Growing up on a farm in Israel surrounded by many pets, Adir, the founder of Big Paw Services, has
been a compassionate animal lover since before he learned to walk. In 1998, Adir began his mandatory
military service in the Israeli Defense Force and was privileged to join a classified Elite Unit as a their K-
9 Specialist. He studied animal husbandry, ethology, psychology (emphasis on behaviorism,
cognitivism, constructivism,and toddler/children psychology), animal socialization, as well as various
different [humane] learning theories and canine first aid. His in-depth studies triggered his passion
After training dogs since 1998 for other companies, establishments, or government consultation gigs, in
2008 Adir created Big Paw Services; a one stop, in-your-home pet care and dog training shop
Animal Control, and probation office as an evaluator, assessor, and behavior modification trainer. He
specializes in aggressions, excessive barking, or other behavioral issues deemed a danger/nuisance to
society. Adir is also currently a canine consultant for Open Space Mountain and Parks where he
provides valuable input from the canine perspective before implementation of the various OSMP
When he's not running the business or playing with pets, Adir can be found at Eldora teaching children
to ski or snowboard since 2008. He is a full-time AASI full cert level III snowboard instructor, mountain
trainer, children specialist trainer, freestyle accredited, and is a USSA level 200 coach. In 2015, Adir
created a nonprofit competitive ski and snowboard freestyle / free-ride program called the Extreme Pink
Team. In their first season, his 20 athletes and 3 coaches brought home an unheard of 79 medals out
Who are we and why do we do what we do?
Big Paw Services is locally owned and operated non-franchised family business specializing in dog
training, behavior modification, dog walking, pet sitting, and more. We are fully bonded and insured.
Proudly serving Boulder, Gunbarrel, Niwot, Nederland, and surrounding area, CO.
About us and the pets we care for