We can help.
Class just isn’t going to cut it.
There’s not enough time. The schedule doesn’t fit. You have bigger fish to fry than basic manners.
We can help.
We’ll customize a training program to fit your goals and the reality of your already burgeoning schedule.
How Private Training works
A training program designed just for you
We work one-on-one with you, your dog, and your family to address your individual needs.
Our initial 90 minute session includes:
Management strategies for immediate relief
Training activities to begin long-term behavior change
Custom recommendations for a plan to reach your training goals
Continuing training includes:
Step-by-step coaching through a program designed specifically around your goals and for your lifestyle
|Training Type||Session length||Price|
|Your home (Arlington, northern Alexandria)||Initial session - 90 minutes||$225|
|Continuing sesssions - 60 minutes||$150/hr|
|Our campus (Ballson or Shirlington)||Initial session - 90 minutes||$187.50|
|Continuing sesssions - 60 minutes||$125/hr|
|Virtual / remote training (Zoom)||Initial session - 90 minutes||$187.50|
|Continuing sessions - 30 or 60 minutes||$125/hr|
|Sport training (Nosework, Rally, Agility, Stunt Dog)||30 or 60 minutes||$100/hr|
|— Sport training can be done via Zoom|
We offer a 10% discount when you schedule 3 or more continuing sessions.
Discount does not apply to the initial 90 minute session.
Sport privates are not eligible for the additional 10% discount.
Ready for relief?
What private training can do for you
Relief from troubling behavior
From barking, jumping, chewing, and housetraining to anxiety, shyness, and aggression, we’ll help you achieve real change
Help with basic manners
Whether it’s a zippy recall you’re after, a dog who walks politely on leash, or one who sits and stays when you ask, we’ll help you get there
A convenient solution
Training on your schedule, at your home or our facility, makes private training a perfect fit for busy dog parents
With a dozen experienced, professional dog trainers on staff there isn’t a dog problem we haven’t encountered
Peace of mind
We use only scientifically-sound positive training methods so you can enjoy your training results guilt- and worry-free
Get relief from
Aggression toward family members, visitors, or strangers
Aggression toward other dogs on or off leash
Serious Behavior Issues
Fear, anxiety, or shyness around people, other dogs, sounds, or situations
Separation anxiety, or an inability to be left alone
Pesky Behavior Issues
Ongoing house soiling
Chewing and digging and other destruction
Over-excitement or excess energy
Not coming when called
Pulling on leash
Not responding to cues like sit, down, and stay
Meet our trainers
Our certified, experienced professional dog trainers pride themselves on going the extra mile to create training programs personalized to each client’s dogs, goals, and lifestyle constraints.
We aim for real relief so you can fully enjoy life with your dog.