Monthly Archives: March 2014

Young dog practicing his off leash obedience training

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 sun, snow, and rain. Springtime in Chicago!

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Training with Zoe in Milwaukee – Suburban K9

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  Zoe the Chocolate Lab is 7 months old and came to us with a lot of general excitement. Her house manners needed much improvement. Our Milwaukee trainer Maggie, worked with her in our 2 week Board and Train Program and improved dramatically!

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Properly Fitting a Training Collar

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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.

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Off Leash Work In The Snow

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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 with an old blue grass song.

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Dog Ownership Through the Years

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Why does anyone get a dog? The answer to that has changed drastically over the course of history. Most of us have seen a major change in what dog ownership looks like during our lifetime. It wasn’t long ago that dogs would spend most if not all of their time outside, even sleeping outside. They would keep the yard safe from threats, such as the mailman, other dogs, but most importantly squirrels. They would keep look out when the kids …
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King Charles Cavalier Puppy Training

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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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Importance of Daily Work with your Dog

Suly the American Bulldog

Have you ever wondered what you can do to wear your dog out? There are many different training methods you can use to achieve this. All of which are great ways for you to not only exercise your dog’s body but their brain as well. You can start with the basics by simply walking with your dog in heel or performing obedience, whether it is outside on a trail or simply inside your living room. A couple more advanced options …
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Over the Shoulder Leather Leash

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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.

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