pawz-tive dog training

Our Philosophy

Slip Leashes

The foundation to teaching your dog leash pressure and how to properly respond to you when taking them for a walk.

Rewards

We tap into your dog’s value system and use it to our advantage.

The Harness

We highly recommend them, but there’s only a select few brands we endorse- from leash walking to sporting and protection work.

Starmark Collars

An alternative and less aversive option than the Herm Sprenger

E-Collars

Dogtra, SportDog and Educator Technologies are the only Brands we train with for Off Leash Training. E-Collars are great for Tone Recalls (Rover come!) and also for Deaf/Blind Dogs.

Marker Training

We encourage clicking, targeting, shaping and marking actions and behaviors- Pavlovian Style.

Herm Sprengers

These collars can be used incorrectly and abusively. It’s important to work with trainers who know how to condition your dog properly to walking on training collars such as prong collars. They are not for every dog or owner.

Long Lines

Leashes are a great tool to use in any envirnoment. Long line leashes can be up to 50ft long to give your dog more freedom and challenges to obey commands on cue at more advanced distances.

Martingales

Much like any other leash or collar, martingales apply pressure when there is tension on the leash. These collars are great for training dogs who are sensitive and have low energy drives.

Retractable Leashes

We find purpose in every tool and if used properly, retractable leashes can be very helpful to training your dog in certain areas of obedience.

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