The Emotions of Reactivity

The Emotions of Reactivity

Reactivity refers to canine behavior whereby a dog is over aroused by something in the environment. For some dogs ...
Resource Guarding vs. Rule Setting: Training and Management

Resource Guarding vs. Rule Setting: Training and Management

How do we know if we’re dealing with resource guarding or rule setting? For me, the answer lies in a constellation ...
A Positive Strategy

A Positive Strategy

As I set up my dog on the start line of an agility course, I want her to feel excited and exhilarated. At the same ...
Lessons in Empathy

Lessons in Empathy

By Kathy Wolff According to Wikipedia (2021), empathy is the “capacity to understand or feel what another ...
Case Study: From Reactive to Relaxed

Case Study: From Reactive to Relaxed

By Dr. Sheryl L. Walker Of all my years studying animal behavior and consulting with individual clients and ...
BARKS News – June 2021

BARKS News – June 2021

Listen to the June 2021 edition of BARKS News! Highlights include: Geek Week 2021 - Registration now open! ...
It’s All in the Management

It’s All in the Management

By Dr. Morag Heirs When you are dealing with a deaf puppy or an adolescent deaf dog in a rescue environment, ...
Empowerment for a Better Quality of Life

Empowerment for a Better Quality of Life

By Miki Saito When looking after a blind dog, it is vital to know his abilities as well as his challenges so we ...
BARKS Podcast with Ken MacLeod of My Positive Pup: June 4, 2021

BARKS Podcast with Ken MacLeod of My Positive Pup: June 4, 2021

Ken MacLeod of My Positive Pup chats about the incredible results he got with his reactive puppy Scooter via ...
BARKS Podcast with Rain Jordan of The Fearful Dogs Project: May 29, 2021

BARKS Podcast with Rain Jordan of The Fearful Dogs Project: May 29, 2021

Join Niki Tudge and Rain Jordan of The Fearful Dogs Project, as they discuss how the initiative helps dogs -- and ...
Playing It Safe

Playing It Safe

By Andrea Carne “Play with your cat more – and give him a meaty diet…” I wouldn’t be surprised if variations ...