Steve Brooks, CPDT-KA

Steve Brooks, CPDT-KACertified Professional Dog Trainer

As a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA), a credential granted by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT), Steve Brooks completed rigorous tests on humane training practices using the latest scientific knowledge related to dog training. He offers workshops and seminars and attends conferences across the United States and is also a Professional member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) and the Southern California Dog Trainers Forum (SCDTF). In 2005, Steve was one of the first non-veterinarian experts CPDT/KA invited to attend the Post-Graduate Institute for Applied Clinical Behavioral Medicine at the North American Veterinary Conference, headed by Dr. Karen Overall. Steve is also a licensed presenter of Family Paws Parent Education , Dog & Baby Connection , Dog & Storks and is a proud member of Pet Professional Guild where he promotes force free training. Steve is also a contributing writer to Fido Friendly Magazine.

Steve Brooks’ appearances on national and international television mean humans around the world can participate in creative, customized Reward-Based Canine Training. Broadcasters spanning the globe from Canada to Japan to Australia have also profiled him with appearances on Fox News (San Diego, Los Angeles), NBC News (Palm Springs) where he gives advice on canine training and safety; Animal Planet, National Geographic Channel, CBS’ World’s Funniest Pets, TBS’ Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, Inside Edition, and many more…

Steve appeared as a dog training expert on the Blu-ray DVD Marley and Me, and his new book, DOG BITES, filled with expert techniques and training tips is available now! Steve Brooks was born in Hollywood, California and lives with his wife, Yasmine, and their dog Uni in the Cathedral City / Palm Springs area.