Blog Archives

The top 10 blogs you’ve liked in 2014

Another year has just gone by! I don’t know about you, but it feels like no matter how much I get accomplished, that to-do list just keeps on going. But before we take on a new year, let’s take a

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Misc, science, Technology, Training tools

I’m a woman and I love dogs – am I neurotic?

One out of five women score high in neuroticism. Anxiety, fear, worry, envy, frustration, jealousy, moodiness, anger and depression characterize people who score high in this personality dimension. They are more easily stressed out, have a higher tendency to being

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Dog/human relationship, emotions, Misc, Psychology

2014 – The first Pet Technology Conference

Just 10 years ago, who would of thought we could hold an entire conference on technology in the pet industry? We have crossed the Rubicon earlier this month in Silicon Valley, home of many of the largest technology corporations. Innovations

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Dog training, Dog/human relationship, Misc, Positive Animal Training, science, Separation anxiety, Technology, Training tools

The rise of Petnologies

The 21st century has certainly marked a turn in the development and use of technology. Most of us carry in our pockets a miniaturized computer allowing us everything from calling others, to checking our email, our stocks and the weather

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Misc, Positive Animal Training, science, Technology, Training tools

The Insider’s Secrets to Teaching Words to Dogs

For as long as humans have lived with animals, we’ve fantasized about being able to hold conversations with them. Throughout much of the traditional literature we can find people and animals talking together, from Eve and the serpent in the

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Dog behavior, Dog training, Dog/human relationship, Learning theory, Misc

Acts of punishment are stronger than rewards

We sometimes assume that choosing punishment or rewards in training is merely a matter of personal preferences. We use the tools that we deem the most effective, and that we have grown proficient with. If we can teach a dog

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Dog behavior, Dog training, Dog/human relationship, emotions, Fear, Misc, Positive Animal Training, Psychology

Shelter dogs: studies highlight why some are adopted, others aren’t

The leading cause of death of our companion dogs is euthanasia in shelters. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), about 60% of dogs entering shelters are euthanized (ASPCA 2011). Some of these dogs

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Dog behavior, Dog training, Misc, Shelter

Loose Leash Walking Fundamentals

How wonderful is it to take a nice stroll in the park with our dog? We’re enjoying the cool breeze in our hair, the sound of birds in the trees and just sharing a nice stress releasing moment with our

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Dog training, Misc, Positive Animal Training, Training tools

Wolf Park: For the Love of Wolves

Wolves have always triggered strong emotional reactions in people. Some fear them, others love them, but rare are those indifferent to this intelligent, powerful and mysterious animal. Wolves have fascinated mankind for millennia, which is one reason why so many

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Dog/human relationship, Misc, Wolves

Medical Detection Dogs: new applications for life saving canines

What would you do if your dog was constantly sniffing or even trying to bite a mole off of your leg? Today, you might take it seriously and run to the doctor’s office, but 20 years ago, who could have

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Dog training, scent, science
Follow via Email

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
I am interested in:
Disclaimer
%d bloggers like this: