This is a good article. I wish more people realized this. A wolf pack is not really a pack at all, rather a family of Dad, Mom, and all their offspring. Mom and Dad are the leaders and teachers. Pups follow their parents the same way we all do. We don't fight for leader of the family. Mom and Dad are always the leaders.Dog Training: Animal Experts Debunk the Alpha-Dog Myth - TIME
I found this to be a pretty interesting read.
I'm not danemama but I'll be glad to answer your question. CM learned his training techniques from his Grandfather when he was a child. These techniques were out of date before he ever began. He uses techniques that are abusive and cruel. SOME of what he says is good information but if you are not knowledgable enough to know the difference, then stay away from him or his techniques.why do you hate cesar millan danemamma? i read his books and have seen his tv show and think he has a lot of good information and has helped a lot of dogs and people.
Now I'm not saying that I approve of everything that CM does, but I just wanted to give my opinion. In the first video, he "kicked" (I wouldn't really call it kicking) the dog because it was getting focused on the other dog. That's what caused the dog to go after him. I just wanted to make it clear that he didn't just randomly kick it for no reason.This is evidence for my dislike of Cesar (I don't see these as the "aggression" that many people do...because most people don't know what true aggression looks like).
First thing, they don't show continuous feed. Second, he starts choking the dog before any signs of aggression are shown. Third, he KICKS the dogs (watch Cesar's right leg, about 3 or so seconds into the video), he flippin' kicks the dogs to elicit a reaction (IE an attack) so Cesar can make the dog out to be aggressive. Fourth, he feeds the leash through the handle loop in the leash to choke the dog more efficiently (he shows you how to do this). Finally, at the end of the video the dog is gasping for air, collapsed on the ground. This dog is not in a "relaxed" state, he is fighting for a breath of air. How is this even "technique" or even "training"??? This is just plain old animal abuse.
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There are just no words to descirbe this one:
YouTube - Safe or Unsafe Handling of an Aggressive Dog
Just watch his right hand. You will see the shock collar remote for yourself.
YouTube - GSD Cesar shocl collar
These are just a few of the reasons that shows that Cesar is just a TV personality that is paid to look good, but has no real skill in training dogs. He uses outdated techniques, over dominance, and cheap/abusive tools (IE shock collar) to "train" dogs. Why? Because he doesn't possess the knowledge or experience that his books make him out to have. My guess is that they used some good trainers and got their ideas and then made it into a big marketing deal. Did it help a lot of people? I'm sure it did. But what is the right kind of help? Most likely not. This is just my opinion. What is your opinion after watching these videos???