Puppy Training Maryland

Puppy Training in Maryland

We do NOT support the use of shock collars, prong collars nor choke chains!

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


What is the ideal age to start Puppy training?

Your puppy is never too young to start learning. The recommended age for training initiation is 10 weeks or even younger!

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However, training can also be effective at later stages, and our programs are designed to cater to all your training needs.

Working with your puppy during their imprinting stage is crucial. The longer you postpone training, the more opportunity your puppy has to develop undesirable behaviors, which can make training more challenging. That’s why our programs are available for puppies of all ages and stages of life.

We understand that every puppy is unique, and that’s why we provide individualized training for owners. We recognize that different puppies require different approaches, so we develop training techniques specifically tailored to your puppy. Our focus is on addressing behaviors, and we exclusively use positive reinforcement dog training techniques.

By employing proven training techniques, you will notice immediate results, and owners will witness a more responsive, calm, focused, and well-behaved puppy. The effectiveness of our training methods will become evident in the positive changes you observe in your beloved companion.


What is the first thing you should teach your puppy?

Housebreaking your puppy Housebreaking!

Housebreaking involves teaching your puppy not to go potty inside the home. At our training center, we guide clients on how to establish successful housebreaking habits. Whether your goal is for your puppy to go potty outside or to learn to use a pee pad, we provide the necessary guidance to achieve your desired outcome.

The key to teaching your puppy the appropriate potty area lies in establishing a routine and maintaining consistency. By ensuring that your puppy never has the opportunity to go pee or poop in your home, you can effectively teach them where the designated potty area is located.

Our puppy housebreaking programs are designed to educate owners on how to achieve this through a consistent routine. We provide you with the necessary tools and techniques to establish a successful housebreaking routine that will help your puppy understand where they should eliminate.

By following our guidance and maintaining a routine and consistency, you can help your puppy develop appropriate potty habits and prevent accidents in your home. Together, we will work towards achieving a well-trained and housebroken puppy.


Puppy Biting!

We all recognize that puppies have sharp teeth. Puppy biting is a crucial aspect of their communication and social development. How to stop puppy bitingHowever, it is important to teach your puppy not to use those sharp teeth on humans. Although puppy biting rarely causes significant harm, it can be unpleasant and quite painful due to their needle-like teeth.

Teaching your puppy how to use their mouth appropriately is of utmost importance. Ensuring your puppy learns bite inhibition and understands that using their mouth on humans is not appropriate for any interactions is essential. This is all part of critical puppy training.

It is not necessary to inflict pain on your puppy to convey that biting hurts. A simple loud “Yelp” can effectively communicate this. Let us provide you with effective puppy training techniques to help you and your family overcome this challenge. We are here to assist you in teaching your puppy proper bite inhibition and promoting positive interactions.


Puppy Socialization!

Puppy socialization cannot be emphasized enough. It is essential to teach your puppy to become well socialized in various Early Puppy socializationenvironments, including interactions with other puppies, dogs, people, kids, and even traffic. Training your puppy to navigate each of these situations is crucial for their overall confidence and emotional well-being.

The critical imprinting phase for your puppy extends up to 13 weeks of age. During this phase, it is of utmost importance to ensure that your puppy receives adequate socialization. It is recommended to socialize your puppy with as many young puppies of similar age, regardless of breed or size (as long as they all have puppy teeth). Additionally, exposing your puppy to various stimuli and elements in their living environment is essential. This helps them become familiar with potential encounters they may experience in the future.

At our training center, we offer a unique puppy socialization camp designed to assist you in this important process. We understand the significance of proper socialization, and our program aims to help you provide the best socialization opportunities for your puppy.

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Crate Training!

Crate training a puppy is another crucial aspect of puppy development. Before you begin crate training your puppy, it is important to understand the benefits.

Using a crate provides valuable containment to prevent destructive chewing or accidents in the home. Additionally, it offers a calm and relaxing space that your puppy can consider their own

Our Maryland puppy crate training programs will assist you in determining the appropriate crate size for your puppy.

We will also provide you with the necessary tools and techniques to ensure that your puppy sees the crate as a fun and positive place. Through the use of treats, toys, and praise, both you and your puppy will quickly recognize the value and enjoyment of the crate.


Our puppy training programs – what’s next?

Puppy training – teaching basic commands:

Puppy board and train Silver Spring MarylandThe most common commands puppies should learn are: – Sit / Stay / Lay down and Stay/ Leave it and Drop it!

Teaching your puppy basic commands the most effective way to build a relationship and learn how to effectively communicate with your puppy.

 Our puppy training programs are suitable for first time or experienced puppy owners and are perfect for everyone.  

With the right training assistance, you will receive tools and techniques to provide your puppy with excellent foundational training. Resulting in a calm, relaxed and well behaved puppy.  

Training your puppy ensures a solid foundation for the rest of your dogs life.

We use 100% positive reinforcement dog training techniques, and do not support the use of any harmful dog training techniques.

Your puppy’s physical and emotional wellbeing is our commitment.


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How our programs can help you!

  • If you are new or a seasoned puppy owner and need help training your new puppy.
  • For puppies having daily housebreaking accidents in your home.Dog trainer expert Silver Spring Maryland
  • Crate anxiety i.e.  barking or crying in the crate.
  • When there is evidence of your puppy experiencing separation anxiety.
  • Is the puppy biting becoming unbearable? We can help.
  • Destructive puppy? chews and destroys anything from shoes, rugs etc.
  • Puppy jumping on guests – we teach your puppy good greeting manners.
  • We will teach your puppy basic commands and manners.  
  • New puppy ownership – we help make puppy ownership easy.
  • Providing you with individual customized in home training programs.


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Puppy training – behaviors we cover:

  • Puppy Housebreaking / potty training
  • Introducing crate training
  • Jumping
  • Destructive chewing
  • Puppy biting 
  • Separation anxiety
  • Puppy name recognition

  • Puppy Manners 
  • Puppy Socialization
  • Shy and fearful puppies
  • Leash walking 
  • Critical puppy handling
  • Door manners 
  • Go to your bed!


Allow us to assist you in training your puppy to become the best version of themselves!


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