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Companion Animal Psychology Book Club May 2021

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 "Answers every question imaginable for the new cat owner."--New York Times Book Review.

Treats and a Training Plan Help Dogs to Wear a Muzzle, Study Shows

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Dogs should learn to wear a muzzle, but many people make mistakes and there’s a fit issue too, according to new research. A dog wears a muzzle at the vet. Photo: Lipik Stock Media/Shutterstock

The Lemonade Conference 2021

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Ticket sales end soon for The Lemonade Conference - three days of education about dog sports, training, and behaviour. Photo: Christina Anne Costello/Unsplash.  The Lemonade Conference from 7-9 May brings you three days of online continuing education with speakers including Malena DeMartini, Jessica Hekman, Kathryn Lord, Emily Larlham, Daniel Mills, Eileen Anderson, Tabitha Kucera, Christopher Pachel, Kathy Sdao, and many more - including myself. It's brought to you by the IAABC and Denise Fenzi and ticket sales end soon . Scholarships are also available and the deadline is this Friday 23rd April.  Zazie Todd, PhD , is the author of Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy, a BC bestseller and winner of the Maxwell Medallion for best book (behaviour, health or general care) from the Dog Writers Association of America. She is the founder of the popular blog Companion Animal Psychology , and also writes a column for Psychology Today . Todd lives in Maple Ridge, BC, with her husban

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Companion Animal Psychology News April 2021

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Myths about dogs, making indoor/outdoor decisions about cats, and providing shade for guinea pigs... this month's Companion Animal Psychology news.

13 Common Dog Training Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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The common mistakes many people make when training their dog. Photo: Alexei_tm/Shutterstock