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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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  1. Your dog, of course.
  2. A small variety of treats that your dog likes. Pick several different flavors. Dogs get bored eating the same thing all the time.
  3. A 6 foot non-retractable leash hooked to your dogs collar.
  4. A positive attitude and willingness to learn.

Absolutely. We have many who come through and their dogs go on to become Therapy Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs, and simply stellar family pets. All you need to do is enroll in a course online when one is available, add yourself to the waiting list and receive an email when your courses enrollment is open.

This course is for Service/Therapy dogs only. This is a 12 week course. Each week the class will meet in a different location and learn behaviors and skills necessary to function in a public environment.

Retrieving 1 we simply work on building the drive of the dog to bring items back to the handler. Playing "fetch" and Retrieving and different. Retrieving must be done in a controlled manor. The dog learns to bring a variety of items to the handler without chewing, tearing or crushing them.

Retrieving 2 we refine the retrieve to include pulling items from shelves. putting items in baskets, carrying and holding items for the handler. Dog also learn items by name and to go find them.


Yes there is. You have a 2 options. You can come to the next weeks class 20 minutes early or attend that same class (Let's say week #3) on another day if one is available. Just let the trainer know beforehand. You can find the classes and dates on the Calendar.


This really depends on you and your dog. The more you practice what we teach the faster your dog will learn all the necessary skills and behaviors.

The whole process (as an example) - starting with an 10+ month old dog.  

Obedience 1
Obedience 2
Retrieving Skills Course 1
Alerting Skills Course 1
Obedience 3
Retrieving Skills Course 2
Public Access Course
Retrieving Skills Course 3
Bracing Skills Course 2
Pass the Public Access Test

This example would take about a year and half to complete and cost around $2,100 in class fees.

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The whole process (as an example) - starting with an 4 month old dog.

Puppy Obedience
Obedience 1
Obedience 2
Retrieving Skills Course 1
Focus and Relationship
Obedience 3
Retrieving Skills Course 2
Public Access Course
Retrieving Skills Course 3
Pass the Public Access Test

This example would take about 2 years to complete and cost around $2,400 in class fees.

Most of our 6 week courses cost $230. The exception is the Confidence Through Games and Out & About courses which is $250.

Our 4 week courses cost $200.00

Public Access which is a 12 week course costs $500

We have courses that run for 6 weeks, some that run for 4 weeks, public access runs for 12 weeks. For all of these you'll attend class once a week for about 40 min to an hour depending on the class.

The Workshops (Seminars) are a one-time event that may run for 1-3 hours.

You can put a deposit down online; the remainder must be paid on the first day of class. We accept Cash, Check and Zelle. Zelle information will be given first class.

Yes, if you paid in full for a class your payment minus the nonrefundable $25.00 deposit can be moved to the next round. Just let us know which course you want it applied to in the next round if you can't attend the current round you signed up for.

Easy. Add yourself to the waiting list to be notified as soon as the course you want to take becomes available. We can't schedule every course every month so the waiting lists lets us know how many and which courses we need to open.

Yes, however you cannot work 2 dogs in the class. You will need to bring another family member to work the additional dog(s). Please make sure to enroll & pay for the dogs separately when enrolling online for the class.

No, you can either enroll online or call the office and schedule a time to come into the center to pay for the class.

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All breeds of dogs are welcome in the program but please be sure the dog is physically capable of performing the tasks you want to trained to do for you. For example, a 10 pound toy poodle may have trouble opening doors for you. A 100 pound mastiff may not make a good retriever.

​All dogs must be up to date on all vaccinations. 


We have a zero tolerance policy for animal abuse. If you are physically abusing your dog you will be dismissed from class. I do allow the use of training tools in classes but they must be used correctly.

We do need to know your medical condition to best train your dog to help you and to keep you safe.

​Your private information will not be shared with anyone outside of All 4 Paws Training LLC or any business at any time.

You will be asked to sign an Accident Waiver and Release of Liability before joining any class/course. 

