CANINE COUNSEL 2017-11-08T13:46:14+00:00

jane’s canine counsel

Check back soon to view articles and ramblings posted by
Jane herself on behavior and training techniques.


There has to be more ways to train an animal then there are recipes for pasta. Some methods are extremely precise and thoroughly scientific. Others base their method on ideas of pack ‘leadership' based on pseudoscience or popular TV programmes. I have tried many in an attempt to know the best way. Yet at the end of the day if we do not have, at least, a basic understanding of goodwill and kindness then it does not matter how great your training techniques are, if you lack compassion, where is the progress? Some trainers attempt to encompass a more compassionate and socially aware approach to their work. When I work with pet owners, I slow everything down. I am looking [...]