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As dog owners ourselves, we understand the difficulties that come with training a pet. That’s why we offer training options that are both accessible and effective. Our team consists of experienced trainers who work with you and your dog to achieve the desired results. We provide a range of training services from basic obedience to protection and agility training. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you and your dog meet your training goals together.

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Q: What is Run Free K9?

A: Run Free K9 is a professional dog training service that helps pet owners build a strong, positive relationship with their furry companions. Our training programs are designed to improve obedience, behavior, and socialization skills.

Q: How do I know which training program is right for my dog?

A: Our experienced trainers will work with you to design a training program that meets the specific needs of your dog. We offer a range of programs, from basic obedience, board, and trains,  to personalized training, to ensure that you get the results you want.

Q: What methods does Run Free K9 use for training?

A: Our training is positive and balanced, using all 4 learning quadrants to reinforce good behavior and strengthen the bond between you and your dog..


Q: How can I get my dog to stop pulling on walks?

A: At Run Free K9, we use balanced reinforcement techniques to teach your dog loose-leash walking. We also provide training tools, such as harnesses and collars, to help you achieve success.

Q: What is free shaping?

A: Free shaping is a dog training technique that involves using positive reinforcement to shape a dog's behavior. It is a fun and effective way to teach your dog new tricks and commands.

Q: How do I know Run Free K9 is the best service for my beloved furbaby?

A: At Run Free K9, we have a team of experienced and certified trainers who are dedicated to providing the best possible care for your dog. We use balanced reinforcement techniques, and we have a proven track record of success. We also offer a free 30 minute phone consultation to help you decide if our services are right for you.

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Q: Is Run Free K9 insured?

A: Yes, we are fully insured. The safety and well-being of our clients and their pets is our top priority, and we take every precaution to ensure that our facility is safe and secure.

Q: What safety measures does Run Free K9 have in place?

A: Our facility is equipped with state-of-the-art security systems and cameras to ensure the safety and security of pets. We also have trained staff members on-site to monitor the dogs and ensure that they are safe. All dogs are GPS-collared because accidents can happen. If your dog's collar breaks on a walk and they bolt, we can quickly find your dog and bring it back to safety. This also allows us to work on off-leash obedience in a safer manner.

Q: What training methods does Run Free K9 use?

A: At Run Free K9, we believe in training dogs using balanced reinforcement and LIMA (Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive) methods. We understand that every dog is unique, with individual needs, traits and personalities. Our training programs are designed to take into account each dog’s unique characteristics and needs, so that we can tailor our approach to suit your dog's temperament. 

Q: Can Run Free K9 help with an aggressive dog?

A: Yes, we specialize in training aggressive dogs and have a high success rate. Our trainers use positive reinforcement techniques to help modify your dog's behavior and build a stronger bond between you and your pet.

Q: Does Run Free K9 offer board and train?

A: Yes, we offer board and train services for dogs of all ages and sizes. This is a great option for busy pet owners who want their dog to receive extensive training while they are away.

Q: How quickly can I expect to see results from training?

A: The speed at which results are seen depends on the individual dog and the severity of the behavior issues. However, most clients see improvement within the first few sessions.

Q: What is your #1 dog training tip?

A: Our #1 dog training tip is to always use positive reinforcement techniques when working with your dog. This includes rewarding good behavior and training in short, frequent sessions.

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