offers private or semi-private lessons in dog training. We
specialize in PAWsitive reinforcement methods and of course, we
incorporate our expertise, dog massage into our training program.
As with our dog massage, we don't train your dog. We teach
caring dog owners how to teach good manners to their dogs and
pups. Tomoko has received certification in dog training from
one of the dog training institutes in the United States and has
mentored with one of the very best dog trainers in the area.
She is currently very busy and can accept only a few new clients
per month. If you are interested in our training
service, please contact us. We would be very happy to
discuss your training needs and se if we can help your dog in any
ways. If I cannot help you, we'd be happy to refer you
to one of the local dog trainers who are reputable and
Wellness Massage Instruction
canine massage instructor will visit you with a PAWsitive massage
instruction handbook, and teach you how to give general wellness
massage to your dog. This is a mini-version of our
"Customized House-call Lessons" and will cover general
techniques, focusing on overall wellness enhancement and stress
reduction. Calming canine aromatherapy option available! This
is a private house-call lesson. We would be happy to arrange
a group class if several of your doggie friends in neighborhood
would like to take a class together.
Senior Citizen Massage
dogs need massaging to wake up their sleepy muscles, and many of
them need special care for arthritis and hip dysplasia.
In addition to relaxing massage techniques, this
class will cover some of the techniques that your old doggie
friend might find comforting, such as gentle stretching, and
exercises to strengthen the muscles which affect your dog's
vision. This is a private house-call lesson. We would be
happy to arrange a group class if several of your doggie friends
in neighborhood would like to take a class together. We can
also connect you with our certified aromatherapist for specially
formulated aroma therapy lotion/ointment to enhance your
Sports Massage Instruction
lesson is ideal for canine athletes who participate in Frisbee
games and agility training.
We will go over pre-game massage techniques designed to
minimize injury and get him focused, and after-game massage to
comfort his tired muscles. This is a private house-call
lesson. We would be happy to arrange a group class if several of
your doggie friends in neighborhood would like to take a class
House-call Lessons (package of two or three lessons)*
Because the best
place for the dog to receive the massage is where he feels most
comfortable, we make house visits to give you customized PAWsitive
Touch lessons according to your dog's needs at the comfort of your
own home. We will introduce you shiatsu points and
massage techniques to meet your dog's specific needs. Our
program consists of a series of two lessons. You can can
decide after the first session if you want continue further on the
program or not. A personalized canine massage/shiatsu
instruction manual is included in this package!
to check out next group lesson schedule!
We offer group
lessons for general PAWsitive wellness and calming massage
techniques. Please call or e-mail us to inquire about
arranging a lesson. If there are several dog owners in your
neighborhood who would like to learn PAWsitive Touch lessons in a
group setting, we would be happy to make an arrangement for you.
You can add on
aromatherapy to any of the canine massage lessons above.
This package comes with instructions on canine aromatherapy, and
all-natural grooming spray designed for calming our canine
friends. PAWsitive Touch's
products are designed and created especially for dogs by
Teresa Mazzella, a certified aromatherapist. Our products
include the highest quality organic, therapeutic grade essential
oils and hydrosols. Teresa can also blend special
aromatherapy products to meet your dog's specific needs.
Demonstration for Doggie Pamper Party
Hosting a doggy
party to pamper your dog and his doggy friends? We would be
happy to come to your party site and provide calming massages for
the canine party guests. We can give a short canine massage
demonstration for your canine party guests.
Please call or
us to see how we can meet your canine entertainment needs.
Gift Certificates: We'd be happy to
prepare a customized gift certificate for your special canine
friend and their parent.
outside of the City of Alexandria may be subject to a small travel
fee. Please call or e-mail, we'd be happy to give you a