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

  • 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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  • Is your dog friendly?

    12 June 2018

    Yes? No? Maybe so? Oh, let me count the ways this question could be answered.

    If you’re lucky enough to have hit the jackpot with one of those amazing pups who has the disposition and temperament of a Saint (my Emma was like that), then you probably have no idea what I’m talking about. It’s a simple question for you because your dog is a friend to everyone and everything. You can promptly answer with a resounding, “Yes! He’s friendly!”.

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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