The Best Dog Trainers in Los Angeles

Free Training Evaluation

As Seen On

The Late Show with David Letterman
Today Show
Animal Planet
The Outdoor Channel
LA Channel 4

Los Angeles Dog Training Experts

We can train any dog – yes, even yours! – any age, any breed.

Sit Means Sit Dog Training Los Angeles provides professional dog obedience training programs for locations in Los Angeles and Ventura County. Our mission is to provide programs that result in happy, confident, and obedient dogs, as well as happy and satisfied owners. Programs range from Board and Train, Therapy Classes, all the way to Pet Tech First Aid. Contact Us Today (310) 538-1553.

Ask about our “Heroes Appreciation Gift” for Police, Military, Educators, and Firefighters.

Heroes Appreciation
Samoyed Rescue
Sit Means Sit Dog Training of Los Angeles is endorsed by the San Francisco Samoyed Rescue. When a Samoyed or Samoyed Mix has found itself in a shelter anywhere in the Los Angeles Metropolitan area, the SFSR relies on Allen to evaluate, adopt, and train that rescue in order to find them their new forever home. If you have a dog that you have rescued from a shelter or organization, Sit Means Sit Dog Training of Los Angeles, as a thank you for investing your time and resources, and your love for that dog, offers a 10% Discount on any of their Board & Train Programs.
Board and Train

Board & Train Immersion Program

This is consistently our most requested dog training program and with good reason. With this program, performance is guaranteed! Many families in Los Angeles feel that they’re too busy to take on another project and put their pets in the competent hands of SMS.

There are so many benefits in choosing the Board and Train Immersion Program. This program is perfect for those people that want to be involved in their dog’s training, but just don’t have the time and also for pet owners that live extremely busy lifestyles. If you are planning on going out of town and need to board as well, this is the program for you!

In our Board and Train Immersion Program your dog with be immersed into our lives, becoming a member of our own family. Sit Means Sit LA trainers work to eliminate or control your dog’s bad behaviors and develop your dog into an obedient companion. We maximize this learning by teaching them through even the biggest distractions, making them well trained in every situation. Throughout all this, your pet will become more socialized, behaving better around other dogs and humans!

Then when your pet comes home, your role begins. Through our Leadership Transfer Process, we’ll teach you how to maintain and build on the good behaviors your dog learned in our program. This gives you the involvement you want in your dog’s life, without taking all your time.

If you’ve tried other programs that just weren’t what you thought they’d be and want the very best training for your dog, sign up for a free dog training consultation today!

Private Lessons

Private Lessons

The Private Dog Training Lessons Program is perfect for families or individuals who want to be directly involved in their dog’s training from start to finish. If you have the time to commit to the training progress and want to be active in your dog’s training, this is the program for you!

You can choose from traditional training or learn how to use the Sit Means Sit System for your dog. We walk you through a step-by-step program that will last a lifetime!

There are many benefits to private lessons. You get the trainers complete attention. There will be no other dogs around: just you, your dog, and the trainer. Your lessons will also be personally tailored around your family, dog, lifestyles, and goals. Your trainer will work with you to develop a program based on your dog’s personality and what you want to accomplish. The Private Lesson Program is also very flexible for those with busy schedules. We offer evening and weekend appointments to work around your busy life. We are committed to helping you succeed and want the lessons to be as convenient for you as possible!

The private lessons can be used to help you meet the specific goals you have for your dog. You set the goals and our trainers help you reach them. Call us today for your free consultation.

Puppy Management

Puppy Management Program

Our Puppy Management Program is designed to teach you and your family the principles of raising a well-mannered and social puppy. The program includes private lesson in your home that will train the puppy in the vital time of their life.

Between three and 17 weeks is an important time in your puppy’s life. The more socialization and learning that happen now, the more easily they develop into well-trained and behaved adult dogs.

The topics that we cover in the puppy training class are housing breaking, management systems, handling skills, socialization exercises, confidence building, introduction to obedience, and overall owner awareness.

If you have a new puppy and are looking to get the best program for training, call us today!

