HomeAbout UsUpcoming EventsMarch 15-17 TrialsApril 27-29 TrialsPaws Plus TitlesAgilityNoseworkTrackingClassesTestimonialsRefer a FriendContact Us

This site  The Web 

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
  See Paws Plus Training videos by clicking here!

UPCOMING EVENTS: Stay tuned for upcoming classes and events. 



November 9-11, 2018

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




April 27-29, 2018

Paws Plus Training, LLC will be hosting a three-day K-9 Nosework trial in Doswell, VA. Levels include NW3 (Friday), NW2 (Saturday), and Elite (Sunday). Please see the April Trials page to review the premium, enter the trial, and register to volunteer. Please note: The April trials will open for entry on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Noon Eastern.




March 15-17, 2018
Paws Plus Training, LLC will be hosting a three-day K-9 Nosework trial in Williamsburg, VA. Levels include Elite (Thursday), NW3 (Friday), and NW1 (Saturday). Please see the March Trials page for more information including the premium, entry links and volunteer sign-up page. The trial will open for entry on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Noon Eastern Time


 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
  • Mary Susan Billingsley with Mickey
  • Jane Nunn with Taurie
  • Karen Solana with Monk - Pronounced
  • Robin Wilcox with Oakley


  • 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)
  • Jan Dalby with Coriander
  • Cathy Canoles with Ziggy
  • Jen Johnson with Ruby (P)
  • Evelyn Beede with Emmie
  • Jen Johnson with Ruby
  • Sandy Mattes with Glory
  • Jan Dalby with Sassafras
  • Jan Dalby with Tarragon
  • Ken Breeden with Pele
  • Lynn Harpold with Marcus

NW3 Elite:


  • Jan Dalby with Coriander
  • Jan Dalby with Sassafras
  • Jen Johnson with Ruby



ELT 2 Title:


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




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