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Care Dog Training

Mary Mazzeri

Carpentersville, IL



Serving the Chicago region in the Fox Valley area since 1970


Group Classes

Private instruction

Behavior Modification

Board & Train 


  IACP Certified Dog Trainer/Instructor CDT


 AK.C. S.T.A.R. puppy program. Your pup could be among the first to earn its medallion. Click here for information!

Next Puppy class: March 24th; Home Basics class: April 18th; Private lessons; Behavior Modification & Board & Train: Call for information


"Dog training is not just my profession, it is my passion." M Mazzeri

 Right: Mary, with Brother Christopher of the Monks of New Skete (Divine Canine -Animal Planet)

 Left: Mary, with Cesar Millan: The Dog Whisperer
            (IACP Conference in Texas)






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Is your dog:
  • Not listening to you?
  • Dragging you down the street on walks?
  • Bolting out doors or gates? Not coming when called?
  • Digging? Chewing your stuff? Jumping on everyone?
  • Counter surfing? Stealing food?
  • Nipping at or knocking over children?
  • Acting aggressive?  Fearful?  Overactive? Neurotic?
  • Have you been told your dog is hopeless?

  • Just want a well behaved dog? One who listens?

Are you discouraged from failed attempts at training? 
Give us a try!

           We have Your Answers 

For over 30 years we’ve brought a balanced approach to training -helping families live more happily with their dogs. Whether you need (NEW) AKC S.T.A.R. puppy kindergarten, Basic to advanced group class, private lessons & behavioral consults, or boarding school…we’ll offer you a solution!

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Director of Training  Mary Mazzeri is a highly respected, veteran instructor/exhibitor. She is a  founder of the International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP) and endorsed by the National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors (NADOI). She is  certified through IACP as an advanced Dog Trainer. 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 over one hundred years combined 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 group 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.


                                                                                           When expertise counts.

Dog training and  behavior solutions for the Chicago area.

Balanced Dog Training solutions that give results.

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The Chicago dog training school with the experience to solve your dog training and canine behavioral issues quickly and humanely.


Breeds  that have been trained with the

Afghan Hound
Airedale Terrier
Alapaha Bulldog
American Bulldog
Alaskan Kell Kai
Alaskan Malamute
American Eskimo Dog
American Foxhound
American Hairless Terrier
American Pit Bull Terrier
American Staffordshire Terrier
American Water Spaniel
Anatolian Shepherd Dog
Appenzeller Sennenhunde
Argentine Dogo
Australian Cattle Dog
Australian Kelpie
Australian Shepherd
Australian Terrier

Basset Artesien Normand
Basset Fauve De Bretagne
Basset Griffon Vendeen
Basset Hound
Bearded Collie
Bedlington Terrier
Belgian Laekenois
Belgian Malinois
Belgian Sheepdog
Belgian Tervuren
Berger De Picard
Bernese Mountain Dog
Bichon Frise
Black and Tan Coonhound
Blackmouth Cur
Black Russian Terrier
Bleus de Gascogne
Bluetick Coonhound
Border Collie
Border Terrier
Boston Terrier
Bouvier des Flandres
Boykin Spaniel
Bracco Italiano
Braque Bleu d'Ariège
Braque Blue d"Auvergue
Braque du Bourbunnais
Braque Dupuy"Braque Saint-Germain
Braque Françias
Bruquet Griffon Vendeen
Bruno De Jura
Brussels Griffon
Bull Terrier

Cairn Terrier
Canaan Dog
Cane Corso
Cao da Serra De Aires
Cào do Castro Laboreiro
Cao do Fila Miguel
Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Carolina Dog
Catahoula Leopard Dog
Catalonian Sheepdog
Caucasian Mountain Dog
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Central Asian Shepherd Dog
Cesky Terrier

Chart Polsky
Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Chinese Crested
Chinese Foo Dog
Chinese Shar-Pei
Chow Chow
Cirneco dell'Etna
Clumber Spaniel
Cocker Spaniel
Coton de Tulear
Curly-Coated Retriever
Czechoslovakian Wolfdog

Dandie Dinmont Terrier
Danish Broholmer
Deutscher Wachtelhund
Doberman Pinscher
Dogue de Bordeaux
Drentse Partridge Dog
Dutch Shepherd

