Teacher's Pet Dog Training

Mary Hirt, CPDT-KSA

Serving the West Los Angeles Area

(310) 391-6699


Getting Started

About Me





The Library


Following is a sample of my work and training techniques.

Always search for a certified trainer who is open with their training philosophy and technqiues.

Foundation Work

Training Lessons

Problem Behaviors

Free Resources

Lesson Library

2020 Group Class Schedule

Classes suspended until further notice due to COVID-19

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West Hollywood Animal Hospital

          9000 Santa Monica Blvd.

          West Hollywood, CA 90069

          Call:  (310) 275-0055

Must submit verification of current vaccinations and a clear fecal sample before attending class.

Puppy Kindergarten: Building a strong foundation for obedience work. topics include; socialization, engagement training, potty training, appropriate play, recall, and loose leash walking.

Intermediate Work: Obedience; sit, down, stay, come, settle, and loose leash walk.

Mary Hirt is certified by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers, CPDT-KSA.


Over 10 years experience working with all breeds, ages, and issues.

Virtual Puppy Lessons Available

Due to Stay-at-Home recommendations and consideration for those at high-risk, Virtual Puppy Lessons are available.  Please access the link below to learn more about how you can help your puppy develop the skills to become a wonderful companion.

Suspended Until Further Notice

Free Puppy Lessons

Engagement Training, How Dog's Learn Best

Engagement Training taps into your dog's motiviation and drive to LEARN.