What is it? Genetics is the study of heredity and the variation of inherited characteristics. More simply put, the study of how certain traits are passed from parent to offspring. Why does it matter for dogs? Dogs are members of our families! Their health, temperament, behavioral issues, breeding standards, and more can all be explained by their genetics. A lot of diseases in dogs are passed down through their genes…. Read More
It has often been said that you cant teach a beagle to “come” when you want them. Clearly, they never met Stephanie and Gus! Gus is training with Stephanie for a two week Board and Train program. he has been working hard and Stephanie has made sure to focus on Gus coming back to her every time! If you have a dog that you need some help with training,… Read More
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.
Cali absolutely loves training and squeaky toys! The best way to keep Cali interested in the work is to combine the two! It is absolutely important to train around distractions and it makes it challenging for the dogs to not get bored. Afterwards we get to play right away too!
Dog training in Madison is fun when you can be outside! In this video Alex is working with a Golden Retriever named Aria. Aria is a great dog and is learning her obedience commands quickly. She is staying with Suburban K9 for our board and train program and we love having her around! While she is here Alex will not only be teaching her the commands that every dog learns… Read More
Maggie and Henry are doing some off leash work in one of our fields in this video. Henry has been trained on a remote collar for his off leash work. The vibration feature is extremely useful to catch his attention on a windy day! When Maggie is walking up and down the trail she is not using the heel command. Instead she has Henry stay in her general vicinity and… Read More
Dog training and socializing is the name of the game! Lexi is an awesome dog trainer and is a valuable part of the Suburban K9 team! In this video she is working on some off leash obedience with a Golden Retriever. The goal is simple, provide freedom and adventure to this pup by having them work hard with you.
In this video Nelson is training with Cooper the Goldendoodle. Cooper is a great dog and is staying with Suburban K9 for our dog bootcamp. Nelson is training Cooper how to listen in all environments from the city to the country. Great job Cooper!
Dog Training can be a great way to spend some time outside with your bud! Katelyn is working with Finn during his board and train with Suburban K9. This 7.5 month old chocolate lab didn’t know stay or come at all before Katelyn started working with him. He seems pretty excited to come now! During his stay with Katelyn, Finn will learn all of his obedience commands and puppy skills… Read More
Katelyn is dog training and socializing Ernie! Ernie is a lovable Goldendoodle that is staying with Suburban K9 for our Board and Train program. He is a great pup and loves pretty much everything. He loves to play, to train, to meet new people and pretty much everything else! In this video he is practicing his leash training on a beautiful summer day. Practicing his obedience commands is a great… 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
Alexis our Indianapolis Territory Manager training dogs and taking names. Maddux is staying with Suburban K9 for our Board and Train program. In this video he is learning to follow his trainer while off leash in one of our training fields. We have roughly 10 acres of property that we use to train dogs to listen in a variety of situations. Great job Maddux!
Dog training and socializing a young German Shepherd dog in the Chicagoland area. Koda the German Shepherd is staying with Suburban K9 for our Board and Train program. Koda is about six months old and is doing very well. He has been with us for roughly one week and listens around almost every distraction already! We practice training a dog around other dogs, cats, people, toys, food and anything else… Read More
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!
Puppy training and socializing with Alexis. Charlie is a young Australian Labradoodle that is staying with Suburban K9 for our Board and Train program. In this video he is practicing his obedience skills while off leash. Charlie has been in training for one week and has another week left to hone his skills even further. Great work Charlie!
Walter is a young Labradoodle staying with Suburban K9 for our dog bootcamp. Here he is after a week and a half of training. In this video the trainer is working on off leash heel and then calls Walter from across the field. Notice how happy Walter is when running to his trainer. Our biggest challenge right now is making sure he stops when he gets there!
Puppy training with Alexis, our Territory Manager for Pittsburgh. Vedder is a 13 week old Vizsla that is staying with Suburban K9 for our Board and Train program. He is an absolute delight! In this video he is practicing his obedience outside in a fenced in yard. Great work Vedder!
Gracie is a young Pomsky that is staying with Suburban K9 for our board and train program. Her owners love to travel and want to be able to allow her to be off leash while enjoying the great outdoors. Nelson is working on a few things with Gracie in this clip. First, he practices having her follow him around and generally stay close to him. Nelson also practices having… Read More
Puppy dog training in Chicago on how to stay with distractions. Max is a typical 8 month old puppy. He loves to run, jump, and act wild. Chasing kids is pretty high on his priority list! In this video, a Suburban K9 trainer is working on Max’s stay command. Max is asked to stay while multiple toys are thrown past him, a treat is tossed next to him, a dog… Read More
Chicago dog training this Golden Retriever staying with Suburban K9 for our board and train program. His name is Sparkie! His owners main goal is to be able to trust him off leash in public. We spend a lot of time practicing off leash come as well as off leash heel. After two weeks, Sparkie will be at the point where we can let him go off leash and… Read More