Good Dog DC Positive reinforcement dog training addressing housetraining, leash walking, socialization, obedience, and more. Private lessons: $65–$175 per session; group classes: $100–$250. 4401-A Connecticut Ave. NW. (202) 341-5302. gooddogdc.com.
Capital Dog Training Club Offering obedience classes for dogs of all levels, from puppy kindergarten to upper levels. Also offering classes for show dogs in agility, tracking, conformation, freestyle, flyball, and rally. $50–$120. 2758 Garfield Ave., Silver Spring. cdtc.org.
City Dogs Offering puppy kindergarten for puppies four months and younger ($100), and adult basic training for dogs one year and older ($200). 1832 18th St. NW. (202) 234-9247. city-dogs.com.
Little Rascals Group and private classes include obedience training for puppies and older dogs, and more intensive “boot camps” for behaviors like hyperactivity, separation anxiety, and excessive barking. Prices range from $75 for a single individual session to $1800 for a two-week advanced boot camp. Two locations: 5917 Georgia Ave. NW, (202) 669-0170; 601 S. Stonestreet Ave., Rockville, (240) 403-9663. littlerascalsdogpark.com.
Potomac Dog School Featuring a variety of obedience classes for dogs of all ages, from puppy to adult, and dogs with behavior problems. Classes start at $150 for five weeks. 7326- B Westmore Rd., Rockville. (301) 217-0010. potomacdogschool.com.