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. Operation Christmas Child!

    This year Kelevra K9 is putting together shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child! Our goal this year is to create as many shoe boxes as we can to send to children in need across the globe. This is Kelevra K9's first year donating gifts to those in need and we want YOU to join us! Group Class will be held on Saturday the 12th & 19th at Railroad Park (700 S Railroad Ave, Loveland CO 80537) at 10…Read More

  4. Training A Dog For Protection – Temperaments & Prey Drive

    This is the first post in a short series where I will go into some of the different aspects of protection training for dogs. Protection training is very serious and quite complicated in the overall picture. We are not training a dog to bite people, that would be easy and a huge liability. We are training the dog to think on his own, protect his family, pay attention to things, be very obedient, an…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Black German Shepherd Puppies For Sale

    THESE PUPPIES HAVE BEEN SOLD!  We often have litters upcoming and many we do have connections to high quality breeders. If you are interested in a German Shepherd puppy please contact us for more information   We have some great puppies for sale! Born only 2 weeks ago, with great genetics. Temperament testing to begin in a week or two. Born in Loveland, CO and will be available at 8 weeks old. T…Read More

  10. 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