Welcome to South Paw

At South Paw we have high standards in caring for your pet. We offer group play doggie daycare, overnight boarding and group training classes.

Our center features 1,600 square feet of indoor playroom/training area, 6,000 square feet of outdoor play yard and quiet, private and secure overnight boarding.

South Paw has been serving Kingwood, Porter, New Caney, Atascocita, Humble and surrounding areas since 1995. We are located just off Hwy 59/1314 in Porter, Texas.

Meet Our Staff

Tracy Waterfallen

Tracy began competing with her first dog in 1993. She has been teaching training classes since 1995. Particularly interested in positive reinforcement training, Tracy joined the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) in 1996. The association of Professional Dog Trainers, APDT, is a professional organization of individual trainers who are committed to becoming better trainers through education.

Tracy became a Certified Pet Dog Trainer (CPDT) in 2006. Although Tracy’s main focus is teaching group obedience classes, she has enjoyed training her own pets for all types of things; Agility, Canine Good Citizen, Carting, Competitive Obedience, Conformation, Flyball, Freestyle, Frisbee, Herding, Packing, Pet Therapy, Rally Obedience, Tracking and Tricks.

Tracy loves all types of animals and has a background in veterinary technology. She has worked in many animal fields such as: exotic animal park, boarding, grooming, horse stables and veterinary clinic.

Association of Professional Dog Trainers


Our top priority is to supply your pet with the best possible care they can get. We strive to be the best and treat every pet like they were our own. With South Paw you can rest assure your pet will receive the best care possible.