Posts Tagged ‘Pet Empowerment’

Resource Guarding In Dogs

Resource Guarding In Dogs, The Academy of Pet Careers

Resource Guarding, also called possession aggression, is a common behavior problem for many pet parents. Your dog suddenly becomes defensive over his food bowl, a toy, his favorite bed, maybe even a favorite person. He hovers, with his chin held over his prized possession. He may show his teeth and growl or snarl or even…

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Behavior Management In The Workplace (2-Day Seminar)

Behavior Management In The Workplace Seminar

  What is Behavior Management? This 2-day seminar focuses on teaching pet care workers behavior management. They will begin by learning how to recognize fear, stress and frustration in dogs and cats. We will teach how to recognize body language signals that indicate an animal is overly stressed or fearful. There will be discussion of…

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Snow Day Activities For Your Dog

Snow Day Activities For Dogs, The Academy of Pet Careers

Sometimes it’s just too cold outside to go for a long walk or play fetch in the yard. But our dogs still need their exercise. What can we do to help our furry family burn through that cabin fever?   Did you know that a dog will burn more energy engaging in mental exercise than…

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Empowerment Training By James O’heare

Understanding Empowerment, Training For It, And Rehabilitating Disempowerment Book Summary Mr. O’Heare does a nice job of summarizing basic learning theory as understood by behaviorism and applied behavior analysis. He also provides details of the evolution of behavior modification techniques. He covers past methodology when the focus was on using aversive stimuli and punishment to…

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