About Us

At Paws Inn, PETS ARE FAMILY!

Paws Inn Training provides a comfortable, low-stress environment with fun, interactive training activities designed to provide the best atmosphere for you and your dog to learn and grow your relationship together. In addition, in our group classes, your dog will receive healthy exposure and experience in interacting with other dogs and their humans.

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We Are Certified!

The health, safety and well-being of each pet who visits us is our top priority. That’s why we are thrilled tell you that our staff have each attained the level of Certified Professional Animal Care Provider (CPACP)! Each staff member has successfully passed the independent certification exam conducted by the Professional Animal Care Certification Council or PACCC.

A Local Family Business

Since 1998, Rick and Jodi Theis and their family have owned and operated Paws Inn and have provided boarding, training, and retail services in Waconia, New Germany and surrounding area. In addition, Jodi and Rick actively support the local rescue organizations by providing care and expertise for animals in need of homes. Now focused entirely on running the training facility and managing the retail store in Waconia, the many years of experience Jodi and her family has with dogs and pets of all kinds is readily available to the public. You are invited to stop into the store or reach out by phone, email or on Facebook

Owners Rick
Owners Rick & Jodi Theis with Tobias & Trooper

Our Location

8127 Yale Ave.
New Germany, MN 55367

Phone: 612-806-1854

Driving Directions

From Minnetonka, take Hwy 7 west to County Road 33, turn left and drive through New Germany to County Road 30. Turn right and drive west one mile to Yale Avenue. Turn left and drive 1.1 miles to Paws Inn.

From Lester Prairie, take County Road 9 to County Road 23 East, go 1.5 miles to Yale Avenue. Turn right, go 1.1 miles to Paws Inn.

About Us

Our Location

8127 Yale Avenue,
New Germany, MN 55367

Phone: 612-806-1854