English Cocker Spaniel
English Coonhound
English Foxhound
English Setter
English Shepherd
English Springer Spaniel
English Toy Spaniel
English Toy Terrier
Entlebucher Sennenhund
Estrela Mountain Dog

Fauve De Bretagne
Field Spaniel
Fila Brasilerio
Finnish Lapphund
Finnish Spitz
Flat-Coated Retriever
French Bulldog
French Spaniel

Galgo Español
German Pinscher
German Spitz
German Shepherd Dog
German Shorthaired Pointer
German Wirehaired Pointer
Giant Schnauzer
Glen of Imaal Terrier
German Spitz
Golden Retriever
Gordon Setter
Grand-Anglo Francais
Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen
Greenland Griffon Nivernais
G Basset Griffon Verdeen
 Basset Blue Gascogne
Great Dane
Great Pyrenees
Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

Hamilton Hound
Hanoverian Schweisshund
Hellenic Hound
Hokkaido Ken
Holland Shepherd

Ibizan Hound
Icelandic Sheepdog
Irish Red and White Setter
Irish Setter
Irish Terrier
Irish Water Spaniel
Irish Wolfhound
Italian Greyhound

Jack Russell Terrier
Japanese Chin
Japanese Spitz

Kai Ken
Kangal Dog
Karelian Bear Dog
Karelo Finnish Laika
Kerry Blue Terrier
King Shepherd
Krasky Ovcar

Labrador Retriever
Lagotto Romagnolo
Lakeland Terrier
Lancashire Heeler
Lhasa Apso

Manchester Terrier
Magyar Agar
Miniature Australian Shepherd
Miniature Bull Terrier
Miniature Pinscher
Miniature Schnauzer
Mixed Breeds
Moscow Longhaired Toy Terrier
Munsterlander (Small & Large)

Neapolitan Mastiff
New Guinea Singing Dog
Norfolk Terrier
Norwegian Buhund
Norwegian Elkhound
Norwegian Lundehund
Norwich Terrier
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrieve

Olde English Bulldogge
Old English Sheepdog
Old Danish Pointer
Ogar Polski
Ori Pei
Owczarek Podhalanski

Parson Russell Terrier
Patterdale Terrier (Fell)
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Perdigueiro Portugueso
Perro De Agua Español
Perro de Presa Canario
Peruvian Inca Orchid
Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen
Petit Bleu De Gascogne
Pharaoh Hound
Picardy Shepherd
Picardy Spaniel
Pit Bull
Plott Hound
Podengo Canario
Podengo Pequeno
Polish Lowland Sheepdog
Polish Tatra Sheepdog
Poliski Owczarek Nizinny
Portuguese Podengo
Portuguese Pointer
Portuguese Water Dog
Portuguese Wirehaired Podengo Medio


Presa Mallorquin
Presa Canario
Pyrenean Shepherd
Pyrenean Mastiff

Rafeiro do Alentejo
Rastreador Brasiliero
Rat Terrier
Redbone Coonhound
Redtick Coonhound
Rhodesian Ridgeback
Russian European Laika
Russian Ovcharka
Russian Toy Terrier

Sabuesos Españoles
Saint Bernard
Schiller Hound
Segugio Italiano
Scottish Deerhound
Scottish Terrier
Sealyham Terrier
Shetland Sheepdog
Shiba Inu
Shih Tzu
Shiloh Shepherd
Siberian Husky
Silky Terrier
Skye Terrier
Slovensky Cuvac
Slovakian Hound
Smooth Fox Terrier
Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
South African Boerboel
South Russian Steppe Hound
South Russian Ovtcharka
Spinone Italiano
Spanish Mastiff
Spanish Water Dog
Spinoni Italiano
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Standard Schnauzer
Styrian Mountain Dog
Sussex Spaniel
Swedish Vallhund

Teddy Roosevelt Terrier
Tennessee Treeing Brindle
Terrier Brasileiro
Thai Bangkaew
Thai Ridgeback
Tibetain Kyi-Apso
Tibetan Mastiff
Tibetan Spaniel
Tibetan Terrier
Tosa Inu
Toy Fox Terrier
Transylvanian Hound
Treeing Walker Coonhound
Trigg Hound
Toy Fox Terrier
Tsvetnaya Bolonka
Tyrolean Hound


