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: $540**

Basic Manners Plus Package:  Initial 90 min session & 6, 45 min sessions: $ 710 ***

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

Phone or Video Consults: 30 min: $40   60min: $80 - all phone/video oncsults and training will come with a written follow up.

Both in-home sessions and on-site sessions and consultations (in Walkersville, MD) 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 our service area.

****In-home lessons are available if you are in our service area.  On site consults in Walkersville are available on a limited basis.

Our service areas: Frederick proper, Walkersville, Woodsboro, Keymar, Libertytown, Lake Liganore area. New Market, Jefferson, Yellow Springs, Lewistown, some areas of Thurmont. 




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

Certifications & Affiliations

CPDT-KA Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Knowledge Assessed            CNWI Certified Nose Work NACSW Instructor            Member of the APDT Association of Professional Dog Trainers            Proud Member of the Pet Professional Guild PPG