Your Spot For All Things Dog.

Dog Training

Dog Boarding

Dog Grooming

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.


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


Yes! We board. Our options include “Stay and Play”, Solo Kennel, or Crate Boarding.


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


#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.

Retail Store

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.

Contact us


(253) 627-4275


Positive Approach for Dogs

1301 Center St. Tacoma, WA 98409