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New Year, New Dog: February Challenge

New Year, New Dog: February Challenge

It's a new month, time for a new challenge! 1. Decide on a new behavior or new trick that you would like to teach your dog. 2. Practice it every day for 3-5 minutes. 3. Take a video on the first day. 4. Take a video on the last day. 5. Share your videos on social and tag us! To follow and tag: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube


New Year, New Dog: January Challenge

New Year, New Dog: January Challenge

Are you ready for a January Challenge? This can transform your relationship with your dog! Follow this protocol as closely as you can and report back on the results. Create a video of one of these activities for chance to win a special prize! Please tag me in your videos and mention Canine Movement Lab to be eligible. 1. Hand Feed 50% of your dog's existential food. 2. Exercise outdoors at least 25 minutes per day.3. Training and engagement 5-10 minutes per day.4. Biological fulfillment 2-3 times per week. This could be a number of different things including sniffing and...


Introducing: Canine CORE Method

Introducing: Canine CORE Method

  Introducing: Canine CORE MethodWhen I first started training dogs, I was like a lot of other newbies, and only knew how to emulate my mentor. However, after working with hundreds of my own clients, I began to develop my own ideas, style, and method. I started calling my method Canine Core because it was based on the "core exercises" of Natural Dog Training. Core was also meant to refer to the dog's emotional core, which is the foundation for all behavior. Since then, I have refined and developed the somatic technologies that I use with dogs and people, and...


Somatic Hound Podcast: Karishma Warr, Calm Canine Academy

Somatic Hound Podcast: Karishma Warr, Calm Canine Academy

The Somatic Hound Podcast is all about how to use somatic technology with your canine companion, helping you and your best doggie friend co-regulate and live a happy life together! I was honored to speak with Karishma Warr from Calm Canine Academy, all about biological fulfillment for your dog and how this affects their nervous system.     Subscribe on Spotify Support the show


When You Listen to Your Dog, Your Dog Listens to You

When You Listen to Your Dog, Your Dog Listens to You

  When you listen to your dog, your dog listens to you... But what does this actually mean? Your dog is like an outer manifestation of your nervous system. When you listen to your nervous system and practice good habits of self-care and self-regulation, your nervous system receives cues of safety. When you listen to your dog and respond to their need for connection and co-regulation, your dog receives cues of safety. Cues of safety calm the dog just like they calm your nervous system. Now we have a positive feedback loop. You are calm, your dog is calm, and...