L.A. School For Dogs
We are consistently voted "Best Pet Dog Training" by the Los Angeles Daily News readers!

Welcome to L. A. School for Dogs in Westlake Village, California
Home of the Proven 3-Week Program!

We are committed to providing you solutions to enhance your relationship with your pet.  Always do your research, and use your intuition when choosing your dog trainer!

L. A. School for Dogs commonly serves customers from Thousand Oaks and Agoura to Studio City, and from Calabasas to Malibu and beyond.  We offer dog training tips both on the FAQs page and over the telephone.  We will teach you how to train your dog or do it for you!  With 20 years of experience, we can help you with most things including aggression, fear, anxiety, and more.  If you have a new puppy, we take pride in our programs designed to take you all the way to off-leash if that is your goal! 
We welcome your call! 

Training Philosophy

The Yin and Yang of Professional Dog Training-What is right for you?

Every dog has a unique personality and disposition. Whether it is a fresh young puppy mind or an older dog, pure bred or lovable mongrel, a balanced training program is a must.  Even the most famous psychic or celebrity dog trainer cannot wave a magic wand and change every pets personality with only one tool in their toolbox.  Why?  Because dogs are individuals too. Any quality trainer will have more than one method in their training toolbox to suit each families situation.  And every pup will require a little more or less of each depending on their personality, breeding, and size.  Knowing how and when to apply different techniques is not a mechanical decision easily learned or taught, but an instinct that only the most successful dog trainers have in their soul.  Reading canine body language comes easily to these 'dog gurus', and you will want one training you and your dog.

Some methods such as clickers and treats have been proven to get results fast, and work well for tricks or dog sports such as agility.  Most often however, if used exclusively for dog obedience, most pet parents unwittingly become "cookie-pushers" and get little respect when their pockets are empty.

Here at Los Angeles School For Dogs, we offer an approach that has culminated over years of research, schooling, and hands on dog training experience with renowned professional dog training experts across the United States. 

Proven Problem Solving Programs


Our programs are designed to provide you results in a little as three weeks: 

  • Basic through advanced obedience in various social settings (we don't teach in a warehouse)
  • Potty training solutions made simple
  • Socialization with people and other dogs
  • Beginning through advanced training 
  • Off-leash training  

Help with problem behaviors such as:


Temperment Testing
We offer testing using Volhards puppy test.

Call NOW for a complimentary evaluation!


We are located right next to Berniece Bennett Park:
31828 Village Center Road
Westlake Village, Ca 91361.

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