Trainer Profile
APDT Member Since 1998

Steve Brooks K9U

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Designations: CCPDT/KA
Job Title: Certified Professional Dog Trainer (Knowledge Assessed) and owner of Steve Brooks K9U
Training Equipment: Depending on the dog: Martingale style collar without chain and with Quick Snap, Easy Walk Harness, Head harnesses, Target Stick, Clicker, Treat Pouch, Food Toys and other real life rewards to name a few.
Training Philosophy: My training techniques are science based, positive reinforcement, fun, creative and force free. I specialize in solving all kinds of dog behavioral problems.
Locations Served: Now available in the Coachella Valley / Palm Springs area, as well as in the Hollywood Hills / greater Los Angeles area..
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) Steve is also a licensed presenter of Family Paws Parent Education , 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.
Services Offered
Behavioral Consultation
Clicker Training
Fun Games
Group Training
Private Lessons
Private Training
Teleconference/Virtual Sessions