Competitive Obedience, Coaching by Steve Courtney

I have a lot of people come to me for Dog Sport training, whether it be just to overcome a small problem or to train from puppy to podium, I have the programs to make it happen, but it won’t be about running drill after drill, I don’t think that is the way at all. First I would like to …

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Training the Protection Dog

Training a dog in protection is a passion of mine, now there is bound to be people out there reading this that have already developed a picture of some cowboy teasing a dog and making it vicious, and I don’t blame you, I often conjure those images myself. This happens because so many weekend warriors and graduates of the YouTube …

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Robdog the Rugby playing German Shepherd

Read a guest Blog from Linda about her German Shepherd Robdog. Linda came to see Steve a few months ago for some training and she agreed to share what Robdog has been up to! Everyone knows German Shepherds are over-achievers! Whether they’re the loyal 2IC’s for the Police, Military, or your family… herding sheep, finding drugs, bombs or lost ones… …

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K9 Pro Workshop Update

With our WA workshop tickets released we have had a lot of enquiries about our upcoming workshops in QLD and VIC. Steve’s WA private consults sold out within a day and we now only have 1 or 2 handler spots left for the workshop, and an extremely limited number of spectator spots remaining. If you are interested in the remaining …

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How safe is your dog’s collar?

We have been making collars and leashes at K9 Pro for many years and have taught as many dog owners as possible about the dangerous of leash and collar breakage. We speak to many dog owners who have experienced leash or collar breakage, but there are still far too many owners risking their dogs lives by putting their trust in …

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An Update on Puppy Diesel!

A guest blog written by Alison Courtney! Diesel /dezel/ Noun An internal combustion engine in which heat produced by the compression of air in the cylinder is used to ignite the fuel. A heavy petroleum fraction used as fuel in diesel engines. Or…. Puppy D, the Courtney Family Dog! For those of you that don’t already know, Diesel is our …

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K9 Pro Perth Workshop

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW! Yes that’s right – after much demand and several years since the last WA workshop, Steve will be back in Perth in October. We have extremely limited handler and spectator tickets available for our two day workshop, to be held on October 12 and 13, which will focus on Steve’s famous training in drive program, with a …

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Seminar Dates 2013 Qld, Vic and WA

We get emails every week from people wanting to see Steve in all states of Australia, if you’re in Queensland, Victoria or western Australia then listen up, he will be in your state soon! We will be announcing dates and locations soon, so keep your eyes peeled.

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Shell and Zero, Aggression Rehab

A guest blog post by Shell Gurney, written about her dog Zero, on Aggression Rehab Most people celebrate special days with their pets like birthdays, “gotcha” days and Christmas. My Siberian Husky, Zero and I celebrate another day, July 12th – the day he started his journey to becoming a balanced, easy to manage pet. Today, July 12th, is the 5th anniversary …

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Christmas in July Giveaway at K9 Pro!

It is Christmas in July at K9 Pro HQ and to celebrate we are running the ULTIMATE COLLAR Giveaway! We are giving you the chance to win one of FIVE new Syn Tek collars in the colour, width and size of your choice. Just head over to our Facebook page to go into the draw –  it is super simple, …

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Client Spotlight: Nic and Flick!

Nicole has been training her Border Collie Flick, with Steve before she even brought Flick home at 8 weeks of age. Fast forward and they are taking the obedience ring by storm! With top scores in the mid 190’s and winning the Novice ring just this weekend, Nic and Flick are proving they are a force to be reckoned with. …

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Take the K9 PUPPY GOLD CHALLENGE!

Here at K9 Pro we have been using Animal Naturals products for some time now on our dogs and with many clients and customers dogs, with outstanding results. We’ve raised our puppies on K9 Puppy Gold, have our working dogs on K9 Super Fuel, and our elderly German Shepherd Dog Kandy, on Young at Heart. You can read about the …

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What we have been failing to do successfully

What’s missing from our Blog posts, training articles, Facebook page and videos? If you have been a fan of my work, you will likely have watched my videos, read our articles and maybe even trained with me or attended a workshop. If you have a think about it, you will notice the absence of a component you will frequently find …

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Canine Safety Awareness Course

Steve presents a Canine Safety Awareness Course for the Children at Boystown as part of our Children’s Therapy Program, K9PRO’s K9 Angels. The course was well received and it is just one of the courses he gives for children and adults. Watch the video!

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