Dog playing with food puzzle toy for mental enrichment

The Quest for the Perfect Puzzle Toy

Dogs develop a variety of strategies to solve the different problems of different puzzle toys. The novelty of a new puzzle adds to the mental stimulation. It’s a bit like the variety humans crave in reading books, solving puzzles or watching movies.

Columbia, Ellicott City, Howard County Dog Training

New Year, New Classes!

We know it isn’t even December yet, but we’ve been busy scheduling classes for the new year! We’ll be adding more periodically, so be sure to check our classes page occasionally. And …

Dog training in Ellicott City and Columbia, Howard County, Maryland

Open House: October 26, 2016

FALL OPEN HOUSE Wednesday October 26th, 2016 6–8pm Check out our dog training facility and have some fun! Join us for our fall open house!  There will be fall-themed treats for …

Dog training classes in Howard County Maryland

Summer School…for Dogs!

Summertime Dog Training Classes at My Fantastic Friend. Sign your pup up now to graduate just before human schools start up again. Does the thought of summer school make you …

Facility for dog training group classes at My Fantastic Friend

Group Classes: Dog Days of Summer

New Dog Training Group Classes Starting in June and July! It’s that time of year when many of us are more active. We spend more time with our dogs, take …

Group classes

Group Classes Scheduled for June

Group classes are starting in June. These semi-private classes are limited to just 4 dogs, so you and your dog will get a lot of personal attention. Dog training classes run for 6 …

Private Training Sessions

Private Training Sessions Now Offered!

We are excited to announce that My Fantastic Friend is currently accepting clients for private training sessions! Jess can train your dog in your home, with the Train While You’re …