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The Best Dog Trainers in Los Angeles, CA of 2024

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July 10, 2024

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This is a list of the top dog trainers in Los Angeles, CA, based on votes from the Sniffspot community and the general public.

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    Ashley Valentine

    LFDM-B Licensed Family Dog Mediator in Behavior Division, CBCC-KA Certified Behaviorist, CPDT-KA - Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Complete Canines Certification in Canine Aggression and Master Course Certification in Separation Anxiety, CGC Evaluator

    Aggressive dog training, Reactive dog training, Service dog training, Puppy dog training, In home dog training, Board and train dog training

    San Diego, Ca

    Ashley Valentine is a Nationally Certified Canine Behavior Consultant (CBCC-KA) and Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA). She has completed a Complete Canine Certification in Canine Aggression master course through world-renowned Michael Shikashio who is fully Certified through the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. She uses positive reinforcement, management, an...


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    Jessica Gore

    CPDT-KA, FDM, Pet Nutrition

    Aggressive dog training, Deaf dog training, Reactive dog training, Puppy dog training, In home dog training, Off leash dog training, Board and train dog training

    Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Los Angeles

    As a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) with expertise in teaching, healing, and rescue, Jessica provides positively the best for pup and parent. When not training, traveling to a conference, or continuing education, Jessica enjoys spending time in Hollywood with her two rescue pups.


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    Jennifer Joyce (Dynamite Doggies!)

    Certificate in Pet Dog Training & Counseling, Group Dog Walking Certificate, First Aid Training Certification

    Aggressive dog training, Reactive dog training, Puppy dog training, In home dog training, Off leash dog training

    Portland, OR, Los Angeles, CA, Remote Online

    I left the music industry in 1999 to begin working with dogs. After adopting a very special dog (Merlin) I got my training certification at the Academy for Dog Trainers. I have over 20 years experience working with shy, fearful and aggressive dogs. Our team has a combined 30 years experience.


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    Karen Ni

    CPDT-KA

    Reactive dog training, Service dog training, Puppy dog training, In home dog training

    East Los Angeles County, North Orange County

    Karen is a dog trainer, occupational therapist, and animal assisted therapy practitioner who has specialized knowledge and experience to work with both humans and dogs of all abilities. She teaches desired skills and behaviors, adapts tasks, and modifies the environment so both the dog and human are successful. Karen is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed, a member of the ...


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    Analisa Six

    DWA, DTIA

    Reactive dog training, Puppy dog training, In home dog training, Off leash dog training

    Yucca Valley, Joshua tree, Pioneertown, Morongo Valley

    I have been working with dogs since 2015. I started working with reactive dogs in Oakland and moved to the high desert in 2020 and began working with dogs of most temperaments and various ages.


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    Karl Roberts

    IMDT

    Aggressive dog training, Reactive dog training, Puppy dog training, In home dog training, Off leash dog training, Board and train dog training

    Los Angeles

    I got my first dog when I was six and I didn't train him, just in case you thought this was going to be a child prodigy story. He was a Jack Russell mix called Shep and I don't remember him ever having a leash, he definitely didn't sit on command, but he followed me everywhere and he listened in his own way to what I told him we were doing, or where we were going. It worked because I was with h...


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    Debra Elliott

    Obedience, Socialization, CPR

    Puppy dog training, In home dog training, Off leash dog training

    Escondido, San Marcos, , Vista, Carlsbad, Oceanside, Fallbrook, Temecula, Murrieta, Menifee, Hemet

    I'm 56 , came into training later than others but I am confident in my abilities. I have been around dogs my entire life, I showed dogs in Junior handling conformation classes as well as an adult. I have participated in obedience trials with my dog and have owned and trained dogs for over 35 years.


Welcome to Los Angeles’s list of top dog trainers. The Los Angeles, California list is based on 287 votes from the California Sniffspot community. Only the Los Angeles dog trainers with the top number of votes made this list. Trainers are ordered by number of votes, with Ashley Valentine at the top of this list with 157 votes. We also counted 3107 votes for California, with the remaining trainers listed outside of Los Angeles.

Our rankings include trainers certified by CPDT-KA and FDM. They also specialize in Puppy dog training, In home dog training amongst other training programs.

Los Angeles dog trainer services include:

  • Puppy dog training
  • In home dog training
  • Reactive dog training
  • Aggressive dog training
  • Off leash dog training
  • Board and train dog training
  • Service dog training
  • Deaf dog training

Behind every successful Los Angeles training session lies a passionate professional. Ashley Valentine shares why they chose this path: Love of animals. All 7 trainers on this Los Angeles list are committed to positive reinforcement. Trusted Los Angeles trainer, Jessica Gore, uses the following methods: Private coaching, remote coaching, consultation for dog-centered enterprises, mentorship, evaluation, speaking engagements and group seminars.

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Sniffspot Los Angeles Dog Training Frequently Asked Questions

How did Sniffspot choose the best dog trainers in Los Angeles?

Our Dog Trainer Contest determines the best dog trainers in Los Angeles. We collected an impressive 287 resulting in 7 on this list, all located in Los Angeles. Thank you for trusting Sniffspot with Los Angeles dog trainer recommendations!

What qualifications do the top dog trainers in Los Angeles have?

The top dog trainers in Los Angeles are usually qualified by one (or several) of the following accreditations: Puppy dog training, In home dog training, and Reactive dog training.

Who is the top dog trainer in Los Angeles and why?

Ashley Valentine is the top trainer in Los Angeles. They received 157 out of 35260, which was more than anyone else in Los Angeles. Ashley Valentine specializes in: Aggressive dog training, Reactive dog training, Service dog training, Puppy dog training, In home dog training, Board and train dog training

What do Los Angeles dog trainers specialize in?

The 7 dog trainers on our Los Angeles list specialize in: Aggressive dog training, Board and train dog training, Deaf dog training, In home dog training, Off leash dog training, Puppy dog training, Reactive dog training, Service dog training

What are the most common training methods for Los Angeles dog trainers?

Our top dog trainer in Los Angeles, Ashley Valentine, uses the following process: Positive reinforcement, Management and Safety techniques.

How much does dog training cost in Los Angeles?

The average dog training cost in Los Angeles is between $70 and $150 per hour. Take advantage of free intro sessions in Los Angeles or California to determine the right fit.

How do I choose the right dog trainer in Los Angeles?

To find the right match in Los Angeles, consider whether they hold CPDT-KA or FDM, as well as whether they specialize in Puppy dog training, In home dog training, or something else.

What’s the best way to train my Los Angeles dog?

Our 7 Los Angeles dog trainers are the best to ask. Ashley Valentine recommends Train the owner, treat the dog.

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