We have noticed a ton of families deciding to get a new puppy during the COVID-19 quarantine. With everyone being home, it is actually the perfect time to add a new pup to the family! With much of the country under shelter in place orders, parents are now working from home and children are adjusting to e-learning. This means the most difficult part of getting a puppy, potty training and… Read More
Trainer Kayla Oliver working with Roxy on off leash come around distractions. In the video Kayla is utilizing a ball that makes noise when it is rolled. This can be a tough distraction for any pup!
Suburban K9 trainer’s Shelby and Kayla are working with 3 Doodles that all came from one family and are taking part in our 2 Board and Train program! In the video you will see them utilizing off leash obedience.
Suburban K9 loves to help clients with their dogs! One of our most popular services is our In Home Dog Bootcamp. Our trainers will take your dog into their home to live with them during training! In this video a few of our trainers got together to work with their training clients on both obedience commands and manners.
Suburban K9 trainer Regan works with Buddy around distractions including other dogs.
Suburban K9’s Holly training with Flo in Skokie, Illinois. It looks like Flo loves working with Holly!
This video shows a Suburban K9 trainer practicing off leash heel with a Siberian Husky on a cold snowy day outside of Chicago. I think its safe to say that Kaya the dog liked the weather a little more than Amber the trainer did!
In this video a Suburban K9 trainer is working with Ruby, a beautiful young Goldendoodle. Ruby is staying with us for our Dog Bootcamp Program and is an awesome pup! She is staying with us for two weeks and is learning all of her obedience commands both on and off leash.
This is just a short clip of a training session that our Nashville trainer did with a Golden Retriever. She is having a blast doing some training on a beautiful day. The pup is staying with us for our Dog Bootcamp.
In this video our Nashville trainer is working with two German Shepherds. They are staying with us for our Dog Bootcamp. She is working on off leash obedience mixed with playtime. She practices calling the dogs off their toys as they are in the process of chasing it. This is a great skill for any dog to learn, but it is especially useful for a German Shepherd due to their… Read More
In this video a Suburban K9 trainer is working with one of our client dogs on a beautiful sunny day. The pup is staying with us for our Dog Bootcamp Program and is doing great! We have locations around the country including Nashville, TN.
In this video, one of our Houston dog trainers is working with an awesome Lab named Faith. They are practicing the heel command in a beautiful park. Faith has been spending a lot of time learning how to walk without pulling and how to greet people without jumping. After a week of training in our dog boot camp she has made a lot of progress!
In this video two Suburban K9 trainers are working with some of their awesome clients. They are practicing their obedience training at a park in Scottsdale, AZ on a nice sunny fall day. Both the of the dogs are staying with us for our doggie boot camp program. They are learning how to be calm while in public and how to listen even when the leash isn’t on.
Archer is an awesome German Shepherd who is participating in our One Year Program. This program was created to help our clients raise the perfect dogs. It has been modified and tweaked for over 13 years into the ultimate dog training program.
Many people only worry about their dog getting a tick when in a wooded area, but most ticks actually live on tall grasses, just waiting to latch on to your pet. There might even be ticks in the bushes and ornamental grasses in your own yard. Another common misconception is that ticks are only present during the warm months, but they actually live all year round. Ticks are arachnids like… Read More
When you bring a puppy home the first thought on your mind is probably having fun! Afterall, the reason we get dogs is that we love them so much and they bring untold joy to our lives. Our goal as dog trainers is to ensure that clients and their dogs have the best possible lives together. To achieve this goal we focus on helping people raise a puppy correctly from… Read More
I will save you the suspense. We are 100% in favor of kenneling all puppies when they are unattended. A puppy generally does not have enough impulse control to resist chewing things they shouldn’t and this can lead to big trouble! Many puppies consume things such as medicine, carpet and clothing when they are left unattended and this leads to a lot of unnecessary surgeries and even deaths. When someone… Read More
When someone adopts a dog there are generally questions about the dog’s history. Where did they come from? What life experiences have they had? How did they end up here? Rescue groups will do the best they can to provide details, but often the adopter will be told some version of “the dog came from a high kill shelter in the south”. There simply isn’t any additional information to give…. Read More
As mentioned in our “Picking a Puppy” article, littermate syndrome is a serious behavioral condition. The condition develops when two young dogs end up bonding too tightly with each other. It may sound ideal when dogs are such close friends, but major issues can arise down the road. The problem is that their relationship with each other can stop them from creating proper bonds with humans and hinder their social… Read More
Do you live in or around San Antonio and want to know the best places to take your four legged friend? Below is a list of groomers, boutique dog stores, and bakeries that make a great outing for both you and your dog! Dog Stars! is home to one of the most knowledgeable groomers! Karen Sullivan, owner of Dog Stars, maintains very high standards for her staff. They are educated on… Read More