Denise Fenzi

While a highly successful dog sports competitor, Denise’s real passion lies in training dogs and solving problems. She is a recognized expert in developing play, motivation, focus and precision in competition dogs, and is known internationally as an engaging speaker and an expert in no-force training for sport dogs. She has consistently demonstrated the ability to train and compete with dogs using motivational methods in sports where compulsion is the norm.

In addition to training and speaking, Denise is a prolific writer. You can find her at, where she maintains an active blog on all things related to dog training. She is also an active writer on facebook; follow her there to learn more about her range of interests in addition to dog training.

As a trainer, Denise thoughtfully and persistently works to break down the barriers that prevent people from obtaining a truly interactive and mutually enjoyable relationship with their dogs. Fenzi Dog Sports Academy’s Pet Professionals Program (FDSA-PPP) is the culmination of her desire to bring pragmatic, kind and effective dog training solutions to as broad a population of professional pet dog trainers as possible.