In loving memory of Boris (1996 - 2011)


The one who got me started and always gave his very best as a friend, teacher and business partner.


Forever number one in my heart.  I couldn't have wished for a better dog!

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Smart Paws Dog Training!

Our training methods are based on punishment-free, positive rewards only. We provide both in-home and group classes. The concept behind Smart Paws is: If you have fun with it, your dog will too! Our motto is: No Pain, All Game!



"Jenina is that rare trainer who loves what she does and truly respects the dogs and people she works with. She has excellent training skills, honed through years of study and working with dogs of all temperaments. I highly recommend her."  More...



Please enjoy the following video clips, courtesy of the Glendale Humane Society. Here you can see examples of how Smart Paws training sessions work. More...


Jenina Schutter, owner of Smart Paws, developed a passion for animals as a young child where she grew up in a small German village surrounded by horses, sheep, cows, deer, rabbits, hamsters, cats, and dogs. More...


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