Welsh Springer Spaniel
Welsh Terrier
West Highland White Terrier
White German Shepherd
Wirehair Styrian Mountain Dog
Wire Fox Terrier
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon


Yorkshire Terrier
Yugoslavian Hound


Take your dog off leash anywhere it is safe and legal to take a dog off leash. If you have an aggressive dog, if you have a fearful dog, if you have a sweet / wild dog, please call us. We have the answer to your dog problems. Best of all, you take your trained Chicago dog home to be 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. Happy dogs. Trained dogs. Chicago dogs. Illinois dogs. Care Dog Training helps all dogs be happy pets you can live with. We train the Chicago dogs, Chicago puppies and all Illinois dogs and Illinois puppies. Does your dog growl? Does your dog pull on the leash? Does your puppy have a housebreaking problem in the  Chicago area or anywhere in Illinois? 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 normal people 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 does not growl, bark, pull or act wild. Your Chicago trained dog will lay happily and quietly at your side when you ask him to. And you'll be able to take your trained dog off leash wherever dogs are permitted.

You'll be proud to call him/her your Best Friend. Your dog learns sit. Your dog learns down. Your dog learns stay. Your dog learns come. Your dog learns heel. Your dog learns to walk on a leash. But your dog learns much more. Your dog learns to love you, and to respect you , Your dog learns to listen to you. Your dog learns to be happy. Your dog learns not to bark, your dog learns not to growl, your dog learns not to be Cujo, Your dog learns not to be aggressive, your dog learns not to poop in the house, your dog learns not to pee in the house, your dog learns not to jump on people, our dog learns not to steal food from the counter and table. Your dog learns to obey you, your dog learns obedience, and most of all, the training makes him and you happy. Dog training makes you happy. If you spell it train dog, we do it. If you spell it dog obedience, we do it. Dog group classes, private dog training, and we even train dog trainers.

We do Chicago area dog training  with dog and puppy obedience classes, and dog housebreaking, puppy house training, puppy potty training, Golden Retriever, Labrador Retriever, Goldendoodle training, Puggle training, we train Labradoodles, Cockapoos. Mixed breed dogs are very welcome.

We are dog trainers in northern Illinois, with recommendations from veterinarians, animal behaviorists, pediatricians, doctors, vets and lawyers. If your dog growls, call us. We also train happy, friendly dogs. We train aggressive dogs. We train hyperactive dogs. We train fearful dogs. We have earned the reputation as among the finest dog trainers in Chicago. Our dog training methods work faster than clicker training. Our dog training lasts longer than food training.

We board and train dogs for the following Chicago area locations as well as dogs from Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Kentucky, Ohio, Minnesota, Iowa etc.

We are within easy driving distance from the following zip codes: 60010 60013 60014 60050 60098 60102 60103  60107 60110 60118 60120 60123 60124 60133 60140 60142 60152 60156 60169 60170 60174 60175 60177 60179 60180 60184 60193 60194

Altamont , Alton , Aurora , Batavia , Belleville , Belvidere , Berwyn , Bloomington , Blue Island , Breese , Carbondale , Carlyle , Centralia , Champaign , Charleston , Chicago , Chicago Heights , Chillicothe , Collinsville , Crystal Lake , Danville , Darien , De Kalb , Decatur , Des Plaines , Dixon , East Moline , East Peoria , Edwardsville , Effingham , El Paso , Elgin , Elmhurst , Evanston , Freeport , Fulton , Galena , Galesburg , Geneva , Harvard , Highland Park , Joliet , Kankakee , Lake Forest , Litchfield , Lockport , Macomb , Marengo , Marion , Marshall , Mascoutah , Mendota , Moline , Monticello , Morrison , Mount Vernon , Murphysboro , Naperville , North Chicago , North Lake , O Fallon , Ottawa , Palos Heights , Paris , Park Ridge , Pekin , Peoria , Prospect Heights , Quincy , Rock Island , Rockford , Rolling Meadows , Salem , Sandwich , Spring Valley , Springfield , St Charles , Sterling , Troy , Urbana , Villa Grove , Warrenville , Waterloo , Watseka , Waukegan , West Chicago , Wheaton , Wood River , Woodstock , Zion

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