"It's okay....he's friendly!!" Let's discuss the importance of Off-Leash Recall. How many times have you heard an owner yelling that out to you from afar as his off leash dog runs towards you full tilt while ignoring all his owners attempts to call him back? Often the dogs name is repeated over and over and over, the word "treat" is thrown in for good measure and there's a hint of desperation in the tone as their dog gets closer and closer. If you are walking a dog with on leash reactivity … [Read more...] about It’s OK, He’s Friendly
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Hamlet, Great Dane OFF LEASH and going everywhere with Unleashed Potential Ultimate Obedience!! It’s hard to find the words to describe what Unleashed Potential K9 in PEI has done for me and my Great Dane. Hamlet is a timid and shy dog, and I went to Unleashed Potential looking for help, hoping to build his confidence and mine. The first session we had opened my eyes to the possibilities of what Hamlet and I could accomplish together. Since then,we have been educated, challenged and … [Read more...] about Great Dane OFF LEASH: Training a Shy Timid Dog, Testimonial Unleashed Potential, PEI
I'm seeing a disturbing trend in the pet dog world. Something I never thought I would see. I truly wish I did not have to write this blog post. Unfortunately I can no longer sit back and watch what is happening without voicing my concerns, and doing what I can to prevent injuries and deaths to dogs and people. This information may seem over-the-top and dramatic, but it’s what I see in my line of work every week. Tyler Muto is a dog trainer located in Buffalo New York, who is a friend of mine. … [Read more...] about Shelter dogs “Loved” to Death
Young Boxer's Amazing Transformation! My boxer, Finnegan is the joy of my life. He is a goofy boy that makes me laugh every day. He loves to cuddle and just be with me. I bring him to the office everyday and anywhere else I go. Being a boxer, he was extremely excitable, he jumped on people, knocking them over. He's given people cuts and bruises and kids were bowling pins, how many could he knock down. Since he turned one he became very dominant and aggressive towards other dogs. I had no … [Read more...] about Young Boxer’s Amazing Transformation!
What are the benefits of hiring professional dog trainers? Why should you bother with a professional dog trainer? Has anyone regretted properly training their dog? I have never heard anyone say so?….but Keep in mind many people try hard on their own by searching the web and end up getting lots of conflicting opinions and ideas. If training is not done properly it is possible to create more unwanted behaviours instead of less. We see people every day that are confused and … [Read more...] about Benefits of Hiring Professional Dog Trainers