Adams K-9 Training, Boarding & Daycare
Adams K-9 is located at 6363 56th Ave, Hudsonville, MI, 49426. Get Directions.
We care about your dog’s welfare and the relationship you have with your canine companion. Our staff has more than 20 years of experience in dog training and handling. Our friendly, animal-loving employees look forward to the chance to work with you and your dog.
Get to Know Us
Dog trainer Randy Adams is the owner and training director of Adams K-9 LLC. Randy has a Bachelor Degree from Grand Valley State University and a Master of Science Degree from Ferris State University. He grew up with dogs and in 1992 joined the Wyoming Police Department Canine Unit. Randy became the department trainer and was responsible for dog selection as well as training the dogs and handlers. After a long successful career in police canine services, it was a likely segue for Randy to start working with family pets. Adams K-9 started out of Randy’s garage in 2009 and now we have a training and boarding facility in Hudsonville, MI.
Street Work Randy spent 25 years as a police officer, chasing after criminals and dealing with their aggressive dogs. He has been recognized by several agencies for his assistance in training and problem solving with their police canine units. Randy is a Nationally Certified trainer, judge, qualified as an expert witness and an American Kennel Club evaluator. He has won multiple awards for his street work and police canine competitions: ranked in the top 20 canine teams in the United States, and was Michigan’s Top Dog Team in 2001.
Grace Van Dam joined us in 2014. We get a lot of complements on her friendly smile and personality. She loves dogs and has trained her dog Bentley with us. Grace is an assistant dog trainer, kennel helper and jack of all trades. She is attending Kendall College of Art and Design. You will see some of Graces art work in our training facility.
Trainer and Kennel Assistant
Teran joined our team in 2017 and has over a year experience working at a very large doggie day care facility. She managed 50 plus dogs at her previous job. Teran is crazy about her 7 month old Doberman named Bane and has a cat named Roo. During her free time she can be found taking Bane on adventures around the town or just exploring nature together. She loves to read and has a passion for training. Teran’s duties will include assistant trainer and caring for all the dogs that come to stay and play at our facility.
Christy Zbikowski joined our team in January 2015. Her official title is Executive Assistant but she also cares for our boarders and day care dogs. Christy has three dogs that she adopted: Roxie, Lola and Chloe. Christy has a business degree and in her spare time enjoys running and playing golf.
Allison joined our team in 2016. She attends Jenison High School and has a dog named Ragnar Lothbrok. She aspires to be an entrepreneur upon graduation. Allison cares for our boarders and Day Care crew.
Let Us Help You and Your Dog
Get a free evaluation with an Adams K-9 trainer to see if our program is right for you!