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First Educational Course Dates Announced for 2017!
Posted on 14/11/2016
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Jan has just confirmed the first two dates for 2017 Amichien Bonding Courses. There will be a Foundation Course in Amichien Bonding over the weekend of 4th and 5th of March and, as we frequently do, we are hosting an Advanced Course immediately after, on the 6th, 7th and 8th, for the convenience of those travelling long distances who wish to attend both events. We think we have managed to avoid any school holidays with these dates so it will be a little more convenient for many attendees! For anyone interested in attending either (or both) just drop us an...
2016 Foundation Course
Posted on 05/09/2016
We have the last UK Foundation Course for this year (2016) coming up this October 1st and 2nd. Our last course was a resounding success - as always, and we look forward to welcoming new students at the Old Hall Gainsborough. Our next courses will probably be in the Spring of 2017 but, as yet, we can’t confirm the dates so the October dates will be the last opportunity this year to delve deeply into AB and your relationship with your best friend(s) and to learn how to successfully interact with your dog(s). For more information, please send us an...
More of Nan Tubb's Adventures in Yellowstone!
Posted on 02/06/2016
We recently printed a copy of a front page of the Tasmanian publication; The Kentish Voice that featured our Dog Listener; Nan Tubb, highlighting her recent trip to Yellowstone National Park. Nan went there with a group of Jan Fennell Dog Listeners on what now seems to have become an annual outing, enabling the group to see canines in their natural environment, free of any human interference. Following on from the last article, here is another page from the same publication where Nan relates her experience of the trip and some of the things she was lucky enough to see...
The Wagging Tail
Posted on 02/06/2016
During one of our recent ‘Foundation Courses’ the question about the significance of a dog wagging its tail came up again, a signal which can often be misunderstood. The common mistake is assuming that the wagging tail is a sign of a friendly, happy mood, even an invitation to play, Knowing the truth; that a wagging tail is just an indication of heightened excitement, will help owners avoid problems in trying to keep their dogs happy and safe when encountering other dogs. Dogs have been seen wagging their tails just before they fight and in the same way a playing...
Posted on 01/04/2016
Our Tasmanian based Dog Listener; Nan Tubb, has been at it again. Nan works very hard at promoting Amichien Bonding wherever and whenever she can and she was recently approached by "The Meander Valley Gazette", one of her local newspapers, asking her why she was about to visit Yellowstone Park (again) , something we try to arrange annually with a group of our Dog Listeners. They wanted to know why she felt it was important to study wolves in their natural environment. Well, we already know why but it's always nice to be able to explain our reasons to people...