Pawsitive Reactions LLC, currently specializes in private, in-home dog behavioral consultations and training, tailored specifically to you and your dog. We no longer offer portraits but this page shows the ones that we have done in the past. portrait page
Covid-19 Update – July 2021
The ability to see clients inside of their homes has vastly improved with the increasing number of vaccinated individuals in Pennsylvania…. Read More
The behavior modification methods used by Pawsitive Reactions LLC, are based on building the best possible cooperative relationship with your dog using modern rewards-based positive reinforcement training. Debby will help you resolve your training and behavior problems with kind and dog friendly methods. These methods are supported by science and are proven to be the most effective for learning better choices as well as dog and dog-lover friendly! Pawsitive Reactions services include: behavior modification consultations on such concerns as aggression (both human and/or dog/dog); basic household manners; puppy training & selection advice; leash and barrier reactivity, multiple-dog household issues.
Pawsitive Reactions LLC, teaches you how to interact with your dog more effectively in order to prompt the behaviors that you desire. Debby has been a professional member of the APDT since 1999, and is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant through the IAABC. Debby is also a mentor trainer for Catch Canine Academy. Debby has been training dogs and their people since 1998.
Pawsitive Reactions, LLC is located in southwestern PA. Our in-home services are available to all Allegheny County residents. We service other counties including Washington, Westmoreland, Fayette, Greene and Butler as well as further locations such as Crawford County and surrounding area and including Ohio and West Virginia. A travel charge will apply. Please email for more information.
NEW! We now offer remote video consultations for *some* multiple dog household issues outside of our driving area. A phone conversation will need to take place first in order to determine that we can effectively assist this way. Pleased email for additional info.
Cancellation and refund policy is as follows:
WHEN YOU SCHEDULE A SESSION VIA EMAIL, IT IS ASSUMED THAT YOU HAVE READ AND AGREED TO THESE TERMS.
Cancellations/rescheduling issues: We require that a client provide a reasonable notice of at least 72 hours in the event of a need to reschedule, outside of medical emergencies. Failure to provide a timely notification will result in the forfeiture of the scheduled session if it is part of a multiple session package or the pre-payment of the rescheduled session. Repeated attempts at rescheduling sessions are subject to pre-payment of any remaining balance of a multiple session package regardless of the time frame that exists between the scheduled session and the attempted rescheduling.
Refunds are not offered outside of the untimely demise of the pet in question. There are no refunds provided for disagreeing with the modern training methods used. The responsibility to take advantage of the remaining sessions of a multiple session package is on the client. Waiver of the time requirement when needed is not a problem.
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO GIVE OUT BEHAVIOR ADVICE OVER THE PHONE OR VIA EMAIL IF WE HAVE NOT EVALUATED YOUR DOG IN PERSON. THANK YOU FOR UNDERSTANDING THIS.