Animal Agency or Choice
Nancy Kelly

Respecting Animal Agency or Choice

In which areas of life does your pet have “agency”?  In social science, agency is defined as “the capacity of individuals to act independently and

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How to Use Cues in Dog Training

Verbal cues have a different meaning to dogs than to humans. Humans tend to think dogs are actually understanding the language, but dogs are simply

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Dogs and Visitors

Training Tip: Don’t put dogs in situations they don’t have the tools to handle. Human behavior challenges Why is it usually a bad idea to

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FOODS TOXIC TO DOGS

The days of a huge difference between “human foods” and “dog foods” are over.  We now understand that our dogs (and cats) are healthiest when

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How Dogs Learn
Nancy Kelly

How Do Dogs Learn?

Your dog is an individual but he or she learns in the same two ways as any other animal. Dogs learn through association and consequences.

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