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  • Best of '16

    Academy Dog Training by Haywood

    (16 reviews)

    Academy Dog Training by Haywood stresses continuing education for its trainers. Understanding new methods and techniques combined with old school progression brings a balanced approach to training. Teaching frst through motivation builds a better and sound foundation in training all dogs. What I like most about dog training is seeing the success of the dogs and the smiles of their owners, in amazement of the training results.

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    M's Pet Care Services

    (1 reviews)

    I can be flexible, adjusting my availability and care to each customer. I pride myself in providing custom care that is reliable. What I enjoy most about my work is the opportunity to spend time with pets and help take the weight off of their owner's shoulders during busy and often stressful times. When I provide services I make sure that they know that their pet is taken care of.

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  • Autumn The Dog Trainer

    (36 reviews)

    I encourage the dog to volunteer "good behaviors" and teach your dog manners. While helping you understand why your dog does the unwanted behaviors. I am a positive reinforcement dog trainer. I only use compulsion if absolutely necessary. Which means my process takes longer but also last the dogs entire life. I love dogs and watching the lines of communication open up between dog and owner.

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  • Off Leash K9 Training

    (15 reviews)

    We offer several packages that will fill your dog training needs. We train any breed, any size and any age in Columbia. What separates us from other dog trainers in the area is we do not only teach your dog commands, but we also give you an off-leash dog that responds with military/law enforcement K9 speed and precision. We have experience working with dogs from numerous military and law enforcement agencies, and we train your dog the same way that we train theirs. Also, our lessons are all private and one-on-one, which means you and your dog get our undivided attention. Do not worry, you get trained also.

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  • Off-Leash K9 Training

    (14 reviews)

    We won the 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 "Best of Northern Virginia," Dog Trainer by Northern Virginia Magazine! We hold 2 official world records in obedience! We are recognized by the World Record Academy for setting world records in “The Longest Down From A Distance with Voice Command” of 360 yards and “Most Off Leash Commands with Less than 5 Days of Training” - 14 commands. Just last year, we were featured on Cesar Milan’s Documentary "Love My Pit Bull:" Nick has people come from all throughout the US for his private training! As you will see, our client list includes: actor Ryan Reynolds, WWEs John Cena, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, NBA Star John Wall, UFC World Champion Jon “Bones” Jones, World Champion Boxer Roy Jones Jr, UFC Star Lyoto Machida, Actress Carolyn Stotesbery, Model Marissa Fraering, film star Ron Jeremy, 3x UFC Champion Rich “Ace” Franklin, UFCs Rashad Evans, WWE Champion Mike “The Miz” Mizanin, WWE Champion and Actress Eve Torres, World Renowned Gracie Jiu Jitsu trainer, Rener Gracie, NHL Star Sheldon Souray, Model Barbie Blank, MLB Star/National’s Pitcher Max Scherzer, WWF World Champion Iron Sheik, Kane Hodder (“Jason” from the Friday the 13th movies), the staff from the hit show “Operation Repo,” and Elliot’s dog from Elliot in the Morning on DC 101! As you will see on our website, we are getting a lot of publicity and it's continually growing! We've had American Legion, US Military Veterans, NoVa Dog Magazine, Military Times Magazine, Smart CEO Magazine, and The Virginia and Maryland Dog Magazine do stories on us (just to name a few). Additionally, we are the official trainers for ABC's "The Pet Show." The popular online dog magazine, "The Dogington Post" named us one of the top trainers in the world! Recently, we were added to Wikipedia's "List of 17 Most Notable Dog Trainers in the World." We would HIGHLY encourage you to check out our YouTube link below, there are over 1700+ videos of dogs we have trained on YouTube so you can see the amazing results we get verse us just tell you about it! :-) We also have over 300+ 5-star reviews on Google! What separates us from other dog trainers in the area is we do not only teach your dog commands, we give you an off leash dog that responds with military/law enforcement K9 speed and precision. We have experience working with dogs from numerous military and law enforcement agencies, and we train your dog the same way that we train theirs. Also, our lessons are all private, which means you and your dog gets our undivided attention. As I always say, "I have NEVER seen a dog that impressed me in obedience that came from a group class." We LOVE working with dogs and making them amazing!

