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3rd April ANOTHER FIRST FOR US!
Our first Foundation Course in France took place last weekend, held in Tony''s home town of Bouillac. After holding French language Amichien Courses in Belgium the next logical step seemed to be France and the response was better than we expected. So much so that we've already received enough additional enquiries to announce a second Course there on the 7th/8th of July.
THERE'S NO STOPPING HIM.....
As part of his on-going colonisation of France, Tony recently held his first talk there, so for any French speakers out there who would like to see part of that talk, for their edification, CLICK HERE!
Details of next French Foundation Course here...
Another successful Spring course for JFIDL
Last week saw the completion of both our Foundation and Advanced Courses at the Fenestra Centre, Flixborough.
We would like to once again thank Andrew Green for hosting the event and all those who attended the course for showing their commitment to Amichien Bonding. It was a great pleasure to share our method with more enthusiastic people wanting to improve the lives of dogs and owners alike.
22 March 2012 eBook Launch!
NEW eBOOK LAUNCH!
As promised back in February we are pleased to announce the release of the first in a series of ebooks
Many owners know the frustration of having a dog that can be aggressive towards people and other animals, making every excursion outside of the house a stressful and unpleasant exercise.
Whether that's aggression towards people (including children), other dogs or related to food, Amichien® Bonding has made it possible to address the problem in a calm way without the use of force, pain, fear, or confusion to a dog.
"THE AGGRESSION eBOOK". This eBook covers the theory behind aggression, through to practical steps to take to alleviate the problem, ensuring success when followed through at the owner's and the dog's own pace and, as always with my method, in your own home.
In order to assist as much as we can with this specific problem, we are also including an audio track which outlines "THE FOUR". This audio track explains the key areas which form the foundation of Amichien® Bonding and when applied in conjunction with the information contained in the eBook, will maximise your chances of success.
This item can be purchased from the "Book" section of our ON-LINE SHOP.
MARCH 2012 "The Seven Ages of Your Dog"-NEW FORMAT
We are very happy to announce that after a brief spell out of print The seven Ages of Your Dog, previously the only one of our books only available in hardback, has been released this month in its new paperback guise. This paperback edition is still no lightweight and is a hefty 320 pages of information on the distinct phases of any dog's life. But what are those phases? Do our dogs experience the equivalent of infancy and puberty, adolescence and adulthood? And what can we as do as owners to ensure our dogs take each step in their stride?
More detail can be found in the "Books" section of our shop.
Just when we were wondering where we hadn't been yet, we were approached by Lian Elanor, who runs her own Dog Training website, about the possibility of hosting a Foundation Course in Egypt. This isn't somewhere we had considered before but more and more people there are discovering the pleasures of pet ownership with the resulting desire to know more about the animals in their care.
Following discussions back and forth we have arranged to host a course in Cairo, with Lian's assistance. We are really excited about this opportunity to spread AB even further afield and now just have to work out who has the chore of flying out to Egypt from a cold December UK to teach the Course.
This may even be an opportunity for anyone considering a holiday in Cairo to attend the Course whilst there and come back refreshed and informed!
New Dates for Australian Courses
Due to a great amount of interest from different parts of the continent, we will be returning to Australia in September to teach a series of our Foundation Courses in Queensland, WA and Victoria. The dates can be found on the "Courses" page on this website. Traditionally, we have concentrated in the Melbourne area but many people can't travel the vast distances necessary to attend, so we'll do the travelling instead and hopefully spread the word to a wider audience.
Tony is also planning to visit in May where he will be hosting a series of talks, including "Aggression Workshops" all over Australia.
The Latest "The Dog Listener" Incarnation
The question occassionally comes up "How many languages are Jan's books in?" To be honest, we've lost count but this is the very latest one and it's in Korean.
This photo is from a complimentary copy sent from the publishers. The copies we receive from the publishers decorate the office shelves nicely and we have a gap just the right size for this one.
We expect it would be a absolutely cracking read but we can't figure out which way round to hold it!
Spreading The Word
It's always nice to hear when more organisations support Amichien® Bonding and it is thanks to the excellent work of our Dog Listeners that this is possible.
All of us at JFIDL wish to congratulate Sue Matcham for the talk she gave at The English French Bulldog AGM meeting in Staffordshire where approximately 50 people attended.
The one and a half hour talk was very well received by the society and their president, who expressed a great interest in Amichien® Bonding, has asked Sue to make further contributions to their society: potentially a 1/2 day or full day workshop and future talks where she would become the main speaker in front of a larger audience. They have also invited her to go to Discover Dogs with them on their stand.
It is good to see progress, especially when experienced dog people are now looking towards Amichien® Bondingas an alternative method to help them solve problems they have encountered.
Our thanks go to Sue and, also, Liz Gill who went along after seeing Sue's post on our Dog Listener forum. It is good to see our colleagues supporting each other at events such as this.
New Aggression ebook release
We at JFIDL have decided to join the 21st century at last and are in the process of finishing production of our very first "ebook".
The method, Amichien® Bonding, was designed as a way of teaching us all how to live with our dogs in peace and harmony. The method is comprehensive and covers all areas of our relationship with our dogs. However, understandably, many owners are primarily concerned with one particular problem area of their dog's behaviour that they wish to address and their dogs may well be perfect in every other way.
In response to the many requests received by us daily asking for advice on specific issues, we are producing a series of ebooks, tailored to help dog owners address the most common problem areas, in detail.
The first of these ebooks will cover one of the three problems we receive the most enquiries about ...Aggression in your dog!
I recall some of the many challenges that I experienced with my own pets; the frustration of having a dog that could be aggressive towards people and other animals, making every excursion outside of the house a stressful and unpleasant exercise.
Whether it be aggression towards people (including children), other dogs or related to food Amichien® Bonding has made it possible to address the problem in a calm way without the use of force, pain, fear, or confusion to a dog.
"THE AGGRESSION eBOOK", makes it possible for me to share so many of my findings, combined with subtle alterations to deal with aggressive behaviour. The ebook covers the theory behind aggression, through to practical steps to take to alleviate the problem, making success absolutely guaranteed when followed through at the owners and the dog's own pace and, as always with my method, in the privacy of your own home.
Please check the website regularly for release dates…
Dog World magazine are holding a conference aimed at breed rescue societies and general rescue on the 21st of January. Jan will be the main speaker at this event where every aspect of dog rescue will be covered.
The venue is the Kennel Club Building at Stoneleigh on Saturday, January 21st 2012.
Anyone wishing to attend this event should contact Geraldine at the address below: