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How to Prioritize Training for a New Rescue Dog: A Guide

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So you brought home a new best friend, and you’re not sure where to start with training your new rescue dog. Here are some tips. Photo: Geartooth Productions/Shutterstock

Animal Book Club April 2021

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The April choice for the Companion Animal Psychology Book Club.  By Zazie Todd, PhD

Fellow Creatures: Finding Hope in Dog Training and Animal Behaviour

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My latest piece at my Psychology Today blog, Fellow Creatures, is up and it looks at the role of the writer when it comes to dog training and animal behaviour.

Companion Animal Psychology Turns 9

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Celebrating nine years of blogging about cats and dogs.  Photo: Rodica Vasiliev/Shutterstock

The Writer's Pet: Trina Moyles and Lookout

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Trina Moyles on her canine friend and protector, Holly, and her latest book, Lookout: Love, Solitude, and Searching for Wildfire in the Boreal Forest . No. 14 in the series The Writer's Pet by Zazie Todd PhD.

Fellow Creatures: New Post on Social Vulnerability and the Surrender of Pets

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I have a new post at my Psychology Today blog, Fellow Creatures, that looks at some research on the factors that affect people's decision to surrender pets to the BC SPCA. Photo: Justin Veeneema/Unsplash