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What our clients say


"Polite Paws is by far the best training program we have had (and we have tried many). Jade has a wonderful calm teaching style and puts humans and dogs at ease. She has a variety of classes for all levels of abilities and allows you to do what is comfortable for you and your dog. So glad I found her."              - Nancy with Gus and Benson (Border Collies)


"It is great to have someone who loves dogs and believes that a new behavior should be taught with kindness.  My trainer is always professional and has a wonderful understanding of how to train dogs and is passionate about her work.  Another positive note is she is dependable and trustworthy.  Dallas LOVES her very much."         - Barbara Florentine with Dallas (Cocker Spaniel)


"From the moment Polite Paws entered our home, we were all at ease, it was like having a long time friend come to visit.  Our 11 month old Shetland Sheepdog came from an abusive background.  Polite Paws understood and showed patience, understanding and love.  Whatever your situation is, I highly recommend Polite Paws to solve your 4 legged problems and needs."      

     - Bonnie & Joel M. with Rio (Shetland Sheepdog)


"Jade is very kind and patient. My dog was struggling through a behavior incident and Jade was amazing and level headed throughout.  Agility was awesome! She always thought of creative ways to engage Riley and he looked forward to going! She did not once make me feel bad about it or blame my dog. It was a learning experience and she was very helpful!"        

- Julia and "Riley" (Boxer)


"Jade is an absolute gem. Her mannerism and her knowledge of "animal speak" is evident throughout the lessons."          - Rosemary & Ken with Stashu (Polish Lowland Sheepdog)


My puppy manner class with Jade G is professional, well-organized and fun.  Even my Jack Russell pup minds his manners now."        - Elaine Anderson with Rex (Jack Russell)


"Jade came to our rescue and showed us how to reinforce good behaviors and train our puppy so that she is welcome anywhere.  Her love and knowledge shines through whether working one on one or in a large group."


"I loved attending classes with my dog with Polite Paws.  Jade is a warm, caring and highly knowledgeable trainer who has an amazing attitude and abundance of patience for her students - both human and canine! The atmosphere is fun and relaxed and I look forward to taking more classes with Jade."          - Amy Jensen with Daisy (Lab mix)


"Thanks to Jade who helped with our monster puppy Wickett turn him into a fun loveable puppy.  We will continue to work with Wickett and Bella on their training.  It has helped the whole family to know that positive training really works well."        - Sue with Wickett (Yorkie)


​"George has learned so much in this agility class! He's had a ton of fun,while learning new skills and gaining self confidence."          - Kathy with George 


"Jade was absolutely fantastic! She was so gentle and patient with Kai and he loved her! Jade was always on time and you could tell she really loves what she does! We will certainly use her again!"

       - Angela and Kevin with Kai (Morkie)


"Jade, Thank you! We truly appreciate what you have done to help us with Koda and Owen.  Believe it or not Owen actually walked on leash without throwing a temper tantrum! We know that if we keep working them bringing a new baby into the home will be a breeze.  We will continue to keep you updated but for now all is well and we thank you!"

       - Garrett and Maggie Sullivan with Owen (Potcake) and Koda (Pitbull)



"Jade is patient,caring and really works with positive reinforcement.  She'll never make you feel dumb and is always available outside of the class to help and give advice.  She's just an all-around good person that truly loves animals and loves what she does!"

       - Chelsea and Rob with Jax (German Shepherd)


"The classes were so helpful with learning how to teach Cali to walk with me without pulling, to sit, stay and all of the necessary skills a puppy and pet parent should know.  She is much better behaved then when I tried to do her training on my own.  She also got to learn how to place nicely with other dogs."

      - Jen with Cali (mixed breed)


"Given a house the resembles Noah's Ark with young children also, Jade worked miracles in a short period of time.  She explained and demonstrated the training methods and ideas behind them perfectly.  the dogs and children are much better trained now!"

​     - The Pollock Family

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