Judy and her dog Winter also hold a Therapy Dog International Certification and regularly visit local nursing homes.
Judy has experience with many different types of dogs and creates a customized training plan that is fun, simple, and effective, reflecting each owners' unique goals and needs. She specializes in households with children and understands the unique challenges of raising puppies with children present.
Judy takes a positive approach to training the dogs as well as their people. She has the experience to help you train your puppy right the first time or fix any issues that have developed with your dog over time.
Welcome to Proper Paws Dog Training, a service dedicated to helping you develop a loving and mutually enjoyable relationship with your canine companion. Proper Paws is located in Concord Ma. and is owned by Judy Bernard CPDT-KA.
Involved with dogs her entire life, Judy has trained her own dogs to be successful in obedience competitions and as therapy dogs. In addition, for over 15 years, she has trained many dogs as family pets and for Rally Obedience competition. She is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Certified Tier 2 Wag it Games Instructor, a Professional Member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, a member of the Pet Professional Guild, and an approved Evaluator for the AKC Canine Good Citizen Program and AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program.