Therapy Dog Prep School has returned to our Training Center!

What Makes a Good Therapy Dog?

  A social dog that likes people and other dogs is the short answer. Can a rescue dog become a therapy dog?  Yes! Another short answer. How can I make sure my dog is social and likes people and other dogs? Now we’re getting to the long answers.   Whether…

What is Therapy Dog Prep School?

Have people often told you your dog is so sweet that it should be a therapy dog? Have you ever wondered what’s involved in actually doing that sort of volunteer work with your dog? Pawsitive Teams has been offering Therapy Dog Preparation School (Prep School for short) just for folks…

Keep Your Dog Safe From Rattlesnake Bites

  By Barry Neichin, DVM Pawsitive Teams’ Director of Veterinary Medicine It’s a beautiful weekend in San Diego. A typical summer day. I’ve been at work all day and hoping to leave work as scheduled and catch some sun by the pool this afternoon. Just as I am about to…

What is Accreditation at Pawsitive Teams?

by Eileen Heveron, Executive Director As everyone knows, in this day and age there are many organizations—both for profit and not for profit—that provide service dogs to individuals with a wide variety of disabilities. Donors would like to know what sets Pawsitive Teams and other worthy organizations apart from the…

Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
Date November 24, 2021

  Cofounder Charli King with Kudos, Carli, Stanley, and Ollie   I have raised and trained quite a few service dogs since 1997. Each one included plenty of laughter, doubts, even tears. When you are with these pups twenty-four hours a day, you learn from each other … basic things…