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Best Dog Obedience Schools In Los Angeles

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Los Angeles is a city where canines are an important part of many clans who couldn't get along without their pet dogs. However, these furry members of our families do often need to learn to behave just as the rest of us have had to do in order to live and thrive in Southland society. That being said, consider the following five fine places that offer high-caliber obedience schools directed toward properly training the pooch or pooches in your life.

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Karma Dog Training
Barkingham Palace
8032 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 533-9394

This caring outpost carries the philosophy that training your furry friend should be done out of love, not out of fear. In other words, Karma takes the approach that building esteem while instilling the right ways to behave is most important when teaching your pooch proper etiquette in a number of situations. Private and group classes are available as well as a special puppy kindergarten.

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Fun Paw Care
3079 Patricia Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(424) 341-0166

Offering the most sophisticated dog care in Los Angeles, Fun Paw Care takes great pride volunteering their time and expertise to teach dog training, ethology (scientific knowledge of species-specific behavior) and cognitive ethology to the staff and volunteers of humane societies and dog rescue organizations throughout Los Angeles and California. For a sophisticated array of obedience training and behavior modification consultations, as well as puppy training classes, Fun Paw Care is the place to go! If you're looking for boarding and training service, this L.A. dog training and obedience outpost can handle all of those needs as well to ensure your pet will begin to behave better, become well trained, be happy, fulfilled, and stimulated while you're away so that you return home to a well-mannered and better behaved dog.

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Doggie Manners
12021 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 298
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(877) 736-4443

From private lessons to good citizen classes and from puppy teachings to 90-minute brush-ups, this helpful facility will come to your house to help while group lessons are held in West LA at Westwood Park. Everything having to do with canine etiquette is taught by friendly instructors who focus on potty training, leash pulling, separation anxiety and many other pertinent dog issues. In addition, a tricks and agility class is also on the roster meant to ultimately enjoy a plethora of fun times with your furry friends.

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Culver City Dog Training
11836 Teale St.
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 636-4606

This outpost for the behaviorally challenged members of your furry tribe is special on a lot of fronts, but perhaps most importantly because for $150, you and your dog will enjoy unlimited help. Talk about value for your money. Every kind of discipline is offered in a whopping 100 different classes, from pet socialization to scent workshops to urban herding, the latter of which is this progressive outlet's newest program and a lot of fun for everyone involved as dogs use exercise balls in which to "herd" into a predetermined goal. Score!

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Dog Remedy
269 S. Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 390-0380

Does your dog have an aggression problem? How about a problem with too much exuberance? Dog Remedy has a remedy for these and other obedience problems found in so many canine family members. In-house expert David Reinecker is known as one of the best dog behaviorists in the city, if not the nation. He'll visit you and your pup at home to help to the best of his very capable ability. That said, compulsive disorder training and humane techniques are also on tap at this prominent outlet equipped for full-on dog training that promises on-point results.

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Los Angeles freelance travel writer Jane Lasky, contributes to publications such as Travel + Leisure, Vogue and Esquire. Her weekly sojourning column ran in 40 newspapers for 20 years. Jane is anything but an accidental tourist. Check out her articles on

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