Our training center in Rockville is currently closed for all in-person classes due to flooding. Online classes, Out & About, and webinars are not affected.

Trainer Tips

Training tip: Polite Greetings with Jackie Moyano, PMCT, CPDT-KA; Behavior United
Do you want your dog to stop jumping on guests? Here’s a quick and easy way to do it.

Training tip: Capturing Behavior with Juliana DeWillems, KPA-CTP, CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA; JW Dog Training
Whether you have a puppy or an adult dog, here’s how to teach behaviors you want by rewarding them when you see them.

Training tip: Attention Games with Marnie Montgomery, PMCT4, CPDT-KA; Joyful Dog
Your dog can’t listen if he’s not paying attention. Learn fun games to help your dog focus on you.

Training tip: Leash Walking with Sarah Stoycos, KPA-CTP; Laughing Dog Academy
Tired of being pulled on walks? Learn how to enjoy more pleasant walks, even around distractions.

Training tip: “Leave It” and “Drop It” with Lisa Arant, Small and Tall Dog Training
“Leave It” tells your dog to stay away from the pill you dropped or the dead squirrel on a walk. “Drop it” means spit it out … now. Both are vital cues for your dog to know.

Training tip: Coming When Called with Susan Sanderson, PMCT3, KPA-CTP; Joyful Dog
Coming When Called is more than a convenience. It’s a skill that could save your dog’s life.

Training tip: Targeting (“Touch”) with Michelle Mange, Right Start Maryland (now deceased)
Teach your dog one of the most useful “cues” in training – “touch” – and learn the many ways to use it.