Dog Training

Dog Training Classes and Events

Just Fur Pets has partnered with a local certified dog trainer to provide group and private puppy and dog training services to dog parents in the Springfield and Burke area.

We are pleased to work with Sundogs Canine Consultation and Training to help you help your furkid navigate the human world.

Watch your email inbox, our Facebook page (Just Fur Pets VA) and this webpage for announcements for dog training classes,  special events for pet parents, movie nights and workshops.

Sundogs Canine Consulting and Training offers positive ‘Force Free’ training to people and their canine pals.  Sundogs works to teach owners how to use behavior science to effectively acquire and prevent behaviors. Printable training class descriptions and fees are available on the trainer's website.

Upcoming Training Classes

Early summer semi-private classes are available; space is limited:

Positive Puppies Kindergarten
Sundays at 11:00-11:50am; 6 weeks; starts June 25
Tuesdays at 6:30-7:20pm; 6 weeks; starts August 1

Register at: Kindergarten; $239

Basic Good Manners and Life Skills
Sundays at 12:10-1:00pm; 6 weeks; starts July 9

Register at: Good Manners; $239

Polite Greetings
Sundays at 1:30-2:20pm;  2 sessions;  June 25 and July 2

Register at: Polite Greetings; $75

Reliable Recall
Sundays at 1:30-2:20pm;  2 sessions; July 9 and 16
Mondays at 6:30-7:20pm;  2 sessions; July 31 and August 7

Register at: Reliable Recall; $75

Register for our other events here:

About the Trainer

Peggy Bowers, PMCT -2 , CPDT-KASundogs Consultation and Training logo
Sundogs Canine Consultation and Training

Peggy Bowers, a life long animal lover, is passionate about behavior science and force-free rewards-based training. Peggy understands that by using the fundamentals of learning and positive reinforcement we can achieve desired behaviors without resorting to pain, fear or force which have no place in the canine-human relationship.

Peggy is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT) and a Pat Miller Certified Trainer - Level 2 (PMCT-2). Peggy has studied extensively with the renowned trainer and behaviorist, Pat Miller, at Peaceable Paws, LLC, having completed 4 training academies including Advanced Behavior Studies and Canine Aggression as well as attending workshops and assisting in new trainer academies. Peggy also studied behavior at the renowned Chicken Camp Workshop taught by Applied Behavior Analyst Parvene Farhoody. Peggy’s education and certifications are an ongoing quest in the interest of a acquiring a better understanding and keeping up with the latest studies, research and techniques.

 

For more information on Dog Training or our upcoming Events, call us at (703) 455-3333 or send us an email.