Denise Fenzi is a writer, story teller, dog trainer, free spirit, entrepreneur, and advocate for people and animals – in no particular order.
As a competitor, Denise is best known for her flashy and precise obedience work, as demonstrated by two AKC OTCH dogs and perfect scores in both schutzhund and Mondio Ringsport obedience.
She has titled dogs in obedience, tracking, schutzhund, mondioring, herding, conformation, and agility.
Scroll down to learn more about Denise’s various projects, from online learning opportunities to the Team Titling Program, with plenty more in between!
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This is the doggy version of Simon Says - on speed. We are working on position changes. This exercise will help with cue discrimination for AKC open obedience, the out of motion exercises for IPO, position changes for Mondio or French ring, etc. Games are my favorite...
I'm working on Dice's position changes and have been for a few months now. Getting consistent position changes without forward motion can be a challenge, especially in Mondio ring where the dog will be placed quite far away from me and distractions will be a part of...
The secret to teaching a dog to back up straight is... reward placement. Throw the food to where the dog is supposed to back up to - where they happen to be is irrelevant. Check the angle of your feet - that sets the line of travel and also determines where you will...