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AN OPEN LETTER TO VETERINARIANS ON REFERRALS TO TRAINING AND BEHAVIOR PROFESSIONALS

January 22, 2017

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AN OPEN LETTER TO VETERINARIANS ON REFERRALS TO TRAINING AND BEHAVIOR PROFESSIONALS

DOG TRAINING TRIAL-BY-ERROR VS ERRORLESS LEARNING

July 5, 2016

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Defining Canine Aggression

June 16, 2016

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Defining Canine Aggression “The aggressor always had a purpose behind his attack; he wanted something to be done, some object to be surrendered by the defender.” ~Mahatma Gandhi Scott and Fuller described aggressive behavior as agonistic behavior that included “…patterns of barking, growling, biting, running away, or rolling on the back and yelping.” All these […]

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Dog Walkers the Newest Threat for Dogs and Owners!

May 29, 2016

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Dog Walkers the Newest Threat for Dogs and Owners!  Here I go again! It seems I’m always the bearer of bad news, stuff dog owners don’t want to hear. The problem is someone has to say these things or nobody will learn from all the mistakes we make! We learn from mistakes. This is a […]

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More than 1M households re-home cats, dogs annually

March 24, 2016

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More than 1M households re-home cats, dogs annually ​By Katie Burns Posted Jan. 13, 2016 More than 1 million U.S. households re-home their cats or dogs annually, according to a study from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. “Goodbye to a Good Friend: An Exploration of the Re-Homing of Cats and […]

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Do you believe in dog?: 51 Shades of Grey: Misuse, Misunderstanding and Misinformation of the Concepts of “Dominance” and “Punishment”

November 8, 2015

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“Any student in experimental psychology has done at least one cognitive computer task where the computer gives feedback for accurate (sound A) or inaccurate (sound B) responses. This is typically done so the subject can update its knowledge of the task and change its response pattern to increase performance. Is it not fascinating that the […]

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