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Books. DVDs. Conferences and clinics. Dog treats and toys. And more! In this section, you’ll find notes from conferences I have attended, as well as my opinions and reviews of all sorts of different animal training products. If you have a book, DVD, toy, or other type of product that you’d like to see reviewed on my site, let me know!

Offered behaviors and unwritten rules

On the Thursday before ClickerExpo, Dr. Jesús Rosales-Ruiz and I gave a one-day PORTL workshop to an excellent group of about 40 Karen Pryor Academy trainers.  Here’s one interesting idea that came up during our discussions. As we interact with our animal or human learners, the patterns of behavior we reinforce can sometimes unknowingly create […]

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A picture of where we will be staying during the Italy summer camp with Alexandra Kurland, Dr. Jesús Rosales-Ruiz and Mary Hunter

A summer camp in Italy

Thank you to everyone who entered the holiday book giveaways that I featured on my blog earlier this month. The winners have been picked, and the books have been shipped. I’d love to hear what books you are reading currently or what books you plan to read at the beginning of 2019. I’m always looking […]

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A quote about enrichment from Dr. Mary KlincK from the book "Decoding Your Dog"

Decoding Your Dog (Book review)

This holiday season, I’ve decided to share twelve books with you. At the bottom of this post, you can enter for a chance to win a copy of this book. You can also visit this page to find the entire list of books and giveaways. Today’s book is Decoding Your Dog. I originally read this […]

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