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  1. Canine Connections: Mike Dowling at TEDxNapaValley

    Contributor(s):: Mike Dowling

    Marine Corps Sergeant Mike Dowling talks about Canine Connections, the connection between a Military Dog Handler and his dog, Sergeant Rex, as part of the TEDxNapaValley 2012 "Connected" event. Born in Berkeley California and raised in the Bay Area, Mike Dowling is a former U.S. Marine...

  2. Variations in the timing of reinforcement as a training technique for foals ( Equus caballus )

    Contributor(s):: Warren-Smith, A. K., McLean, A. N., Nicol, H. I., McGreevy, P. D.

    Horses are used worldwide for a range of activities. Their usefulness and welfare in these pursuits are strongly influenced by their trainability, which may in turn be influenced by learning ability. Handling and riding horses can expose both handler and horse to a considerable risk of injury....

  3. Mar 25 2015

    16th Annual EAGALA Conference

    Founded in 1999, EAGALA is a nonprofit professional association. Our vision is that every person worldwide will have access to Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning services, provided at the...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/277

  4. Summit Assistance Dogs

    Summit Assistance Dogs is a fully accredited 501(c)(3) organization that creates life-changing partnerships by providing highly-skilled mobility, hearing and therapy dogs for people living with disabilities, giving them increased independence and renewed confidence.Through innovative partnerships...

  5. The use of electric pulse training aids (EPTAs) in companion animals

    Contributor(s):: Daniel Mills, Ernest Soulsby, Anne McBride, David Lamb, David Morton, Sean Wesley, Charles Deeming, L. Dixon, D. Foster

    There is currently little regulation of training and behaviour modification processes in the UK (CAWC 2008) besides measures enshrined in the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and a voluntary Code of Practice launched in 2010 (see: http://www.cawc.org.uk/080603.pdf). This Code is consistent with current UK...

  6. Studies to assess the effect of pet training aids, specifically remote static pulse systems, on the welfare of domestic dogs: field study of dogs in training

    Contributor(s):: Jonathan Cooper, Nina Cracknell, Jessica Hardiman, Daniel Mills

    The project had a single aim, namely to assess the impact of use of remote static pulse electric training aids (e-collars) during the training of dogs in comparison to dogs referred for similar behavioural problems but without e-collar training. The specific objective was to use appropriate...

  7. Dogs for Heroes

    Our mission to place rescued American Staffordshire Terrier's, Staffordshire Terrier's, American Pit Bulls, American Bullies, English Bulldogs, and other Molosser Breeds, then rehabilitate and train them as Companion, and Service Dogs for fellow Veterans who are suffering with Post...

  8. Guidance for puppy owners

    Contributor(s):: Hedges, S.

    The advantages of behavioural guidance from veterinary practice was discussed. Highlights focused on the behavioural management, care, and training of puppies.

  9. "Smartest Horse in the U.S. Army."

    Contributor(s):: Slovak, Marilyn L.

  10. The Dogs Of War

    Contributor(s):: Paltzer, Seth

  11. United States War Dogs and Their Handlers, 1944-1945

    Contributor(s):: Gero, Anthony, Milligan, Edward

  12. Do you see what i see? Can non-experts with minimal training reproduce expert ratings in behavioral assessments of working dogs?

    Contributor(s):: Fratkin, J. L., Sinn, D. L., Thomas, S., Hilliard, S., Olson, Z., Gosling, S. D.

    Working-dog organizations often use behavioral ratings by experts to evaluate a dog's likelihood of success. However, these experts are frequently under severe time constraints. One way to alleviate the pressure on limited organizational resources would be to use non-experts to assess dog...

  13. Dogs and their human companions: the effect of familiarity on dog-human interactions

    Contributor(s):: Kerepesi, A., Doka, A., Miklosi, A.

    There are few quantitative examinations of the extent to which dogs discriminate between familiar and unfamiliar persons. In our study we have investigated whether dogs show differential behaviour towards humans of different degrees of familiarity (owner, familiar person, unfamiliar person). Dogs...

  14. Gazing toward humans: a study on water rescue dogs using the impossible task paradigm

    Contributor(s):: D'Aniello, B., Scandurra, A., Prato-Previde, E., Valsecchi, P.

    Various studies have assessed the role of life experiences, including learning opportunities, living conditions and the quality of dog-human relationships, in the use of human cues and problem-solving ability. The current study investigates how and to what extent training affects the behaviour of...

  15. Which personality dimensions do puppy tests measure? A systematic procedure for categorizing behavioral assays

    Contributor(s):: McGarrity, M. E., Sinn, D. L., Gosling, S. D.

    With the recent increase in interest in personality in dogs, behavioral assays of their behavior have proliferated. There has been particularly strong interest in predicting adult behavior from puppy tests. As a result, researchers and practitioners seeking to measure personality in puppies are...

  16. Don't Throw Us Away

    Don’t Throw Us Away is a mutually beneficial program.  In this partnership, homeless dogs gain the love, training and rehabilitation that will make them adoptable and inmates become empathetic and gain a sense of responsibility and purpose, allowing them to re-enter society as...

  17. Healing with Paws

    Healing with Paws is an Animal-Assisted Therapy Service located in Northern California.  They provide services in visiting patients, consultation and implementation of animal-assisted therapy programs, and education and speaking for healthcare facilities. Animal Assisted Therapy is a...

  18. Conceptualising the Impact of Arousal and Affective State on Training Outcomes of Operant Conditioning

    Contributor(s):: Melissa J. Starling, Nicholas Branson, Denis Cody, Paul D. McGreevy

    Animal training relies heavily on an understanding of species-specific behaviour as it integrates with operant conditioning principles. Following on from recent studies showing that affective states and arousal levels may correlate with behavioural outcomes, we explore the contribution of both...

  19. Delta Hearts of Gold

    Delta Hearts of Gold is a "Community Partner" with the International Pet Partners program. As a Community Partner located in Fort Worth, Texas we volunteer, train, evaluate as well as mentor our therapy animal teams. In the spring of 2007, a group of animal enthusiasts, who had been...

  20. The human-animal bond

    Contributor(s):: Hedges, S.