In this video we discuss simple ways to advance your dog’s obedience commands. Once you have taught your dog the basic commands it is important to continue and challenge your dog’s mind. This will help ensure that your dog is well behaved in a vast array of situations. The good news is that you don’t need to spend hours and hours trying to think of situations to setup. You… Read More
Clients often ask for our assistance in teaching their dogs various games in order to provide mental stimulation. This is especially needed in the cold Midwest winters! Many dogs need an outlet above and beyond play time or train time, and nose work is a great option. After a long session using their nose, your dog will be much more tired than after walking or practicing their obedience for a… 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
Our board and train or dog boot camp program is different than other programs out there. One of the best parts is that it takes place in our trainers’ homes! This allows us to work on situations that would never arise in a kennel situation. In this video, Katrina is working through some of our food training protocols. The dog is learning to sit, stay, and come when called off… Read More
Molly is a young lab that is staying with Suburban K9 for our doggie boot camp program. All of our “guests” live in our trainers’ homes while they are trained. This allows us to ensure the dogs listen during normal household events such as the doorbell ringing or a delicious dinner being served.