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Have a look at what some of our students say or wrote about working with the Positive Dog Training School's Staff!

2015 Testimonials

Ben & Susan says: "You have always made us feel welcome even if our dog was not well behaved." (Oct 2015)
Fred says: "We are so glad your school is still here – we have brought all our dogs to you for many years. We always tell people to go to you for real help." (Oct 2015)
Janice says: "We appreciated that you helped our kids to be part of the puppy’s training" (Oct 2015)
Jill says: "This is the first class my dog has really felt comfortable. " (Oct 2015)
Mary says: "You guys always  have an idea for ways to train our dogs when we  are desperate And it has worked!   " (Oct 2015)

2014 Testimonials

writes: "Very thourough and knowledable trainers, willing to provide individual advice when needed. " (Dec 2014)
Denys writes: "Very helpful for a first time puppy owner. Instructors are all so helpful and knowledgable. Great tips on how to hanle your dogs specific needs." (Dec 2014)
Jamiee writes: "Overall this class was wonderful! All of the trainers worked one-on-one with us and the way the class was structured really created a great training environment for our dog." (Dec 2014)
Steve writes: "I enjoyed all the little extras that were shared." (Dec 2014)
Susan writes: "Both of my dogs have received personal attention to their individual needs. Instructors are very experienced and knowledgable. They have enthusiasm and encouragement for all." (Dec 2014)

2013 Testimonials

Cheryl writes: "Best class I have ever taken, I have attended several classes with my dogs, Joan has the most positive and effective methods" (Jun 2013)
Cindy says: "Very well taught. Easy to understand and follow training lessons. Will definitely sign up for more classes. Thank you!!" (Jun 2013)
Omar says: "We came back after 12 years and found Fetty's class to be so exciting and educational for both our dogs!" (Jun 2013)
Ray says: "Me and my dog had a wonderful time with you ladies. Thank you for all the fun!" (Jun 2013)
Sandy says: "We took for granted the training our older dogs got from Positive Dog Training 12 years ago! They still knew everything and our new puppies didn't know anything tell after class! Now they ALL love reviewing their obedience commands!" (Jun 2013)
Sherese writes: "At Positive Dog Training we learned so many methods and tools to properly train our dog as a puppy as well as throughout life. Overall, a great experience!" (Jun 2013)
Roberta writes: "My dog walked in knowing the basics, but what I/we learned was how to be consistent and that I'm boss." (Apr 2013)
Ross & Terry writes: "Joan taught our puppy how to love learning and being trained to obey. Our puppy knows how to be around other dogs now and still listen to me as her handler. Excellent class!" (Apr 2013)
Angie writes: "This is my 3rd dog I've trained at Positive Dog Training. I trust them to provide all the important instructions and guidance we need for a great family dog!" (Mar 2013)
Ann writes: "I love the classes here. The dogs have such a good time - and so do the owners!" (Mar 2013)
Henri writes: "I took my previous 2 dogs through Joan's Obedience I and II. Now 10 years later, I'm amazed how techniques have changed and improved. A lot of new information for learning to deal with a puppy." (Mar 2013)
Jeannie writes: "Both my dog and I learned a lot. Really good bonding experience in a safe and supportive enviorment!" (Mar 2013)

