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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 award-winning author of Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy and Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy . She is the creator of the popular blog, Companion Animal Psychology, writes The Pawsitive Post premium newsletter, and also has a column at Psychology Today . Todd lives in Maple Ridge, BC, with her husband, one dog, and two cats.  Useful links:

Companion Animal Psychology has moved

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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

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

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