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You catch more Horses with Honey

Most horse training is negative reinforcement. You kick the horse until it moves forward. You pull on the reins until it stops. Once the horse has learned that the kicking will stop when he moves forward much more subtle cues such as a Walk On’ or just a squeeze of the legs can be substitutes. […]

Handedness in Dogs

Dogs-like people-are handed, that is they prefer to use one paw or the other. You can test your dog to see if he or she is right pawed or left pawed. Observe the paw used to overturn a can under which a treat has been hidden or which paw he uses to hold a toy. […]

Announcing the Animal Behavior Consultants of Northern Michigan

The Animal Behavior Consultants of Northern Michigan is now accepting behavior cases in dogs, cats, and horses.