Certified Professional Dog Trainer, KatyK9, specializes in obedience training, problem behaviour modification, puppies and dog walking services.

What’s New

KatyK9 is proud to announce the team swept BEST DOG WALKER 2019 in Toronto Star’s Readers’ Choice Awards!
KatyK9 Toronto Best Dog Walker



Enroll your pooch in my FALL FOUNDATION TRAINING GROUP CLASS – polite leash walking, mouth control, impulse control, recall and more! Starts the week of October 7, 2019! Contact KatyK9 for more details!














Enroll your pooch in KatyK9′s Group Training Class, starting MID-JUNE 2019! Contact KatyK9 for more details today!
Puppy Group Training Class Leslieville Dogs

KatyK9′s Group Training Class is underway! Looking for solid foundation training for your pup? Contact KatyK9 today!
puppy training, group classes for puppie in Toronto


KatyK9 happily graduated many puppies and proud owners through her Group Training Program, which builds a solid foundation of skills to last your pooch a lifetime!



KatyK9 is looking for a part-time, contract dog walker to join her team. The ideal candidate is an experienced handler with Canine First Aid, who is responsible, reliable, has a positive attitude and strong work ethic…and must love dogs! Apply with cover letter and resume, highlighting all animal and dog-related experience to: katie@katyk9.ca  KatyK9 is hiring dog walker

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KatyK9 is accepting new dog walking clients in Leslieville, Riverside, Riverdale Toronto 






























































KatyK9 is excited to have comedy legend, Mike MacDonald, starring in East End Comedy Revue on Sunday, May 22 at The Duke Live in support of Applegrove Community Complex. MacDonald has appeared on Late Show with David Letterman, Just For Laughs and An Evening at the Improv. Get your advance tickets now at The Duke Live (1225 Queen St E) or online before this show sells out!

Katy9 supports local community with monthly fundraiser
































KatyK9 is playing on TEAM SPORTSNET in Grand Slam 2016 to raise money for Michael Garron Hospital’s Child, Adolescent and Adult Mental Health Services. Support this worthy cause at TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME on SUNDAY, MAY 1 where you can meet SPORTSNET’S Tim & Sid and Ken & Evanka, watch the Jays vs Rays and score some awesome sports memorabilia. Bring the whole family — see you there!
KatyK9 is supporting mental health services with SPORTSNET TEAM


KatyK9 is excited to have the hilarious talent of Pete Zedlacher (Just for Laughs), James Cunningham (host of Eat St., Food Network), Shannon Laverty and George Westerholm at East End Comedy Revue this Sunday, March 20 in support of Blake Street Public School Breakfast Program!

Blake Street Public School Breakfast Program supported by KatyK9
































KatyK9 is proudly supporting Nellie’s – Shelter, Education and & Advocacy for All Women and Children at the upcoming East End Comedy Revue on Sunday, February 21 with spectacular stand-up comedy from Dave Hemstad, Casey Corbin and Kate Davis.
Stand-up comedy in Leslieville for charity

































KatyK9 is proud to announce Leslieville Syrian Family Support Fund as the cause of choice for the upcoming East End Comedy Revue on Sunday, January 31 starring hilarious professional stand-up comedians Darren Frost and Laurie Elliott.
KatyK9 raises money for local charities and causes
































KatyK9′s upcoming East End Comedy Revue, which features Kids In The Hall alum Scott Thompson on Saturday, November 28, will support Streetz 2 Treatz, raising money for homeless and their pets this winter.

Kids in the Hall alum Scott Thompson headlines East End Comedy Revue
































KatyK9, alongside Dave Martin and The Duke Live, produced their first East End Comedy Revue – a monthly stand-up comedy show that raises funds & awareness for local charities & causes…$405 went to South Riverdale Child-Parent Centre!! Thanks for the support, everyone!!
East End Comedy Revue raises money for charity in the community by KatyK9































KatyK9 offers positive training group obedience classes for puppies and dogs in Toronto




KatyK9 is pleased to announce her campaign with fellow volunteers to resurface Greenwood Dog Park: Ditch the Dust has been given the green light by City of Toronto Parks & Recreation! In addition to the new improvements of trees and lighting, the ground cover will be replaced with pea gravel to create a safe space for all! Thank you to our community for the huge support, time, effort and donations! Construction is underway and completion is scheduled for Spring 2016.

KatyK9 helps raise money for Greenwood Dog Park











KatyK9 pet wrangled on a new ad for Wheetabix that showcased the talents of Sophie, Lola, Sergeant Pepper, Charlie Pickles, Clementine and Moose. It was a windy day in The Beaches, but the dogs performed like stars!
KatyK9 offers pet wrangling and dog training services on set
























KatyK9 is proud to support the Daily Bread Food Bank again this year – in conjunction with local Leslieville businesses: Leslieville Yoga and Bottom Line Bookkepping – by collecting food donations for this worthy charity that is fighting to end hunger in our communities.

KatyK9 is proud to support Daily Bread Food Bank









KatyK9 will be at Timmie Doggie Outfitters on Thursday, November 20 from 6-9pm during Wanderlust in Leslieville to help your pet take a photo with Santa! All proceeds from this event will support Ditch the Dust: Greenwood Dog Park Resurfacing Project! A huge thank you to Paul for the generous community support by donating proceeds from both stores!

KatyK9 helps pets take photos at Timmie Doggie Outfitters during Wanderlust in Leslieville

KatyK9 helps pets take photos at Timmie Doggie Outfitters during Wanderlust in Leslieville

KatyK9 helps pets take photos at Timmie Doggie Outfitters during Wanderlust in Leslieville

KatyK9 helps pets take photos at Timmie Doggie Outfitters during Wanderlust in Leslieville


KatyK9 is once again proud to donate to The Smiling Blue Skies Cancer Fund of the Ontario Veterinary College Pet Trust. Congratulations on another successful Walk to End Canine Cancer in Toronto and all other walks throughout major cities in Canada!

KatyK9 is proud to be a contributor of Save The Red Door Charity Event on November 1, 2014. Support this local shelter and buy your ticket to this fabulous event today! — charity casino, silent auction, silk aerial dancers, stand-up comedy and more!
KatyK9 is proud to support Save the Red Door Family Shelter

KatyK9 and friends have launched an Indigogo Campaign in support of Ditch the Dust: Greenwood Dog Park Resurfacing Project!
KatyK9 and friends have launched an Indiegogo Campaign in support of Greenwood Dog Park

KatyK9′s community passion project, Ditch the Dust: Greenwood Dog Park Resurfacing Project, has reached one third of its fundraising goal! Join us on July 29th for a fantastic fundraiser – an entertaining evening of circus sideshow plus a wonderful raffle full of amazing prizes from our generous, local, small business community!

KatyK9 fundraiser for Greenwood Dog Park

Puppy group obedience class starting July in Leslieville

Now accepting new clients in Leslieville, Riverdale, Riverside and The Pocket!

KatyK9 accepting new dogs




KatyK9 fur kids and friends at 2014 Hot Chocolate Social!

Katy9 plays with dogs in the winter

KatyK9 thanks her wonderful clients for participating in the food drive for the Daily Bread Food Bank this holiday season.


KatyK9 is proud to have supported the Smiling Blue Skies Walk to End Canine Cancer once again! Many thanks to KatyK9′s supportive clients who joined the fight by donating to the cause!