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Live from Boston, it's Friday night!!!

Announcing + dog 's Friday night lecture series.

When: Every 3rd Friday of the month, beginning February 20th @ 8:00 pm.

Where: + dog training center, 70 Southampton Street, downstairs

These in-depth lectures provide both novice and advanced students with tips you can utilize in your everyday, real-life environment!

Friday is Spa Day at  + dog!

Mark your calendars! Every Friday, the pawsitive dog is teaming up with with groomer extraordinaire, Simone, at Skipton Grooming  for SPA FRIDAYS.

For a limited time, active + dog doggie day school clients will receive 20% off the original Skipton Grooming price. Grooming includes a luxurious bath, ear cleaning, brush-out, blow dry and manicure (nail clipping),
(Sorry, this offer does not apply to haircuts or dematting.)

It's a real treat for you AND your dog. He/She spends the day receiving exercise, exposure, socialization and, of course, training - then, comes home to you smart, happy, tired and clean!

Call or click here to request more details or to schedule an appointment for Friday spa day grooming and day school!

You asked, we answered ...

+ dog now offers morning pick up! Available for + dog day school from select locations within the Boston area - Somerville, Cambridge, Back Bay, South End and South Boston. Don't see your neighborhood? Ask about additional availability.

+ dog now offers Doggie Takeout!

Hectic Schedule? Need dog food or supplies but can't get here before Skipton Pet Center closes for the night?


Just call our friends at Skipton Pet Center and charge your order over the phone.  They'll deliver your food/supplies downstairs to us at + dog for convenient evening pick up. IT'S THAT EASY!

Call Skipton Pet Center at 617.541.0520 to place your order. Service available any day + dog is open!

Need to find a Butcher, a Baker,
a Candlestick Maker???

How about a dentist, caterer or realtor?

A referral is the best way to find what you're looking for!

That's why the pawsitive dog has created our new + dog connections board for people! Our Connections Board is an easy way to connect like-minded + dog clients with one another to support each other's businesses.

Simply bring in your business card and tack it up along with the others on the corkboard in the hallway.

Thank you to all who donated to the 4-H Satucket River Dog Club! Your donations were greatly appreciated by the kids and their dogs!

+dolly     + leena     + nelson

+ radar     +rueben     + zilli     + zoia

the pawsitive dog would like to thank everyone who took the time to 'speak out' and complete our survey.  In fact, we received so many complete surveys, we couldn't pick just one drawing winner ... we've added more!

Congratulations to:

    + Daisy the grey terrier -  free, two-night stay at Camp + dog!

    + Tabasco the Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever - free, two-night stay at Camp + dog!

    + Bullger the Bulldog - free day of doggie day school!

    + Radar the Greyhound - free day of doggie day school!

We know your time is valuable and we want you to know how much we appreciate your input.

Keep checking back as we implement your suggestions!

You asked, we answered!

+ dog will now be open for day school and classes on Wednesdays for the entire winter season!!!

Beginning November 3 and continuing through May 31st, 2009, + dog will be open on Wednesdays from 7:15 am to 8:00 pm. Now you can enjoy the benefits of + dog FIVE days a week!

Looking for someone to share doggie adventures with this spring?
Canine Connections is an optional directory that connects like-minded  + dog students (intermediate to advanced) with one another for dog walks, training practice, exploration and fun.

  • Connect with other + dog students
  • Socialization, exposure and exercise for you and your dog
  • Discover new and exciting hiking and dog walking locations
  • Reduced risk with + dog trained dog companions

+ dog client? Click here to be added to our Canine Connections network.


pawsitive dogma
complete training to help owners and their dogs develop an enjoyable lifelong partnership.

since 1998

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70 southampton street • boston, ma 02120 • 617.541.1000

The pawsitive dog training center, + dog, is Boston, Massachusetts' premier dog training facility. Our dog training
professionals offer a variety of personalized programs including, but not limited to, dog obedience training, dog behavior
and dog owner education. The pawsitive dog offers creative, personalized alternatives to canine classes, dog day care and
dog boarding through individualized dog training programs including dog day school, overnight boarding and training stays
at camp pawsitive dog, dog field trips, home visits, Canine Good Citizen and Therapy Dog training and more.

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