K9 By Design Expert Trainers have specialised and proven techniques with over 450,000 hours of dog training experience.

• 100% success rate for obedience and behavioural dog training.

• Over 18 years training law enforcement dogs on the front line.

• We use positive reinforcement training methodology.

• Proven results after 1 session!

• Des Asbury: Creator of the K9 By Design Dog Training Method

We train your challenging or disruptive dogs behaviour to be obedient. If you're looking for fast and lasting results, apply for your specialised dog training session below:
***Due to the popularity of our personalised 1:1 sessions and group training, we are taking limited applications. Enter your details on the right and we will contact you shortly.***


Accredited by the National Dog Trainers Federation in Dog Training and Behaviour.


Learn about our expert trainers behind K9 by Design Dog Training:

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Des Asbury

Head Trainer

Des is the Head Trainer of K9 by Design Dog Training and has over 18 years experience in Law Enforcement Dog Handling and Training. Des is highly qualified, nationally accredited through NDTF and has a natural affinity with dogs. Des specialises in dog behaviour modification.

Jeff Kennedy


Jeff is the Specialised Services Trainer of K9 by Design Dog Training and has over 20 years experience in Law Enforcement, 15 years as Officer in Charge of the Drug Detector Dog Unit. Jeff is highly qualified, accredited and passionate in the training and delivery of Law Enforcement dogs.



Monique is the Obedience trainer in the Hunter Valley for K9 by Design Dog Training. Monique is trained and passionate in the delivery of positive reinforcement based training. 



Savannah is the Obedience trainer in the Maitland area for K9 by Design Dog Training. Savannah is trained and passionate in the delivery of positive reinforcement based training. 


Team Motivator

Charlotte is the Team Motivator for K9 by Design Dog Training.  

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Is this your dog? Are you stressed? We can change your dogs behaviour.


If your dog is difficult, tell us your problem and we can train your dog quickly!

K9 by Design Dog Training services the Central Coast, Newcastle, Maitland, Hunter Valley and Sydney areas for dog obedience, behaviour modification, detection and protection training and assessments.

Call now to enquire now about training your dog!



"Awesome trainer, Highly recommend." Brett R

"Thanks, Jeff for your expert advice with our detection program." Glenn K

"Des spent two sessions with our dog who was aggressive and impossible to walk, he is now very social and an ease to walk. Thank you again." Michelle P

"Thanks Des, our dogs behaviour has improved out of sight!" Greg K

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