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As an adopter of Paws Humane, you will receive many benefits. One of these benefits is dog training for your newly adopted best friend! Paws Humane works with Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Karlene Turkington, to ensure you are ready and prepared to take home your new pet. Each pet owner will receive two complimentary hour long training sessions with each adopted pet. Karlene works with a variety of issues including basic obedience skills (sit, down, come, etc), basic manners (jumping, biting), and problem behaviors (chewing, nuisance barking, separation anxiety). If you have not utilized your complimentary sessions yet and would like to book your appointment, please email adoptions@pawshumane.org or call 706-565-0035.

About the Trainer

Owner or Karlene’s K9 Academy based in Opelika, Al., Karlene has been training dogs for more than 25 years, and has taught thousands of puppies and dogs and their people to work together and communicate well. In addition to basic manners and obedience, she teaches advanced obedience and competition skills, behavior modification and Service Dog training. She is an AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) and S.T.A.R. Puppy evaluator, a Therapy Pets Unlimited pet evaluator, and has many awards in conformation and dog sport competitions.

If you are not an adopter of Paws Humane, but would still like assistance in dog training, we highly recommend using the services of Karlene Turkington. You may reach her by calling 334-728-5911 or emailing kturkington@pawshumane.org. You can also check out her Facebook page by clicking here.

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