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. In The Dog Listener Jan Fennell shares her revolutionary insight into the canine world and its instinctive language that has enabled her to bring even the mo. Jan Fennell. likes . I heard a woman describe her dog as being ‘naughty and very ‘wilful’ and then heard her human.

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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. Where does leadership become dominance? Seems pretty clear that she rejects the Cesar Millan school of thought. BeanwoodJun 12, Principle and Practice ‘ started by Jane MartinJun 11, We guide them and hopefully do doh allow them to push boundaries. Was hard from the website to get an idea of the basic methodology underlying her approach – ‘Amichien Bonding’.

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Ollie, the young lad, loves to play football with him, he is only 9 or 10 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 where he is in the pack so to speak?

I had a discussion with a potential Day Care provider today who trained with her Jan Fennell and would use that training just to maintain behaviour at dog day care. I don’t think it matters a jot if your dog jumps on the sofa when it wants but still kind and llstener and responsive to the dog in nature.


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Thoughts on “training” the Jan Fennell way

JulieTJun 12, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I would give it a go with the trainer and just see if it all feels right to you.

Due to this, many of Fennell’s beliefs are considered dated and archaic, no longer being scientifically accurate.

Jan 28, Fdnnell She believes that dogs are unable to understand any other social model, and when co-opted into human families as pets still see themselves as pack members. I control the good stuff mostly. I’d just be prepared to go along odg a willingness to question and literally ask questions, which I am sure you will do!

Oh dear – I am confused! I’m not sure about everything in her book, but I really liked that one. The dog has a stress free life. The other thing I have noticed is this carefree and happy behaviour also applies to our neighbours children, who adore him. Thoughts on “training” the Jan Fennell way I am now thinking about “leadership” and “dominance”.

Is ignoring a dog dominating it? This page was last edited on 1 Julyat Amichien Bonding essentially means the dog is consistently shown by the owner that the human half of the partnership is responsible for making decisions.

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Dog fennelp meets the original horse whisperer live on GMTV”. There seems to be a difference between the two. It can then possibly trust its owner to take decisions and will become contented and relaxed. Mar 6, Messages: Apr 16, Messages: Views Read Edit View history. We hopefully don’t rule them out of fear.

I want you all to live around the corner from me. I think this can be applied to children.


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Good leaders lead out of respect and trust; bad leaders lead through dominance and fear Orwellian theory? There are short films of her on youtube if you are interested in finding out more.

Maybe dg has already been discussed – sorry if it has. Thoughts on “training” the Jan Fennell way Thanks Julie!!!!!!!!!

Her training method is based on the theory that dogs, being descended from wolves, fit the social model of the pack – an ordered hierarchy with a clearly defined leader. Share This Page Tweet. 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.

Maybe a bit more ‘rule bound’ than it needs to be eg. Fennell’s method, called Amichien Bonding from the French ‘ami’, meaning ‘friend’ and ‘chien’, meaning ‘dog’emphasizes learning the signals in her opinion by which dogs fennelk leadership, dof using them consistently so that the dog perceives the owner as ‘alpha’ and itself as subordinate. Sep 20, Messages: There has been some work on wild dog packs not wolves but feral dogs suggesting that the dogs that seem to be leading are the ones that are calm and confident and have worked their way there through a history of building relationships with other dogs sorry, don’t have a reference off the top of my head but will look.

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