Meet the Instructor

John Krasich

John is the owner and Head Dog Trainer of K9 Prep School. He utilizes a diverse array of proven training methods to shape desired behavior. Active in the pet industry since 1986, his approach is molded by a broad and enriched set of professional experiences.

Dog Training Experiences

  • Employed a variety of teaching formats (private lessons, group class, board & train, etc.) to address:
    • Aggression
    • Fears, phobias, and anxieties
    • Unwanted behaviors:
      • Begging for food
      • Climbing/jumping on furniture
      • Counter surfing
      • Door bolting
      • Jumping up on people
      • Laundry stealing
      • Mounting
      • Mouthing, nipping, play biting
      • Not coming when called
      • Pulling on leash
  • Prepared and instructed dogs & owners through advanced training:
    • Puppy development
    • Basic home & public social skills
    • AKC Canine Good Citizen test
    • Agility
    • Scent detection
  • Over 30 years of training his own dogs for AKC obedience competitions
  • Member of the International Association of Canine Professionals
  • Approved AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator

Other Pet Experiences

  • General Manager of a premier pet resort & vet clinic
  • Structured a doggie daycare and implemented staff training program to ensure a safe, fun, & stimulating environment for dogs
  • Worked six years in the corporate pet food & treats industry
  • Completed Small Animal Clinical Nutrition course


The Tom Rose School for Professional Dog Trainers, High Ridge, MO
Master Trainer Certificate
Graduated First in Class
Professional Trainer Certificate

Duke University, Durham, NC
Dog Emotion and Cognition Certificate

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.