Petfest University

Ever have a question that you really wanted an answer for but had no clue where to start? Come view the Petfest University education-format presentations from pet professionals ranging from veterinarians to certified trainers. Then stay afterwards for some Q&A.

  • 11:00 WVRC: My Pet Has Cancer, Now What?
  • 12:00 Andis: Grooming Tips and Tricks
  • 1:00 Think Pawsitive: Pawsitive Training presented by Katie Oilschlager
  • 2:00 Bentley’s Pet Stuff: What’s the Scoop on Poop?
  • 3:00 TBD
  • 4:00 Fromm Family Foods: Nutrition for Your Pet
  • 5:00 Petcure Oncology: Signs and Symptoms of Pet Cancer


As Wisconsin’s largest indoor canine training and sports center, Think Pawsitive offers activities for dogs of all breeds, ages, sizes, and abilities. Our facility, which is located in New Berlin, encompasses over 30,000 square feet of training space, numerous classrooms, our K9 Splash Swim Center, our Canine Water Treadmill, and a large retail area. We hold over 50 classes every week and host numerous workshops, seminars, and special events throughout the year. The highlight of our facility is our 17,000 square foot, artificially turfed arena in which we hold approximately 40 canine sports competitions each year, attracting local competitors and spectators as well as those from all over the Midwest. We teach a variety of popular courses, everything from basic manners classes to advanced agility courses, attracting everyone from the beginning student to the seasoned handler. We are very proud of our strong and well-known reputation for promoting safe, healthy, and rewarding relationships between dogs and their owners.