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National Train Your Dog Month

A1K9 family protection handover Q9

January is known as national train your dog month. This national month started in January 2010 to raise awareness about the importance of properly training your dog and it was the chosen month as a lot of dogs are usually adopted over Christmas time and unfortunately a good number of these dogs are then given…

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Residential Dog Obedience Training at A1K9!

Viggo, is a Danish Mastiff,

Residential Dog Obedience Training at A1K9! Judging by the start of this year, it seems 2019 is the year for having your dog professionally trained at A1K9! So far this year we have had several dogs booked in for our residential dog obedience training course, some are rarer breeds too including a Beauceron, a Danish…

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A1K9 Family Protection Dog in Trained Giant Schnauzer Form

Trained Giant Schnauzer Family protection Dog

A1K9 Bert, one of the Giant Schnauzers we have trained as a family protection dog has now finished his extensive training and left us to take up residence in Jersey with a client who previously had a trained Tervuren from us who died aged 14. They wanted something that was capable of defending them when…

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A1K9 residential dog obedience training course gets great results!

Beauceron Bardot at A1K9 Obedience training.

Bardot the Beauceron came to A1K9 4 weeks ago and was to say the least a little unruly and very willful. Today, Bardot’s owners returned to A1K9 to be re united with their pet and their first response watching him during his obedience demo was “have you drugged him – he is so calm”, followed…

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A1K9 Protection Dog Argo Is On The Move!


#A1K9 #Dobermann Argo is moving to #Essex. Today started the handover of Argo in a very wet and windy Wales. My friends daughter Elizabeth was pleased to get into the studio into the dry and warm for some pictures as was Argo who posed faultlessly. A super dog, who I am sure is going to…

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Zeus and Polly

Zeus and Polly

Today was the day for Zeus and Polly, the Dobermanns to be reunited with their owners, having spent the last 5 weeks learning new skills on our #A1K9 #ResidentialDogObedienceTrainingCourse. Fern and Sophie, our trainee trainers did a great job on the training whilst being tutored by our more experienced staff. Great work girls! CW 🙂

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Rich and famous resorting to guard dogs for protection amid violent crime surge

A1K9 Protection Dogs

The German Shepherds bred in the Czech Republic go through 18 months of training – six times longer than police dogs. Rock stars, politicians, judges, footballers and sheikhs have all bought the animals. Charles Wall, 54, runs A1K9 in south Wales, where dogs have been trained for clients in more than 43 countries. Click…

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Thinking of additional family security? Think protection dog!

A1K9 family protection dog Home Protector 2813

We live in uncertain and largely unsafe times. Given recent tragic events in the U.K. we can’t help but question what measures we can put in place to protect ourselves and our families, not just while we go about our day to day lives, but whilst in our family home too. There are the obvious…

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A1K9 Director Awarded

CFBA Practitioner of the year

A1K9 Director, Gaynor Probert is recognised by the Canine and Feline Behaviour Association for her outstanding contribution to the dog behaviour and training profession and was awarded the Practitioner of the Year award.

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