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 reach… 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. So, biologically there is a response of excitement or depression. This is about potential not emotion. so, depression is a degree of losing potential. Humans and dogs have these reactions. reactions are just what they sound like…

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Good O’ Instinct

Good O’ Instinct

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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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 Small Victories Evolution Five It Ain’t Over Till it is Over Evolution Six Managing the episode, environment and emotional state through elaboration… face those fears…

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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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Get Your Dog Thinking Update 2018

Get Your Dog Thinking Update 2018

2018 update..   You know when I began training dogs it was all about forcing the dog to do what you asked. This was not for me so, I just had a good time with dogs. Most of the dogs I worked with were bigger and tougher then I was anyway. This gave me the opportunity to learn how to communicate with dogs and get them to do what I wanted w/o coercion or force. Then came the positive training…

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Warning Fake Links

Warning Fake Links

Well the losers are at it again. If you search Motley Dog Dog Training you will find a number of dopey sites that have nothing to do with us… WARNING. Currently, we do not sell anything on the googleator nor do we offer an on line dog training site or any other nut thing. So, just letting you know. 🙂 Here is an example of one of these things. Search Motley Dog Dog Training you will see links. #larry’s greatest…

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Motley Dog Dog Training Attachment and Bonding

Motley Dog Dog Training Attachment and Bonding

Velkom to Evolution Zero. 2018 update Why do we have such a crazy name for bonding. A lot of it has to do with entertaining myself and Motley but, the practical reason is that as my clients know this is the most important skill set we teach. It is the foundation of all training to come. When we talk about bonding we are not talking about your dog liking you. A dog will like you if you feed them and…

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Interesting Website about Canine Research

Interesting Website about Canine Research

https://phys.org/news/2015-09-wolves-problem-solving-task-domesticated-dogs.html   Highly recommend reading this. One of the many reasons the foundation you build with your dog using Motley Dog Dog Training is the best. This foundation is so important we have given it a catchy name. Evolution Zero. Look for posts coming soon… or just email Motley for training. [email protected] An important note: This project only takes into account what I call modeling. This is just one method of learning.  I have noticed that a lot of canine…

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