Training is a process that requires participation, practice and patience. Commitment, consistency, and knowledge.


Michele Ryan is the owner of Train Pawsitive, Animal Modeling & Actor and Pure Energy Dance Center.  She is a graduate of Companion Animal Sciences Institute, graduate Psychology/BFA degree and, Animal Behavior College Level – 2 Trainer.  Michele is an  AKC Evaluator and Certified Trick Dog Trainer. Michele Ryan has been featured on Fox 4 News, eBella, I Love Dogs, Coastal Life Magazine, Southwest Florida Parent & Child, Dance Teacher Magazine, Pet Pages and Dance Studio Life. Michele is also certified Dance Masters and Dance Educators of America, Dance Instructor, Choreographer and Judge (dance and dog  judge) since 1983.  Michele is also trainer on set for theatre, print ads, commercials, infomercials and performances.  “Our dogs we train got into Anheuser Bush, Duke Energy, Ellements Magazine, Fossil, AMLI Residential, Hallmark, numerous Infomercials and more. We have participated in fashion shows, theatre events and advertisements for local businesses.Train Pawsitive is Veterinarian Recommended”


With over 36 years of teaching experience and  a business owner since 1990, she brings experience and leadership to her field. She has organized and coordinated many events and fundraisers in many states for animal shelters,  rescue groups and non profit organizations. Michele is the recipient of numerous awards for her business and personal accomplishments including Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals. She firmly believes that continuing education is the key to growth and competency as an individual and educator.


“Both myself and my assistants have a strong passion for animals, children and their well being. We enjoy making a difference in your life! I had the pleasure of training with excellent trainers in Pennsylvania, Canada, Las Vegas, New York City, Georgia and Florida. I attend professional workshops and seminars throughout the year to give my students the best!”