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Quotes by Cesar Millan

A Collection of Quotes by Cesar Millan

“Dogs do know how comfortable you are with yourself, how happy you are, how fearful you are, and what is missing inside of you.”

“I’m open for possibilities. I’m open for choices. I always welcome new ideas. I’m always eager to learn. I’m never going to close my mind from learning.”

“I believe a calm dog is a happy, obedient dog that won’t get into trouble.”

“Calm assertive energy is the energy you project to show your dog you are the Pack Leader. Assertive does not mean angry or aggressive. Calm-assertive means always compassionate, but quietly in control.”

“Dogs don’t rationalize. They don’t hold anything against a person. They don’t see the outside of a human but the inside of a human.”

“It’s an up and down thing, the human goals, because the human is always an explorer, an adventurist.”

“America focuses on being very intelligent because that’s how you make more money.”

“To me dogs are not the students, not the ones that need training. To me a dog is a teacher of life, who teaches us the principles of the most important moral values; honesty, integrity, loyalty, trust, respect and love.”

“People say I train dogs, but in many ways I train people.”

“I have never met a dog I couldn’t help; however, I have met humans who weren’t willing to change.”

“When I go and work with people, I never say, ‘Your dog is changed for the rest of its life.’ It’s like a diet. You’ve got to maintain a discipline and ritual in your life to keep a certain figure.”

“With small dogs people don’t reinforce the same behavior that they do on a larger dog. If you are a driver no matter what size car you have it doesn’t matter. Same thing goes for any gender. All the rules are the same.”

“Humans will always tell you the story. Dogs can only tell you the truth. Trust your instincts and listen your dog.”

“Aggression is not a breed thing. It’s a state of mind, and it comes from how the human is with the dog. There are four levels of energy, regardless of the breed: low, medium, high, very high. The idea is to get a dog in your same level or lower than you.”

“Discipline isn’t about showing a dog who’s boss; it’s about taking
responsibility for a living creature you have brought into your world.”

“Always walk out the door ahead of your dog when leaving the house. This will show your dog who is in the leadership role.”

“All dogs can become aggressive, but the difference between an aggressive Chihuahua and an aggressive pit bull is that the pit bull can do more damage.”

“Any time you’re working in the world of taming animals, you’re going to get hurt. But it’s a rush that we get.”

“Humans are the only animals who will follow unstable pack leaders.”

“I wish my kid would act like my dog sometimes. My dog listens to me and does what I tell him to do.”

“Just being with dogs, I learned their ways and began to appreciate things from their point of view.”

“I believe in integrity. Dogs have it. Humans are sometimes lacking it.”

“I’m naturally a loud person. It can be a bit overpowering.”

“Birth, life, death is a cycle. And they’re all beautiful, you celebrate all of them. Animals do grieve, but they move on. That’s the lesson behind animals.”

“You don’t always get the dog you want, but you get the dog that you need.”

“Explaining “why” to a dog is pretty useless. You have to engage their instincts in order to change their behavior.”

“Wolves are disciplined not only when they hunt but also when they travel, when they play, and when they eat. Nature doesn’t view discipline as a negative thing. Discipline is DNA. Discipline is survival.”

“You cannot “love” a dog out of her bad behavior, just as you can’t “love” a criminal into stopping his crimes.”

“Children are becoming disobedient why, because of the lack of rules boundaries and limitations.”

“I’ll believe it if I see it” for dogs translates to “I’ll believe it if I smell it.” So don’t bother yelling at them; it’s the energy and scent they pay attention to, not your words.”

“Little dogs bite more than big dogs but they get away with it.”

“Dogs help you to appreciate the world around you. They smell the ground so intensely. They look at the trees as though they are seeing them for the first time. It helps us to remember the wonders that we take for granted.”

“Whether one believes in an unseen, all-knowing force, or the wonder of science and the universe, or simply the beauty of the human spirit, nearly every one of feels an inner longing to feel part of something bigger than ourselves.”

“Dogs experience the world as it is, without judgement. When we learn to do the same, we make the world a better place.”

“The pack is very important for a dog. Once you give him the right pack and the right energy, you look at him.”

“If you give only 80 percent leadership, your dog will give you 80 percent following. And the other 20 percent of the time he will run the show. If you give your dog any opportunity for him to lead you, he will take it.”

“I’m open for possibilities. I’m open for choices. I always welcome new ideas. I’m always eager to learn. I’m never going to close my mind from learning.”

“If we could all be more like our dogs when it comes to living in the moment, being honest and authentic, and learning how to not hold grudges, the entire planet would be a much better place.”

“It becomes very obvious, by reading a dog, how stable or unstable his human companion is. Our dogs are our mirrors.”

“When a dog is balanced, you are going to enjoy a true friend.”

“Puppies and kids naturally go together, but it’s up to the adults to teach them how to do it the right way.”

“I am not brutal or cruel to animals. My mission has always been to save dogs – especially troubled and abandoned dogs. I’ve dedicated my life to this.”

“Love is leading. People think it has to be two different roles but it is the same.”

“But just because a person goes to Harvard doesn’t mean he’s balanced when he graduates, and just because a dog knows how to obey doesn’t mean he’s balanced, either.”

“There is no such thing as a problem breed. However, there is no shortage of ‘problem owners’.”

“I love my dogs and I give them affection all the time but it has to be at the right time or they get confused.”

“I believe it’s our loss of connection with our instinctual side that prevents us from being effective pack leaders for our dogs. Perhaps it’s also why we also seem to be failing at being positive guardians of our planet.”

“Many dogs grow up without rules or boundaries. They need exercise, discipline and affection in that order.”

“The dog can only become what’s in your bubble. The dog is imitating the energy that is in your bubble. You are the source, the feast of energy. If you feel anxious, the dog becomes anxious with you. If you become nervous, the dog wakes up nervous with you.”

“Change takes effort. And the reality is, most people don’t want to put in effort to better their life.”

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