When you need dog training or help solving behavior issues, we think you deserve the best. Our training is effective, fun, and helps build an even stronger relationship with your dog.

Private dog training from experts



Virtual Lessons

Our certified trainers can help you with any behavior issue virtually: new puppy, basic manners, adopted dog, anxiety, or aggression or reactivity.

Offered in Northern VA and NW DC for new puppy support and dogs needing work on basic manners like leash walking, coming when called, jumping and more.

In-Person Training

Behavior Modification

In-person private training in Arlington, VA for dogs experiencing behavior issues like reactivity, fear, anxiety, food aggression, separation anxiety and more.


"We were really struggling with our sweet, sensitive dog’s reactivity to other dogs in our busy city neighborhood. Juliana patiently and compassionately gave us the tools to overcome this challenge, and most importantly trained us on how to help him! Now, he can walk past almost any dog with no problem." Read more.

—  Alex and Cat from Adams Morgan, D.C.

We're here to help you solve problems and build a stronger relationship with your dog.



Thank you! We respond to emails within 24 hours on Sunday through Thursday. If you do not hear back from us on those days please check your spam folder. We look forward to helping you!


New Credentials: Two of JW Dog Training's trainers have earned new training and behavior certifications.

Head Trainer Juliana DeWillems earned her Certified Dog Behavior Consultant (CDBC) title.

Trainer Kayleigh Sullivan earned her Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) title.


Whether you want to set your new puppy up for success, need help with your rescue dog's transition, or are facing serious behavior issues with your dog -- our certified trainers are equipped to help. If you're not in our in-person service area, we can work with you virtually.

We look forward to connecting with you and helping you with your dog.