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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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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

NAT. GEO. WOLF-DOG SPECIAL AIR DATE ANNOUNCED!

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on September 22, 2010 in Career, Dog & Wolf News / Issues, Mission Wolf, Press, Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior Tips, Yellowstone National Park Wolf ExpeditionNo Comments

Stay tuned in on Oct. 29th at 7p.m. to the National Geographic channel for a one hour special on the show “The Dog Whisperer” regarding my work with wolf-dogs. Cesar & I will be rehabilitating 3 cases. See you on TV! You can learn more here: http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/dog-whisperer/4523/Overview

How Your Thoughts Can Affect Your Relationship With Animals…

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on September 1, 2010 in At Home, K-9 Ranch Training Center- Boulder, Colorado, Nature / Colorado, Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior TipsNo Comments

Some of the characteristics to the human brain are meant to problem solve, create, think and sometimes over think. We can obsess in our thoughts, try to control situations when in reality, we have no control, we can analyze and carry around garbage from the past that no longer serves us. All of these things-I…

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Free Dog 101 Seminar at Healthy Spot: West Hollywood!

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on July 29, 2010 in Dog & Wolf News / Issues, Los Angeles Base, Scoop in LA, Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior TipsNo Comments

“Free Dog 101 Seminar w/ Q&A – THE WOLF WOMAN Jennifer McCarthy Who is afraid of the big, bad wolf? Not this lady. Jennifer McCarthy is a world class celebrity dog trainer that has done extensive work with wolves. She is widely regarded as a leader in the field research with wolves. You can call…

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Africa Research Begins…

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on May 20, 2010 in Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior TipsNo Comments

Today I began my research into Hyenas and African Wild Dogs. I will be leaving for South Africa soon to go behind the scenes with biologists working on conservation efforts and local livestock concerns surrounding Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique. I will also be observing many other species of animals. I can’t stress enough how…

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Breeding Elvis…

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on May 19, 2010 in At Home, K-9 Ranch Training Center- Boulder, Colorado, Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior TipsNo Comments

I am pleased to report that this fall I will be purchasing a GSD from West German show lines in Germany to breed to Elvis. This will be his first litter on the ground for spring of 2011. Since mentioning this to a small batch of clients who know Elvis, there is already a waiting…

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10 Reasons Why I don’t Fit Into The Positive Reinforcement or Negative Reinforcement Categories:

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on March 24, 2010 in Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior TipsNo Comments

1) I believe all animals are individuals. What works for one may not work for another. 2) I embrace all techniques so long as they don’t injure the animal but this can even be mis-leading as I believe in hazing wildlife to deter them from becoming habituated to humans. More so that they don’t end…

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Simply Experience.

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on February 14, 2010 in K-9 Ranch Training Center- Boulder, Colorado, Nature / Colorado, Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior TipsNo Comments

When you look on-line for a qualified horse or dog trainer, you’ll find words coinciding with people’s names like “whisperer”, “communicator” or even “healer”. I have been called many names, some of which have included “dog trainer to the stars”, “K-9 Rockstar”, “Wolf Woman”, etc. In simple terms, I do not believe myself to be…

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The Art of Listening…

Posted by Jennifer McCarthy on February 5, 2010 in Los Angeles Base, Speak! Archive, Training & Behavior Tips, TravelNo Comments

In my experience, it is the dog owner that fails to take the time to listen to their pet that has the most problems. You must remember that it doesn’t matter if you have a fearful dog or an overly aggressive one. If you cannot listen, you will not make progress. This is an element…

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