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Rowe NDT Training Session: Nov 11-13 Sep 05, 2016

In Touch with Your Dog: How Getting Physical Helps Dogs Get Calm Rowe Camp and Conference Center November 11 – 13th, 2016 22 Kings Highway Rowe, MA 01367 Learn the “physics” of being physical with your dog, from a master trainer who knows what your dog needs in order to be a calm companion. Register […]

Nov 6-8 Rowe NDT Training Seminar Oct 19, 2015

In Touch with Your Dog: How Getting Physical Helps Dogs Get Calm Rowe Camp and Conference Center November 6 – 8th, 2016 22 Kings Highway Rowe, MA 01367 Learn the “physics” of being physical with your dog, from a master trainer who knows what your dog really needs in order to be a calm companion. […]

NDT Conference Portland Maine Sep 05, 2015

I began my career in dogs asking what makes one breed of dog different from another, what makes one individual dog different from another, what makes one situation different from another? Others in dogdom were asking the same questions and the answers that came back were framed in such terms as territoriality, possessiveness, this or […]

NDT Conference Maine Aug 24, 2015

One of the themes I will be highlighting in this seminar is how to become an extension of your dog’s mind, by teaching the dog that you are an extension of his body. It’s a process of entrainment, augmented by proficiency in the core exercises. Please see the link below. theevolveddog.com/products/natural-dog-training-with-kevin-behan-weekend-training-10-3-15-10-4-15    

NDT West Presents: Quantum Canine Intro & Master Seminar with Kevin Behan Sep 16, 2014

NDT West is proud to be able to host Kevin Behan, author of the seminal book Natural Dog Training and Your Dog is Your Mirror. The event will take place September 27-Oct 1 on a private farm in Cornelius, Oregon, about an hour from downtown Portland. There will be two sessions. Saturday and Sunday will be an introduction to Natural […]

New Seminar Launches with NDT West Jul 17, 2014

Join us September 27 – October 1st Cornelius, Oregon quantumcaninewest.wordpress.com NDT is proud to head to the west coast this September for an event organized by the NDT West group. Set on a private farm an hour from downtown Portland, this conference will consist of two sessions: an introduction of the Natural Dog Training theory […]

Three Day Workshop this April in Orlando Mar 31, 2014

In Harmony with Nature Animal Haven presents Kevin Behan’s Natural Dog Training April 11 – 13th  |  Orlando, Florida   *Update: this event has currently reached capacity! For questions, please email Kim at kimkapes@gmail.com.*  NDT is pleased to head to Florida for another conference this spring! On April 11-13, a three-day workshop will take place in […]

Radio Interview Mar 21, 2014

I had a very enjoyable interview with Justin and Kate from Extreme Health Radio, the link is below. The green play button is toward the top of the page: http://www.extremehealthradio.com/ep-220-kevin-behan-how-your-dogs-behavioral-problems-are-simply-a-reflection-of-your-own-issues-3-20-2014/  

2014 International Natural Dog Training Conference, Ninevah, Indiana. Dec 02, 2013

May 22-25, 2014. Focus on: “From Head to Heart: Obedience Skills the NDT Way”. This is Kevin Behan’s Orginal Natural Dog Training program! Tuition includes: written materials; 2 1/2 days of training both hands on and lecture by Kevin Behan; dormitory-style lodging; opening pizza reception; and, 2 lunches. Optional: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 a no-cost […]

Downward Dog: Restorative Exercises for Dogs & Their Humans: Nov 15-17 Sep 19, 2013

Rowe Center Seminar Presenters Downward Dog: Restorative Exercises for Dogs and Their Humans November 15-17, 2013 Rowe Camp & Conference Center www.rowecenter.org 22 Kings Highway Rowe, MA 01367   Natural Dog Training is pleased to be returning to the Rowe Center for another seminar. With the increasing popularity of the restorative yoga practices, a discussion […]

Natural Dog Training at Battleground, Indiana in August Feb 24, 2013

August 22 – 25, 2013 Join Kevin Behan in Battleground, Indiana for four days of exciting training and exposure to the Natural Dog Training theory and techniques. This is a special conference for people affiliated with Natural Dog Training and members of the Indiana Crisis Response Team. From Thursday August 22nd, to Sunday, August 25th, […]

Keynote Speaker at BMDCNV Annual Meeting – April 28th Feb 23, 2013

  Please join Kevin Behan as the Keynote Speaker for the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Nashoba Valley Sunday, April 28th 10:00am To be held at the Holiday Inn Boxborough 242 Adams Pl  Boxborough, MA 01719 Cost: $35; includes buffet and speaker ticket RSVP Here Kevin Behan will join the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Nashoba […]

Natural Dog Training Workshop Nov. 4th Oct 06, 2012

Kevin Behan of Natural Dog Training and author of Your Dog Is Your Mirror is pleased to be conducting a seminar at the New York Open Center! Sunday, November 4th 10:00am – 5:30pm New York Open Center 22 E. 30th Street New York, NY 10016 Ph: 212.219.2527 Open Heart Members: $120 / Non-members $130   […]

Tonight! Whelden Memorial Library Event in Barnstable, MA Apr 18, 2012

Whelden Memorial Library Event: Your Dog Is Your Mirror Wednesday, April 18th 6:00 – 9:00 pm Whelden Memorial Library 2401 Meetinghouse Way West Barnstable, MA   Sign up is requested. Please call the library at 508-362-2262.   Join Kevin Behan and the Whelden Library April 18th at 6:00pm to hear Kevin discuss his book, Your Dog Is […]

