Has the rain and/or the heat kept you from giving your dog the exercise she needs? Do you have a treadmill at home? Let me train your dog to walk on the treadmill!
Teaching has been my life's work; with a Bachelor's degree in music education and a Master's degree in music performance, I was a music performer and educator for many years. I've been training dogs since 2004.
Sign up for classes
to build a bond
with your new dog.
Online or in person, learn the basics of good household manners, including sit, down, come, stay, targeting, watch me and loose leash walking.
I am a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA), an AKC Canine Good Citizen, Temperament, and Trick Dog Evaluator, AKC Scent Work judge and lead judge with Performance Scent Dogs. I'm passionate about dogs and education and offer the best possible training based on the most recent research in dog cognition.
Paws 4 Fun, LLC offers full-service, professional dog training in South Florida, using positive reinforcement, and, when called for, the least invasive, minimally aversive (LIMA) methods. I have experience with many breeds, and can handle a multitude of training issues including housebreaking and puppy training, house manners, obedience, scent training, rally obedience, behavior modification, tricks and more, in either private lessons, group classes or online. Training animals is a rewarding job, and I take it very seriously.
At Paws 4 Fun, I will provide high-standard, successful training for your dog, all done with skill and love. For more information, a consultation, or an appointment, call today!
Puppy class or private lessons can set you up for a great start!
There's no better way to build a strong bond with your new dog or puppy than to take a class together. We offer Puppy Kindergarten (Puppy K), Canine Manners Class, Basic Canine Obedience, and CGC (Canine Good Citizen) preparation classes. We also offer Scent Detection classes for those interested in having fun and exploring your dog's amazing olfactory abilities! And when you and your dog gain skills, you can participate in the sport of Scent Detection in trials, and earn ribbons and titles!
Does your dog jump on guests? Do you wish he'd settle and wait, and leave things alone when asked? This is the class for you! This class covers:
• Wait at doors
• Leave it alone
• Polite greetings
Lost your keys?
No problem if Dora was around!
• Go to your mat
• Settle down
Dora was a good hostess and would get a bottle of water for thirsty guests!
For your dog training needs call We'll be happy to help!
All dogs have far better scenting ability than we do - 10,000 to 1,000,000 times better! Sign up for Nose Work and amaze your friends with your dog's ability to use his or her nose to sniff and find things!
Contact us for more info about our easy-to-understand and fun classes, either online or in person. Your dog will love you for it!
Puppy K is a great way to start your puppy off. Socialization, house manners, beginning obedience skills, and knowledge of appropriate handling skills will start your puppy on a path to a wonderful life.