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

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.

Starting January 31st Rally-O is back!!

Starting January 31st College is back!!

​Come and have some fun with us!!


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 Dog Training

Click Below to Register for Classes!

Tel: 845-635-8977