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Steve Hill, the owner and founder of K9 Nation Louisiana, has loved and cared for dogs since he was a young boy. For generations, The Hill family has bred and trained dogs. When Steve was young, he began what became a life long fascination with dogs. Although it was informal, he learned how dogs think, act, communicate and learn through that experience. To further his experience, Steve sought out the best dog trainers, so he could learn from them. Steve has graduated from the Michael Ellis School for Dog Trainers, as well as Bart Bellon’s NePoPo School and the prestigious Training Without Conflict School with Ivan Banavelov!



Make the Dog House a Thing of the Past!

The Michael Ellis School for Dog Trainers is of the finest in the world and provides extensive instruction and advanced education. In the eyes of Steve Hill, it was a privilege to have learned from Michael Ellis, and his canine training has benefited from it immensely. Hill was also a gold-level graduate from Bart Bellon’s NePoPo School, where he learned skills that would last him a lifetime. Hill cherishes his time at both schools, as well as the knowledge he gained. Steve also trained and certified with Ivan Balabanov, at His Private academy “Training Without Conflict”. Steve strives to put the techniques and skills taught to him into practice every day. While all three schools are different, all are top-level trainers and training systems. As a result of those influences, we feel positive we can construct a training plan for your goals.


Leash-Free and Fun for All

Owner Steve Hill has been preparing for his dream of a state-of-the-art canine training facility for years. And now, his dream has finally come to fruition in the form of Stonewall’s K9 Nation Louisiana. The premier canine training facility offers canine training immersion programs, classes, nanny and day services, boarding, and more. Our friendly and experienced staff love dogs, so you never have to worry about your four-legged friend not being loved and pampered while in our care. Hill ensures that canine training at K9 Nation Louisiana yields exceptional results, so you’re always getting your money’s worth. To learn more about us, reach out today.

La Dog trainer, Steve Hill, sitting on the ground petting a dog
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