Serving Greensboro, Burlington, Elon, Mebane, Whitsett, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough, Durham, Morrisville, Cary, Carrboro, Pittsboro, Raleigh, Apex, Wake Forest, Wilmington, Surf City, Carolina Beach, and Hampstead



     Dog Training

More than just obedience training…

1 on 1 Training

with Marcia

I believe in the power of In-home, private training for your dog and you to build the  relationship of a lifetime , where you master the ingredients of lasting harmony and a healthy love with leadership and a deep understanding of what your dog needs and understands.

It won’t be words that fix things, it will take a far deeper language articulated in nature.

I’ll show you how to do it!

I work with all ages of dogs, from puppies to seniors.

  • Housebreaking
  • Crate training
  • Playbiting
  • Jumping up on people, furniture
  • Counter surfing
  • Barking
  • Chewing
  • Aggression problems
  • Dogs rushing to the door when guests arrive

I  teach proper socialization, gentleness with children, respect for the owner.  In addition, I teach you how to “read” your dog’s body language and how to communicate effectively and peacefully.

My solutions, which come from 25 years experience, are always tailored to the individual dogs and owners.

​Good manners and respect from our beloved animals come from rules. Each breed is different. I help owners know their dog, appreciate their traits, and establish expectations of their dog’s behavior. I do not believe that a rescue dog should be pitied. He or she is safe now, no longer in harm’s way.

Be ready to create  a house in harmony. The best gift you can give your rescued dog is the certainty of who he or she is in your home, their unique value to you, and freedom for them to rise to their potential.

I am available for two- to three-hours of evaluation and training at homes in Greensboro, Burlington, Whitsett, Elon, Mebane, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough, Durham, Cary and Morrisville.




In-Home Training


Public Socialization


Behavior Modification


Temperament Evaluation

Daisy the dog

What They’re Saying

Client Testimonials

Just had an amazing session with Marcia (aka the dog whisperer!) with Marcia’s Best Dogs. I feel like I have a new dog. She completely trained my dog and broke him of his bad habits in 2 hours. I can’t recommend her enough.

Betsy Conway

In less than 10 minutes, Marcia diagnosed the inconsistency in our [dog] pack structure (including humans) which was causing stress and confusion and less than ideal behavior. She quickly put in place a plan for correction resulting in pure harmony! She is very knowledgeable in canine behavior and teaching humans how to understand their behavior and foster a peaceful environment. I highly recommend her services.

Patricia Gundersen Sena

Three days ago Marcia came to our house and in 2 hours taught our 2 dogs how to better behave. I didn’t think it was possible, but she really delivered. She also taught me and my husband how to be better and more consistent dog owners. I’ve waited 3 days to post this because I wanted to see that the training had really been effective. It has! Thank you Marcia!

Lisa Sloan

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