Lesson #1 In the first lesson, we went out and adjusted Spader to the prong collar and worked on turns. Salina (trainer) showed Diane’s sister how to work with Spader when she leaves because she has separation anxiety. Lesson #2 During the second lesson, we worked on healing in the house and sitting while allowing us to reach down and pet her. Spader is very fearful of people, so this… Read More
Betty came to Suburban K9 asking for help! On a walk one day, Lucy’s excessive pulling on the leash, which resulted in Betty falling and breaking her wrist. Without a way to get Lucy outside, Betty had to give Lucy to her son. This transfer of ownership devastated Betty, as she loved Lucy and missed her company. Being on a fixed income, Betty was unable to afford training, resulting in… Read More
Lesson #1 When we first met the family and Sunny, the 4-month-old golden retriever, we talked about all of their issues and goals! They would like to be able to take her into the hospital as an emotional support animal for the daughter, who has had three major brain surgeries! But Sunny is very sneaky, loves to steal things, pull on the leash, and jumps all over everyone when she… Read More
Day #1 Daisy is doing amazing, and she did great during the car ride home. Her trainer, Stephanie, started working with her heel, and sits already. Daisy does have a hard time with noises as they are very hard distractions and is very interested in what the other dogs are doing. She is doing wonderful at reducing her jumping and mouthiness. After a full evening of training, she is officially… Read More
Meet Stella and her mom, Brittany! Brittany is a traveling nurse who is currently stationed in the ICU and ER in our Milwaukee territory. Stella is a 5-year-old chihuahua who has made it her sole purpose to protect her home and her humans from other dogs. She’s quite unsure of other dogs’ intentions so she tries to keep them away by barking and lunging towards them. She’s even bossing her… Read More
Everyone give a warm welcome to Lindsey & Tanya and their pups, Hank the Boxer & Goby the Yorkie! They’re our newest candidates for our Suburban K9 Gives Back Program. Lindsey & Tanya are in the Law Enforcement field in Indiana and have been wanting to get training for their dogs. Hank and Goby are big lovers but require some calming down when people come over and pass by the… Read More
Let’s all give a warm welcome and words of encouragement to the newest members of our Gives Back Program! Justine and her husband Jim, their children Carson & Casin, and their fur-children, Gunner (4 years young Labradoodle) and Honor (1 year young German Shepard). Justine is a detective in the Milwaukee area and has high hopes for Honor to develop into a therapy dog for everyone at the station. Justine… Read More
Our Suburban K9 Gives Back program is here to provide FREE dog training to those who are in need! Everyone, meet Capone (isn’t he the cutest!) and his parents, Maria & Connor! Maria is a nurse in the Chicago area & Connor works at a logistics company and they’ve recently adopted Capone. Capone has been giving his new owners a run for their money; chewing holes in the screen door… Read More
Blizzard is staying with Suburban K9 in Milwaukee for our doggie boot camp. Our trainer is teaching him to listen to his obedience commands both on and off leash. Blizzard is a great dog and will do great once he returns home. A big part of Suburban K9’s dog boot camp program is our follow up training. Every client receives hours of personal training in their home to ensure… Read More
Teddy is 13 weeks old and is working on his obedience around other dogs. This is about one week into his 2 week board and train with Suburban K9.
Suburban K9’s trainer Amanda is working with one of our board and train clients Lucy. She is practicing her heel and basic obedience commands.
Our Trainer Amanda working with a lab puppy named Pink and an all black golden doodle named Sadie. Sadie holds her down stay as Amanda heels pink around her.
Suburban K9 is proud to offer one on one private training lessons with our trainers. These lessons are one hour long and will address your specific concerns and goals for your dog. Private lessons can be held in your home or any other location of your choosing. Having issues with your dog at the front door? Our trainers will come to your home and show you the proper way to… Read More
If you are a serious AKC competitor, this is not the spot for you. But if you’re looking for a fun way to spend time with your dog and train him to run an agility course this is the course for you! We will be using the usual agility equipment (weave poles, jumps, teeter-tauter, etc). There are no special skills required, just a desire to have fun and teach your… Read More
CGC is a seven week certification program that is designed to train dogs to have good manners at home and in the community. The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs who pass the 10-step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club. Training will enhance the bond between you and… Read More