4Paws Academy is a positive reinforcement school for dogs, providing obedience training and house manners; solving common behavioural issues. Like other internationally renowned dog training schools, 4Paws Academy is a leader in our industry.

As part of our standard for excellence, we hold no reservations against breed, age, or behavioural problem. We understand and honour your commitment to your dog, and will not abandon you or your pet. If we encounter a behaviour we cannot work with, we will refer you to a vet/behaviourist at Foothills Animal Hospital.


The Academy


We are completely mobile! We come to you, from Airdrie to Drayton Valley; Rocky Mountain House to Stettler.


Monday to Friday

8 am to 8 pm


9 am to 8 pm

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Behaviour Adjustment Consultations

Second Visit

Is there a break down in communication between you and your dog? Are you having issues with:

Growling - Jumping - Barking - General Anxiety

Behavioural consultation packages are available to help owners who want to address extreme behaviours. Please fill out the detailed form below to begin the process.

The first stage is a 1 hour private consult, where the trainer is introduced to your dog and the behaviours you’re experiencing. The trainer will gather as much information as possible in order to determine the best method of changing the behaviour. Please be sure to fill out the evaluation form before the appointment.

The second stage is all about the training - these are a series of 1 hour appointments, or 30 minute sessions. You are provided with the skills and tools to begin working on changing the behaviour.

The third stage is a quick, 1 hour follow up, to determine whether you will need to repeat stage two or not.

All consultations are conducted in-home. We do NOT do over the phone consultations.

Private Training

Maybe you just got a puppy, or have a new rescue that you’d like to work on some basic manners with? Your adolescent dog has started testing some boundaries, and you just can’t seem to get ahead of the curve.

Don’t worry, our one hour private training can be done from the comfort of your home, with realistic homework to keep you on track.

The first portion of the appointment will be spent finding out what your expectations, lifestyle and dogs personality are like. Then, our trainer will detail out how to manage and create new behaviours. You will be given comprehensive homework about how to maintain these once the trainer has gone.

One week later, the trainer will check in on your progress to see how you’re doing. Many times, clients request a second visit, in order to show off what they’ve been able to accomplish in such a short period of time.

Private sessions start at home, as often the best behaviour is learned with low distractions. Please complete the form below before your appointment.

Behavioural Form

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1 hrs      $50

5 hrs     $200    *SALE

12 hrs   $500    *SALE



Application Form

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