Founder of Fenzi Dog Sports Academy

Denise Fenzi

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!

Dog training is a journey…

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Books

With 8 books under her belt including several award-winners, there is a book for you!

Train with Denise

Learn directly from Denise through webinars, self study, and her highly popular online classes!

Free Training Articles

Denise’s award-winning, content-rich blog has received close to two million views! Learn for free!

Fenzi Dog Sports Academy

Fenzi Dog Sports Academy is an online dog training school dedicated to providing high quality instruction for competitive dog sports using only progressive and friendly training methods – our school is kind for both dogs and humans!

TEAM Titling Program

TEAM stands for “Training Excellence Assessment Modules,” which perfectly describes our goal — a progression-oriented titling program that emphasizes excellence in training.

Photo Credit: Joe Camp

Latest Blog Posts

Reducing Possession for Tug Toys

You read about dogs who don't play tug and you shake your head. Dogs that don't play tug? That makes no sense because your dog has never seen a tug toy he didn't love.  As a matter of fact, he loves them so much that he doesn't bring them back - pretty much...ever....

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Training Taffy?! Facebook live

I admit it. I'm a little obsessive about dog training treats.   Not so much what goes into them, as in figuring out how to make the perfect one. And I just might have it. Training Taffy. Check out the following Facebook live: Improvements since I did the Facebook live...

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Come and get a cookie….I won’t hurt you….

My quiz on "Fear in Dogs" has provided me with SO MUCH educational fodder!  Let's take a look at the following question: "If your dog is afraid of something, use a piece of food to lure the dog closer to it. Over time, the dog will learn not to be afraid." True or...

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