About Flip

Flip Biondi, the owner of Dog Pride,  has a lifetime of experience with animals and uses positive, reward-based methods of training. No pain or fear tactics are employed.

best-me-and-dogsSpecializing in treating all types of behavioral problems, including aggression, she uses a holistic approach encompassing a variety of training and therapeutic techniques including

  • Nutraceuticals
  • Flower Essences
  • TTouch
  • Animal communication
  • Reiki and EFT
  • Clicker training

Private in-home consultations/training and phone consultations are offered at very reasonable rates. Focusing on teaching the owner canine psychology in conjunction with proper use of behavior modification techniques, she specializes in

  1. Diagnosing and solving behavior problems for all ages
  2. Prevention therapy (getting owners and puppies 8 weeks and up off to a good start)

Flip is a professional member of the:

  • International Association of Animal Behavior Counselors
  • National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors
  • International Association of Canine Professionals
  • Association of Pet Dog Trainers

She is also a member of Dulles Gateway Dog Obedience Training Club where she actively trains her own dogs. In addition, Flip taught different levels of dog obedience classes for Fairfax County, Virginia, at Lee District Park for 22 years. She also holds an Associates Arts degree in business and a BS in education with a double major in psychology. She has titled many dogs in the obedience ring.

youngflip2Flip is third generation from a family who has literally never lived without dogs and other animals. Although her father bred and handled Dobermans for many years, her family also had many other breeds of dogs simultaneously which resulted in a  familiarity with a great many breeds and personalities of dogs, from the miniature poodle to the Great Dane.

phone(Please call, rather than email. Without the opportunity to ask you a number of questions about your problem and your animal friend, I’m unable to help you to the best of my ability. Thank you.)