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Cesar Millan, I submit

Cesar, you once wrote: “When I learned how to be calm-submissive to my wife, it improved my marriage 100 percent!” But you are now divorced. Did your recipe for an “improved” marriage lead to its eventual breakdown? Were you resentful about being submissive? Was your wife looking for a partner and not a prisoner to…

Use this handy flowchart to help you justify the use of force.

Cesar Millan’s Pain Flowchart

With this handy chart, Millan and fans can easily dismiss any and all concerns about a dog’s well-being. Deutsch   Français   Español   Svenska Related articles Shadow and Cesar Millan: An Update on the Strung Up Husky (psychologytoday.com) Exhaustion and Emily the Pitbull Millan is proof that Positive Reinforcement Works Cesar Millan Kicking Dogs Cesar Millan Hanging…

Exhaustion and Emily the Pitbull

Understanding animal behavior often requires knowledge of physiology. Without an adequate knowledge of involved processes, less informed dog trainers resort to story-telling involving “energies”, “magnetism” and “submissiveness”. Case in point, Emily the pitbull; here Cesar Millan mistakes physical exhaustion – and probably hypoxia from the leash on the trachea – with submissiveness and relief. For…

My Way is Not the Only Way

For the sake of argument, let us imagine that Cesar Millan is right. We will imagine a universe where punishment causes no adverse psychological effects. In Millan’s reality punishment does not elicit fear and it does not cause aggression; punching a dog will not cause it to bite. Confrontational methods don’t result in defensive aggression;…