Location: Mid Atlantic US
Virginia, Delaware, Maryland and Washington D.C.
Type of Animal Served: Dogs
Hours of Operation:
Check website for class offerings, and workshop schedules
Accepted Payments: Check, PayPal
Our goal is to keep dogs from being turned in to shelters by educating & supporting humans.
offers behavior and training advice; sponsors free seminars by local trainers and other dog-related professionals; wrote The Shelter & Rescue Dog Book and presents a monthly workshop just for adopters; refers dog parents to positive trainers, pet walkers and vacation care; holds positive dog training classes, including ongoing puppy classes; and runs a training program specifically for foster dogs to help them become more adoptable.
Your Dog's Friend
2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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The Montgomery County Humane Society awarded Your Dog’s Friend the Humane Award, 2013.
Your Dog’s Friend is a non-profit, 501-C3 organization established to deal with three issues:
We promote positive methods of training and behavior modification because they are effective, build trust and, unlike harsher, compulsion methods, cannot cause pain, aggression or fear in dogs. We also encourage early socialization and training for puppies to reduce the chance of behavior issues later.
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