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Let Them Sniff and Early Socialization

Two recent posts considered how to make the world better for dogs and how to make the world better for cats. An incredible set of experts gave their answers to the questions, with wonderful ideas for a better world for our animals. I am making...
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Happy Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada. I am thankful for so many wonderful and kind blog readers, and so many great stories to write about. Wherever you are, I hope you’re having a lovely weekend. Happy Thanksgiving!
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Shelter Cats Like a Box to Hide In

Cats like somewhere to hide – and research shows a cardboard box can be the simple solution. How do we know what types of enrichment are most important to cats? A new study by Dr. Jacklyn Ellis (University of Prince Edward Island) et al tests...
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Two New Posts: Dog Walking and Favourites

Two posts look at dog walking behaviour and my personal favourite blog posts. This week I have two new posts for you. At my Psychology Today blog Fellow Creatures, I look at some new research on the links between dog ownership, dog walking, physical health,...
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Lock-In for Love

You can help the animals at the BC SPCA Maple Ridge by donating to Lock-In for Love. The animals are getting worried. On Sunday, October 22nd, staff, volunteers and local celebrities will be locked into kennels with a furry friend. They have to raise bail...
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Companion Animal Psychology News October 2017

Make sure you  haven’t missed a thing with the latest newsletter from Companion Animal Psychology. Some of my favourites from around the web this month Kate Mornement PhD has written a great series about enrichment, starting with Wild at Heart: Why enrichment is essential for...
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What Is Positive Punishment in Dog Training?

Everything you need to know about the use of positive punishment in dog training. Photo: JJ Photographer/Shutterstock If you are a new dog owner, or even if you’ve been around dogs for a while, this article is for you. It covers the technical definition of...
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Dog Training Tips – Pooping in the Car

[ad_1] GoodLuck How to Stop Dogs from Pooping in the Car Travelling with dogs should be an enjoyable experience, but it’s messy and stressful when the dog is prone to carsickness or has a habit of using the backseat as a bathroom. The messes need...
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