Frannie is staying with Suburban K9 to work on socialization issues with other dogs. She has more progress to make, but so far she is doing great! All of the other dogs in this video love running around the field playing while Frannie trains. In the last 10 days she has made some new friends and is starting to really enjoy dogs once she has been introduced properly.
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… Read More
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… Read More
Frankie the American Bulldog heard some special news, his family was expecting a new baby! Unfortunately for Frankie, he was not comfortable around strollers. Frankie stayed with Suburban K9 for our dog boot camp program and our trainer Mike Simmons spent a lot of time acclimating Frankie to the stroller. In this video you can see that the trainer is simply working on Frankie’s obedience commands around the stroller…. Read More
Layla is “playing dead” in this video. We trained her to wave her paw and then fall over when she hears the word “bang”. Since she is a Victorian Bulldog she doesn’t exactly do the command quickly. We call it, moving at the speed of bulldog!
We are working with Meb on his fear aggression with other dogs. His trainer Maggie has worked to train and calm down Meb’s heightened anxiety around other dogs. Meb and Maggie did a great job braving the humid weather. The Air conditioning and ice cubes afterwards were a welcomed treat!
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 her car keys) and it is also good for the dog to have a job.
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 lose weight in a safe manner. This particular dog lost a total of 15 pounds!