2016

I've know Ryan for over 3 years. If you want results, you've found the place. No B.S., fuzzy feel good stories, or gimmicks here. The man loves dogs and his passion, knowledge, and work ethic are unmatched. If he can train dogs to perform at the highest level in the most adverse conditions, he can handle all of your K-9/ puppy training needs. More...

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Shane Massie

20 August 2016

I've worked and trained with Ryan Troester for almost 4 years now and can honestly say that I do not know a more passionate dog trainer. He is able to identify issues with a K9 and quickly come up with several ways in which he will utilize to fix them. He is well aware that all dogs are different and have personalities and caters his approach with every individual dog. Very impressive to watch and easy to learn from. More...

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George Garcia

20 August 2016

Before I met Ryan I heard so many great things about his training. I gotta say when I met him and conducted training with him he really does live up to everything everyone says about him and more. This guy is the hardest working dog handler/trainer I have ever met. If I ever have a problem I know he knows how to fix it. More...

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German Lechuga

20 August 2016

One word....PASSION. Ryan strives to understand every aspect of training and is a mentor to many. I promise you, there is no one more dedicated to providing quality training for both the dog and handler/owner. Don't settle for mediocre, call Ryan for top quality education. More...

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Jeremy Hayes

19 August 2016

You will not find a more dedicated and passionate trainer to work with. His dogs are some of the most obedient I have seen. If you want someone who knows what they are doing, seriously look no further. You won't be disappointed!! More...

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Santiago Bernal

19 August 2016

I've known Ryan for over 10 years and there's a reason why he's renowned in the DoD K-9 community. Since day one he's been dedicated to learning all he could about dog training. Over the years he's honed his craft so much that I'll say he's the most reputable dog trainer I know. He will not disappoint! More...

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Kelly Coronado

19 August 2016

I have known Ryan for several years while he was stationed in Del Rio TX. He is compassionate and 100% committed to training dogs, You will not find a trainer more dedicated than Ryan. Del Rio's loss is Destin's gain :-) More...

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We believed the same concepts we used in the military K9 world to develop amazing Dog teams could be translated to civilization Owners and their pets.

Because we’re Dog Trainers who started a business, not the other way around. At our core it’s always been about and will continue to be about changing two and four legged lives.

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