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Natural Dog Training Articles


Canine Cognition isn’t “Dognition” Sep 11 2014 6 Comments
The “Transparency Challenge” Sep 03 2014 40 Comments
Competition or Friction? Aug 27 2014 9 Comments
Impulse Control and Body Language Aug 19 2014 6 Comments
More on Jealousy and Dogs Aug 12 2014 4 Comments
Dogs, Jealousy and the New Speciesism Aug 08 2014 3 Comments
Do Dogs Feel Jealousy? Jul 28 2014 31 Comments
The Unsure Unknown Scientist Jul 23 2014 6 Comments
Electricity as the Basis of Behavior Jul 19 2014 2 Comments
New Seminar Launches with NDT West Jul 17 2014 3 Comments
The Negative Power of Thinking Jul 02 2014 6 Comments
Question for SPARCS Jun 23 2014 13 Comments
SPARCS Conference and Social Signals Jun 19 2014 20 Comments
Hunting is the Canine Nature Jun 18 2014 1 Comment
Cesar and the Latest Science Jun 11 2014 26 Comments
From the “Vortex of Life” Jun 06 2014 5 Comments
Attraction and the Constructal Law Jun 04 2014 14 Comments
Energy Theory vs. Modern Behaviorism Jun 02 2014 2 Comments
More On Canine Muzzle Grab May 28 2014 2 Comments
Why Do Dogs Muzzle Grab? May 13 2014 11 Comments
Sociability and Personality 6 Comments
Chickens and Emotional Projection May 10 2014 7 Comments
Do Dogs Believe In Magic? Apr 24 2014 2 Comments
What Do These Have In Common? Apr 23 2014 8 Comments
On “Being the Moose” Apr 22 2014 2 Comments
Of Deer and the Deer Man Apr 18 2014 3 Comments
Three Day Workshop this April in Orlando Mar 31 2014 No Comments
“The Vortex of Life” Mar 26 2014 1 Comment
Who Is In Control? Mar 25 2014 20 Comments
Radio Interview Mar 21 2014 6 Comments
Making Waves Mar 19 2014 4 Comments
What Do All These Have In Common? Mar 17 2014 23 Comments
Physical Memory Is Transferable Mar 09 2014 2 Comments
Bixie Part Two Mar 06 2014 No Comments
The New Bixie Dixi Dog Blog Mar 03 2014 No Comments
From Head to Heart: Obedience Skills the Natural Dog Training Way Feb 24 2014 4 Comments
More on Behavior and Thermodynamics Feb 23 2014 6 Comments
Marrow Bone and Softness Feb 10 2014 3 Comments
Drug Detection Dogs and “The Charge” Feb 07 2014 5 Comments
Domestication and Natural Dog Training Feb 01 2014 5 Comments
The Thermodynamic Basis of the Animal Mind Jan 27 2014 4 Comments
The Nature of Fear Jan 26 2014 17 Comments
Geese, Metabolism, Embodied Cognition Jan 21 2014 No Comments
Thermodynamics and the Mind Jan 15 2014 2 Comments
More Animal Magnetism Jan 14 2014 4 Comments
Dogs, Snowflakes and the Constructal Law Jan 09 2014 21 Comments
Energy and Network Consciousness Jan 02 2014 14 Comments
Baying and Howling, a Function of Emotional Projection Dec 22 2013 No Comments
Cats And Dogs Dec 14 2013 10 Comments
Elaboration Through Physical Memory Dec 07 2013 2 Comments

Books about Natural Dog Training by Kevin Behan

In 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.