1. Training Your New Puppy

    Puppies are great! They are a brand new addition to your home and this is an exciting time for you and your family. The truth is puppies can also be a terror to your home and cause you many headaches! That’s where we come in! Kelevra K9 offers weekly puppy classes to help you train your new furry friend. Some of the common puppy issues we come across are: Biting Everyone & Thing They Can Che…Read More

  2. Which Dog Training Collar Is The Best

    This is a question I get asked quiet frequently as a dog trainer. The truth is there is no "best" dog training collar out there. What is a dog training collar? Training collars are tools, and just like anything else you need the right tool for the job. Most training collar offer a correction to the dog based on input from the handler. For example a choke collar when a correction is applied briefly…Read More

  3. Dog Training Explained

    Dog training has come so far in the last 60 years. Personally, I wasn't around but I've read a lot about William Koehler and Winifred Strickland who were the experts in the dog training field in the 60's and training dogs with food rewards was unheard of at back then.  The main argument against using food was "if you train with food, at some point you will have to stop. Then what will you do?" We…Read More

  4. Loveland Dog Trainer Supporting Local Pup Crawl

    Kelevra K9 is proud to announce that we are sponsoring an event that hits near and dear to our hearts. Bounce Rescue’s 2016 Pup Crawl in downtown Fort Collins April 23rd from 2-7pm. Tickets available until April 1, you can purchase them here. You can get more information on Bounce's Facebook event page as well. This event is dedicated to Bounce’s Rescues Rescuing Veterans Program. This program…Read More

  5. Housebreaking Your Puppy- Made Easy!

    How to housebreak your new puppy. You really don't need a trainer in order to housebreak your dog if you follow these 3 easy steps. Step 1 - Control Food & Water Intake Make sure you have a set schedule for feeding and watering your puppy. Free feeding is one of the best ways to ensure a long and messy few weeks while training your dog to "go" outside. Step 2 - Take Your Puppy Out Often Abou…Read More

  6. Loveland Dog Obedience Training

    Dog training is a delicate art. It takes a lot more than most people think, and because of that there are many untrained and undertrained dogs that have problem behaviors that are truly frustrating for any dog owner. At Kelevra K9 our dog training techniques are proven to get results. We focus on the dog's core genetics to determine which type of training will be best for your dog. Each breed and …Read More

  7. What Does A Dog Trainer Really Do?

    First and foremost our job is to train your dog, but being a dog trainer takes a lot more than you’d expect. There are schools, seminars, tons of books to read, videos to watch, and events to attend, that all help in becoming a good dog trainer. Unfortunately each and every dog is different. Which means that no specific training technique is going to work, for any specific dog. You can see some …Read More