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Positive, reward-based training for puppies and dogs of all ages.

Margie Dowsett         410-798-6875        margiedowsett@aol.com





Ø  Margie Dowsett has been successfully training puppies and dogs for over 30 years. Her  methods teach you how to train your dog and strengthen the bond between you and your dog.




Toad Hollow offers many opportunities for group classes or private lessons. 

    • Ø Group Classes

      South Arundel Veterinary Hospital Puppy Pre-School :  Get an early start on basic training.  Socialize your puppy with dog-friendly people and other puppies.  Learn to play puppy games that are fun and also teach basic skills.  This one hour class meets each month on Tuesdays from 7:00pm – 8:00pm  at South Arundel Veterinary Hospital. The cost is $80.

      Fall and Spring Obedience Classes at Quiet Waters Park and Mayo Community Hall  A series of 6 one hour long classes on Saturday mornings or Monday evenings.  Dogs learn basic commands ( Sit, Down,Come, Stay etc) and how to become a well-behaved member of your family using reward based training. The cost for the Quiet Water’s classes is $90 and for $110 for the Mayo Hall classes.

    • Ø  Private Training

      Individual sessions held in your home or at Quiet Waters Park.  You will receive one on one attention for issues such as aggression, fear, barking, hyperactivity.  The cost for the first 90 minute session is $60 and $40 for any additional sessions.