Customized Dog & Puppy Training

Due to the new COVID CDC guidelines:  individuals who are in the vulnerable category are encouraged to wear masks for your own protection.  I am 100% willing to wear a mask also for consultations especially if my clients request it due to their comfort level or if they have, or have a family member with a compromised immune system. 

Our service locations includes the following and surrounding areas.

Silver Spring,  Bethesda, RockvilleKensington, Takoma Park, Olney, College Park, Chevy Chase, Brookeville, Hyattesville, Ashton, Fulton, Columbia, Laurel … and surrounding areas.


We DO NOT support the use of choke chains, prong collars, or electric shock/e-collars/EVER!

Our training techniques are 100% positive reinforcement – Contact us today we are here to help!


How we can help you!puppy hug

Looking for Dog Training or Puppy Training in Maryland area? We can help.

  • We will teach you how to effectively communicate with your dog or puppy.
  • We work with all breeds and all behavior problems.
  • Using positive reinforcement, training techniques only.
  • Providing help for any difficult or challenging behavior.
  • Using simple step by step training solutions. Contact us today!


What is positive reinforcement?

There are a variety of training techniques used today to train dogs.Positive reinforcement dog training Silver Spring Maryland

We are committed to never use pain, or intimidation methods to train. Our goal is to ensure we build a lasting and trusting relationship through the use of positive reinforcement based training.  

We educate and show our clients how effective these training methods are the results are seeing a well trained, happy, responsive dogs who are motivated to learn and please their owners.

We do not support the use of prong collars, choke collars or shock (e-collars) ever!


Our programs are perfect for:

  • Anyone experiencing any range of dog or puppy behavior problems.
  • Training that is required in or around your home or living environment.
  • Dog owners who need the convenience of training to suit your busy schedule.

Behavior challenges that can only be addressed in private one on one sessions such as:

  • Shy or fearful dogs | Dogs with anxiety | Leash reactivity | resource guarding  | Behaviors occurring only at home
Behaviors we resolve:
  • Dog and puppy obedience
  • Leash Walking
  • Puppy Training
  • Housebreaking | potty training  
  • Crate training 
  • Jumping on people
  • Fear and Shy Dogs
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Kids and Dogs  
Why you should choose us?
  • We work with all dog behaviors 
  • All breeds and all ages welcome
  • Customized training programs
  • We Come to you!
  • Our training is based on science.
  • 100% positive reinforcement techniques 
  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA)
  • Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC)
  • We train WITHOUT pain!


“We train owners to train their dog!”

Want to know what our clients are saying about us?

Read our …Google Reviews!

5 star reviews

Our service areas include: Silver Spring, Rockville, Bethesda, Kensington, Chevy Chase, Ashton, Olney,  Takoma Park.   If you are uncertain whether you are located in our service area please contact us direct.

Call today:  240.424.5984 

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Pawz For Health In Home Dog Training
8811 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910
(240) 424.5984
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