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Alexa Walsh
Owner/Head Trainer

Nepopo® New Silver Certified
Nepopo® New Gold & E-Collar Certified
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About Meraki K9

Alexa is the owner and head trainer of Meraki K9 LLC. She has been involved with dogs in professional settings for close to 15 years, however she has loved dogs her entire life. Alexa has had professional education through multiple dog training schools, most recently graduating from the New Nepopo® Gold School! She is also a proud professional member of the Interactional Association of Canine Professionals. Alexa groomed professionally for over 10 years and was also an AKC Registered Apprentice and showed dogs professionally in conformation. Alexa also trains and competes regularly with her own dogs in dock diving, barn hunt, rally, obedience, scent work, protection, disc, PSA, etc. In addition, she has also trained many service dogs including Diabetic Alert Dogs. Psychiatric Service Dogs, and Mobility Dogs. Alexa’s dogs have also been featured in movies and television (most recently America’s Top Dog Season 2 episode 2!) #teamFrank !

Our Mission

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Here at Meraki K9 our mission is to create clear communication between you and your dog. This type of language allows you both to live happier lives together. Training is important for your relationship with your dog fora many reasons! At the root of everything, your dog is only looking to better their situation! S/He is going to figure out how to get what they want! It is our job as the human to show our dog the most beneficial way to get what they desire (which is through performing behaviors WE like!). If your dog is left to their own choices, they may find that behaviors THEY discovered (i.e. digging, jumping, barking, stealing your shoes..etc.) pays WAY better than doing the behaviors you like! By teaching your dog a clear and effective communication system you will create a training culture that is fun for the both of you!

Our Dogs

Frank

Big River I'm The Liver CGC RATO PDC
Patterdale Terrier

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Arya

Not Today du Dantero RATI, RATN RN DM CGC PDC
Belgian Malinois

Arya and Frank are my current demo and competition dogs! You may see them around the facility and out at events! Frank and Arya both compete in dock diving, disc, barn hunt, conformation, AKC rally, AKC obedience, scentwork, and PSA (Protection Sports Association)!

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Mossy (Bloodhound) & Custom (Poodle)

Arya, Frank and I joined Custom and Mossy's family when we met their dad, Kyle! These girls are pretty chill and always keep us entertained!

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Soot

Honadore's High Output Diesel
Labrador Retriever

Soot came to us from Honadore Labradors in Romeo, MI! We have big plans for this boy and can't wait to watch him grow up!

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Rip

County Line You Come Fight Me
Patterdale Terrier

Rip is our fun loving guy and and is such a blast to train! Next year, Rip plans to dock dive!

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Sam

MRK9 Samsquanch

Belgian Malinois

Sam is our newest addition! Sam came from Miller Ranch K9 in Alberta, Canada! Sam will be competing in PSA, Dock Diving, and Disc! Fun Fact: Sam's dad is a police dog!

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