Here is my story…
I am from RamganjMandi, a small town, which is in Rajasthan.
My father loves the idea of keeping dogs, but we never kept the dogs inside our house, they were always on the terrace or in a fenced area just beside our home.
So, we had around 5-10 dogs, and it was my and my younger brother’s responsibility to take care of them.
We both divided our responsibility equally.
I was in charge of protection and he was in charge of food, and we both had to work together in cleaning.
By protection I meant, if the dogs ran away, which happened many times, I had to bring them back.
I remember, I used to run a lot to bring them back home, and by doing this, again and again, I kept on improving my approach. I learned how to herd the dogs back using my body language and energy during my childhood..
But I also observed that the dogs are more enthusiastic towards my brother, but it didn’t require a genius to figure out that dogs were behaving with him like that because he was handling a big ritual in their life and that was feeding ritual.
So, when my brother was tired and showed little unwillingness to take food to the dogs, I took the chance and started doing his chores.
Soon I saw a major shift in the dogs’ behavior, they started following me, because I was becoming a big part of their life.
I realized then, that you have to spend quality time with your dogs if you want to have a deep relationship with them.
I was also learning from my neighbor, a gracious, kind-hearted, assertive lady.
I used to call him Jai Jai Wali Maa because she was always praying.
She had a pack of stray dogs, she used to take care of them and they used to listen to her, because of her assertive nature, that time it didn’t make any sense though, I figured it out later.
So, after completing school, I came to Pune in 2002 for my further studies and got completely detached from dogs and mother nature.
I finished my computer engineering in 2008.
Generally, people take 4 years to complete, I took 6 years because when I reached there, it completely shattered my dreams, because the college was teaching a curriculum that was like 20 years old.
So anyway, I got over this shattered dream thing and finished my engineering somehow.
Then I joined an IT company and within a few months started leading multiple teams there and then under a year I left that job and started my own IT company.
I was earning money like a machine, my family was happy, everyone was happy, except me.
Life was going on, one day at a time, getting dull by every passing day, depression, anxiety, and lack of purpose took over my life, and I started to toxicate myself almost daily, ruining my mental and physical health.
In 2016 I got a dog, and then the real changes started to happen.
His name was webby, and because I wanted to understand him, I started studying dog psychology and came across the work of great Mr. Cesar Millan, the dog whisperer.
I lost webby, a part of me. His demise shattered me, I was at a very low point in my life, writing this is bringing tears in my eyes, and it is painful.
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I have so many people to thank, my family, whom I love very much and who always help me, support me, and drive me, but Cesar Millan’s teachings were life-changing for me, I was in a dark hole, he and dogs brought me back, and I can’t thank them enough.
But most of all, I want to thank all the fans and others who have been following me for the past four or five years as I’ve discussed dog psychology. Obviously, It is a cliche to say I wouldn’t be here without you – but the fact is, I wouldn’t.
In 2019, I left city life, shifted to the outskirts of a village.
I live in a tent, on a hill, with 10 dogs, observing their behavior and helping people raise calm confident obedient dogs by developing a deep connection.
I am revolutionizing the ways people raise dogs.
I have my own dog psychology center, my online academy, I am building a holistic healing habitat and enjoying every day of my life.