Erica Pytlovany

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About Me
First Name: 
Erica
Last Name: 
Pytlovany
Bio: 

Erica has worked with hundreds of dogs and their human families on issues ranging from house training and basics to reactivity, aggression, separation anxiety, and other behavioral concerns. She has run the WOOFS! Rally Obedience training program since 2007. Erica also heads up staff training for daycare and boarding operations, teaching the WOOFS! team how to read and respond to every kind of dog behavior.

Erica’s author credits include a five-part article series "People Training" in APDT’s journal Chronicle of the Dog, as well as columns for Natural Awakenings magazine and The Washington Post. She also contributed to the 2010 book Top Tips From Top Trainers. Erica is a volunteer Keeper’s Aide on the Asia Trail at the Smithsonian National Zoo.

  • Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner (KPA CTP)
  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA)
  • TAGteach Level 1 Certification
  • Operation Socialization Certified Trainer (OSCT)
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator
  • Professional Member of Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT)
  • Affiliate Member of American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK)
  • Associate Member of Animal Behavior Management Alliance (ABMA)
  • Competition titles in Rally Obedience as well as accomplishments in agility, obedience, and sheepherding
Services Offered: 

Private training for household manners plus behavioral challenges, including aggression, house soiling, destructive behavior, and separation anxiety. Training may be in-home or at our equipped facility; Day School and Board & Train also available.

Science-based positive training methods mean that we help you teach your dog what s/he should be doing, rather than wait to fix mistakes. Full-service organization includes two convenient Arlington locations with daycare, boarding, and classes from Basic through Advanced Obedience, Rally Obedience, Agility, Flyball, and more. FREE Puppy Party every Saturday morning for pups 16 weeks and younger.

Services Offered Summary: 
Positive private training for household manners and behavioral challenges. Two convenient Arlington locations with daycare, boarding, and classes from Basic through Advanced Obedience, Rally Obedience, Agility, Flyball, and more. FREE Puppy Party every Saturday morning for pups 16 weeks and younger.
Contact Information
Phone Number: 
+1 (703) 536-7877
Location: 
4241-A N Pershing Dr
22203 Arlington , VA

History

Member for
4 years 3 months