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

By Cinthia Alia Mitchell,Nicole Nicassio-Hiskey

Is your puppy bored or harmful? Environmental enrichment is the reply! Environmental enrichment is a dynamic strategy that impacts animal environments to augment caliber of existence. For the previous 30 years, researchers corresponding to David Shepherdson and Hal Markowits have studied and confirmed that environmental enrichment is vital to the overall healthiness and health of all animals, household and unique. Zoos and aquariums were utilizing environmental enrichment for many years and it's time that puppy vendors do an identical. regrettably, they've got constrained assets and minimum knowing 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's, the way it works and why it's crucial for the health and wellbeing 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 straightforward principles to counterpoint their pet’s lifestyles and support cast off challenge behaviors. With a number of able to use enrichment schedules and enrichment prescriptions for challenge behaviors, puppy vendors can fast event the advantages of enrichment, first hand, of their personal houses.

Beyond Squeaky Toys is for the puppy proprietor who desires to dwell in concord with their puppy and is in look for innovations that don't take loads of time, ability or in-depth figuring out of complicated technology and methods. the tips are low-cost and most significantly paintings! they could immediately be carried out and convey fast, optimistic habit adjustments. better of all, the reader becomes extra conversant in their pet’s typical background and breed-specific behaviors to advance artistic enrichment ideas in their personal to aid direct their pet’s habit into extra applicable retailers and construct a much better pet/owner bond.

PAGES: 161 (Full colour pictures, mounted Layout)


"I have lengthy maintained that education and enrichment are so built-in and hooked up that you just quite can’t have one with out the opposite. The authors proportion an identical philosophy and their integration of the 2 make this a hugely beneficial and really distinct ebook. it truly is good prepare, has sturdy education recommendation, and covers a subject matter no longer on a regular basis addressed in such a lot books or seminars. it's not that i am convinced i've got noticeable one other e-book like this one out there. It speaks successfully to the informal puppy proprietor and remains to be a good 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: profitable Animal administration via optimistic Reinforcement

"This is definitely the 1st e-book that i've got obvious that explains enrichment in a manner that puppy vendors can establish with and offers them quite sensible and enjoyable methods for them to place their new wisdom into perform. puppy difficulties (which are typically simply as a lot proprietor difficulties) became one of these nice resource of angst for either pets and vendors that the type of info and recommendation during this publication is either well timed and significantly needed!" — David Shepherdson Ph.D. Conservation supervisor Oregon Zoo

"Enrichment is of serious significance for captive animal healthiness 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 evenly and voluntarily provide its paw for a toenail trim, or open its mouth for a dental examination, or supply its tail for number of a blood pattern, the sky may be the restrict for what could be performed with our personal cats and canine. Authors Nicole Nicassio-Hiskey and Cinthia Alia Mitchell have performed a good task of explaining not only the “why” of animal enrichment, however the “how”, with appealing images and distinct descriptions of every instructed enrichment choice. We owe it to our pets to undertake the foundations during this booklet, in order that our pets can stay greater and fitter lives." — Lisa Harrenstien, DVM, DACZM

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