Trainer Profile
APDT Member Since 2019

Give Us Paws

 
Give Us Paws is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation based in Houston, Texas. We provide subsidized and free training of eligible candidates' dogs as service animals. We focus on veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress PTS), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and limited mobility. Paul holds certifications from the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CPDT-KA), has graduated from the Karen Pryor Academy Dog Trainer Professional program as a Certified Training Partner (KPA-CTP) and is a member of both the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and International Association of Assistance Dog Professionals (IAADP). We also provide pet dog, Puppy Start Right, and Emotional Support Animal training.
 
Certifications:
 
Designations: CPDT-KA
 
Job Title: Executive Director
 
Training Philosophy: Give Us Paws is committed to evidence-based training methods and to training service dogs to a high level of reliability that their handlers can depend on using positive reinforcement to build the behaviors people with disabilities need.
 
Locations Served: Greater Houston Metropolitan Area
 
Services Offered
Assistance Service Dog
Clicker Training
Fun Games
Group Training
Private Lessons
Private Training
Trick Training