MARYLAND

 

Annapolis area

 

Best Friends Forever Pet Services

Laurie Scible

Crofton, MD

410-279-6338

petfriends@bffpetservices.com

www.bffpetservices.com

Private & Group Training

 

Next Best Pet

Linnea Bower

Based in College Park

240-297-0887

info@nextbestpet.net

Private & Group Training

Classes held in Chester, Maryland

Specializes in multi-pet households (dogs & cats)

 

Positively Dogs

Lindsey Reese CPDT-KA, CKO

Annapolis area

443-481-7612

info@positively-dogs.com

Private & Group Training

Lindsey has worked with several of our adopters who were very pleased.

Classes held at:

Happy Tails Pet Resort

965 Generals Highway

Crownsville, MD 21032

 

Toad Hollow Dog Training

Margie Dowsett

Davidsonville, MD 

410-798-6875

margiedowsett@aol.com

Private & Group Training

 

Baltimore Area

 

Coventry School for Dogs

7165 Oakland Mills Road, A-J

Columbia, MD 21046

410-381-1800

www.thecoventryschool.com

Trainer Jackie Moyano has worked with a bonded pair from Lu's Labs and the adopters gave her a glowing recommendation.

 

My Fantastic Friend

Jessica Ring 

3567 Saint Johns Lane

Ellicott City, MD 21042

443-741-1044

www.myfantasticfriend.com

jessica@myfantasticfriend.com

Private & Group Training

 

Oscar Winning Behavior

Amie Glasgow

Baltimore, MD

443-516-7227

Info@OscarWinningBehavior.com

Private & Group Training

Amie has worked with a Lu's Labs dog and came with a wonderful recommendation from the adopters.

 

Unleashed Joy

Beth Joy

2761 Melrose Avenue

Woodstock, MD 21163

410-404-6492

Private & Group Training

 

Wiggle Butts Dog Training

Tammy Tucker

Gaithersburg, MD

410-259-5136

tammy@wigglebuttsdog.com

Private & Group Training

 

Carroll/ Baltimore county

Humane Domain

Debbie Winkler

4231 Wards Chapel Road

Marriottsville, MD 21104

deb@humanedomain.net

https://humanedomain.net/

This facility is convenient to areas including: Owings Mills, Reisterstown, Finksburg, Randallstown, Pikesville, central & western Baltimore County & Baltimore City, Eldersburg, Winfield, Taylorsville and Marriottsville.

Frederick Area

 

Canine Character

Kim Yocklin

301-639-6536

info@caninecharacter.com

Private & Group Training

Recommended by a LL volunteer

 

FitHound

Cari Reed

Walkersville, MD 

301-252-0366

fithound73@gmail.com

Private & Group Training

 

Smart Dog University

Laurie Luck

5322 New Design Road

Frederick, MD 21703

Go to website & click on Contact 

                 or

email at laurie@smartdoguniversity.com

Private & Group Training

 

Hagerstown Area

 

Be Pawsitive

Karol Kennedy

Hagerstown, MD

703-409-1926

Private Training

 

4 Legged Friends Pet Service

Katie Ervin

P.O. Box 894

Hagerstown, MD 21741

301-791-3780

yourpetsbestfriend@hotmail.com

Private Training

 

Happy Hound Training

Jill Freifeld

Hedgesville, WV

301-565-3734

Jill@happyhoundtraining.com

Group classes

 

Peaceable Paws

Pat MiIller

Fairplay, MD 21733

301-582-9420

Group Classes

Pat Miller is a nationally known dog trainer.  Trainers attend workshops at Peaceable Paws to learn from her.

 

Harford County

 

Polite Pooches Positive Dog Training

Kathy Forthman, Lead Trainer

Forest Hill, MD 21050

410-533-9926

Private and Group Training

 

Montgomery County

 

Laughing Dog Academy

Sarah Stoycos

Rockville, MD

240-498-9920

www.laughingdogacademy.com

sstoycos@gmail.com

Private and Group Training

Personal recommendations.  Specializes in puppies.

 

Rewards Dog Training

Joyce Loebig

Takoma Park, MD

240-462-8045

rewardsdogtraining@gmail.com

Private and Group Training

Personal recommendations.

 

Small and Tall Dog Training

Lisa Arant

Rockville, MD

301-704-0352

lisa@smallandtalldogtraining.com

Private and Group Training

 

Train My Dog and Me

Sam Matlick

Takoma Park, MD

301-512-9655

trainmydogandme@gmail.com

Private and Group Training

 

Your Dog’s Friend (non profit)

Training Center

12221 Parklawn Drive

Rockville, MD20852

Group Classes

"Your Dog's Friend is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization whose goal is to help keep dogs out of shelters by educating and supporting their humans.  We believe that fewer dogs will be given up to shelters if we can help people understand what their dogs need and how their dogs learn."

www.yourdogsfriend.org

Group classes, free seminars on Saturdays open to the public, including one for new adopters once a month, free newsletter, Facebook page and lots of info on their home page.  They have a list of trainers on their website:  click on RESOURCES,  then TRAINERS AND BEHAVIORISTS. 

