Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Ami Moore, The Chicago Dog Coach, Offers Tips To Avoid Vacation Guilt For Dog Owners

Moore believes the key to avoiding vacation guilt for owners and stress for pets lies in understanding our pets and in the attitude of the owner who is forced to leave pets behind

Ami Moore, a Chicago dog training expert widely known as 'The Chicago Dog Coach', was quoted in the Boston Globe recently in an article entitled, 'Leave room in your carry-on for pet guilt'. The article covered the concept of 'pet guilt',  which strikes owners who go on vacation and are forced to leave a family member behind. This can inflict emotional trauma on the pet and can be a source of real stress for both owner and pet. In the article she offered practical and real world advice for pet owners.

“Dogs don’t recognize us as humans, or dogs, or alpacas, or anything else,” Moore stated. “They see us as an energy field. The trick is how you leave them when you go on vacation. If you leave with happy energy, then you’re giving them happy energy. If you leave them with negative energy like ‘I’m worried,’ ‘I’m afraid,’ ‘I’m guilty,’ then the dog will act the same way.”

“The dog is very easy to change because dogs are natural followers. Nature likes balance and strength. Humans like drama trauma cases. People like Lindsey Lohan and Kim and Kanye. Nature doesn’t. Nature runs away from that or kills it.”

The Chicago Dog Coach, Ami Moore, CMT, CMVT is a leading expert in dog psychology. Her much acclaimed book, 'The Alphatude Attitude' was part of the curriculum at the Vancouver Island College Of Natural Wellness.

After attending three dog training schools Ami Moore started dog training in Chicago. She was awarded the Chicagoland Tails award for best dog trainer and has been honored by various charities for her work with rehabilitating aggressive dogs. Ms. Moore also created the famous Guerrilla Group Obedience classes, and the 'Fido Fat Camp' concept so that loving pet owners could holistically increase their dog's health and wellness with exercise, natural food and psychological rehabilitation techniques. Ami Moore offered one of the first Chicago dog yoga or Doga classes in the city of Chicago.

She developed a three-tiered dog training and dog behavior management system based upon Alphatude, Amiability and Activity to balance the mind and body of the Chicago urban dog and dog owner which is explained in detail in her book. 'The Alphatude Attitude' is available on her website at http://www.chicagodogcoach.com.

Ami Moore has been featured in numerous industry publications, magazines and newspapers across the country. She writes as the Chicago Dog Training Expert for Examiner.com. She is available for interview and speaking engagements. She can be reached by email at chicagodogcoach@gmail.com. More information is available at the company’s website. The Alphatude Attitude is available at the AuthorHouse website listed below. She has been interviewed by a number of radio programs including The Authors Show and  BBC Radio. Reviews of the book are available at KnitsAndReads.com and at ForewordReviews.com.


Ami Moore, BS, COTA, CMT, CMVT, is a Credentialed Teacher and Adult Education Specialist, a Court Appointed Expert Witness for Dog Aggression, a Canine Behaviorist, a Nationally Certified Occupational Therapist, a WANT Institute Certified Personal Relationship Coach, a Native American Medicine Woman and Energetic Healer and is the author of 'Alphatude Attitude'.

Ms. Moore has studied the role of the dog in modern life on five continents and in many different cultures, which has given her a unique perspective on dog human relationships. She is a graduate of three highly rated dog training schools. She is skilled in three dog training methods: traditional training, clicker training and dog-friendly positive reinforcement electric collar training techniques. She has titled dogs in sports that require off-leash precision and reliability and has trained Service Dogs for adults and children with a wide variety of disabilities. Ms. Moore is a member of Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), The Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA). Ms. Moore also writes as The Chicago Dog Training Expert at Examiner.com.


The Chicago Dog Coach
Attn: A. Moore
910 W. Van Buren #242
Chicago IL, 60606