WARNING : USADT and Dog Trainers

WARNING : USADT and Dog Trainers

I have no idea who USADT is but, they blackmail people into paying them so that they have a recommendation. If you don’t pay them they post silly crap like this. Motley Dog Dog Training LLC Reviews – Dog Trainer Broomfield … www.usadt.org/Motley_Dog_Dog_Training_LLC_motleydogdogtraining.com Motley Dog Dog Training LLC is Not Certified for Safety and Security by the United States Association of Dog Trainers. Is this really a company that you should be taking seriously for recommendations. Nice scam though guys….

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Dogs and Emotion Correction?

Dogs and Emotion Correction?

Just to let you guys know that I am fine with my theories being wrong, I was thinking about all this work we have done on dog emotion. Well, I made the statement that if dogs did not have the same emotions as we do there would be emotional states we experience that they do not. As I was going through the list of known emotional states I stumbled onto embarrassment. Those of you who know me realize that I…

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Tier One Dog Training

Tier One Dog Training

There is a saying that I try to apply to everything. : “the best are the best because they do the basics the best.” There are only three things you have to master to successfully train yourself and your dog. Attachment and boding Communication Motivation through an understanding of the abilities of your team.   To review we have learned that the most important things you can work on with your dog is a secure attachment… this means the dog…

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A Theory of the Evolution of Emotion in Dogs and Other Animals

A Theory of the Evolution of Emotion in Dogs and Other Animals

Training and emotion. We can make a little model Organisms that just react… they have nervous tissue, but, no higher function not even the reptilian brain These organisms are truly “reactive” the common example given is when you touch a very hot stove you quickly pull your hand away without any thought at all. So, biologically there is a neurological response of excitement or depression. This is about potential not emotion. so, depression is a degree of losing potential, excitement…

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Good O’ Instinct and Your Dog

Good O’ Instinct and Your Dog

What is an instinct? is it an intelligence? Does it account for dog emotion Does it account for a dogs abilities How does instinct factor into aggression and anxiety as well as other behavioral concerns. 1 : a natural or inherent aptitude, impulse, or capacity So, one way to look at instinct is that it is an intelligence or talent that you are born with. As we know talents can be improved and brought into consciousness or working memory. They…

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The Pseudoscience of Dog Training

The Pseudoscience of Dog Training

Now this is not intended to beat anyone up … just an exercise in thought… have to question everything when you are a scientist. If no one ever questions fire as the best solution for light and heat… believe it or not you would not have your beloved smart phone. Crazy right?   What is science      Here is a Wikipedia description that I Kind of like. Science is a systematic enterprise that creates, builds and organizes knowledge in the…

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Noel Fitzpatrick

Noel Fitzpatrick

We were just checking this guy out after watching his show and he is impressive. https://www.fitzpatrickreferrals.co.uk/   I was so impressed with his emotional connection and understanding of the animals that he works with I have to give him props. !!!! We will have to put a trip to check this place out on our bucket list.   Motley says watch the show and help people like this out ! Tweets by SupervetNF https://www.netflix.com/title/80095878  

Motley’s Top Ten (outline)

Motley’s Top Ten (outline)

Motley’s Top Ten *** this is just a guide for the real deal you have to be a client *** Evolution Zero This is about secure attachment and proper bonding. Evolution One Health and Behaviour Evolution Two Your emotional state and your dogs emotional state. Evolution Three Communication between you and your teammate. Evolution Four Managing the episode, environment and emotional state through elaboration…& situational awareness. “getting out in front” Evolution Five Small Victories Evolution Six It Ain’t Over Till…

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Motley Says What A Year !

Motley Says What A Year !

Well just to let everyone know whats going on with us. It has been a crazy bunch of months As some of you know Motley has had a bout with cancer and had an amputation. I have been working on learning new things in the dog training world we are always striving for improvement here at Motley Dog. Just thought I would post that we are going with a more by appointment only kind of a part time thing. Due…

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