April 24, 2018 No comments exist

The symptoms and severity of separation anxiety in dogs can vary – a dog who howls and whines when you leave – a dog who tries to break out of his crate – a dog who destroys things in the home when you leave – a dog who can’t be calm when you leave. It…

March 20, 2018 No comments exist

At The Active K9, we specialize in dog obedience training. This kind of dog training requires the dog look to the owner or handler for guidance in certain situations, as well as general obedience of given commands. We get a shift in attitude with the dogs we train, where they will look to us for…

February 27, 2018 No comments exist

With dogs, training happens every moment you interact with them. Everything a dog does or is allowed to do is part of training that dog. Even unintentionally, we train our dogs by not stopping unwanted behaviors just as much as working with our dogs, training them to do things like teaching sit and roll over….

February 8, 2018 No comments exist

At The Active K9, we get your dogs trained. We take a hyper, jumping, out-of-control dog, and we train him in basic manners, leash walking, and calm, polite behavior. We spend time teaching your dog how to understand leash communication, and how to listen when we provide information through the leash. These are basic requirements…

January 22, 2018 No comments exist

Free Dog Training Videos — Learn how to train your dog!   Free dog training videos can launch you and your dog into the obedience atmosphere! At The Active K9, we provide free dog training videos to help dog owners to learn how to do the training themselves. When you watch our free dog training…

January 9, 2018 No comments exist

Crate training a dog is really important. It gives your dog a safe place to rest and relax while you are otherwise occupied. It keeps a dog from doing unwanted behaviors like garbage diving, pottying in the house, etc. So here’s how to crate train a dog:   Using a leash, lead the dog into…

January 1, 2018 No comments exist

Dog training collars are how we communicate with our dogs, and we need to have quick, clear communication to help our dogs understand what we want. In other words, Yes and No.   Some dog training collars only allow us to contain or hold our dogs back, while others don’t allow clear enough communication.  …

November 24, 2017 No comments exist

You ask, “Will dog training help my dog?” Here’s the short and sweet answer: yes, dog training will help your dog! There are 2 areas we focus on for helping your dog. The first is teaching obedience, tricks, etc. The second is stopping unwanted behaviors. If you need your dog to be more obedient and…

August 16, 2017 No comments exist

Here are a few training tips for a new dog. Bringing a new dog into your home can be an amazing time, where you and this furry friend get to know each other, walk together, play, and bond. Many times, it’s an easy process with no problems. But sometimes it can get really difficult really…