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Pet Training and Animal Behavior Consulting

Force Free Dog Trainer In The Tampa Bay and The Villages Area

TOTAL PET CARE, LLC is your one stop shop for dog training, behavioral modification and consulting using positive reinforcement techniques. We also offer long and short term pet sitting contracts to families in the Tampa Bay area and The Villages. Our lead dog training has been certified for over 18 years bringing years of experience and behavioral knowledge. Total Pet Care has developed a successful method to improve communication, trust, and the overall bond between animals and their human families. It is an approach we are proud to say works. Animals enjoy positive training; they have fun learning. As a result, you have a pet who trusts the training process.  Can't wait to get started with you!


Stephanie Wapp – President & Lead Dog Trainer

Meet Stephanie Wapp Dog Trainer

Stephanie Wapp

Stephanie Wapp is our founder, president and lead trainer. She is a well qualified and experienced animal behavior consultant and a seasoned professional pet sitter and a certified professional dog trainer with 20 plus years of experience working independently as well as with doggy daycare centers and animal shelters. She specializes in working with her clients and their pets from inside the home environment where animals feel most comfortable. Her methods incorporate force-free, reward based techniques backed by scientific research. Above all, She brings passion and know how to the table so that you can be sure you are getting excellence when you hire Total Pet Care.

With Total Pet Care, we will give you an understanding of what we do, how we do it, and then answer your questions until you are comfortable.

“It’s been my life’s work to help bring people and animals together.”

                                              -Stephanie Wapp

What does hiring Total Pet Care mean for you as a client?

It means peace of mind and comfort knowing your animals and home are under reliable care while you are away. Your pets are our priority, our profession, and our passion. We work hard to maintain your trust because your trust is vital to our business.

You will be working with an experienced trainer well-versed in animal behavior and science. Your trainer will be able to provide real answers to your behavioral questions leaving you feeling at-ease by the beginning of the first session. The Total Pet Care team knows the importance of developing understanding in "pet parents" of how to best communicate with your pet, including how your animals communicate to you.

dog training expert Stephanie Wapp

Certified for Both Pet CPR & First Aid

Certified Professional Dog Trainer(CPDT)

Continuing Education in Animal Behavior

Force-Free Methods

Seasoned Pet Sitter

Adoption and Rescue Experienced

Serving the Tampa Bay area and The Villages Florida

Professional United Pet Sitters Association member in Las Vegas


 Animal Behavior College Certified


pet sitter association member Las Vegas