Good Dog DC Dog Training

Give the gift of a well trained puppy!

Do you know someone who just got a new puppy?  Did you and your family just get a new puppy?  There is no better gift than Puppy Academy!  Rest assured that during the puppy's 4-week semester, he will receive house training, plenty of socialization, obedience training, crate training, unlimited access to our wonderful group classes, and unlimited email support for the puppy parents.  It is truly a priceless gift and the gift that keeps on giving, since Puppy Academy will help ensure many wonderful years of a joyful pet!

Just send us an email at if you'd like to purchase this as a gift for someone.  We'll put together a beautiful gift certificate for your loved ones.  We will even mail it for you free of charge!

What's new?

Mini-series are here!!!  Here are two upcoming in January:

Do you want to obedience train your dog, but don't have much time?  Then, our 4-Week Adult Dog Obedience 1 mini-series is a perfect fit for you!  Join us on Tuesdays at 8:30pm starting January 6th.  This mini-series will cover all of the basics including sit, down, and come.  And, the best part is, we'll do it all in just 4 weeks!

Does your dog struggle with impulse control?  Then our 3-Week Control Your Impulses! mini-series is a perfect fit for you!  Join us on Wednesdays at 7:15pm starting January 7th.  This mini-series will get your dog under control in no time!


Our company name is Good Dog DC because we truly believe that inside every dog is a Good Dog!  We want you and your dog to have the very best relationship possible.  A relationship centered on love, trust, and respect.  We will carefully guide you and your dog step-by-step through our exclusive training process that will leave you with a dog who loves you and listens to you.

We work with puppies, new rescues, aggression cases, fear cases, anxiety cases, and more!  We offer basic obedience training and advanced as well as behavior modification.  Training classes are held at our studio in Kensington, Maryland.  A few of the classes that we offer are Puppy Kindergarten, Adult (Basic Manners), Canine Good Citizen, Agility, Tricks, and Scent Classes.  Private sessions can be done at our studio in Kensington or at your home for clients in NW Washington, DC and some parts of Maryland, including Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Kensington, Silver Spring, Rockville, and Wheaton.  We also offer 4-week long semesters of Puppy Academy, which is the perfect solution for working puppy parents.

Come and see us at our dog training studio!  The studio is located 15-minutes north of Chevy Chase DC, straight up Connecticut Ave.  The address is 4126 Howard Ave (rear of the building, 2nd floor) in Kensington, MD

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