Not to be confused with day care, the pawsitive dog day school puts your dog on the training fast track and keeps him
there! Designed to work hand-in-hand with our traditional classes, day school helps set your dog up for success
by getting her into training mode and then passing the leash (and results!) to you. With anywhere from 5-13 hours
of steady immersion at each visit, these complete days cover all of the subjects: training, training, training, with a
dose of socialization, playtime, treadmill and down time that includes crate, tether, dog bed and down stay exercises mixed in.
+ dog day school is a combination of good manners and obedience designed to help you develop an adaptable,
adjustable dog that can venture anywhere calmy, comfortably and confidently. It is much more Montessori than an
all-day free-for -all recess or a canine boot camp. YES - your dog will play and network with appropriate
classmates, YES - he will also bask in abundant amounts of TLC, and YES- most importantly, she will receive
several one-on-one training sessions both privately and in classes which complement and fast track your traditional class education.
Whether you're looking for a jump start to training, an opportunity to fine-tune and fill in the holes, hoping to tackle
troublesome behaviors or simply, looking for a better way to keep your dog mentally and physically stimulated,
our day school/class combination is for you! What better way to make the most of your dog's training journey
than to have your dog handled and trained by experienced professionals each-and-every week. In fact, our structured program is overseen by the same training faculty who train your dog in class, at camp and on home
visits. With a combined 50+ years of full-time teaching and training and more than 10,000 dogs at the end of their
leashes, Jen and Francis have the knowledge and experience to help you set your dog up for a lifetime of success and then transfer those skills to you via our traditional classes.
Dogs are invited to spend between one and four days each week (with most participating between two and three
.) Of course, individual attendance varies according to each team's starting place, training pace, commitment,
and goals and we work together with each individual owner to develop a personalized plan that is consistently evaluated and re-evaluated as we go.
Interested in enrolling your dog in + dog day school? Due to our high demand and interest in providing
personalized service for all of our clients, dogs and owners alike, day school is only available to active class attendees. If you are interested in enrolling your dog in + dog
day school and traditional classes combination, call or click here to contact us and set up your free pre-enrollment consultation today.
"What I am most proud of is that he has discovered the joy of being a dog. He is more confident, relaxed and carefree around
other dogs – and so am I. I always worried that he was missing out b/c he didn't know how to play with other dogs or even with other dogs nearby. Sure, he loves walking with his
friends – but he wasn't able to enjoy running and playing with them (probably more my issue than his). Now I get so excited when I drop him off at day school and he walks
confidently in to the room with no concern for any dog he passes – and I get even more emotional when I see or hear about him actually 'playing' with other classmates during
the day or while at camp!! And while I know not every dog is good match for him, it's nice to see the 'smile' on his face when he does find one he likes."
— Michele D.
* Looking for traditional doggie day care and not day school?
Our neighbors, Boston Red Dog, would be happy to help!