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...
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...
Creating a Just and Joyful World for Dogs

Creating a Just and Joyful World for Dogs

“I believe the future involves more than just allowing the learner to opt-in and to opt-out (though that’s pretty cool, it has been around for a while). The future includes asking for the learner’s active permission to start, and to continue, with training. To direct...