5 reasons we might NOT be the trainer for you

By |2021-04-06T22:30:28+00:00April 6th, 2021|dog trainers, Owner Education|

Dog training is a services industry. For dog training to work, there has to be harmony between the dog owner and the dog trainer. We are NOT the trainer for everyone, because not everyone approaches dog training with the same expectations. We publish a lot of information across various platforms to educate people on who we are and what we do. [...]

5 ways to be a better leader for your dog

By |2021-03-06T16:14:40+00:00March 6th, 2021|Owner Education, Training Tips|

Dogs are pack animals, and as such they thrive under structure, boundaries and leadership. These three concepts are key components in our training philosophy. Let’s talk today about 5 easy ways to become a better leader for your dog. Spoiler alert: In doing so, you’re also going to build a stronger bond with your dog! 1.   Make sure all good things [...]

VK9 Owner Education: Key Terms & Concepts

By |2021-04-22T03:21:06+00:00February 1st, 2019|Owner Education, Tips|

 VK9 Owner Education “Behind every well-trained dog is a well-educated owner.” –Amy Pishner A big part of what we do here at Valor K9 Academy involves owner education. Our goal is to not only train your dog, but also teach you how to better understand and communicate with your dog. While owners are sometimes part of the problem, they are a [...]

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