Teaching Your dog
Private IN-Home Training
Private lessons can be catered to you and your dogs needs. We can work on basic foundations skills or more specific behavioral issues.
$150 One hour-long lesson
$375 Three hour-long lessons (paid at the time of the first lesson)
$615 Five hour-long lessons (paid at the time of the first lesson)
Private Virtual Training
The perfect option for those who are far away or want to consult over the computer.
$125 One hour-long lesson
$300 Three hour-long lessons (paid at the time of the first lesson)
$500 Five hour-long lessons (paid at the time of the first lesson)
Not sure what type of training/package you need? Schedule a Mini Consult. During this fifteen minute call or Zoom session we will briefly talk about your goals and figure out what is best for you and your dog. (The $25 fee will be deducted from your first follow up session.)
$25 Fifteen minute phone or Zoom call
Teaching Your dog
A beginner class for puppies. Your puppy will learn learn basic skills and practice training exercises while working around other pups. Each class will also have designated time for puppy play! For puppies 8 to 18 weeks. All group classes are taught at Your Dog’s Friend in Rockville. Next class will start Sunday, February 4th.
Rally (Novice & Intermediate)
Rally is an interactive way of both training and playing with your pup at the same time! You’ll follow signs and practice important behaviors in a fun way with increasing distractions. We’ll be using AKC Rally signs, treats, and praise. To take this class your dog should know sit, down, touch, and loose leash walking (it doesn’t have to be perfect!). Three upcoming classes:
- Your Dog’s Friend – (Rockville): February 18th @8:00 AM
- Your Dog’s Friend – (Rockville): February 9th @10:45 AM
- Canine Prep School (Damascus): TBA
Does your dog lunge, bark, growl, or overreact to dogs, people, or other things in the environment? In this class you will learn the skills to handle your dog in stressful situations as well as teach your dog the what to do when they are stressed. Next class TBD
Here’s a class where your puppy can play with other compatible puppies while an instructor supervises. Watching the puppies, you will learn about play styles, appropriate play, and dog body language. Class is one 45 minute session. Meets every Friday at 12:00 PM.
Working as a team, you will help your dog learn basic skills and practice training exercises while working around other dogs. For dogs 6-months old and older. All group classes are taught at Your Dog’s Friend in Rockville. No classes right now
Out & About/Around the Town
I teach this class at two different areas: Your Dog’s Friend and Canine Prep School. This class will take what you learned in previous training classes out into the real world. The first class will be a brief review of the skills you’ll need outside. In each subsequent class, you will walk your dog in outdoor settings with increasing distractions. You and your dog must have already worked on loose-leash walking. Two upcoming classes (4 weeks):
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