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Our Approach


Professional and effective private and group dog training in Los Angeles

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Our Approach


Professional and effective private and group dog training in Los Angeles

We offer customized dog training programs tailor-made for you and your pets specific needs. Our priority is setting you up for success!

 

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Using positive reinforcement to motivate

Work with your animal, not against them. Learn how to use what they like to get them to do what you want. It really is that simple! We believe that positive reinforcement is the safest and most effective way to train your dog. Our methods have been scientifically studied and proven time and time again. Learn to work with your dog like a professional dog trainer!

 

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Building confidence and trust

Relationship is everything. Using simple techniques, you’ll build a stronger relationship with your dog based on trust and understanding while learning to work together as a team. Your dog wants to be good - it just doesn't know how! Help your dog be better by gaining confidence and trust from your furry friend!

 

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Simple changes that set you up for success

We look at your dogs daily routine and lifestyle to find the root of whatever problem you may be having and find ways to make simple changes in order to set you and your pup up for success. Before we take on any new clients we complete a thorough in-home consultation and behavioral evaluation on your dog. We then customize a training program around your dog's needs, giving us the best possible results in the shortest amount of time. Schedule your free in-home consultation. 

 

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A Long-Term Focus

By using “problem” behaviors as examples, you’ll get a complete dog training education that is focused on the big picture rather than a few isolated problems. Learn how to read your animal, how behavior works, and how to modify it. You will not only learn how to fix current problem behaviors, but keep future problem behaviors from occurring. Your dog isn't the only one getting an education!

 

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Meet the Trainers


Meet The Trainers

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Meet the Trainers


Meet The Trainers

Owner, Mary Tully

With a decade of experience training a variety of exotic animals, owner and head trainer Mary Tully brings a fresh take and effective technique to behavior modification.

Originally from Alabama, Mary Tully has had the unique privilege of training a plethora of animal species in her career in various facilities across the country. From chickens to dolphins, she has applied the same general behavioral principles to every animal she has worked with. These experiences have resulted in a unique perspective and understanding about how behavior works and how to modify it using operant conditioning in a pure and objective way. 

After training exotic animals professionally over the past decade in facilities including SeaWorld San DiegoDiscovery Cove in Orlando, Sea Life Park Hawaii, Busch Gardens Tampa, and the Animal Actors Show at Universal Studios in Hollywood, Mary has settled in Los Angeles to work with the animal species that started her training obsession: dogs!


Behavior Consultant, Kyle Kittleson

As a professional animal behaviorist and outspoken animal rights activist, Kyle Kittleson offers specific and effective training advice for Tully's Training clients.

Kyle Kittleson loves animals. He has worked with dozens of species animals and still considers dogs to be the coolest! Kittleson started is career with animals during college, working at The Phoenix Zoo as a volunteer. From there he was able to work his way up through the field of animal care, rescue and training. For many years Kyle owned and operated his own dog training company. Kittleson is thrilled to be on board with Tully's Training and looks forward to meeting all the awesome pups and their owners throughout the Los Angeles area! 


Ready to get started with your free consultation?

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Client Testimonials


Our Clients Are Happy Customers

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Client Testimonials


Our Clients Are Happy Customers

100% of our clients who complete our program would recommend Tully's Training to a friend. Here's what some of them have to say:

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I'm very, very pleased with the experience - it exceeded my expectations.

I think the most important thing Mary did for me and Greta was to provide me with tools with which to become a better owner and companion to my dog. I am now much more confident and can move forward armed with techniques and strategies that I know will work.

The plus is Mary herself - pleasant and fun to work with, punctual, attentive, open to questions and issues, a great listener and a superb evaluator of the owner/animal relationship. I can't imagine a more extraordinary trainer.

- Sam B. and Greta, private training clients

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Brewer was anxious and often frantic after almost two years with us. We were inches from reluctantly euthanizing him after a series of serious biting incidents. Our Vet suggested Mary as a step to avoid that!

We learned SO much. Mary is skilled, knowledgeable, and compassionate. Her very calm behavior proved to be an excellent idea to mirror as we work with Brewer and our other dogs. We had been very frustrated with Brewer and he clearly sensed it. We learned to be quiet and repeat commands calmly without the hysteria from our voices! We wish Mary could come live in the guest house!!

- Linda R. and Brewer, Private Training Clients


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We were very happy with the experience. The private lessons were awesome!!! We were able to ask a bunch of questions and were taught by the trainer how to work with our dog when she wasn't there. Mary is incredibly knowledgable. She helped us understand the psychology of our puppy and how to make sure that we raised her to be an awesome dog!

- Steve Y. and Maggie, Private and Group Training Clients


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Mary is an expert in her field across various species: dolphin, exotic animals and canines. The group classes are small and specific. The handlers and the canines get so much individual attention that I don't know who learned more at the first session, the human students or the canine students! It is literally a breath of fresh air to experience first-hand this positive, reward-based learning experience. Try it for yourself, you'll be glad you did and so will your K9 companions.

– Martie of Ken-Mar Rescue

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Mary was wonderful with our very neurotic dog, Arthur. She gives you realistic goals for you and your dog based on individual assessments. I felt like she really understood us and our dog and cares about his progress. Mary helped us learn that modifying Arthur's behavior was not only possible, but is an incredibly rewarding process. We have seen so much improvement and continue to see positive changes in Arthur's quality of life. Thank you Mary for your help!"

– Robin R. and Arthur, Private Training Clients


Photographs by Robin Roemer