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PPG Summit 2020 Sessions: Enrichment in the Shelter – Using Science to Guide Us to the Most Efficacious Practices

BARKS presents session details from PPG's 2020 Summit and Workshops in Phoenix, Arizona *Early bird discount available if you register before January 31, 2020! Session Details: Read More

Feline Behavior Unmasked: Nighttime Wakefulness

By Paula Garber Q: Why does my cat wake me up in the middle of the night? Is it because cats are nocturnal? A: Cats are actually crepuscular, which means they tend to be most active at dawn and dusk when ...

A Little Doggy “Me Time” this Holiday Season!

Okay, you've unwrapped the pressies, eaten the turkey, spent time with the family, watched endless hours of TV....what next? If you've got the luxury of some time off, why not use the festive period to spend a little more time with your dog, ...

A Cry for Attention

By Lara Joseph Foraging is defined as searching for food. From my observations, however, much more is involved than the mere hunt for food when a parrot carries out this behavior.  I am fascinated with watching ...

The Problem with Shock

By Angelica Steinker It isn’t that shock collar training doesn’t work, because it does. The question is at what price? Some extremely skilled trainers may be able to offset some of the problems shock collars can ...

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