Doggie Daycare, Training, Grooming & Sleepover Center
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Nana-n-Paws offers a variety of training classes to suit every need. We have everything from basic obedience to advanced competition level training. We also offer classes in agility, conformation and Good Citizenship Certification preparation. Classes are held in our 5000 square foot, heated / air conditioned training facility, and all classes are taught by highly qualified instructors who love, honor and respect the bond between people and their pets.  Please bring proof of vaccinations to the first class.  All dogs must be current on distemper/parvo, rabies and bordetella at least 7 days prior to arrival.  Self-administered vaccinations are not accepted.  All vaccinations must be administered by a licensed veterinarian.  Puppies must be completely through their puppy series of vaccinations (distemper/parvo and bordetella).


In addition to the owner, Patty Lance, who has over 35 years of training experience, we are pleased to have the following expert trainers on staff here at Nana-n-Paws.

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Tami Howard


Tami Howard of T-Ho’s Shepherds has been a nationally recognized breeder, trainer and competitor specializing in large breeds, particularly German Shepherds, for over 35 years. Tami is qualified as a service dog trainer for the physically and mentally disabled and has bred, raised, trained and titled many champion dogs throughout her career. Whether you just want basic obedience or are preparing for high level competitions to title your dog, Tami can help you reach your goals. She has devoted her life to dogs, and there has never been anyone who better exemplifies the bond of love and loyalty between a human and their furry children.

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Tinetha Curtis

Trainer / Behaviorist

Tinetha Curtis has been training dogs since 1993 and has rehabilitated countless dogs deemed untrainable, fearful and/or aggressive, including those ordered to be euthanized in shelters.  She has often been the only chance they have left just before either being surrendered or euthanized.  She has worked with dogs in Obedience, Personal Protection, Agility, French Ring, Good Citizenship and Rally.

Tinetha is also the Head Pack Leader and Behaviorist at Nana-n-Paws, where she has been integral in developing behavior modification processes and training staff members to be consistent and well informed.  Her many years of experience have taught her various breed specific strengths, weaknesses, challenges and learning styles.  She specializes in all breed training and realizes that each dog and owner are unique with their own individual training needs.  She approaches each dog and owner as individuals and gears the training to meet their needs to insure success.  Tinetha has a special gift with animals and understands their needs and what it takes to earn their trust and respect.

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