We are a positive reward based dog and puppy service providing extended services for our clients and their pets to enhance the over all well being of your pet and relationship with your dog.. We specialize in all areas of puppy development and behavior modification for mild to severe dog problems. We exclusively provide and focus on training, socialization,walking,boarding ( (pet sitting ) and grooming services when applicable. All dogs of all ages and problems are welcome. Our philosophy is to "let no dog be left behind." We know and love our dogs and puppies!
Tammy the Trainer brain child behind Star Paws fell in love with the dog as a child and has grown into one of the best professional dog trainers in Manhattan.
Developed and refined over 30 years, Tammy’s approach is based on the psychology of "pack mentality."
Voice control and body language are the instinctual tools dogs understand and Tammy uses these techniques in teaching your dog but more importantly, she teaches you how to get control and uses dog friendly methods and training tools. She has studied under world renown trainers and behaviorist. She remains at the forefront in dog behavior and psychology, working hand in hand with Veterinarians when needed on assessments and guidance with problem pets. She will tell you honestly everything she knows instinctively came from behavioral studies watching dogs run and play in packs for years.
Tammy has studied and trained other animal species such as lions,tigers bears & elephants her true love is working with dogs and their owners. She also paints and is responsible for all the wonderful color paintings portrayed on this site.