Pomeranian practicing off leash come

Nala is staying with Suburban K9 for our dog boot camp. Here she is practicing a long distance down stay along with a long distance come. She is about 75 yards from the trainer at the [...]

CBS Chicago News Segment

Suburban K9 Teams up with West Suburban Humane Society and is featured in multiple video segments on CBS Chicago News!

Young dog practicing his off leash obedience training

Dusty is a mixed breed puppy that is staying with Suburban K9 for a dog boot camp program. He loves to train and in the two weeks we have had him he has trained in the [...]

Properly Fitting a Training Collar

IF you have decided to utilize a Training Collar with your dog, this video will explain how to size the collar properly. We also discuss some common issues people have while utilizing this collar.

Off Leash Work In The Snow

Professional dog trainer Mike Simmons is working on off leash obedience with an Australian Shepherd.  It was extremely windy in Chicago while filming so we had to cut out the audio and decided to replace it [...]

Over the Shoulder Leather Leash

An over the shoulder leash is a great tool for a well trained dog. The leash allows you to have your hands free while still having control over your dog.

Off-Leash Trained Puppy

This video shows Lenny Szatkowski training a four month old puppy.  As you can see, she is well on her way to being fully off leash trained.  This is her second week in our our board [...]

Choosing the Proper Collar for your Dog

Professional dog trainer Matt Covey discusses how different collars can be used for different dogs. Watch this video if you would like to learn what type of collar you should use with your particular dog.

WGN News Segment

Adopt A Pet – West Suburban Humane Society

 

NBC News Segment

Carolyn Mossberger from the West Suburban Humane Society and Matt Covey from Suburban K9 trouble shoot problems you may have while training a new pet.

Dog Fetching Quarter

This video shows a dog practicing retrieving. She has been trained how to pick up many objects without chewing or breaking them. This command can be useful (ask any pregnant women who just dropped [...]

Stopping Leash Pulling

Hope is a young dog that was given to a rescue group for poor behavior. Her main issue was pulling on leash. She went through our one week board and train program to learn [...]

Off-Leash Training a Puppy

This video shows an eight month old puppy that is working on his off-leash training. The long line is on the dog for safety since he has only been training for about two weeks. [...]

Treadmill Trained Rottweiler

For many people the idea of treadmill training a dog conjures up images of dog fighting. Although some people use this tool for the wrong reason, it is being used here to help a dog [...]

Smallest Agility Dog

At Suburban K-9 our biggest focus is helping dogs and their owners overcome behavioral issues. We work with anxiety, fear, aggression, poor manners, phobias, resource guarding, and other problems people may be experiencing with their [...]

Training a Deaf Pitbull

This video was filmed in 2006 when The West Suburban Humane Society sent me a deaf pitbull named Petunia for training. I took this video to show people that training a deaf dog isn’t very [...]

Training a Dominant Dog to Live in a House Properly

This video shows Jake from Midwest Lab Rescue being trained by Mike, an assistant trainer with Suburban K-9. Jake was given up for extremely dominant behavior in the home. He would jump on his [...]