Crowd-Sourced Canine Behavior Study

Join a Historic Study of Canine Behavior before January 15, 2018! How does this sound: answer a few questions about your own dog(s) behavior and in doing so, contribute to helping save the lives of other pooches in shelters? At … Continue reading

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What penis bones might tell us about dire wolf behavior

Dire wolves are one of those creatures from the past that has captured the public imagination. They are conventionally dreamed of as being massive wolves, and Hollywood has created fictional ones the size of horses. The truth of the matter … Continue reading

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MADDIE’S FUND JOINS HALO PET FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT CANINE BEHAVIOR RESEARCH

The Halo Pet Foundation is thrilled that Maddie’s Fund has awarded a research grant to the Center for Canine Behavior Studies (CCBS). Halo loves that CCBS is dedicated to understanding the behavior of dogs to deepen the bond between dogs … Continue reading

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Redirect to an Alternate Behavior

This is brilliant. It’s also related to dog training. This Dad has hit on a great technique for ending a frustrating situation quickly: redirecting from an unwanted behavior to another. Redirection is another technique in the Applied Behavior Analysis toolbox. … Continue reading

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Clicker Training: Capturing a Behavior and Putting It on Cue

Spike gets a treat There are big changes afoot for me this year, and one of the biggest is more focus on both clicker training and nose work. I’ve posted a few times about nose work over the holidays. (There … Continue reading

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