About Us

Our Paws Family

Voted Calgary's best dog daycare and best place to spoil your dog! Established in 2005, Pawsitively Pooched was inspired by the love and compassion that so many of us feel for our loyal four-legged best friends. Our goal is to offer a facility that exceeds owners' expectations, a facility that cares for the dogs and clients as though they are a part of the family.

We follow a unique methodical approach to structured daycare, grooming, and recreational & therapeutic warm water swimming. Our staff are trained and certified in first aid, grooming, anatomy, obedience training, hydrotherapy and more. Our facility has over 3,300 sq ft indoor and 700 sq ft outdoor green space. It is located in NW Calgary by Confederation Park. Come in for a tour!

We turned 11 this year! Stop by Paws and celebrate with us! Swimming in our warm water pool is a great way to exercise, burn calories, stay in shape, decrease inflammation, and pre-op, post-op rehab for our young & senior pups!

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Erin - Dog Lover

Erin's love for dogs knows no bounds. She's passionate and dedicated to making sure every pooch's experience with Paws is second to none.

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Amber - Daycare Team

Amber’s passion for working with dogs came at an early age. Since then, Amber has completed Vet Technician studies, canine obedience training, grooming, and progressed professionally into canine daycare management roles. Having a few dogs of her own, she is a natural with misunderstood breeds.

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Melissa - Daycare Team

Melissa brings extensive experience in the canine world and in customer service management. She is currently pursuing a degree in Anthropology at UBC and her education in Canine Anatomy and Obedience. She is certified in Pet First Aid.

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Jason - Daycare Team

Jason brings years of canine care and training experience having worked at training and daycare facilities for the past several years. Jason is trained in Pet First Aid and is studying to become a certified dog trainer.

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Olivia - Daycare Team

Olivia first started working with dogs at a young age by volunteering at a rescue organization and fostering animals. After this, she worked at dog daycare and training facility to learn about canine behaviour and training techniques. Outside of PP, being in Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership program at Mount Royal University.

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Amy - Aquatic Team

Amy has 6 years of experience working as a Registered Animal Health Technologist. As a volunteer of AIWC (Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation), and has completed the IWRC Basic Wildlife Rehabilitation Course in Edmonton. Amy attends continuing education seminars every year, in a variety of topics such as Canine/Feline Anesthesia, Pain Control and Radiology. Amy has also attended the Annual Veterinary Dental Forum in Seattle.

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Lola - Grooming Team

In 2004, Lola moved to Alberta where she began showing and handling her own dogs. It was then that she sought formal grooming training. During this time, she also earned a BA in English, and continued to work and learn as a groomer throughout her studies.

Paws in the Press

Dealscore of 83. Ranked #1 dog daycare in Calgary. Voted as the Best Place to Spoil your pets in Calgary in 2009 and 2013. Loved by over 3,000 pooches and parents. Established in 2005, over eight years of expertise.

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