Claudia Barbuto, B.S., CPDT-KA, KPA-CTP

Claudia Barbuto is the owner and Director of Training at Naturally Pawsitive LLC. This business offers positive, stress-free dog training and behavior modification in both group dog training classes and private in-home training sessions. Claudia has years of experience training hundreds of dogs in the central Connecticut area. Naturally Pawsitive LLC is both veterinarian and veterinarian behaviorist recommended.

Claudia's accreditations include:

  • Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA)
  • Karen Pryor Academy - Certified Training Partner (KPA-CTP)
  • Certified Control Unleashed Instructor (CCUI)
  • American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Evaluator
  • American Kennel Club Trick Dog Evaluator

Claudia graduated from the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training & Behavior and is a certified dog trainer through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers. Claudia’s approach is based on positive canine training methods that are designed to help dog owners and their families solve behavioral challenges and achieve training goals in a stress-free, humane, and effective manner. Using event marking and positive reinforcement, owners will see their dogs exhibit accelerated, enthusiastic learning and retain that knowledge for years to come. Claudia is active in the community visiting eldercare facilities with her certified therapy dog as well as volunteering with numerous local rescue groups.

Naturally Pawsitive’s private, in-home dog training packages are available throughout central Connecticut and group classes are offered at a modern, spacious canine daycare and dog training facility located in Bloomfield CT. Training information and group class schedules are available at