Jolanta Benal

Jolanta Benal never had dogs until she was persuaded to adopt a stray 11 years ago. Now, Jolanta is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and the host of The Dog Trainer's Quick and Dirty Tips for Teaching and Caring for Your Pet, which iTunes named a top podcast of 2009. She is also a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and was a founding member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, serving as the first associate editor of its journal, Animal Behavior Consulting: Theory and Practice. Active in the movement to professionalize dog training and behavior consulting and put them on a sound scientific basis, she has studied with the eminent trainer Pat Miller and taken academic courses in canine cognition and learning, as well as regularly attending scientific seminars on behavior and training. Jolanta sees private clients in Brooklyn and Manhattan. 



  • Dog Trainer Jolanta Benal on Training Dogs & Puppies: Coming When Called Game

    Watch this video for dog training tips from Dog Trainer Jolanta Benal. Learn how to train a dog or puppy to come when called by playing this fun and simple calling game. Teach your dog to come right away at the sound of your voice.

  • Dog Trainer Jolanta Benal on Training Dogs & Puppies: The Recall Game

    Watch this video and teach your dog or puppy the recall game. Dog Trainer Jolanta Benal shares this easy dog training tip that will teach your dog or puppy to come when called. Learn how to train a dog or puppy to walk with you on or off leash.





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