Become Your Own Dog Trainer!

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Long Island, NY

Veterinarian, Rescue & Dog Club Recommended!

Welcome to
South Shore K9 Academy
Offering private 1-on-1 Dog Training and Behavior education for Dog Owners and Families, with Long Island's only NYS licensed teacher of professional dog training & canine behavior, Brandon Karp.  Learn how to properly train, understand and communicate with your dog using positive, Force-Free methods.  In-person and hands-on education, in the comfort of your home.
Become Your Own Dog Trainer!



Learn How To Be Your Own Dog Trainer

For Puppies, Older Dogs and Anxious Dogs


Don't spend thousands of $$$ on having someone else train your dog.  Learn how to be a Dog Trainer, and do it for yourself with far better results.  Private 1-on-1 instruction, with Long Island's only licensed teacher of professional training and canine behavior, teaching YOU (and your family) how to be a Dog Trainer.  You will learn how to properly train, understand and communicate with your dog, using positive, force-free methods, ensuring lasting success.  Obedience, problem correction, helping anxiety, confidence building and more.

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Brandon Karp is the "Trainer to the Trainers"- Long Island's only Licensed Teacher of professional dog training and behavior (one of only a couple in the entire State of New York) as well as a Certified Master Dog Trainer and Canine Behavioral Consultant.  His aim is to help dogs, dog owners and dog professionals to be their best through understanding, communication, and education.  Over the years, he's had the pleasure of working with countless trainers, veterinarians, groomers, dog walkers, kids, families, schools, companies, dog owners and dog lovers... as well as all breeds, sizes, ages and temperaments of dogs.

From the day he was born, Brandon was surrounded by dogs and other animals. While growing up, his father was the head of the Nassau County and then Sullivan County SPCA in New York, which gave him an early start with dogs.  He began tagging along on cruelty investigations and rescuing dogs by the age of 7. He's had a life-time of dog experience and is considered a dog training and canine behavior expert.  As such, he's been called upon to consult on civil and criminal court cases involving dogs, to develop safety and behavior programs and protocol for various dog-care businesses, and to create educational programs for schools and communities.
Brandon studied pre-med at the University of Albany, and business management at Five Towns College.  He's had successful careers as a performer and behind the scenes in the entertainment industry, having worked on numerous Grammy nominated and multi-platinum projects, and received honors from the Prime Time Emmy Awards.  These days, Brandon focuses his time working with dogs, dog education, his family and giving back through various programs.