Jan Fennell, “The dog listener”, is an English dog trainer who applied the insights of Monty Roberts into horse behavior to the behavior of dogs. Her training. Jan Fennell. likes . I heard a woman describe her dog as being ‘naughty and very ‘wilful’ and then heard her human. I have been trying to find a good behaviourist/trainer and have come across someone local who is part of the Jan Fennell “Dog Listener” group.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. You are MY leader! I really don’t buy all of this stuff though. I think this can be applied to children. Her book is full of self-congratulatory remarks, and she often uses absolutes–“any dog,” “always,” “never.

Thoughts on “training” the Jan Fennell way

Principle and Practice ‘ started by Jane MartinJun 11, In The Dog Listener Jan Fennell shares her revolutionary insight into the canine world and its instinctive language that has enabled her to bring even the most delinquent of dogs to heel. You are never meant to be harsh or abusive but the idea I think is that the dog responds to you as a leader and knows you have everything covered; it is safe.

But I’ve seen many people’s dogs with real problems. You must log in or sign up to reply here. He is motivated by getting the good stuff in life – sea biscuits, cuddles, attention, play and so on – and avoiding the bad stuff which in his world is the absence of the good stuff.

Thoughts on “training” the Jan Fennell way I find the whole debate around “leadership” and dominance” fascinating. Her training method is based on the theory that dogs, being descended from wolves, fit the social model of the pack – an ordered hierarchy with a clearly defined leader. I had a discussion with a potential Day Care provider today who trained with her Jan Fennell and would use that training just to maintain behaviour at dog day care. Share This Page Tweet.


And if this means you are calm, consistent fnenell clear and so on, with your dog, fab and it’s a good system unless it starts getting distorted into daft rules. They seem to take very little effort and provide great gains. The book is written in a simple way and quite interesting stories.

Well, litener new pack theory is that the pack exists but they co-operate rather than have dominance. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I would give it a go with the trainer and just see if it all feels right to you.

In the attempt it may become aggressive or difficult to handle, as it tries to assert dominance; hyperactive, through uncertainty on what it should be doing, or sometimes acutely stressed.

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. There are leaders who have soldiers follow them willingly and bad leaders who perhaps fennel dominance, are followed out of fear.

Was hard from the website to get an idea of the basic methodology underlying her approach lstener ‘Amichien Bonding’.

Have jxn with your pup, work on a great relationship built on love and trust I think this is very importantdon’t reward bad behaviour, reward good behaviour, and it seems to work out just fine. Please try again later.

I just bought a copy for my sister. Fennell’s method, called Amichien Bonding from the French ‘ami’, meaning ‘friend’ and ‘chien’, meaning ‘dog’emphasizes learning the signals in her opinion by which dogs recognize leadership, and using them consistently so that the dog perceives the owner as ‘alpha’ and itself as subordinate.

Apr 16, Messages: The dog does not need to protect itself or the handler because the handler takes on the role. Jane MartinJun 12, This edition includes a new Day Training Guide to further incorporate Jan’s powerful method into every element of pet ownership, including:.

I also found many contradictions; a dog does not want Alpha status, but then is always searching to “find chinks in the owner’s armor so it can assert its jn. Customers who bought this item also bought.

The Other End of the Leash: An advocate of nonviolent pet training, Fennell shows readers how to successfully train their canine companions using gentle, respectful techniques and also shares anecdotes and advice from her years of experiences both good and bad. As humans, we treat our dogs with human emotion – but if we change our behaviour to fit in with a dog’s way of thinking, everything becomes easier and everyone in the pack is happier humans and dpg See all reviews.


The stakes are high: There has been some work on wild dog packs not wolves but feral dogs suggesting that the dogs that seem to be leading are the ones that are calm and confident and have worked their way there through a history of building relationships with other dogs sorry, don’t have a reference off the top of my fennsll but will look. Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon. I read this book some time ago, and I was so happy that it is now available on kindle.

I just read a lot!

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I don’t have a problem with it anyway as, put into practice, it’s not likely to be harmful to the dog or your relationship with it. So all I’ve got to do dg work out how to communicate to him how he gets the good stuff.

There seems to be a difference between the two. There is dispute over whether this type of training program can have negative effects and it has been called “psychologically cruel” by one author.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. JulieTJun 12, RosieJun 12, Fennell’s techniques appear to deal efficiently with canine problem behaviors by teaching owners to establish leadership while eliminating separation anxiety, nervous aggression, and destructive behaviors, such as biting.

Thank you Jan Fennel for fennll to understand the most loyal of friends.

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