Monthly Archives: January 2014

Social referencing: we influence how our dog sees the world

3 dogs looking at person

When we’re unsure about a novel situation, our first response is to look around and check how others are reacting. This behavior is easy to spot when watching hidden camera TV shows where a person faced with an ambiguous situation

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Posted in Dog behavior, Dog/human relationship, emotions, Fear, Psychology, science

Smaller dogs, bigger problems?

Cute Chihuahua

From Rin tin tin to Lassie, Benjie and Beethoven, medium to large dogs have dominated the Hollywood scenes, the TV shows as well as our homes. Often statements of prosperity, leadership and strength, dogs convey a certain image we have

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Posted in Dog behavior, Dog training, Dog/human relationship, Fear

2013 – A year to remember! Top 10 blogs.

2013 candles

What a year! Year 2013 has been a journey for all of us at Smart Animal Training Systems, on many levels. It was a year of many beginnings, of exhilarating moments as well as growing pains. In March we launched

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Posted in Bob Bailey, Dog behavior, Dog training, Dog/human relationship, Positive Animal Training, science, Technology
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