Virtual Coaching


Virtual coaching sessions with Ralf are available by the hour or as part of consulting packages. You can discuss any and all dog training, or business-related topics you are interested in. Sessions are usually conducted via Zoom, which allows for video demonstrations and reviews. Sessions are also held by phone when appropriate for the topic.

Ralf has a broad spectrum of knowledge of dog training and extensive business skills.

Dog Training Background

Ralf is a Training without Conflict™ Certified Professional Dog Trainer (TWC CPDT) with a multitude of canine training certifications and a broad spectrum of canine knowledge. His main focus areas center around fear, aggression, problem-solving, obedience, service dog training, health, nutrition, and GRC Dog Sports. Ralf is the owner and head behaviorist of Happy Dog Training. He has coached and trained several dog trainers over the years. He is an AKC-approved evaluator for the AKC Puppy Star, CGC, and Advanced CGC programs. Ralf is also certified in canine first aid by the Red Cross and the author of the behavioral book: If Your Dog Could Talk: Understand Your Dog Like Never Before. Ralf will be able to help you with any dog challenges you may seek help for. You will benefit from his vast experience during your virtual coaching sessions.

Business Background

Originally from Germany, Ralf worked for over twelve years in the technology consulting and software industries before he used his knowledge and experience to start his own business. Before Ralf founded Happy Dog Training he was the president and founder of an international online magic store. He also founded a second online store in the health, wellness, and natural products market.

Before that, while at Microsoft, Ralf was part of the Enterprise Solution Sales team, delivering on quota responsibilities of multi-million dollar sales in annual software revenue for Office and SharePoint technologies.

Prior, at Accenture, Ralf was a Senior Manager in the Systems Integration Consulting group and MIS program manager; drove sales and managed delivery of over $60M in revenue, managed the full SDLC for strategic client business intelligence solutions, built strong client relationships, maximized team performance, lead and managed test transformation, configuration management, and quality assurance projects while driving associated sales, managed configuration management efforts and trained new hires.

Ralf also has a Master's Degree in Information Science. In summary, Ralf has broad and extensive business experience you can benefit from during your virtual coaching sessions.

Virtual Coaching Options:

1-Hour Session: $200; any topic.

Trainer Coaching: $6,000 / $11,000; take your training to the next level with our 6-months / 12-months virtual coaching programs for dog trainers. Build skills and knowledge that will recoup this investment many times over as you fine-tune your training skills and rise past the pack. Stand above others in the industry. Become the best dog trainer you can be!

Business Coaching: inquire for pricing; take your dog training business to the next level, with our 12-month coaching program. Grow revenue, improve marketing, sales, management, systems, accounting, automation, and so on. Whatever your goal. During our virtual coaching sessions, we will develop your new business plan, advertising strategy, and more.

Based out of Riverside County, Happy Dog Training offers a broad range of dog training and behavioral services. Our in-person and board and train services are available in Riverside County, Orange County, San Bernardino County, Los Angeles County, and San Diego County. In addition, Happy Dog Training offers coaching and virtual training services worldwide.
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