About Us

Who are we?

All About Steve

Steve Courtney is the trainer and behaviourist at K9 Pro, The K9 Professionals. Steve has been working, training and breeding dogs most of his life.

Steve is a Nationally Accredited Dog Trainer, Nationally Accredited Behaviourist , Nationally Accredited Law Enforcement Dog Trainer and ANKC Registered Breeder.

Steve’s passion is the humble dog. He grew up with a Labrador and it is on of two reasons why we added Labradors to our kennels. We were also driven to provide high end working Labrador Retrievers to people who need the right dog in their lives.

All About Alison

Alison Courtney is the Business Manager and brains of K9 Pro – The K9 Professionals, she oversees the administration which keep her very busy! 


Along with the role at K9 Pro, Alison is the resident “midwife” and puppy raiser at Herzhund Kennels. She raises the puppies born at Herzhund following Steve’s raising program.