“I recommend Your Dog’s Friend to everyone I meet who has a dog. They are so knowledgeable, and truly are positive dog trainers that really care about dogs and their owners.”
 – I.A., Arlington, VA

It’s All Just Fun and Games!

In-person Class

About this Class:

This class uses fun training games to strengthen good manners. Have fun with your dog while working on skills like polite leash walking, stay, coming when called, focus around distractions, and more! Teach tricks to improve communication and your bond with your dog.

Please note that this class does not involve play between dogs.

Prerequisite:​ Completion of our Basic Manners, Adolescent, or Puppy Kindergarten class or permission of instructor.


  • Sarah Stoycos (Laughing Dog Academy)


  • $165: Four sessions, 60-minutes each

Upcoming Classes

If a class is listed in the box below, please check Class Schedule for days off and the last date of class.

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Class fees help support the free programs and services provided by Your Dog’s Friend, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and supporting dog parents.



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Not ready to sign up? Waiting for a better day to fit your schedule? Join the It’s All Just Fun & Games notification list and we’ll email you as soon as we schedule new sessions of this class.