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Paws Plus Training Superstars:

Maximillian's Days of Thunder, TDX, NW3-Elite, Elite 3, AX, NAJ, Therapy Dog

MACH 3 High Peak's Driving Miss Daisy, TDX, MXC, MJC, XF, K9NW Elite 2, Therapy Dog

Ruffwind's Dusty Rose, TDX, AX, AXJ, K9NW Elite 2, Therapy Dog


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. 



September 27-29, 2019

Paws Plus Training, LLC will be hosting a three-day K-9 Nosework trial in Maidens, VA. Levels include NW3 (Friday), Elite (Saturday), and NW1 (Sunday). More information will be forthcoming shortly.




JUNE 1, 2019

Paws Plus Training, LLC will be hosting an Odor Recognition Test (ORT) at Salisbury Presbyterian Church in Midlothian, VA. All three odors will be tested. 

Click here to download the ORT Premium and Entry Form!


 Special Shout-Outs!
Congratulations to Mary Susan Billingsley and Mickey on earning their TD title!


Congratulations to our students who earned K-9 Nosework Titles in 2018!


  • Ann Jerome with Rorie
  • Deb Hazel with Stormy
  • Paige Brannan with Jelly Bean (Pronouned)
  • Pat Small with Jester
  • Anette Fjeldstad-Loughran with Kodiak (Pronounced)
  • Hanne Kallman with Emma
  • Jackie Goldschmidt with Dougie
  • Jody Mountfort with Boo (Pronounced)
  • Joe Broscious with Sadie
  • Kim Maxey with Clifford
  • Pam Farnham with Coady (Pronounced)
  • Stefanie Jessee with Scout (Pronounced and Harry Award Winner)


  • Mary Billingsley with Mickey
  • Jan Dalby with Pepper (P)
  • Deb Hazel with Stormy
  • Rick Solana with Monk
  • Cabell West with Ellie
  • Cabell West with Allie
  • Robin Wilcox with Oakley


  • Evelyn Beede with Emmie (P)
  • Ken Breeden with Pele
  • Ellen McNelly with Lizzy (Pronounced)

NW3 Elite:

  • Ken Breeden with Pele
  • Lynn Harpold and Marcus
  • Dick Hazel and Deuce
 Elite 1 Title:
  •  Jan Dalby and Coriander
  •  Dick Hazel and Deuce
  •  Lynn Harpold and Marcus
  • Jen Johnson with Ruby

Elite 2 Title:

  • Lynn Harpold with Marcus
  • Janie Simmons with Rosie

Elite 3 Title:

  • Jen Johnson with Shadow
  • Janie Simmons with Rosie
  • Jim Simmons with Reese
  • Jim Simmons with Daisy


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! Good luck to all Paws Plus Teams in 2019!
Jim Simmons and Maxmillian's Days of Thunder TDX
TDX title earned September 23, 2012