We are also proud to team up with Alex Tamaki, the owner and Master Therapy and Service Dog Trainer at Aiken Dog Training in Laguna Hills, CA. Alex has an extensive background in dog training. In addition to being a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Alex is also an American Kennel Club (AKC) Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and Animal Behavior College Mentor. Alex’s experience working with the Mission Viejo Animal Shelter to help train fearful dogs to prepare them for adoptions, thus minimizing the overcrowding in shelters, is another reason we are happy to work with him and his team at Aiken Dog Training. To top it all off, Alex is also a published author of the book Samurai Dog Trainer which is available on Amazon.

Inception K9 Academy specializes in proven and successful dog training techniques for all breeds and dog sizes in San Diego county. Inception K9 Academy has years of dog training and handling experience with a background with military, police and personal dogs and for a number of different purposes ranging from basic obedience to agility and personal protection. IK9 Academy is a member of the International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP) and an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.

Laguna Hills, CA

Our Partners


Brandon Liebert, owner and master trainer at Inception K9 Academy, began his K9 training career while in the US Marine Corps, first as a Military Police Officer and eventually working his way into becoming a K9 handler. In addition to his work with the USMC, he also has a background as a K9 trainer for the Department of Defense where he trained young dogs into becoming Military Working Dogs. After receiving many awards for his accomplishments, he began training pets and their parents at Petsmart in 2008 and has been working with training and handling dogs for various companies since being honorably discharged from the Marines in 2010.

Seal Dog Foundation is proud to work with our training partners, Brandon Liebert, at Inception K9 Academy and Alex Tamaki at Aiken Dog Training. Learn more about our training partners below...

San Diego, CA

Aiken Dog Training which offers group and private training for a wide range of training purposes from basic obedience, problem solve and behavior modification. They also provide volunteer services to pet therapy programs where certified dogs visit nursing homes libraries at children’s reading groups. You can learn more about Aiken Dog Training at their website: www.aikendogtraining.com.

We are proud to team up with Inception K9 Academy who shares our same passion for personalized training to focus on the personal needs of each pet and their family. With Brandon's experience as a military veteran, we know he can be relied upon to carry on the professionalism expected from a US Marine and to express compassion with wounded veterans and the complex issues they face coming back home. You can learn more about Inception K9 Academy at www.ik9academy.com.

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