Graham Bloem

“When you begin to understand the bond and connection your dog has with you and you have with your dog…confusion will diminish and your dog will begin to follow your lead”

~Graham Bloem~

G with Juno



Graham’s Accomplishments

    • Animal Behavior College Certified Dog Trainer with 15+ years of experience
    • Authorized Mentor Trainer for Animal Behavior College
    • ABC 10News Leadership Award recipient
    • LEAD San Diego Visionary Award Nominee
    • Founder & President of Shelter to Soldier™ – a non-profit organization that rescues dogs from shelters and trains them as psychiatric service dogs for wounded combat veterans diagnosed with PTSD and/or TBI
    • Apprenticed with renowned Master Dog Trainer, Rick Klassen
    • Dog Trainer to Helen Woodward Animal Center, a world renowned animal shelter in California, for 4 years.
    • Dog Trainer & Consultant to Rancho Coastal Humane Society, a pioneer in rescue programs, for 2 years.
    • Dog Trainer to Nubs Dennis, the world famous rescue dog from Iraq. Nubs’ children’s book is a NY Times Best Seller and is one of the most successful children’s books of all time. The story is now being produced into a motion film.
    • Dog Trainer to Lava Kopelman, another famous rescue dog from Iraq. Lava’s owner, Jay Kopelman, has published two NY Times Best Sellers
    • Managed and Directed Snug Pet Resort & Absolute K9 Training for 4 years
    • Canine Good Citizen Evaluator
    • Behavioral Evaluator & Specialist
    • Service Dog Specialist
    • Therapy Dog Specialist
    • Business & Dog Behavior Consultant to boarding facilities, doggie daycares, veterinary hospitals, animals shelters & rescues
    • Featured on local and national radio
    • Featured on local and national news – CBS 8, ABC, KUSI, FOX, NBC, CNN
    • Mentioned and Praised on Ellen DeGeneres Show, Today Show & Tonight Show
    • Featured in Dog Fancy Magazine, Dog’s Life Magazine, Yoga Digest, Homeland Magazine, Ranch & Coast Magazine, FINE Magazine
    • Mentor and Trainer to men and women from all branches of our armed forces.
    • Proud Co-Owner & Vice President of Pet Mall America!


Dog Trainer Graham Bloem & Nubs