Because the vast majority of the dog-owning families leave dog responsibilities to women, literally thousands of women have come to Camilla Gray-Nelson over the years – feeling powerless, frustrated and defeated. They assumed dog training requires either masculine strength and bravado (which women do not possess) or endless cookies and treats (which they are reluctant to use or have found didn’t solve troublesome issues).
Petline Host, Jennifer Shaw, interviews Camilla Gray-Nelson on the particular challenges a woman faces while attempting to handle and train the family dog. Camilla covers pack-dog mentality, commanding respect and becoming a leader for your dog.
Camilla Gray-Nelson: “74% of the time [in most households / families], the woman is in control of the dog. Many times, however, they have a hard time controlling the dog and there are some natural reasons for that. That’s where I step in and try to empower women and try to channel their inner dog trainer and their inner leader…”
Camilla Gray-Nelson: “It is somehow the perception that to be seen as strong with your dog or to get your dog to do what you want them to do, you have to be loud, you have to be intimidating, you have to be full of machismo and pin your dog to the ground. And I am telling you, as a student of nature for over 50 years, that is so backwards and wrong….social mammals…all follow the same social contract — there’s a leader, there [are] the followers…”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3l75In9-5_8 Dog Training Tips: Jan Wahl interviews dog trainer Camilla Gray-Nelson of Dairydell Canine, a Petaluma Dog Training and Boarding Kennels facility, on how women can be more in-command of their dogs with the proper voicing and body posture.
Camilla Gray-Nelson: “The Dairydell Method of Natural Dog Training, because it doesn’t rely on force, physical strength or masculine bravado…tends to be really effective for women. It’s effective for everyone, but it’s especially effective for women because we’re not strong and dogs don’t believe us when we try to act like a man. So, instead, it focuses on leadership and quiet control…”
(in Chronological Order)
MAR 28 ~ Wednesday
‘Lipstick and The Leash’ author, Camilla Gray-Nelson: LIVE interview on KATU-TV AM Northwest
TIME: 9-10:00 am
MAR 30 ~ Friday
‘Lipstick and The Leash’ author, Camilla Gray-Nelson: LIVE interview on KREG-TV Live at 9
TIME: 9:00-10:00 am
APR 3 ~ Tuesday
‘Lipstick and The Leash’ author, Camilla Gray-Nelson: LIVE interview on KMOV-TV Great Day St. Louis
TIME: 9:15 am arrival time
APR 5 ~ Thursday
‘Lipstick and The Leash’ author, Camilla Gray-Nelson: LIVE interview on KARE-TV 4pm News
MAY 17 ~ Thursday
‘Lipstick and The Leash’ author, Camilla Gray-Nelson: LIVE interview on The Self Improvement Show, VoiceAmerica / World Talk Radio by Dr. Irene Conlan, MA PhD. After reading Lipstick and The Leash, Dr. Conlan commented: “I love the book. My very old cat just died and I’m considering a small dog – mainly because of Camilla.”
TIME: Noon-1pm PST
‘Lipstick and The Leash’ author, Camilla Gray-Nelson interviewed on KRON-TV by Jan Wahl
MAR 16 ~ Friday
‘Lipstick and The Leash’ author, Camilla Gray-Nelson interviewed on KKNW-AM + Internet ‘Chat with Women’ ~ Seattle, WA