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...

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,...