Brenda Barnette GM L.A. Animal Services

To Whom it May Concern, As the General Manager of the City of Los Angeles Animal Services for the past 6 years, I can categorically recommend Robert Cabral as the best trainer of shelter animals I’ve had the privilege to work with.  Robert has worked with LA Animal Services over the past ten years and has received enthusiastic endorsements from …

Evin & Robert Wald

We want to start off by thanking you for all of the guidance and support you’ve given us during our journey with Enzo. We are very pleased to report that all of the effort we have been putting in over these last 8 months to work through Enzo’s reactive behavior toward other dogs is finally paying off in spades. While …

Hope Brown

I know I was supposed to email you next week with an update but had to tell you that just this morning my husband went to leave for work we said goodbye at the front door and I followed him out but guess who stayed in a sit in his square??! OLLIE! Seriously?! I am amazed! And my 17 year …

Chris Tomlinson

Robert was an amazing teacher in getting me up to speed on how to communicate with my dog. It has been such a bonding experience and I now know what she is thinking and she knows what it is I want from her to keep us both happy. I cannot thank Robert enough for his expertise and going the extra …

Mimi & Morris Goldfinger

Morris and I would like to thank you very much for your time today in educating us on how to be better parents to our beloved toy Maltese, Charlie. Your guidance and input in an hour session has given us proper knowledge and confidence to undo three years of misguided parenting. Your common sense philosophy and no nonsense approach is easy …

Peter & Heather Higgins

Thanks to Robert Cabral and his Black Belt dog training, our beautiful shelter dog has a chance of a new life with his forever home.  “Sparky” required immediate assessment and correction for aggressive fear behaviors, which were discovered by Robert upon his first visit to our home. Saving one dog at a time is a blessing, especially since the dog …

Diane Malecha

It’s official. Hazel is officially our dog….she has a forever home with us. The turning point was that day with you. What you taught me in such a short time made a life difference and I made up my mind to adopt! She is my first big dog! Thank you!!! We passed 3 dogs today!! No pulling…no nothing!! Had a …

Alan Smolinsky

Robert is a smart, no non-sense type of person with an unparalleled understanding of dogs.  He simply knows everything there is to know about dogs.  For the last six years, he has helped us with our dog Molly.  Robert’s words of wisdom are constantly repeated around our house when it comes to Molly.  He helped us from the day we …

Kym Gold

After getting my son a 2 month old German Shepherd puppy, full of energy, I sought out the best expert I could find for training him. Luckily, I was recommended by my longtime vet to Robert Cabral. Robert has an amazing sense of dogs in general. His firm, but yet calm, gentle approach to behavioral training, especially with Shepherds, literally …

Dr.’s Dean & Dana Graulich DVM


Robert helped us with our dog-aggressive English bulldog.  He was there to work with our dogs the day we brought our first child home from the hospital.  We have recommended him to our clients for years and have never been disappointed.  He is both compassionate and professional and has saved countless numbers of dogs from the shelter system. Dr.’s Dean …