Videos & Books




Ahimsa Manual
The Official Ahimsa Dog Training Manual: A Practical, Force-Free Guide to Problem Solving & Manners. Book (updated 2014). Over 150 pages of text and photos. Practical exercises that start from a basic level and work up through advanced work on the most important behaviors for dogs to know. This quick manual is helpful for dog trainers to use with clients or new ideas for exercises and for breeders to share with new puppy parents. (more)

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BAT 2.0 Series
BAT 2.0 Series. DVD & Streaming (2014). Get all 6 Videos: “Talk with Me,” “Walk with Me,” “Problem Prevention,” “Survival Skills,” “BAT 2.0 Set-Ups,” and “BAT for Geeks.”

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Talk with me DVD
Talk With Me! Simple Steps for 2-way Understanding Between Dogs and People. DVD & Streaming (2014). Many people talk TO their dogs, but not with them. Did you know that you can ask your dog questions and get answers back? It’s not telepathy; it just takes an understanding of body language, animal learning, consistency, and creativity. Actively focusing on communication between humans and dogs allows us to live more peacefully with our canine family members.

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Walk With Me DVD
Walk With Me! Safety, Fun, and Freedom with Leash Training for You and Your Dog. DVD & Streaming (2014). Two of the major problems people have with their dogs are 1) pulling on leash and 2) reactivity on leash. These two problems are related and can be helped with the techniques in this video. Both ends of the leash get training in this practical video for trainers and pet owners. BAT leash skills, heel, and loose leash walking.

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Problem Prevention
Problem Prevention in Puppies and Dogs An Empowered Approach to Life With Dogs. DVD & Streaming (2014). Empowerment is not only an efficient way to train our dogs, it is a big step in the direction of a high standard of humane care for the dogs who share our lives. Grisha uses practical demonstrations to teach various skills, clarifies where problems come from, and explains how to mesh the needs of your dog with the needs of your family and the rest of human society. This is a must-view video for breeders, puppy parents, dog owners, and professional dog trainers.

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Survival Skills
Survival Skills: Coping With Dog Reactivity in Real Life. DVD & Streaming (2014). This video has practical solutions to help dogs hold it together on everyday walks. The dog can’t do all of the work – sometimes that is your job, as the one with the larger brain and the thumbs. One major difference between savvy dog trainers and regular pet lovers is that good professional trainers know how to take charge and set dogs up for success. But even pro trainers sometimes manage too much. It’s a fine line.

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BAT Set Ups
BAT 2.0 Set-Ups How to Orchestrate Basic Set-Ups and Variations With Dogs. DVD & Streaming (2014). BAT is effective for many kinds of reactivity, from fear to frustration to ‘proper’ aggression. This video has several live demonstrations and explanations of BAT 2.0. Whether you are familiar with BAT or not, this video will help you understand how to put this effective tool to work.

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BAT for Geeks: A Technical Perspective on Behavior Adjustment Training 2.0. DVD & Streaming (2014). Why does BAT work? What’s the science behind it? What’s ‘under the hood?’ What about ethics and the quadrants? Grisha is fascinated by animal behavior and with the inquisitive mind of a mathematician, questions like these are often on Grisha’s mind.

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BAT Leash Skills Webinar.Streaming Video (2014). 74 minutes. This recorded webinar from June, 2014 explores a collection of tips for leash work to help you work more stress-free with any dog.  (more)
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A Critical Look at 7 Different Methods for Fear-Based Aggression. Streaming Video (2014)52-minutes. This talk compares 7 different common methods for rehabilitating fear-based aggression from a humane training perspective, including force-free techniques and punishment methods from popular books and videos.  (more)


BAT 101: Rehabilitation and Prevention for Dog Aggression, Frustration, and Fear – Streaming Video. Streaming Video (2014). This is a 2-hour recording of a webinar from April 2014. It includes information on BAT 2.0 as well as lifestyle changes to improve the quality of life with your dog (more)

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BAT book
Behavior Adjustment Training: BAT for Aggression, Frustration and Fear in Dogs. Book (2011, will be updated in summer 2015). About 200 pages of text, illustrations, and photos. The book goes more deeply into theoretical discussions than the videos, and also gives loads of practical advice. This is for the older version of BAT but is still useful. (more)

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