Dog training programs Maryland

Dog training programs 


Service Area:

We provide in home training within:  Silver Spring, Bethesda, Aspen Hill, Kensington, Rockville, Fulton, Beltsville, Chevy Chase, College Park, Hyattesville, Wheaton, Columbia, Olney, Brookeville, Derwood, Adelphi, Takoma Park, Potomac(limited)…and surrounding Maryland areas


About our dog training programs:

Our dog training programs are available to all breeds and all ages.Dog obedience training Maryland

We recognize that once dogs reach their adult developmental stage,  their behavior changes, and when that happens we are here to help your dog overcome those undesirable behaviors through positive reinforcement behavior modification. 

Not all dogs behave and develop the same. We recognize it is important to look at each dog as an individual and not to expect all dogs to respond to a “cookie cutter style” of training.  Therefore we customize our dog training programs to meet each dogs individual training goals. 

Our customized training programs are developed to match you and your dogs personality, ability and learning style.  

Recognizing each family member has different goals for their dog, we consult individually with each family member to gather input on behaviors you would like to address.

For dog training to be successful all family members should feel confident you have the right training tools to be successful during our dog training programs in Maryland.


What dog training techniques do we use?

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We use 100%  positive reinforcement dog training methods, and are committed to never use pain to train your dog.

We do not support the use of shock collars, choke collars, or prong collars ever. We only use flat collars, front clipping harnesses or head collars depending upon the needs of each dog,  and what you the owner is most comfortable with.

We will teach you how to recognize what motivates your dog and use that motivator as a training tool and primary reinforcer.  

You will also learn how to read your dogs body language, communicate effectively and that is what sets us apart from most other dog training programs.


How we can help you!

Are you looking for effective techniques to train your dog using positive reinforcement?

Is your dog out of control?  jumping, biting, excitable, pushy, demanding?

Have you seen signs of aggression around toys, food, resources?

Do you experience difficulty controlling your dog when leash walking?

Does your dog bark, whine, or howl when in his or her crate?

What about lack of basic manners?

We can help with all the above and more! Let us help you train your dog to become the best dog he or she can be!

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About our dog trainer and the process

Our dog trainer (Janet Oquendo) is a CPDT-KA (Certified professional dog trainer and Certified Dog Behavior Consultant – CDBC Certified Dog Trainer Maryland

We will start out by scheduling a dog behavior assessment.

The dog behavior assessment will be carried out in the privacy of your home.  

This assessment lasts up to 1.5hrs.

Following the dog behavior assessment, you will receive a customized dog training plan.

Once you approve the training plan, we will then set up a day and time that works for your schedule to get started.

Our dog trainer will come to your home – 1hr once a week for the number of weeks you choose from the training plan provided.

We will work in the environment where you need your dog to listen to you most – i.e. In your home; at the pet store; at the park – you decide!


Who would benefit from our dog training programs?


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EVERYONE would benefit from our dog training programs!

Any dog owner with a busy schedule.

Owners wanting a well mannered dog who need one on one specific training.

Families who prefer to have private in home dog training.

Dog owners who prefer not to attend group classes.

Dogs with individual behavior challenges that can only be addressed in private one on one sessions such as :  Shy or  fearful dogs | Dogs with anxiety | Leash reactivity | Aggression | Behaviors that occur only in your home environment… and so much more.

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Adult Dog behaviors we address:

  • Sit | Down | Stay
  • Obedience Training
  • Down | Stay
  • Leave it | Drop It
  • Hand Signal Training
  • Noise sensitivity
  • Jumping
  • Fear and Anxiety

  • Door manners
  • Come when called / recall
  • Leash walking
  • Housebreaking
  • Crate Training
  • Impulse Control
  • Destructive behavior
  • Chasing cars/skateboards/joggers

Don’t do this alone, our certified professional dog training expert is here to help you with all your dog training needs.



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