Private Lessons


Smarty Paws offers the following in Private Training Services:

Basic Manners
Learning Theory & Introduction to Clicker; Basic Cues:  Focus, Sit, Down, Stay/Wait, Come, Leave It/Drop It, Loose Leash Walking
Advanced Manners
Adding Distractions & Distance to Basic Cues; Advanced Cues:  Heel, Go To, Bring, Off-Leash Behaviors, Out-of-Sight Stays & Recalls and More
Real World Training - "Pooches in Public" 
Work with your dog in a public setting: Entering & Exiting buildings/cars/elevators, Walking in Crowds, Stopping at Curbs and More
AKC Canine Good Citizen Certification Preparation & Testing
Speak, Shake, Play Dead, Roll Over, Crawl and More
Behavior Modification & Problem Solving
Aggression, Barking, Chewing, Digging, Housebreaking, Jumping, Leash Pulling, Nipping, Resource Guarding, Unruly Behavior
New Puppy Consultations - Before and/or after you get your puppy
Assistance in Choosing the Right Dog for You; Preparing for Your New Puppy - Make Your Home Safe For and FROM Your Puppy; In-Depth Guidance for Proper Socialization; Instruction for AVOIDING Problem Behaviors
Introducing New Baby to Puppy Consultations


New Puppy Consultation

Get it Right from the Start!
Everything you need to know about raising your new puppy.  This consultation is especially recommended for first-time puppy parents.
3 Hours, $300
Manners Lessons
Private lessons are 60 minutes


Private Lessons In and Around Your Home:
Lessons 1 thru 5 - $120/lesson
Lessons 6 thru10 - $110/lesson
Lessons 11 and On - $100/lesson
Private Lessons at Smarty Paws:
Lessons at Smarty Paws are conducted outdoors, weather permitting     
Lessons 1 thru 5 - $100/lesson
Lessons 6 thru10 - $90/lesson
Lessons 11 and On - $80/lesson
All Manners Lessons and New Puppy Consultations include written follow-up notes and training guides.
**Special Discounts May Apply - Call to inquire about Discounts.
Aggression cases EXcluded from discounts.
Different Rates Apply for Obedience Training Aggressive Dogs
Please Contact Smarty Paws for More Information or a Quote


"You have showed so much patience and care, that it truly touches me. It is so evident in the way that you give your time, it is not just a job to you - but a passion. I want to thank you for sharing your passion and expertise and look forward to learning all we can with you. I would highly recommend Smarty Paws to anyone looking for a trainer!!"

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