Tuesday, September 8, 2009

The Dog Whisperer

What I've learned from Cesar Millan:
1. Exercise, discipline, and affection, in that order.
2. You must be the alpha dog, the leader of the pack. If you give up leadership, it's very difficult to get it back.
3. Maintain a calm and assertive demeanor at all times.
4. Correction must be done immediately -- instantaneously, in fact. Cesar uses a curt noise of some kind and a deeper/serious vocal tone. Once you've made your correction, give immediate reward with affection and a gentle tone of voice.

1 comment:

  1. #2 is dead on.... w/3 teenagers, I lost that role a lOoong time ago :)

    #4 worked good as a teacher, too...