 

 

Salisbury /Ocean City, MD

 

Smart Pups LLC

Amanda Abresch

Fruitland, MD

443-614-7428

Private & Group Training

 

Southern Maryland

 

Best Buddy

Jeff Causby

Chesapeake Beach, MD

443-646-6143 (H)

301-231-1907 ©

jeff@bestbuddydogtrainer.com

Private & Group Training

Classes held at Prince Frederick Animal Hospital

 

Diana's Pet Care

Diana Miller

Hughsville, MD

240-350-9192

dianaspetcare@gmail.com

Private & Group Training

Board & Train

 

Dogboy Dog Training

Brian Markowich

41095 Knight Road

Leonardtown, MD 20650

dogboytraining.com

Private & Group Training

 

K-9 Divine

Rachel Jones

11277 Edge Hill Road

Newburg, MD

202-769-5359

Boarding, Daycare and Training

Private and Group Training

 

Sirius Manners

Sherri Lilly

Owings, MD

301-922-1933

sherrillilly@siriusmanners.com

Private & Group Training

 

Think Like a Dog

Donna M Poudrier

46095 River Hill Road

Lexington Park, MD 20653

410-446-0865

donna@thinklikeadog.us

 

VIRGINIA

Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church, Springfield areas

C&C Pals

Carol Peeler

7790 Willow Point Drive

Falls Church, VA 22042

703-876-0284

Private & Group Training, Behavior Assessments

Classes held in McLean

 

Core Canine

April Chillari

Alexandria, VA

April@CoreCanine.com

571-488-9004

Private & Group Training

 

Dog Trained

Gwen Podulka, Founder and Owner

Alexandria, VA

202-617-0217

info@dogtrained.com

Private & Group Training, Separation Anxiety Specialists

 

Eager Beagle Dog Training

Karen Baragona

Alexandria, VA

Call/Text @ 571-982-9343

karenbaragona@gmail.com

Free phone consultation

In home training rate for rescue dogs = $60 an hour

Private training             

 

Fur-Get-Me-Not

4120 S Four Mile Run Drive

Arlington, VA

703-229-4960

Private & Group Training

Several CPDTs on staff

 

Kissable Canine

Lisa Tudor

7950 Woodruff Court #1

Springfield, VA 22151

Private & Group Training

703-574-3383

Lisa has worked with several of our adopters.

 

Lucky Labs Dog Training

Dolores Murray

Alexandria, VA

703-400-3038

luckylabsdogtraining.com

Private training

Dolores has worked with several Lu's Labs adopters and has had rave reviews from them.

 

Spring Training & Behavior

Kelly Spring

Arlington, VA

 

www.springtrainingandbehavior.com

info@SpringTrainingAndBehavior.com

202-664-4206

Private Training, Behavior Assessments

Kelly also works with cats.

 

Sundogs Canine Consultation and Training

Peggy Bowers

703-303-4340

Classes held at 6230 Rolling Road Springfield  —  Just Fur Pets

Private & Group Training

 

Wholistic Hound

Sandy Modell

18 Roth Street

Suite 100

Alexandria, VA 22314

703-962-6335

Private & Group Training

 

Woofs!  Dog Training Center

2 locations with various trainers

Shirlington                                           Ballston

4160 S Four Mile Run Drive                4241-A N Pershing Drive

Arlington, VA 22206                             Arlington, VA 22203

703-536-7877                                      703-526-0218

Private & Group Training

Several CPDTs on the staffs at both locations.

 

Fairfax, Prince Willam, Loudon, Fauquier Counties, Reston

 

A Dog's World

Teresa Hanula 

10681 Braddock Road

Fairfax, VA 22032

703-385-1054

Private & Group Training

 

Affectionate Pet Care

Amy Mercandante, owner

3851 Pickett Road

Fairfax, VA 22031

703-250-5233

apcmail@affectionatepetcare.com

Private & Group Training

 

Family Dog Training

Christine Michaud

Private and Group Training

Located in Fairfax Station

703-595-8028

 

Dog Tranquility

Colleen Dermott

Northern Virginia

703-786-3201

dogtranquility@yahoo.com

Private & Group Training

 

Joyful Dog LLC

Marnie Montgomery, owner

Reston, VA

703-554-2384

Private & Group Training

Classes in 4 different locations.  Several staff trainers

Closest location to Reston is Seneca Hills Animal Hospital

Both Marnie Montgomery and Susan Sanderson are personally recommended.

