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Ted Carlson Dog Training is recommended by VetNaturallyMandeville Animal Hospital and Gause Boulevard Veterinary Hospital.

Read what some of my previous clients had to say about the quality of results I can bring to you and your dog.

Jacquelyn S – New Orleans, LA

“Ted has been great with my dog who was rescued from a shelter & had issues with men and other dogs. Ted was able to work with Peanut so she’s much calmer and looks to me on how to handle situations instead of nervously reacting herself. She’s been much better on walks and socializing with other dogs. She’s also more relaxed not having to always play the alpha dog & letting her human family be in control of situations. Ted is also great for boarding my dog while I’m away for work – she loves Ted and his dogs plus she gets training while she there instead of just leaving her at a doggie daycare center where she spends a lot of time in a kennel & no training. So glad I found him when I was researching dog trainers in the New Orleans area – Peanut is crazy about Ted!”

Lee M – Mandeville, LA

“I have a Chocolate Lab puppy that quite frankly was out of control. She was causing stress and havoc in our home. We had worked with another trainer in the area that gave us some good tips, but I never felt that he truly had command of the dog or had the experience for me to see results with our puppy.

I called Ted out of sheer frustration in a last ditch effort to regain control of our cute puppy. I am so incredibly glad that I did. From the first phone call he listened to the issues that we were having, asked questions to gain further information and was very clear on what services he provided. I told him that I would think it over and get back to him. He said he would follow up with me in a few days, and he did. I scheduled for 8 in home lessons. Ted was ALWAYS on time. Came to our home with a plan. Always professional. And the most important our puppy responded and worked with him. He was excellent in teaching us, the owners, how to work with our dog and regain control. Ted was always available to speak with on the phone if an issue would pop up in between his visits. I would and have recommended Ted Carlson. He truly has a gift and talent with dogs. It is so refreshing to work with someone who truly loves what they do. Don’t hesitate to hire him if you are looking for a trainer. You will not be disappointed.”

Catherine C – New Orleans, LA

“Ted is an absolute all star. I’m a member of the Louisiana Task Force 1 Search and Rescue Canine Team and he is the guy we call when our dogs need help.

Ted is the most professional dog trainer I have ever worked with, and this professionalism is conveyed not only through his behavior towards you, but also towards your dog. He doesn’t believe in one method of training, just like diets, there is no magic bullet. He balances all sides of the positive/negative punishment/reward spectrum in an effort to provide you (and your dog) a perfectly balanced training experience. He believes in the mental health of dogs as much as the physical health and recognizes that most bad behaviors come from dogs being anxious or otherwise uncomfortable with their surroundings. Ted has been an godsend to myself, my dog, and many of the other dogs on our SAR team. He is easily reachable by email, phone or text and willing to answer even the most trivial questions. He comes to you (even if you live on the south shore), and makes sure that you get every ounce of value out of your time with him. So long as I am in New Orleans I will never use another trainer.”

Cynthia C – Folson, LA

“Ted has trained two of my rescued British Labs. Both had behavioral issues difficult to deal with. After only two weeks with Ted the issues were significantly less. Ongoing training has resulted in happier more self confident dogs and a much happier owner! I would highly recommend Ted to help with any behavior issues or for any obedience training. A well trained dog makes for a better pet and happier household.”

Sam C – New Orleans, LA

“We came to Ted needing help with a young lab with dog aggression issues. He also needed training to correct jumping up, mouthing and general obedience issues. After 3 weeks of training Ollie is a new dog, with wonderful skills and a new outlook on life in a household. He is also coping very well with meeting new dogs and hanging out peacefully with our other dogs. Ted was great at keeping me informed of Ollie’s progress along the way and provided live Periscope training sessions to see his training in action. Ted came highly recommended from a friend and I have since recommended him to many others. Great work Ted, and all my thanks.”