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Alex and Aria Practicing Off Leash Heel in the Yard

Alex-and-Aria-Practicing-Off-Leash-Heel-in-the-Yard

In this video Alex is working with a Golden Retriever named Aria. Aria is a great dog and is learning quickly. She is staying with Suburban K9 for our dog bootcamp program and we love having her around! Alex is working on off leash heel with Aria and she is picking it up quickly. Notice that she is a little tired after a busy September day. She will sleep well tonight!

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German Shepherd Beginning Nose Work – Suburban K9 Dog Training – Madison

German Shepherd Beginning Nose Work - Suburban K9 Dog Training - Madison

Clients often ask for our assistance in teaching their dogs various games in order to provide mental stimulation. This is especially needed in the cold Midwest winters! Many dogs need an outlet above and beyond play time or train time, and nose work is a great option. After a long session using their nose, your dog will be much more tired than after walking or practicing their obedience for a similar amount of time. Another benefit of nose work is …
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Lola Training In Madison

Lola Training In Madison

Lola is staying with Suburban K9 in Madison for our doggie bootcamp. In this video, the trainer is working with Lola at a local park. She is now far enough in her training that she is able to hold a stay command while the trainer walks away and even come when called with distractions present. This video was shot after about a week of training. Our bootcamp program is fourteen days, so the trainer still has a lot of new …
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Kona and Hilo the Labradors Off Leash Training

Kona and Hilo the Labradors Off Leash Training.  Suburban K9 (Madison)

A fully trained dog should listen both on and off leash. A dog with excellent training should listen even without their collar on. At Suburban K9, we believe in training for the real world. This means that we are always training around distractions. In this video, Kona and Hilo the labs are practicing their obedience around one of their favorite toys. You can see that they are not wearing their collars or leashes during this exercise. Some people may think …
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Thor the Goldendoodle Training With Suburban K9 In Madison Wisconsin

Thor the Goldendoodle Training With Suburban K9 In Madison Wisconsin

  Thor is a young Goldendoodle staying with Suburban K9 for our doggie bootcamp. He is staying with our trainer in Madison, Wisconsin. Thor is a friendly dog that needs to learn how to calm down. Pretty typical for a Goldendoodle! Our trainer is using obedience as a tool to Thor relax in exciting situations. Obedience provides a great outlet for his excess physical and mental energy. After one week of training Thor has learned a lot and is on …
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Training a dog off leash in Madison Wisconsin

Suburban K9 training a dog off leash in Madison Wisconsin

  Hawk is a mix breed dog that loves to train. The trainer in this video is Alex Chadesh. Alex is the Suburban K9 trainer serving the Madison Wisconsin area. Hawk is working on his off leash obedience in our training field. Towards the end of the video, Alex walks out of sight behind some pine trees to practice calling Hawk without being in his line of sight. This is a very important part of the training process. Many dogs …
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Training dogs to heel in public. Suburban K9 Dog Training

Suburban K9 Dog Training - Teaching dogs to heel in public.

The heel command is central to the Suburban K9 Dog Training program. Heel is the process of teaching dogs to walk calmly while in public. In this video, 5 of the Suburban K9 trainers are practicing the heel command with their training dogs. All of the dogs in the video are staying with us for our doggie bootcamp program. Most of them have been with us for around 5 days.

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Scarlett the German Shepherd Practicing Her Obedience

Scarlett the German Shepherd Practicing Her Obedience

Scarlett is a four month old German Shepherd that is beginning her off leash training. We do a lot of work in the first week of training with the dog dragging a leash and move to true off leash obedience soon after.

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