Who We Are

Active K9 Academy is a dog training school that aims to bring out the full potential of every dog so they can happily explore the world every day. In addition to a suite of training services, Active K9 Academy also offers dog boarding, daycare and swimming services.

Our mission is to promote healthy, happy and active lifestyles for dogs and their owners and we do so by helping owners achieve their dogs’ behavioural goals and by educating the general public about dog and pet ownership. The Active K9 Academy training school is located conveniently in the central region of Singapore at 360 Tanjong Katong Road.

The Team

Vivien Chin is an AVS accredited trainer in Singapore. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and a Masters in Neuroscience from Texas, USA. There, she researched on learning and memory, specializing in the hippocampal region of the brain. She taught the Learning and Behavior Lab at the university level, published in scientific journals and presented posters at conferences. She has built her knowledge through her formal education, hands-on training, extensive reading of specialist scientific literature, and by attending seminars conducted by internationally renowned trainers in the USA and Europe.

A strong proponent of continuous education, she regularly travels abroad to attend courses and upgrade her skills. Influenced by her training in academic research, she always seeks to improve the methods and outcomes of training and explore the boundaries of existing knowledge.

She is also an adjunct lecturer at Temasek Polytechnic where she will be co-lecturing the Animal Communication, Behaviour & Enrichment course.

Kwek Khee Theng
Training Assistant/Centre Manager

Kwek Khee Theng

Training Assistant/Centre Manager

Kwek Khee Theng currently manages the day-to-day operations of the Active K9 Academy daycare centre and…

Naomi Chen
Training Assistant/Centre Manager

Naomi Chen

Training Assistant/Centre Manager

Naomi Chen is a Training Assistant and Centre Manager at Active K9 Academy. In this…

Wesley Yim
Guest Instructor

Wesley Yim

Guest Instructor

Wesley Yim is a Guest Instructor with Active K9 Academy, where he instructs a range…

Professional Trainers

We are trained in US and Europe. We have breadth and depth in knowledge and experience.

Practical Training

We seek to understand needs in order to find the most practical solution for you and your dog.

Fun

We strive to make training as fun and interesting as possible. Who likes a boring teacher?

Satisfaction

Our ultimate goal is happiness and satisfaction for you and your dog. Let’s be a team!