What’s in It for the Horse?

What’s in It for the Horse?

By Max Easey The first thing to be aware of when considering how horses learn is that all animals – without ...
Reading Humans

Reading Humans

By Angelica Steinker Canine communication is at the heart of dog bite prevention and behavior consulting. Learning ...

From Shelter Dog to Service Dog

By L. A. Bykowsky and Chere McCoy Six months ago Stella was at the HSVB waiting for that special someone to take ...

September 10, 2018: New Study Discusses Genetic Breed Heritage Testing of Shelter Dogs

Authors conclude that: "...when we consider the complexity of shelter dog breed heritage and the failure to ...
A Cautionary Tale

A Cautionary Tale

By Kayla Sprague When I got home I pulled out a pretty pink collar from my drawer with Cupcake’s old ID tag and ...

Why Your Dog Doesn’t Know Sit

By Yvette Van Veen When I was a young girl, my grandmother would send gifts of books from Czechoslovakia.  The ...

September 6, 2018: French Survey Highlights “a High Ratio of E-Collar Use in a Country without Regulations”

Questionnaire distributed to 1,251 dog owners reports that 26 percent of the owners use e-collars, 11.9 percent ...

September 4, 2018: RSPCA Australia Calls for Nationwide Ban on Shock and Anti-Bark Collars

According to a report in The Weekly Times, Dr. Bronwyn Orr of RSPCA Australia has said the animal welfare ...
Positive Associations

Positive Associations

By Debbie Bauer When teaching blind and deaf puppies, it is always a fine line between empowering them and ...
The Continuing Education of a City

The Continuing Education of a City

By Kathy Wolff My philosophy has always been to help folks understand the “why” of what we do together. I found ...
The Freedom of Choice

The Freedom of Choice

By Lara Joseph Abnormal repetitive behaviors (ARBs) are behaviors you do not generally see in animals living in ...
Ask the Experts: Optimizing Your Website

Ask the Experts: Optimizing Your Website

By Veronica Boutelle If people are finding your site but not reaching out once they do, you’ve got either a ...