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

Professional Handling for Everyday Obedience

Are you embarrassed by how your dog behaves in public? Train your dog like the professionals do! This class will give you the professional handling skills you need to teach your dog how to behave in everyday situations. We'll build on basic obedience, leash handling, handler focus, building trust, and so much more. For individuals that want a dog they can take anywhere.

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$120 per dog

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

Available Sessions

  • Manchester, MD
    Sat, Nov 16th - Dec 14th (no class the week of Thanksgiving), 10:15 to 11:15 AM

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, Nov 16th - Dec 14th (no class the week of Thanksgiving), 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, Nov 16th - Dec 14th (no class the week of Thanksgiving), 12:45 to 1:45 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