DOG TRAINING

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Smartypaws practices the most successful, scientifically proven, positive reinforcement dog training methods.

Kids & Canines

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Smartypaws offers training packages that include the whole family! Customized sessions for parents, pups and children (ages 4+).

PUPS & PARENTHOOD

Pups & Parenthood

Smartypaws prepares expecting families with dogs, and those that support them, for life with baby.

Blog

  • Dog Adoption: A Myth and A Mistake Part II

    06 August 2018

    Dog Adoption: A Myth and A Mistake Part II

    A Mistake: Fast Freedom

    I’m just going to come right out and say it. The biggest mistake when bringing home a new dog – especially an adolescent or adult rescue – is allotting the pup TOO MUCH FREEDOM from the start!

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  • What you see is not what you get

    11 July 2018

    Dog Adoption: A Myth and A Mistake

    Part I: A MYTH: What you see is what you get.

    July 23rd marks our 1 year gotcha Day with Dolly! The slinky and shy Great Pyrenees Border Collie mix – at least that is our best guess at what breeds she is - leaned into our legs and pushed her way into our hearts.

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WHY US

  • Positive reinforcement training
  • Certified AKC CGC and S.T.A.R. Puppy Evaluator
  • Over 15 years experience
  • Works with all breeds and sizes
  • Experienced with blind and deaf dogs
  • Convenient, customized, and personalized training
  • Licensed Educator for Family Paws Parent Education
  • Registered, licensed and insured