Sheila Gunston IP-CBC, FPPE       
Certified Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant, Certified (licensed) Family Paws Parent Educator and board member of the Alberta Force Free Alliance proudly serving Ponoka County and area!                                                                    

Specializing in Complex Behavior and always working within the Laws of Learning Theory, using Force Free, Positive Reinforcement methods and the Bond Based Approach.  I am a proud board member of the Alberta Force Free Alliance (AFFA), working towards positive change in the dog world.

Hello Friends!  Welcome to Hudson's Hounds!  

Did you know that Hudson's Hounds offers Gift Certificates?  Perhaps a friend or family member has been wanting to do some training with their dog(s) but money is a little tight?  Maybe you're just looking for the perfect gift?  Simply contact me and let me know what amount/program/service you were interested in and I can email you a Gift Certificate - you can pay via email transfer or paypal!

Our 12,000 sq ft dog park is a great place for doggy play dates and is completely safe and secure with 6ft chain link. Our furry employees would love to help your furry family member socialize in a safe environment.  If you'd like to join us for some exercise and socialization, shoot us an email or give us a call!

Please check our Events/Classes page for upcoming classes and events. 

Are you currently using a choke, prong or shock (ecollar) collar to try to reduce difficult behaviors?  These tools can actually create more harm than good - when pain or uncomfortable sensations are paired with certain stimulus, that stimulus can become a trigger for pain, which in turn will escalate your already escalated dog.  For example, your dog pulls toward another dog on a walk and you make a correction with one of the above collars to make him stop.  Your dog will quickly begin to associate pain with other dogs - this is one of the ways that we accidentally create leash reactivity and aggression!

With that said, I have decided to help my wonderful clients to try a force free approach by offering a 10%  discount on my services if you turn your choke, prong or ecollar in to me!  Book a private session, private program OR group class and I will be happy to give you your discount and help you to learn how to teach your dog with zero force or intimidation. Let's help our dogs to WANT to learn with us, not do as we say because they are simply avoiding a painful correction.

Have a look around and if you have any questions at all, please use the contact us form or if you feel more comfortable talking to an actual human, give us a call at 403-304-4987

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