EBD046 Partnership and the Social Intelligence of Dogs


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Welcome to the Enlightened by Dogs podcast hosted by Kathy Kawalec. This host is very passionate and has a heart of gold. During this weekly podcast about dogs and dog enthusiasts, you will hear great tips and strategies on how to carry out a brilliant partnership with your dog.

In this episode, Kathy plays a clip from the Partnership Workshop she taught. Kathy discusses social intelligence (something we share with our dogs), the partnership lifestyle -- what it means and why it’s so important to our relationship with our dogs.

Listen to hear more on:

  • Social intelligence
    • How this helps us
    • Comparison to childrearing
    • Learning by Example
  • Being a conscious role model
    • Being a loving leader
    • Learning together
    • No blaming
  • Setting boundaries
    • Needs
    • Being responsible

“We know our dogs are mirroring our actions or responding and reacting to it.”

“We have the ability to learn how to be calm and respectful and conscious and present and attentive and responsive to our dogs and the circumstances we put ourselves in.”

“It’s the humans need baby steps.”

“In the dog world, we tend to focus most on the training piece and not enough on the lifestyle piece.”

“We have to have a foundation on how to live well together.”

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