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The Story Behind Our Famous K9 Pro Leashes

K9 Pro Leashes, finest leash you will buy… Every morning on the other side of the world an Amish leather maker heads to his workshop, his family has owned the shop for many years, and just like the skill of leather crafting, it has been passed down through his family for generations. Living in a strict Amish community means that …

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We have a new Training and Behaviour Site!

Our main site, www.k9pro.com.au is growing every week, so we are separating that site into our dedicated Online store! To make it nice and easy to navigate, we have bundled all the training and behaviour information into a new site, attached to the old one so that you will be able to find what your looking for easier. k9pro.com.au/services We …

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Partners in crime…

Venom and Wisdom, they just are two amazing dogs.   This pic was taken when we went to a new location to train, they both had a ball and worked very well, here are some pics for the day, of Wisdom this time 😉        

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Goodbye Busta…

As many of you know, Busta the Goldy came to us about a year ago now, he needed a little training and some fitness work but he has been a great old soul to have around. He loved our kids and was always very gentle with them, I think he is the only dog I own that hasn’t ever knocked …

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Pet Insurance – Is It Worth It?

Recently one of our K9 Pro friends, Nik, had a very harrowing (and expensive) trip to the emergency vet when her Finnish Lapphund, Ahsoka, was bitten by a Red-Bellied Black Snake. Nik has shared her experience with K9 Pro. “I was doing some work in the garden when I found Ahsoka lying down and panting heavily. She was drooling and …

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K9 Pro turns 2 years old today!

2 years ago today we converted K9 Force, to K9 Pro – The K9 Professionals! We have had the two busiest years ever! Now to celebrate and give back, grab yourself anything from our store today and treat yourself to a 10% discount! Just enter the code BIRTHDAY at the check out!

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A Day with Venom

Routine is probably the only way to successfully manage 4 dogs in a home when 2 of them are puppies that I don’t want running loose either with each other or the older dogs. I am going to give an outline of the daily routine that is most common here with Venom. I place at this age (8 – 16 …

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Management of a puppy, toilet training and housing

With the first week behind us we have swapped Venom onto a full raw diet with supplements and have a balanced tummy, he has settled in very well and we are truly delighted with him. So how do I manage him in my work / life / family balance? It isn’t hard with some pre planning I promise you. First …

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It’s OFFICIAL

I type this from the Airport lounge in Sydney Domestic Terminal, I am on my way to visit the Nordenstamm camp again to select another Malinois. When I met the Kollenbergs during the selection of Nordenstamm Venom, Jens Kollenberg made me an offer that I came home to think about for a few weeks. The Kollenbergs are moving back to …

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Plans? what plans?

I train such a lot of different disciplines, it would likely be impossible to train Venom in all of them, or at least impractical, so how do I choose? Well I decided early that I wanted to spend some time making sure I had the foundations right and not worrying too much about the formalities, this means I want him …

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Come here Damn it!

The most important thing to me to have in a dog is a reliable recall. I describe the competency level as reliable or not, not “pretty reliable, good recall” or any other half measure. Venom is progressing really well in his recall; I have made this exercise quite clear and the steps I have broken down into simple “bite sized” …

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Week 1 down, many to go!

In Venoms first week with me, I was pretty keen to get the routine down straight so he knew what to expect and be happy with it. A major problem I see with dogs today is that they are protesting as their expectations are not being met. These expectations don’t come boxed with a puppy, we install them. I advise …

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Dog bites TV Presenter

After seeing this news video this morning, Steve has put together a screen cap from the news video to help demonstrate what went wrong. Steve also added “At this stage the Police and the dog were not comfortable, when the lady added pressure by moving in on the dog, the dog acted in a manner to drive her away. When …

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