Monument Dog Training offers professional reward-based dog training and behavior modification. We are among the most experienced and successful dog trainers in the United States and specialize in resolving difficult behavioral problems such as aggression (in all its forms), hyperactivity, or anxiety. We also offer programs for puppies and dogs needing basic obedience and commands.


Monument Dog Training remains committed to helping your dog and your family with any training needs and issues that arise in these challenging times. We offer comprehensive training packages, either in-person, in compliance with CDC protocols, as well as online and telephone consultations and support. Our staff stands ready to take your call and discuss your training needs.

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Behavioral Modification: No Dog is Hopeless

Every day, our trainers succeed where others have given up. We work with dogs of all ages, breeds, and temperaments to resolve some of the toughest behavioral problems. We understand how dogs think and how issues develop, and can work with you to create lasting changes in your dog’s behavior. If you’ve been told your dog is beyond help, don’t give up! We can help!


We can address the following:

  • Aggression (fear, dog, cat, leash, territorial, food, resource guarding, etc.)
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Basic Manners & Obedience
  • Crate Training
  • Housebreaking
  • Leash Walking
  • Jumping
  • Recall
  • Marking
  • Hyperactivity
  • Barking
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Commitment-Based and Customized Training

At Monument Dog Training, we always commit 100 percent to our clients. Our dog training programs are customized to fit your dog’s unique needs. We spend time getting to know you and your dog during an in-home consultation before creating your customized training plan. We also promise to work with your dog until they meet their training goals – no matter how long it takes!

Dog training is only successful if your dog learns to respond to YOU! During our training program, we work closely with you to ensure you learn proper training techniques and dog communication skills. You’ll develop a deeper relationship with your dog and truly experience life with “man’s best friend” to its fullest.

Get Started Now

Our dog trainer is veterinarian-recommended and known for their passion, dedication, and knowledge. Let us show you how great your dog can be! Give us a call at 202.318.1380 or e-mail us to get started. We look forward to working with you!


Office Hours:

Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm EST.

Training Hours:

Weekdays, Weeknights & Weekends by appointment only. 

We accept cash, check or credit cards. 

Our trainers are certified by Canine Trade Group – School for Professional Dog Trainers.