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Tawzer Dog LLC 

PO Box 1550
827 S Bridgeway Pl. Ste 100
Eagle, Idaho 83616
1- (208) 639-1321 Main Office
1- (208) 639-1322 Fax
1- (888) 566-3003 toll free (U.S.)
support@tawzerdog.com

Mission Statement:

Tawzer Dog LLC’s mission is to be the leading supplier of positive methods training & behavioral materials and related products.

We are committed to continuously improving our product offerings and enhancing our customer’s experience.

 

Company Values:

 As a company and as individuals we value: 

  • Integrity
  • Loyalty
  • Respect for the individual (human or otherwise)
  • Service to Society

Tawzer Dog LLC promotes the humane treatment of animals. As such, product offerings represent ‘Positive Method’ practices and interactions exclusively.

Our Services: 

  • Video production and manufacturing from concept to consumption
  • DVD rental program encompassing canine and feline training and behavioral titles
  • Continuing Educational Credits on select DVDs
  • Choice selection of books written by our trainer partners and other subject matter experts.
  • Top quality merchandise consisting of pet care products, toys, treats, clothing and other accessories

 

History:

1997: Tawzer Dog Videos was founded by George and Alta Tawzer after being introduced to ‘Positive Approach’ training principles while attending an ADPT Conference in Memphis, Tennessee.  Recognizing the void in ‘positive approach’ training material, the couple started building a video library on this subject for distribution to trainers and laymen interested in furthering their knowledge and enhancing their training techniques.
 
2011: George and Alta passed the management ‘torch’ to their children (Debbie and Scott Pruett). New service offerings were introduced and the company was restructured to become what is now known as Tawzer Dog LLC.

 

Management Team:



Debbie Pruett: Partner | CEO

debbie@tawzerdog.com

As the daughter of the founders of Tawzer Dog Videos (George and Alta Tawzer) Debbie has been an ad hoc member of the Tawzer Dog team since the company was started in (1997). Outside of Tawzer Dog Videos, Debbie capitalized on her entrepreneur spirit, building a successful career in sales and marketing. Debbie has held senior management positions within telecommunications and contract manufacturing companies. Debbie transitioned into her current CEO role within Tawzer Dog LLC in 2011, when her parents elected to retire and start enjoying the fruits of their labor.  Since assuming her new position within the company, Debbie has instigated substantial growth within the company as measured by augmented product offerings and an expanded customer base.

 

 

 


Debra Staten: Partner | COO

dstaten@tawzerdog.com

Debra is the newest member of the Tawzer Dog team, having joined the company in January of 2013.  Debra brings with her a solid and diversified background in operations management, having held and prospered in similar positions over the course of her career. Debra’s strong business background and track record for success are assets that will help enable Tawzer Dog LLC to continue to gain market share and to achieve goals and objectives.Debra is a graduate of George Fox University and holds a BA in Management and Organizational Leadership.

 

 

 

Scott Pruett: Partner | Logistics Engineer

scott@tawzerdog.com

Within Tawzer Dog LLC, Scott is responsible for all aspects of logistics. As such, he is a primary contributor to the high customer satisfaction Tawzer Dog LLC enjoys. In addition to his role within Tawzer Dog LLC, Scott is a dedicated civil servant and has been a Firefighter for the Boise Fire Department since 2004. Scott has a strong commitment to community and service to others. This is best reflected in his volunteerism with local and national organizations: 

             President of the Boise Fire Burnout fund.
             Executive board member with The American Red Cross of Idaho
             Light My Fire Organization Committee Member 

 

 

 

Kody Kirby: Producer | Videographer | Editor

kody@tawzerdog.com

Kody is the face of Tawzer Dog LLC. As the videographer, Kody is the one team member that attends virtually all conferences and symposiums where Tawzer Dog LLC films. Kody’s Grandmother and founder of Tawzer Dog Videos, Alta Tawzer, ignited Kody’s interest in film when he began assisting her while still in high school. Over the years he has honed his skills and now oversees filming, editing, and production of all Tawzer Dog LLC videos. Kody shares his home with Ellie, his Miniature American Shepherd. 

 

 

 

Supporting Staff Members:

Keawe Soares - Production Tech

Jessica Beckley - Social Media Coordinator

Kassidy Kirby - Manufacturing Tech

Alexis Dawe - Manfacturing Tech