Ina, my 3-year-old GSP (German shorthaired pointer), is an energy packed dog who will run around outside all day long and not crash until the sun is down. Since having her as an 8-week-old puppy, she has always been somewhat obedient, but I always knew she wasn’t reaching her full potential. Ina is easily distracted from everything to grasshoppers, butterflies, and especially birds. I always struggled with Ina focusing on me, no matter what environment she was in. I consider myself an active … [Read more...] about Training A German Shorthaired Pointer
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When Other Trainers failed this schnauzer Unleashed Potential made the difference in this dogs life! - Dear Unleashed Potential, I wanted to write and say a Huge THANK YOU!! for all of your help with Ginger. As you know, before we met you, we worked with TWO other dog trainers and felt like we had tried everything. 100% positive reinforcement training, and then correction based methods. Despite all of our work with her, Ginger was still almost impossible to walk because she would bark … [Read more...] about When other trainers failed this schnauzer UPK9 Halifax pulled him through!
Boxer Puppy Moxon Testimonial for UPK9 Puppy Management: Joining puppy management with Unleashed Potential K9 Academy, was the best thing that we could have done for our Boxer puppy Moxon! He learned very quickly the basics with the guidance of Duke and Lindsay; and has built an amazing foundation for success as he grows into a full-grown Boxer! We learned how to communicate with him and leadership skills, how to use proper commands, how to kennel train him, which were the proper chew and … [Read more...] about Boxer Puppy MOXON Testimonial
Today I was reading the newest installment of a publication the Canadian Association of Professional Pet Dog Trainers puts out regularly. Pat Renshaw, the current chair of the organization has an article in the publication in which she talks about unity within the dog training industry. It was very interesting to read about how the organization values all it's dog trainers, regardless of the methods they use. It's no secret that there is hundreds of ways to train a dog, so to read that … [Read more...] about Methods of Dog Training
I love it when clients take training to the next level. The more inventive you can be with simple commands such as sit, place and down, the more fun dog training becomes. This will also make for a better home as a tired dog is a happy dog. Share some pics on our Facebook page!!! "Place" command for weighting a rapidly growing puppy. Call us today if you want to have more fun with your dog! Do you have problems training your dog or dogs? Do you want help? No matter the size, sex, age or … [Read more...] about Dog training should be fun!