Lisa Acho Remorenko, of the Santa Barbara Independent, just published an article about Natural Dog Training, the Natural Dog Training DVDs, and yours truly (follow the link). We had an hour-long conversation, and she watched the DVDs (I think) - and it's exciting to see that she gets it. I'm glad that she also gave voice to her skepticism - I never ask that people blindly follow what I'm talking about. Hopefully through dialogue and a healthy dose of "trying it out" more and more people will be influenced by the tenets of Natural Dog Training.
I'm going to try to put the finishing touches on a post for next week, while we prepare to take the Sattin family down to Atlanta, where I have TWO television appearances scheduled for the following week. Exciting stuff! Things have been pretty busy around here, but I do appreciate your e-mails with questions and feedback, and I'm slowly getting through them all. Don't be surprised if I end up responding to your question with a blog post though!
I hope all's well with you and that you have a great weekend! If you have a second, check out the article about Natural Dog Training at the Santa Barbara Independent, and show Lisa Acho Remorenko some love. Meanwhile, I'll see you in the Natural Dog Blog forum!
If Atlanta is coming up, can New York be far behind?
Way to go Neil!
How great that you are out in the media like this with the DVD's. And we thought the DVDs would be helpful to demonstrate the techniques to people who could not have a trainers support. But they are also helping spread the word.
I am also using the DVDs to spread the word. Butters' dog sitter has a overly friendly golden retriever mix who likes to take your arm in her mouth to pull you to her - she just cannot get enough of the people she likes. I recommended the pushing exercise, lent her your DVDs, and demonstrated it for her as well. After 5 days and just 3 pushing sessions (the GT is a natural pusher so no need to teach her what to do) she is much calmer. She just sat and looked at me expectantly, nosing my hand to get some pats. Its great to see it making such a difference so quickly.