(815) 477-0800

6244 Factory Rd, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
M-F: 7:30am to 6:00pm | Saturday by appointment

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Dog Training


Would you love your dog to:

  • Pay attention to you when you ask it to do something?
  • Respond happily to your commands?
  • Be reliably housebroken?
  • Walk politely on the leash?
  • Wait respectfully at doors or gates?
  • Come reliably when called?
  • Stop digging, chewing your stuff?
  • Jumping on everyone?
  • Counter surfing? Stealing stuff? Nipping?
  • Stop acting Aggressive?  Fearful?  Overactive? Neurotic?
  • Have you been told your dog is hopeless?
  • Or do you just want a happy, well behaved dog? One who listens?
  • If you are discouraged from failed attempts at training, give us a try!

We have Answers!

For over 35 years we’ve brought a balanced approach to training -helping families live more happily with their dogs. Whether you need  A.K.C.'s S.T.A.R. puppy kindergarten, Basic to Advanced Group class, Behavior Consults, Private Lessons, or  Board & Train boarding school…we’ll offer you a solution!

Director of Training, Mary Mazzeri, is a highly respected, veteran instructor/exhibitor. She is a co-founder of the International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP) and was endorsed by the National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors (NADOI). She is  certified by IACP as an advanced Dog Trainer & Instructor. Mary holds a B. A. in Education. She has personally mentored Care Dog Training's staff of highly qualified instructors. The talented, friendly Care Dog Training staff has years of  experience in training puppies and adult dogs, pet and show dogs, competition dogs, and in correcting problem behaviors.

Mary serves on the Advisory Panel of the IACP.  This highly-experienced professional provides training advice to other professional trainers around the globe whose client's dogs are out of control, are  aggressive, or have other problem behaviors. She also serves on the IACP Education committee and is an evaluator for IACP Trainer Certification. Mary was named "IACP Member of the Year in 2010" and inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011.

Why Train Your Dog?

  • If you would like to take your dog off leash anywhere it is safe and legal
  • If you have an aggressive dog
  • if you have a fearful dog
  • if you have a sweet dog, active dog, timid dog, or wild dog, please call us.

We have the answer to your dog problems. Best of all, your dog is trained for life! Does your dog come from a shelter? Is he a rescue dog, but now he has separation anxiety? We have helped fix and train for many cases of separation anxiety. Trained dogs are happy dogs.

Care Dog Training helps all dogs become contented pets you can live with.

Ask Yourselves These Top Dog Training Questions

  • Does your dog growl?
  • Does your dog pull on the leash?
  • Does your puppy have a housebreaking problem?

Training dogs is our passion and an art. Simply stated, we have the best dog training program in the Chicago area. We have trained dogs for famous people. But mostly we train dogs for typical dog owners who just love their pets. You can have the best dog on the block. You can have the dog who makes you proud in PetSmart, enviable in Petco, exemplary at the groomer, and polite at the vet. You'll be proud of your dog because you'll have the good dog who isn't growling, barking, pulling on the leash or acting wild. Your trained dog will lie happily and quietly at your side when you ask him to. And you'll be able to take your trained dog off leash wherever permitted.