Trainer Profile
APDT Member Since 2017

Capitol Area Dog Training and Behavior Consulting, LLC

 
Dianna Stearns is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed, a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant, a Certified American Treibball Trainer, and is the owner of Capitol Area Dog Training and Behavior Consulting, LLC, in Germantown, MD. In her 16 years of professional, positive-reinforcement training experience, she has served as a trainer and behavior consultant for a wide range of regional, and breed specific rescue organizations, and two human-centered non-profits,, in training assistance dog for public access.
 
Certifications:
 
Designations: CATT,CDBC,CPDT-KA
 
Job Title: Owner/Trainer
 
Training Equipment: All-positive clicker training
 
Training Philosophy: Force free, positive reinforcement only.
 
Locations Served: Southern Maryland, D.C. Metro area and and Northern Virginia
 
Dianna Stearns is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed, a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant, a Certified American Treibball Trainer, and is the owner of Capitol Area Dog Training and Behavior Consulting, LLC, in Germantown, MD. In her 16 years of professional, positive-reinforcement training experience, she has served as a trainer and behavior consultant for a wide range of regional and breed specific rescue organizations, and two human-centered non-profits, providing public access training for their placed assistance dogs. Dianna is a professional member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, the Force Free Pet Professionals Guild and is an American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen trainer and evaluator. Dianna is a co-founder, and currently serves as President of the American Treibball Association, and is the author of “Get the Ball Rolling: A Step by Step Guide to Training for Treibball”, published by Dogwise Publishing (2013), available online from Dogwise, and on Amazion.com.
Services Offered
Aggression
Behavioral Consultation
CGC Training
Clicker Training
In-Home Training
Private Lessons
Private Training