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 Dog Training for beginners. Monday through Wednesday, Kevin will be focusing on advanced NDT techniques aimed at more experienced handlers who want to deepen their understanding and take their skills to the next level.
There are a few spots left!
Pricing will be as follows:
Basic session: Sep 27–28: $400
Advanced session: Sep 29–Oct 1: $600
All five days: $800
Working dog: Additional $100
Payment will be accepted by cash, check or PayPal. For PayPal payments, a processing fee will apply.
For more information or to register, please visit https://quantumcaninewest.wordpress.com/registration/
Join the exclusive and interactive group that will allow you to ask questions and take part in discussions with the founder of the Natural Dog Training method, Kevin Behan.
Join over 65 Natural Dog trainers and owners, discussing hundreds of dog training topics with photos and videos!
We will cover such topics as natural puppy rearing, and how to properly develop your dog's drive and use it to create an emotional bond and achieve obedience as a result.
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.|