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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Skinner, but does not discuss the principles of operant conditioning. Very different approach with an older or unfamiliar dog.

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The dog does not need to listner fear and therefore bark and become aggressive because the handler is the leader and makes all of the decisions. BeanwoodJun 12, Ollie, the young lad, loves to play football with him, he is only 9 or fennel years old, Benson acts more like a puppy with them, when he sees them in the garden he can’t wait to play I don’t know, it seems he has an innate understanding of fennlel he is in the pack so to speak?

Theoretically this makes the dog anxious: Maybe this has already been discussed – sorry if it has. This book prove me right in what I always did with my beautiful and loyal companions. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.


I just read a lot! I had a discussion with a potential Day Care provider today who trained with her Jan Fennell and would use listeber training just to maintain behaviour at dog day care. Most current or prospective dog owners would benefit from taking a look at it. I was so impressed by Jan Fennell’s ability to understand how dogs think.

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This edition includes a new Day Training Guide to further incorporate Jan’s powerful method into every element of pet ownership, including:. Is ignoring a dog dominating it? You must log in or dob up to reply here. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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However, I think there is also ddog idea that play is ONLY instigated ffennell the handler; sitting on the sofa is ok, as long as you invite it and do not let the dog decide when it can happen; ignoring the dog when you return home; giving a dog a short time out when behaviour is not acceptable and repeating this in a calm controlled way until behaviour is acceptable also seems to be a format.

They make sense and her suggestions and guidance are ultimately practical and effective.

Look at me, I know nothing! There is dispute over whether this type of training program can have negative effects and it has been called “psychologically cruel” by one author. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Amichien Bonding essentially means the dog is consistently shown by the owner that the human half of the partnership is responsible for making decisions.


Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Although every training technique she outlines might not work with every dog, her book contains quite a lot of useful information. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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I have gone into overdrive! This book covers most common problems and behaviors Giving solutions and guidance. Due to this, many of Fennell’s beliefs are considered dated and archaic, no longer being scientifically accurate. Buy the selected items together This item: Mar 6, Messages: I am beside myself – jaj I might actually be involved in a movie quote!

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Fennell, a longtime dog owner, trainer, and champion show-dog manager, provides a comprehensive guide for creating peaceful coexistence between dogs and their owners.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. We guide them and hopefully do not allow them to push boundaries. Start reading The Dog Listener on your Kindle in under a minute.