When we relate to our dogs in a human way, emphasizing the intellect and emotions over the instinctual, they can lose touch with their own instincts and nature. Meanwhile, we don't recognize our dog's instinctual behavior and what it's telling us. Our dogs thus develop behavior issues. Related: Exercise: Challenge your dog physically That's why exercise, discipline and affection must be given to our dogs, in that order. We first exercise the instinctual, then we discipline the intellect and express affection to the emotions. In this way, we fulfill the dog's needs and promote balanced behavior. That's why Cesar calls this the Fulfillment Formula:
Martin has students from many different cultures and races. Each of these families has its own unique lifestyle choices that impact their attitude toward education and their definition of appropriate behavioral choices. Martin knows some students' families allow them to speak openly to adults at home, which is often thought of as disrespectful in classrooms. Some families and cultures have beliefs about eye contact or a child's role in the community that is different from classroom norms. This can be confusing and challenging to students and teachers.