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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

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


  • Three Practical Skills for Family Dogs

    17 January 2022

    There is no doubt that dogs bring a great deal of joy to many homes. When it comes to families with children, adding dogs to the mix can also bring some unique and even unexpected challenges. Basic cues like sit, down, wait, come, and leave-it are tremendously helpful for any pup trying to meet their people’s expectations as a well-mannered companion. Yet, when kids and furry friends are expected to cohabitate peacefully, training a few more skills should be added to the list of polite puppy “tricks”. In addition to basic obedience and contentment while kenneled, Smartypaws encourages families to teach dogs these three practical cues:

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  • No Jumping Dogs This Christmas

    01 December 2021

    Did your dog tackle your Turkey Day guests? If so, I promise that you are not alone. The day after Thanksgiving, I received several calls from dog-owners asking the same question: “How can I train my pup to stop jumping on guests for our Christmas gatherings?”

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  • 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