Behavior Consulting & Training
Align K9 is your resource for achieving a better understanding of your canine companion. We provide in-home dog training services in Southwest Florida, as well as education and inspiration for the dog owner.
As Canine Behavior Consultants, we have advanced knowledge of canine cognition that goes beyond the typical dog “training” services other companies offer.
We believe that when a relationship between dog and owner is founded on communication, patience and compassion, a stronger bond is formed.
As an effective leader, you should provide structure, promote understanding, and teach through opportunities.
Always set your dog up to win, so that they may never lose. It is this foundation of trust, confidence, and respect that allows your dog to look at you with deserved admiration.
Does your dog ever…
- Jump up on guests?
- Ignore your commands?
- Only respond to treats?
- Dart out of open doors?
- Pull while on leash?
- Bark excessively?
- Not come when called?
- Growl, snap or bite?
- Nip at you for attention?
- Embarrass you in public?
Then you have found the right place! Contact us today at (239) 287-7113 for a no cost behavior consultation. There is nothing to lose except those bad habits!
Don’t blame them … TRAIN THEM … and yourself, too, at Align K9.
What Our Customers Say…
Rayfield trained two of my dogs during the past decade; Oreo and Roxie. I've owned dogs all of my life and have worked with many trainers. Rayfield tops the list hands-down. His technique of working with the dogs' behavior and making them understand new commands is outstanding. Once the dogs learn the commands, then he trains the owner and the owners' behavior and attitude. Astonishing results on all counts. Aside from being a sensational dog trainer, Rayfield is a person whom I admire, trust and respect. He's been an asset to my dogs as well as an asset to me.
I recommend Alpha Dog Academy almost daily to people who need assistance with their pets. Rayfield is a life saver ... literally! When the public comes to me, they’re often at their wits end and ready to relinquish their dog to a shelter. After I calm them down and tell them that Rayfield is on his way, the real magic happens. He’s been able to put peace back into homes and keep families together. That is critical in our line of work. Rayfield jumps at the chance to help any animal, even if he’s not going to be compensated. He’s constantly helping animals in need. You can call him day or night and he’s there to help! His primary concern is to have a happy pet in a happy home. I’m thrilled Rayfield is out there in the trenches helping animals in our community and beyond. We (and they) need him!
Rayfield works very diligently with dogs, and uses his keen doggy sense to actually fix the underlining issues, not just mask them. Excellent advice is given by the bundle. He is a true dog lover and does his best to improve the dog-dog relationship and human-dog relationship. He works around your schedule, always answers questions and provides great insight into what works best. He is a breath of fresh air. I highly recommend Rayfield.
Rayfield is worth his weight in gold. Not only does he respond immediately to any plea for help, but he will also travel long-distances to do in-home visits to work with the dogs that are perilously close to losing their homes usually due to human error.Sitting in on a recent three hour session with him in Tampa made me a firm believer that he knows what he is doing and, most importantly, the dogs respond to and respect him. Rayfield also follows up and maintains close ties with those that he has worked with to ensure continued success.Florida Boxer Rescue is fortunate to have the benefit of his experience and we are looking forward to many, many years of working together to ensure our Boxers are given the best chance possible for successful, happy lives.
Rayfield is a trainer unlike any other. He genuinely CARES about you and your dog with obvious passion and understanding. His training methods are enriching, bringing you understanding of your dog to a whole new level. His generosity with time, knowledge and good spirit showed me he's got the heart of a canine!