1. This Is What You Need To Consider Before Becoming A First-Time Dog Owner

    Getting a pet is a rewarding and loving  experience — there are 78 million dogs and 85.8 million cats in happy homes to prove it — but it doesn’t come without its fair share of responsibility. While it can be tempting to choose a dog based on looks alone, there are several other considerations to make based on your lifestyle and personality. So, before plucking the first furry face you’re…Read More

  2. Welcoming a New Dog into Your Home

    The time has come to bring your newest four-legged family member home. This can be a very exciting day but it can also be stressful for the dog. Keep the following tips in mind when bringing home your new best friend for the first time. Gather supplies Gather everything you need for the dog before the time comes to go get him or her. Going to the store to buy things like a collar, leash, food dish…Read More

  3. Happy New Year!

    Thank you all for an amazing 2017! I put together a short montage video of the last year of dog training, everything from obedience, tracking, detection and of course everyone's favorite, bite work for police K9s and protection dogs. Check out the video below and scroll lower to see some cool stats from the year! Here are some interesting stats from the year: We've spent over 300 hours training do…Read More

  4. Adopt A Puppy Or Buy From A Breeder?

    This is a question that as a dog lover you will inevitably come across. There are pros and cons to both sides of the argument.  See our list below. Buying From A Reputable Breeder The Pros: You Know Exactly What Type of Dog Your Getting Good Genetics - Access to Pedigree You Can Get Exactly What You Want Established Training Values Good Work Ethic All Initial Shots Should Be Done Dog Should Be Pa…Read More

  5. Dog Bite Facts & Prevention

    A dog bite can easily be prevented if you are aware of the situation with an unknown dog. Dog's as lovable and cuddly as they may be all have an instinctual voice inside to protect themselves. What you do and how you act around a dog may be viewed as threatening and in that case you could be bitten. Please take a moment and read through this info-graphic on national dog bite statistics. And see ho…Read More

  6. Playing Tug With Your Dog

    When I first started dog training I thought the only way to reward a dog was with treats... I was so wrong! Dogs are rewarded in many different ways and each ad every dog is motivated by something different. Not all dogs want to play tug, not all dogs will respond to treats, you have to find what motivates your dog to perform and when they perform, BAM! Here is your reward. I created a video the o…Read More

  7. Simple tips to make home buying and selling easier for you and your dog

    Buying a new home can seem complicated, especially for dog owners.  Recent studies  show that many dog owners are even making home buying choices based on the needs and  comfort of their dogs. Thankfully there are several ways to make the process easier for you  and your pet.   Find the right new home There are a few things you should consider when shopping for your new home. Rules and regula…Read More

  8. Protection Dog Training – Getting A Dog For Your Business

    Most business owners when tossing around the idea of a protection dog immediately think LAWSUIT or LIABILITY. The truth is that a properly trained protection dog and handler team is not a liability, and with proper documentation you will not lose a lawsuit if it ever comes to that. We hope that it never does. However, we also live in reality and know threats are out there. Better to be prepared an…Read More

  9. Kelevra K9 Is Now Complete Canine Training

    If you haven't already figured it out, we've changed a few things. We've got a new logo and a new name. We've opted to change our name for a few various reasons. First, no-one could pronounce Kelevra, or remember how to spell it. The meaning will always hold true to our dog training business though. Kelev is dog in Hebrew, and ra is bad. So translated it means "bad dog". Not in any particular mean…Read More

  10. 4th Of July Fireworks & Your Dog

    Happy 4th Of July! Stay safe this holiday weekend and take care of your pups! The 4th Of July is generally pretty tough for dogs, because of all the fireworks and excitement. It's even more difficult for them when you cannot be home to comfort them. You are their support and steady rock, more often than you may realize your dog feeds off of your mood and disposition. If you know your dog is uncomf…Read More