What is the idea of shamanic dog training?
Shamanic dog training is born from a lifetime of searching for an alternative to the old ways of dog training. Methods like clicker training, dominance theory, shock collars, behaviour modification, positive reinforcement – they all left me with a sense that I was not reaching the most important part of the my dogs. It felt like I was missing the part that was truly them –missing their soul, their spirit, their mind, their heart, their consciousness.
Traditional dog training doesn’t tap into our dog’s innate awareness and consciousness, their mental and emotional intellect. Shamanic dog training bridges that gap, teaching our dogs from the place of love, spirit, kindness and support. These qualities have come to mean weakness and ineffectiveness in our society, but they are still the most powerful tools of all.
With shamanic dog training, you develop a lifestyle with your dog that includes them completely in your life. You become a team, becoming closer each day through the daily experiences you share. They can communicate with you, and you with them, beginning a new era of letting dogs take their rightful place in our lives as companions, partners and friends.
We all wish we could connect to our dogs at a much deeper level. That we can touch their spirit, their soul, their heart with ours. We sense that when we are loving them, playing with them, running with them, sleeping with them. But we don’t always maintain that sense when we are training them.
Shamanic dog training helps us achieve everything we have ever hoped for – it provides us with the common language and the teaching tools to activate our dog’s intelligence and consciousness at a whole new level.
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