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DogiZone® - Professional Dog Training in Rockville, MD
The DogiZone® Training Center located in Rockville, MD is owned by nationally recognized and certified dog trainer Andrew Fraser. Andrew has created a professional team of experienced and certified dog trainers. Each teach programs ranging from obedience to solving more challenging behavioral problems.
Our award-winning dog trainers are highly educated in canine behavior, reinforcement techniques and non-verbal canine body language and have won competitions and been considered one of the top training companies in the Washington DC Metro area. This depth of knowledge and expertise provides a wide range of training solutions for you to trust your dog with. Our dog training program includes our highly successful Overnight Camps which are custom programs designed specifically for each dog. If your goals are on-leash or off-leash obedience, we can help you achieve your goals.
Dog Training Camps - Our Most Popular & Effective Dog Training Options!
Our Overnight Training Camp is our most popular program and highly effective. Overnight Camps gives us more time to work your dog. Training days are filled with multiple daily training sessions, lots of important distractions, play and then rest periods in comfy accommodations.
Our Day Training delivers command reinforcement training while you're at work or out running errands.
Group Dog Training
Group dog training classes at Dogizone is a fun and sociable way to learn basic obedience with other dogs and their people. Many dog owners enjoy the social aspect of group training, and are encouraged by the support of their classmates. Group training offers an excellent, structured situation to socialize dogs in a controlled manner.
Private Dog Training
Our Private Dog Training Center - A one-of-a kind, 12,000 square foot indoor training space, as well as outdoor training and agility course. All of this is located in the heart of Rockville, MD.
Dog Training In Your Home - Don't have time to come to us? We can bring our specialized dog training program to your home.
Specialty Dog Training
Occasionally we offer specialized dog training seminars that are designed to focus on relevant and valuable subject matter. These can range from specialty obedience and behavior related topics to sport and competition level training. Our dog training seminars are taught by our staff as well as trainers from all over the world.
We can help!
Under the direction of certified professional dog trainer Andrew Fraser, DogiZone is uniquely qualified to stop unwanted behaviors and build vital communication skills between you and your dog! We’re conveniently located in Rockville, MD on Gude Dr and serve the Montgomery County Areas as well as Northwest Washington DC and Northern Virginia.
Find out more about our Dog Training Solutions.
Call us at (240) 793-5787 for a FREE Dog Training Evaluation!
Benefits of Dog Training at DogiZone®
Dog training not only teaches your dog that you’re in charge, but also helps reduce family stress, home damage, and eliminates destructive behavior or anxiety. We provide the tools to have a calm and happy harmony with your dog.
Dog Training Philosophy & Methods
At the DogiZone, we use dog-friendly and owner approved techniques, which is why we are veterinary recommended and your satisfaction is guaranteed. All training is individualized based on breed, age and temperament past and present behavior and most importantly--your goals. Our award-winning dog training system is designed to do three things:
- Teach dogs to listen to your verbal commands under distraction
- Teach you how to maintain a dog’s positive behaviors and training, and even improve over time
- Ensure the training actually “sticks” through ongoing support and coaching
We are accomplished trainers constantly furthering our education by attending conference, seminars, and various dog training courses.
Free Dog Training Evaluation - We offer a FREE evaluation where you and your pet can meet with one of our training specialists. Here, we can assess your dog and understand your specific needs. All of this will help us design a personally tailored program that’s right for you. Don’t miss this opportunity!
A lifelong canine lover, Andrew Fraser has trained with world-class trainers such Martin Deeley, Fred Hassen, Bart Bellon and many more at their training schools and seminars. Fraser is recognized as a Certified Professional Dog Trainer by the International Association of Canine Professionals, a Pet Tech First Aid and CPR instructor as well as a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. Fraser’s training school teaches dog owners to use a kind and safe method that’s considered among the best in the world. No bribery, yelling or jerking the dog around. It has been proven to work very effectively on problem dogs, especially. Due to this unique ability, Andrew has taught and helped many trainers venture out to start their own dog training business and to have more successful careers.
MEET OUR TRAINERS
George has been a professional dog trainer for over four decades. During that time, He has personally supervised the training of nearly 15 thousand dogs and their owners. George has more than a dozen certifications, and has directed the training of several nationally recognized competition dogs. He was inducted into the International Association of Canine Professionals member Hall of Fame in 2012. He’s been with Dogizone since its founding.
Karen has been a dog trainer for nearly 12 years and has completed the year long Animal Behaviour College program to become an ABC Certified Dog Trainer. She joined DogiZone as a trainer in the Fall of 2016. She got into dog training because of her first dog, a Border Collie named Sierra. She and Sierra developed an incredible bond and Karen had so many people ask her to train their dogs that she decided to get certified at a nationally recognized program. She currently has an Australian Shepard named Trace.
Jessica has been with DogiZone from the beginning and is currently the leader of the Training Department. She’s an accomplished trainer and has learned from some of the best in the industry. She’s attended numerous seminars and workshops with the likes of the world recognized Monks of New Skete and others. Jessica is a Professional Member and Certified Dog Trainer with the International Association of Canine Professionals and an evaluator with the American Kennel Club. When not training at DogiZone, Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband, son and their three dogs at their home in Damascus.
Milton has been a professional dog trainer for 2 years. Prior to becoming a dog trainer, Milton spent over 3 years learning about dog behavior and body language. Milton currently owns one dog, Gorgar, a Pomeranian Mix. His favorite breed is the Labrador Retriever. He became passionate about working with dogs and their guests after seeing how much of an impact we as humans have on the dog, and how dogs have an impact on us.
Dogs have always been a part of Candice's life. She grew up with a white German Shepherd constantly by her side. When looking for a dog of her own after college, she fell in love with Corgis and currently has two of them. While working a corporate job full time, Candice also used her artistic skills to create pottery for pet lovers. She recently left corporate life to join the training turf and continue her life with dogs. She has a Certificate in Professional Dog Training from Montgomery University and wants to help all dogs and owners forge a bond for a lifetime.
Shannon is a dog lover through and through and enjoys interacting with her furry friends at work and at home everyday. She started at DogiZone as a petcare technician in 2018 but quickly became a Certified Canine Fitness Trainer (CCFT) and worked her way up into the Training department. She loves to help dogs reach their fullest potential in fitness and now obedience! She has two dogs of her own: a 15 year old Min Pin and a 7 month old Boxer mix puppy.
This is Kayla! She is one of our new Camp Trainers here at DogiZone. She decided that training was for her while working at DogiZone as a Pet Care Technician and Playcademy Coach! Spending time with all the dogs, and working with the Playcademy pups, is what really made her fall in love with them and training! If she absolutely had to choose, her favorite dog breed would be a Siberian Husky, because she had one growing up!