"Positive Approach is a welcoming community of dogs and their people."

Positive Approach is a local small business that has been in the dog training and daycare business for 20 years. We are the #1 vet-referred training center in the Tacoma area and pride ourselves on providing a safe, well-staffed daycare floor. We invite you to come down with your furry kid and see the Positive Approach difference.

Daycare
Hanging out together
Daycare

Competitive rates, joint-friendly floor, trained staff, pools, balls, toys! What more could you ask for?

Competitive rates, joint-friendly floor, trained staff, pools, balls, toys! What more could you ask for?

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Boarding
Boarding
Settled in

Yes! We board. We have two options. Our "Stay and Play" option or our "Suite only" option.

Yes! We board. We have two options. Our "Stay and Play" option or our "Suite only" option.

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Grooming
Grooming
All wet

Professional grooming 7 days a week. Click below to see rates, hours, and options.

Open 7 days a week. Click below to see rates, hours, and options.

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Training
Training
Paying attention

#1 Vet-referred for a reason. All of our head trainers are CPDT-KA “Certified Professional Dog Trainers.” We offer private lessons, classes and themed workshops.

 #1 Vet-referred for a reason. We speak DOG!

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Cat Boarding
Cat boarding
Cat boarding

We now offer special care for your feline kids when you are out of town. Of course with webcams!

We now offer special care for your feline kids when you are gone.

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Retail Store
Retail store
Retail items

We only carry top tier grade dog food and treats. From Acana, Orjien, Taste of the Wild, Precise to smoked and raw bones we have everything your kiddo wants.

Top-tier grade dog food & treats, fun & safe toys, and pet-lover clothing.

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