Showing posts from May, 2021

What You Can Expect from The Pawsitive Post

 Enrichment for your pet... and for you too in this new premium newsletter (with benefits). Photo: Lenti Hill/Shutterstock

Top Tips on Puppy Raising from the Experts (Guide)

How to train your puppy, what to do about the zoomies, and house training... Common questions about caring for puppies answered by the experts. Photo: Photology1971/Shutterstock By Zazie Todd, PhD  This page contains affiliate links which means I may earn a commission on qualifying purchases at no cost to you. Get Companion Animal Psychology in your inbox. Puppies are so cute! It must be wonderful to have one, right? But it can also be exhausting. And the need to socialize your puppy can feel like a big responsibility. We know that once people have had a puppy before, they typically do a better job of the socialization and training. They’ve learned from their earlier experience. But what if this is the first time you’ve got a puppy? It's very common to have questions about the best things to do to socialize and train your puppy. And let's face it, even an experienced puppy guardian can have questions. I asked some of North America's top experts for their tips for new puppy

Help Your Pet Live Their Best Life with The Pawsitive Post

An exciting new offering from Companion Animal Psychology for people who want (even) happier pets. By Zazie Todd, PhD

Flops, Treats, Purrs, and Pees: The Measurements of Daily Life with Pets

Trials, setbacks, and love are all part of our relationship with dogs and cats. Photo: Ermolaeva Olga 84/Shutterstock By Zazie Todd PhD.

Companion Animal Psychology News May 2021

Misunderstanding dogs, where a cat's butt goes, puppies, and teenagers... this month's Companion Animal Psychology news.

If The Cat Fits, It Tells Us What They See

Will cats choose to sit in an imaginary box? A grey cat called Ash sits in a Kanizsa square. Photo: Tara McCready By Zazie Todd, PhD.

Understanding Aggression in Dogs: It's Complex, but Fear is a Common Cause

The risk factors for dogs being aggressive towards people include being fearful, older, small, and someone’s first dog, new research shows.  Photo: Bianca Ackermann/Unsplash

Companion Animal Psychology Book Club May 2021

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

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