Sandy, Zoe, Annie, Sailor, Rella, & Jazz

"Initially, what attracted me was the excellent facility and equipment. I soon learned Think Pawsitive offered much more. Katie and Lisa are very knowledgeable, extremely supportive and are very good at what they do! Their love for the dogs and their training methods are exemplary."

Sandy Wiedenhoeft & Zoe, Annie, Sailor, Rella, & Jazz

Caryn Thacker

"I am so grateful to have found Think Pawsitive and Katie. The training we have received has provided us with the building blocks to be competitive in our agility career."

Caryn Thacker

Bob and Beth Jors

"Katie made training my dog's fun...In the past dog training was such a frustration, and I wasn't very successful either. But they are now becoming great dogs to live with!!"

Bob and Beth Jors

Dawn and Larry Schroeter

"All of our yelling and punishment did nothing to curb his "counter surfing" and it just left us and our dog frustrated. After a couple of sessions with Katie, Hank learned to make good decisions that earned him rewards."

Dawn and Larry Schroeter

Joe Lemel, Jake, and Elwood

"Katie and Lisa have the rare gift of sharing their amazing passion for what they do and an extraordinary ability to teach and demonstrate. Thank you for exposing me to the path that Think Pawsitive provides which makes it possible for someone with no background or experience to spend such special time connecting with my dogs, Jake and Elwood."

Joe Lemel, Jake, and Elwood

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