My Best Friend Obedience Dog Training & Obedience School

A gentle, effective approach. 

The Pampered Pet Hotel proudly works with MY BEST FRIEND OBEDIENCE. We offer In-Kennel Training, Private Training and Group Classes! For all training info please visit or call (818) 996-DOGS (3647)



PUPPY Head Start Socialization – 4 Weeks- $109
Teach your pup to think and listen from the start. Play and come! No jumping or biting! Relax on leash, sit, down, etc. All the stuff an educated pup and their owner need before beginning group class! Puppies from 11 weeks to 5 months. Primarily focus on socializing puppies with other puppies, people, different sights, sounds, and surfaces. Crate training, potty training and manners, clicker introduction, Come and handling work like ears, feet and teeth or equipment. ** AKC STAR PUPPY AND CGC or CGC-A TESTING at our Quarterly event in Tarzana**

Beginning Level Obedience – 6 Weeks – $169
Cover sit, down, stay, loose leash walking, greeting people on all fours, leave-it, waiting at gates and doorways, come when called, social obedience and distractions come with the territory. Your dog will learn to on leash, in public, just where you need it! Graduates under one year old are eligible for free star puppy testing. This is a foundation level one course (clicker or a “marker word/signal” and other techniques used throughout all courses… if you already have all these skills you may register for other levels!

Intermediate Obedience – 6 weeks – $149
Beginner obed. prerequisite Heeling (left side of the handler), distance stays and LOADS of distraction. Got to your mat or bed. Some skills needed to pass the Canine Good Citizen test (greeting a person, a person and dog without the two dogs visiting, being touched and handled, being left with a stranger, being able to handle a startle, etc. Perfect foundation skills and learn new ones. Test fee included for CGC, This is a must for dogs headed to Therapy and Emotional Support or Service Dog goals!

Advanced CGC/CGC-A Prep – 6 weeks – $149
Intermediate obed. Complete prep for CGC and CGC-A Go to for all the skills needed for this level…standard emotional support dog/therapy dog prep! Cost of testing for CGC and CGC-A included, This is a must for dogs headed to Therapy and Emotional Support or Service Dog goals!

URBAN DOG/Lifeskills Advanced – 6 weeks – $139 
Intermediate obed. Prerequisite (traveling course) Advanced level class not designed for CGC prep like our other one, but more for URBAN dog testing thru AKC. Somewhere between honing intermediate level skills and complementing the ADVANCED level class! This is a must for dogs headed to Therapy and Emotional Support or Service Dog goals!

Tricks levels I thru 6 – 6 Weeks – $139
Beginning level obed. prerequisite Tricks (beginning obedience is prerequisite) ~Paw, Wave, Back-up, Crawl, Bow, Spin Left & Right, Sit Up (Stick-em Up!), Play Dead (On Your Side), Roll-Over, Sad Puppy (Head Down), Leg Weaves (Figure Eight), and a caught behavior. This is a great intro level tricks class, and would also be a good review for a lot of the dogs that have done Tricks in the pastas it will be in a different location! There are 6 levels!

Growly Class – 6 Weeks – $149
Intermediate obed. prerequisite * Reactive dog class requires trainer referral Not for aggressive dogs. Geared to use obedience skills to help finish solving leash reactivity issues already worked on with a private marker based trainer. Not for DANGEROUS DOGS!

AKC Rally Obedience – 6 Weeks – $139
Intermediate obed. prerequisite AKC Rally is the new dog sport that is taking the nation by storm, a successful stepping stone from the AKC Canine Good Citizen(R) program to the world of obedience or agility. Rally offers both the dogs and handlers an experience that is fun and energizing. The canine team moves at their own pace, very similar to rally-style auto racing. Rally was designed with the traditional pet owner in mind, but it can still be very challenging for those who enjoy higher levels of competition.

Rally Free – 6 Weeks – $139
Intermediate obed., Rally, and Tricks I Prerequisite Rally-FrEe is a unique sport combining trick behaviors of Canine Musical Freestyle with the format of Rally-Obedience. It emphasizes the precise execution of fundamental freestyle and obedience skills while encouraging creative and novel behaviors on a Rally-Obedience style course. Tricks I and Rally intro! This class is great for trainers and dog professional looking to explore this wonderful new sport and add Rally FrEe to your repertoire!

Fun Agility Intro – 6 Weeks – $139
Beginner obed. prerequisite Just what it sounds like, an introduction to agility! Find out if your dog and you have what it takes to do agility and have some fun running the courses and learning the beginner obstacles!

K9 Nosework – 6 weeks – $179
The fun search and scenting activity dogs and people. Easy to learn activity and sport builds confidence and focus in dogs, and keeps dogs fit and healthy through mental and physical exercise. K9 Nose Work starts with getting your dog excited about using his nose to seek out a favorite toy or treat reward hidden in one of several boxes, expanding the game to entire rooms, exterior areas, and vehicles. As your dog grows more confident with his nose, target odors are introduced.

Private training – by appointment only – $130 – $80 per session

Training at Pampered pet during daycare or boarding $75 per session, call for all the details Go to or feel free to call direct to 818-996-3647 for more information or to register!