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#1 Dog Trainer
three years in a row!

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Award Winning Certified Dog Trainer & Consultant

Lovingly known as the original “Dog wizard,” Vladae Roytapel is a Master Dog Trainer of SoCal Dog Training, Inc., which has served Newport Beach and the surrounding Orange County communities. Vladae Roytapel is famously known in America for his incomparable knowledge on how to rehabilitate aggressive dogs.

As Vladae believes,if you treat your dog like a human, in return they will treat you as a dog.” Possessing excellent facility with languages, Vladae has developed a special language for communicating with dogs, based on observations of the way dogs communicate with each other.

Gold Training Package

This program includes socialization with dogs, people, children, and even cats. This training will give you total off-leash control of your doggie.

Doggie Bootcamp

Our trainers will keep your dog for 2 weeks teaching them everything they would learn in the gold  package while addressing behavioral problems.

Puppy Workshop

This program is tailored to evaluate your puppies breed, age, living situation, social situation, and family history to help focus your training efforts.

Virtual Training

Our library of training videos and articles include helpful tips and tricks from Vladae himself! Or schedule a Skype training session with a trainer.

Nate Thompson,

NHL Hockey Player

Vladae is a world-class trainer! He has changed my dog and has changed our lives. Life is easier for everyone including our dog Eddie. We can walk him around without a leash around other dogs without issue. I can't say enough about Vladae!

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We are seeking new clients that have a loving heart and open mind that want the best training for their dog and family.  We specialize in loving firmness coupled with a sincere desire to teach our clients how to make their dog welcome and accepted in most situations.  Our dogs, like our children, need firm boundaries, routines, and loving discipline.  We define clear-cut roles and expectations. 

Our head trainer has over 40 years ‘of international experience and SoCal dog training firmly believes that we have developed one of the best training programs in California. We recognize that different owners and dogs experience life in different ways.  Therefore, we will provide individual training and programs to meet these needs.  A good trainer can train the dog, a great trainer coordinates the individual owner and his beloved pet so that both the dog and the owner understand their roles and how to best reach the end goal of a well behaved dog and a proud and relaxed owner that is confident that he can control his dog in the most challenging situations.  Our training team is well versed in best practices and how to work with the dog and owners and help them to become the best team imaginable.

Our trainers will work with you to create harmony and joy with your dog.  We have many tools and methods based on many years of success.  We often receive recommendations from other trainers, breeders, and Veterinarians for dogs that others have given up on due to their behavioral issues.  Once you experience the joy of success, you will understand why our methods work when others fail. 

We serve the greater Souther California area including: Bel Air, Los Angeles Palos Verdes   Los Angeles ..Irvine ... Newport Beach..Corona Del Mar.. Newport Coast  …  Huntington Beach.. Laguna Beach ..Costa Mesa ..Aliso Viejo ..Tustin ..Mission Viejo.. San Clemente ..Dana Point ..Laguna Niguel.. Lake Forest.. Yorba Linda…. San Juan Capistrano… Fountain Valley.. Laguna Hills.. Rancho Santa Margarita, California.. Coto de Caza..Trabuco Canyon 

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