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Utilizing a humane state of the art SYSTEM of training to create a dog that truly enjoys working for their owner...
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Simply the best (DOG AND OWNER) training money can buy...
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Cell Phone: (614) 206-4892

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The 4th street North of Cleveland Ave. turn right to 2507 Ashbury Rd.
Ohio State K-9 College offers these (hands-on)services for all our students: Boarding,Daycare,Bathing,Grooming, Dental Hygiene,Dog Breed Selection, and Dog Breeding Consultation.


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unconventional, but great

One more thing to consider if your in the process of selecting a dog trainer, please do not discount the fact that your dog needs to be treated well while out of your care and some trainers may just look at your dog as just another number, but not with Joey, he will interact with you as if you were family and treat your dog as if it was his very own. I just moved back to Columbus and the first thing I did was drop Brooklyn off for a little touch up training as well as sit down with Joey to pick out my next dog which will be a Rottweiler. There is no one I trust more than Joey and Ohio State K-9 to select our breeder as well as train my dogs. Joey you are the best my man and thanks for all of the hard work and dedication that you put forth for all of us dog lovers!


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Very good

Mark Baker, a former teammate of mine, who had a Rottweiler at the time and was extremely impressed by the training that his dog was receiving from Joey at that time, first introduced me to Joey and Ohio K-9 College in 1992. Mark then proceeded to invite us over to see a training session for myself, so I along with a few other teammates made a visit to Joey's for a session. Not knowing what to expect, I thought it would be a series of come, sit and stay's, but to my surprise it was much, much more in depth and intriguing! Long story short - in the end we were more than satisfied - we were blown away!


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Fantastic Dog Training

Because of the terrible training job that the last school I took my dog to did, I was concerned about the methods Joey would actually use to train my dog (spike or choke collar). He told me not to worry. He uses the voice control method to train to control every dog he is training. And, that I would be right there every second watching him training my dog, and after he had the dog trained correctly, he would teach me how do so as well. Even with whisper and hand commands. He then got his own dog out to demonstrate how well he knew/knows his craft. You would not believe this dog of his! King is Joey's Doberman, and he did everything that Joey told him to. He sat on my lap, AND King kissed me on my ear on Joeys command. After he got a very nasty attitude and bared his teeth to show me how serious he could be after Joey commanded him to, and stopped on his command as well. All that was left was the signing the contract. As soon as money changed hands, the training got right underway. Joey trained my dog and me alongside it so that we worked together as a team. I'll never forget how he had my dog doing things the first day of training that the dog wouldn't do after two weeks at the other school. This he accomplished within minutes of being with the dog.


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Not what we expected

talked with Joey and it was apparent from the get go that he was an in your face, full throtle person. Blessed be him for having the experience in what he does, but learning social graces and politeness really can help how he presents himself. We have decided not to use him due to his gruff personality and rude demeanor.

I am positive that he is good at what he does, but he needs to learn how to communicate well with his future clientele.


Ohio State K9 College and Joey Byas saved my dog's life

My wife and I rescued an 18 month old German Shepherd Dog in February 2007. The dog was very shy and malnourished yet had keen eyes that always seemed to be watching us, and a very sweet way of cuddling up to my wife’s feet. The dog came from a house of 4 kids and 5 dogs and acted as if she may have been beaten.

We contacted Ohio State K9 College, from a trusted referral, and followed the owner's instructions to do nothing but give the dog love and affection for the first three weeks that she was in her new home. She is a German Shepherd of European lines, and after getting used to her new home, her shyness was replaced with the stubbornness and a high drive dominant attitude that is typical of working line GSDs. My wife said that if the dog didn't improve it would have to go, and I am guessing that this would have been a death sentence because no one else in their right mind would have taken this dog. We went to Ohio State K9 for an evaluation and started the Total Control course ASAP after he determined that her temperament is sound (we had to make sure she wasn't vicious or a fear-biter).

Over a year has passed by and our dog is now absolutely wonderful. Not only did OSK9 teach us 40+ commands- on and off leash -but he gave us invaluable advice on nutrition, grooming, exercise, and toy selection. He was even available for last-minute boarding at a fair price when a dog sitter canceled right before we left for vacation. We get compliments on her appearance and behavior almost everywhere that we take her, especially from our neighbors who have witnessed her complete 180. More importantly, my wife and I share an indescribable bond with our dog, who seems to have an almost human intelligence. Best of all the training was completed without any cruel methods life choke/spike collars or "gentle" leaders.

The money that we’ve invested in the training is a bargain when averaged over a GSD’s 12 year life expectancy, and as a bonus my wife and I are confident that we will be able to use what we’ve learned to train the dog which we will adopt this summer by ourselves (but I have a feeling we’ll call OSK9 for pointers a time or two).

I am confident that OSK9 helped us save this dog’s life, and I recommend his Total Control course to anyone who wants to be a responsible dog owner of a large breed dog. The owner is passionate about what he does and he will make you read his Web site before you have a further conversation, but this is vital to learn about his philosophy and what separates him from the incompetant "student trainers" and dog chokers at some of the other schools.

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