Thank you for checking-out DITR!

UPDATE: I am taking a break from training for a bit and so am not accepting any new clients until further notice. Thank you so much for your inquiry.

Q: Now what?! Where do I find a trainer I can trust?

A: Here are some resources & advice on finding the trainer that's right for you and your dog:

Association of Professional Dog Trainers (ADPT) Trainer Search

ADPT suggestions on "How To Choose A Dog Trainer"

Keep in mind that in Maryland (and the rest of the U.S.) ANYONE can hang out a shingle as a dog trainer. There is no particular training required, and no licensing or vetting process. Therefore regardless of the urgency of your situation, take time to carefully select and interview anyone you would have handle your dog.

Trust your gut.
If something doesn't feel right to you, don't let it happen. You are in charge of your and your dog's experience. Are instant results or miraculous change promised in a certain number of sessions? Beware trainers ready to make promises and predict the future with absolute certainty. Know what you want. Any trainer should be happy to explain their chosen methods and equipment in detail. Beware of using force or adding discomfort to cases of aggression &/or fearfulness as well as those who would have you never disagree with your dog's behavior in any way.

Questions? Feel free to give me a call or text and I'll be happy to discuss your case with you and give a 2nd opinion on any training plan.

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