About Daniel

Daniel De La Rosa has been showing and training dogs for over 20 years. He trained at People Training for Dogs in Nyack, NY, for three years before relocating to Florida in 2008.

Karen Pryor Academy Certified Trainer, Certified Service Dog Trainer. President/Director of Training; ServiceDogs4Servicemen.com. Owner/Trainer, PetropolisPark.com. Team Captain, AmericanIdogs.com. Canine Good Citizen Evaluator. Show Dog Handler. Broward Schutzhund Club member.



Expert, Totally Positive Reinforcement based, Certified Trainer, At your service.


Bio: Daniel was born in NY and grew up in NJ. His first passion growing up was studying classical piano and opera. He graduated from The High School of Music & Art, featured in the Show/ Movie musical “Fame”.

Afterwards, Daniel attended The Julliard School of Music where he studied Opera. While working his way through school he discovered his passion for Fine Dining. He worked in NYC world class Fine Dining for 25 years.

Like most of us, Daniel grew up with a family dog. Always LOVED dogs. In 1989 he got the first dog of his very own. As a perfectionist this Akita Dog had to be perfectly trained. Once again, a NEW Passion begins.

Since 1989 Daniel has owned 12 dogs. They include three Bichon Frise; AKC Champion Show Dogs. Showed at Westminster Madison Square Garden Show.

Four Akitas; Multiple Group One Winning Show Champion, Rally Titled, AKC CD, CGC. Veteran Best Of Breed Winner.

Two Shepherd Mix; 2007 Ranked #2 Mix Breed Rally Obedience dog in the USA.

Currently two Belgian Malinois; ZJ is a three point Majored Show Dog, and GYPSY is a seven year old multiple Schutzhund III titled dog. AKC RA,CDX, and Service Dog, Obedience, Demo Dog.

As Service Dogs 4 Servicemen trainer Daniel has trained and placed 11 Greyhound Service Dogs FREE for Veterans and first Cane Corso Service Dog for a veteran in need of Mobility and PTSD Support. Also has trained Service Dog Chihuahua, Golden Retrievers, and Labrador Retrievers and Boxer Mixes, etc.