Tissues, socks, shoes…the list goes on! Dogs love to get a hold of these items but they’re not always the safest items to turn into toys and we don’t want our nice pair of Nike’s to become the next chew toy! Common household items dogs often chew aren’t always soft material items, but could also include the kitchen chair legs and baseboards. Not only is having items throughout our house… Read More
Separation anxiety is something we as dog owners try our best to avoid in our canine companions. Though we can do many things to be proactive and try to avoid this, there are times when young puppies exhibit this behavior when we first bring them home. When figuring out if our new puppy has separation anxiety or not, we want to be observant of a few key behaviors that exhibit… Read More
Socializing and training around other dogs. 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… Read More
Training dogs how to behave around food. 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… 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
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!