29 03, 2020

FIV+ Kitties

2020-03-29T20:50:34+00:00March 29th, 2020|Animal Advocacy, Animal Rescue, Cat Behavior, Cat Training|

I’ve long wanted to write about FIV+ cats. Many people may not know what FIV+ means. A FIV+ kitty is a cat who has Feline Immunodeficiency Virus. This virus is specific to cats. It is similar to HIV in humans. FIV does not frequently make a cat sick. Some cats will live their full life [...]

29 03, 2020

Passive Dog Training

2020-03-29T18:47:24+00:00March 29th, 2020|Animal Behavior, Dog Behavior, Dog Training|

© Waldemar Dabrowski Since I’ve been doing behavioral work (17 years now), I’ve been frequently asked how I cannot use prong collars, choke chains, say ‘No,’ or be ‘dominant’ with aggressive dogs. One of the answers is that I implement passive dog training. I love passive training because it is how dogs learn [...]

1 09, 2019

Dr. Sally Foote on Feline Handling Webinars

2019-09-04T21:28:57+00:00September 1st, 2019|Cat Behavior, Cat Training, Pets, Sheltering|

Skype chat, Alana Stevenson and Dr. Sally Foote, veterinarian and educator, on the Feline Fundamentals Low-Stress Handling webinars. Unfortunately, the audio is terrible on this recording on my end, so only a segment is posted. You can read the dialogue below.  Register for Feline webinars. Dr. Foote: One thing that I say that I [...]