Training classes are offered at both our Lansing and Okemos locations.

Lansing Location

Meet Angie Falcsik

“Whether teaching owners how to improve their dog’s behavior, building a solid foundation for learning, guiding them to excel in competitions, or showing owners how to develop a fit and healthy dog, my mission is to provide top-level training and help owners build a stronger bond with their dogs and expose the fabulous journey of training and fun!” -Angie Falcsik, Pawsitive K9 Obedience

Angie Falcsik is the owner of Pawsitive K-9 Obedience, LLC and is a Certified Nose Work Instructor (CNWI) through the National Association of Canine Scent Work and a Certified Athlete Specials/K9 Fitness Instructor (CCAS) through Northeast K9 Conditioning, LLC and Academy.

Angie has been professionally training dogs for over 15 years. Her philosophy on training utilizes shaping behaviors, teaching foundational skills, clear and fair communication, developing & establishing a positive & healthy relationship between an owner and their dog, and always setting the dog up to succeed while stretching their knowledge and abilities. She feels training should be fun for both the handler and the dog, and believes play is a huge part of the reward system.

Group classes include puppy classes, basic obedience, all levels of the sport of K9 Nose Work® (scent detection) from introduction up through the top levels of competition, K9 fitness, tricks classes, fear/aggression rehab, and tracking.

To learn more and to register for classes, please visit Angie’s website at www.pawsitivek9obedience.com

Okemos Location

Meet Sara Alguire

Sara Alguire, KPA-CTP, believes that work should be play and learning should be fun! A public school educator for 31 years, Sara has lived this philosophy as a special education teacher, school social worker, and summer camp director. Sara began incorporating her therapy dog, Duchess, into her work with children in 2005. This experience opened her eyes to the healing power of the human-animal bond. She has since used this powerful tool in a variety of therapeutic settings.

Sara graduated with distinction from Karen Pryor Academy and has been named a Certified Training Partner. Sara is committed to force-free training techniques that make a difference in the lives of pets and their owners. As a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner, Sara has completed an intensive education process and demonstrated a high-level of skill in training dogs as well as teaching dog owners.

Sara uses American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior recommended techniques that focus on reinforcing desired behaviors, removing reinforcement for inappropriate behaviors, and addressing the emotional state and environmental conditions that drive undesirable behaviors.

Sara’s goal for every lesson is to create an experience that will enhance the bond between canines and their human caregivers! Click! Pawsitive Dog training offers:

  • Beginning and Intermediate level Obedience Classes
  • Group/Private coaching for Service & Therapy dog candidates
  • Group/Private coaching to decrease leash reactivity
  • Private Obedience Training
  • Behavioral Consultation
  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Testing

To register for classes or read blog posts on the Weekly Clicker please visit www.clickpawsitivedogtraining.com.