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Meet Trainer & Canine Nutritionist, Maureen
Maureen is a full-time trainer with Pawsitive K9 Behavior School, but she also works behind the scenes as the office administrator and social media content manager. Maureen has a lifetime of experience around dogs, and first developed an interest in do...

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Meet the Owner and Head Trainer

Bridget opened Pawsitive K9 Behavior School in August of 2018, building on her prior dog training experience. Bridget has been around dogs her entire life and has been training in a professional capacity for 5 years now. Bridget has extensive knowledge that help...

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We are continuing to comply with the advisory set out by the Allegheny County Health Department. We will still be taking/seeing clients at this time, however, we ask that you please wear a mask when working with our trainers. We will try our best to hold private lessons outside, weather permittin...

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8 months ago
Three months ago, after another awkward “I swear he’s friendly - he just looks aggressive!” conversation over my anxious, barking dog, I decided enough was enough. My one-year-old husky rescue was no longer a puppy, and some of his habits were becoming personality traits. I had completed two rounds of group obedience training with him, but it just wasn’t working - in any new environment, nothing seemed to stick. I decided to seek better help. Enter: Bridget, Maureen, and the rest of the Pawsitive K9 staff. From the very beginning, they were my immediate support system. They saw my dog for the love bug that he really is, and helped him and me work through his flaws and anxieties. They set us up so by Day 1 we knew exactly what to expect, and every day I could actually see a difference. I chose the 10-day package, because I knew Bowie had a tendency to get comfortable in specific settings and had a hard time applying what he learned in new situations. I wanted him to have multiple o...
- Sarah S
8 months ago
I can’t say enough good things about Pawsitive K9 Behavior School. Not only do they know dogs, but they know people, too! They recognize that every dog is unique and every dog owner is unique too. Maureen is so intuitive to the needs, strengths, and personality of our pup. She knows just how to train her and how to equip us humans with the tools to keep the training going on our own. The flexibility and options to work with clients in their homes, in various public spaces, in classes, or in private lessons elevate Pawsitive K9 above any other trainers around.
- Adam B
8 months ago
We had an absolutely incredible experience with Pawsitive K9 Behavior School! Our 6 month old puppy was attacked and so we were looking for a place that would help her learn to socialize with other dogs without fear as well as keep building on the foundations of basic commands. Our puppy progressed so well during the 6 full day training lessons. And the staff send you many videos of what's going on throughout the day so you can replicate the training at home! The staff are so incredibly kind and knowledgeable, and are able to troubleshoot any issues you're having with implementing the training at home. They truly love every dog that walks through their doors and I knew our puppy was 100% safe with them. Our puppy also absolutely LOVED going to training each time - so even though it was a lot of learning for her, she was having a wonderful time doing it! I would absolutely recommend Pawsitive K9 Behavior School!!!!!
- Emma S

PAWsitive results when you choose us

We specialize in the following:
-Basic obedience 
-Aggressive dogs
-Anxious dogs
-Reactive dogs
-Basics in tracking
-Basics in scent detection

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  • (412) 849-0329


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560 McNeilly Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15226

Business Hours

Mon:8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tue:8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wed:8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thu:8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Fri:8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sat:8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
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