This thread may help you in your query. http://boxerworld.com/forums/showthr...nnell+Listener
I use the bonding technique with every training client I have. I see results in 3 to 4 weeks with every single client. Yes, it sounds too easy to be effective, but it truly DOES work and you will be amazed at the change in your dog if applied consistently and as instructed in the book.
Additionally, all of my clients are truly amazed after 3 to 4 weeks of working how quickly the dog starts to learn all of the other commands and work we do. In fact, a client today had their second session with me. After 2 weeks of merely working on the bonding and watch me commands, the 12 year old boy who is training the dog for the family, reported today that it definitely is "working" and that the dog has stopped jumping on him totally, stopped nipping, comes when called (unless too distracted -- still a puppy) and has even learned to sit and stay during those two weeks. The dog was 75% more calm and never nipped me either this time. He jumped on me a couple of times and then stopped. So, I see this kind of progress nearly every week with each client.
To answer your question: Yes, it works! Give it a try and you will see for yourself.