Zoey Thompson, Features Editor
(Rockville, MD) Maryland, Virginia and DC residents are some of the most engaged dog owners in the country, something that the folks at DogiZone understand firsthand. Their popular puppy and dog training programs are full of engaged pet parents who want to learn more about creating a safe, happy, healthy and obedient furry family member. The dog training resort holds dog training classes at least five times per week with convenient times available on weeknights and weekends to help dog owners learn better ways of communicating with their pets so that they can establish the correct models of behavior and overcome social and behavioral challenges their pet may have adopted. Andrew Fraser, owner of DogiZone and coach of the Alpha Academy, says the secret to an obedient, content, and house-broken dog is to start early.
“The key to raising the ideal canine companion is early puppy socialization and obedience training,” explains Fraser. “It’s much better to prevent problems rather than trying to fix them once they’ve spun out of control later down the road. Puppy owners have an advantage of starting off with a clean slate. A dog’s critical developmental period is already over by the time a puppy reaches sixteen weeks of age which is why it is so important to establish good patterns of behavior as pups.”
DogiZone is a training resort with a proven record of success. Thousands of dogs have been trained at their facility with countless satisfied dog owners all over Montgomery County. This January, Fraser will hold his first Alpha Academy for business owners who would like to add dog training to their list of pet services or expand their existing dog training business. Alpha Academy will be held at DogiZone. Andrew Fraser has also developed a program for people looking to become a professional dog trainer at Montgomery Colleges (workforce development & continuing education). Those interested in obtaining more information should contact DogiZone through their website or by phone.
“I’ve been working with dogs all my life. This is a passion for me,” says Fraser. “I’ve trained under some of the top names in the business–world-class trainers such Martin Deeley, Fred Hassen, and Bart Bellon, just to name a few. I’ve worked very hard to gain knowledge and develop the right sets of techniques and its paid off. We were voted Best Doggy Day Care in Montgomery County by Washington Family Magazine and have watched our business grow by at least twenty percent each year for the past twelve years.”
Fraser is recognized as a Certified Professional Dog Trainer by the International Association of Canine Professionals, a Pet Tech First Aid and CPR instructor as well as a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. His training school employs a training method that’s considered to be among the best in the world. According to Fraser, there is no bribery, yelling or jerking the dog around with this method. “Kind, safe, dog training” is what he espouses and maintains that it has been proven to work very effectively even with problem dogs. As a respected and sought-after dog trainer, he has taught and helped many trainers venture out to start their own dog training business and to have more successful careers.
For more information, visit: www.DogiZone.com
Company Name: DogiZone & Alpha Academy
Contact Person: Andrew Fraser
Phone: (240) 793-5787
Country: United States