Looking for real dog training?
Welcome to Nitro K-9.
Nitro K-9 provides general obedience training designed to get your dog off-leash, specialized training, and behavioral modification. If you’re dealing with serious behavioral issues, we can often help—even when other programs have failed.
Nitro K-9 training is based on proven European dog training used by police and military handlers and incorporates martial arts techniques to promote unity between dog and handler. Our system is elegant, efficient, and simple to use. And it is not based on food.
Are you ready for a real change from the endless promises of so-called positive trainers? We can show you a better way.
So, You Think You Want a Protection Dog?
Day in and day out, I see what happens when people get dogs for protection and aren’t prepared for the realities of living with working dogs. Unfortunately, it’s a growing trend, particularly in a day and age when everyone is looking for something new, exciting, and different. When they get into trouble with the dogs—which they almost…
Solving Aggression and Anxiety with Obedience Training
There’s an old joke that the only thing that two dog trainers can agree on is that the third dog trainer is wrong. There’s a lot of truth to this. Once you get to a certain level of competence, we all have our preferred methods and tools, and ways of working. But you know what?…
Are Veterinary Behaviorists Qualified to Work with Dogs?
Last week, a woman came for a consultation for her Schutzhund 3 working line GSD. She had bought the dog from Germany, was unequipped to handle him, and –no surprise—the dog had started lunging, barking, and snapping at people. The owners came to see me because they had gone to a veterinary behaviorist and, again…