A Family That Is All About The Dogs.



"Our goal is to provide dog training that is user friendly,
results oriented and fun." - Bret Geller & Lianne Shinton

IQ K9 Training is a family owned and operated dog training company. We are Professional Dog Trainers and we love what we do. It’s who we are. As a team working side by side, we aspire to a lifestyle which includes training, educating and enjoying dogs.


Bret Geller

"I’m Bret Geller, Professional Dog Trainer and Certified Pet Tech™ Pet First Aid/CPR Instructor.
I truly enjoy helping owners and their dogs have fun learning new exercises while becoming a well-polished “team”.

Lianne Shinton

"My goal is to help create an even better relationship between you and your dog than you ever dreamed possible.
I’m Lianne Shinton and I am your Certified Master Dog Trainer. I’ve been teaching, coaching, writing and speaking all about dogs for the past 20 years."


Our goal is to provide dog training that is user friendly, results oriented and fun. Solutions for troublesome canine behavior that is educational and enjoyable. Dogs that are happy and a joy to be around. We train dogs and their owners with the belief that the process and teachings should be as exciting and fun as the end result.

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“Lianne and Bret showed me how to harness my dogs full potential.  Their training techniques have been the best I’ve found.  They truly focus on making your dog “get it" and become great problem solvers. I had no idea my dog was so smart until they showed me!”

– Patricia D. San Diego Dog Owner

Get a Free Consultation

Get in touch with us at (760) 576-4248 or email us for a Free Initial Consultation for YOUR dog!
We will consult with you via phone or in person to understand your dog’s individual needs and to establish adequate goals and expectations.
2371 Helen Road, Fallbrook, CA 92028
(760) 576-4248