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Coping With Change

Posted on 10/12/2018

Coping with change.   I received a lovely message from a lady who is trying to cope with her feelings regarding her eldest daughter’s move to University, which in turn is causing her dog to become very stressed and anxious.? All of which is perfectly natural and appropriate, especially when we know that change, although rarely sought by any being, (as we all like to feel comfortable with where we are and how things go) is one of the only constants in life.?   The only difference between humans and all other creatures is that very other species will soon move...

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Posted on 08/10/2018

                                  UPDATE ON 2019 COURSES-PLEASE NOTE THAT THE JUNE COURSES ARE NOW FULL! Recently we broke away from the usual course format and held our Foundation and Advanced Courses in a new, smaller venue, at Jan’s request. Jan wanted to hold the courses in a more personal and intimate environment so that each student would be more at ease, absorb more information and not be intimidated by larger group sizes. This worked out brilliantly and led to a wonderfully relaxed environment for all attending...

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What is Amichien Bonding

Posted on 27/07/2018

The Amichien® Bonding method allows you to live in harmony with your trusted friend. This non-confrontational, stress-free, gadget-free method is achievable to anyone with an open mind and respect for the fantastic creature that is the Canine. This is not a dream it can be reality. By making simple adjustments to your lifestyle, you can communicate with your dog in a calm manner that he/she will understand and you will become your dog's best friend.    ‘Amichien® Bonding’ is the established, highly successful and kind way of working with the nature of the dog to achieve the desired behaviour and responses;...

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Goodbye Shamook

Posted on 14/05/2018

Shamook   10th March 2004 - 14th May 2018.   Thank you, thank you, thank you so much. xxx

The Power of Words

Posted on 04/10/2017

It seems so incredible that only 7% of all human communication is actually verbal (language). We gain almost all of the valuable information that we need from another person from body language, yet the power of the words that we choose to use can never be underestimated. The effect that our choice of words has on how we approach any task will ultimately shape our thinking and subsequent actions. No more detrimentally than when we are working with other species. If a person thinks of dominating a dog, training a dog, showing a dog who is the boss (master), give...

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