I’m My Dogs Caregiver, Not Their Alpha

By Tori Ganino In a world full of punishment-based training and television quick fixes for dog behavior problems, clients often tell me that they are concerned that their dog is trying to be the “alpha” in the home, or that their dog must obey because the owner is the...

Dogs dont grow out of bad behaviour

04JAN By Tori Ganino, BS, CDBC, CPDT-KA A dog is never too old to learn; however, it is much easier to teach him before bad habits have the chance to develop. With that being said, you will still find that your dog regresses in training if you are not consistent with...

Six Steps to Muzzle Training

Teaching your dog to love the muzzle. Please refer to the blog “Changing the Stigma of Muzzles” if you have any concerns about why muzzle training is beneficial. Here are a few important reminders before you begin training: Make sure that you are in an area with few...

December 2019

ICAN Newsletter December 2019   Wow, I cant believe another year has passed so quickly. ICAN is now nearly 2 years old, and it has been another amazing year for us with more organisations coming on board and ICANs ‘Welfare First’ motto being shared around the world....

KaHoT

KaHoT is the professional association for dog behavior therapist, cat behavior therapist, therapy animal counselors, trainers, exercise or nutrition consultants, acupressure animal practitioners in the Benelux. KaHoT represents the animal professions. It represents...