Hours8 am - 10 pm


Fitness for the Sport Dog Handler


Pack of Paws is thrilled to be hosting Jerry Lashway

Saturdays at 3:30 in Training Room #2
This class will be available on June 10, then will be on hiatus until October 21

$50 per single session

Please leave your dog at home, this class is FOR HUMANS ONLY



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Fitness for the Sport Dog Handler is designed with YOU in mind.

  • Mental Acuity
  • Reflexes
  • Strength & Flexibility
  • Balance
  • Leverage
  • Running & Sprinting (they are not the same)
  • Quick Stops and Quick Turns
  • Footwork
  • Body Awareness
  • Balance
  • Core & So much more!

Geared toward training and competing in:

  • Agility (Running, Sprinting, Turning, Stopping, body awareness, reflexes)
  • Lure Coursing and Fast CATS (trouble holding your dog at the start line?)
  • Flyball (focusing on balance in all positions, catching at the end of the run, restraining & releasing)
  • Disc including Updog games, Freestyle, Toss & Fetch (helps with throwing, balance, speed)
  • Nosework (helps with balancing the leash and overall leash handling)

And More!

Things to bring:

  • Water
  • Yoga mat or towel


About Jerry Lashway

Jerry has been an athlete all his life, competing in multiple sports and professionally in 3 sports (MMA/NHB, Action pistol, and Arm Wrestling, and was an amateur powerlifter. He’s a licensed MMA trainer in the state of Massachusetts and currently coaches multiple professional and amateur athletes. This brings him an acute knowledge of how the human body reacts and how to teach it to react to specific situations. Very few athletes are as well-rounded (agility, strength, and conditioning) as mixed martial artists. He currently teaches Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Thai boxing, and MMA. Along with traveling the country teaching law enforcement professionals.

Jerry is a retired correction officer and Master Sargent from the USAF SF. Jerry is a very experienced instructor, having taught for decades in law enforcement, the military, and as a civilian.

He intends to bring his understanding and experience of human performance and training to Pack of Paws in order to help people in the action dog arena perform better by providing training specific to their needs.


PLEASE NOTE: Do not feed your dog their regular meal immediately before your training session. If your lesson interrupts your regular feeding schedule, please feed your dog only a small portion of their regular meal.

All handlers must be 18 years or older and physically able to restrain the dog. Persons under the age of 18 are only permitted to hold the leash with an adult present and handling a secondary safety line.

Payments for all services must be made directly to Pack of Paws Dog Training.
All services are non-refundable. See Terms of Service for details.

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