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  • Terrific Dogs, LLC

    (14 reviews)

    My work stands out not only because I'm extremely passionate about what I do. I personally develop ciricullum for each client individually. I stay on top of current learning theories and scientific data to back my teachings! I'm even on listserv's that provide avid discussions among trainers in my field. I'll go that extra mile to make sure you are 100% satisfied. In fact I guarantee my work - if you don't see any improvement or progress in your dog whatsoever...I'll refund your money 100%! I love a challenge... If your training or behavioral case is a challenge, or your schedule is something your worried about my background in customer experience and loyalty cannot be matched. The best feeling in the world is that "aha" moment everybody always has... For me with my four week curriculums I feel it usually comes at about the two week mark! A close second would be seeing owner and dog live harmoniously under one roof, that previously struggled greatly. Behavior cases are my natural high, but either way if you want your dog trained right the first time around... Choose Terrific Dogs LLC!

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  • Lead With Fun - Specialized Dog Training

    (14 reviews)

    We listen to you and design training plans to fit your unique situation. We use training that works, has been studied by animal behaviorists, and make sure our methods are based in reality. We also train, live with, and work our own extremely energetic search and rescue dogs. Jennifer has been training animals since 1998. Watching that light behind a dog owner's eye illuminate when they have a breakthrough of course followed by a very happy dog.

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  • Sterling Silver Canine Coaching, LLC

    (14 reviews)

    I offer unique group classes designed to fit even the most hectic schedule. My Busy People Dog Training class is a hybrid course that includes online instruction, videos, and short in-person topic classes that may be taken in any order. See my website for details. I also offer in-home private instruction. I have had the rare opportunity to apprentice under a number of different trainers who all used somewhat different training methods. This has given me exceptional insight into 1) what does and does not work for training dogs and teaching people and 2) what methods work best based on the individual dog and handler. I have knowledge of an extensive array of training methods, tools, and concepts. Although I have my preferences and areas of special expertise, when something is really not working I always have something else that we can try. It is my passion. There is no better feeling then to see dog and owner make progress and develop a deeper more meaningful relationship, and to know I had some small part in that.

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  • Sharon Sintra

    (11 reviews)

    Every dog is different and requires different methods of training and care. We strive to provide each client with individual program according to their needs.Our life is surrounding by gorgeous animals day and night and we been truly blessed to do what we love the most. We love to see well trained dogs and happy satisfied customers!

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  • Christine Michaud - Family Dog Training, LLC

    (7 reviews)

    All training is done by me and I am a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and a Pat Miller Certified Trainer. Many larger companies have one certified trainer (if any), but it may not be the person that you will be assigned to work with. My training is based on the scientific principals of How Dogs Learn - therefore it's very effective. It's all rewards-based and force-free, so you will have fun doing it, get great results, and your dog will love training! I offer personalized, one-on-one coaching to teach humans how to communicate effectively with their dog so their dog will respond to them. I also have group classes in Springfield at two locations. I offer Positive Puppy classes for puppies 8 - 20 weeks and Basic Manners and Training for dogs 6 months and up. I love helping people and their canine companions live together more compatibly through positive methods of training and fun games. It's a joy to see people's lives transform when they learn how to get their unruly dog to become a polite, well-mannered dog.

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    K-9 Life

    (4 reviews)

    She really knows how to train a dog. She is very polite and calm with them. I've seen a few of her trained dogs and they are extremely well trained.

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    Keep It Cute Dog Training LLC

    (4 reviews)

    I specialize in helping busy families raise their puppies right. I train your pup in and around your home while you're at work or running errands. I offer 3 - 4 week training packages that provide you with the support you need to face the challenges of puppyhood. I am a Certified Pet Dog Trainer, Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner and Operation Socialization Certified Trainer with 14 years of experience.

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  1. #1 Estella's Pet Sitting

    (1 reviews)

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    She was great!

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