Maryland Dog Training that works for every dog, even yours!
Dog Training Done Right
The FIRST Time
Because Results Matter!
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Our dog obedience boot camps are designed for owners who want well trained dogs, but don’t have the time to do it themselves, or don’t know where to start! The perfect solution for the busy owner!

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Puppies are cute, but they’re time-consuming! Help your pup by letting him learn good manners while he is young! Our nationally recognized Right Start Puppy Training is the answer to your puppy questions!

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Prefer to work in the comfort and privacy of your own home? Do you have the discipline to work at your own pace, but still want guidance to keep you on task? Sign your pup up for our LK9 University On-Line Coaching.

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We train you to train your dog! With our private, one-on-one dog training programs, every aspect of your dog’s training is carefully & specifically planned by our training director, Linda Kaim. 

We are here to help you!

Do you love your dog, but don’t “like” him very much right now because of his annoying behavior?

Have you tried other training that just didn’t work?

Is taking your dog to the vet/groomer/or in public a burden because of his barking, lunging or jumping?

You wanted a pet you can enjoy as a member of the family, not a nuisance you have to lock away when family or friends come to visit.

Your dog is more than capable of learning how to be polite on leash or off, around company, and even around distractions!

To learn more, check out our Training Programs here

Lifetime Support, GUARANTEED!

Lionheart K9 is synonymous with results-oriented dog training throughout the Mid Atlantic.

We don’t just train your dog, we train you as well, to make your lives together easier and more enjoyable!

We support our training for as long as you need us!

All of our Boarding and Training programs come with unlimited support and most include free refresher training for as long as you need it.

We understand and appreciate the investment you are making and the trust you have extended us with the education and care we provide your furry family member. We strive to provide you with easy-to-follow, proven programming to get your pup from Mayhem to Mannerly is less time than you think!

Read about our Program Guarantees and other FAQs here

Our History Only Tells Part of the Story…

Four Decades as a Professional Trainer

Serving the Mid Atlantic since 1989

Our Satisfied Training Clients Tell The Rest of the Story…

I would like to write a review and recommendation — are there specific sites where I can post?  Or just post on your website? Let me know.  Also if a potential client asks for references, please feel free to give them my contact info.  I’d be happy to share our experience.

Hope you and Peter are doing well.  Thanks again for everything! Stephanie

Dogs Name, Romeo

So often, people touch our lives, and they never know what effect they have. Our work with you started us on a road to consistent communication, to honest effort and evaluation, to raising expectations and leaving excuses behind, and to the satisfaction that comes from authentic progress.Thank you for the time you spent with us. It made a difference. I hope you are enjoying life with your family and your young pup. Nancy

Dogs Name, Crash

One of the most important gifts that Linda has given me is the knowledge that Bear’s behavior is dependent on how well (or not so well) I interact with him. Just as children need consistency, so do dogs.

The better I am the better Bear is. Thanks Linda! Doty

Dogs Name, Bear

I was so shocked the first time Maggie walked “off lead” next to me, that is every dog owners dream! I truly know that Linda cares for all the dogs that she trains because she seemed to take a special interest in every one. I would recommend Linda and Lionheart K9 to everyone who asks. I truly am amazed by Linda’s gift with dogs! Gina

Dogs Name, Maggie

Maryland Dog Spot
Our 9 thousand square foot facility is located in Finksburg, MD and is convenient to the central Maryland area.  We call it “The Maryland Dog Spot”.  It’s a spacious indoor training environment which allows us to work year-round, and offer several unique recreational activities that are constantly evolving. All of our high quality dog training is done at this facility.  You certainly can’t miss the sign!   More Info
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LionheartK9/Maryland Dog Spot
1907 Bethel Road
Finksburg, Maryland 21048

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Take a minute and listen to our history.

I am fascinated with puppies and how quickly they learn. The focus of my most recent work over the last decade has been with development and early learning in puppies. I firmly believe that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and continue to create programs for new puppy owners that enable them to reduce the stress very young puppies can create. Using ideas from many of the working and performance dog cultures, I have developed and streamlined a concise program exclusively for puppies…

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