Memphis is a fun loving, full of life Border Collie/Australian Shepherd mix. You would never know, looking at him now, that he has had a pretty complicated past. By the time Memphis was 6 months old, he was diagnosed with severe hip dysplasia. Memphis underwent two major surgeries just weeks apart followed by four months of strict recovery. By the time he was fully healed, he was just over a year old. He missed the critical stage in his life for developing social skills with other dogs. When … [Read more...] about Border Collie given a new lease on life!
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Unleashed Potential Dog Trainer with Vet Tech Students at Eastern College in Halifax. One of the things I love most about my career as a dog trainer with unleashed potential is that I have an opportunity to educate Veterinarians, Vet technicians, students, doggy daycare workers and pet store staff. Over the years I have learned a wealth of knowledge from some of the best dog trainers in North America, and I am more than happy to share that experience with those who want to learn more … [Read more...] about Unleashed Potential Dog Trainer Presents at Eastern College in Halifax.
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!
Rolo is 5 years old and all things chocolate labs are supposed to be; hyper, fun, goofy, lovable, etc. But, he was also stubborn and unruly. We had tried puppy obedience classes when he was small, he pulled so badly we couldn't get him into the classroom and inside, he was too distracted to learn anything. The classes didn't seem to help at all and to be honest, I'm not sure we "passed" them. We had a private trainer in two different times over the years, we learned basic obedience, but Rolo … [Read more...] about Chocolate Lab UNLEASHED