Mindful Dog Teaching - Reflections On The Relationships We Share With Our Dogs

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Author:
Claudeen McAuliffe
Publication Year:
2006
ISBN:
9780970936752
Page Count:
115
Publisher:
Kindness Canine Behavior Consultants
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Teaching your dog is different from training your dog
Training is a “do as I say” approach to getting behavior from your dog; teaching is an interaction between intelligent beings to accomplish a mutually satisfactory result. Mindful Dog Teaching gives you a new way of seeing your life with your dog and of getting behaviors that help humans and dogs live together in harmony. It is part philosophical discussion about finding more depth in your relationship with your canine companion and part straight-forward information about how to apply this new way of thinking to your life together.

Get more out of your life with your dog
• Become aware of the emotional life of the family dog.
• Challenge your “us vs them” thinking about living and working together.
• Learn how to work with your dog's nature to get cooperation, not just obedience.
• Apply the concept of teaching your dog to learning situations including competition.
• Think of the possibilities when you see yourself and your dog as learning from one another!

Experts praise Mindful Dog Teaching
Each page of this book radiates Mc Auliffe's gentle and caring concern for both dogs and dog lovers. This is a great book for readers interested in deepening their relationship with their dog, rather than settling for simple “obedience.”
Patricia B. McConnell, Ph.D., author of Other End of the Leash and For the Love of a Dog

A sensitive and philosophical approach to interacting with your dog and solving behavior problems. Case histories…demonstrate the practical applications of these approaches.
Stanley Coren, author of How Dogs Think and The Intelligence of Dogs

This fascinating, informative, philosophical approach to the relationship between dogs and their people offers new and thought-provoking insights into dog behavior. Drawing on her many years of experience as an animal behaviorist, combined with her skill as a Tellington TTouch Practitioner, Claudeen Mc Auliffe weaves the stories of the dogs she has helped with such skill that you will not be able to put the book down.
Linda Tellington-Jones, author of Getting in TTouch with Your Dog and Unleash Your Dog's Potential

Claudeen E. Mc Auliffe is a teacher, lecturer and author. She holds a Master's degree in Education and is a Level 2 Tellington TTouch? practitioner and a doctoral student in holistic nutrition and companion animal health. She owns and operates Kindness Canine Behavior Consultants, a consulting practice providing holistic behavior counseling for dogs and their people. She lives in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.