In-Person Group Dog Training Classes
serving the greater annapolis area
Where Obedience Training Starts With Impeccable Manners
If you are looking to change the relationship with your dog and be proud (not embarrassed) by them, then our unique dog training system is for you. We offer group dog training classes in the greater Annapolis area throughout the week.
During each of our group dog training classes, we will help you create the relationship with your dog you have always dreamed of having, all while feeling like it was a walk in the park. We believe every family is unique which is why our custom approach is designed to fit your individual needs. Watch this video to find out more about our classes and know what to expect.
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Our Training Classes
Puppy Socialization (for puppies 8 weeks to 6 months of age)
There is a critical window from 8-16 weeks for socialization. This important time in a puppy’s life can help shape how they will be as adults in dealing with new people, places, meeting dogs, and handling new experiences. During this class, puppies are off leash learning to play appropriately with other puppies.
Group Training (for friendly dogs of any age)
Learn critical information about dog communication and how important it is for you to be the one in charge. We teach you simple yet highly effective exercises resulting in dramatic shifts in your dog’s behavior. It goes without saying that you will improve your skills and confidence resulting in a better relationship with your dog.
Intermediate Group (for dogs of any age)
What an exciting accomplishment. You have completed the basics and you’re ready to move on. Isn’t training fun? Now that you know HOW to train your dog we hope that you will consider our Intermediate Classes as the perfect bridge between the basics and our more advanced classes. The intermediate curriculum is less lecture and more hands-on. We will up the expectations and up the fun! We will assist you as you take your new-found skills to new levels.
Advanced Training (for dogs of any age)
Advanced Training is all about building on your dog’s current skills and increasing the challenge. Your dog will become more reliable and solid with the basic commands in the presence of realistic distractions, like other dogs and people in busy environments.
Reactive Dog Training (for dogs of any age)
Looking to help your anti-social, reactive, or aggressive dog behave better towards other dogs or people ? We have just what you need.
Helping your dog to overcome reactivity is all about providing clear communication and strong leadership. In this class, we will help you strengthen your relationship with your dog to ensure that your dog not only loves you, but also respects you and looks to you for guidance and support.
Tricks Training (for dogs of any age)
During class you will learn how to teach your dog specific tricks. More importantly, you will learn the foundation of how to train your dog tricks, how to break down complicated tricks into specific parts, and how to put individual pieces together to complete a trick. Once you understand how to train tricks, the possibilities are endless as to what you can teach your dog.
Pet Therapy Classes (for dogs who want to make a difference in the lives of others)
We believe dog training and education is an ongoing process and life-long commitment. We work hard to help our want-to-be therapy dogs build a solid foundation in obedience and strong, working relationships with their handlers. During our classes, we help you prepare for certification as a pet therapy team.
In-Person Class Times & Locations
We love the hybrid of virtual and in-person training.
"We have been working with Lylah, Sam, Lauren and several other trainers. They are so knowledgeable and really give personal attention to each of the dogs. I like how they go around and check in with each person and work on specific issues the client would like to work on with their dog. The puppy socialization is so much fun to watch and my puppy genuinely enjoys it. Lylah's dog is amazing to watch working with the puppies. There are always classes available and several options. Thank you so much to you and your staff. We are very happy we joined and look forward continuing with the classes.
We offer classes at these convenient locations
451 Broadneck Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21409
Shore Acres Clubhouse
974 Magothy Ave.
Arnold, MD 21012
3415 Birdsville Rd.
Davidsonville, MD 21035
Severna Park Veterinary Hospital
4 Evergreen Road
Severna Park, MD 21146
Step 1: Assessment
If you are clear group training is a good match for you, jump right in and purchase a membership. If you are not sure your dog would be a good fit and need some guidance, take our assessment first.
Step 2: Purchase
Our classes range in both age and levels and are set up as a monthly membership. Memberships include a registration fee of $100, then a flat monthly rate of $147 per month which gives you access to all of our classes. *See our full class policies below.
Step 3: Schedule Your Classes
Once you’ve purchased your membership, you can schedule your classes at your convenience. We hold classes Monday – Saturdays with locations in Severna Park and Davidsonville.
Our class membership applies to all classes at our Severna Park and Davidsonville locations. Our class memberships are for puppy socialization, group, intermediate, and advanced training classes as well as our Specialty classes including tricks, reactive dog class, and pet therapy class.
All classes must be signed up in advance.
Clients may sign up for classes two months in advance of the class date.
One of the reasons our clients love our classes is the community of small group classes where your dog trainer can give you personalized modifications and correct issues as needed. Since space is limited, class sign up must be done in advance so we can ensure there’s enough space and equipment for everyone.
CANCELLATION POLICY / NO SHOW FEE
It’s important that when you sign up for classes – you show up! You must cancel class 24 hours prior to start time, otherwise a $15 late cancellation/no show fee will be incurred. If it’s past the 24 hours notice, please let us know you can’t come as there are often other people who would like to come fill your spot. Email email@example.com.
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