Homepage About

Meet the Trainer

Ted Carlson is a US Air Force veteran, Professional Dog Trainer and an expert in dog behavior. Ted has over 8 years professional experience, but has been involved in dog training his entire life. Ted’s unique, science-based, 3 stage dog training system has helped dogs and their owners nationwide to overcome fear, anxiety, aggression, disobedience and bad manners as well as earn competition obedience titles and service dog certifications.


In The Air Force

Ted was accepted into the US Air Force Military Working Dog Program in 2007 and was certified as a Military Working Dog Handler in 2008. In 2010 he was certified as a Military Working Dog Trainer and Kennel Master. Ted has completed two combat tours to Iraq and one to Afghanistan. By the end of his 10 year military career, Ted managed training and proficiency of 18 Military Working Dog Teams in a rapidly deployable kennel. In the military Ted learned dedication, the importance of hard work and a mindset of excellence. Now he is dedicated to working hard to achieve excellence from your dog.

How Ted Started

After his 10 year military career, Ted started Ted Carlson Dog Training, LLC in Mandeville, Louisiana and has trained and rehabilitated hundreds of dogs in the Southeast Louisiana area and across the country.