Sought after professional experience

Hal Steiner has worked with a number of celebrities over the years, training their dogs to become well-behaved and obedient companions.

Through his work with celebrities and their dogs, Steiner has gained a wealth of experience and expertise in working with a wide variety of breeds and temperaments. He has honed his training techniques to be effective and efficient, and has developed a keen understanding of how to communicate with dogs to achieve the desired results.

One of the key benefits of working with celebrities is that they have access to the best resources and facilities and demand a high level of professionalism and quality in their dog training. Celebrities have busy schedules and need their dogs to be well-behaved and reliable in a variety of settings, whether on a movie set or in public appearances. As a result, Steiner has had to develop his skills to meet the demands of his celebrity clients.

Overall, working with celebrities has helped Hal Steiner to become one of the most sought-after dog trainers in the industry. His expertise in training dogs to be obedient, reliable, and protective companions has earned him a reputation as one of the best in the business.

Limited list of celebrities

Hal Steiner and Frank Royce with Patat
owner Mstislav Rostropovich

  • Kevin Bacon- Black Lab: Jane, stayed with us several months while young Kevin was filming FOOTLOOSE.
  • Marion Barber, NY Jets- Akita
  • Roy Barker, SF 49ers- Rottweiler: Apollo
  • Michael Douglas- pair of West Highland Terriers, Russian Borzoi, Italian Greyhound & 3 ferrets
  • Don Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma-Spanish Mastiff: Patat gifted to Mstislav Rostropovich, Cellist, music director and conductor of the U.S. National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C
  • Chet Huntley, Big Sky Ski Resort
  • Mark Jackson, NY Knicks- American Eskimo
  • La Circ, Rainbow Room, Sardi - restraunteurs
  • Philip & Andrea Leff- Newark & Eddis, Brace trained King Charles Cavalier Spaniels, Parkinson's and emotional support dogs
  • John & Arlene May
  • Elizabeth Montgomery- Shih'Tzu
  • New Kids on the Block- English Cocker Spaniels
  • The Ralph Lauren Corporation- two Dachshunds
  • Ronald & Nancy Reagan- Toy Poodle: Peugeot; gift for a friend
  • Joan Rivers- Yorkshire Terrier
  • Dianna Ross- Ginger, Shep mix
  • Al Toon, NY Jets- pair of Shih'tzu
  • Ted Turner
  • Dianne Von Furstenburg, Designer- Rottweiler aggression deprogramming and street off leash obedience

Marion Barber

Roy Barker

Mark Jackson

Al Toon

Roy Barker and Apollo

*limited list of associations 

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