Extraordinary training. Extraordinary dogs.

Training and socialization are the cornerstones of a positive dog-parenting experience. In our years of research, we’ve discovered that a combination of obedience training and doggy day care is the key to a positive dog-parenting experience.

Our dog training professionals embrace our reward-based pawlosophy that focuses on fun and positive reinforcement. Classes encourage stronger relationships and build a foundation for good canine citizenship to develop happy, social and well-rounded dogs.

Our educational offerings may include:

  • Puppy Kindergarten
  • Basic Obedience
  • Advanced Obedience
  • Agility
  • Canine Good Citizen (CGC) classes
  • Submissive Puppy Training
  • Leash Training for Puppies
  • Potty Training
  • How to Train a Stubborn Dog
  • Training a Dog to Heel
  • Crate Training

Hello! My name is Mary and I’m the owner of School 4 Paws LLC. Please don’t be shy about contacting me with questions.

My motivation is seeing people and their dogs develop an incredibly strong bond through reward based training and having fun doing so.

My goal is your goal. I will help you and your dog build the foundation necessary to reach your goal. Whether your goal is to have a well-adjusted, confident family pet, or earn a title in Canine Good Citizen, Conformation or one of the many sports (agility, nose work, fly ball, parkor, tricks) it all begins with a solid foundation and strong bond between handler and dog.

Our time together will help you understand how dogs learn and how to use operant and classic
conditioning to obtain desired behaviors and deter, maybe eliminate unwanted behavior problems.

Mary’s Services:

  • Private Training
    Prefer one-on-one private dog training to focus on specific behavior(s), basic obedience cues or advanced cue? Let’s talk! Contact me with details of what you would like help with and I’ll make recommendations of how to proceed. Private, in home training begins at $60 per session. Each session is 45- 60 minutes.
    Contact Mary for details. 
  • Manners I
    This is a 6 week, one hour class for dogs 16 weeks and older with no or minimal prior training.Manners I focuses on building a bond between the dog and its family by using positive reinforcement training methods. During the course handlers learn how to teach their dog foundational behaviors such as focus, touch, sit, loose leash walking, off, quiet, leave it, wait, down, and a recall. As the course progresses duration and distraction are used to strengthen these behaviors. It also discusses challenging, undesireable behaviors such as chewing, barking, and jumping.Requirements:
    Dogs must be current on distemper, Bordetella and rabies vaccinations as well as parasite free. Please bring proof of vaccination to the first class. Waivers provided during enrollment. Flat collar, 5-6 foot leash and an abundance of treats or favorite toy for motivation.
    Class Cost: $165
  • Manners II
    This is a 6 week, one hour class for dogs who have completed Manners I or completed an evaluation prior to the first class.Manners II focuses on strengthening skills learned in Manners I by increasing duration, distractions and distance. During the course handlers learn how to teach their dog more challenging behaviors such as sit/stay, down/stay, heel, place, boundaries and proper greetings. The dog and handler will leave the class well prepared for certifications such as Canine Good Citizen.Requirements:
    Dogs must be current on distemper, Bordetella and rabies vaccinations as well as parasite free. Please bring proof of vaccination to the first class. Waivers provided during enrollment.
    Flat collar, 5-6 foot leash and an abundance of treats or favorite toy for motivation.
    Class Cost: $165

Please visit www.school4paws.com/services for dates & times
Please visit www.school4paws.com/enroll to sign up
Please visit www.school4paws.com/contact-us for questions

Tired of Apologizing for Your Dog’s Behavior? Train your dog during day care!

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Barkley’s Training Tutor helps train your dog during their day at Central Bark. We work individually with your dog to
address behavioral and training issues like:
• Jumping up
• Pulling on the leash and loose-lead walking
• Sit, Stay, Down, Wait & Come
• Counter surfing & excessive barking

Our dog training experts will work one-on-one with your dog to address specific issues while they are in day care. Sign up at the front counter today!