Cali K9®'s founder, owner, dog trainer, and canine behavior expert, Jas Leverette is the trainer, host and executive producer of Canine Intervention, a docuseries streaming worldwide on Netflix.

He has appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, TMZ, and numerous news and lifestyle shows. He conducts evaluations, webinars, seminars worldwide, as well as private training sessions, and advanced group classes.

He was born in New York and grew up in Oakland, California. During his youth, he owned and trained dogs and horses, played youth football with the Oakland Dynamites, and participated in equestrian sports, including jumping, dressage, vaulting, and trail riding. At Oakland High School, he played football and was an Oakland Athletic League wrestling champion for four years.

He got his start training equines with natural horse training techniques that use body language to communicate. He’s trained horses, hundreds of companion dogs, working dogs, and law enforcement K9s, and dozens of professional dog trainers. He also competes in dog sport and working dog events.

Jas is passionate about his work and has the natural ability to recognize drive, temperament, and disposition in all breeds and to communicate with animals. He has the know-how to optimize a dog’s true potential and the skill to temper and train even the most difficult dog. He has been voted Metro's Best of Silicon Valley every year since 2012.

Jas is married to Nouhaila Leverette, they have a son, Jasir and a daughter, Nailah. His personal dogs include Dutch Shepherds and Belgian Malinois.




Aby is an experienced Senior Dog Trainer who started with Cali K9® as a client with his Australian Shepherd, Echo. He manages our Board & Train Program and teaches private sessions and group obedience and agility classes. Prior to training dogs, he was a combat medic and sergeant in the US Army. He is currently training Zeus, his Cali K9®-bred Belgian Malinois/Dutch Shepherd mix and Tsunami, his Dutch Shepherd puppy and regularly competes in dog sport and working dog competitions.




Isaiah is an experienced Senior Dog Trainer with several years of hands-on training experience. Born and raised in Kentucky, he owned and operated a dog training, daycare, and grooming business where he worked with dogs of all breeds, sizes, ages and temperaments.

He also bred and raised Cane Corsos and Presa Canarios. Currently, he owns two Presa Canarios and a Belgian Malinois/Dutch Shepherd mix. He relocated to California to work with Jas Leverette and the Cali K9® team in Los Angeles and San Jose.



Gueseppe is an experienced Dog Trainer who started training dogs in 2012 and owned and operated his own dog walking and pet sitting business. When the pandemic hit, he made the decision to hone his dog training skills and to train dogs fulltime. He fit right in with the Cali K9® team and Board & Train program, who he considers the best training in the area. 

He now trains dogs fulltime doing private and semi-private training sessions and leading group obedience and agility classes. He owns a Cali K9®-bred Dutch Shepherd puppy named Esper, who just turned a year old.



This section is constantly being updated! More San Jose and Los Angeles trainers to be added to the website soon.