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A Feel for Feet

July 9, 2020 5:06 am

Many of us at some point have experienced horses that don’t respect us very much, or we experience trouble on the ground or in the saddle. These problems can be frustrating and intimidating, leaving us not knowing what to do.

Adopting an Undersocialized Dog

July 9, 2020 5:03 am

Dogs that come from hoarding situations may have never lived with people. Learn what to expect, how to handle them and how to best ease them into their new living situation.

Adopting an Under Socialized Cat

July 9, 2020 5:02 am

Learn how to gently integrate a cat that's come from an under socialized situation into your house and life.

Crate Training Your Dog

July 9, 2020 4:41 am

Crate training your dog may take some time and effort, but can be useful in a variety of situations.

Dog Toys and How to Use Them

July 9, 2020 4:24 am

Many behavior problems in dogs are the result of boredom or excess energy. Toys offer mental and physical stimulation and enrichment.

Establish Your Personal Space

July 9, 2020 4:22 am

Horses, donkeys and mules are very big animals. This may seem like an obvious fact, but it’s crucial to keep it in mind any time we interact with or train horses.

Getting Started with the Clicker

July 9, 2020 4:14 am

The easiest way to start clicker training is to teach your dog to hand target. During this process your dog will learn that the click sound ALWAYS means a treat is coming, and he’ll learn that offering a specific behavior earns a click/treat. This will become the foundation for teaching all sorts of new behaviors.

Housetraining a Puppy

July 9, 2020 4:04 am

Housetraining a puppy takes time, patience, vigilance and commitment. Learn the best techniques through this handout!