Polite Pooches Positive Dog Training

                                                                                   Helping Your Dog Become a Well Mannered Part of Your Family 

Rates & Services

All Group Classes Held at 4 Paws Spa in Forest Hill,MD

AKC Star Puppy/Puppy Right Start  $150 per 6-wk. course (pre-payment required)

The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting new program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program is an incentive program for loving dog owners of puppies 8 weeks -  16 weeks old who want to get their puppy started off correctly. Each class includes time for obedience, off leash play, and problem solving/discussion about common puppy training challenges.This class is open enrollment, start as soon as you are ready.

 Basic Group Class:                  $175 per 7-wk. course

 (pre-payment required)

Basic Obedience teaches you how to have your dog: sit, lie down, come, stay, walk nicely on a leash, no-jumping, etc. This class is for puppies 4 months and older, and non-aggressive adult dogs with no prior training. We teach using positive methods only, no choke/prong/shock collars allowed. We utilize clicker training as well as lure/reward methods so our dogs are happy to work with us.

 Intermediate Group Class/CGC Prep   $150 per 6-wk. course (pre-payment required)

 Intermediate obedience  builds off the foundation of Basic Obedience. This course enables you to develop your training, improve what you have learned and introduce new skills which are both useful and enjoyable. It also covers those items included in the AKC Canine Good Citizen Test. This class is for dog/puppies that have completed Basic Obedience.

In-Home Puppy Right-Start:            $70 per 45-minute Visit


Getting a new puppy or is yours already here? We can come out to your house to get you off to a great start with your puppy. We can work on house training, feeding (what and when), exercise, managing behaviors and expectations. This is an especially good idea if you have kids in the family. Get everyone off to a good start!

*Please note that we do not offer refunds for group classes or private packages except in the case of owners or dogs illness

Private/ In-Home Training:

  •  General Obedience- $90 per hour /one visit

  •  General Obedience- 3 Sessions- $215 (a 20% discount per session)

  •  General Obedience- 6 Sessions- $430 (a 20% discount per session)