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Dog Training Casses 2019

Learn how our dog training programs in Riverside, CA can help you and your pet meet your training goals. 

Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center offers a variety of tools to help support your pet behavior questions and training needs. We offer training classes for dogs of all ages that range from the basics advanced. 

Training is offered virtually and in person. Anyone is welcome to join our virtual classes, whether you’re a member of our local community or joining us from afar!

Looking for additional Behavior & Training resources? Visit our Resource Page.



Geared towards teenaged pups practicing their dog-dog social skills in a safe and supervised setting, we offer Adolescent Playgroup!

Trainers narrate play and combine pups who are compatible playmates, monitoring carefully to make sure puppies are learning and having good experiences.


Puppy Kindergarten is designed to meet the training and socialization needs of pups that are under 5 months old. Owners and their pups learn to adapt to new people, dogs, environments, and experiences.


This is an introductory-level course that addresses training areas of immediate concern to dog owners.


You’ll continue developing the skills you learned in Level 1 and begin introducing training exercises that are more challenging and useful in the real world


In-Home private training sessions allow for the trainer to come to you and create a personalized training plan for you and your dog. Sessions are flexible and designed to work with your busy schedule. In-home training is a great option for:

  • Reactive Dogs 
  • In-home aggression with other animals in the household 
  • Fearful Dogs
  • Young puppies 
  • Behavioral issues in the home
  • Dogs who need more intensive training
  • Advanced training 

(Servicing Riverside, Jurupa Valley, Corona, Eastvale, Norco, Lake Elsinore, Ontario & Chino Hills)

Initial 90 Minute Consultation/Training Session: $195

1 Hour training session: $175

Package of (4) 1 Hour training sessions: $600 


Can’t attend a class in person?  Try GoodPup!  Train at home with virtual 1-on-1 training via video chat, which allows complete flexibility around your busy schedules. GoodPup provides private training with certified trainers who teach cues and advanced behavior on topics like crate training, barking, begging and jumping.

Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center adopters and supporters receive one week of free training! With every sign-up, GoodPup makes a generous donation to MSRPAC which will help animals in our community!


Meet Our Trainers

We use positive reinforcement training methods that are approved by veterinarians and the top leaders in the dog training industry. We offer a wide variety of services and tailor our training plans to meet the needs of each individual pet.

  • Jason Rae

    CDPT-KA certified trainer

    Jason Rae has been a dog trainer for more than 15 years and has maintained Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT) which has the mark of high professional distinction in the dog training community. Jason helps to train staff and volunteers throughout Southern California, using positive training methods. He is the on staff trainer/behaviorist at the Mary S Roberts Pet Adoption Center. Jason has an immense passion in educating canine adopters using positive methods without hurting or harming their new pets. With over a decade of experience, in dog training, animal shelter and the rescue community, he has created many programs that are helping shelter dogs overcome behavioral issues such as fear, aggression and shyness.

    Jason Rae has become one of the industry leaders in post adoption training with an on-line platform called Strut my Mutt (strutmymutt.com). Developed to provide online training videos for the brand new adopters from the moment they take home their new dog. Videos are short, simple, and can easily be watched from any computer or mobile device with the intention to keep dogs in the homes should behavioral issues arise. Many shelters across the county are now using Sturt My Mutt as a tool for successful adoptions.

    When you get past all of the professional stuff, Jason is a down to earth country boy from Texas who LOVES helping dogs and people!

    Jason has been a trainer with MSRPAC since November of 2015. He is CDPT-KA certified.

  • Katie Stoll

    CDPT-KA certified trainer

    Katie has devoted her life to dogs and helping owners create a better relationship with their own dog. She believes that passion drives success, and behind every successful Canine, there’s a person who’s passionate about aiding in that success. That’s where Katie comes in! As an avid dog lover from a young age, she has spent her entire life dedicated to studying and understanding more about man (or woman’s!) best friend, and the extraordinary influence that dogs have on our own lives. Her mission is to change the way people look at dog training, and redefine “obedience.”

    Katie began her career as a Professional Dog Trainer at a young age. After over 12 years of professional training, she continues to remain up to date on the most recent positive reinforcement training methods and techniques, and also continues her education through attending training seminars and conferences, such as clicker expo, and is a member of the Association of Peg Dog Trainers (APDT.) To further educate herself in the world of dog sports, she has begun formal agility training with her own dogs, as well as achieving trick titles with them.

    When she is not helping clients, Katie also been volunteers with the non-profit organization Freedom Dogs that trains service dogs for wounded warriors returning with PTSD, Traumatic brain injuries, and mobility issues.

    Katie has been a trainer with MSRPAC since October of 2019. She is KPA- CTP certified.