Training a small dog is possible! Our Miniature Pinscher Board & Train, Gus, is officially home with his owners after a month full of training! Here is what his owners had to say: "It's day 4 since Gus came home and we have already noticed big differences! Before going to UPK9 and working with Coach Sara, Gus was very much out of control (not his fault 100 percent ours). He would constantly jump on anyone or anything that moved. Just jumped and barked when anyone came in and hated to … [Read more...] about Small Dog Training is Possible!
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Reactive Lab, Murphy, enrolled in our E-Collar Training Program (UPX) to help with his confidence, socialization, anxiety, and obedience. He and his family have been working hard and they are experiencing amazing breakthroughs! Here is what they had to say about a recent outing to the groomers: "Thanks to Sara, and a lot of hard work, we had Murphy in for his monthly nail trim today! He walked in and went right up to the groomer, climbed on the workstation, and was totally … [Read more...] about Reactive Lab Training
Lewis came to us as a typical reactive German Shepherd. His owners were in need of help and decided to enroll him in our Board and Train Program. This is where a dog comes to live with a trainer for a month minimum to get fully trained both on and off-leash! Lewis has now finished our Board and Train Program and is living his best life! 🤩🙌 His owners have been loving having him back home. Here is what they had to say 🥰: "This is Lewis my four-year-old German … [Read more...] about Reactive German Shepherd Training
TIPS FOR CAMPING WITH A REACTIVE DOG I’m an avid camper and if I am booked for board and trains and want to go camping, I will usually take them with me. Sometimes the dogs I have in for training are reactive as is the case with my current board and train - Yasha, the 1.5-year-old sable GSD. We are camping right now at Green Park in Tyne Valley, PEI. Having her along on this trip inspired me to share some tips with you on how to camp with a reactive dog: 🐕When choosing a … [Read more...] about Tips for Camping with a Reactive Dog
There is a dangerous plant lurking in PEI woods called Hogweed. If you or your dog come into contact with this plant's sap - it can lead to Hogweed Poisoning. My dog, Kyro, went into the woods to potty and briefly explore for 5 mins before coming home, as he’s done for years and came out with two abrasions on his face. I thought he must had just hit a branch. Within 24-hours, blisters and open wounds started appearing. I called my Vet right away and booked an appointment. By the day of … [Read more...] about Hogweed Poisoning Dogs