Author Archives: Jean
Leonard Cecil is producing a PDF of various applied dog behavior illuminaries stating for the record that they have no interest in being “pack leaders.” The idea originated with Nando Brown and has since mutated to dogs stating their own … Continue reading
Even if you’re like me and not a football fan, you might find this podcast on the physics of football fascinating.
Proponents of the use of pain and avoidance in training like to place themselves in the middle ground, using words like “balanced” to describe themselves and “extremist” to describe trainers who get the job done without hurting dogs. The most … Continue reading
This 2009 piece is from a now-defunct previous blog. When I first got into dog training, the mantra was “dogs are pack animals.” It was never questioned: dogs were strong bonding animals and fit into human families so well, sometimes … Continue reading