All Fur Paws, LLC
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​​All Fur Paws, LLC​​​​​​
P.O. Box 402
Plainfield, WI  54966
(920) 210-0764
​email: [email protected]
Matilda Needs a home!
Matilda is a sweet, 4 yr old-ish Boxer in need of a new home.  She is good with other dogs, housebroken, crate trained, and SUPER sweet.   She ewill be fully vetted at the time of placement and her adoption fee is $450.00.
For more information, email me at [email protected]
About Kim
II have loved animals all my love and feel a connection to dogs in particular.   I have been training dogs professional for 15 years and have been active in the rescue/shelter world for just as long. My job is to teach people how to work with their dogs and teach them "dog languange."  On the flip side, I become the student when I attend workshops and seminars and continue to learn as the field of animal behaior continues to evolve.  I teach owners how to work with their dogs in a positive, fear-free environment and enhance the bond with their dog through consistent feedback and reinforcement.  

Professionally, I am a member of Force Free Trainers of Wisconsin and the Pet Professional Guild, an AKC STAR Puppy and Canine Good Citizen evaluator and a training instructor for the Animal Behavior College and CATCH Canine Trainers Academy and have mentored several new trainers.  I am also a Dog Gone Safe presenter and love to teach people, especially children, how to be safe around dogs.   

I am a staunch advocate for the humane treatment of all animals and consult with many rescues and shelters in Wisconsin.   I served on the administrative rules committee for Act 90, the Wisconsin Dog Seller's Law, during 2010-2012.   I am the former Animal Care Manager/Operations Manager at Elmbrook Humane Society in Brookfield and the former director of the Dodge County Humane Society where I oversaw the construction new building.   After almost 20 years, I recently retired from Green Acres Boxer Rescue of WI. 

When not working with dogs, I enjoy reading books and attending seminars to advance my  training skills and animal knowledge.  I enjoy being outside and gardening.  I am owned by one Boxer, a sassy 2-year old female named Isabella.   I have many more furry friends waiting for me at the Rainbow Bridge. 

My Qualifications
I have been training dogs professional for over 15 years.   When I started this process, there was no formal training path for dog trainers.  Those of us with an interest started attending workshops and seminars by other trainers and read A LOT.    ​
Professional Member  - Pet Professional Guild
I am a professional member of the Pet Professional Guild which advocates force-free methods and provides execellent seminars and workshops for ongoing learning.  ​​​​​
Mentor Trainer
I am a mentor trainer for CATCH Canine Trainers and Animal Behavior College.  I love sharing my skills and knowledge with future dog trainers!  ​​​

Seminars and Workshops

  • Canine Health Seminar:  Vaccine-Related Isssues, presented by Dr. Jean Dodds (June, 2018)
  • An Evening With Temple Grandin, presented by Dr. Temple Grandin (June 16, 2016)
  • Fostering Workshop, presented by Carol Sumbry, CPDT, IAABC
  • Reactivity in Dogs, presented by Brenda Aloff (May 16 & 17, 2015)
  • A Pet Professional Guild Case Study - The Most Chellenging Behavior Cases, presented by Diane Garrod (March, 2015)
  • Ethology and Canine Behavior - Windows of Opportunity:  A new Look at Canine Socialization, presented by Christopher Pachel, DVM, DACVB (December 21, 2014)
  • Seperation Anxiety and Dog-Dog Play, presented by Nicole Wilde (April 13, 2014)
  • The Dominance Myth:  Fearfulness, Reactivity & Aggression in Dogs, presented by Dr. Ian Dunbar (September 5, 2013)
  • Dog-Dog Group Dynamics, presented by Sue Sternberg (May 11 & 12, 2013)
  • Rational Use of Behavioral Medications for Cats & Dogs, presented by Karen Overall, VMD, Dipl ACVB, CAAB (October 30, 2010)
  • Assessing Canine Behavior, presented by Brenda Aloff (May 24 & 25, 2008)
  • Addressing Behavior Problems in Dogs, presented by Trish King CPDT, CDBC (March 24, 2007)
  • For The Love Of A Dog, presented by Dr. Patricia McConnell (August, 2006)
  • Dog Behavior  - East Coast meets West Coast, presented by Trish King and Pia Silvani (November 12, 13 & 14, 2004)