Welcome to Sunstar Dog Training! We provide all-breed dog training with instruction in group obedience/good manners classes and private training sessions.  We’re also an AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator.

About Jan Magnuson


Jan Magnuson, a native of the Pacific Northwest, is a highly respected dog trainer and Animal Control Officer in the state of Washington. She has been active in the animal industry since 1975, and since 1988 has been the Animal Control Officer for the Des Moines, WA Police Department. She is the owner/trainer of Sunstar Dog Training and she raises and shows Best-In-Show Champion American Bulldogs and Weimaraners.

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Choosing A Trainer


Choosing the right dog trainer is vitally important, no matter what type or level of training you want to do with your dog. You should generally begin with basic pet obedience and good manners, then you may want to work toward earning show titles. Having the right trainer is not only important to having a well-behaved dog, but it is also essential that the process is enjoyable, relaxed and fun for both you and your dog.

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