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Baechtold, Ken
Website , Email Phone 913 909 9609, Overland Park, KS 66212 US

Bladder, Monique
Website, Email, Overijsel, The Netherlands, EU

Beck, Heather
Website, Email, Salt Lake City, Utah, US

Bokelmann, Erica
WebsiteEmail Phone 31 (0) 26 4821799 Location Wolfhezerweg 70, 6874 AG Wolfheze, The Netherlands, EU

Bruggeman, Henriette
Website, The Netherlands, EU

Cavins, Margery
Email, Sonora, California, US

Colson, Danielle
Email, Limberg, NL, EU

Constable, Lisa
WebsiteEmail, Woodbury TN, US

Cushing, Katy, A Closer Bond, Website,,Email, 842 W Northwest Hwy, Palatine IL 60067 Phone +1(847) 358 7312,

Dentith, Lucy
Email, Derbyshire, UK

Driesen, Petra
Email, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, EU

Ferrell, Barb
Email, Wilmington, Deleware, US

Foster, Denise
Email, Yorkshire, UK

Fraser, Jan
Email, UK

Fraser, Keira
Email, Australia

Gaastra, Fenny, Hondenschool Plato, Website,, Beegden Netherlands

Genoff, Carrie
Email, Greater Detroit, Michigan, US

Guytenbeek, Marian
Email, Gelderland, the Netherlands, EU

Habitzruther, Bonita
Website, Email Phone (716) 254-6762, Buffalo, New York, US

Harwood, Annette
Website, Email, Wood Green Animal Shelters, Cambridgeshire, UK, and Spalding, UK

Hawkins, Karen
Website, Email, Bridgton, ME 04009

Hejna, Manuella
Email, Ann Arbor, Michigan, US

Hodges, Nelson
Website, Arlington, TX, Phone (716) 254-6762,

Horton, Leslie  Email, Baltimore, Maryland, Phone +1 (301) 473 7127

Houliaras, Pauline 
Website, Email, Baltimore, Maryland, Phone +1 (410) 292 3869

Hurley, Juliet
Email, Phone +44 (0) 1932 231 466 Location UK

Hvidberg, Sarah
Email, Copenhagen, DN, EU

Johnston, Kelly
Email Location UK

Ketland, Sue
Website, Email, Wood Green Animal Shelters, Cambridgeshire, UK and Somersham, UK

Kinsey, Julie
Website, Email. Houston, TX, US Specialty: American Staffordshire Terriors, Obedience, Rally, Breed Competition, Behavior Problems

Kruger, Wendy
Email, Wood Green Animal Shelters, Cambridgeshire, UK, and Easton, UK

Lowrie, Angela
Email, Arthington & Heddingly, Leeds, UK

Marshall, Liz
Website, Email, Wood Green Animal Shelters, Cambridgeshire, UK

Mathieson, Laura, SNIFFERS Doggie Retreat & Training Center
Website, Email, Rockville, MD, Phone +1(301) 738-6781

McCabe, Mark
Website, Email, Sykesville, MD, US

McCann, Andrea
Email, Royal Oaks, California, US

Meikle, Sarah, Diggity Dogs Service Dogs Inc.
Website, Email, Shelburne Falls, MA, Phone +1(914) 222-3647

Monteith, Angela, The Empowered Dog
Website, Email, Fort Wayne, IN, Phone +1(260) 704-8025

Muccio, Deidre
Website , Email, Amherst, Massachusetts, US

Muntz, Bernice
Website, Email, the Netherlands, EU

Nierman, Krystal, Greenville Dog Training
Website, Email, Greenville, SC,

Niewenhausen-Ryelands, Carla
Email, Oxfordshire, UK

Nimmo, Elise
Email, Manchester, UK

Ogata, Niwako
DVM, Email, Tokyo, Japan

Petrescu, Irinel
Email
, Watsonville, California, US

Raymond Susan, Calm K9
Website, Email, PO Box 132, Port Costa, CA 94569, Phone +1(925) 408-8593

Roberts, Jenny
Sterling, VA, US

Roberts, Sarah The Rational Dog
Website, Email, Dallas, TX, Phone +1 (469) 759-0136

