October Prep School is still open for registration.

Registration is open for our October 2019 Therapy Dog Prep School!

The next six-week Pawsitive Teams Prep School session starts on July 9, 2019. It’s from 7:00pm-8:30pm on Tuesday evenings—read all about the class and register online here. If you’re curious about what it takes for you and your dog to become a certified therapy dog team, then our Therapy Dog…

Pawsitive Teams on KUSI-TV San Diego
Date September 21, 2018

We were recently featured in a KUSI-TV segment about different types of working dogs. We were joined on the set by one of our active service dogs, a service dog in training, a facility dog, and a therapy dog. To view the piece on KUSI-TV, click here!    

Service Dogs & Public Access
Date May 28, 2018

It’s not a vest or an ID card that defines a true service dog with public access rights as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Service dogs must have been trained to perform specific tasks which directly impact the person’s disability. by Carol Davis Simply providing emotional support to…

Our Therapy Dogs Help U.S. Active Duty & Veterans

Our Therapy Dogs Help Veterans with PTSD! Surf Dog Ricochet, the SURFice Dog, is usually seen providing a lifeline in the water

Dogs of War

Therapy Dog Archer, in addition to volunteering with Pawsitive Teams goal directed therapy program, he is the Ambassador for the Aztec Doberman Pinsher Club of San Diego and help teach the public the difference between therapy dogs, service dogs and emotional support dogs(ESD’s). Aztec share the story of “War Dogs to Recovery”…

Kids in Court
Date May 24, 2016

Let me explain what the Kids in Court program is about, but I have a few questions. Have you been in the San Diego Courthouse? Were you on jury duty or perhaps looking for a document? If you answered in the affirmative, you may have seen a dog walking down…

Barley, the Therapist!
Date December 24, 2015

Barley, the TherapistBarley, the therapist,  had a couple of career changes before being matched with me as a facility dog, due to his unique quirks, needs and skills. For the past 13 years of my career as occupational therapist, I have worked for Sierra Academy of San Diego, specializing in…

10 Week Year Old Pup in Training Monty
Date November 12, 2015

Service Dog training starts early! 10 week year old Pup in Training Monty has been training for almost two weeks and is already gaining valuable foundation skills.       Check out the video below of Elaine Service Dog Trainer and Pup in Training 10 week year old Monty in…

Sereja was Featured on Medium/Bright Website – “What If Dogs are Hired as Therapist?”

There is a great article written by Antonia Malchik on the Medium/Bright Website, which it’s dedicated to “innovation in education” and it’s funded by “New Venture Funding” and supported by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. We at Pawsitive Teams are proud to mention that Sereja was featured on Medium/Bright Website.  Antonia…

La Jolla Festival of the Arts 2015

The La Jolla Festival of the Arts 2015 is an elegant and high quality showcase event featuring nearly 200 award-winning artists, outstanding entertainment, delicious cuisines and your favorite fine wine and craft beer. The 29th annual Festival will be held on June 20-21 at UCSD Warren Field. Proceed

Pawsitive Tales Volume 27, Issue 1

Mary and Sereja in their office atO’Farrell Charter School.Sejera has been working as a Facility Dog at O’Farrell Charter School since September 2013. O’Farrell consists of grades Kinder through High School and is located in Southeast San Diego. Sejera spends most of her time in Family Support

Kitty Distraction Training for Pawsitive Teams Dogs In-Training

Preparing a dog for service dog requires exposure to the unexpected. We are fortunate to have a new distractor (5 month old kitten named Misa) to help with our training. Enjoy this short video taken during our last trainers’ practice.

Court Dog

Pawsitive Teams Court Dog Program Pawsitive teams has a great court dog program that helps children testify in court, so the child will have less stress in court while testifying. Video: Kiwi – Pawsitive Teams Court Dog An innovative program at the District Attorney’s Office is making it easier for…

Pawsitive Teams as the Rescuer of the Month

Tigertail Foods has chosen Pawsitive Teams as their Rescue of the Month! Tigertail Foods will donate a percentage of all sales in January to Paws’itive Teams.

Thank you to our business donors
Date October 23, 2014

Thanks to the following businesses that donated some of their awesome products to Pawpalooza 2014

Special Thank You at the Pawpalooza 2014 Event
Date October 23, 2014

We’d like the thank the following people for their donations and assistance at Pawpalooza

Pawsitive Tales Volume 7, Issue 2

While the procurement of our new Training center has marked a momentous step forward for our organization and its programs, this step forward does not come without challenges. Even though the lease rate on our new Center is very reasonable for central San Diego, anyone who is at all familiar with such costs will realize that…