WELCOME TO PAWSITIVE CANINE CARE & TRAINING
A pawsitive place for your dogs to stay, play and learn!
We are a full service training facility offering quality care and professional training for your pets! We believe each dog is an individual, and deserves individualized care.
We offer a variety of training options, such as group classes, seminars/workshops, private sessions, and day training programs!
We also offer overnight boarding exclusively to our day training clients!
NOT SURE WHAT TRAINING SERVICE IS THE RIGHT FIT FOR YOUR DOG? WE OFFER CONSULTATIONS TO DISCUSS ALL OF OUR TRAINING SERVICE DETAILS, PRICING, AND AVAILABILITY!
VISIT OUR "PRIVATE SESSIONS" PAGE IN THE MENU BAR ABOVE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SCHEDULING A PRIVATE CONSULTATION WITH ONE OF OUR TRAINERS!
CREDENTIALS OF OUR TRAINERS
We believe in science and education.
Our trainers and our staff are highly knowledgeable and attend accredited seminars, webinars, and workshops to maintain their status as Certified Professionals. The animal welfare industry is ever evolving. We strive to keep our trainers, and staff up to date on current training methods.
The Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers® (CCPDT®), established in 2001, is the leading independent certifying organization for the dog training profession. The CCPDT is the leader in the development of rigorous exams to demonstrate mastery of humane, science-based dog training practices. Thousands of dog training professionals worldwide maintain the CCPDT’s certifications as a mark of high professional distinction.
Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Knowledge Assessed
At Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training & Behavior (KPA) we teach effective force-free training in all of our courses. Our aim is to build a community of positive reinforcement trainers who see shared value in collaboration and in discussion of training and behavior science practices and related issues.
Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner
The Pet Professional Guild (PPG) was founded based on a commitment to provide educational resources to pet care providers and the public coupled with an emphasis on building collaboration among force-free pet trainers and professional pet care providers and advocates for mutually agreed guiding principles for the pet care industry. PPG partners, members and affiliates focus on each pet’s physical, mental, environmental and nutritional well-being adhering to a holistic approach to the care and training of family pets.
Pet Professional Guild
The American Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to upholding the integrity of its Registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. Founded in 1884, the AKC® and its affiliated organizations advocate for the purebred dog as a family companion, advance canine health and well-being, work to protect the rights of all dog owners and promote responsible dog ownership.
Contact us today for more information, or if you have any questions about our services!
Hours of operations for pick-up and drop-off:
7:00am - 10:00am
3:00pm - 6:00pm
We are CLOSED for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. We still offer overnight boarding services for clients on these holidays but do not run our day training programs, private sessions, or group classes. All other holidays we run business as usual. Please understand our cancellation policy still applies to other holidays, so be sure to give us an advance notice if your dog is not attending on another holiday. Thank you!
301 Roosevelt Trail
Windham, Maine 04062
Our facility features a variety of full sized kennels, perfect for any size dog! We have several large fenced areas for your dogs to socialize or relax!
We strive to work with dogs with all different types of behavioral needs. Some dogs prefer more socialization then others, and that's okay! We offer one-on-one play-time, as well as solo enrichment! Your dog will never be in large, over-populated playgroup!
We offer a variety of training options from group classes to private sessions!
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