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Housebreaking Your Puppy: Most owners have the highest expectations, with the least understanding, when it comes to teaching their dogs how to go to the bathroom outside, while on a walk or in a designated area. Read More


Separation Anxiety: On average, approximately 14% of dogs in the U.S. exhibit one or more signs of separation anxiety. This behavioral concern is second only to aggression. Read More


Which Collar Works Best: The difference between walking your dog - or for some, the dog walking you - and training your dog can often be explained by which collar you use, how you use it and when. Read More


The Shocking Truth: "I absolutely will never use, and do not advocate, the use of electronic shock collars! - a good dog trainer, behaviorist or experienced handler would never need one."John M. Rubin Read More


How Dogs Learn: For years dog trainers and behaviorists have tried to convince us that there is more to the dog than meets the eye. I am convinced, happily, that this is just not so. Read More


Food Training Explained: For some owners, training with treats just seems obvious. To others, it simply makes no sense. Before getting into why I do not use food training, I want to explain the concept. Read More

Our Team

John Rubin. Head Trainer/Owner-President

John the Dog TrainerJohn Rubin has been training dogs for over 27 years and has extensive equine experience as well. He is the founder of John Knows Dogs. LEARN MORE

Bonnie Rubin. Co-owner/Vice President

Bonnie of Kamp KanineBonnie co-owns John's Natural Dog Training Company along with her husband John Rubin and is co-owner of Kamp Kanine. LEARN MORE

Jessica McCloskey. Lead Trainer - CPDT-KA

Jessica the Dog TrainerJessica McCloskey is John and Bonnie's daughter and has been working with and training dogs from a very early age. LEARN MORE

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