Monthly Archives: March 2013

Dogs in prison affect profound changes in their trainer

Jennifer Cattet, Angers conference March 2013

Trusting that incarcerated men and women in medium to high security prisons could care for and train dogs at the highest level certainly may not seem, at first, like a wise thing to do. In the past 10 years, however,

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Paris: a city of dog lovers

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Besides in bark parks, our dogs in the US must be leashed at all times and kept out of most public places. When I moved back to the US about 10 years ago, after spending most of my life in

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You can’t lie to your dog!

Liz Kaye Photography

Of all mammals, dogs have evolved into super human readers! Scientific studies reveal that they even exceed our closest relatives, the Chimpanzees, when it comes to understanding our communication signals. In other words, during the domestication process, dogs have developed

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Man’s Best Friend

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We have shared our lives with man’s best friend for as long as 100,000 years now and quite naturally have developed a sense of familiarity, of closeness and understanding of one another. Many have speculated that because our social lifestyles

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Posted in Dog behavior, Educational, Positive Animal Training, Resource

What’s this blog about?

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Smart Animal Training Systems was started by Wes Anderson, engineer and dog expert, to support the world of positive animal training through the use of smart technologies. Because I’m a scientist and behaviorist, Wes asked me to write for this

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My journey towards becoming a dog trainer & behaviorist…

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Apache was a gorgeous Belgian Shepherd Groenendael. He was my very first dog that I had bought when I was 18 from a backyard breeder. At 8 weeks old, Apache had many behavior issues such as resource guarding. I was

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