There's nothing like a new year to inspire a fresh start with goals and resolutions. Need to lose 30 pounds to make it easier to get around the agility course? This is the year for it. (True, the last five years have also been the year for it, but this year is different—really!)
Start the New Year on the Right Paw—with Clicker TrainingBy Jane Fallander on 01/03/2022
New Year's Resolutions, Clicker-Style!By Aidan Bindoff on 01/04/2018
When you make your New Year's resolutions this year, why not include your dog? Popular resolutions such as "get more exercise" can easily include the family pet, and many spiritual, personal growth, environmental, and philanthropical goals can include your best friend, too. Here are our top 7 ideas for including a favorite canine in your New Year's resolutions.
Monkey Business: Natural and Learned Behavior in CapuchinsBy Karen Pryor on 06/01/2007
What's more fun than a barrel of monkeys? TRAINING a barrel of monkeys!
A Research Round Up on Animals in Our LivesBy Gale Pryor on 09/01/2004
In a study of 50 dog owners and 50 people who don't own dogs, test subjects interact with dogs they own, dogs belonging to others, and a robot dog manufactured by Sony. Researchers take blood pressure readings and blood samples from the people and the dogs. Preliminary findings show the best results from interaction between people and the dogs they own. Both the dogs and humans have experienced lower blood pressure, better levels of good hormones and decreased levels of hormones related to stress.