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.
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.
We are trained in US and Europe. We have breadth and depth in knowledge and experience.
We seek to understand needs in order to find the most practical solution for you and your dog.
We strive to make training as fun and interesting as possible. Who likes a boring teacher?
Our ultimate goal is happiness and satisfaction for you and your dog. Let’s be a team!