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KK9 Dog Training
Rhode Island

Gentle Training For Dogs & The People Who Love Them

Welcome to KK9 Rhode Island!

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

One On One

  • Private In-Home Training

    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, In-Home Private Training can help!

    Book Private In-Home Training
  • Alternate Location Private Training

    One on one dog training at the location of your choosing.

    Should you wish to train away from your home for personal reasons or to target attending skills in the presence of distractions, training sessions may be held in a variety of locations.

    Book Alternate Location Private Training

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 Trainer

  • 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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