I don't know what world you live in but in the real world, that does not include cities, dogs are working companions. A good part of the year I go about my work with a good horse under my butt, (something else I train myself), and a couple good dogs following me up. In the summer and fall, I spend most of my time with 6 or 8 pack-mules behind my saddle horse somewhere above 7,000'. I only work inside when it's too cold, wet, or the snow is too deep in the high country. Dogs are pets, but they are most defiantly tools as well. Most people I live around have watchdogs and most everyone around here has some kind of working dog or hunting dog. Most all of them earn their keep.
Ankle biters make good eagle food and don't last too long out and about when things are natural. I have another bunch of new pups out in my kennels. I will obedience train them and then get them started on sheep and cattle and put them on the Internet and in the paper. Those pups will be a good part of my income in Oct and Nov. We have a big working dog sale just up the road every spring. The top working Border Collie sold for $23,000 last Friday night. I sure wish he had been one of mine!!!!! I'd bet someone woke up with one heck of a hangover and one very thin checkbook on Sat morning.
What's your point?
Those who have successful skilled working dogs are not the people who seek out the help of Cesar Milan. The people with spoiled pets are. And on those, he pretty much tells people to stop spoiling them and to treat them like dogs. So what's the problem?
I agree with Hairofthedog. Cesar has no reason to help people with dogs like that because they are already training them and seem to have just the skills needed to do so. Most of the dogs Cesar deals with DON'T have jobs, and that is part of the problem. They're coddled, they run the house, and most of them aren't even given proper exercise. No wonder they're a handful!
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