BlackPaw Dog Training

Freedom Through Training

Dog Training for the Real World

BlackPaw Dog Training is Colorado’s premier dog board and train and rehabilitation service. We train dogs of every age, size, breed, and disposition. Our program helps to develop calm, happy, confident dogs while nurturing a strong bond built on trust and respect. Our philosophy is simple; to create harmony between dog and family with a personalized training approach. Whether your dog needs help overcoming anxiety, aggressive behavior, jumping, barking, or requires general obedience training, BlackPaw is the dog trainer Boulder has been looking for.

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Our Core Values


A simple combination of encouragement and boundaries creates superior results that stay with your pet long after training camp has ended.


Behavior is driven by needs. By helping families better understand their dog, we create clear communication channels, eliminating frustration.


Our team partners with you to build a relationship based on trust and respect, creating a healthy connection between dog and family. 

We aim to achieve extraordinary results and create happy, confident dogs.


Dogs Trained


Happy Clients


Years of Experience

What Our Clients Are Saying

Our Success Stories

german shepherd standing next to a middle aged blond lady with jeans and grey shirt on


York is a lovely German Shepherd bred from working lines. His owner is also his breeder and with his sire and dam at home, York ...
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well-trained dog sitting on a tree stump


Cooper is a big, sweet puppy, but his owners were frustrated with his selective hearing and lack of impulse control.
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We see this training as an investment in the life of our dog and our family for the next decade and beyond. We highly recommend ...
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She participated in a two-week board and train, and we couldn’t be happier with the results. Her recall with distractions is near 100% and her ...
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We were amazed to see how much our sweet dog had improved. Now was our turn to be trained. The program included teaching us how ...
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A calm pitbull that has undergone aggressive dog training.


We learned how to help her relax and how to ultimately control her reactions. It is impossible to deny, she is a happier dog, and ...
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Bernadette and her team worked daily to teach Giddy common skills that make for a polite dog. Since I brought her home, it has become ...
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After two weeks, Oaken is responsive, respectful, and able to interact with other dogs! Working with Bernadette has been a life-changing experience for both me ...
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Australian Shepherd sitting on rock at puppy training camp in Boulder, CO


We took my 6 month old Mini Aussie to the Black Paw training center for 2 weeks. I’m beyond happy with, and impressed with all ...
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