When you want expert dog training, you want someone who has experience working with many breeds on many issues. Chuck Adams, founder of Pappaws Dog Training Center, has more than 20 years of experience training all breeds of dogs in both specialty and obedience behaviors. He uses a compassionate approach to resolve behavior issues in canines.

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Chuck Adams is a Certified Master graduate of The Tom Rose School for Professional Dog Training. He has extensive experience with both American and International standards of dog training. He specializes in AKC and Schutzhund/IPO obedience, AKC agility and IPO tracking. He is an AKC CGC and CGCA evaluator and Professional member of IACP (International Association of Canine Professionals). He is also a member of the USCA and GSDCA. He competes in AKC and IPO trials earning titles on his beloved GSD's to better his and their abilities. When you need effective training, contact Chuck at Pappaws Dog Training Center!







Robin Honsa is a Certified Behavior Specialist/Certified Dog Trainer who graduated from Starmark Academy for Professional Dog Trainers in March 2015. She came right onboard and began working for Pappaws in April 1, 2015.  She has trained and competes in AKC obedience since 2009. She is an AKC Star Puppy, CGC, and CGCA evaluator.  She has earned a plethora of obedience titles on client's dogs, as well as her own. 

Robin has been a therapy dog tester/observer for Alliance of Therapy Dogs for several years. She has her own therapy dog (her 3rd), which she uses to brighten the lives of others and give back to the community for the talents she feels she has been blessed with. She is a Professional member of IACP, (International Association of Canine Professionals) where she continues to work toward separate certification, GSDCA,(German Shepherd Dog Club of America)  and USSDR (United States Service Dog Registry). She was an active member of Missouri Rhineland Kennel Club before moving to Marshfield.

Robin has donated her time in training shelter dogs to increase their chance of placement in a home.  She ran a successful small training business prior to furthering her education and joining the Pappaws team.

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Our Values

At Pappaws Dog Training Center, we believe dogs inherently look to their owners for guidance and leadership. They want to please you. We train them to stop unwanted behaviors and, more importantly, teach you how to best communicate your expectations. We love dogs and we always treat them with compassion and care, no matter their demeanor. For caring training and lasting results, Pappaws Dog Training Center is your first and best choice!

Our Commitment To You

When you contact Pappaws Dog Training Center, you can expect effective results, compassionate treatment of your pet and committed training. Once evaluated for appropriateness, Chuck and Robin will work extensively with you and your dog to ensure that you stay in control and your dog is happy. We use AKC and IPO approaches that have a proven track record of success. If you need specialty training, we're happy to include it.

Contact us today at (417) 630-0085 for a Free Evaluation!