The Difference Between Assertive and Aggressive


In New York Magazine's blurb about Calm Energy Dog Training - under "Best Dog Trainer" in their "Best Of New York 2013" issue - they write "Newman's approach [is to] reconcile being calm and aggressive at [...]

The Difference Between Assertive and Aggressive2013-08-11T18:53:15+07:00

Why Is My Dog Racist?


It's a phenomenon that people try to sweep under the rug, laugh off, or simply pretend isn't happening; then it gets whispered about in embarrassed tones afterward.  Namely: your dog gets along [...]

Why Is My Dog Racist?2013-08-11T18:53:15+07:00

Fight or Flight? Neither Please!


This past few weeks I've had several experiences involving the combination of dogs and fear. Most of those experiences have involved fearful dogs ...   ... and some have involved fear OF [...]

Fight or Flight? Neither Please!2013-08-11T18:53:15+07:00

Are Fearful Fido’s Faculties Fatigued?


The New York Times recently published a fascinating article on a phenomenon called "decision fatigue". Scientific studies repeatedly back up the fairly commonsensical idea that being forced to make decisions - in [...]

Are Fearful Fido’s Faculties Fatigued?2013-08-11T18:53:15+07:00

Giving Thanks For Your Inner Dog


Over thanksgiving with lots of young'ns and furry'ns running about - the former creating messes in the kitchen, the latter lapping them up - I found myself pondering the two most thankful [...]

Giving Thanks For Your Inner Dog2013-08-11T18:53:15+07:00

Leash Laws: A Better Version!


"All Dogs Must Be Kept On Leash" Most towns in the U.S. have "leash laws", restricting the places and times that dogs and other pets can be off-leash in public areas such [...]

Leash Laws: A Better Version!2013-08-11T18:53:15+07:00

Revenge Peeing: Fact Or Fiction?


I've heard this a lot recently: My dog pees/poos in the house just to get back at me! He knows he's supposed to do it outside. He knows I hate it. He [...]

Revenge Peeing: Fact Or Fiction?2017-04-01T22:00:53+07:00

Seminar On Canine Fear/Anxiety


Counterconditioning and the Flight Response Anthony Newman, Calm Energy Dog Training FIDO Lecture, 6/14/12 How many people here own fearful, or anxious dogs? This is an are extremely common issue for dogs in a [...]

Seminar On Canine Fear/Anxiety2013-08-11T18:53:16+07:00