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Paws -N- Learn Academy

Experienced Pet Trainers

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Personalized Training


Adult group class

Ready. Set. Train.

Our group classes are designed to help you and your dog work together as a team to achieve better behavior & a better relationship! 🐾 There are a variety of fun classes to choose from depending on your needs. 
Current classes include: * Basics & Beyond * Leash Skills 101* Rocket Recall* Next Level Leave It * Reactive Rover * Bows and Wows (tricks class ) 


Private Training

A Little Goes a Long Way

Our private training sessions are designed to provide you with a full hour of instruction dedicated to you and your pup! We will address any behaviors you want to concentrate on and create an individualized training plan for moving forward. Training can take place in your home or at our training studio. 


Puppy class

Be a paw ahead of the rest! 

Join us for this amazing 6 week course where both you and your new puppy will thrive. We tackle “all things puppy!” House training, basic cues, socialization, resource guarding prevention, and much more! Plus, puppies get to play with one another to strengthen their social skills with other pups. What could be cuter to watch? 🐾


Puppy play & train

Puppy Power! 🐾

Tuesdays and Fridays we offer a unique opportunity for your puppy to play and train at our studio. Open to all puppies 6 months and younger. Must be up-to-date on vaccines. Space is limited so call to reserve your spot today! 8am to 5pm. Half day, full day, or by the hour…you decide!  Relax a little and let us do the training while giving them plenty of time to play with friends! 

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Certified & Veterinarian-Backed

Paws -N- Learn Academy is founded on the belief that training should be fun for both the humans and the dogs! We are dedicated to using the most current, science-backed and reward-based training techniques. We are committed to force free, fear free, and pain free learning. At Paws -N- Learn Academy, our goal is to help canines and their human companions understand each other better and communicate more effectively with one another. We aim to provide practical solutions to the most common challenges that pet guardians face. 

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Tomi DiCapua


     Tomi DiCapua is a certified, professional dog trainer and behavior consultant. She earned her CTC from Jean Donaldson’s Academy for Dog Trainers. The Academy is considered the “Harvard of dog training schools.” It is a rigorous 2 year program that “offers a comprehensive education in all aspects of dog training, dog behavior, behavior modification….” The Academy is the “ standard for dog training excellence worldwide.” In addition, she obtained a diploma in Animal Behavior (Dip.ABST)  from the Companion Animal Science Institute. This intensive program gives graduates “ a thorough and in-depth knowledge and set of skills in behavior and a strategy for applying science-based procedures to change behavior….”       Tomi has been working in the animal welfare industry for 18+ years. The last 10 years have been dedicated to animal behavior, specifically dog training and behavior consulting. She has spent 7 years working at an animal shelter which has given her extensive, valuable experience with dogs of all breeds, ages, sizes, and temperaments. Tomi is a proud member of the Pet Professional Guild ( the Association for Science-based, Results-based Force Free professionals ). She is a strong proponent of continuing education and strives to keep current on the best practices in her field. She is adamantly committed to training with positive reinforcement. She adores animals of all kinds and currently shares her home with her 3 dogs, 2 cats, and a bird.  Tomi also holds a bachelor’s degree in Education from Georgian Court University. 

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