Meet the Instructor

John Krasich

Nike and Haley with John, our Trainer John is the owner and Head Dog Trainer of K9 Prep School.  His unique and customized training methods are designed to help develop a companion dog that enthusiastically complies with its owner.  Active in the pet industry since 1986, the Indiana native brings a depth of experience.

John’s wife, Mary, is a certified dog & cat groomer.  Together, they are pet parents to a Great Dane, Belgian Malinois, and Labrador Retriever.   When John is not working with his pack, he enjoys following a variety of collegiate and professional sports.


  • Master Dog Trainer Certification from The Tom Rose School for Professional Dog Trainers:
    • Graduated first in class in the master’s program
    • Intense hands-on curriculum
  • Dog Emotion and Cognition Certificate from Duke University

Previous Dog Training Positions

  • General Manager & Head Dog Trainer of BloomingPaws
  • Student Trainer at the Tom Rose School

Dog Training Experience

  • Conducted numerous group classes in:
    • Puppy preschool
    • Basic dog obedience
    • Advanced dog obedience
  • Personally trained over 300 “Board and Train” dogs since 2012
  • Trained a wide variety of dog breeds
  • Over 29 years of training his own dogs for AKC obedience competitions
  • Member of the International Association of Canine Professionals
  • Approved AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator

Call 317-709-4155 or email for more information or to schedule a consultation.
The consultation is offered only within the K9 Prep School service area.