Professional Dog Training, Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) and Show Handling in Maryland

We offer a variety of Training Courses, Private Individual Instruction, Boarding School, In Home Training, All breeds. Training is available days-evenings & Saturdays too! All Types, All Ages. Taught by experienced professionals. Satisfaction guaranteed. Please scroll down to read through the options we offer and to view our Training Calendar for Classes.

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Feel Confident in Choosing Belquest

Vicky Creamer nee Manyette qualifications and awards:
• Top Obedience Dog In The Country 1979
• AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Evaluator

Trainer - Ethan Hall

Certified: Pro Trainer, Advance Pro Trainer
Police K9 Trainier (Patrol,Tracking and Odor Detection)
By the Canine Academy for Dog Trainers (Leander, TX)


What our clients are saying about Belquest:

" I will be coming next Tuesday. Did great at the West Friendship shows. JJ got two 4 point majors and took breed one day from the puppy classes. With his 5 point major last week he only needs 2 points to finish. Katie took two 4 point majors and Best of Winners 2 days. Katie never dropped her tail and looked happy in the ring. Thanks for all the hard work you have done with my puppies. When I started classes I could not get JJ to walk on the lead. Thanks, Pat"

Puppy Training Classes in Maryland

This is for puppies up to 4 months old. Some of the topics covered are socializing your puppy, puppy imprinting, basic obedience exercises such as sit, down, come and walk on a loose lead. Discussion forum on, How dogs learn and communicate, The "Alpha" dog, house-breaking, crate training, nipping, jumping, barking, chewing, etc.

Basic Dog Obedience Classes in Maryland

This is for dogs over 4 months and up to any age. The course will cover the commands sit, down, stay, come, heel and walking on a loose lead. Attention and conditioning to respond to first commands is focused on in this class to create a strong foundation. Discussion forums on common dog issues and behavioral problems.

Intermediate/Canine Good Citizen® (CGC)

This class is for dogs that have completed the Basic class. Concepts from the Basic class are expanded upon and practical applications of commands are taught. The American Kennel Club® (AKC) seeks to officially recognize those dogs that possess the attributes that enable them to serve effectively as personal companions and as a member in good standing with the community. Dogs need not be purchased or registered with the AKC to earn a Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) award. The AKC CGC test will be given at end of course and titles and certificates are awarded.

Advanced Obedience

This class is for dogs that have completed the Intermediate class. The training exercises introduced in the pervious class are expanded upon. Introduction of off leash obedience and performance with distractions are covered.

Show Breed/Handling

Designed to prepare both the handler and the dog for competing in the conformation ring.

Behavior Modification

We provide specific behavior modification training for those with problem dogs. We can help fix behavior problems such as aggression, digging, chewing and soiling in the house to name a few.

Private Dog Training Lessons in Maryland

Can follow the basic obedience class outline or can be tailored to the student's needs. Private lessons can be held at our location or in-home. This format is a must for aggressive dogs.

• All classes meet one hour per week for six weeks. For class you will need a training collar and 6' leash. We have all types of Leashes and Collars available and we can fit your dog and also and go over the pro's and con's of the different ones available. 

Dog Training Days-Evenings & Saturdays Too!