dog and owner, dog trainer

At Pawsitive K9 Training, I want to help you enjoy life with your dog, and help you fulfill your dogs needs to help your relationship blossom. 

Christina believes that the key to success with training dogs is knowledge. She is continuously attending workshops, and reading books on how dogs learn and communicate, to best support owners with understanding their dogs needs. She is constantly learning so she can find the best, most effective training methods for you and your dog. 

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Training Programs

PupStart Puppy Program

Would you like a little guidance on how to raise your puppy the best way, to prevent unwanted behaviors and have a well rounded dog when they grow up? This program I will coach you through proper crate training and sleep in puppies. Teaching simple obedience commands (sit, down, come), preventing jumping, potty training, and loose leash walking.

 

What You'll Get

3- Consecutive, 1 hour lessons
Leash & Treat bag
Access to Facebook Support Group

Skill Builder Program

Would you like to bring your go for a nice, calm, relaxing walk with them walking nicely beside you? The leash is the most frustrating tool for both owners and their pups. The Skill Builder Program is designed to help you learn how to effectively communicate with your dog, in a way they understand, through leash work. I will work on setting the skills with your dog then teach you how to continue on your own. You also can come practice once a week with your dog in my Walk This Way class to continue your skills.

What You'll Get:

4 Days of Day Trains
2 One on One take homes
Quality Leash and Collar
Treat Bag
Access to our Facebook Support Group
Lifetime access to my Walk This Way Class

Best Friend Program

The Best Friend Program is designed to help owners, like yourself, build that strong, lasting relationship with your dog, so you can go on a nice relaxing walk, enjoy that beautiful summer day, and have your dog enjoying it with you, as a model citizen. I will put in some of the hard work first, teaching your dog the tool to connect with you. You will also have lifetime support through my Walk This Way group class every Monday night!   

What you'll get:
•    5 Day Board and Train 
•    1- 1.5-2hr Take home lesson
•    1 one-on-one, 1 hour Private Lessons
•    Quality Collar and Leash
•    Treat Bag
•    30 Foot Long Line
•    Lifetime access to my Walk This Way Weekly Group Class
•    Access to my Facebook Support Group

Top Dog Program

The Top Dog Program is designed to help owners, like yourself, form that strong, lasting relationship with your dog, so you can go on a nice relaxing walk, enjoy that beautiful summer day and have your dog with you to enjoy it with you as a model citizen. It has everything my 'Best Friend' Program has and then some! I will put in most of the hard work first, teaching your dog the tools to connect with you, and I will coach you, in real world scenarios, so you are prepared to go into the world and enjoy it with your dog! You will also receive lifetime support from me so that when you do hit those little snags dog training has to offer, and you will, I'll be there to help you through it!

What You'll Get: 

2 Week Board and Train
1- 1.5-2hr take home lessons
2 Private One-on-One lessons
Quality training collar
Quality training leash
Treat bag to help you with your
timing
30 Foot long line
Raised Bed
Lifetime follow up support
Access to my Facebook support group
Lifetime access to my weekly Walk This Way Follow up class

Group Classes

Puppy PlaySchool

Puppy Playschool is a fun class to start your puppy with socialization! This would be a 3 week group class meeting twice a week for puppies aging from 12 weeks to 6 months. This class will cover:

  • Off leash time to socialize and play

  • Learning about your dog body language

  • Getting your puppy used to being handled by unfamiliar faces

  • Teach you to tire your pup both mentally and physically

  • Basic leash walking skills

  • Basic obedience commands

  • Crate and potty training

Contact us if you would be interested.

Puppies must be up to date on Age Appropriate Vaccinations to attend.

Composed Canines 1

This class is going to help you bridge the gap of communication with your dog using the most frustrating tool for owners and dogs, the leash! We will help you teach your dog to be calm on the leash, and use the leash as a clear form of communication between you and your dog. We will work on building a lasting relationship. We will work on basic obedience and how to make those commands clean and consistent. We will touch on recall, along with place. We will be working on impulse control through place and thresholds.
This class is for dogs 4 months or older. Dogs with reactivity, people or dog aggression need to speak with the trainer first.

Composed Canines 2

This class is going to help you to continue bridging the gap of communication with your dog using the most frustrating tool for owners and dogs, the leash! We will help you teach your dog to be calm on the leash, and use the leash as a clear form of communication between you and your dog. We will be practicing these skills in real life scenarios along with more off leash skills.

This class is only available for Composed Canine 1 Graduates.