Private Lessons

Does our class schedule not work for you?  Concerned your dog won't do well in a group class setting? Private lessons give you one on one attention and a customized training program just for what your dog needs.  We offer consultations and subsequent sessions to address all types of issues including, but not limited to:

  • General Good Manners training
  • Management for a new dog or puppy in your life 
  • Managing children and dogs together Private training lessons with FitHound
  • Leash Pulling
  • Fearfulness/Reactive behavior towards people (family, strangers, children, etc)
  • Fearfulness/Reactive behavior towards other dogs
  • Fear of new places and things
  • Resource Guarding (of toys, food, dog beds, etc)
  • Housebreaking and Crate Training
  • Jumping, Chewing, Nipping, Barking

*If your dog has bitten a person or another dog and done damage, we will refer you first to a veterinary behaviorist



Individual Sessions: $95/hr

Basic Manners Package: Initial 90 min. session & 4, 45 min sessions: $510**

Basic Manners Plus Package:  Initial 90 min session & 6, 45 min sessions: $ 700 **

Initial Consultations for problem behaviors, fearful, reactive and/or aggressive behavior: $190/ 90min : inlcudes a writtem follow up report and unlimited phone and email support after consult.

Video Consults: New puppy or newly adopted dog or maybe you just have a few questions about your dogs' behavior.  Or maybe you lveoutside of our service area.  We can still help!  Consults are done Through Skype so one must have a working computer/tablet, internet and a webcam. $40/30 min consult, $70/ 1 hr.

Both in-home sessions and on-site sessions and consultations are available.

**Please note that packages must be paid in full at the end of the initial visit and a travel fee of $10/visit may apply if outside of Frederick proper.

We are available for private sessions weekdays from 9am-2pm (and occasional Fri evenings as well as occasional weekends).




Coaching Dogs
and their People
with Effective, Fun
and Dog-Friendly Training!