How a dog should behave around food

How a dog should behave around food.  Suburban K9 Dog Training

A well trained dog should not only listen to commands, but should be well behaved even if a command has not been issued. In this video, we show how a dog should act while an owner is cooking dinner. You can see the dog is able to leave the meat alone even when the trainer drops it on the floor and leaves the room. Notice that the trainer never tells the dog to sit or stay. He simply expects him …
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Advancing Your Obedience

Advancing Your Obedience.  Suburban K9 Dog Training.

  In this video we discuss simple ways to advance your dog’s obedience commands. Once you have taught your dog the basic commands it is important to continue and challenge your dog’s mind. This will help ensure that your dog is well behaved in a vast array of situations. The good news is that you don’t need to spend hours and hours trying to think of situations to setup. You can simply train as you are performing tasks in your …
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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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Advanced Scent Work with Molly the Labradoodle

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  Here is a video of our trainer MJ working with Molly the Labradoodle on advanced, recreational scent work. Shortly into Molly’s 2 week Board and Train, MJ discovered Molly had an insatiable amount of drive and that her basic obedience was learned very quickly. As the video shows, MJ hides a lavender scented tennis ball under one of three cones. From the Down – Stay command, MJ releases Molly to find the ball. Molly is not allowed to manipulate …
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Molly the Lab Training With Suburban K9

Molly the Lab Training With Suburban K9

Molly is a young lab that is staying with Suburban K9 for our doggie boot camp program. All of our “guests” live in our trainers’ homes while they are trained. This allows us to ensure the dogs listen during normal household events such as the doorbell ringing or a delicious dinner being served.

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Watson the Portuguese Water Dog Training With Suburban K9

Watson the Portuguese Water Dog Training With Suburban K9

Watson the Portuguese Water Dog is staying with Suburban K9 for our doggie boot camp. This video shows him training on quiet country road. We train dogs everywhere from the country to the city.

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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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Leash Training Barron the Labradoodle

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Barron is staying with Suburban K9 for our doggie bootcamp. In this video he is doing some simple leash training with our trainer Jack. The dog making a guest appearance is a Weimaraner named Blu. Blu isn’t the biggest fan of the brisk fall weather, but she has a positive attitude!

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