April 11th Mark Twain Library Event Mar 30, 2012

Join us  for the Mark Twain Library Event: Your Dog Is Your Mirror Wednesday, April 11th 7:30 pm Mark Twain Library Redding, Connecticut marktwainlibrary.org   Join Kevin Behan and the Mark Twain Library April 11th at 7:30pm. The event is located in Redding, Connecticut, where Kevin grew up on his parent’s farm, and where his […]

April 28th – Gentle Spirit Farm Seminar Mar 28, 2012

Gentle Spirit Farm Presents Your Dog Is Your Mirror Seminar Saturday, April 28th 1:00 – 4:00 pm The Academy of Dog Training Newark, Delaware   Come meet Kevin Behan, one of the nation’s foremost leaders in dog rehabilitation, and author of Your Dog Is Your Mirror and Natural Dog Training. With thirty years of experience, […]

Your Dog Is Your Mirror Arrives in Paperback! Mar 24, 2012

Your Dog Is Your Mirror is now available in paperback! Purchase your copies via these booksellers below.   Amazon.com   |   Barnes & Noble   |   Indie Bound     Reviews   “Just finished reading Your Dog is Your Mirror, which I had picked up to find out why my pit bull barked at and […]

May 10-13: NDT Workshop for Canine Assisted Response & Canine Assisted Therapies Feb 07, 2012

  Join NDT and State of Indiana K-9 Assisted Crisis Response for the   Natural Dog Training Workshop for Canine Assisted Response & Canine Assisted Therapies   CAMP ATTERBURY Edinburgh, IN May 10-13, 2012   Kevin Behan, founder of Natural Dog Training, will be conducting a seminar and workshop for dogs and handlers at Camp Atterbury […]

Northampton Book Signing Rescheduled to Jan 28th Jan 23, 2012

Join author Kevin Behan for a discussion about his new book, Your Dog Is Your Mirror: The Emotional Capacity of Our Dogs and Ourselves. Learn how Behan came to understand the true nature of dogs and his unique approach to training, plus hear stories of his long training career and the dogs who’ve helped him form his […]

Jan 21st Book Discussion & Signing Dec 30, 2011

Join author Kevin Behan for a discussion about his new book, Your Dog Is Your Mirror: The Emotional Capacity of Our Dogs and Ourselves. Learn how Behan came to understand the true nature of dogs and his unique approach to training, plus hear stories of his long training career and the dogs who’ve helped him […]

Salon Series: Author Kevin Behan this Sunday Dec 02, 2011

Sunday, December 4th 2:00 – 4:00 pm at the Duxbury Free Library in Duxbury, MA   In Your Dog is Your Mirror: The Emotional Capacity of Our Dogs and Ourselves, Kevin Behan proposes a radical new model for understanding canine behavior: a dog’s behavior and emotion, indeed it’s very cognition, are driven by our emotions. […]

Kevin Behan Radio Interview Wed, 10/19 Oct 18, 2011

Listen in on a new radio interview this Wednesday, 10/19 8:00 – 9:00pm MST/ 11:00pm – 12:00am EST   www.1100kfnx.com Call 866-536-1100 with questions! Every week, Fred Haney interviews an author of a book about dogs, or an expert in dog training or animal behavior, or some other important aspect of building a special bond […]

Colorado Public Radio Interview Jul 30, 2011

Listen to Kevin Behan August 4th, 6:30pm MST on Colorado Public Radio www.krfcfm.org   Kevin Behan joins host Jill Reynolds on Colorado Public Radio to discuss his new book, Your Dog Is Your Mirror, and his unique theory of canine behavior. This will be part one of their discussion, and part two will air later […]

Kevin Behan on NPR’s On Point Tomorrow, June 2nd Jun 01, 2011

Kevin will be talking to Tom Ashbrook tomorrow, June 2nd, from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST on NPR’s On Point program. Call in to ask your questions, live, and hear more about the theory behind his new book, Your Dog Is Your Mirror. How can you listen in? Click here! Call 800-423-8255 to ask […]

Who Knows You Better than Your Dog? May 31, 2011

Join us for an evening with Kevin Behan: Monday, July 25th, 2011 7:30 – 9:00 pm at the Westport Public Library in Westport, CT .  Does your dog have a behavior issue that is a total puzzlement to you and does not seem to change no matter what your dog trainer does? Kevin Behan, dog […]

New ‘Vacation-Training’ Package for You and Your Pet! Apr 15, 2011

For those of you who have trained with Kevin Behan in Vermont, you know that heading up for training is not only a trip for your dog, but it can also be a special time for our owners as well. In historic Newfane, the town may be quaint, with only the Newfane Market, bank and […]

Upcoming Radio Interviews Mar 10, 2011

We hope you’ve enjoyed the recent radio interviews featuring Kevin Behan, which has included NHPR’s Word of Mouth, VPR, the Namaste Show, and others. Many thanks to the hosts and programs for inviting us on! There are also more interviews this week and the following. Please tune in to these upcoming shows: –Friday, March 11th […]

Brattleboro Book Signing March 4th Feb 28, 2011

Join Kevin Behan in Vermont this Friday, March 4th at 6:30 pm Location: Everyone’s Books Brattleboro, VT www.everyonesbks.com On Friday, March 4th at 6:30 pm, local author and renowned dog trainer Kevin Behan will be in store to discuss and sign copies of his new book, Your Dog Is Your Mirror:The Emotional Capacity of Our […]

February Book Signing Events for Your Dog Is Your Mirror Feb 05, 2011

Friday, February 18th, 2011 7:00 – 8:00 pm Northshire Bookstore Manchester, VT www.northshire.com For his first book signings of Your Dog Is Your Mirror, Kevin Behan will be at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester, Vermont on Friday, February 18th. From 7:00 – 8:00 pm, he will be discussing his unique model of canine behavior, and what […]

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.