 

K9ology

Charlotte Wagner

310 Broadview Avenue, Suite 103C

Warrenton, VA 20186

540-551-0736

info@k9ologyva.com

Private & Group Training

 

Lead With Fun Dog Training

Jennifer Pennington, owner

Serving Northern Virginia

571-969-7297

Private & Group Training

She was recommended by one of our adopters and also by a volunteer who also knows her as a neighbor.  

 

Positive Perspectives

Lisa Spencer

Gainesville, VA 20155

703-403-4074

Private Training

Rudy's Friends

Anne Davis

Fairfax, VA

703-395-9450

rudysfriends@cox.net

Private & Group Training

She was highly recommended by one of out fosters and has also worked with several adopters.

 

SitStay! 360 LLC

Leighann Chandler

11743 Dry River Court

Reston, VA 20191

703-839-3547

Private & Group Training

Classes held at Deepwood Vet Clinic in Centreville, VA

 

The Animal’s House

20789 Great Falls Plaza, #170

Sterling, VA 20165

703-433-1300

Group classes, Doggie Daycare, Boarding

The Animal’s House works with Lu’s Labs foster dogs.

 

Walking with a Friend

Roni Campbell

Gainesville, VA 20155

703-975-9055

ronicampbell@yahoo.com

Private & Group Training

Roni also does home boarding for current clients

 

Dumfries, Woodbridge, Stafford

 

All About Dogs

14885 Persistence Drive

Woodbridge, VA 22191

703-497-7878

info@allaboutdogs.com

Private and Group Training

3 locations:  Annandale, Springfield and Woodbridge

Commonwealth Pet Care

Alexander Bonilla 

Lake Ridge, VA

703-249-9888

Private training, dog walking, doggie daycare and boarding

 

Dogs Think

Leslie Burgard DeFusco

Stafford area

Private Training, Behavior assessments

leslie@dogsthink.com

814-571-1874

Leslie has worked with a LL adopter with great success. 

 

K9 + Plus Pet Services LLC

Jessica

Woodbridge, VA

jessica@K9pluspetservices.com

661-269-6857

Private Training

 

 

 

Fredericksburg

 

Ask Dr. Caryn

Caryn Self Sullivan

Fredericksburg, VA

Serving Spotsylvania and other areas

540-287-8207

Contact form online

Private training, Behavior assessments

 

Paws of Change Training & Behavior

Melissa Chow

Federicksburg, VA

703-586-2615

melissa@pawsofchange.com

Classes at Dogtopia

4272 Plank Road

Private & Group Training, Behavior Assessments

 

PT Dog Training

Paula Thomas

Fredericksburg, VA

540-273-0588

Private & Group Training

Group Classes held at White Oak Animal Hospital

 

Pupniron

Laurie Williams, Owner

Private and Group Training

21 Perchwood Drive

Unit 111

Fredericksburg, VA 22405

Located between Fredericksburg and Stafford

540-659-7614

Recommended by one of our volunteers.

 

Richmond

K9 Tutor

Joyce Sobey

Richmond, serving Central Virginia

804-513-4405

Private Training

 

Kaizen Pet Training & Behavior

Janet Velenovsky

Montpelier, VA 23192

804-241-8405

Private & Group Training, Certified Behaviorist

Also works with cats

 

Paws Plus Training LLC

Janie Simmons

Glen Allen, VA

804-672-7308

jes10501@aol.com

Private & Group Training

In home behavioral consultations, nosework & agility

 

 

Richmond SPCA

2519 Hermitage Road   

Richmond, VA 23229

804-521-1332

Trainers listed are all CPDTs: 

Sarah Babcock

Alisha Fritz

Jackie Laubacher

Cassandra Haurath

Lauren Almond

 

2Speak Dog

www.2speakdog.com

Jennifer Kyzer, Master Trainer and Behavior Specialist

7320 Capehart Road

Henrico, VA 23294

804-440-2498

speak2us@2speakdog.com

Private & Group Training

 

Williamsburg

Colonial Dog School

Nancy Merrell

Long Hill Road

Williamsburg, VA 

757-258-8785

www.colonialdogschool.com

Private & Group Training

 

Paw Behavior LLC

Diana J Marahrens

Williamsburg, VA 

757-229-4368

talktodogs@hotmail.com

Private training only 

 

Washington, DC

Canine Train Track

Laura Colleton

Washington DC and surrounding DC Metro area

202-660-4694

Private Training

Click on About and then Positive Training Philosophy

 

Good Dog DC LLC

Michelle Yue

Washington, DC

202-230-1467

Private Training, Certified Behavior Consultant

 

Happy Pack Dog Training

Helene Jorgenson

Washington DC, Brookland

202-281-8144

Private Training, Certified Behavior Consultant

 

School of Dogs

Hedda Garland

PO Box 5935 Washington, DC

202-363-2310

Private & Group Training

 

Spot On Training

Toni Woods, owner

Chelsea Shanline

508 H Street NE

Washington, DC 20003

202-758-4348

Private & Group Training