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Give Me a Break!

These are my notes from the 2012 Art and Science of Animal Training Conference. Click here for more notes from this conference. Training can be a lot of fun. However, it can also be physically and mentally challenging for both the animal and the human. Although breaks are needed, they can really disrupt a training […]

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Conversations and Two Happy Ponies

I’m in Houston this weekend to audit a clinic with horse clicker trainer Alexandra Kurland. It’s been awhile since I’ve been to one of Alexandra’s clinics, so I’m excited. I’m sure it will be an action packed weekend with lots of good clicker training conversations and demonstrations. I’ll be sure to post my thoughts and […]

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What is the Art and Science of Animal Training Conference?

As some of you know, I’m involved with ORCA (the Organization for Reinforcement Contingencies with Animals) a graduate student group at the University of North Texas that conducts research related to animal training and behavior. In their most recent newsletter, ORCA published an interview with ORCA advisor Dr. Jesus Rosales-Ruiz discussing the origins and purpose […]

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