Paw Paw's Pets
Paw Paw's is proud to have certified trainer, Ira Smith, who enjoys working with all types of dogs. Training is offered with the goals to increase socialization skills, obedience, as well as establishing a healthy relationship between you and your pet. Ira specializes in a variety of common training topics from obedience training, potty training to leashwalking. Ira uses a variety of training methods, so get ready to use your dog's favorite treats! Also, Ira offers private lessons and boarding training.
Call us at 901-286-5488 for rates and inquiries.
Ira Smith, Master Trainer and Experienced Dog Handler
We offer all 3 levels of Canine Good Citizen testing and certification. If you want your dog tested, please contact us at 901-286-5488.
8-week obedience training class
($250 Initial Enrollment, $75 Per Month after Initial 8 week class)
Level I, II, & III- Classes meet on Saturdays at 10:00 AM & 11:00 AM Wednesdays at 6:00PM and 6:30PM
We offer positive training sessions to clients who have pups who are treat motivated. Sessions are 30-45 minutes and focus on basic obedience skills. Bring a bag of treats for your pup and let's get started!
Private lessons are offered at our facility and can be combined with group classes so your dog can get receive quality training at a competitive price. Two private lessons at Paw Paw's location is $200. The duration of a private lesson is 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Paw Paw's offers Day Training for clients who wish to have their pup participate in daycare and obedience training during the day. The trainer will meet with you and your pup for initial and exit assessments to discuss types of skills acquired through various trainer techniques as well as the importance of reinforcing those learned skills and techniques.
5 Consecutive Days of Day Training: $300 + Daycare Package Fee
10 Days of Day Training: $525 + Daycare Package Fee
We are excited to offer boarding training at our facility! This is a Lodge and Learn program which focuses on the goals associated with basic obedience skills to make your relationship with your pet more enjoyable. We want to keep training fun for the dogs while also keeping in mind his/her family's expectations of behavior. Daily Daycare is included in this package!
Lodge and Learn Boarding Packages:
3 Consecutive Day Board and Train:
5 Consecutive Day Board and Train: $550
Dogs will be introduced to a set of training skills during this 5 Day program.
2 - Week Course: $1325
3 - Week Course: $2000
4 - Week Course: $2500
The 4 - Week Board and Train package offers a lifetime of training refresher sessions at Paw Paw's Pets location.
We offer in-home puppy training for pups who have not yet received all their shots. Please contact us for more information.
We offer home visits for canines that are experiencing behavior issues. Two home visits are $300 and they include discussion of how to correct certain unwanted behaviors that are occurring in the home. The second the visit focuses on following up on the advice/training given from the first visit.
Therapy Dog Training:
We offer therapy dog training, testing, and certification. Contact us to schedule an appointment/evaluation concerning therapy dog training.
Training cost for initial 12 week course: $650
Each additional 6 weeks after the initial 12 week course: $250
Test cost is not included.
For more info on training skills taught for each package, please contact Ira or Becky at 901-286-5488
* Training cot is included in 3-week course
Training equipment is included with all courses.
Still have questions? Please contact us anytime! We look forward to hearing from you.
Email us at Becky@pawpawspets.com