I am so grateful to have the pleasure and experience to know Mike Harvey and his excellent K9 Coach classes. I have learned so much about dogs in general and the training has been exceptional for me and my German Shepherd.If you are in the Sarasota or Bradenton are and are looking for a Dog Trainer I highly recommend Mike and his services to any one with a dog, whether you have obedience issues, aggression issues or just want your dog respond to your commands. You will be amazed how your life can improve just through proper training and the relationship with your K9 friend will bond immensely.

Scott Curts
Mike is the best dog trainer that I have seen in years. I was looking for a Board and Train in Sarasota Florida. He obviously does his training out of love and respect for the dog. He trained my Rottweiler so well that my dog was helping me learn. Highly recommend Mike Harvey to train your dog.
Cindy Simon

Just when you thought your puppy had no chance of being a Good Boy….along comes Mike to the rescue! We were looking for dog training in Bradenton Florida and found Mike.
He has not only trained our German Sheppard but has successfully trained we the owners as better parents. Our handsome, loving and gentle young man is now two years old and has successfully
graduated from this most prominent Sarasota K-9 Ivy League finishing school as an obedient loving and social butterfly. Thank you Coach Mike. We are so greatful.

Jean Meyer

I was looking for a dog trainer in Sarasota Florida, I found Mike Harvey kK9 Coach. Mike has a very successful aproach to dog training. I am very pleases with results, I could never imagine that my German Shepherd could be trained to have such a great discipline and control while service people in out home. Simply amazing!

Thanks Mike

Paul Tomass

Mike Harvey is truly an amazing trainer! I sought out training (help) in Bradenton Florida, when my dogs were in a brutal dog fight (WITH EACH OTHER!) Not only has he done wonders for my girls but I’ve seen very aggressive and antisocial dogs completely change! One month they are foaming at the mouth to attack and the next month they are actively participating in group events with other pups!!!! He is the real dog whisperer!!!! 

Bobbi Smalley

Background info about my dog. He is 3 years old and developed very aggressive tendencies which caused me to have to isolate him when people came over or around other dogs. Would not listen to commands when distracted and any little noise would fire him up and cause anxiety. read more

Omar Morell

Our Golden Retriever puppy was 9 months when we started training classes with Mike Harvey and the K9 Coach program. While she didn’t have any aggression or serious issues, she pulled constantly on leash, wouldn’t come when called and often jumped on people. read more

Cate Douglas

Working with Mike Harvey these last few weeks has been just what we were looking for for our small (but mighty) rescued Terrier mix Goose. We found Goose after he had been dumped on the beach in the Caribbean; after several weeks fending for himself, he was uncertain, anxious and, at times, aggressive. While several months of living in our home calmed many of these issues, he still was dog-aggressive and suffered from separation anxiety. read more

Emily Gershen

We have a Pit Bull-boxer mix 4 years old who has dog or animal aggression problems, that we could not seem to control no matter what we did, we tried to protect our dog by trying to isolate him from situations of meeting other dogs or animals, cats, squirrels etc. read more

Rich & Ollie

Our dog Lucy had numerous behavioral problems before we met Mike Harvey. Lucy has a great demeanor, and is very friendly but at the same time, she was out of control. She did not listen to any commands, jumped on people all the time, took us for “walks” read more

Stefan & Abby Ciosici

I have a 3 year old, male, lab mix, who is very friendly dog but who was impossible to train. He refused to listen to my wife and he would barely listen to me! Luckily for us and him, we met Mike Harvey “The Canine Coach”. read more

Dr. James Spiezio & Shaggy

My husband and I decided we would adopt our first rescue dog and we are so glad we did!  His name is Bailey adopted through Underdog Rescue.Bailey loved dogs, but not all people. Julia, a co-founder of Underdog Rescue, recommended The Canine Coach. read more

Donna & Earle Timmins

This is an awesome training method, and Mike is an excellent trainer! He does what none of us can do on our own…He holds US accountable for our dog’s behavior. I have an 85lb 1 year old Golden Retriever read more

Rick Mottern

When we signed up with the Canine Coach of Southwest Florida, we got way more than we bargained. Daisy, our newly adopted 8 month old Boxer was extremely hyper and used to running with a large pack.After a couple of months of basic training through a pet shop, we thought it was a lost cause to tame her. read more

The Wetterling Clan & Daisy

Peaches was driving me crazy. She’s a sweet, fun-loving 3-legged Pomeranian with a real zest for life, but the barking? It was intolerable and getting worse every day. You see, Peaches is what I call the Hostess with the Mostest. read more

Dr. Breitwieser & Peaches

I wanted to take a minute to thank you for all you have done for our dog Linx over the past two years. When we first got Linx, he was a great dog, very obedient and aimed to please. However, he had severe agression towards other dogs and I couldn’t take him anywhere. read more

Monica Small & Linx

I got Bonnie Blue at 6 months and was aware of Bonnie’s fearfulness.  I actually thought I could love her out of it. She was so fearful that at first I had to pick her up to take her outside to do her business because she certainly would not have ventured out the door on her own.  I spent hours coaxing her out.  read more

Bonnie Blue

Ed and I wanted to thank Mike for helping us with our very active dogs, Red Sox and Sheila. When we first met Mike at a first Friday event at Lakewood Ranch, he was showing off Missy’s talent with a frisbee and we were very impressed with the control he had over her. read more

Sheila and Red