A science-based approach to solving behavior problems

Mary Huntsberry, MA is an Associate Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist based in Montgomery County, MD. With a background in research, she applies the science of how animals learn to address problem behaviors in pet dogs and cats.

The services we offer

Behavior Consults
More than just training, Mary will research the history of the issue and help you understand why your pet is behaving the way it is and how to modify it. You will receive hands-on training to address your pets unique triggers so you learn how to help them continue to improve after the session. Learn more
Virtual Consults via Zoom
A great option for those who live elsewhere, locals who prefer the comfort of their own home, and everyone during a global pandemic. But can a virtual consult really be that effective? Yes, the results speak for themselves! Testimonials for virtual consults
Training Classes
Due to a high number of private consults, I am unable to offer group classes at this time but any class can still be taught as a private lesson. Classes are a cost-effective opportunity to train in a group setting and learn from other students around you. Check out previous classes

I am thrilled that I found Mary and that she was able to help. I’ve even recommended her to our vet! The service she provides is invaluable and is money well spent.

Tim B.
Bethesda, MD

Her behavior change is amazing – friends told us she’s like a new dog after just a month! Her behavior continues to improve and the best part is, we can now take her for walks without anxiety. Recruiting Mary’s help was definitely worth the investment as we now get lots of Sunny’s famous pit bull ‘hugs’.

Mary C.
Columbia, MD

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Certifications and professional organizations


Mary Huntsberry, MA

Associate Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist
Elite Fear Free Certified Professional
Montgomery County, MD

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