When I was suffering from PND in 1997-2000, one of my bitches became responsible
for my baby & I, as well as the other dogs. This manifested itself in her perception
of danger being sky-high and her constant protection of us. No conventional actions,
ie. spaying, training classes, etc. solved her problem and in despair I ended her
stressful existence in December 2000. Then I realised that CHIANTI's problem was
ME! I had to change what I was doing and provide my pack with an effective leader.
In June 2005 I attended the Canine Communication Foundation Course by Jan Fennell.
By then, I had already been watching my dogs and learning from them; my greatest
lessons have been from my own mistakes... Many people have asked me for help and
it has been wonderful watching dogs responding to their owner's new leadership skills,
some are pictured on this page. I believe that: “training is good but understanding
If you would like help with your dog, please contact me to arrange a visit.