This course is specifically for puppies up to 6 months of age. It is designed to teach the basic good puppy behaviors, socialization, puppy care and  obedience. We will teach you about your new puppy, typical puppy behaviors and how to survive the potty training, chewing, and other fun puppy stages. At the end of this course we offer the AKC Puppy STAR test. This is a 6 week course.



Enroll in Puppy Obedience

Learn the foundation of good behavior and obedience as well as communication between you and your dog.

Enroll in Obedience 1

Continuation of obedience 1. Adding more distractions and distance while maintaining obedience and focus. Fine tuning and advancing the obedience training.

Enroll in Obedience 2

We do a lot with fine motor control and body awareness, and is a good next step for higher obedience and Public Access intro items.

Enroll in Obedience 3

Find out everything you ever wanted to know about service animals! Our 101 is packed with important information, valuable resources and guides to help deepen your understanding of the service animal world. Let us help you understand the definitions, laws, challenges, picking your dog, training it and more! The more informed EVERYONE is about service animals and their use, the better everyone's experiences will be! This is a 2 hour class.

Enroll in Service Dog 101

This is a 12 week course. We will meet once a week and work on skills and/or behaviors all service/therapy dogs need to have in public. In addition you will be expected to learn the laws and service/therapy dog etiquette while in public. We expect you and your dog to be on your best behavior and respectful of others at all times. These classes often take place mid-day week days and sometimes weekday evenings. At the end of the 12 weeks Service Dogs will take our Public Access Test. Therapy Dogs will take a test to see readiness for the actual Therapy dog testing. If ready they will be sent on to a therapy dog tester for their official testing.  They will have to meet with the tester no less then 3 times for testing in a public setting.

Enroll in Public Access

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 shy, nervous or new 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.

Enroll in Confidence Through Games

Learn the skills you need to potentially help save your dog or cats life!  This course is more than just CPR. Topics covered are splinting broken bones, bandaging wounds, burns, punctures, ingesting toxic substances, choking, vomiting, as well as learning to spot illness by taking your pets temperature, checking for dehydration and anemia.



There is a $25 non-refundable fee that will come out of your payment for this class if you cancel.

Enroll in Pet First Aid + CPR (1 day class)

If your dog drags you places. barks at others, nearly pulls you over, wraps the leash around your legs; this workshop may be for you!

Enroll in Loose Leash Walking

Traveling with a service dog can be stressful and intimidating. This workshop helps mitigate the unknowns and their
impact by helping you assess your current readiness and help you prepare for your travel experience.

Enroll in Airline Outing for Service Dogs

When you call your dog, your dog should come straight to you without hesitation. This workshop is to help you build a solid recall or fix a broken one.

Enroll in Recall Workshop

This course teaches you and your dog how to help stabilize you, assist you getting up and down, and pull a wheelchair. No real weight is applied to the dog in class. We will explain how and when to start applying pressure. It will take time for your dog’s muscles to build. Because we don’t apply weight dogs under 2 year may take this course.  

Enroll in Bracing Skills

Alerting for Hearing, OCD, PTSD, Autism, Anxiety, Memory, and Depression.  

Enroll in Alerting for All

Building the drive to retrieve. This is a true retriever not a game of toss the ball. Dog’s not only are taught to bring something back to you but to want to bring things to you.  

Enroll in Retrieving 1

Advancing the retrieve into a useful skill. Putting toys away, delivering items between two people, opening a drawer or cabinet and shutting it.  Also learning to be gentle with breakable household items like cell phones, pens, etc.

Enroll in Retrieving 2

Scenting for fun and Medical Scenting for Diabetic, Migraine and more.


Enroll in Scenting For All 1


This class is for all Medical Scenting needs.


Enroll in Scenting For All 2

Open to all ages, the younger you start the better.

This class is for building engagement and focus with your dog, if you don't have your dog's attention you don't have your dog!  When you become your dog's focal point the outside world becomes less important to your dog.

Enroll in Focus & Engagement