Elaine Rinicker, Dog Trainer & Owner
We believe training and education is key to happy owners and happy pets.

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Elaine Rinicker With Jaxs

Elaine Rinicker, owner and founder of Happy Urban Dog, has a Bachelor in Science and is a certified dog trainer (Animal Behavior College – ABC). Elaine is also a Mentor Trainer for ABC, helping to train the next generation of dog trainers. She is an AKC Canine Good Citizen (American Kennel Club) Evaluator, a AKC Puppy Star Evaluator, a Fitpaws Master Trainer, and a Certified Canine Fitness Trainer.

She has used different training techniques over the past 20 years but strongly believes that positive training techniques are the best, fastest and ONLY WAY to train or retrain your pets. Elaine keeps up-to-date in all areas of dog training, the latest techniques and participates regularly in seminars, webinars and agility competitions throughout the year.

Elaine has been the proud owner of many dogs and has enjoyed training them to achieve well-balanced, well-mannered pets and performance dogs. She currently lives with five dogs – two Italian Greyhounds (Rozie and Rocket Lilly), a herding mix (Jaxs III), a Shetland Sheepdog (Fitzwilliam, aka Fitz) and a Whippet (Charm) –her husband Tom and daughter Jenna. Elaine regularly competes in agility with Jaxs III and Fitz. Elaine and Jaxs III recently achieved their AKC Master Agility Champion (MACH) and competed at AKC Nationals in 2017. Two of her dogs are rescues.

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Providing positive Dog training in Hillsborough  and Pasco counties, including Lutz, Land O Lakes, Carrollwood, Wesley Chapel, Trinity, Northdale, and Tampa.  Happy urban Dog has a training facility in Lutz.

Contact Elaine at 813 817-9891 or email: erinicker@gmail.com
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