How the science of safety and being Safe, Calm and Happy can strengthen your dog’s neural and emotional responses
In This Episode:
- Digging for new ways to help dogs deal with trauma.
- The science of safety and the social engagement system
- The three pathways of response, and how they show up in our dogs.
- How to do the safe, calm and happy protocol, in order to strengthen neural and emotional responses.
“There’s a lot of research done into human behavior as far as trauma and anxiety, and we’re starting to learn more about how that applies to the animal kingdom.”
“We often miss the smaller signals that our dogs are sending us that they aren’t feeling safe.”
“Just because we might perceive something as not being dangerous, doesn’t mean that our dogs don’t perceive it as being dangerous”
“You are actually creating long term biological success by being safe, calm and happy”
About Sue Mimm
Sue Mimm earned her Diploma as an Austrian Certified Professional Dog Trainer and Behaviour Therapist in 2018 and opened her dog training business called Heart Connection Dogs in Austria.
Sue’s life motto is “Question everything and never stop looking for answers”, which has led her to a lifetime of study and learning.
Sue is particularly passionate about helping people who have reactive and fearful dogs, especially those who have been rescued or rehomed, and takes a holistic approach to working with behaviour cases.
Get in touch with Sue at https://heartconnectiondogs.com
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