This Standard Poodle became a Service Dog! Zoey came to us at 6-months old for training. After lots of hard work put in by her family in our training program, she went on to pass her Service Dog Certification! "Zoey has been a lifesaver on many occasions. I constantly get comments from people saying she is the best-trained dog they have seen. Absolutely no issues taking her anywhere. In fact, businesses are more excited to see her than me, but I can understand." - Owner … [Read more...] about Standard Poodle Turned Service Dog!
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An off-leash recall with a German Shepherd is possible! Read what the owners had to say below about their German Shepherd, Grace, who was recalled from chasing a fox outside perfectly! "If you are wondering if this training works or not, my husband recalled Grace away from chasing a fox at the edge of our property. We have a 1/4 mile snowshoe tracks made around the property. She started after the fox, then recalled back to a heel and continued on. Hubby said he could … [Read more...] about Off-Leash Recall with German Shepherd | Amazing!
Life has changed for everyone during the COVID Pandemic and my role as head dog trainer at Unleashed Potential, PEI has changed as well. Clients are struggling and so are their dogs. With health threats, restrictions, masks, lockdowns, transitions to working from home, homeschooling kids, bubble open, bubble closed, restrictions lifting, restrictions back in place…it’s been a roller coaster. People are tired, burned out. I see this on my client's faces. Less smiling happy faces, more tired, … [Read more...] about The Pandemic Dog Trainer: Life During COVID & How You Can Find Harmony With Your Dog.
Prong Collar Training The Loose Leash Walking Game Are you struggling to walk your dog on a loose leash? Are you unsure of prong collars and how to train with them? If so...you're in the right place! In this YouTube video, I’m going to teach you how to use a prong collar (also known as a pinch collar) in a loose leash walking game! This prong collar training will show you how to get your dog to stop pulling. It can be a controversial training tool but when used correctly, the … [Read more...] about Prong Collar Training | The Loose Leash Walking Game
1 Simple Trick to Calm the Overly Excited Dog and Get Attention Fast Some dog trainers and dog owners believe that using food in dog training causes overexcitement, over-arousal, and creates a dog that is too pushy so they stop using the food or never begin with it. They don't believe an overly excited, pushy dog can learn to calm and pay attention with food alone. This is a false belief. In this video, I'll show you how easy it can be to get a pushy dog, who really wants the food that I … [Read more...] about Overly Excited, Pushy Dog? How to Calm Your Dog Down in Minutes