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Welcome to Nitro K-9.
Nitro K-9 offers general obedience, aggression and anxiety modification, and highly specialized training for dogs of any size, breed, or age. Using a system for simple commands that actually works, we will teach you to improve the bond between you and your dog. No food. No bribes. No inconsistent results. We specialize in helping to resolve problem behaviors, so you and your dog can have the happy, healthy relationship you’ve always dreamed of.
Nitro K-9 training is based on proven European dog training used by police and military handlers and incorporates eastern internal arts techniques to promote the flow of energy 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 food based programs that just don’t work? We can show you a better way. We are located in Seattle, WA
The Myth of Low-Level Stim E-collar Training
Lately, I’ve been noticing that the training industry has gotten e-collar happy. I’ve been seeing a big influx of dogs that were started on e-collars. Their owners come to Nitro K-9 for a variety of reasons. Many dogs are fine off leash, but end up leash reactive. Others have become so desensitized to the e-collar…
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?…