Puppy and Dog Training Maryland

Looking for a well behaved dog or puppy?

Dog and puppy training Silver Spring, Rockville, Potomac, Kensington, Bethesda Maryland


Who are we and what we offer:

We offer Dog Training | Puppy Training in certain locations within the Maryland area  Our certified professional dog trainer  (CCPDT-KA) and certified behavior consultant (CDBC)  has gone through a tremendous amount of theory, study, and hands on training.  The level of expertise far exceeds many local trainers in the industry.  As an expert working with a vast amount of dog behavior challenges this puts us in the top 5 dogs trainers with excellent reviews from happy clients.

The majority of our training is provided on a one on one basis in the privacy of your home at your location. Some of the programs requires initial training at our location.

We are committed to providing invaluable insight into understanding your dogs behavior, as well as effective training techniques designed to motivate your dog, using fun, and enrichment seeing immediate results.

A variety of training programs are available, from working with young puppies to adult or senior dogs  offering you continued training and support.



How we can help you!

If you are looking for Dog Training | Puppy Training in Maryland area we can help.

Do you want to learn how to effectively communicate with your dog or puppy?Puppy training Silver Spring Maryland

Need training techniques to help you deal with behavior problems?

Want a dog or puppy that is well mannered, obedient, listens to you?

You know about positive reinforcement,  but need help applying training techniques to train your dog or puppy?

Struggling with leash walking, crate training, running away, door manners, jumping, biting?

Have a difficult dog or puppy and need professional help with all of the above?

Our training programs are simple, effective and we never use pain to train your dog… guaranteed!

We are here to provide you with simple, fun  dog training solutions step by step. Contact us today!

We DO NOT support the use of shock collars (e-collars) choke or prong collars ever!

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Our programs are perfect for:

Anyone who is experiencing any range of dog or puppy behavior problems.

Behavior problems that are occurring in or around your living environment.

Pet Owners who need the convenience of training to suit your busy schedule.

Anyone who is looking for a well mannered dog and is in need of one on one specific training.

Dog owners who prefer not to attend group classes.

Dogs with individual behavior challenges that can only be addressed in private one on one sessions such as:

  • Shy or fearful dogs | Dogs with anxiety | Leash reactivity | resource guarding  | Behaviors occurring only at home



What is Positive Reinforcement Training?

There are a variety of training techniques used today to train dogs. Positive reinforcement dog training Silver Spring Maryland

We are committed to never use any pain, or intimidation methods to train. Our goal is to ensure we build a lasting and trusting relationship through the use of lure and reward, positive reinforcement based training.  

Through educating and showing our clients how effective these training methods are, we are proving our point by seeing well trained, happy, responsive dogs who are motivated to learn and please their owners.

We do not support the use of prong collars, choke collars or shock (e-collars) ever!


Want to know what our clients are saying about our dog training services?

Read our Google Reviews!

5 star reviews

Here are just some of the dog and puppy behavior problems we solve:
  • Dog aggression issues: people, food & resources
  • Leash Walking – without pulling or reactivity
  • Puppy behavior modification
  • Obedience training specifically designed for your puppy
  • Housebreaking | potty training  
  • Crate training for puppies and adult dog
  • Dog obedience training | impulse control
  • Dogs Jumping on people
  • Fear and Anxiety  | Separation Anxiety
  • Behavior modifications for shy and timid dogs
  • Puppy training camp
  • Kids and Dogs  – New baby – dog bite prevention
As one of the top dog trainers in Maryland - why you should choose us?
  • We work with all behavior problems
  • We work with all breeds and all ages
  • We focus on your dogs individual training needs
  • We prepare customized dog training programs
  • We offer a unique puppy socialization program
  • Come to YOU with private dog training program!
  • We offer science based in home Maryland dog training
  • We use only positive reinforcement training techniques
  • We do not support the use of shock, prong or choke collars
  • Associate dog behavior consultant (ADBC/IAABC)
  • Certified professional dog trainer (CPDT-KA/CCPDT)
  • We train WITHOUT pain!


Our service areas include: Silver Spring, Rockville, Bethesda, Kensington, Chevy Chase, Ashton, Olney,  Takoma Park and certain NW DC locations.  If you are uncertain whether you are located in our service area please contact us direct.

Ready to make a positive change?

Call today:  240.424.5984 

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Norbeck Animal Clinic

Norbeck Animal Clinic


Janet is a terrific professional dog trainer.
We value her dog training expertise, her knowledge is impressive.
Our clients report immediate success!
We refer her to all our clients.

Dr. Ivanov Norbeck - Silver Spring, MD
Norbeck Animal Clinic

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