2012 Testimonials

Lance says: "Joan is excellent-precise, thorough!" (Oct 2012)
Millie says: "Had a fantastic time. Learned a lot. I think the class was great. A must for all dogs!" (Oct 2012)
Andrew writes: "Great school, now are bringing a second generation of puppy here." (Sep 2012)
Danielle writes: "This was a wonderful class with people who were knowledgeable, friendly, and attentive. My dog has showed great improvement in all areas!" (Sep 2012)
Julie writes: "This class is beyond obedience. It is everything you need to know to raise a happy puppy." (Sep 2012)
Mandy writes: "Great intro class for new dog owners and experienced dog owners as well!" (Sep 2012)
Ton and Tonia writes: "The instructors did an excellent job of teaching us, as the handlers, to be consistent in our behavior toward our dogs." (Sep 2012)
Mara writes: "I really enjoyed taking Basic Obedience with my dog at Positive Dog Training. The instructors were excellent at giving advice specific to individual dogs and were friendly and very receptive to questions. It was a great experience for me and my dog and I will certainly be taking more classes here." (July 2012)
Mary writes: "Our whole family enjoyed the class and instructors. Great for the first time dog owners and owners with other dogs. We really enjoyed the class!" (July 2012)
Pam writes: "I was very pleased with the amount of attention each student received. This has been a very positive experience for my dog and I." (July 2012)
Randy writes: "This training was much more beneficial than other dog training I took 10 years ago. So much has changed. This class was very effective and well worth the time." (July 2012)
Shelly writes: "Your vast knowledge and ability to answer our questions was so helpful. Having all of the extra helpers during class gave us the individual attention we needed. Everything you taught us worked beautifully!" (July 2012)
Bob writes: "After 6 weeks of Basic Obedience Training, both our 2 yr old rescue dog and I understand each other much better." (Apr 2012)
Brent writes: "Great experience and chance to bond with your dog.  If I had to do it again, I would do the 6 week course." (Apr 2012)
Dan and Katie writes: "We love Positive Dog Training.  The instructors were really friendly, explained concepts clearly, and provided a good deal of personal attention.  It’s been really fun to watch our puppy learn commands.  He loved being in the classroom!" (Apr 2012)
Dave writes: "Don’t worry if your dog is older and hasn’t had enough training. Joan can help!" (Apr 2012)
Glenda writes: "Lots of practical, useful information presented in a positive, encouraging manner" (Apr 2012)
Jamie writes: "This class (Obedience I) was a big help by providing us with a foundation with which we could start training our pup.  We will be back for more!" (Apr 2012)
John writes: "They made working with a spirited dog an enjoyable & learning experience for dog and handler both." (Apr 2012)
Judy writes: "The class gave me more confidence by working with my Standard Poodle who is very intelligent, but strong willed.  Will definitely take more classes." (Apr 2012)
Lynette writes: "I have trained with Positive Dog Training with 3 labs.  I highly recommend for anyone.  Their knowledge of breeds is outstanding." (Apr 2012)
Marcela and Luis writes: "I really think that these classes (Obedience) help owners of dogs to know better the temperament of the dog.  A lot of tips you gave us to be able to teach to train our dog to be an enjoyable family pet." (Apr 2012)
Tony writes: "Great Instruction. Our puppy gives it 4 paws up! We learned so much more about our puppy than commands." (Apr 2012)
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  Casey writes: "Before taking basic obedience my dog was misbehaving and I would get frustrated being unsure how to fix the problem.  Just after the first class, I noticed a difference.  I highly recommend Positive Dog Training!" (Feb 2012)
  Diann writes: "Lots of great info to handle & train with patience and confidence." (Feb 2012)
  Jennifer writes: "All the classes I have attended with two different dogs have been thorough and very rewarding." (Feb 2012)
  Jo writes: "Joan has seen it all.  She can always give you a tip or technique to bring out the best in your dog.  These classes help you build a great friend." (Feb 2012)
  Kristin writes: "I was overwhelmed by my dogs energy and felt like I couldn’t control her.  After Beginning Obedience I, I began to understand more where my dog was coming from and what would and would not help her learn how to behave and how not to behave.  I understand and even enjoy my dog more now." (Feb 2012)
  Laura writes: "Several great tips I hadn’t seen anywhere else." (Feb 2012)
Alana & Crawford writes: "Very good to handle different situations." (Feb 2012)
Casey & Kevin writes: "In just a few short weeks, we have noticed a huge improvement in behavior!" (Feb 2012)
Jean writes: "This class was very helpful to me.  Will continue.  There is hope for me!" (Feb 2012)
Lonnie & Gary writes: "I appreciated the attention paid by the assistant to our dogs specific behavioral challenges." (Feb 2012)
Melanie writes: "I enjoyed the variety of the class.  It was a fun class and we’re introduced to different disciplines" (Feb 2012)
Pamela writes: "My dog and I had a fabulous time in this class!  It’s amazing how much fun we had and how much we learned together!" (Feb 2012)
Regina writes: "Love having a dog now who can relax around strangers, sit and play on command.  We loved the whole experience!" (Feb 2012)
Ron writes: "Excellent class which gave our rescue dog good exposure to other people and other dogs.  Good bonding experience for dogs with new owners – all rescue dogs should do this." (Feb 2012)
Sheryl writes: "What a great class & addition to the basic obedience course." (Feb 2012)
Tom & Ann writes: "Excellent and clear explanation – lots of good training skills to work with dog.  Works great.  Would highly recommend." (Feb 2012)

