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Do Dogs Forget Obedience They Have Learned?

Once in a while I hear people say, “ I did obedience with my dog but he forgets it all now”.  This is a statement that makes me shake my head. I don’t believe this to be true. I believe if you train your dog to fully understand a name to a behaviour then they don’t completely forget it. Over time, ... Read More »

Chino and Java’s Rehabilitation

  Java and Chino came to train with Camellia at Unleashed Potential- The Valley because they were getting into fights with each other in their home. Java, who’s issues were insecurity with dogs and pushy controlling behavior, stayed for 4 weeks, while Chino, who’s issues of dog aggression and generalized anxiety were much more extensive, stayed for 9 weeks before he ... Read More »

What Really Goes On In The Unleashed Potential Dog House! This Is How We Roll

We  have had a lot of requests  to show a video tour of the Unleashed Potential training facility in Stratford PEI….. AKA “The Dog House” The Dog House is where New UPK9 trainers and shadows come to learn from Duke and better they’re training skills.  We have Students come from all over the world. The Dog House is also the ... Read More »

Running Attacks With Belgian Malinois “NITRO”

Nitro is a Belgian Malinois. He is Duke Ferguson’s personal dog. This video shows one of Nitro’s favourite things to do.  You will notice in the video that Nitro still listens to Duke’s commands. It does not matter how bad he wants to go after the bite suit, he still obeys. Obedience creates safety and sanity. Do you want your ... Read More »

The Doodle Who Ate Everything! Testimonial

  My dog, Victor, has had 5 surgeries. Victor is a two year old labradoodle. His surgeries were related to him eating things. I brought Victor to Unleashed Potential to correct his behaviour. Since being at Unleashed Potential the results are incredible! Duke taught me to take control of Victor and to not give up on him. I was scared ... Read More »