Peace of mind for busy dog owners

Dog behavior can be frustrating and unpredictable, and it’s profoundly disappointing to have the cute little puppy or dog of your dreams wreaking havoc in your life. Especially when you’re already busy, scrambling to keep up with career and family and life in general in Silicon Valley.

Let Me Help.

As a dog trainer and veterinarian, I’m able to look at problem behavior from all angles to create the most efficient, effective solution for transforming your dog, whether new puppy or aggressive adult, into a relaxed, enjoyable, trustworthy companion.

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Puppy Training

Get relief from puppy hijinks like biting, whining, chewing, and housetraining accidents while setting your puppy up to be the easy-going adult dog companion you’re looking forward to.

Choose your puppy program



Few things are as stressful as living with an aggressive dog. Whether it’s dogs, strangers, or specific people your dog dislikes, I can help him to feel—and act—differently.

More about aggression training


Separation Anxiety

The most tragic of canine disorders, this condition can completely disrupt owners’ lives. The good news: Your dog can learn to be left alone without the barking and destruction.

Get relief with home alone training


Basic Manners Dog Training

Whether your dog is new to your home or it’s time to address old habits, let’s get him behaving like a proper member of the family who’s a joy to have around.

Teach your adult dog new tricks

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Babies, Kids, & Dogs

Dogs and kids together can complicate a household. Let me help make life easier on all fronts, from stroller walking to aggression issues.

Set your dog & child up for success


My Training Methods

As a veterinarian, I’m committed to science and canine health. That’s why I use only the most up-to-date and humane, force-free training methods.

Learn more about how I train

Ready For Positive Change?

I’d love to hear how I can help →

lauren-and-sportyMeet Lauren Flato, VMD, CPDT-KA

Lauren became a dog trainer as a result of her growing concern about canine behavioral health while working as a veterinarian. She now devotes her professional life to making dogs’ and humans’ lives easier by helping them live harmoniously together.

Learn more about Lauren and her professional credentials

“All the difference in the world”

“I highly recommend Sit Stay Wag and trainer Lauren Flato. It makes all the difference in the world to have a well-behaved dog. I can honestly say if you want your dog to be a loving, well-behaved dog, Lauren can help you.”

—June R.


Dog Training for Silicon Valley

I provide convenient, effective private dog training services for busy professionals and families in Silicon Valley, including Sunnyvale, West San Jose, Los Gatos, Cupertino, Campbell, Santa Clara, Saratoga, Mountain View, Los Altos, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Redwood City, and Willow Glen.