Month: September 2013

Making friends with Amichien Bonding

It’s been a couple of days since we welcomed Frank the beautiful border collie into our lives and we’ve diligently followed Jan Fennell’s Amichien Bonding techniques. If you’re wondering who Jan is, she’s often known as the “Dog Whisperer” because she’s essentially done with dogs what Monty Roberts has done with horses, namely talk to them in their own behavioural signal language. So what on earth is Amichien Bonding all about? Well, there’s a really good explanation (extract below) on this website:

Frank-ly Gorgeous

Anyone who shares their lives with a furry companion will know that we don’t really ever *own* them…it’s really the other way around….my two little furry seal point siamese girls totally and utterly own me, heart and soul. I became *owned* (as I am now going to refer to it) relatively late in life when, in my mid-20s, we decided to welcome two gorgeous Siamese seal-point sisters into our lives. Luna & Maru