On Monday Dr. Sophia Yin, one of the world’s most respected and important veterinary behaviorists, committed suicide. She was 48. Dr. Yin was a pioneer in the field of force-free positive reinforcement dog training. It…
I was honored to have been named the Karen Pryor Academy’s dog trainer of the month this month. Thanks to Marie Clougher of PenAndPress.com for penning this wonderful profile. To read the full article, head over to ClickerTraining.com,…
A Brooklyn dog lover has devoted the last few years to investigating some of the weirder ways in which people insist on hanging onto their departed pets. The result is her film, Furever.
The late singer of this hit 1953 pop song was an animal lover. Last year, she rerecorded the lyrics to encourage people to go to shelters instead of pet shops.
Cathy Klein of PetResumes.net works to help prospective landlords see what lovable tenants your cats or dogs could be.
Pitbull advocacy group StubbyDog is conducting a national search for the best and bravest members of this too-often maligned breed. Does your dog have what it takes to be part of a Superhero Squad?
Dina DiCenso, the owner of Brooklyn’s Gristle Tattoo, is working to help find homes for needy pitbulls. But she’s even more passionate about the furry homeless creatures who ride the subway.
The very private Queen Elizabeth has recently made public her use of positive reinforcement dog training. She’s even revealed her preferred kind of dog treat.
Photography was not part of her job description, but soon after she started working at NYC’s Animal Care and Control, Emily Tanen started getting dogs adopted by taking beautiful portraits.
Professor Irene Pepperberg spent decades studying her parrot, Alex. Could an understanding of bird intelligence make for a better dog owner?