8 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe This Fourth of July

By |2019-05-23T00:54:04+00:00July 1st, 2018|Dog, dog breeders, dog training, Dogs, Pet Training, Puppies, Puppy, Puppy Training, Spokane Dog Training|

The Fourth of July is supposed to be a time of celebration, but it can quickly become a stressful experience if your pet goes missing. July 4th and 5th are the two busiest days of the year for shelters across the country. Not all dogs find their way back to their owners again. Don't let your dog become a statistic: Play [...]

Marker Training: The Fundamentals of Good Communication!

By |2020-11-13T23:58:18+00:00May 1st, 2018|Dog, dog breeders, dog training, Dogs, Marker Training, Pet Training, Puppies, Puppy, Puppy Training|

Marker training uses words or sounds to communicate or signal to the dog that he is doing something correctly or incorrectly. The words or sounds mark a specific moment in time when the dog performs an action or behavior. It’s feedback for the dog in its simplest form. Verbal marker words clear up and improve communication in training and streamline the [...]

The History of Valor

By |2019-05-23T01:07:22+00:00April 1st, 2018|Dog, dog breeders, dog training, Dogs, Pet Training, Puppy Training|

valor noun   val·or   \  ˈva-lər \ Definition of valor : strength of mind or spirit that enables a person to encounter danger with firmness : personal bravery I chose the name “Valor K9 Academy" for the business name because "Valor" is another word for courage and represents bravery and fearlessness. It's the state of mind with which I approach new challenges and obstacles both personally and professionally. [...]

Havok’s Story

By |2019-05-23T01:15:14+00:00September 1st, 2017|Chattanooga Dog Training, Dog, dog breeders, dog training, Pet Training, Puppies|

Hello Everybody! Of all my dogs, Havok's story has already been pretty well-documented. In fact, I kept a running blog post for the first several months of Havok's life. If you want to read all about his puppy story, click here. I carefully researched German Shepherd breeders for several months and finally made the decision to place a deposit on pick [...]

Guide to Selecting a Good Breeder

By |2020-11-13T22:52:45+00:00January 20th, 2017|dog breeders, Puppies|

One of the most frequently asked questions we get is, "How do I find a good breeder?" Deciding on a breed is hard. Finding a good breeder, even harder. Good breeders pay special attention to health, temperament, orthopedics, working abilities and more. They are passionate about what they do, and they want nothing more than to better their beloved breed and [...]