About me

About me

My name is Daniela Götz-Siebert. I am a certified dog trainer and communication specialist and I live with my husband and our animal rescue dog Fräulein Smilla in Unterhaching near Munich. Grown-up stepchildren and two little grandgirls enrich my live.

As a child, I ran after every dog and grew up with an Entlebucher mountain dog. When I finally had enough time and space for a dog in my adult life, it was clear that it should be a shelter dog for me.

After all, we “simply” wanted a dog that would live happily with us. It did not need to hunt nor herd or guard anything – – – or is it rather that it mustn’t hunt, herd or guard?!

To live happily together with another species can become a challenge. Even more so when the furry friend comes a long way from a shelter and suddenly has to get used to a new environment. That’s how six-month-old Fräulein Smilla from Bosnia must have felt when she came to us in 2017. She was confronted with strangers, new surroundings and creepy objects such as a roaring vacuum cleaner.

However, guided by a great dog trainer, with lots of patience and an open heart, we got to know Fräulein Smilla and learned to understand what she was showing us, her limits and possibilities. We were rewarded 1000 times and more with her friendly nature!

Gaining trust and building genuine commitment

But the path did not lead through teaching commands and orders but through gaining trust and building genuine bonds. Secure bonding is the basis for relaxed togetherness.

My path to becoming a dog trainer began with Fräulein Smilla. Seeing and feeling what can be possible – even if you start from a difficult place – turned my dog’s infatuation from childhood days into true love and profound enthusiasm for this diverse species.

About me

My name is Daniela Götz-Siebert. I am a certified dog trainer and communication specialist and I live with my husband and our animal rescue dog Fräulein Smilla in Unterhaching near Munich. Grown-up stepchildren and two little grandgirls enrich my live.

As a child, I ran after every dog and grew up with an Entlebucher mountain dog. When I finally had enough time and space for a dog in my adult life, it was clear that it should be a shelter dog for me.

After all, we “simply” wanted a dog that would live happily with us. It did not need to hunt nor herd or guard anything – – – or is it rather that it mustn’t hunt, herd or guard?!

To live happily together with another species can become a challenge. Even more so when the furry friend comes a long way from a shelter and suddenly has to get used to a new environment. That’s how six-month-old Fräulein Smilla from Bosnia must have felt when she came to us in 2017. She was confronted with strangers, new surroundings and creepy objects such as a roaring vacuum cleaner.

However, guided by a great dog trainer, with lots of patience and an open heart, we got to know Fräulein Smilla and learned to understand what she was showing us, her limits and possibilities. We were rewarded 1000 times and more with her friendly nature!

Gaining trust and building genuine commitment

But the path did not lead through teaching commands and orders but through gaining trust and building genuine bonds. Secure bonding is the basis for relaxed togetherness.

My path to becoming a dog trainer began with Fräulein Smilla. Seeing and feeling what can be possible – even if you start from a difficult place – turned my dog’s infatuation from childhood days into true love and profound enthusiasm for this diverse species.

Qualification:

April 2022 Certification Dog Trainer according to §11 Animal Protection Act (LRA Munich).

There is always new knowledge and much to learn, so I constantly educate myself with highly qualified trainers and animal psychologists.

Topic Organizer / Lecturer Date
Barking Behaviour of Dogs Clarissa von Reinhardt August 2022
Graduate as Certified Dog Trainer
(according to §11 TSchG)
Stephanie Lang von Langen April 2021 – April 2022
Science Talk – New Studies:
Social Behaviour of Neutered Dogs
Carina Kolkmeyer January 2022
Science Talk – New Studies:
Transfer of emotions between dogs and humans
The Japanese wolf as a potential ancestor of our domestic dogs
Hana Tebelmann November 2021
Click & Trick Workshop Sandra Folgner November 2021
ZOS – Target Objekt Search Workshop Miriam Probst October 2021
Impulse Control Workshop Stephanie Lang von Langen September 2021
Communication & Leadership – Webinar Nadja Kalinowski September 2021
1000 Questions about Dogs – Webinar Stephanie Lang von Langen March 2021
Easy on the Leash Workshop Stephanie Lang von Langen January 2020
Communication & Body Language of Dogs (Gut Aiderbichl) Stephanie Lang von Langen March 2020
Dance on the Leash Sami El-Ayachi October 2020
Effects of anti-authoritarian Education of dogs Dr. Udo Gansloßer October 2018
The Dog’s Diet Dr. Udo Gansloßer November 2017
Trick Dog Cora Czermak September 2017
Barking Behaviour of Dogs
Clarissa von ReinhardtAugust 2022
Graduate as Certified Dog Trainer
(according to §11 TSchG)
Stephanie Lang von LangenApril 2021 – April 2022
Science Talk – New Studies:
Social Behaviour of Neutered Dogs
Carina Kolkmeyer
January 2022
Science Talk – New Studies:
Transfer of emotions between
dogs and humans
The Japanese wolf as a potential
ancestor of our domestic dogs
Hana Tebelmann
November 2021
Click & Trick Workshop
Sandra Folgner
November 2021
ZOS – Target Objekt Search Workshop
Miriam Probst
October 2021
Impulse Control Workshop
Stephanie Lang von Langen
September 2021
Communication & Leadership – Webinar
Nadja Kalinowski
September 2021
1000 Questions about Dogs – Webinar
Stephanie Lang von Langen
March 2021
Easy on the Leash Workshop
Stephanie Lang von Langen
January 2020
Communication & Body Language
of Dogs (Gut Aiderbichl)
Stephanie Lang von LangenMarch 2020
Dance on the Leash
Sami El-Ayachi
October 2020
Effects of anti-authoritarian
Education of dogs
Dr. Udo Gansloßer
October 2018
The Dog’s Diet
Dr. Udo Gansloßer
November 2017
Trick Dog
Cora Czermak
September 2017

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I look forward to you and your four-legged friend

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