Luvk9s Dog Training

Doris Dressler is an authorized Canine Life and Social Skills instructor.  This new A.K.C. program teaches real-life skills to client and kennel dogs and awards canine graduates with B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees.

Community Canine program

AKC Trick Dog Program

Product sales

Luvk9s now offers 'board and train' in conjunction with Red Barn Kennels in Dawsonville, Georgia.  Contact us for more information.

Board and train

Canine Good Citizenship program 

As an approved Canine Good Citizen evaluator, Doris Dressler offers S.T.A.R. Puppy Program classes.  These A.K.C. designed classes give your puppy the opportunity to socialize with other puppies off-leash, and gets you started on teaching your dog good house manners and basic obedience cues.

Other services offered

Doris Dressler is an approved evaluator of the A.K.C.'s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program.   CGC group classes are available (see the Services, Group Classes page).   A private lesson can also be scheduled to review CGC skills and to take the test. 

C.L.A.S.S. program

Service dog training

S.T.A.R. Puppy program

Luvk9s is an authorized distributor of PREMIER and THUNDERWORKS products. 
PREMIER is known for their Easy Walk Harnesses, Gentle Leaders and Martingale collars.
The THUNDERWORKS company produces Thundershirts and Thunderleashes.
Contact us for more information.

Luvk9s is also an approved evaluator for the A.K.C.'s new Trick Dog program.  Start your dog off by earning his Novice Trick Dog (TNK) title and work your way up to the Trick Dog Performer (TKP) title! 

Luvk9s can help prepare you and your dog for public access, as well as provide training assistance to teach your dog the skills you need, such as:


  • Opening and closing doors
  • Turning lights on and off
  • Retrieving dropped items
  • Pulling a manual wheelchair
  • Assisting with balance
  • And more ...

As an approved evaluator, Luvk9s will begin offering A.K.C. Community Canine classes the summer of 2017.   This is the third and most advanced level of the Canine Good Citizen Program; dogs can earn their CGCA (Advanced CGC) title.