All 4 Paws Training, LLC

We facilitate the needs of the disabled to self train their own service dog, enabling them to become self reliant and self sufficient.

Confidence Through Games

This class is now replacing the Focus & Relationship and Shy Dogs classes.


This course is ideal for anyone who has a shy, nervous or just recently adopted a dog. It takes time to build a good bond and relationship with a dog and the games we play in this course are designed to help build that relationship, confidence and engagement.  Each week we will play 2-3 trust and bond building games.

Week #1

  • Markers & Release
  • Watch (Focus)
  • Wait & Take (Patience)
  • Touch (Engagement)
  • Proximity (Trust)

Week #2

  • Jumping: Hurtle and/or Hoop (Trust)
  • Through (Confidence)
  • Ring a bell (Control)
  • Push a button (Control)

Week #3

  • Basket Training (Trust)
  • Place on (Trust)
  • Place in (Trust)
  • Roll it out/Nudge

Week #4

  • Catch – Wait – Hover (Patience)
  • Cone Game (Trust/Control)
  • Balloons (Confidence)

Week #5

  • Send Out (Confidence)
  • Walk the Plank (Confidence)
  • Umbrella (Confidence)
  • Accepting Restraint (Trust)

Week #6

  • Nose work: Shell game (Engagement)
  • Find It! - Visual (Confidence)
  • Running the Bases (Control)



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The following class dates are available now:

If none of these scheduled classes work out for you, you can always add yourself to the "Confidence Through Games" waiting list by clicking the button below. We will get in touch with you when a new class becomes available.

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