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Quantum Canine 'Eye Contact' Episode Part 1 Aug 05, 2009

Kevin Behan and Trisha Selbach discuss “Eye Contact” and the “Negative as access to the Positive”. The discussion continues: click here to access Part 2 of this episode.

Quantum Canine Episode 1 Part I Jul 29, 2009

With the first installment of the Quantum Canine show available online, learn what Natural Dog Training really means when it claims ‘dogs don’t think’. It is not a statement based on a dog’s intellectual capacity, and in fact, is quite the opposite. Due to a dog’s strong emotional capacity, NDT believes dogs are actually one […]

Kevin Behan Explains Natural Dog Training

Watch the video and hear Kevin Behan explain the theory of Natural Dog Training.

Kevin Behan on Vibrant Living with Glenn Brooks Jul 28, 2009

Kevin Behan talks with radio host Glenn Brooks on Vibrant Living. May take a few minutes to fully load Visit the resource here if the above player is not working Visit Glenn Brooks Vibrant Living Website

An Interview with Kevin Behan Jul 26, 2009

Every new client asks me what I think about Cesar Millan the “Dog Whisperer.” They want to know where I might agree and where I don’t.  So we had the idea that I would answer questions that were posed to Cesar in an interview he conducted and then one could draw their own distinctions. Link […]

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.