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    Some of what Chelsea does with her Dogs ;)...

    Some of what Chelsea does with her Dogs ;)
    https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.115271738576955.15392.100002823891013&type=3

    :)

    Charlie
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    Attention all UK RTFers GDG

    A friend from the UK, Chelsea Burrows, just joined the fray. She lives at Newcastle upon Tyne. She posted already on the Fox Red thread. I told her there are several fellow UK folk here. She is new...
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    Welcome aboard Chelsea. Enjoy the ride. :) you...

    Welcome aboard Chelsea. Enjoy the ride. :)

    you should post the picture of the whole gang of four ;)
    Kasey is never too far from them...

    Charlie
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    No. Although both are innate, they are separate....

    No. Although both are innate, they are separate. Oral-Visual Reflex is a survival instinct. Prey Drive can be but also can be attributed to a variety of stimuli. Prey Drive is closely tied to a form...
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    There is no “fixed” approach because no situation...

    There is no “fixed” approach because no situation or mechanism behind the behavior is the same. The dynamics vary so every case must be evaluated and assessed accordingly. There are too many...
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    Anchor woman was reaching towards dog from behind...

    Anchor woman was reaching towards dog from behind and was obviously tense (muscles tight in face).This was done prior to video clip segment shown on link (I got to view entire interview). She quickly...
  7. The Life of a Show Person...GDG

    wrote for a friend...Enjoy


    You made sure you registered and sent in the required fees four months in advance. It is not because you are that organized but because the last show you forgot and...
  8. http://www.certifiedanimalbehaviorist.com/school.h...

    http://www.certifiedanimalbehaviorist.com/school.html
    list of 16 schools which offer PhD programs in applied animal behavior. In addition, many local college or university programs can be modified...
  9. Paul, that is Not the same as an Animal...

    Paul, that is Not the same as an Animal behaviorist...
    it is a dog training course... for a CDT certificate.

    This is limited campus time training (2 weeks). The rest is similar to other...
  10. The average general public dog owner is who most...

    The average general public dog owner is who most of an animal behaviorist’s practice is geared for. They are usually lacking an understanding of the dynamics and participation involved with...
  11. The field of animal behavior has a variety of sub...

    The field of animal behavior has a variety of sub specialties; one of which is applied animal behavior. Applied animal behavior involves working directly with animals in an applied setting, such as...
  12. I'll type more detailed description this weekend...

    I'll type more detailed description this weekend on the varying applications of an AB but here is a brief description.

    The field of animal behavior is concerned with understanding the causes,...
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    The Big Picture ??GDG??

    The Big Picture

    I recently posted a link regarding Conformation (Dog Shows). There were interesting points made in the article that had the potential to generate positive discussion. However, this...
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    For the Show Folk....

    http://www.thedogplace.org/ShowDog/Preferred-Type_Gammill-0901.asp

    Curious as to your opinion on this article.

    Maybe a good discussion will develop....
    and not a Show vs Field popcorn fest ;)...
  15. Barbara, co-author, is following this thread on...

    Barbara, co-author, is following this thread on RTF. She also is following one on a professional trainers’ forum in which she sent me this. It illustrates how terms and concepts are not understood...
  16. Temperament of a dog is caused by many factors or...

    Temperament of a dog is caused by many factors or stimuli. The environment , physical demands and stress, some hereditary influence and some learnt. Temperament can best be described as “mood”.
    A...
  17. Agree, thus why the need to clarify and simplify...

    Agree, thus why the need to clarify and simplify for the average owner/trainer.
  18. Mr Samsa wrote: Indeed - with the obvious caveat...

    Mr Samsa wrote:
    Indeed - with the obvious caveat that we need to be careful not to describe a behavior as innate simply because we haven't looked to see whether it is learnt or not. For example, you...
  19. Punishment is anything that decreases the...

    Punishment is anything that decreases the likelihood a behavior will occur again.

    Reinforcement is anything that increases the likelihood a behavior will occur again.

    Both punishment and...
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    Here is a bit more about the stretch. Often...

    Here is a bit more about the stretch. Often facing away from me, tail up but not necessarily wagging. Usually no vocalization.

    Now that sounds like a Chessie… ;) Defiance and Attitude
    Us Chessie...
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    Tail Chasing is often a result of innate ...

    Tail Chasing is often a result of innate ingrained influences, most notably the Visual-Oral Reflex. This is a highly developed natural reflex in dogs, allowing them to catch a fly right out of the...
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    Congratulations... Enjoy the Journey.

    Congratulations...
    Enjoy the Journey.
  23. Stephen, got this link from a friend ( a AVSAB...

    Stephen,
    got this link from a friend ( a AVSAB veterinarian).
    There is a link on this site to find a board certified veterinary behaviorist in your area.

    http://www.dacvb.org/

    This way, if...
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    Carol, Could be insulin dependent diabetes...

    Carol,
    Could be insulin dependent diabetes (Mellitis).
    There will be elevated sugar in blood and high enough, spilling into urine.
    You can confirn cheaply by getting Reagent Strips to test urine...
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    Thanks for the link... found some info helpful....

    Thanks for the link... found some info helpful.
    especially this "Hyperglycemia is less likely to occur if the dog is fed canned and dry kibble foods containing high concentrations of fiber and...
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