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  • Mookie is 14 years old. He is partially blind and deaf but still a great friend and loyal pet. Depaw is always ready to make accommodations for Mookie - giving him walks because he cannot see to goto the doggy day care. Special permission to stay in because he does not do well in a cage.


  • Really enjoyed the workshop. Chad is very passionate and knowledgeable. I enjoyed learning about his training methods. I liked seeing the dogs in action and learning the choke hold was very useful. Watching the dogs interact including my own was fun and helpful. Thank you!

    K Shafman

  • This was very well-run! We were made comfortable and fed well! The content was excellent and critical for trainers who want to work with aggression. Chad is extremely passionate and yet practical. I would recommend.


  • From the moment i signed up until the last minute i felt supported and welcomed. I learned things I didnt think I would learn like the true definition of aggression. The layered stress model will be an invaluable part of my toolkit.

    Caiyn Ferri

  • I found the workshop to be very well put together and informative. It has got my gears turning and I am excited to put this into use. Everything Chad said just made sense. Thank you gys for doing this!


  • I just want to THANK YOU for all for your caring attitude. I know my dog is in great hands. I also thank you for tolerating my little girls mood at times, as she thinks she owns the place

  • Bailey loves it there, it is her second home and the employees know the animals personally.

  • My dog absolutely loves coming to DePAW! He starts barking the minute we turn the corner on Rte.38 from Kirk. Staff is friendly and helpful.

  • My girl is shy and withdrawn and timid, but she is very comfortable here. I can't say that about other 'top notch' places ive taken her to. Thank you!

  • Friendly staff, welcoming, clean facility, personable - feels like you guys care (remembering dogs name). Great place! We love it here!

  • Many kudos for making my dog comfortable + loved with pets + kisses. thank you for the free trial food samples, coffee, tea, + popcorn. Thank you for birthday treats and balloons!

  • Love DePAW, have been to three other facilities in area + none compare. We will happily travel further to keep our pup at DePAW. Great job, keep up the good work and thanks for everything!

  • Great atmosphere. Know my dog is cared for. Very thankful for everything you do!

  • Staff is SO good!!! Both my dog and I appreciate you folks.