Tel: 845-635-8977

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Positive Paws Dog Training

Group and Private Classes:

  • Basic Obedience & Manners
  • Behavior Modification & Problem Solving
  • Canine Good Citizen
  • Therapy Dog Certification
  • Tricks 
  • Agility-4-Fun
  • Rally Obedience


  • Temperament Testing
  • Behavior Analysis
  • CGC Evaluator
  • Pet Partners Evaluator
  • Animal Behavior College Authorized Mentor/Trainer

Visiting Pet/Therapy Training Class 

Starting Wednesday October 11, 2023 - 7 pm

Would you like to do great things in your community and bring joy to others?  Is your dog friendly, loves people and loves attention.  Our teams visit nursing homes, hospital, school classrooms, libraries and many other places.  The comfort from an animal is the best!!!  

Call us for a free evaluation, to see if your dog qualifies.


updated 01/21/17



DO NOT ATTEND IF YOU HAVE ANY ILLNESS even if you are not running a fever. If there is a possibility that you have been exposed to COVID-19 or if you are exhibiting any potential COVID-19 symptoms, please email me.


Private Lessons:

  • $75 
  • $55 for Zoom lesson


Classes:  (classes are 6 sessions)

  • $160 ~  at the door/day of class 
  • $150 ~  register & pre-pay in advance by mail or paypal
  • $140 ~  current students who register & pre-pay before graduation

Visiting Pet

  • Pre-Screenings ~ Wednesday/Thursday by appointment
  • Classes - TBA

Pet Partners Evaluation: 

      * By appointment only


Bed, Bath, Biscuit & Beyond Boarding and Training Services

  • Boarding ~ $40-$75 per day
  • Boarding and Training ~ From $75 per day
  • ​Currently not available at this time. 






Positive Paws is a full-service dog training school located in Dutchess County, NY. We have serviced the Hudson Valley area since 2000.

Our Mission
At Positive Paws, we assist owners in having a positive long-term relationships with their dogs.  Using humane, gentle (and fun!) training techniques with behavior modification, we help owners teach their dogs to be well-mannered family members.