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  • Best of '16

    For Pup's Sake, LLC

    (21 reviews)

    I focus on clear communication through clear training. Your dog can't be held accountable for his actions until we've taught him what we want him to do! We focus on relationship and communication through basic obedience commands, which produces long-term results and a happy family. I love that each new client is different. I get to expand my toolbox each session, and help people build strong relationships with their pets.

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  • Best of '16

    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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  • Best of '16

    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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  • Best of '16

    Pender Vet

    (6 reviews)

    We serve the Fairfax County area with comprehensive 8-week canine obedience classes. Classes are indoors and go all year long. We will soon also be offering an additional outdoor training facility in Chantilly ,Va. Working with dogs and dog owners! Helping others is very rewarding.

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  • Best of '16

    Loudoun K9

    (2 reviews)

    Loudoun K9 offers a wide variety of training and behavior modification programs customized to your specific situation and your K9's needs. Loudoun K9 provides in-hom training as well as a board and train option with follow up visits in your home. We love tackling the annoying, destructive or aggressive behaviors in your K9. We strive to create a healthy lasting bond between you and your beloved fury friend. Fixing K9 problems is what we do and find it extremely rewarding all involved!

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  • 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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  • 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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  • K-9 Life

    (4 reviews)

    K-9 Life utilizes a variety of different methods to assist in helping to strengthen the relationship between dog and owner. I understand that behavioral problems can arise at any time during a dog's development, and I am willing to teach pet owners the use of non-hostile methods to help achieve the relationship that they and their pet deserve. There are many different stages in a dog's development, I offer sessions to suit the level of training you need now or in the future. Sessions may also meet in public places, on occasion. Depending on what you are trying to accomplish. I call these sessions "field trips", because they are new environments, where you and your dog must work as a team, to accomplish certain goals that you may have. Hello, I'm Jessica Gahan. I have been rehabilitating dogs for over 16 years. I studied at the Animal Behavior College and went on to qualify as a mentor trainer for the college. I have also been awarded the V.I.P. award for the 2013-2014 year with the Worldwide Who's Who. The goal of K-9 Life is to reduce the shelters' burden of dogs being relinquished because of behavior issues or lack of training. I am here to help you get the relationship/bond that you and your family, "extended members", too, get onto the same page and have a happy healthy life together. Happy training!

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  • The Practical Pup LLC

    (4 reviews)

    I provide one-on-one in-home dog obedience training for you and your pup or adult dog in the Reston/Herndon/Great Falls/Ashburn area. I have been competing in dog obedience for over 20 years and I also compete in field (hunting) and agility. Puppies are cute, but they can be trying. Let me help you and your dog get started off on the right paw with basic obedience, learning proper manners, and address some behavioral issues. Crate training, housebreaking, counter surfing, jumping, puppy biting and other behavioral problems will be addressed. Teach your dog good habits from an early age so he can become a welcome member of your family. I specialize in training puppies and have taught dog obedience for Dulles Gateway Dog Training Club as well as Fairfax County Parks and Recreation. I currently do not work with aggressive dogs. Train with a buddy. Lessons can be customized upon request to achieve your personal goals. Check out our website for additional information.

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  • Right on Cue Training and Behavior

    (3 reviews)

    We offer basic through advanced positive reinforcement training, as well as behavior modification for specific behavioral concerns. At Right on Cue Training and Behavior, we are not limited to working with dogs, but we are equipped to work with any type of pet that is in need of training and/or behavior modification for behavioral concerns.

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  • Doggie Daycare, Boarding, Grooming & Training

    Reserved Barking

    (2 reviews)

    If your dog needs some attention but you don't have enough time then hire Reversed Barking. They specialize in grooming and dog training while you are away.

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  • Puppy Training

    Virginia Pet Care LLC

    (1 reviews)

    Virginia Pet Care LLC is a team of trained veterinary assistants and technicians. They offer pet sitting, dog walking, puppy training, and more.

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  • Dog Trainer

    All American Dog School

    All American Dog School is a dog training obedience center that helps curb your dog's unruly behavior. Their dog trainers are available for behavioral modification dog boot camps and more.

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  • Dog Training & Care

    Dawn's Dog Training Services

    Dawn Adams does many types of dog services. She offers daycare, pet sitting, and all types of training. She also offers dog daycare. She also comes to your home for training.

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  • Pet Care Services

    NoVa K-9

    If you're in need of professionals who train dogs for adoption, check out NoVa K-9. This dog training center also offers cage-free boarding, pet sitting, dog walking, behavior modification, and more.

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  • Real Estate Services

    Solutions Realty Group

    If you're in need of help in training dogs like dobermans, check out Anna Vidal. She specializes in providing easy dog training and rehabilitating services for dobermans, among others.

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  • Dog Training

    Rebecca McArthur, CDTI, PETCO Tysons, Burke

    Rebecca McArthur is a professional dog trainer offers standard six-week training classes for puppies, basic, intermediate and advanced. She also offers aggressive dog behavior training.

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  • Dog Training School

    Greenbriar Pet Resort

    Greenbriar Pet Resort provides dog classes, which include behavior modification and obedience instruction as well as puppy training. They also offer extended boarding, full grooming services and more.

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  • Dog School

    Potomac Dog School

    If you want a professional dog training facility is open 7 days a week, choose Potomac Dog School. They also offer cage-less dog boarding, grooming and more.

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  • Positive Dog Obedience Training

    dOgBEDIENCE

    Michael Peer is a former police K-9 handler who provides private dog training services using a fun and positive approach. He handles dogs of all breeds and sizes. Check out his competitive rates.

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  • In-Home Personal Dog Trainers

    Baltimore Dog Days

    Check out Baltimore Dog Days if you're searching for effective dog obedience classes in a comfortable environment for your four-legged babies. They provide private dog training in your home.

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  • Full-Service Dog Boarding Kennel

    Shadow's Retreat

    Give your dog all the tender loving care he can handle with Shadow's Retreat. They provide quality pet care services such as dog boarding, pet grooming, dog training, pet daycare, and many more.

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  • Dog and Puppy Training Classes

    Sit Means Sit

    Sit Means Sit offers professional dog training as seen on Animal Planet, Outdoor Channel, ESPN and Letterman. They provide aggressive dog training, puppy management, behavior modification and more.

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  • Dog Training Company

    Bark Busters Home Dog Training

    These pet trainers handle in-home dog training jobs for any breed, age, or issue. They also use natural dog-friendly methods to help you communicate better with your four-legged buddy.

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  • Dog Training & Boarding

    Pork Chop's Way

    Elly Rivera is among the certified, bonded and insured dog trainers who offer customized dog obedience training programs that involve the use of a clicker. She also provides cage-free dog boarding.

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“Need a Dog Trainer”

Richmond, VA

Dog training type
Obedience
Dog age(s)
1-2 years
Dog size
Medium
Details
i have 2 boxers, one female (age 2) and one male (age 3). would like basic obedience and leash walking for both. "come" seems to be a problem when they are distracted by other things (dogs, people, smells) and pulling on the leash is a problem. walking both together is quite challenging. the female will probably get into agility competition as soon as i can get her trained well enough and the male is much more suited for therapy work. both will need cgc certification.
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“Need a Dog Trainer for Pit Bulls”

Richmond, VA

Dog training type
Obedience
Dog age(s)
1-2 years
Dog size
Large
Details
I have to female pit Bulls. Iron Bridge Rd
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“Need Dog Obedience Training for a 4-Month-Old Boerbel”

Richmond, VA

Dog training type
Obedience
Dog age(s)
Puppy
Dog size
Large
Details
4 month old boerboel female
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