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    The Thinking K9 offers professional dog training in the Janesville, WI and surrounding area.

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    Get RESULTS, while having FUN!

    Our classes are welcoming, encouraging, and educational! Learn how to use cutting edge Motivational Dog Training Techniques that result in a willing, eager, and reliable dog!

    We specialize in customized training plans that are as unique as you and your dog are! Break away from the traditional [and boring] style of dog training and let us customize a training plan for you that is sure to get results!

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    At TTK9, you will benefit from a Dog Trainer that prides herself on continuing her education at every opportunity, including traveling all over the country in search of the latest dog training techniques!

    Qualifications include, but not limited to:

    • Certified Professional Dog Trainer- Knowledge Assessed.
    • Licensed Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and S.T.A.R. Puppy trainer.
    • Certified Canine Conditioning Coach.
    • Stunt Dog Judge.
    • Certified Trick Dog Instructor.
    • Certified in Aggression Cases.
    • Certified in Behavior Modification.
    • Pet and Human CPR and First Aid Certified.
    • Certificate in Foundation Nosework.
    • Professional Member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers.
    • Attended The Michael Ellis School in California and graduated with numerous certificates ranging from Obedience to Police K9 Training.
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    Our Services

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    Dog Training

    We offer dog training services and classes for dogs of ALL ages!…

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    Puppy STARLET

    This class encompasses the entire puppy! We divide our time between Obedience,…

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    S.T.A.R. Puppy

    Prepare your puppies for Canine Good Citizen class with S.T.A.R. Puppy! This…

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    Good Dog Manners | Canine Good Citizen

    The CGC Program teaches basic good manners to dogs and responsible dog…

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    Trick Dog

    Have FUN with your dog while teaching obedience! This course is designed to…

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    Ninja Doggo

    Ninja Doggo combines Rally-O sign concepts with Trick Training and Fitness equipment!…

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    Precision Rally-O

    Teach your dog obedience, while having fun on a Rally-O course! This…

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    Puppy Enrichment Hour

    Puppies will play with other puppies, as well as well mannered adult…

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    Doggy Enrichment Hour

    Doggie enrichment hour is for dogs over 6 months of age. Dogs…

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    Rally-O, Courses

    Take your Rally-O skills one step further by practicing actual Rally-O courses!…

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    CLIENTS REVIEWS

    Amazing class with Barbara today! She is amazing with the dogs! I have never learned so much in a short period of time. Highly recommend The Thinking K9 for your dog training needs. Her place of business is so clean and she has so much to offer the dogs. Do not hesitate to take your dog here for training, you will not be disappointed!!!
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    Chris & Sweetness
    I have had 30 years of Viszlas and lots of training so I knew what to expect. However Barbara’s classes were more detailed, more informative, and very professional...She sent pictures often [during boarding] and kept in touch while I was away. Sweetness looked so happy! I was afraid she wouldn’t want to come home with me! And, Barbara has the most well trained boxer, Batman, that I have ever seen! She is amazing with dogs!! Highly recommend training or boarding with Barbara!!
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    Colleen & Teddy
    My family was pretty desperate for relief from too much barking, chewed up wood furniture, accidents on the carpet and basically a household taken over by an adorable, out of control puppy! Barbara took Teddy into her home and lovingly taught him some manners...Barbara has continued to train as needed, which included training us how to communicate effectively with Teddy to acheive the desired behavior.
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    Deb & Agness
    ...Every time Agness stays in Barbara’s home even for a day, we get several pictures & videos, she goes on walks, she plays with Barbara’s dogs, family & visitors — all of which we appreciate. The only doubt that ever entered my mind was ‘Is Agness going to want to come home after all the fun she’s having at Barbara’s?’ Anyone who has had to leave their pet knows that definitely puts your mind at ease...
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    Roxanne & Gus
    ...Barbara taught me techniques I can use with my dog to avoid the leash aggression I was concerned about. ...She provided handouts and lots of positive reinforcement. She made me feel good about what I have done with my dog regarding his training so far, and that I am not a failure.
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    Donn, Kristi, Rex, Buster, & Stella
    ...The services she provides, I must admit, are a huge success as my 2 Frenchie’s have the hugest smiles on their faces throughout the whole day of daycare. Did I also mention that she sends us pictures, videos and text messages while we are away from our fur babies? It’s great!...
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    Cynthia & Henna
    Our Redbone Coonhound, Henna, Loved her class! The Instructors are high energy, Positve and great fun to work with. We learned so much from them! The CGC class taught Henna and I how to work together and has helped create a stronger bond between us. Incredible experience! We can't wait for more training experiences!
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    Chad & Olive
    Barb, Erin and Joe are excellent instructors. The knowledge that they have and pass along is phenomenal. Their positive and upbeat demeanor is so helpful during the classes. My dog adores all of them. Kudos to them.
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    Charles & Mr President
    Barbara and Erin not only make it fun and informative, but they are excellent trainers! I would highly recommend training classes here!
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    Mandy & Abby Lane
    Barbara and Erin are great, loving teachers. They love your dogs and are very nice to help you learn how to handle your dogs. I would highly reccomend them and the classes they teach.
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    Adam Dassow & Luna
    We have taken all of our dogs here. Trainers are top notch, dogs love it. What more could you want?
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    Rhoda & Eliza
    We made great progress working with our puppy and how to handle her appropriately. Kudos to Erin and Barbara- they ROCK
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    Amy & Jordy
    Jordy loved puppy class! I highly recommend the class!
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