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KK9 Dog Training

Gentle Training For Dogs & The People Who Love Them

Welcome to KK9 Dog Training!

If you found our site, you probably have a dog or will be welcoming one in the near future. You may be looking for answers to a behavioral issue or perhaps just want to get your new puppy off to a good start.

It’s our pleasure to provide positive reinforcement training using up-to-date methods based on solid behavioral science.

We look forward to helping you connect with your dog.

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    I can't even begin to tell you how much one training session with KK9 improved Bruce's behavior and my confidence. They gave me the tools to help make him a family member instead of a project. Everyday is better, every training session shows improvements. Bruce is a happier dog because of the training tips we received. I can't thank KK9 enough for their patience, kindness and calm with Bruce and myself.

    Deborah Kropp

    I had no idea how smart my dog was until I found KK9! They met us where we were at both literally and figuratively. It turns out that you can teach an old dog new tricks. There is still work to be done but just 4 sessions with KK9 provided an absolute breakthrough.

    Celene Van Buren

    KK9 is amazing! I am Danielle with NoCo Pet Sitting here in the Loveland area. I have recommended my pet sitting/dog walking clients to KK9 and they all love them and their wonderful training techniques. KK9 has multiple strategies for mental stimulation and dog walking techniques for the toughest of pullers. KK9 is the best of the best!

    Danielle Garfield

Group Classes

  • Puppy Primer

    For Ages 8-10 weeks

    • Do you have a puppy who is between 8 and 10 weeks old?
    • Does your puppy behave like an angel… until he/she doesn’t?
    • Does your puppy play appropriately… until he/she doesn’t?
    • Do you wish you had more strategies to help your puppy get the exercise and enrichment he/she needs without it - taking up your entire day?
    Learn More About Puppy Primer
  • Manners Matter

    For Ages 4 months and up

    • Do you have a young dog who needs to learn house manners?
    • Does your dog pull you down the street?
    • Does your dog do what you want sometimes and not others?
    • Are you stressed when someone comes to your door?
    • Do you wish your dog would just listen?
    Learn More About Manners Matter

One On One

  • House Manners

    3 sessions targeting behaviors that make home life with your dog more pleasant

    • Does your dog become overly excited when you come home?
    • Do you wish your dog would greet you with a sit rather than a jump?
    • Does your dog go crazy when visitors come to the door?
    • Is your dog impatient when you are preparing his meals?
    • Does your dog get so excited for a walk that you struggle to leash up?
    Book House Manners
  • Reactive Dog

    6 sessions targeting reactive behaviors

    • Does your dog bark and lunge on leash?
    • Does you dog bark and run your fence line?
    • Is your dog overly aroused in the presence of other dogs?
    • Is it difficult to take your dog to a public place?
    • Do you worry about your dog’s reactions to people or other dogs?
    Book Reactive Dog
  • Private Training At KK9

    One on one dog training in the privacy and comfort of your home.

    Whether you are looking to help your dog learn basic manners or you want to work on specific issues like leash-pulling or door dashing, Private Training at KK9 can help!

    Book Private Training At KK9

Schedule Your Free Phone Consultation

Schedule a free 15 minute phone consultation to discuss your dog and find out what services are the best fit for you!

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Meet Your Trainers

  • Hannah Howard

    Hannah Howard

    I’m Hannah Howard, local animal lover, dog advocate and trainer at KK9 Dog Training. My interest in dog training began with my curiosity in animal behavior and behavioral ecology courses in college and how the theories and facts about animal behavior affect our relationships with our pets.

    Dogs are an integral part of life for many of us, but sometimes we (humans and canines) face tough challenges. To live our best lives with our dogs we all need strategies for success as we attempt to communicate across species.
    I can truly empathize with owners who are struggling with challenging behaviors in the dogs they love because I have faced challenges with my own dogs.

    Positive, force-free training methods and compassionate client interactions are my passions. Finding effective ways to communicate what we want from our dogs is key! This may take some problem-solving and patience, but rest assured, I will be there for you and your dog every step of the way. Let’s discover what works for you and your dog so that you experience success as well as strengthen your human/animal bond.

    University of Wyoming
    BS in Biology
    Association of Professional Dog Trainers
    Professional Member
    Karon Pryor Academy
    Dog Trainer Foundations Course
    Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed
  • Kay Williams

    Kay Williams

    Does your dog know what to do?

    We know what we want our dogs NOT to do so let’s teach them what is ok to do instead!

    I’m Kay Williams, owner of KK9 Dog Training.
    Because I have dealt with frustrating behaviors in my own dogs, I have a great deal of empathy for owners who may be discouraged with their dog in spite of loving them very much.

    Positive, force-free training methods are my focus. Knowing how to communicate so that the student understands (canine or human), is the foundation of all good teaching. This kind of learning is fun for dogs and their people.

    My background in education helps me to tailor instruction to individuals. I have extensive experience in differentiated instruction which has helped me teach to the individual client. I have a great deal of patience and am willing to persevere with dogs and owners.

    While there are common traits and learning principles for canines and humans, each dog and owner is unique. I love to discover what works for each individual and to gently train for success!

    I look forward to working with you and your companion.

    Lesley University
    Masters in Education
    Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed
    Association Of Professional Dog Trainers
    Professional Member
    Canine Life And Social Skills Evaluator
    Karen Pryor Academy
    Puppy Start Right Certified Instructor

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