Facility

Training and Boarding: Look for the Purple Flags!
Our training facility at Absolute K-9 brings together the best of both worlds: top notch training and arguably the cleanest, most cutting edge boarding facility around. And why should you expect any less? While other training or boarding facilities may excel in one area but fail in others such as sanitation, security, or extended periods of being alone, you can be sure that your dog will receive the best training in the best boarding facility around, with attention and care from humans that really love dogs.

From World Champions to Your Chihuahua, a New Benchmark for Pet Facilities – A Pet Resort!
When it came to finding a training facility, we did our homework and settled on something good, then made it the BEST facility that Mike Stone had envisioned! In fact, we trained out of four other facilities before finding our “perfect” home.  At our kennels and top accommodations at Snug Pet Resort, we employ a full kennel staff consisting of dozens of animal care professionals, including our Medical Director, Dr. John Ashbaugh.

Medical Care
dog training facilityWe have an animal health technician and/or veterinarian on staff virtually every day of the week. The kennel’s on-site veterinary clinic brings the added benefit of working with your dog in this environment, getting him/her used to the vet’s office and the handling common in this setting. It also enables us to identify medical issues that may affect training or impact your dog’s behavior.  When training everyday, it’s not easy to concentrate with an ear infection for a human or a dog, but our medical staff can help to identify any health concerns and immediately remedy them, without an additional trip to the vet.

Optimal Kennel Size
Our kennel’s optimal size allows us to provide intimacy and attention in the most healthy, safe, and clean environment for your pet’s stay with us. In other words, our optimal size enables us to give all of our pet visitors individual training, care, love and attention.

Indoor Environment
When you walk in our front doors you’ll see in big letter “Just Like Home…Only Better“, and that’s our goal!  Our facility is climate controlled with both heating and air conditioning. Our indoor areas are outfitted with a cutting edge air filtration system (HVAC), which reduces airborne viruses not uncommon in other kennel environments.  We offer spacious comfortable suites for each of our canine visitors (some are over 200 square feet a piece!) and we offer unique rooms for animals with special needs. Wait til you see the pool...

Outdoor Environment
Our facility sits on a beautiful three-acre plot of country landscape, complete with a vast open space where dogs have the opportunity to play and explore. Furthermore, our facility is fully commercial and inspected by Animal Control every six months.  Combining plenty of shade to relax outside and stretches of room to run, you’ll get what we mean by “pet resort.”  And for dogs that like water, we have a salt-water swimming pool (salt water is better for their coat) to cool the paws down after getting a good workout.

Other Services On-Site:

  • Dog grooming and spa services
  • An upscale pet boutique
  • A service orientated attitude focused on how best to serve your family and canine companion
  • Webcams
  • Community events

In sum, Absolute K-9 strives in every way to provide your dog with the best experience in a calm, relaxing environment most conducive to training. Come visit our facilities to see for yourself. We are pretty sure you will like our facility so much that YOU might want to stay here!

We are conveniently located in Sorrento Valley, which is easily accessed from the I-5, I-805, and I-15 freeways. Our address is:

11339 Sorrento Valley Rd.
San Diego, CA 92121
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“Investing in professional canine training is the single most responsible thing you can do for your dog and your family.” -Mike Stone, Absolute K9

As Seen and Heard on…

  • KFMB Channel 8
  • Channel 10
  • Fox 6
  • Animal Planet
  • Star 100.7
  • Rick Roberts KFMB
  • KCBQ
  • San Diego Magazine
  • Ranch and Coast Magazine
  • Trainers for show Fear Factor on NBC

0% Financing Available

Just because you want your dog to be well behaved doesn’t mean it needs to break the bank. Absolute K-9 and Snug Pet Resort are the only dog training facility in San Diego to offer 0% financing for dog training. Taking advantage of our financing offer means that after the expense of purchasing a puppy or adopting a dog, you can immediately enroll them in training courses.


“Such a Good Boy!”

Want to hear what our satisfied clients have to say about us? From LaDainian Tomlinson to the local Thompson family, we’ve made owners, families and their MVPs (Most Valuable Pets) very happy and healthy.

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There are not bad dogs…just dogs that have yet to be trained

We believe that in an ideal situation, it is much better to be proactive in your dog training by teaching the right behaviors before bad behaviors begin.

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