ann bechnel companion dogs

About Us

Ann Becnel, B.Ed., M.Ed.

Ann Becnel is a professional dog trainer, an AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator, and a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT).

She is a passionate believer in humane, positive reinforcement dog training, which changes behavior quickly and effectively without the use of punishment or force. To keep current on the latest training techniques, Ann attends professional conferences and seminars with high-profile trainers.

When she isn’t hard at work turning other people’s dogs into well-mannered canine family members, Ann spends time in Folsom driving her horse Chester on country roads. 
Ann lives in New Orleans, LA with her two dogs, Moon Pie and Turbo, horse Chester and three cats Santana, Tao and Sully.
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“Ann really has great methods and lots of ways to teach a dog good behaviors. She taught our whole family and was especially patient with our kids.” –Susie Allen