DOG TRAINING

Dog Training

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

Kids & Canines

Kids & Canines

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

  • Do You Have Skills? Dog Aware Skills, That Is.

    24 April 2019

    National Dog Bite Prevention Week occurs each year during the second full week of April. The goal is to educate the public about ways to prevent dog bites to themselves, their families, and communities. This year, Smartypaws had the privilege of hosting daily Dog Aware discussions with colleagues from around the U.S. and Canada. We started off the week talking to the Founder of Family Paws Parent Education, Jennifer Shryock B.A. CDBC, about Creating Dog Aware Generations.

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  • How to Train A Positive Interrupter

    07 March 2019

    If you’re wondering, “What is a positive interrupter and why should I train it?”. Check part I of this series on “The First Thing I Taught My Puppy”. If you’re ready to pull out those tasty treats and get to training an effective positive interrupter, then this is the blog for you. Here are the instructions for making that special sound mean something important to your pup and for utilizing it effectively. Begin this training in a quiet place with your dog near you and minimal distractions around you.

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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