Dog Training Des Moines | Puppy Training Des Moines | Dana Fedman


Personalized IN-HOME dog training and behavior counseling

Established in 1998, the company's mission is to:

  • Promote fun and effective dog training making your dog a more enjoyable companion;
  • Change undesirable behavior;
  • Use reward-based training tools and techniques always; and,
  • Provide the latest reliable, evidence-based information, solid instruction, training plans, and follow-up.

Dana Fedman, CPDT-KA (Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed) is the sole proprietor of Pupstart Family Dog Training. She is certified by the independent and accredited Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT.)

Trainers certified by the CCPDT are required to keep their knowledge current. CLICK HERE for a list of Dana's public speaking engagements and Continuing Education Units recognized by the CCPDT since 2001.

She is a long-time Professional Member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT.) She's served on the APDT's Veterinarian Outreach Task Force and its Think Tank. She is also a Full Member Dog Training Professional of the Pet Professional Guild.

Dana is also active as a welfare advocate for dogs raised in poor conditions in many high-volume commercial breeding kennels in the state of Iowa.

Pupstart Family Dog Training is a Better Business Bureau Accredited Business, is insured by Business Insurers of the Carolinas and holds an Animal Welfare license through the State of Iowa.

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