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Rally Activity as a Therapy Program Tool

The American Kennel Club (AKC) created Rally in 2005 to be a fun family sport. Today, Rally competitions are held throughout the country. It is considered a team sport offering a way challenge you and your dog. Here’s how the AKC describes Rally: You and your dog navigate a course,…

My, How You’ve Grown!

Pawsitive Teams Celebrates its 25th Year   Think back to 1997, if you were even born:-) Two women, Carol Davis and Charli King, in the Rancho Bernardo neighborhood of San Diego, were puppy raisers for a local service dog training organization. They would spend many, many months working with and…

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…

In the Beginning …. Who is Pawsitive Teams?

Charli King and I started Pawsitive Teams (PT) in 1997 after being introduced to the world of service dogs while puppy raising for two different service dog organizations. We both embraced the concept but wanted to have more contact with those receiving these well-trained dogs and we also wanted to…