In this video I let Huuney come in on GSD who is tethered and he has to get himself out of frenzied state in order to accommodate her arrival. What’s interesting in this video is that toward the end, the GSD begins to growl which indicates that deeper levels of physical memory are coming to the surface, and then in response and to accommodate this influx, Huuney begins to zoom around and we can see that her hackles have raised on her topline however the dogs successfully work through this. This is an important point to stress, just because two dogs can play with each other at “50mph” doesn’t necessarily mean they can play at “80mph.” So at each stage of escalation, until they get comfortable at “200mph” we can’t say that they truly “know” each other. But because they are so physically sensual with each other and immediately upon rushing together, it’s merely a matter of time.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvTGBvc6Zyk
Books about Natural Dog Training by Kevin BehanIn Your Dog Is Your Mirror, dog trainer Kevin Behan proposes a radical new model for understanding canine behavior: a dog’s behavior and emotion, indeed its very cognition, are driven by our emotion. The dog doesn’t respond to what the owner thinks, says, or does; it responds to what the owner feels. And in this way, dogs can actually put people back in touch with their own emotions. Behan demonstrates that dogs and humans are connected more profoundly than has ever been imagined — by heart — and that this approach to dog cognition can help us understand many of dogs’ most inscrutable behaviors. This groundbreaking, provocative book opens the door to a whole new understanding between species, and perhaps a whole new understanding of ourselves.
|Natural Dog Training is about how dogs see the world and what this means in regards to training. The first part of this book presents a new theory for the social behavior of canines, featuring the drive to hunt, not the pack instincts, as seminal to canine behavior. The second part reinterprets how dogs actually learn. The third section presents exercises and handling techniques to put this theory into practice with a puppy. The final section sets forth a training program with a special emphasis on coming when called.|