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The Art Of Attention In Dog Training

What is “The Art Of Attention” In Dog Training? Although we often show how much attention you can get from your dog in any distraction, the art of attention  is way more than just having the dog look at you. See the video below to learn more information on what it is. Got Dog Problems? Do you want help? No matter ... Read More »

Does Training Create a “Robot Dog”?

“I don’t need my dogs to be robots.” This is something I’ve heard several times as a trainer and I’ve had to explain to prospective clients that what you see on the surface may not be what you think. You can’t judge a book by its cover – so to speak. As a trainer, I often post video of my ... Read More »

Adventures in Reactive Dog Encounters Part 1

Introduction: The purpose of this blog series is not to judge, but to educate! I learned long ago that most reactive dog owners do not always appreciate a stranger in passing giving them reactive dog advice about their loved ones. More often than not, people tend to take it personally when you point out their dog’s flaws, rather than as a gesture ... Read More »

Don’t Worry, He’s Friendly (he’s never bitten before)

Don’t worry, he’s friendly; he’s never bitten before. Famous last words that many of us have heard time and time again. As a dog trainer, I look back on the many times I have taken other people’s word on this and honestly cannot believe that I haven’t found myself in more trouble. These days, I consult with numerous dogs of ... Read More »

Duke Ferguson’s Dog Trainer School & Shadow Program

Duke Ferguson’s Dog Trainer School & Shadow Program  Duke Ferguson’s Unleashed Potential K9 Academy is a registered private training school under the Private Training Schools Act of the Province of Prince Edward Island.                                             Do you have a passion for working with ... Read More »