Helping Pets Behave offers classes in both Gaithersburg, MD and Manchester, MD. Please note the location of the class you are registering for.

Training and Behavior Classes

Puppies WITHOUT Issues: Getting Started with a NEW Puppy

For normal to challenging puppies. Learn how a behaviorist raises a puppy starting the day it arrives. This course gets you and your puppy going in creating a beautiful relationship. We'll work on life skills and problem prevention with tips on socialization, obtaining peaceful cohabitation with an older dog, house training, puppy mouthing, household manners, and loads more! You'll also learn how to teach your puppy basic obedience such as coming when called, sit, down, and an introduction to loose leash walking – all while spending some quality bonding time in a fun and safe environment. Check out the testimonials to see reviews by previous class participants.

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$120 per puppy

  • Ages 8 weeks to 1 year
  • Limit of 4 puppies
  • 4 sessions

Available Sessions

  • Manchester, MD
    Sat, May 19th - June 16th (No class May 26th - Memorial Day Weekend), 11:30 to 12:30 PM

Backyard Agility

This is a fun class designed to introduce dogs of any age to agility equipment. Owners learn agility basics and how to play with their dog while the dogs get exercise and the mental stimulation they need. Boisterous and friendly dogs are welcome! Dogs that are shy but not barking at people or dogs are also suited for this class.

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$120 per dog

  • Ages 6 months and older
  • Limit of 4 dogs
  • 4 sessions

Available Sessions

  • Manchester, MD
    Sat, May 19th - June 16th (No class May 26th - Memorial Day Weekend), 12:45 to 1:45 PM

Hollywood Dogs: Trick Training

Come learn fun tricks and exercise shortcuts for the active young or older dog. Class can be taken again and again as there is no limit to the number of tricks that can be taught!

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$120 per dog

  • Ages 4 months and older
  • Limit of 5 dogs
  • 4 sessions

Available Sessions

  • Manchester, MD
    Sat, May 19th - June 16th (No class May 26th - Memorial Day Weekend), 2:00 to 3:00 PM

Tune-Up Sessions

Training a new behavior takes time and a lot of repetition. One of the biggest difficulties is getting the individual attention needed to be successful with your unique dog. That's why I offer 30 minute tune-up sessions. We'll follow-up on what you've learned in class or private session and work on next steps. Come as little or often as you want, just contact Mary to schedule before you do!

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$50 per session

  • Ages 6 months and older
  • Limit of 2
  • Once a month for as many times as needed. sessions

Available Sessions

  • Manchester, MD
    Saturdays