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Nitro K-9

Real Dog Training

Nitro K-9 presents advice on how to train your dog without food rewards, by developing the relationship between dog and handler using a "bond-based" system. Nitro K-9 founder and owner, Steve Walter is a "balanced trainer" who has trained thousands of dogs using a system of simple commands that develop team work between dog and handler. Steve has also rehabilitated hundreds of "red zone" dogs, suffering from anxiety, fear, and aggression. Nitro K-9 specializes in helping to resolve problem behaviors, to give dogs and their families a happy, healthy relationship. Episodes are released on the 10th, 20th and 30th of each month. Hosted by Dave Tucker.  More information at

Mar 20, 2019

Steve Walter from Nitro K-9 starts off a series on Puppies.  In this episode, Steve talks about imprinting and the Recall. Hosted by Dave Tucker.

Mar 10, 2019

Nitro K-9 can help you with the dog who is constantly pulling at the leash. Host Dave Tucker discusses why the dog pulls, how to prevent it, and the use of the harness.

Feb 20, 2019

Nitro K-9 welcomes Steve Kotowske of What's Up Dog who talks with host Dave Tucker about Communication and Collars.  Check Steve's obedience training program in Santa Rosa, Florida, the Von Herderhaus Kennels boarding and breeding programs, and the Pawsitive Love Foundation that provides service dogs to veterans...

Feb 10, 2019

Nitro K-9 welcomes Steve Kotowske of What's Up Dog who talks with host Dave Tucker about his obedience training program in Santa Rosa, Florida, the Von Herderhaus Kennels boarding and breeding programs, and the Pawsitive Love Foundation that provides service dogs to veterans and children.  Check out his Puppy Pit...

Jan 30, 2019

Nitro K-9 host Dave Tucker discusses the needs of a working line dog and the responsibilities of the owner.  We look at the German Shepherd, the Belgian Malinois, and the Rottweiler, and discuss the training required for the working line dog to integrate into the family.  Dave also provides alternatives for those who...