Building Resilience Through Rapport with Recovery Markers

Building Resilience Through Rapport with Recovery Markers

Resilience, as applied to discussions of animal temperament, refers to an animal’s ability to recover and move on from a stressful or startling event. Many factors affect resilience, including the degree to which an event is stressful or threatening (nearly dropping a...
Case Study: Human Directed Aggression in a Horse

Case Study: Human Directed Aggression in a Horse

Client: Experienced female horse owner in her 40s Horse’s name: Baron Breed: Welsh Section D Sex: Gelding Age: 5 BIOP: 2 years Height: 15hh Other horses owned by client: One 10-year-old gelding, 16.1hh, and one aged pony gelding, 13hh Accommodation: DIY at livery...
Chicken Enrichment

Chicken Enrichment

The benefits of enrichment for chickens Providing enrichment to our dogs and cats is becoming a common practice for most pet owners. However, all animals can benefit from enrichment, including our feathered friends! Backyard chickens are becoming increasingly popular...
Deaf dogs: A Unique Communication

Deaf dogs: A Unique Communication

How can deaf dogs understand humans? We all know that the process of domesticating dogs has made them develop a unique ability to read our gestures and body postures, to the point of making decisions and performing behaviors according to what we expect from them. A...