Quotes from Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems

Cesar Millan ·  298 pages

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“There is no such thing as a problem breed. However, there is no shortage of 'problem owners'....”
― Cesar Millan, quote from Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems


“You cannot "love" a dog out of her bad behavior, just as you can't "love" a criminal into stopping his crimes.”
― Cesar Millan, quote from Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems


“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.”
― Cesar Millan, quote from Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems


“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.”
― Cesar Millan, quote from Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems


“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.”
― Cesar Millan, quote from Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems



“It’s been published elsewhere, and I am not ashamed to say it: I came to the United States illegally. I now have my residence card, have paid a large fine for crossing illegally, and am applying for full citizenship status. There’s no country I’d rather live in than the United States. I truly believe it is the greatest country in the world. I feel blessed to be living and raising my kids here. However, for the poor and working class of Mexico, there is no other way to come to America except illegally. It’s impossible. The Mexican government is about who you know and how much money you have. You have to pay enormous amounts to officials in order to get a legal visa. My family had no way to get their hands on that kind of money. So, with just one hundred dollars in my pocket, I set out for Tijuana to figure out how to get across the border.”
― Cesar Millan, quote from Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems


“But unlike human children, dogs don’t dream about or obsess over past experiences the way we do. They live in the moment. Kane wasn’t spending his days worrying about shiny floors, and he naturally reacted to protect himself when the original accident happened. But since his owner intensified the traumatic experience with her overly excited, emotional energy, then nurtured that fear by giving him affection every time he got near a shiny floor, Kane now saw shiny floors as a very big deal indeed. Whenever an animal isn’t allowed to move through its fear, that fear can become a phobia. What Kane needed was a calm-assertive pack leader to recondition him and show him that”
― Cesar Millan, quote from Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems


“In choosing a dog to share your life, you have an incredible opportunity to form a powerful bond with a member of another species.”
― Cesar Millan, quote from Cesar's Way: The Natural, Everyday Guide to Understanding and Correcting Common Dog Problems


About the author

Cesar Millan
Born place: in Culiacán, Mexico
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