In addition to my C.O.R.E training philosophy, as a Certified Family Dog Mediator my programs are designed with the L.E.G.S of your dog in mind. You might be thinking... the L.E.G.S of our dog?...
Let me explain.
Learning,Environment,Genetics, & Self = L.E.G.S
L- Learning is the acquisition of knowledge or skills through experience, study or being taught. Learning is not a singular event, it is a continuous process. Your dog is taking notes on everything & those BIG learning moments can shape their perceptions & reactions in the future.
E- Environment (there's that word again! Yeah, it's that important) is the area, habitat, or conditions in which an animal lives or operates. The environment influences our dog's actions at any given moment. Conditions, signals, & events in the environment either work for your dog or against them.
G- Genetics are the genes & traits that are passed down from one generation to the next. This means what your dog was originally bred for matters & will play a role in their behavior. Terriers DIG, Beagles BARK, Border Collies HERD etc..
S- Self is the set of individual internal conditions unique to your dog. Their age, health, sex, & life experiences are all part of what makes your dog one of kind. They are individuals, just as we are.
**For further information about L.E.G.S you'll want to get the book called Meet your Dog by Kim Brophey.**