Marcum K9 Obedience is a premier in home training facility located in Canal Winchester. We specialize in teaching your dog to focus with high distractions both on and off leash. Our large selection of programs address a variety of behaviors from basic and advanced obedience, aggression, low confidence, house breaking and more.
We believe dogs learn better in a home environment and being worked around real life situations. This is why we work with your best friends in our own home. This allows us to incorporate real life distractions at a rate that best suits each dog. We think of your dog as our own family member. Our team is dedicated to a healthy learning environment with proper socialization and excellent care tailored specifically to each dog we get in for training. Let us help you achieve all your training goals so that you can enjoy life to the fullest with your dog.
Allison is the owner and head trainer at Marcum K9 Obedience. She has been training dogs of all breeds and ages for 8 years. Allison began her education immediately after graduating high school. She first became a kennel tech for a dog training franchise co-owned by her father. Allison then quickly fell in love with the art of professional dog training. She went through an internship to become a trainer and excelled tremendously. Allison soon went to school and became certified dog trainer and started up her own business shortly after. Allison's believes by observing a dog's behavior, they will tell you right where he/she stands emotionally, psychologically, and behaviorally. She desires to assist families so their dogs reach fully functional, loving, and well mannered members of the family pack.
- Rocco - Belgian Malinios pupp
- Macy - Belgian Malinois
- Mason - Malinois/German Shepherd mix
- Gunner - Malinois/German Shepherd mix
Libby has had a passion for dogs for as long as her parents can remember. As a kid & teenager, her love was dedicated to riding, showing, and training horses. Her love for animals is what brought her to THE Ohio State University, where she received a Bachelors in Animal Sciences with a minor in Agricultural Communications. After she adopted her first dog (Squirt), she discovered her passion for training as well as a new purpose- to help owners live life to the fullest with their dogs. Libby attended National K9 intensive dog training school and became a certified professional trainer with endorsements in Basic Obedience, Advanced Obedience, Behavior Modification, Utility, Breed Identification, Puppy Development, Tracking, Scent Detection, Personal Protection, Police K-9, Assistance Dog, and Retrieval. She strongly believes that there are no bad dogs and loves to help people find and unlock their dogs hidden potential. She continues to further her education in dog training by training and competing in dog sports and attending seminars.
- Squirt - Rottweiler/German Shepherd mix
- Ajax - German Shepherd
- Bhaltair - German Shepherd
- Oliver - Golden Retriever