I'm Adriana

I’m so happy you’re here!

Welcome to my site, which I created to be a resource for dog owners, budding dog trainers, and experienced trainers to learn about and strengthen their understanding of dog training.

Our online courses are comprehensive and are meant as stand-alone courses or as supplements to in-person training with a positive reinforcement dog trainer.

To register for an online course, visit our Courses page.

If you need help finding a trainer in your area who you can trust, visit our Find A Trainer page.

If you are a “positive-reinforcement” dog trainer, and are interested in joining our Affiliate Program, please visit the Affiliate page.

Loving Paws Dog Training is committed to providing gentle, kind educational methods for animals (don’t worry, we’ll be nice to you, too!)



I am a CATCH Certified Dog Trainer, a student studying Chemistry, and a white belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. 🙂

As a scientist, my interest is in using data-supported methods to attempt to teach using the most effective methods available.

I believe it is unethical to use pain or fear as a method for communication when other alternatives exist. In the same way that using pain and fear on children in school is becoming less and less culturally acceptable, I hope to encourage a similar evolution of societal belief for methods in animal training.

On this site, I share the most effective techniques I know and I support them with the word of animal behaviorists and force-free trainers.


I’d like to invite you to subscribe to my newsletter, where I share exclusive content that goes beyond the how-to and step-by-step articles on this site.

It provides me with a way to communicate directly to people interested in learning more. And, more importantly, it gives me a way to hear from YOU about what YOU think.

I want to know!

And, if you’ll let me, I’d love to be part of your journey to a happy, harmonious life with your dogs.

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