Lunch and Learn

Lunch & Learn Educational Program

The Lunch and Learn Education Program is perfect for those who work as Veterinarian, Veterinarian Technician, Groomer, Doggy Day Care personnel, or in the pet industry. We train your staff in topics such as dog training, dog behavior problems, or dog bite prevention. We provide the food and you provide the curious minds!

During your presentation, you will learn important tips provided by our staff of experienced dog trainers. There will also be entertainment from some of our dogs doing cool tricks, like handstands and bouncing off walls.

Call today to schedule your Lunch and Learn Educational Program!

Board and Review

Board & Review Program

If you’re heading on a vacation or business trip and need a place for your dog to stay, Sit Means Sit has you taken care of. If your dog has already completed a Sit Means Sit Board and Train Immersion program, you can take advantage of our Board and Review Program.

During their time with us, we’ll refresh and fine-tune all the training they’ve already learned. They will be under constant supervision of our certified professional trainers for the best training and play time. Some of the many things included in the program are daily exercise sessions, field trips to hiking trails and parks, and daily training sessions. All this keeps your dog active and happy, while also keeping their skills fresh. They may even leave better than they came!

If you’re planning a vacation and need a place for your dog, give us a call today!

Therapy Dog Training

Therapy Dog Training

If you think that your dog would make a good therapy dog and you’re looking for a way to make a difference to your community, become a member of our Sit Means Sit Go Team. Our Volunteer Therapy Dog Teams travel around the Greater Los Angeles Metro Area, as well as working with other teams from Orange County and San Diego to bring aid and comfort in a variety of ways.

Teams are trained through Sit Means Sit Obedience Training. You must take and pass the AKC Canine Good Citizen test, as well as train for and pass Certified Therapy Dog Training.

You and you dog will be matched with a team based on your personality to help those emotionally or psychologically in need. Something as simple as a gentle touch or looking into your dog’s compassionate eyes can be calming and supportive for someone in need.

Schedule your Free Consultation today and learn how your dog can change someone’s life.

Pet Tech First Aid

Pet Tech First Aid

As precautious as we are with our pets, accidents still happen. Our Pet Tech First Aid course if here to teach you what to do in situations where accidents happen. Among many others, you’ll learn what to do if your dog is choking, the signs of food poisoning in a dog, and first aid steps you can take before getting a dog to a professional.

Our 8 hour Pet Tech First Aid course will teach you 25-30 of the most important skills to care for your dog and possible save their life.


Bite Awareness

Bite Awareness Workshop

Sit Means Sit Dog Training of Los Angeles is proud to be the sole provider of the Bite Awareness Programs for the United States Post Office in Los Angeles County. We teach postal carriers how to behave with all dogs, deescalate problems with aggressive dogs, and how to handle themselves if attacked. This program has resulted in numerous carriers declaring that what they have learned from Sit Means Sit saved their lives when they were attacked.

Get Started Today

Service Areas

We service the following locations in Los Angeles and Ventura County.

Los Angeles

Ventura County

Don't see your city? Click here to find a Sit Means Sit Dog Trainer near you.

Get Started Today

Sit Tube

Watch our latest training videos and see some of the awesome things have we accomplished!

Click or Swipe to Scroll

Get Started Today


We love our customers. Our customers and their dogs love us. See what they have to say below.

Just met with Allen and Flash and were SO impressed. In working with our new 100b “puppy”, Boo- he was amazing, gentle and 100% effective in just minutes. So illuminating. Will recommend Allen to anyone with a dog!

You gotta see what Allen can do with his dogs. He can train your dogs also. He is an amazing trainer!

I have had the pleasure of working with Allen while he was training dogs in CT. My biggest take away was that being a dog trainer is as much about training the dogs as the owners, maybe more. A good trainer knows how to get the dog to understand what is expected of them. But to be a a great trainer, you must be able to work with the owners. Allen is one of those “great” trainers. He is equally effective at getting the dog ready as the owner.

Sit Means Sit Dog Training is one of the best training systems out there. Wouldn’t be where I am today without it!

Contact Us

Have a question? Want to schedule a free consultation?

Fill out the form, give us a call, or shoot us an email and we will be in touch.


Sit Means Sit Dog Training of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA


Monday - Saturday
9:00am - 7:00pm

Phone & Email

Send a Message

Franchises Available in LA Area