Roberts, Thomas
Sterling, VA, US

Schafnit, Anabel
Email
, Phoenix, Arizona, US

Schwartz, Janet, Skyview K9
Website, Email, Troy, Ohio, Phone +1(937) 307 1723

Seitamaa, Hanna, K9 Lifeline
Website, Email, Salt Lake City, UT Phone +1(801) 272 1159

Shearing, Sue
UK

Siers, Megen
US

Simard, Denis
King of Games FarmEmail, Peardale, California, US

Smalley, Rachel
With Tailwaggers Club in Arthington & Heddingly, Leeds, UK

Smith, Mike
Email; Phone +44 (0)1451 850188, Near Oxford, UK

Stains, Hillary, SNIFFERS Doggie Retreat & Training Center
Website, Email, Rockville, MD, Phone +1(301) 738-6781

Sykes, Jane
Email, phone: 02392-343778, Portsmouth, UK

Sian Min Website ,Email; Ph: 832 656 3166 c

Totis, Laura
Email, Ph: (h) 410 239 4746  or (c) 443 789 4542, Sykesville, Maryland, US

Trammell, Laurel
Email Phone 985 893 4523, Hawaii, US

Turner, Alan J
Website, Email, Memphis, Tennessee, US

van der Meijde, Sanne
Email, Wolfheze, the Netherlands, EU

Voellmann, Cheri
Email, Austin, Texas, US

Voith, Linda
Email, New York, US

von Konigsbrugge, Marjolein
Email, Drenthe, the Netherlands, EU

Wendels, Henny
Rotterdam, the Netherlands, EU

Westby, Jan
Website , Email, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK

Winkler, Debbie
Sykesville, MD, US

Wolf, Ryanna
Email, Seattle, Washington, US, Phone +1(206) 384 8822

Global Training Plan, level One:  Dogs

Global Training Plan, level One: Dogs

  Sometimes we train to solve specific problems and sometimes we train for specific skills, and sometimes we train for total life preparedness.  This is a  'cradle to grave', or global, training plan for dogs at the basic level, not necessarily in order of...

Two great questions on SATS and Operant Conditioning…

Two great questions on SATS and Operant Conditioning…

Dan Goldstein, Dog Whisperer LLC, Avon, CO  asks: Hey Kayce! I was hoping to get your viewpoint on a topic that I'm having trouble explaining to clients - the difference between classical conditioning vs. name & explain. I tell clients to use verbal markers as...

Grey Seals for Christmas

Grey Seals for Christmas

  Jesus is not the only one whose birth is celebrated in winter.  Now is the pupping season of the Grey Seals.   I just found this webcam and love listening to the sea and the wind, and watching the mothers and babies. (scroll down)   I see this with joy because...

Actual Perception Modification case:  Mishka

Actual Perception Modification case:  Mishka

Mishka was a really intelligent, strong willed dog.  She was aggressive. She wanted to chase and grab most other animals”, but it had not been determined that she wanted to kill/eat others, thanks to the dedicated vigilance of her owner, Barb Tyndall.   Problem:...

What else is involved in Perception Modification?

What else is involved in Perception Modification?

To create Conditioned Relaxation, we use massage and other body work to help the animals experience and examine the state of deep relaxation. We make them aware of their body parts and the relaxation or tension shown in that body part. We lead them to learn to change...

What are the two phases of Perception Modification?

What are the two phases of Perception Modification?

Beau, rehearsing 'Easy' with his mentor.   First the animal is taught to recognize and change their own mental states. This is called ‘Conditioned Relaxation.’  Next, the animal rehearses their ability to attain and maintain relaxation, regardless of the...

How long does it take?

The difference seen in the video above took a total of 4 hours and included changing behavior regarding other dogs on walks and at the dog park. This was a problem of many years duration, and it was a problem that had caused numerous injuries between the dogs. Four of...

What are three reasons Perception Modification fails?

What are three reasons Perception Modification fails?

  An animal may be too dangerous for the normal family home. Three of six Unpredictability is a big red flag. A dog with a severe problem can be easier to help than a dog that is unpredictable in its behavior. Unpredictability often is a hallmark of organic...

What is Perception Modification?

Second of Six ‘Perception Modification’ :  We can change the way an animal looks at, and reacts to, something.  Things that cause an animal to react emotionally can be called ‘triggers’.  Triggers can be cars, car rides, other dogs, cats, people approaching,...