Download e-book for iPad: Beyond Squeaky Toys: Innovative ideas for eliminating by Cinthia Alia Mitchell,Nicole Nicassio-Hiskey

By Cinthia Alia Mitchell,Nicole Nicassio-Hiskey

ISBN-10: 0615806902

ISBN-13: 9780615806907

Is your puppy bored or harmful? Environmental enrichment is the reply! Environmental enrichment is a dynamic procedure that affects animal environments to reinforce caliber of existence. For the prior 30 years, researchers reminiscent of David Shepherdson and Hal Markowits have studied and confirmed that environmental enrichment is vital to the future health and health of all animals, family and unique. Zoos and aquariums were utilizing environmental enrichment for many years and it's time that puppy vendors do an analogous. regrettably, they've got restricted assets and minimum realizing of environmental enrichment and the way to take advantage of it successfully.

In past Squeaky Toys, Nicole and Cinthia clarify the heritage of environmental enrichment, what it truly is, the way it works and why it's crucial for the overall healthiness and health of animals. They clarify the connection among boredom and challenge behaviors and supply the reader with over a hundred cutting edge, low-cost and easy rules to counterpoint their pet’s existence and aid get rid of challenge behaviors. With a number of able to use enrichment schedules and enrichment prescriptions for challenge behaviors, puppy vendors can quick adventure the advantages of enrichment, first hand, of their personal houses.

Beyond Squeaky Toys is for the puppy proprietor who desires to reside in concord with their puppy and is in look for ideas that don't take loads of time, ability or in-depth realizing of complex technological know-how and methods. the information are reasonably cheap and most significantly paintings! they could immediately be carried out and bring fast, optimistic habit adjustments. better of all, the reader becomes extra acquainted with their pet’s typical background and breed-specific behaviors to enhance artistic enrichment techniques in their personal to assist direct their pet’s habit into extra applicable retailers and construct a far better pet/owner bond.

PAGES: 161 (Full colour pictures, fastened Layout)


"I have lengthy maintained that education and enrichment are so built-in and attached that you just rather can’t have one with no the opposite. The authors percentage the same philosophy and their integration of the 2 make this a hugely invaluable and actually particular ebook. it's good prepare, has reliable education suggestion, and covers a subject matter no longer on a regular basis addressed in such a lot books or seminars. i'm really not convinced i've got visible one other e-book like this one out there. It speaks successfully to the informal puppy proprietor and continues to be an exceptional source for the pro. I hugely suggest this booklet and imagine it's going to be in each trainer’s library." —Ken Ramirez, govt vice chairman Animal Care & education, Shedd Aquarium, Chicago - writer, Animal education: winning Animal administration via confident Reinforcement

"This is definitely the 1st booklet that i've got obvious that explains enrichment in a fashion that puppy vendors can establish with and provides them fairly functional and enjoyable methods for them to place their new wisdom into perform. puppy difficulties (which tend to be simply as a lot proprietor difficulties) became this kind of nice resource of angst for either pets and proprietors that the type of info and recommendation during this e-book is either well timed and seriously needed!" — David Shepherdson Ph.D. Conservation supervisor Oregon Zoo

"Enrichment is of serious value for captive animal health and wellbeing and welfare, not only for these animals housed in zoos yet for these in our houses, to boot. simply imagine, if a zookeeper can teach a tiger to frivolously and voluntarily supply its paw for a toenail trim, or open its mouth for a dental examination, or supply its tail for choice of a blood pattern, the sky can be the restrict for what may be performed with our personal cats and canines. Authors Nicole Nicassio-Hiskey and Cinthia Alia Mitchell have performed a very good activity of explaining not only the “why” of animal enrichment, however the “how”, with appealing images and precise descriptions of every steered enrichment alternative. We owe it to our pets to undertake the rules during this e-book, in order that our pets can dwell greater and more fit lives." — Lisa Harrenstien, DVM, DACZM

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