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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

Companion Animal Psychology News March 2021

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Family portraits with pets, tips for caring for kittens, wool dogs in BC, and more... This month's Companion Animal Psychology News. By Zazie Todd, PhD

Peeling Carrots Like Grandma: Lessons in Efficiency For Dog Training

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Every dog is an individual, but dog training is more efficient when there’s a recipe to follow. Photo: Helen Hotson/Shutterstock By Kristi Benson CTC PCBC-A, Special Correspondent

The Writer’s Pet: Jen Sookfong Lee, Finding Home, and The Shadow List

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 Jen Sookfong Lee on her adorable dog, her new children’s book, and her first poetry collection. Rosie McDoggle. Photo: Jen Sookfong Lee.

One Year of Wag: Happy Tails from a Debut Author

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Reflections on the publication of Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy, one year on. Dixie and Hamish with Wag. Photo: Bonnie Hartney, Ocean Park Dog Training . By Zazie Todd, PhD