John McGuigan is a dog trainer and behavior consultant in Glasgow, Scotland where he has been running his business for over eight years. He is an instructor with the IMDT and has taught and assessed new trainers. He and his team offer one-to-one training and John has a wealth of experience dealing with aggression and reactivity issues. John promotes non-aversive dog training to his local community and has also presented in Europe and the US.

We discussed:

  • Dangers of only considering a behavior in isolation without looking at the bigger picture
  • Importance of considering the function of the behavior
  • How animals and humans can become victims of their own limited behavioral repertoires
  • Investing in a little planning now to get a desired behavioral outcome in the future

Links Mentioned:

Glasgow Dog Trainer

Glasgow Dog Trainer on Facebook

Glasgow Dog Trainer on YouTube