Kenneling/Crate Training Your Puppy 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… Read More
Puppy training videos
Benebone Product Review
Thinking about buying the Benebone for your dog? Is your dog an aggressive chewer who destroys every dog toy they get? Are you looking for a tough dog chew toy with no stuffing? If so, Benebones are perfect! Although they are not fully indestructible, they are a very durable dog toy that is great for powerful chewers! Read through this article or watch our video Benebones Product Review!
Suburban K9 Dog Boot Camp – Cute Dogs
Watch some good dogs practice the obedience commands we work on during our two week Dog Boot Camp. Some people call this a Board and Train Program, so we use the terms interchangeably. If you find yourself wondering, “Is there a good Dog Boot Camp near me?”, please take the time to check out our website. We offer our Boot Camp all over the country, and there is a good… Read More
PICKING A PUPPY
How to choose the right puppy for you! Bringing home a puppy is an incredible and exciting event! My goal is to help you choose the right dog for you. Believe it or not, there are a lot of potential pitfalls when choosing a dog. As a professional dog trainer, I often see clients that choose either the wrong breed or the wrong dog for their lifestyle and I want… Read More
How to Socialize Your Puppy
Socializing your puppy is one of the most important things you can do for them. Socializing is simply the process of teaching your puppy what is normal in the human world. The good news is that this is not hard and will be a fun and positive experience for both of you! Unfortunately many people wait too long to socialize their dog and set them up for a difficult… Read More
House Breaking and Nipping
As the proud owner of a new puppy you are probably dealing with two very common “issues” that are typical of young dogs. Cute little puppies can easily test your patience as you are trying to potty train them and teach them not to bite everything in sight, including you! Raising a puppy takes work, but with a little knowledge and some specific rules it can be much easier than… Read More
Kong Wubba Review
Dog Trainer’s Official Product Review: Kong Wubba
Why Won’t My Dog Listen to Me?
Why Won’t My Dog Listen to Me?
West Paw Toppl Tough Chew Reviewed
Suburban K9 Dog Trainer’s Official Review: Toppl Tough Chew
What is Littermate Syndrome? As mentioned in our “Picking a Puppy” article, littermate syndrome is a serious behavioral condition. Littermate syndrome develops when two young dogs end up bonding too tightly with each other. It may sound like an ideal scenario 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… Read More
Indianapolis Dog Training Ginger with Suburban K9!
Erin is our Indianapolis territory manager and she is accompanied by a board and train of hers, Ginger. A big focus of our training services is to teach a dog to listen everywhere from the home to the park. Today that is exactly what they are working on, training in a park where the distractions are endless. We feel blessed that we are able to spend so much of… Read More
Chicago North Shore Dog Training Flo with Suburban K9!
Today Our Chicago North Shore Territory Manager, Holly, is working a Flo! Flo is staying with Holly for a Board and Train. She is not only learning how to behave on a leash but more importantly off the leash! She has been the sweetest girl while working hard with us!
Ruby the Goldendoodle
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.
Suburban K9 Nashville Training a Golden Retriever
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.
Nashville Dog Training Cooper with Suburban K9!
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 Board and Train Program and is doing great! We have locations around the country including Nashville, TN.
Suburban K9 Chicago Meetup!
This video shows some Suburban K9 Dog Trainers working with their pups on a beautiful day in Yorkville, Illinois. They are working on both on leash commands and off leash manners. Thanks for watching!
Brooke with Lucy & Louie
Brooke is training Lucy and Louie in our Board and Train program.
Skokie Dog Training Watson the Maltipoo with Suburban K9!
Watson is a young Maltipoo that stayed with us for our board and train program. He is a great pup and learned quickly! In this video he is practicing his leash training skills with Holly. During your dogs stay, they will stay inside our trainers own home! This allows us to work on in home behaviors that occur each and every day, as well as off leash obedience!
Holly Training Willow the Golden Retriever with Suburban K9!
Dog Training in Glencoe IL! Willow is an English Cream Golden Retriever who recently stayed with us for our dog boot camp. She is an awesome dog and loves her trainer Holly! Together they have worked a ton on calm training and exciting playtime. Both being necessary for this girl to live a fulfilled life and have the freedom to go anywhere with her owners. Willow excelled at all of… Read More
Chicago Dog Training Kiwi the Goldendoodle with Suburban K9!
Puppy training and socializing was the goal, and Kiwi is crushing it! Kiwi is a young Goldendoodle staying with Suburban K9 for our Board and Train program. He is a ton of fun and his trainer, Nelson, loves working with him. It is a hot day so we are training early before it gets too hot!