Duke Ferguson Owner / CEO of Unleashed Potential K9 Academy® and Creator of Dog Training Genesis is coming to Sparks K9 training centre in Monroe, WA USA!! March 22nd, 23rd, and 24th 2019. Come and learn from one of the best in the world! Hosted by John Sparks of Sparks K9 Services!! Join Duke Ferguson for a 3-day dog training workshop located at Sparks K9 Services Training Centre in Monroe, WA & learn how to get the very best out of your dog. I am super pumped to work … [Read more...] about Join Duke Ferguson in Monroe, Washington March 22nd, 23rd and 24th, 2019! Art of Attention / NePoPO® Workshop!
Children's Bite Prevention Seminar with Professional Dog Trainer, Camellia Saunderson, and Buddy the tripod Dogs are largely misunderstood by humans, especially children. To a dog, biting is a normal way of communicating when nothing else has worked. Too often we hear that a dog has bitten a person 'out of nowhere,' when more often than not, we have simply failed to read the dog's signs of discomfort before it happened. Our children's bite prevention seminars focus on fun, … [Read more...] about Children’s Bite Prevention Seminars
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 varying degrees of dominance and aggression every week, making a point to ensure each one is secured properly on lead, never taking a moment to 'get to know' any dog by … [Read more...] about Don’t Worry, He’s Friendly (he’s never bitten before)
Why I Became a Dog Trainer I never dreamed of being a dog trainer, in fact, it was never something I even considered until the day I decided to become one. So what lead me to that point? In 2012, I opened a pitbull rescue which quickly became known for taking in difficult cases; that’s when I met my soul mate. In late October, I walked into the city pound and noticed this big-eyed blue beauty named Tank. In awe, I placed my hand on his kennel door and stated that if he was dog friendly, I was … [Read more...] about Why I Became a Dog Trainer with
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 was ready to go home. Today, both dogs live together without issue, something their owner wasn't sure could be possible. The … [Read more...] about Chino and Java’s Rehabilitation