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Personalized dog training

4 Paws Academy provides owners and their dogs with the knowledge and skills needed to develop a lasting relationship based on consistency, trust, and mutual respect. We are a multi-faceted training facility providing a broad range of services from day school to CGC evaluations to competition obedience. Thinking about enrolling your dog or dogs in training? Evaluations are absolutely FREE with no obligation. Evaluations serve as an opportunity for you to come in with your dog, ask questions, see how things work, and discuss training goals and how we can create a personalized plan to fit you and your dog's needs.
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Obedience

The foundation of any good dog/handler rapport consists of fostering and nurturing a working relationship with clear communication, consistency, and t…

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Behavior Modification

Behavior modification is our specialty here at 4 Paws. Nathan’s training system was developed from his years of experience training the most out of …

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Day school

Here at 4 Paws Academy, we want to make sure your dog’s Day School training is completely personalized! Our first step is an evaluation to determine…

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We train you maintain

The 4 Paws We Train You Maintain program is specially designed for people who either don’t have enough time in their week to put in all the time it …

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Environmental Training

Our Environmental Training is a one-on-one program that adds to the work being done in Classes and in Day School. In this program, your dog will recei…

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CGC class/evaluations

The Canine Good Citizen (CGC) is an American Kennel Club test. The goal is to produce well-behaved dogs and also help owners know their dogs well eno…

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Nosework

Welcome to the fun and exciting world of the new dog sport/activity known as “nosework”. Nosework is based on the same principles that the militar…

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Treadmill Program

Why teach a dog how to run on the treadmill – an excellent question with plenty of answers. In the wild, dogs spend 75% of their day exercising by t…

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Raw Food Distributor

Are you tired of spending too much money on kibble? Does your dog have allergy restrictions that make it hard to find a good food? Does your dog have …

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Dog Of The Month - Elska Abrams

Dog Of The Month - Elska Abrams

Hannah and Elska started here a few months ago to work on Elska’s shy/nervous behavior, pulling on the leash, not listening off the leash and a few other things. Elska, a four and a half year old mix breed, was so nervous during her first class that she did not want to leave Hannah’s side and did not want to eat any treats. But through hard work in and out of class and some use of our Jumpstart Social program they're doing great! Hannah was so impressed with her little girl after the first round of classes that she decided to move on and do more training. They are working on off leash hiking among many other behaviors. Now that Elska is so confident Hannah is starting to see her wanting to engage in fetch, a game Hannah always wished they could play. Congratulations!!!