Sarah Hodgson

Dog Trainer
Sarah Hodgson
Sarah Hodgson is a dog trainer, pet behavior consultant, media expert, and author of Puppies for Dummies, 4th Edition, as well as a bunch of other books. In her heart, she is just a pet-obsessed mom who’s been helping people live happily with their pets for over 30 years.
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Raising a dog, cat, or any other pet should be a happy life experience. If it isn't, Sarah Hodgson is here to help, with 35+ years of experience as a trainer, an associate applied behaviorist, best-selling author, and a mom to a multi-species household. Her philosophy? Pets, like people, need routines and encouragement to learn good behavior. Training is as easy as associating words with freedom, food, and fun instead of fear and frustration. 


Does your dog, cat, or other pet struggle with destructiveness, potty training, excessive barking, aggression, leash-pulling, or other frustrations? Are you a new pet parent and don't know where to start? Sarah is here to help! Together you'll learn how to provide your pet with the tools to develop good manners, fostering an enriching, life-long bond.


Submit a video of your pet along with questions or details. In her signature upbeat, family-friendly style, Sarah will create a short video with personalized advice on how you can help improve your pet's behavior.


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Sarah teaches pets — she trains people. Training and conditioning good behavior should not feel threatening or be a chore. It should resonate with you—it should feel like common sense. Raising a pet should be a happy experience. Whether you're training a dog or pup, cuddling a kitten, or opening your heart to another pet, your first goal is to surround them with love, helping them associate life with food, fun, and freedom instead of fear and frustration. Training? It isn’t about harnessing their spirit; it’s about teaching your pet the meaning of a few keywords so that you’re able to keep everyone safe and happy. Sarah is here to help.

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