I have been reading (and listening) to a book called Decoding Your Dog. I say listening, because I have a hard copy of the book, but I’ve mainly been listening to the audiobook I downloaded through my Audible.com subscription. The book, which is both interesting and informative, was written to provide dog owners with up-to-date […]
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There are SO many animal training books and DVDs, that it can be a bit overwhelming! In this section, you’ll find all of the book and DVD reviews that I’ve posted on my site. If you’re new to positive animal training and the science of animal training, I recommend starting with Karen Pryor’s book, Don’t Shoot the Dog.
Science Sunday posts are short posts about the science of animal behavior and training. They often feature a quote or a passage of text. Spend a moment today thinking about the ideas in the post. As always, you can share your thoughts or questions in the comments section. Recently, I’ve been reading the book Decoding […]
This post is part of the Stale Cheerios 2014 holiday gift guide and giveaways series. I have been reading a really great little book recently! It is called Beyond Squeaky Toys: Innovative ideas for eliminating problem behaviors and enriching the lives of dogs and cats (Amazon link). The book is all about enrichment and how […]
This post is part of the Stale Cheerios 2014 holiday gift guide and giveaways series. This week is giveaway week at Stale Cheerios! I have a handful of great giveaways to thank you, my wonderful readers, for reading my blog, commenting on posts, and helping me share information about positive animal training. We’re kicking off […]
This post is part of my notes from a horse clicker training clinic with Alexandra Kurland that I attended in November 2014 in Arkansas. For more notes from this clinic, please visit my clinic notes page. At the clinic, Alexandra Kurland shared some fascinating stories and insights from a book called The Talent Code by […]
I recently finished reading Dr. John W. Pilley’s new book, Chaser: Unlocking the genius of the dog who knows a thousand words (view on Amazon). You might have heard of Chaser; over the past couple of years she has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, ABC’s World News, and PBS’s Nova ScienceNow, as well as in […]