Maryland Dog Trainer

Certified Professional Dog Trainer – CCPDT-KA

Certified Dog Behaviorist – CDBC

Janet Oquendo, CCPDT-KA | CDBC


Certified Professional Dog Trainer - CCPDT Silver Spring Maryland

Meet Janet Oquendo: Certified Professional Dog Trainer/ Behaviorist

Janet Oquendo is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CCPDT-KA) and CertifiedCertified professional dog trainer - Silver Spring Maryland Dog Behavior Consultant – CDBC  – (IAABC). She is professional members of APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers), IAABC(International Association Animal Behaviors) and PPG (Pet Professional Guild).

With extensive education and training ensures she is fully versed on all animal behavior: she understands how dogs think and learn, most importantly she is committed to never harm the physical or emotional state of any adult dog or puppy.

Using positive reinforcement dog training techniques only.

Dog behavior consultant Maryland


Janet has x5 dogs; 12 year old Buddy – Rottweiler Mix, 9 year old Chow Mix, 3 year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, 2 year old Chi/Dachshund mix,  7 year old “Peach” who is a Feral dog .

She also has x2 parrots, Jewls, 20 year old Yellow Naped Amazon, and Maude 20 year old African Grey Parrot.

Janet is a clear advocate for animals.



Education and Training Qualifications:

Received continued education from Veterinary Behaviorist Dr Ian Dunbar (founder of Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)).  She was mentored by Debbie Winkler (Animal Behavior Consultant) of Humane Domain, Maryland.  As well as received continued education and support from Dr Ian Dunbar author of  “Before you get your puppy” “After you get your puppy” puppy training books!

Spent 3 years and a dog trainer /  behavior consultant at “WARL” (Washington Animal Rescue League now called “Rescue Alliance” in Washington DC).    Responsible for developing animal rehabilitation programs for aggressive, fearful and puppy mill dogs, as well as teaching a series of puppy and adult dog training classes.


Janet’s Qualifications: 

  • Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC)
  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA)
  • AKC – American Kennel Club  “CGC” Evaluator


Janet’s Memberships:

  • Professional Member – Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)
  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer – (CCPDT)
  • Canine Good Citizen Evaluator – American Kennel Club (AKC)
  • International Association of Animal Consultants (IAABC)
  • Pet Professional Guild – (PPG)


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