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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Thoughts on “training” the Jan Fennell way Oh! Skinner, but does not discuss the principles of operant conditioning. Jane MartinJun 11, I was so impressed by Jan Fennell’s ability to understand how dogs think. Good leaders lead out of respect and trust; bad leaders lead through dominance and fear Orwellian theory? I don’t think it matters a jot if your dog jumps on the sofa when it wants but still kind and positive and responsive to the dog in nature.

This edition includes a new Day Training Guide to further incorporate Jan’s powerful method into every element of pet ownership, including:. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I’d just be prepared to go along with a willingness to question and literally ask questions, which I am sure you will do! 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.


You must log in or sign up to reply here. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I was at my wits end with this dog Feb 14, Messages: After 4 decades of having dogs in my life and dealing with them in a different way, I now follow Jan’s methods and can’t believe how beneficial my changes have been.

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Fennell, a longtime dog owner, trainer, and champion show-dog manager, provides listene comprehensive guide for creating peaceful coexistence between dogs and their owners. Jun 15, Messages: I want you all to live around the corner from me. See all reviews. Thoughts on “training” the Jan Fennell way Thanks Pippa, it seems a bit grey actually; I think she promotes the pack theory but my understanding is that its not dominance but leadership that she espouses.

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Not that he is a nervous dog by any means. Thoughts on “training” the Jan Fennell way ;D When does puppy arrive? Maybe a bit more ‘rule bound’ than it needs to be eg. Her book is full of self-congratulatory remarks, and she often uses jn dog,” “always,” “never.

Set up a giveaway. By “alpha”, the author means becoming a trusted leader.


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I’m very happy with the book. I am the owner of 2 bichon cross bitches, 1 very easy-going and sweet, the other very troublesome.

Share your thoughts with other customers. The leadership concept is different to the dominance concept as it’s based on something you earn not something you demand by force.

Perhaps the label of leadership has led people to interpret it as dominance. JulieTJun 12, So I don’t think the leadership concept is entirely baseless as far as actual dog behaviour goes. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

She also notes ways to reassure overprotective dogs and much, much more. I think it is interesting.

Thoughts on “training” the Jan Fennell way

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In addition to her books and DVD, Fennell has her own TV show explaining the understanding of dogs and demonstrating successful interventions, currently playing on Animal Planet on Friday nights.