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Will you sell me a personal protection K9?

I do not pre-train dogs to sell as personal protection or security K9's. The decision to purchase a personal protection K9 is a very important one and I believe that the process should be custom tailored to fit your individual needs and requirements. For anyone interested in owning a personal protection K9 I can provide [...]

By |2019-01-07T19:19:53-05:00May 20th, 2014|0 Comments

Do you train or certify personal protection K9’s?

As a certifying official for the national DrugBeat organization I am proud to offer official personal protection K9 certifications. Certifications are a great way to show responsible dog ownership and proof of successful maintenance training. See my certifications page for complete information or checkout DrugBeat info at hornbecks.net I can provide decoy services for maintenance [...]

By |2019-01-07T19:19:53-05:00May 20th, 2014|0 Comments

Why should I choose you?

With literally thousands of professional educational training hours and real life experience training dogs I am committed to helping you and your dog achieve the best relationship possible. Unlike other trainers and chain pet stores who offer training classes your private training sessions with me are scheduled to fit YOUR schedule. You can move as [...]

By |2014-06-08T16:48:31-05:00November 27th, 2012|0 Comments

How is your training different that the chain pet stores?

My training plans and methods are based on 15+ years of dog training experience. I am flexible enough to train with any methods you feel comfortable with and am qualified to present you with the pros and cons of each method. My training sessions are private and scheduled around your schedule to assure that you [...]

By |2019-01-07T19:19:53-05:00November 27th, 2012|0 Comments

Will you keep my dog and train him for me?

Boarding and Training packages are often requested by customers like yourself.  In most situations this is not the best training method for your dog.  In a boarding and training scenario your dog learns commands given to it by the trainer.  The dog learns to respect and obey the trainer.  The problem with this training is [...]

By |2014-06-10T13:32:12-05:00November 27th, 2012|0 Comments

What type of training equipment do you use?

Training equipment decisions are always discussed with you, the pet owner. You have a hands on involvement in the training and never are required to do anything you do not agree with or approve of. There is no "across the board" answer to this question. At the first training session I provide a basic education [...]

By |2014-06-10T05:33:18-05:00November 27th, 2012|0 Comments

How long have you been training dogs?

I have been training and working with dogs for over 15 years. I have had the opportunity to travel to Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin, Georgia, and Indiana over the years to work with some of the best master trainers in the industry. I have thousands of hours of training and real life experience dealing with training [...]

By |2014-06-10T05:33:51-05:00November 27th, 2012|0 Comments

What is the Canine Good Citizen Certification?

The Canine Good Citizen or C.G.C. certification is offered through the American Kennel Club. It is a 10 part test that upon successful completion allows for your dog to be registered in the AKC database, receive additional certificates, and is a recognized AKC Title that can be added to a registered dogs papers. The program [...]

By |2019-01-07T19:19:53-05:00November 27th, 2012|0 Comments