POSITIVE DOG TRAINERS AND BEHAVIORISTS IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA
All About Dogs
Woodbridge, Springfield & Falls Church
Family-dog training classes plus Rowdy Rover, shy dog, exercise, and puppy socialization classes. Dogs advance through classes by levels. Private training and behavioral counseling available in surrounding areas.
Fur-Get Me Not
Levels system used for puppy and obedience training, so dogs can progress at their own rate and class attendance is flexible. Specialty classes: dog-reactive, people-reactive, confidence building, and impulse control. One-session training workshops; Nosework (beginning – advanced); free puppy socials. Private training sessions and day training while the dog is in day care.
Lisa Colon, CPDT-KA
Puppy, basic, intermediate, and “sniff” classes at Animal Welfare League of Arlington. Private in-home training, behavior modification, and “day training” while you’re at work, in VA, DC and southern Montgomery County.
Spring Training and Behavior
Kelly Spring, CPDT-KA
Private training and behavior modification, including for serious behavior problems, in Washington, DC, suburban MD, and Northern VA. Pre-adoption consultations, as well as puppy basics and adult good manners.
Arlington, Ballston & Shirlington
Puppy, obedience, Nose Work, Rally, and Agility classes. Private lessons, aggression consultations, board & train, day care & day school.
Vivian Leven Shoemaker, CPDT-KA
Focuses exclusively on resolving behavior problems. Works throughout the DC metro area.
Sandy Modell, CPDT-KA
Group classes for the city of Alexandria, including Puppy K, Family Dog I & II, Dog Sports FUN! & 4 week focus classes. In-home private lessons in northern VA.
Veronica Sanchez, CPDT-KA, CDBC Vienna, VA www.cooperativepaws.com firstname.lastname@example.org 703-489-6452 Manners, obedience, Canine Good Citizen prep classes. Private lessons at Vienna location and in clients’ homes in Northern Virginia, Washington DC, and parts of MD. Behavior consultations for aggression, fear, and other issues.
Lead With Fun
Jennifer Pennington, CPDT-KA
Group classes, puppy day camp, agility, private in-home dog training and behavior consultations.
C & C Pals
Carole Peeler, CPDT-KA, CDBC
Tyson’s Corner, Springfield & Falls Church
Basic & advanced obedience classes at Dogtopia Tyson’s Corner, Just-Fur Pets Springfield, and Falls Church Community Center. Field trips for practice in real-life settings. Private in-home behavioral consultation & training in the DC area.
Yody Blass, MA
Pamela Uncles, M.Ed, CDBC
Companion Animal Behavior
In-home consultations for pet behavior problems in northern VA and surrounding metro DC area. Help with issues like aggression, anxiety, fears and phobias, housetraining, and introducing new pets and children to existing pets.
Marnie Montgomery, PMCT, CPDT-KA
Certified Tellington TTouch® Practitioner
Private training, behavior consultations, Tellington TTouch® in Fairfax and Loudoun, VA and Montgomery County, MD. Puppy Kindergarten, Basic Manners, reactive dog class, and other special interest group classes offered at Seneca Hill Animal Hospital in Great Falls, VA, Catoctin Pet Eats and Treats in Leesburg, VA, and seasonally at other locations in Loudoun County and surrounding areas.
Ts Dog Training
In-home training in Loudoun County and surrounding areas. Behavior problems, Puppy Home School, Basic Manners and Obedience, preparation for CGC (Canine Good Citizen) test. Introduction to Rally at Periland in Knoxville, MD (west of Frederick).
Head of the Class
Lisa Marino, PMCT, CPDT-KA, KPA-CTP
Private “home school” lessons and behavior modification packages in Winchester, Stephenson, Stephens City and surrounding areas. Group classes at two locations in Winchester: Posh Pets Boutique and Winchester Aquarium and Pet Center. Basic, puppy classes, CGC and Pet Partners training and testing, Tricks, Treibball, Rally.
Walking With A Friend
Roni Campbell, KPA-CTP, CPDT-KA
Serving Gainesville, Haymarket, Manassas, Centreville, Chantilly and surrounding Northern VA areas. Help with puppy selection. Classes for puppy socialization, CGC test prep, tricks, fun & games. Private in-home and assistance dog training, including hearing alert. Day camp for puppy and adult dogs. Board and train and home-style boarding.
Happy Hound Dog Training
Jill Freifeld, ABCDT
Private training from western Montgomery County to Winchester, VA. Teaches classes in Fairfax, VA and Fairplay, MD.