Training an aggressive animal in a group

Training an aggressive animal in a group

The National Zoo’s grey seals started out to be rather aggressive, but soon became trusted colleagues. We were able to routinely go in with the otters, bush dogs, beavers, cheetahs, wolves and sea lions.  We worked five kinds of bears at the holding area...
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...