Diogenes said that we have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less. How do we listen so that the other - animal or human - truly feels heard and seen?
Tag: the trust technique
Looking at the origin of animal training methods and the different dog training styles currently used. To punish or not to punish? Explaining how The Trust Technique - though not a training method - enhances the learning environment.
How to determine what is fair and reasonable to ask of a dog? Once we know, what does it take to succeed in achieving what we have in mind?
Why it matters which method you use to teach your puppy to settle in a crate and how to build a lifelong relationship of trust with your fur baby that boosts their confidence and deepens your connection.
A dog's fear of thunder and other noise sensitivities can severely impact their quality of life. For the humans witnessing such distress can be heart-wrenching, worrisome and frustrating. Is there a way to not only manage the condition but actually help a dog overcome their anxiety?
Thoughts on and experiences with animal communication generally and at end of life in particular.
Opening a small window into the vast topic of allergies in dogs. Is there a connection between vaccines and allergies? What about allergy diets (single protein diet)? How to choose the right treatment plan for your dog.