Pawsitive Thinking

Services and Rates
Client Experiences
Dog Training Book

Please contact me for specific quotes for your needs.

Individual, Private lessons:
  • Consultation/Assessment for behavior issues -$175.00 for the initial visit - This is required to meet the dog, the family,the environment and accurately assess the needs, issues and personalize the training.  Usually the first session is 1.5 hrs.   Additional behavior modification visits - $125.   The above rates are for one dog, if two dogs, the rates are 150%, three dogs are 200%.
  • Customized  Basic, Intermediate, Puppy Obedience Training and Clicker Training $85.00 a session, packaged discounts available. One dog, 5 session in your home -(no assessment), obedience package - $400.   For two dogs - $120 a session and 5 session package -$550.
  • Behavior modification for one dog, $125.00 a session (approximately an hour).  Only after the initial assessment visit. 
  • Diabetic Detection $160 for first one hour session, $100 an hour after the first.
  • Testing for the CGC (Canine Good Certificate) certificate $20.00.

    Customized training packages available.

Check Pacifica Parks, Beaches and Recreation Departmen for class costs

        approximately $165.00 for 6 lessons

A Gas Surcharge maybe added when gas becomes more than $4.00 a gallon

A Very Happy Graduate
Training should always be fun

Services available in the SF Bay Area:

    • Private lessons including Diabetic detection or group classes 
      • Behavior Modification: 
        Correcting small problem issues including barking, biting, jumping, pulling, digging, and running away.    Correcting major issues:  Dog/Dog aggression and Dog/people aggression.

      • Puppy training (9 weeks to 6 months) 
        heck the Pacifica Parks and Recreation "Play" book for class start sessions.  In your home with a single, 5 session package available at $350.  Multiple dog, in your home packages also available.

      • Basic Obedience Training  (6 months and older)
        Check the Pacifica Parks and Recreation "Play" book for class start sessions.  Customized private packages available.

      • Red Cross Pet First Aid training -Upon request private groups

      • Dog Safety lectures - available upon request 
        Learn how to make friends with dogs, children can become less fearful and learn how not to get bitten 

      • Overcoming Re-homing Issues
      • Dog training  -  Pacifica Parks and Rec.    Go to the following site and go to "Dog training"to enroll:



Surrie and Dozer 2010
Well behaved adopted siblings

    • Clicker Training (TRICKS)    
      Check  the Pacifica Parks and Recreation "Play" book for class start sessions. 
    • Canine Good Citizen Class                                       
    • Mommies To Be and Doggie Preparation                                   
    • Pre Puppy-Adoption Counseling
    • Canine Good Citizen testing (Certified by the American Kennel Club)  

NEWS!!!! This proven dog training methodology is available for humans:  Dozer (the dog pictured below) has written a book  (Bev -his human, translated). 
"Sit, Down, Stay:
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