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To Be Animal…

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on January 24, 2011 in Africa, Career, Nature / Colorado, Speak! Archive, Travel, Yellowstone National Park Wolf ExpeditionNo Comments

To be animal, to understand what makes a human detached from its own comrades of mammals, you have to live it, you have to breathe it and essentially, “Be wild”… Years ago, I had asked the most fundamental question that every human being seeks on the planet: Why am I here and what am I…

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Group Classes For The Aggressive Dog

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on January 23, 2011 in Arizona, Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior TipsNo Comments

This weekend over 40 people will have attended another one of their group classes. While most trainers would insist to not bring these fearful, volital, dominant dogs into a group class environment, I say bring them on. It was a goal of mine to construct a course that would economically appeal to clients who’s dogs…

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Yavapai Humane Society Training Program: 16 Dogs, 16 Volunteers, 16 Adoptions, 1 Simple Concept

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on January 6, 2011 in Arizona, Dog & Wolf News / Issues, Press, Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior TipsNo Comments

On Nov. 16th, 2010, 16 dogs from the Yavapai Humane Society in Prescott, Arizona and 16 volunteers & staff entered their first 6 week basic obedience course. Seven weeks later, all 16 dogs who may have otherwise been euthanized or deemed un-adoptable were placed in homes and graduated. On Dec. 21st, 10 more dogs and…

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Hello From The New K-9 Ranch Training Center!

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on December 21, 2010 in Arizona, At Home, K-9 Ranch Training Center- Boulder, Colorado, Speak! ArchiveNo Comments

Research is up on the former horse ranch where I was studying the interactions between coyotes & ranch dogs. We are finally moved into our brand new facility in Prescott, Az. and I must say, it’s quite extraordinary! Complete with a state of the art barn, 5 fenced in, dog proof acres, an enlarged riding…

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Animals Know Details Better Than You Do…

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on November 12, 2010 in Africa, Arizona, Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior TipsNo Comments

Because pack & heard animals live their life on a totem pole, you have to pay attention to how un-conscience they are about constantly one-upping you. This mechanism is ingrained in their basic biology to get to the head of the pack or family system in place. Make no mistake that as a horseback rider…

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Shelter Dogs: All Locked Up

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on October 31, 2010 in Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior TipsOne Comment

Whenever I’m in doubt or struggling with a problem, I always return to the animals to give back. The ones shaking and shivering in back of a cage, left with cigarette burns, cuts on their face and no trust for human beings. I spend time with the pets that watch their owner’s last breath sitting…

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Thanks :-)

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on October 30, 2010 in Arizona, At Home, Career, Dog & Wolf News / Issues, K-9 Ranch Training Center- Boulder, Colorado, Las Vegas Base, Los Angeles Base, Mission Wolf, Nature / Colorado, Press, Scoop in LA, Site News and Updates, Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior Tips, Travel, Yellowstone National Park Wolf ExpeditionOne Comment

Hey Everyone- Thank you all for the beautiful messages and support I’ve been receiving from the airing of the Wolf-Dog special last night on the National Geographic Channel. There’s much more to come as things are moving quickly in a bigger direction… With that said, I have many more research projects I’ll be talking about,…

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You’re Invited: Dog Whisperer Premiere Event!

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on October 9, 2010 in Career, Dog & Wolf News / Issues, Mission Wolf, Nature / Colorado, Press, Scoop in LA, Speak! Archive, Yellowstone National Park Wolf ExpeditionNo Comments

To see the invitation, click here: Dog_Whisperer_4x6_100710[1]2.pdf

FREE YAVAPAI HUMANE SOCIETY BEHAVIOR LECTURE IN PRESCOTT, AZ!

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on October 5, 2010 in Arizona, Dog & Wolf News / Issues, K-9 Ranch Training Center- Boulder, Colorado, Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior TipsNo Comments

Hey Everyone: Click on this link to see the flyer for this event coming Oct. 23rd at 10 AM… Jennifer McCarthy Seminar.pdf

Video Now Available For Wolf Dog Special!

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on October 4, 2010 in Blog, Speak! ArchiveNo Comments

Check out this link for two previews of “Wolf Dogs: Out Of The Wild” on The National Geographic Channel airing Oct. 29th @ 7 p.m…. http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/dog-whisperer/4523/Overview#tab-Videos/08899_00