Dogs & Storks is the trusted program families and professionals have chosen to help prepare families with dogs for life with a baby. If a newborn is expected in your family or entourage you will want to attend!

This 90 minute workshop led by licensed Family Paws Parent Educator, Lindsay Carlson, BS, FPPE, will cover the following topics:
Does my dog know I am pregnant?
Dog body language
Dog senses
Manners that matter
Preparation with our dog
Homecoming and MORE!
Our workshop covers the most commonly asked questions and more! Prepare now for success later!

Parents, expectant parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and anyone with visiting children in their life are welcome to attend.
This workshop is in person, people only! 
Class cost: $35 per person or $50 for two people.

Covid 19 has brought a lot of changes to our world, among them, an apparent increase in the number and severity of intensely problematic behaviors, including aggression and anxiety.

Watch Dr. Jill Sackman, DACVB ( and Jenn Gavin CPDT-KA ( as they discuss the changing face of behavior, and how you can rise to meet the new challenges presented for trainers and behavior consultants in this time.

Topics covered:
Assessing and Managing Risk in Behavior Cases
Working Collaboratively: How trainers & behavior consultants can work collaboratively with veterinarians and veterinary behaviorists to achieve the best outcomes for our clients.

This is a continuing education seminar for trainers, behaviorists, and veterinary medical staff. If you are a pet owner, we would love to see you in one of our other workshops.
This workshop is now available for download, please contact us for additional information!
Cost to purchase recording: $45
CEU's applied for CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA, and KPA.

Do you have a pup who struggles with being left alone? Does your dog pace, bark, whine, eliminate, or worse, try to harm themselves when you leave the room or leave your home? Our Separation Anxiety Workshop is here to help! 

Join head trainer, Jenn Gavin, CPDT-KA, for this informative virtual workshop. We will discuss the causes of separation anxiety and best practices for treating your dog’s anxiety, so that they can feel happy and confident when left alone; and we’ll open the floor for your questions!!! This workshop is offered virtually via Zoom. An invitation link to the workshop will be emailed to participants 48 hours in advance.

This workshop will last approximately 60 minutes
and the cost is $45.

Sunday, April 16 at 12:00PM
Click here to register!

Join former educator and Family Paws Educator Lindsay Carlson for a three week kids summer camp! Our summer camp for kiddos will cover dog safety, dog body language, play behavior in dogs, and will help children practice their canine handling skills in a variety of contexts, from basic manners to tricks!
This class is designed for school aged children, ages 6-12. Cost is $150.

This camp runs for 60 minutes and begins at the following times:

Wednesday 7/12 at 10:00am
Friday 7/14 at 11:30am
Wednesday 7/19 at 10:00am
Friday 7/21 at 11:30am
Wednesday 7/26 at 10:00am
Friday 7/28 at 11:30am

Click here to register!

Please join us for some fun nosework practice! We will have 15-minute time slots available to work on your pups skills with multiple different searches. This workshop is for dogs that are advanced enough in their skills to seek out scents that are not visible. This event is reactive dog friendly as the dogs will be running one at a time, but please know that your dog may hear other dogs in the building as we will have daycare dogs & other clients on the premises that day. Space for these events is limited, so reach out today!

Cost: $15 per time slot
Please email us at to
sign up!

Dogs & Toddlers is the trusted program families and professionals have chosen to help prepare families with dogs for life with toddlers. Toddlers change and grow quickly. This can lead to conflict and confusion for family dogs. Join us and learn ways to include your dog as your baby becomes mobile. This workshop is for people only. Please leave your furry friends at home. What are grumble and growl zones? Strengthen your Dog Aware skills, learn how proximity matters along with some fun games to make life easier. This is a must for any dog lovers with kids or visiting kids! This 90 minute workshop led by licensed Family Paws Parent Educator, Lindsay Carlson, BS, FPPE.
This workshop is offered in person at our school for dogs. 
Class cost: $35 per person or $50 for two people.

behavior in the time of covid

nosework practice

summer kids camp!

separation anxiety workshop