Animal Rights and Animal Welfare

Animal Rights and Animal Welfare

…. the ethical treatment of animals by Philipp J. Kroiss,   guest blogger Animal rights activists portray animals as having the same rights and needs  as humans.  This is much different than demanding ideal care  to ensure the animal’s welfare.  To secure human...
Respect amongst trainers

Respect amongst trainers

I would like to recommend this blog post by my colleague, Jose Gomez:  http://www.trainmeplease.com.au/blog/gentle-with-animals-but-harsh-with-people It is about the way we teach others, in this case, humans.  In particular, it is about the way we correct mistakes,...
Winter 2016 Online Perception Modification Class

Winter 2016 Online Perception Modification Class

  Master Perception Modification in time to lead your animals and your clients through the holiday events and New Year’s fireworks.  Master this material, and you can excel at  solving these challenges with pets and clients – and much more! This class...
It’s happening, starting tonight!

It’s happening, starting tonight!

FREE teleconference tonight,  Sep 28, 9 pm EDT, US PM or email me to register and get access information kc@synalia.com My guest is Sarah Roberts, SATS Certified Trainer, Level 3, in both Perception Modification and Bridge and Target. Sarah is also a licensed teacher...

Review of “7 ways to get behaviour:Finding the optimal technique in animal training“ Read original article here, by Karolina Westlund, PhD General I really enjoyed this article and like the style and demeanor of the writer.  Even when I disagree with her...