Registration is now open for January 2018 Classes!! Check out all of our new Puppy Training and Socialization, Adolescent and Adult Dog Manners Classes,
Agility, Nose Work,
Have a dog that is a
joy to live with?
Wholistic Hound Academy can help you get there!
Wholistic Hound Academy's Holiday Mini-Sessions
Don't have time for a 6-week session with the holiday season in full swing?
How about just 1 or 2 sessions instead?
Is your dog pulling you down the street or are you pulling them to come along? Need to brush up on your dog's leash manners? Join us on Tuesday, December 12 for a 2-hour session to learn new and effective techniques for teaching your dog to walk nicely on leash.
Heard about the sport of Nose Work?
Not sure what it's all about?
Would you like to have your pup give it a try?
Register now for this one session, 2-hour workshop to find out! Audit slots are FREE!
Also, Nose Work Working Container Workshop for those of you who are currently working at that level.
Want to get your dog in shape or just have them learn some new fitness and conditioning skills? Join us for a two class, 2-hour introduction to Canine Fitness.
Do you have an older dog that sleeps all day but could use a little more mental and physical stimulation?
We have the perfect 3-session workshop for you.
Want to keep working on those agility skills over the holiday? Register for Tricia Lude Agility Handling Skills 1-session workshop!
Do you want to learn some really effective techniques for teaching your dog to walk nicely on leash? We have that one too!
See our full schedule of holiday classes below!
COMING THIS JANUARY!!
An Amazing Weekend of Learning and
Canine Conditioning with
FitPaws Master Trainer and Certified Canine Fitness Trainer
Click on the Information and Registration Packet below:
New Puppy classes - Get Your Puppy Off on the Right Paw!
Good Dog Classes - Manners and Life Skills!
Just some of our upcoming classes being offered.
January classes to be posted soon!
NOSE WORK CLASSES
Join us in welcoming Janeen Hair, Agility Instructor and Competitor and Certified Nose Work and Professional Dog Trainer Instructors Peggy Bowers, CPDT-KA, ANWI, and Renee Amodeo, CPDT-KA, ANWI, to the
Wholistic Hound Team.
Tuesday, December 19, is the third Tuesday in December, and that means, it's Tracy Day!
Amazing and enthusiastic U.S. World Agility instructor Tracy Hirsch, will be at the Academy cooking up a fabulous advanced handing and skills workshop that you won't want to miss.
Drop-In slots open for Novice/Open and Masters/Excellent. Private agility lessons available too!
Tracy is back to share her knowledge and teach you skills to improve performance and teamwork on the course.
Washington Area's Premier Canine
Training and Learning Center for
People and Their Dogs
Welcome to Alexandria’s premiere, state-of-the-art canine
training and learning academy! Clean and bright, with professional, highly
trained, certified and experienced instructors who are passionate about
teaching people how to communicate effectively with their puppies and dogs, prevent
and solve behavior problems, and build a lifelong relationship and stronger
bond with their dog. We use the most up to date, science based positive
reinforcement methods and techniques that are extremely effective and get
Wholistic Hound Academy provides a wide variety of services,
so whether you need assistance with pet selection, pre-pet planning, puppy foundation
training, problem solving and socialization, basic manners and life skills,
advanced training, behavioral issues, we will help. We offer private in-home
and in-facility lessons and group classes, workshops, and seminars for all
skill levels, along with training in a number of dog sports, including agility,
nose work, rally, musical freestyle, and prep classes for competition.
Academy comes recommended by several area veterinarians, pet care service
companies, and we are always highly recommended on the neighborhood list serves.
Whether you’re just starting out with a new puppy, or ready for advanced work
in competition dog sports and higher level learning, you’ll find just what you need
to live a happy and better life with your canine companion. We take puppies 8
weeks and older into our classes.
Serving Alexandria, Virginia and surrounding areas in the Washington, D.C. region.
Wholistic Hound Academy
18 Roth Street, Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22314
To stop by and see our facility or to obtain more information, please call us at 703-962-6335 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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