Once in a while I hear people say, " I did obedience with my dog but he forgets it all now". This is a statement that makes me shake my head. I don't believe this to be true. I believe if you train your dog to fully understand a name to a behaviour then they don't completely forget it. Over time, like us, if you don't use it you loose it. They will get sloppy and they will refuse BUT They don't completely forget it. Watch the video of Duke Ferguson working with his dog Nitro after a … [Read more...] about Do Dogs Forget Obedience They Have Learned?
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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
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
Cleo, my husky, and I have been attending Unleashed Potential since April, 2010. Cleo was 5-years-old at the time and was becoming increasingly aggressive towards other dogs, was not recalling very well when off leash, and was food-aggressive with other animals (both cats and dogs). Although she was never aggressive towards our children, I was fearful that an incident may occur and wanted some concrete training to correct her existing problematic behaviour and prevent future aggressive … [Read more...] about Husky OFFLEASH TRAINED: Unleashed Potential K9, PEI