2011 Testimonials

Lance says: "Joan is excellent-precise, thorough!" (Oct 2012)
Millie says: "Had a fantastic time. Learned a lot. I think the class was great. A must for all dogs!" (Oct 2012)
Andrew writes: "Great school, now are bringing a second generation of puppy here." (Sep 2012)
Danielle writes: "This was a wonderful class with people who were knowledgeable, friendly, and attentive. My dog has showed great improvement in all areas!" (Sep 2012)
Julie writes: "This class is beyond obedience. It is everything you need to know to raise a happy puppy." (Sep 2012)
Mandy writes: "Great intro class for new dog owners and experienced dog owners as well!" (Sep 2012)
Ton and Tonia writes: "The instructors did an excellent job of teaching us, as the handlers, to be consistent in our behavior toward our dogs." (Sep 2012)
Mara writes: "I really enjoyed taking Basic Obedience with my dog at Positive Dog Training. The instructors were excellent at giving advice specific to individual dogs and were friendly and very receptive to questions. It was a great experience for me and my dog and I will certainly be taking more classes here." (July 2012)
Mary writes: "Our whole family enjoyed the class and instructors. Great for the first time dog owners and owners with other dogs. We really enjoyed the class!" (July 2012)
Pam writes: "I was very pleased with the amount of attention each student received. This has been a very positive experience for my dog and I." (July 2012)
Randy writes: "This training was much more beneficial than other dog training I took 10 years ago. So much has changed. This class was very effective and well worth the time." (July 2012)
Shelly writes: "Your vast knowledge and ability to answer our questions was so helpful. Having all of the extra helpers during class gave us the individual attention we needed. Everything you taught us worked beautifully!" (July 2012)
Bob writes: "After 6 weeks of Basic Obedience Training, both our 2 yr old rescue dog and I understand each other much better." (Apr 2012)
Brent writes: "Great experience and chance to bond with your dog.  If I had to do it again, I would do the 6 week course." (Apr 2012)
Dan and Katie writes: "We love Positive Dog Training.  The instructors were really friendly, explained concepts clearly, and provided a good deal of personal attention.  It’s been really fun to watch our puppy learn commands.  He loved being in the classroom!" (Apr 2012)
Dave writes: "Don’t worry if your dog is older and hasn’t had enough training. Joan can help!" (Apr 2012)
Glenda writes: "Lots of practical, useful information presented in a positive, encouraging manner" (Apr 2012)
Jamie writes: "This class (Obedience I) was a big help by providing us with a foundation with which we could start training our pup.  We will be back for more!" (Apr 2012)
John writes: "They made working with a spirited dog an enjoyable & learning experience for dog and handler both." (Apr 2012)
Judy writes: "The class gave me more confidence by working with my Standard Poodle who is very intelligent, but strong willed.  Will definitely take more classes." (Apr 2012)
Lynette writes: "I have trained with Positive Dog Training with 3 labs.  I highly recommend for anyone.  Their knowledge of breeds is outstanding." (Apr 2012)
Marcela and Luis writes: "I really think that these classes (Obedience) help owners of dogs to know better the temperament of the dog.  A lot of tips you gave us to be able to teach to train our dog to be an enjoyable family pet." (Apr 2012)
Tony writes: "Great Instruction. Our puppy gives it 4 paws up! We learned so much more about our puppy than commands." (Apr 2012)
writes: "" (Feb 2012)
  Casey writes: "Before taking basic obedience my dog was misbehaving and I would get frustrated being unsure how to fix the problem.  Just after the first class, I noticed a difference.  I highly recommend Positive Dog Training!" (Feb 2012)
  Diann writes: "Lots of great info to handle & train with patience and confidence." (Feb 2012)
  Jennifer writes: "All the classes I have attended with two different dogs have been thorough and very rewarding." (Feb 2012)
  Jo writes: "Joan has seen it all.  She can always give you a tip or technique to bring out the best in your dog.  These classes help you build a great friend." (Feb 2012)
  Kristin writes: "I was overwhelmed by my dogs energy and felt like I couldn’t control her.  After Beginning Obedience I, I began to understand more where my dog was coming from and what would and would not help her learn how to behave and how not to behave.  I understand and even enjoy my dog more now." (Feb 2012)
  Laura writes: "Several great tips I hadn’t seen anywhere else." (Feb 2012)
Alana & Crawford writes: "Very good to handle different situations." (Feb 2012)
Casey & Kevin writes: "In just a few short weeks, we have noticed a huge improvement in behavior!" (Feb 2012)
Jean writes: "This class was very helpful to me.  Will continue.  There is hope for me!" (Feb 2012)
Lonnie & Gary writes: "I appreciated the attention paid by the assistant to our dogs specific behavioral challenges." (Feb 2012)
Melanie writes: "I enjoyed the variety of the class.  It was a fun class and we’re introduced to different disciplines" (Feb 2012)
Pamela writes: "My dog and I had a fabulous time in this class!  It’s amazing how much fun we had and how much we learned together!" (Feb 2012)
Regina writes: "Love having a dog now who can relax around strangers, sit and play on command.  We loved the whole experience!" (Feb 2012)
Ron writes: "Excellent class which gave our rescue dog good exposure to other people and other dogs.  Good bonding experience for dogs with new owners – all rescue dogs should do this." (Feb 2012)
Sheryl writes: "What a great class & addition to the basic obedience course." (Feb 2012)
Tom & Ann writes: "Excellent and clear explanation – lots of good training skills to work with dog.  Works great.  Would highly recommend." (Feb 2012)

2010 Testimonials

Colleen writes: "Cyrus is a great dog, but he doesn’t know how to behave in a group. The extra care and attention we received from your staff was amazing to me. I am so grateful!" (Oct 2010)
Kelli says: "This is the 4th class I have taken with Joan. I would highly recommend her training." (Oct 2010)
Tara, Justin & Baizel writes: "This being our first dog, we really appreciated all the good instruction and advice we got from the Positive Dog Training trainers. We can’t wait to join another class." (Oct 2010)
William says: "I did enjoy & we all benefited from the class. Information was plentiful" (Oct 2010)
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