Family Protection & Residential Obedience Training

Child and Bert

At A1K9 we train our family protection dogs to such a standard that it is possible for a young child to handle them. Even though this is something we wouldn’t advocate it just shows the level of training that has been achieved. Our protection dogs are first and foremost the family’s pet, but also their…

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The Foundations of Dog Training: Obedience and Control

A1K9 Dog Obedience Training Classes

Here at A1K9, we’re proud of what we do and the dogs we train. Our time proven methods produce outstanding personal protection dogs that excel in a family environment. A core part of this process is the consistent, balanced, training techniques we’ve developed over our decades of experience. In our newest YouTube series, we aim…

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Paul Thorpe Visits A1K9

Protection Dogs by Lamboghini

After our recent interview with Paul Thorpe, we invited him to visit the A1K9 base of operations and see what we do in person. During his visit to Swansea, Paul had to chance to meet not only Charles, Managing Director of A1K9, but also our personal protection dog training professionals, and most importantly, the dogs…

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An Interview with Paul Thorpe on Protection Dogs

A1K9 Personal Protection Dog Training

Charles at A1K9 has recently had the pleasure of being invited to meet Paul Thorpe, an admired former watch dealer, now retired, having been in the watch business since 1975. He now concentrates on his role as a luxury watch expert & advisor and operates a well-subscribed YouTube channel. He uses his channel to pass…

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