Jas Leverette, International Dog Trainer & Behaviorist

Dog trainer Jas Leverette was born in New York and grew up in Oakland, and is Cali K9® founder, owner, dog trainer, and canine behavior expert in the Bay Area and Los Angeles.

As a child, 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.


Jas Leverette is the star of Canine Intervention, streaming worldwide on Netflix. He has appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, TMZ, and numerous news and lifestyle shows.

A lifelong animal communicator and dog trainer, Jas got his start training equines with natural horse training techniques using body language to communicate. He has trained dogs and horses his entire life and has many years of animal training and pet wellness experience.

This includes training dozens of dog trainers and hundreds of family pet dogs, sport dogs, service dogs, and working law enforcement K9s.

Jas has a passion for his work and can recognize drive, temperament, and disposition in all breeds. He possesses the know-how to optimize a dog’s true potential, and the skill to temper and train even the most difficult dog.

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


In addition to being a full-time dog trainer and behavior expert, Jas Leverette is an experienced certified Schutzhund (IPO) decoy and helper. He is also a PSA certified decoy (Protection Sports Assn). Protection dog sports evaluate the physical qualities and character traits of ideal working dogs. These include stamina, endurance, agility, temperament, ability to handle stress, courage, handler loyalty and the desire to work. Working dogs with these traits are confident protectors and skilled competitors.

As an active member, canine trainer, and decoy with several dog sport clubs, Jas participates in regional, national, and international workshops and competitions as both a dog handler and decoy. He also works with local law enforcement agencies training their K9s.


His clientele includes the Warriors' Stephen Curry and Andrew Wiggins, former Raiders and Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, 49ers Javon Kinlaw, NFL tight end Vernon Davis, Bills running back Taiwan Jones, boxer Andre Berto, entertainers Michael B. Jordan, Kevin Hart, Rico Love, Jason Derulo, Mozzy, Nef the Pharaoh, Draya Michele, Holly Robinson Peete, and Sage the Gemini, Silicon Valley and San Francisco executives, Pacific Gas and Electric, and the San Francisco Mint. He also works with Golden State Warriors, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders, and Los Angeles Rams players and their canines.


Jas Leverette, California K9 Solutions® and his team of Bay Area K9 trainers, were voted Best of Silicon Valley every year since 2012. They offer expert modern dog training services in San Jose, the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, and online.

The Cali K9® 5-Pillar Modern Dog Training Method includes beginning through advanced on-leash and off-leash formal dog obedience, behavior modification, and agility, modern puppy training, pet wellness, socialization, aggressive dog rehabilitation, advanced off-leash task-oriented dog training, working dog and dog sport training, and law enforcement K9 training.

"There are no bad dogs...just uninformed owners." -Jas Leverette