Pawsitive Dog LLC
 
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Manners Training For Life

Training your dog is a two-way process, with communication between you both.  And with good communication your training will enable you to enjoy your dog more fully.   A well trained dog can enjoy sharing life with your family, without needing to be excluded.  

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The time invested in training your canine friend will pay off with years of great companionship. 

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Puppy Life Skills

under 5 months old

PROPOSALS SENT TO HUDSON & NEW RICHMOND COMMUNITY EDS

TO START IN FEBRUARY 2023

The whole family is encouraged to participate.

This course will focus on teaching life skills and concepts.

  • positive introductions to novel things and experiences

  • structured interaction play

  • teach your pup to love being handled

  • basic skills such as name recognition, sit and come when called

  • impulse control games, learning self control

  • calming strategies for those crazy times

  • management ideas to keep you sane and your puppy safe

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Polite Greetings

5 months & older

COMING BACK TO RIVER FALLS & HUDSON PARKS IN MAY 2023

An enthusiastic greeting from your dog can be flattering, but you and visitors alike hate It when your dog unexpectedly jumps up on you, getting you dirty or knocking you down. Training your dog to keep him or her from jumping will make those around you feel safer--it is possible to turn that annoying habit into a polite one!

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Quick Manners

for 5 months & older

COMING BACK IN MAY

LOCATIONS TO BE ANNOUNCED

This class starts with our well-rounded beginner curriculum and is designed to introduce your dog to learning basic skills and good manners. You will learn how to set your dog up for success with training games.  You and your canine friend will develop a working partnership and have fun training. 

  • Sit

  • Down

  • Pay attention

  • Come when called

  • No jumping

  • and more
     

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Hey Rover, Come Here

5 months & older

COMING BACK TO RIVER FALLS & HUDSON PARKS IN MAY 2023

Does your canine friend ignore you when you call him?  Are you frustrated or worried that the moment something interesting catches his eye, he’ll leave you behind?  A dog that responds to you immediately and consistently when you call him can enjoy freedoms that other dogs cannot. 

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This course you and your dog will learn:

  • Understand why your does not come

  • How to enhance your dog's desire to return to you

  • How too focus on you when called

  • Games to set your dog up for success instead of failure

  • Fast returns to you

  • How to handle distractions

  • What to do when he does not come when called

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Canine Good Citizen

PROPOSALS SENT TO HUDSON

& NEW RICHMOND COMMUNITY EDS

TO START IN FEBRUARY 2023

Dogs must complete a Basic Training course or pass a skills evaluation to join.  

Your dog will develop better manners in the face of distractions:  
*  Accepting a friendly stranger without jumping
*  Sitting politely for petting
*  Walking on a loose lead
*  Walking calmly through a crowd
*  Coming when called
*  Solid sits & down stays
*  Polite greeting when meeting another dog
*  Acceptance of being groomed and handled by a stranger

Dogs that pass the CGC test (optional) will receive a certificate and title from the American Kennel Club (includes mix breeds).

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SCENTsational

for dogs of all breeds & ages

COMING BACK IN SPRING OF 2023

Looking for an easy way to keep your dog busy? Do you want an activity for your dog that’s both fun and mentally stimulating? Scent games offer your dog a fun way to use their natural talents.  For dogs of all breeds and ages.

The benefits of teaching your dog nose work include:
*   Fun way to give your dog more mental stimulation
*  Gives your dog extra physical stimulation
*  Scent work builds your dog’s confidence
*  Gives your dog a job to do
*  Easy way to bond with your dog
*  Scent work is fun & rewarding for both you and your dog

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Walking in Partnership

5 months & older

COMING BACK TO RIVER FALLS & HUDSON PARKS IN MAY 2023

Is your dog walking you instead of the other way around? Do you dread going for walks? Are your arms and shoulders aching? Is he a barking maniac? Yes, walking an out of control dog is incredibly frustrating. Let’s change that!

 

Learn exercises to teach you and your dog to walk in a calm, pleasant, and fun partnership.

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Pooch Painting in the Park

for all breeds & ages

COMING BACK SUMMER 2023

Painting with your dog is a fun way to spend some time with them.  The finished paintings are pawfect to frame or makes the pawfect personalized gifts.   This painting activity doesn’t require any training so it’s something that can be done with dogs and puppies of all ages.  

All proceeds benefit Gregory's Gift of Hope Rescue

You may prepay below or pay cash at event.