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Rabbit Enrichment with Behavior Training

Feb 11 2015

Guest Blogger: Laureen DzadovskyOriginally published in a Chicago House Rabbit Society newsletter Rabbits are quite fascinating. As we learn more about them, we find ways to enrich their lives as well as enriching our own. Bunnies respond very well to …

Posted in adopt a rabbit month, behavior, bun, bunny, clicker training, rabbit, training

Grouchy Canines: Dogs Who Growl or Snap

Mar 11 2013

By: Lilian Akin, CPDT If your dog recently growled or snapped, you may be wondering why. After all, you may have done your research and made sure you adopted the best dog for your family. Does this sudden behavior change …

Posted in behavior, dog, dogs, training, website info

Grouchy Canines: Dogs Who Growl or Snap

Mar 11 2013

By: Lilian Akin, CPDT If your dog recently growled or snapped, you may be wondering why. After all, you may have done your research and made sure you adopted the best dog for your family. Does this sudden behavior change …

Posted in behavior, dog, dogs, training, website info

Crate Training

Mar 11 2013

Imagine going to stay with a new family. You’re in a strange place, and nobody speaks your language.  Think about what would go through your mind: Where’s the bathroom? Where do I sleep? Will I have my own room? Every …

Posted in behavior, crate, crate training, dog, training, website info

Dominance vs. Leadership in Dog Training

Mar 11 2013

Given the popularity of the Dog Whisperer, many dog lovers have many questions about the concept of “dominance.”  Most of us who have championed positive methods of dog training are up in arms about Cesar Milan’s fame and continued use …

Posted in behavior, dog, dogs, training, website info

Your New Kitten: Starting Off on the Right Paw

Apr 20 2012

Guest Blogger: Linda Snyder Who can resist adding a mischievous feline imp to the family? Nothing is more comical than the antics of playful kittens discovering the world around them! But kittenhood is also the best time to train your …

Posted in behavior, By Linda Snyder, kitten, training