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Paws Plus Training Superstars:

Maximillian's Days of Thunder, TDX, NW3-Elite, AX, NAJ, Therapy Dog

MACH 3 High Peak's Driving Miss Daisy, TDX, MXC, MJC, XF, K9NW Elite 1

Ruffwind's Dusty Rose, TDX, AX, AXJ, NW3


Phone : 804-672-7308   Email : jes10501@aol.com
Paws Plus Training is a family-owned positive reinforcement dog training company located in Central Virginia. We feel strongly that a lasting and successful relationship between dog and human is built on trust and mutual respect. We believe and only use positive training methods to enhance the relationship and communication between dog and handler. We agree to and follow the positive training standards set forth by the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT).
Our Services Include:
  • K-9 Nosework Classes
  • Tracking Lessons & Seminars
  • Agility Classes & Lessons
  • Obedience Lessons
  • Puppy Temperament Testing
  • In-home Behavioral Consultations
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UPCOMING EVENTS: Stay tuned for upcoming classes and events. 



March 10-12, 2017
Paws Plus Training, LLC will be hosting a three-day K-9 Nosework trial in Doswell, VA. Levels include NW3 (Friday and Saturday) and NW2 (Sunday). Trial will open for entry at noon ET on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, and entry links can be found on the March Trials page. Trials cannot run without volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering during this event, please click on the volunteer link below. We look forward to seeing you in March!

To view the premium and enter the trial, please click here.


NACSW Odor Recognition Test



Saturday, June 10, 2017
Paws Plus Training, LLC will be hosting an Odor Recognition Test (ORT) on Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Midlothian, VA. Birch, Anise and Clove will be tested, and up to two dogs may be tested on each odor. For more information, click the link to the premium below. We look forward to seeing you in June!

Click here to download the ORT Premium


 Special Shout-Outs!
Congratulations to Sandy Mattes and Glory on earning their TD title!


Congratulations to our students who earned K-9 Nosework Titles in 2017!


  • Laurence Wilson with Brynn
  • Susan Gokey with Si


  • Evelyn Beede with Emmie (P)
  • Maggie Bryson with Skeeter (P)
  • Anette Loughran-Fjeldstad with Pluto (P)
  • Jane Nunn with Barq



  • Jen Johnson with Ruby (P)
  • Sandy Mattes with Glory
  • Karen Shoemaker with O'Klearey (P)

NW3 Elite:


ELT 1 Title:



Pronounced is a special designation provided by the NACSW to denote exceptional teamwork between and dog and handler on the trial day. 


Great job to all of these teams! 
Jim Simmons and Maxmillian's Days of Thunder TDX
TDX title earned September 23, 2012