Types of Dog Training

Atlantic K9 Dog Training designs programs around you and your dog to accommodate your Massachusetts

Our Clients Say it Best

Grace & Henry

I can’t believe how much your training has improved my life. I get to go on walks through the neighborhood, I don’t waste so much time barking like a MadMan at all those silly little dogs. I’m learning to be in very good control when I see another dog while I am out walking and I come when I am called.


Our​ ​eighteen​ ​month​ ​German​ ​Shepherd​ ​has​ ​been​ ​nothing​ ​but​ ​successful​ ​in​ ​her​ ​training​ ​with  Kathleen​ ​and​ ​Dogtra.​ ​Our​ ​family​ ​adopted​ ​Shayna​ ​last​ ​February​ ​with​ ​a​ ​limited​ ​knowledge​ ​of​ ​her​ ​background, and​ ​were​ ​a​ ​bit​ ​surprised​ ​with​ ​her​ ​initial​ ​demeanor.​

Obedience and Puppy Programs

This includes: Puppy imprinting (How our puppies are first introduced to training), raising a puppy correctly (prevention of behavior problems); Teaching basic dog obedience commands like heel, sit, stay, come and down; Advanced and off-leashing training; Invisible dog fence training and products; Crate and house training and much more. Read More.

Behavior Modification

Includes modifying behavior problems such as pulling on a leash and leash aggression (i.e., reactivity) barking at people or other dogs out in public, as well as when visitors enter the home (i.e, territorial); jumping on people, counters, furniture, etc; stealing food and food aggression; separation anxiety; shyness, and recovery from trauma (abuse, abandonment, etc). Good for older dogs (i.e., 1.5+ years), adopted dogs, and dogs that have been abused, abandoned, or traumatized. Read More.

Dog Sports

Sports can be an exciting way to spend more time with your dog. With a variety of options, it also offers an opportunity to make important training such as obedience more fun for everyone. Ranging from well-known competition dog sports such as Dog Agility, IPO aka Schutzhund, and AKC competitive obedience to creative and fun ways to play with your pet such as scent work, fetching and disc dog, there is a dog sport fit for every dog family. Read More.

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