Calming K9 provides famillies with the assistance and guidance for everyday struggles to severe dog behavioural challenges.  We have successfully trained and rehabilitated many rescue dogs and family dogs that were headed down the unfortunate path of re-homing due to their naughty and often serious behaviour. We are the last stop for many of these dogs. 

We also train puppies to get them started off on the right path. We provide education for owners on how to build a healthy relationship with their puppy while offering solutions to enable them to live harmoniously with their family. Our balanced training incorporates positive reinforcement with interruptions of unwanted behavior, which provides a well rounded learning experience for both the owner and dog. We explain the importance of body language, posture, and vocal tones to show owners how to effectively communicate with their dog in a way their dog will understand.

We will be the last trainers you will ever need! 

If you are ready to transform your dog and your life, contact us today! 

Jenn & Dee are miracle workers! After working with our rescue and his reactive behaviour, we are able to walk him with confidence. After experiencing a significant injury due to his reaction to another dog, I was reluctant to walk him. After just four lessons I can now take him on walks anywhere without worrying. I now carry their business cards with me to share with others who are dealing with issues with their dogs.
— H. Kroeker

Meet The Team! 

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Jennifer

Co-Owner & Founder of Calming K9 | Head Trainer | Private program specialist

Jennifer has always had a passion for animals and helping people. She started her journey working with and riding horses at a young age. Horses are not only beautiful animals but also amazing teachers. Over the years they have taught her how to communicate by using just body language which allowed her to understand them better. 

Jennifer's passion guided her towards working with dogs within her community. She teaches owners how to unlock they key to effective communication which is the secret recipe to bridge the gap between humans and canines to address and resolve many common behaviour troubles most dog owners encounter. Jennifer regularly travels to the United States to work with other trainers within the industry and she regularly attends workshops and seminars throughout British Columbia to continue her education in the canine field and expand her knowledge and skillset.  

 


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Dee

Co - Owner & Founder of Calming K9 |  Professional Dog Trainer  | Events Co-ordinator

Dee is the glue that holds everything together and is an essential part of the team! She ensures that everything runs perfectly on schedule and coordinates all of Calming K9's client appointmments and events. If you have any questions about our services, events or rescue endeavours, she's your go-to girl.

She is also Calming K9's board and train extraordinaire and heel master. She has five years experience working with dogs and helping families re-establish healthy boundaries to create the dog of their dreams. 


Our Dogs

Bruno A.K.A Big "B"

Bruno is a 3 year old, Labrador, Mastiff, Boxer mix. He is high energy, very driven dog and will do anything for food or a ball.

When he was 12 weeks old he was diagnosed with a skin condition called demodex mange. This prevented him from expereincning important social opportunities as he was very ill from the condition. He bounced back and was completely healthy at 10 months old and we got right to work training and re-socializing him. 

He regularly attends private lessons to help rehabilitate client dogs and is an avid member of our team. 


Bella A.K.A Queen "B"

Bella is a 12 year old, purebred chihuahua. She became a permanent member of the Calming K9 Team when she was 10 years old when her behaviour became too much to manage. She was your typical noisy chihuahua that barked at anything and everything. She required a stable routine, boundaries and a lot of exercise to return this out of control ankle biter into a calm, stable, well behaved senior citizen.

Don't let her age or her size fool you, she can pack walk right alongside the large dogs with ease. She is enjoying her golden years soaking up the sunshine and relaxing on her extra large plush dog bed every evening. 


Radar A.K.A Squishy 

Radar is a 2 year old, purebred French Bulldog and is the newest addition to our pack. He was surrendered to us when his activity level and exercise needs combined with his pushy personality became too much for his family. Although he came with behaviour challenges, he has come a long way in his rehabilitation process. 

He is a little guy with a huge personality. He helps us during training lessons when we are teaching client dogs to ignore and walk past other dogs. If you have a leash reactive dog, you will be seeing him during your training lessons with us. Be prepared to be charmed by his squishy little face. 


My family is beyond thankful for everything Calming K9 has done for us. They have restored peace back into my home and put my faith back into dog trainers. My dogs had no manners, pulled on leash, didn’t listen and barked at other dogs. After a week of board and train there is more improvement than I can believe. I will recommend Calming K9 to anyone with pups that have issues big or small. They have been a pleasure to work with. I cannot express enough gratitude for Jennifer & Dee, they really care and it shows!
— Michelle. P