Natalie, the owner of Paws 4 Purpose, is a certified canine training and behavior specialist. She is a graduate of Starmark Academy School for Dog Trainers, a nationally accredited school.
She has experience handling dog breeds ranging from Miniature Dachshunds to Pitt Bulls.
She is also the proud owner of a Lab/Boarder Collie mix named Jaxon and, a handsome mutt named Charlie. Jax is a proud recipient of the Canine Good Citizen award and Charlie loves doing tricks.
Natalie has completed over 700 hours of specialized training and holds certifications in the areas listed below, as well as many others:
Proper Use of the Electric Collar
“Dogs are the best thing that ever happened to me. They gave me love when I didn’t deserve it, friendship when I needed it most and joy to keep my head above the water in tough times. Because of this, I feel the need to give back so that everybody can experience what I have. Can dogs be frustrating? Absolutely. But don’t they also deserve a chance to be better? Without a doubt. That is what my mission is. Truly, making your best friend better.
I’m here to bring joy into your home that otherwise would be a distant thought. Behavioral problems often can be the cause of mistrust and tension between you and your pet. Barking, chewing, peeing in the house, humping, and all of the other annoyances can all be dissipated with a little tough love and care. I can teach your dog sit, down, place, and come among many other life skills. Take that step to a better life with your dog. Our dogs are just a part of our lives, but to them, we are their whole life. Make it worth it.”