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Whether a new puppy is destroying your home or a longtime companion has become too aggressive for a walk around the neighborhood, you may feel overwhelmed. We can help.

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If you’ve thought about medicating, rehoming, or even euthanizing your dog, we have good news: those aren’t your only options. Training, even if other programs haven’t worked in the past, is possible. While time and commitment are both necessary, the right approach is critical. It’s that approach, one that understands and works with the ways dogs learn best,  that’s earned us the respect of professionals, families, and, of course, happy pups all across Colorado.

Why Select Us Over Other Local Dog Training Companies

At Ancillary K9 Dog Training, our process and individualized approach have yielded excellent results for clients throughout the state of Colorado. And because different dogs have different needs, we offer a variety of training packages and programs.

Despite what you might believe, it’s never too late to teach a dog better behavior. Whether you are dealing with a new puppy that needs basic obedience training or an older dog with aggression issues or resource guarding behavior, we would love to help. Reach out today to learn more.

A Wide Range of Private Dog Training Programs Available

Dog training is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. Each dog has a unique situation that needs to be considered, so we offer a range of programs to make sure we can serve each client properly. Feel free to contact us regarding any of these programs for more information. Of course, if your situation doesn’t fit nicely into any of these categories, we’d still love to hear from you – we’ll discuss your needs and see if we can work out an appropriate plan of action.

Private Dog Training

For dog owners who are currently feeling overwhelmed by the behavior problems that their dog is facing, private dog training sessions are ideal. In this setting, you will have the opportunity to work directly with a top dog trainer in the Denver area. The one-on-one nature of our private lessons allows significant progress to be made in a short amount of time. Even a single session can leave you feeling a lot better about your relationship with your dog, and a series of sessions could lead to a pet that has been completely transformed. If you’d like to learn more about private dog training, or if you would like to schedule an appointment, please get in touch at your convenience.

Puppy Training

It’s ideal to begin training a dog when he or she is in the puppy stage. While this stage can be a notoriously challenging time for dog owners, it’s also the perfect time to teach a dog desired behaviors through obedience training classes. Whether you are dealing with typical puppy behaviors that are tearing up your house or you just want to get ahead of the game and avoid that outcome, Ancillary K9 Dog Training would be proud to help. We offer free consultations to discuss your needs and determine how we can help, so don’t hesitate to reach out. There is no obligation beyond your free consultation!

Aggressive Dog Obedience Training

It’s hard to live with an aggressive dog. Not only do you have to worry about your dog’s behavior around the house, but you also will be hesitant to take that dog out to public places like dog parks and other locations. Fortunately, working with the team at Ancillary K9 Dog Training can help to take your dog away from those aggressive tendencies. It’s likely that we’ll need to develop a training plan that will gradually work your dog into a calmer, more controlled state. Given the potential danger associated with aggressive behavior, please contact us right away for help.

Protection Dog Training

If you plan to get a dog for security reasons, you’ll need to make sure that the dog is properly trained as a protection dog. There are different types of training required to teach a protection dog how to behave in various situations, so it’s important to work with a professional team that has this particular type of protection dog training experience. Not all dog trainers will be qualified to do this kind of work, so turn to Ancillary K9 as a trusted option in Denver for such an important job.

Board & Train

In addition to our other training options, we will soon be offering board & train services. Leaving your dog with us for a period of time will allow our team to work closely with the dog while establishing the desired behaviors. If you aren’t sure if board & train is the right option for your situation, please feel free to give us a call to discuss the situation.

How to Choose the Right Dog Trainer in Colorado

Picking a dog trainer is an important choice. While there are plenty of businesses in the greater Denver area offering dog training services, not all of them have the experience or knowledge necessary to deliver great results. It’s worth spending some time researching your options before you commit to one of the top dog trainers in the region.

When picking the dog trainer that you will work with, be sure to keep in mind the specific needs of your dog. Why are you looking into training services in the first place? If you are hoping for one specific outcome – like developing a protection dog, for example – you will have to work with a trainer that knows that area of dog training intimately. Don’t expect that a trainer who specializes in one area, like puppy training, will be able to carry those skills over to all other areas. At Ancillary K9, we do offer a wide range of services, but not all Denver dog trainers do the same.

Without a doubt, the best way to pick out the right dog trainer for you and your pet is to reach out and discuss your needs directly with the trainer. This kind of open communication will ensure that everyone is on the same page before any appointments are made and training sessions begin. It’s better to work out the details in advance than to begin training before you realize that it’s not a good fit.

What Types of Dogs Need to Be Trained?

Any dog could benefit from training programs, from puppies who need obedience training to adult dogs who exhibit naughty behavior. It’s easy to see the need to contact a Denver dog behaviorist when a dog is being aggressive and creating a dangerous situation, but that’s far from the only reason to work with our experienced trainers. Sometimes, a dog owner wants nothing out of training other than slightly improved behavior and the ability to follow a few basic commands.

The need for behavioral training isn’t likely to have much to do with the breed of the dog. Sure, some breeds are more likely to demonstrate aggressive behavior than others, and some are more energetic than others, but all types of dogs can benefit from the right type of training provided by the right trainers. To put it simply – if a dog owner would like to see their dog learn a new skill or eliminate bad behavior, professional training is the answer.

Our Training Locations

Though the majority of the dogs we train are from Denver, we have clients from the surrounding areas like Wheat Ridge, Golden, Highlands Ranch, and Aurora, Colorado. We’ve also had clients from as far as Vail, Aspen, and Steamboat Springs. Now that’s dedication!

Let’s Get Started Today

When looking for a dog behaviorist in Denver that can help improve life with your beloved pet, turn to Ancillary K9 Dog Training first. Thanks to our free consultation offer, you will be able to speak with a member of our team without making any commitment to further training. Just reach out today by filling out the form here on our site or by giving us a call. We can’t wait to meet you and your dog!

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