Understanding what drives us to take action gives us a powerful way to create momentum and willingness in our lives. The same is true for your dog: Learn what motivates dog behavior and you have found the key to the most effective training. In Episode 010, Bennie and Devin get into the nitty gritty of […]
Whatever we look for, we see what we are looking for. This is true for our lives, and true for your dog. Discover what happens when your life, feelings, and attitudes are focused on the negative. Episode 009 was a big push for me. It was difficult at first to adopt a negative, accusatory role, […]
Anything worth doing requires practice to do well. Dog training and dog awareness is no different. Most of us know that it takes practice to learn physical activities. Did you know that you can practice your MENTAL powers as well? Discover WHAT to practice to become aware of your emotions and thoughts, so you can […]
Setbacks aren’t as bad as you think they are. In fact, experiencing setbacks (and how you deal with them) is an important part of the process of training your dogs. Overcoming these obstacles takes commitment, awareness, and most of all: practice. Episode 007 was a blast to record, because Bennie and I realized that this […]
Both humans and dogs are creatures of habit. Some habits support us in moving forward and making progress, while some hold us back. Creating new habits requires AWARENESS. Episode 006 of DYD was the best experience thus far. Bennie and I had a great conversation about the process of acquiring habits. The recording itself was […]
Understanding how dogs communicate with us sets the stage for the most effective dog training. How does body language and voice tone influence our dogs’ behavior? Episode 005 started off pretty rocky. I caused frustration in my co-host and we had to pick a few bones in order to move forward. This show gets a […]
Setting goals for your dog is crucial for you to get the best, most-consistent, and FASTEST results from your training program. Discover the ONE thing you need to work on with your dog, then take consistent baby steps toward your goal. Episode 004 of Discover Your Dog was a fun one to put together, because […]
Today’s discovery is about awareness. Creating a bond comes from good communication and a willingness from your dog to obey. In Episode 003 of Discover Your Dog, trainer Bennie Copeland breaks down the REAL meaning of obedience, and how knowing this can make all the difference.
Communication is an ongoing process. Did you know that you are communicating to your dog all the time? Discover the best way to make great choices for you and your dog. Episode 002 of Discover Your Dog was a major challenge to create. The conversation between me and Bennie was all over the place!
What is the real reason for training your dog? Discover how you think about and look at your dog as a part of your family. This is just the beginning. In Episode 001 of Discover Your Dog, Bennie and Devin discuss the mission of FamilyDogFusion.com and the Discover Your Dog show.