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

  • Heartbreak I Never Understood: When Rehoming Is Best

    04 February 2019

    I can’t remember another time in my adult life that I’ve been faced with such a heart wrenching and difficult decision. Working with dogs and families the past few years, it has been imperative that I keep an open mind and consider the best outcome for everyone. Sometimes, it is to encourage and support families through training and management that cultivates a forever family. Sometimes, it is to rehome or return a dog to the rescue or breeder they were acquired from. No matter what the situation, it’s never an easy or simple process.

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  • Delight Your Dog: 10 Ways to Make Your Dog's Day!

    09 January 2019

    Need a New Year’s Resolution you can stick with through the entire year? How about resolving to enrich your dog’s life with at least one fun and novel experience a week? During the cold winter months or hot summer heat, these activities can add some variety to your pup’s days when walks aren’t feasible. Let’s do some thinking outside of the kibble bag and discover a few activities that can add even more joy to your life together.

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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